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Second Look: Northern New York History

Sep 15, 2019

Noah John Rondeau was an interesting character of contradictions. He loved people but even more loved being alone in the wilderness. He had only an eighth-grade education but developed his own secret code that kept his secrets long after his death.

Kelly and Christina discuss this interesting north country man, his life...


Sep 8, 2019

The Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, celebrating its 50th anniversary today, is one of the largest nature centers in New York’s state park system. It sits on a 600-acre peninsula of Wellesley Island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. It has 8 miles of hiking trails as well as 7 miles of cross-country...


Sep 1, 2019

“They raided the sugar supply as well as the butter. They opened the store’s large cooler and began pulling butter out of it, disregarding the manager’s warning that only a half pound could be sold to each customer.”

We're back! Today we’re looking back to December 1944 to find the answer to the question what...


Jul 31, 2019

Special guest Dennis O'Brien joins Kelly and Christina to talk about the history of the Northern Brewing Co. in Watertown, including its famous sports owner, who may have also invented the bounce pass. Listen for more.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is by Podington Bear. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram....


Jul 28, 2019

Special guest host Dennis O'Brien joins Christina for a look back at north country happenings this week, from renovations of a 100-year-old Civil War monument, a loose local connection to a major murder trial and a stern edict from our favorite past Chief of Police, E.J. Singleton.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott....