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Hosts Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott return to the pages of history for stories that still matter today.

Sep 27, 2019

Urban renewal.

These words alone are enough to strike fear into the hearts of many history lovers. Did this movement erase our important connection to our past? Or allow us to move forward into the future? Did it destroy communities or revitalize them? Maybe both?

Kelly and Christina discuss urban renewal in the U.S....


Sep 22, 2019

Fifty years ago, a devastating fire raged through Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church, destroying the meeting place of a 112-year-old religious community.

About 100 firefighters finally brought the church fire under control as temperatures hovered around 0 degrees. But the next morning, only smoldering ruins remained. Stone...


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...