History & Heritage

The Fourth of July celebrates country, culture and cuisine. Join WSKG for a little bit of all! Music Recipes & Food For Families On WSKG Radio On WSKG TV     Music The Fourth of...
Upstate New York is one of those regions where the natural and built environments blend together while the old and new may stand side by side.  History and heritage can be found not only in...
Celebrate Memorial Day 2013 WSKG invites you to hear, see and read the stories of veterans and those lost in war in honor of Memorial Day 2013.   On WSKG Radio Community Conversation: After...
Paesani: The Story of Italian Culture in America Airs May 30, 2013 at 8:00pm on WSKG TV Join WSKG TV for Paesani: The Story of Italian Culture in America. The film chronicles the...
CONSTITUTION USA with Peter Sagal Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal (host of NPR’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me) travels across the country on a...
Every sport has its oddities.  There are the football players who ran the wrong way, scoring a touchdown for the opposing team.  There is the legend of Rosie Ruiz, the pseudo-marathon...
The preparation for military conflict is called "mobilization", and the distinctive glossary of warfare speaks of deployment and matériel and ordnance.  Things that have to be...
History was not always kind to Binghamton, NY.  Binghamton was named for Pennsylvania politician William Bingham who owned the acreage but likely never even visited it.  It was tied into...
There really is a place called Arcadia.  It is a region of the presently-troubled nation of Greece, and for centuries its name has been synonomous with beauty, tranquility and the "...
National Day of Courage Today is an extraordinary day in history. Rosa Parks would have been 100 years old. Her quiet, yet defiant refusal to give up her seat in 1955 sparked one of the most...