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Your Hometown: Corning's Market Street

Your Hometown: Corning's Market Street

It’s been voted one of the best small towns in America. At the center of what makes Corning special is a downtown district brimming with business, architecture and history. In this edition of Your Hometown, Matt Jarchow takes us down Market Street to find out how it grew, and regrew with the city. 12/16/2014 09:56 PM

Recalling a Historic Castle in the Heart of Syracuse

Recalling a Historic Castle in the Heart of Syracuse

In the past, you've heard about the many historical mansions of Onondaga County, where the salt barons and elite of the city once lived. But you may not realize that Syracuse was once also home to a castle, complete with a moat. 12/15/2014 09:15 AM

Your Hometown: Camillus Steam Engine

Your Hometown: Camillus Steam Engine

Steam engines didn't just change the way Americans traveled. In the 1800's, they also played a major role in determining where industry could develop. But as new technology took over and old factory buildings began to disappear, so did the engines. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, Sarah Blazonis has a closer look at one that has managed to survive, and again reinvent its purpose. Updated 12/07/2014 05:25 PM

Your Hometown: The Raymond Corporation

Your Hometown: The Raymond Corporation

Home to more than 5,500 people, Greene, NY it's also home to a corporation that revolutionized the material handling industry. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, reporter Carmella Mataloni takes us through The Raymond Corporation and shows us how they changed this industry forever. 11/30/2014 07:04 PM

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part II

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part II

After years of popularity and success, the original Comets franchise could not afford to continue. Their collapse was followed by a string of failed teams in the area. But as Alana LaFlore reports in part two of this week's Your Hometown, with the new Utica Comets, many are optimistic professional hockey is here to stay. Updated 11/23/2014 09:38 AM

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part I

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part I

Hockey has been played in the that community for almost 100 years now. In the first of this two part Your Hometown, Alana LaFlore takes us back to where hockey all began in the Mohawk Valley. 11/22/2014 11:23 AM

Your HomeTown: First Ward Pool

Your HomeTown: First Ward Pool

A swimming pool built to honor local veteran's was a staple in Binghamton's First Ward neighborhood for more than 50 years. It was a place where children and families would spend their hot summer days. But a month ago, that historic pool was torn down. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, reporter Alexa Green takes a look at the history of the First Ward pool and explains its significance to the community. 11/16/2014 12:00 PM

Your Hometown: Ellen Clapsaddle

Your Hometown: Ellen Clapsaddle

The postcard industry was a thriving business in the late 1800's and early 1900's. One of the most popular postcard designers was a woman by the name of Ellen Clapsaddle. In this week's Your Hometown, reporter Cara Thomas goes to Herkimer County to speak with one of Clapsaddle's distant relatives. Updated 11/09/2014 05:00 PM

Haunted Your Hometown: The Capitol Theatre

Haunted Your Hometown: The Capitol Theatre

Almost every theater has its own set of bizarre tales of eerie sights and sounds, of voices coming from the rafters or shadows lurking in the balcony. It's no different for the historic Capitol Theater in Rome. For this week's Haunted Your Hometown, Cara Thomas speaks with theater employees about their own ghostly encounters. Updated 10/26/2014 06:00 AM

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. Updated 09/28/2014 06:59 PM

Your Hometown: Norwood

Your Hometown: Norwood

It's a small North Country village with a big history. Shortly after people first came to Norwood, they went to work, forming a thriving railroad center and industrial village. In this week's edition of Your Hometown, Matt Jarchow shares how Norwood has spent a century continuing to add to a past full of industry. 09/14/2014 04:00 PM

Your Hometown: New York's Maritime History at NYS Fair

Your Hometown: New York's Maritime History at NYS Fair

The New York State Fair features the best of every hometown throughout the empire state.
This year, they have a new exhibit highlighting New York's maritime history, through its shipwrecks. In this special State Fair edition of Your Hometown, reporter Katie Gibas tells us how New York's waterways opened up the entire country. 08/31/2014 05:50 PM

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: 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

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