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Second Look: Northern NY History Podcast

Nov 28, 2018

We have a selection of several entries for this week's episodes, but don't worry, we read each of them on the show for you to hear. Let us know your favorites, too. Thanks!

Links:
Show website: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/section/curr21
Instagram: www.instagram.com/second_look_history 

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cknott@wdt.net


Nov 21, 2018

Nov. 20, 1918: With weather conditions promising to be the most appropriate for an ideal Thanksgiving day and diverse attractions arranged for by churches, theaters, movie houses, dance halls and athletic organizations, hard to please will be the citizen of Watertown who cannot find some means of enjoying the great...


Nov 14, 2018

Oct. 28, 1943: League bowling in Watertown today faces its first threat of curtailment or dissolution in years as police moved to end employment of pin boys under 16 years of age. Police visited the four local alleys Thursday night to warn proprietors that the hiring of boys under 16 was a violation of the penal...


Nov 12, 2018

We sit down with the former Watertown Daily Times managing editor, Perry White, during his last week of work before retirement to ask him what he thought of his career, journalism in general, the north country and more.

 

Links:
Show website: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/section/curr21


Nov 5, 2018

Oct. 31, 1918: Shortly after Watertown entered the dry column, those who believed that they could not get along without their usual stimulants turned their eyes toward Carthage, and night after night, Watertown consumers took on their load at that village. However, when the board of health ordered the saloons...