History & Heritage

Ties between America and Poland stretch back to the American Revolution and the service of generals Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Casimir Pulaski, then through some five million Poles who emigrated to the...
WSKG TV proudly produces original documentaries that archive the history, culture and issues of primary importance to our community. From Flood of '35 to Cornell: Birth of the American...
In 1948 Cameron Argetsinger, a young law student and sports car enthusiast conceived an idea: to stage a European-style road race through the village of Watkins Glen, NY. Now, more than fifty years...
2004 NYS Emmy Award - Best Historical/Cultural Programming: Single Program or Special 2004 NYS Emmy Award - Best Writer: Documentary On July 7, 1935, the skies north of the Southern Tier...
The Architectural Vision of Binghamton In 1786, William Bingham, a wealthy banker and land speculator from Philadelphia, purchased 10,000 acres of land in Upstate New York. Bingham had a vision of...
2005 NYSBA Award - Best Documentary In October 1868, the first students of a new university began the rugged hike up East Hill in Ithaca, NY. They would be the first students of the college...
2005 NYS EMMY AWARD - Best Historical/Cultural Programming: Single Program or Special Glenn Curtiss: The Forgotten Eagle highlights the life of Southern Tier native, Glenn Hammond Curtiss....
Relive the first years of hockey in Binghamton and celebrate the team that won the heart of our community! In 1973 a young Binghamton entrepreneur had an idea-he wanted to bring...
Preserves in word and image an abundance of objects and events. In the third program in the eries:  "46-Quart Cans and some Passengers" - the milk trains; "The Standard Herbal...
A series of remembrances of extraordinary events and everyday life in the Southern Tier of New York featuring: Elmira's Eldridge Park, once called "the playground of the Southern Tier...