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Your Hometown : Union Presbyterian Church

Your Hometown : Union Presbyterian Church

It’s a church that has ties to President George Washington and has played a role in developing Endicott’s business section. In this week’s edition of Your Hometown, Alexa Green gives us an inside look at the history of Union Presbyterian Church. 08/06/2014 08:17 PM

Oneida Indian Nation: Beginning to Finds its Voice After Decades of Poverty

Oneida Indian Nation: Beginning to Finds its Voice After Decades of Poverty

For hundreds of years, the Oneida Indian Nation has had a complicated relationship with the United States and the communities that ultimately grew up around it. The Oneidas played an integral role in the Revolutionary War. But the years that followed saw that relationship sour.In this week's edition of Your Hometown, Cara Thomas tells us how the Oneida Indian Nation has overcome what they describe as centuries of poverty and neglect by the American people. Updated 07/27/2014 12:25 PM

Your Hometown: Massena

Your Hometown: Massena

The three rivers flowing through the Town of Massena have always drawn people in. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, Matt Jarchow explains how the rivers shaped Massena's past and could hold the keys to its future. Updated 07/13/2014 12:43 PM

Your Hometown: Manlius Art Cinema

Your Hometown: Manlius Art Cinema

In this week's edition of Your Hometown, Sarah Blazonis takes us inside Onondaga County's oldest surviving movie house: the Manlius Art Cinema. 06/29/2014 01:19 PM

Your Hometown: The Community Place, Skaneateles

Your Hometown: The Community Place, Skaneateles

It's one of the Forgotten Villages of Onondaga County. The Community Place in Skaneateles was an anarchist and atheist society that only lasted for three year in the mid-1800s. In this week's segment of Your Hometown, Katie Gibas shares about the rise and fall of this experiment in Utopian society. 06/22/2014 05:31 PM

Your Hometown: Utica

Your Hometown: Utica

By 1830, Utica had become the biggest settlement in Oneida County, and a major hub in the Underground Railroad. Our Alana LaFlore tells us how abolitionists in Utica risked fines and imprisonment to end slavery. 06/16/2014 02:36 PM

Your Hometown: Brownville

Your Hometown: Brownville

In one Jefferson County community, the legacy of a man considered a hero during the War of 1812 has stood strong for centuries. In this week's edition of "Your Hometown," Elizabeth Jeneault explains how General Jacob Brown launched the Town of Brownville. 06/07/2014 04:35 PM

Your Hometown: Union Station

Your Hometown: Union Station

For 100 years, Union Station has welcomed thousands upon thousands of visitors to the City of Utica. In this week's Your Hometown, Cara Thomas gives us a look into the history of Union Station and what it means to the Mohawk Valley today. 06/01/2014 03:15 PM

Your Hometown: Black River

Your Hometown: Black River

Settled in the early 1800s a small Jefferson County village is named after the river it sits on. Black River named after the fierce currents that carried dirt and soil downstream, has a proud, successful and unfortunately tragic history. In this edition of Your Hometown, Brian Dwyer takes people back to the glory days of Black River. 05/18/2014 05:14 PM

Your Hometown: The Park Church in Elmira

Your Hometown: The Park Church in Elmira

Community outreach is often a big part of the mission for any place of worship, but one Elmira church has a history of going above and beyond expectations. In this week’s edition of Your Hometown, our Crystal Cranmore shows us how The Park Church continues to push the envelope. 05/03/2014 07:31 PM

Your Hometown: Central New Yorkers' role in film's beginnings

Your Hometown: Central New Yorkers' role in film's beginnings

When you think of film production and blockbuster hits, most people think of Hollywood.
There have been some movies made in Syracuse and others based on people who are from around here. Many don't know the area's other connection to film. In this edition of Your Hometown, our Iris St. Meran tells us how a number of Syracuse natives contributed to the start of motion pictures. 04/18/2014 03:26 PM

Your Hometown: Malone

Your Hometown: Malone

Back in the 1800's, getting from place to place was not an easy feat. With only a horse or traveling on foot as options, people in the North Country had to fend for themselves and form sustainable communities. As our Cara Thomas tells us in this edition of Your Hometown, that's exactly what the town of Malone did, through new industries that had an impact in the North Country. 04/13/2014 10:30 AM

Your Hometown: St. Lawrence University

Your Hometown: St. Lawrence University

It shares a name with the county it calls home and the famous river that flows to its north. St. Lawrence University in Canton holds 158 years of history on its campus. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, our Matt Jarchow found out how the school is preserving its past while moving toward the future. Updated 04/07/2014 10:14 AM

Your Hometown: South Salina Street

Your Hometown: South Salina Street

A stretch of South Salina Street was once a hub of commercial and religious activity. In its early years, it was part of the town of Onondaga and named after one of the county’s founding Fathers, revolutionary war veteran Asa Danforth. 03/30/2014 06:16 PM

Your Hometown: Utica

Your Hometown: Utica

By 1830, Utica had become the biggest city in the county, and a major hub in the Underground Railroad, leading many to risk fines and imprisonment to free slaves. Alana LaFlore has the story. 06/16/2014 04:14 PM

Your Hometown: Town of Dickinson

Your Hometown: Town of Dickinson

They're small enough to fit in a bun, but important enough to bring thousands of people
to Broome County for festivals. Spiedies have been a Binghamton staple since the 1940's.
Our Ted Goldberg takes a look at the history of the spiedie in Your Hometown. 03/23/2014 02:10 PM

Norwich celebrates centennial year

Norwich celebrates centennial year

In this week’s edition of Your Hometown, our Alexa Green tells us the history of the small city and explains why it was instrumental in manufacturing and shipping goods throughout the country. 03/09/2014 09:14 AM

Your Hometown: Utica

Your Hometown: Utica

Before Utica became a city, it started as a major geographical crossroads in the state of New York, eventually known as Bagg’s Square. For decades it thrived with industry, but in recent years, much of that history has been lost. The Bagg's Square area was neglected, demolished and covered over. Our Cara Thomas gives us a look at where Utica began and where historians say its future lies. 03/02/2014 02:39 PM

The history of the Broome County Sherriff's Office

The history of the Broome County Sherriff's Office

Known as the primary law enforcement agency and a staple in Broome County, the Broome County Sheriff's Office has been around for more than 200 years. Starting as a small basement facility and working its way up to a complex maximum security establishment, the office has seen its fair share of changes. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, our Carmella Mataloni takes us though the past, present and future of the Broome County Sheriff's Office. 02/23/2014 02:46 PM

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