Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Second Look: Northern NY History Podcast

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....


Jul 24, 2019

Encephalitis lethargica, sleeping sickness or "sleep-death" This often forgotten epidemic remains the largest medical mystery of the 20th century. It struck a million people or more around the world, killing about a third immediately and leaving a third more trapped immobile, alive but imprisoned inside their body.

A...


Jul 21, 2019

New drivers are encouraged to advertise their inexperience, near beer is a miss and some domestic disputes hit the newspapers of the past. Kelly and Christina discuss.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is "Rubber Robot" by Poddinton Bear. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for fun extras and to learn more...


Jul 17, 2019

He died 100 years ago, with his obituary promising his works would never be forgotten, but who was John Nill?

Learn more about the German immigrant to Watertown, N.Y., who became a baker, caker, ice cream creator and cigar maker. But that's not all; he was also elected mayor of Watertown, and has one of the most...