History & Heritage

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...
Offering a nostalgic look at the Southern Tier of New York's landmarks and institutions and how they have changed or simply "are no more." Included in program #1 are the Triplets...
Long before names like Gates and Iacocca made headlines, Thomas Watson, Sr. was famous for the company he ran and the money he made. Strangely, however, no major filmed biography of the life and...
For over 50 years, George F. Johnson had worked to build one of the largest and most successful manufacturing organizations in United States history, The Endicott Johnson Shoe Corporation. EJ Shoes,...
Join us this February for a series of Black History Month specials on WSKG TV and Radio. On WSKG TV PBS broadcasts programming created by and about African Americans year-round, from public...
A soldier's life is a queer life to be sure.  In no other place will a man find such intense bitterness mixed with such exquisite sweetness as here.  See for instance the poor, tired...