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Famed Tuskegee Airmen to Reunite in Elmira on Memorial Day Weekend! (VIDEO)

The famed "Red Tails" of the Tuskegee Airmen will hold a reunion on Memorial Day Weekend in Elmira, N.Y.

This unit consisted of the first black airmen in U.S. military history.  They fought valiantly in World War II

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Big Chuck Visits “The Heroes of Otsego County” (VIDEOS)

I posted this article last Memorial Day weekend, 2013.  I think it is worth another look.

I thought it would be good to go and visit some real heroes from a long time ago.  We will always salute all of our men and women in the military, for all they have done and continue to do

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Baby Boomer Alert: Happy Birthday to the “Little Nash Rambler”

This week we celebrate the birth of the Nash Rambler automobile.

The popular car came about on this day when the Nash Kelvinator Company merged with the Hudson Motor Car Company in the early 1950s

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Rexmere Redux: Big Chuck Re-Visits Site of Tragic Fire (VIDEO)

I was in Stamford, N.Y. this morning and I have to admit.  It was a little odd driving down the hill coming in from Oneonta and looking to my left and not seeing that grand structure we all knew as the Rexmere Hotel

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Baby Boomer Alert: Oneonta Icon Muriel Ross, “The Health Bar Lady,” Has Died

Muriel L. Ross, known to generations as the "Bresee's Health Bar Lady," has passed away.

Known for her friendly smile, her bright red lipstick and her almost photographic memory, Ross was featured in Collier's Magazine when the periodical came to Oneonta in November of 1949 to do a full color, multi-page spread on the Bresee's Department Store

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What’s a Restaurant Crawl? Find Out Here! (AUDIO)

 

Jim Maloney and Karen M. Beers stopped by this morning to share some information about a unique (and first time) event in downtown Oneonta.  It is a "Restaurant Crawl" and it is all for a good cause.  T

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Baby Boomer Alert: How Many Remember Donna Reed?

Donna Reed had it all.  Everything.  Everything that is except a long life.

She was one of the most beautiful actresses to ever grace the big or small screen.  She could do light comedy or serious, heavy drama with equal aplomb

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Oneonta Little League “Community Day” Tomorrow! (AUDIO)

Our good friend Billy Erario from Oneonta Little League stopped by this morning to tell us about a very special "community" day tomorrow at historic Doc Knapp Field.

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Fishing Legend Roy Bartoo Announces Local Trout Unlimited Events!

Roy Bartoo, a local fishing legend, stopped by the studio this week to tell us about some upcoming events sponsored by the Trout Unlimited organization.  Roy is an expert fly tier, and he has an exposition coming up to share his expertise

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A Big Chuck Book Review: A Local Author Hits With “Grandpa’s Tale”

"Grandpa's Tale" echoes the words of George Manning who wrote copiously of his time in the real Old West (George was born in 1874).

The people, the horses, the landscape ( a colorful region near the Jack Fort Mountains), the escapades, the good guys and the bad dudes all come to life in this true telling of the saga of George Manning's life

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