About the Crooked Lake Review
The Crooked Lake Review is a local history
the Conhocton, Canisteo, Tioga, Chemung
and Genesee river valleys,
and for the Finger Lakes and Lake Ontario
regions of New York State.
It is a review of the accomplishments of the men,
women and families who settled in these regions,
built homes, cleared farms and started businesses.
It is also a review of the present work and aspirations
of the people who were born here or who came to live here.
The first issue of the Crooked Lake Review
appeared in May 1988.
Starting with Issue 134, the Crooked Lake
Review is published
online only. Issue 133 Winter 2005 was
the last print edition.
All the articles from the print issues
are posted on the website. In August 2008,
the Crooked Lake Review switched
to a blog format for new articles.
a long-time contributor to the
Crooked Lake Review,
of the Crooked Lake Review Blog.
Martha and William Treichler
the Crooked Lake Review. When
they arrived in New York State in 1975, Martha and Bill became
of the Steuben County Historical Society to learn more about
the history of
They met people through the Society who
became writers for the
readers offered stories for publications
and became regular contributors. When Bill
died in 2008, the Crooked Lake
Review switched to a blog format and David
Minor took editorial responsibility.
The Crooked Lake Review exists through
the generosity of the people who write
and contribute their stories, essays,
biographies, comments, reviews of books,
and discoveries of early news items for
We appreciate your comments and suggestions.
Please contact us at email@example.com
Crooked Lake is the old name for Keuka