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Links to audio files on local history hosted by Albert Wisner Public Library or other sites on the web.

"History Alive" WTBQ Radio Shows for 2017

For History Alive Radio Shows in 2017, click HERE (now hosted in our digital collection site)

"History Alive" WTBQ Radio Shows 2016 with Dr. Richard Hull

  • January 04, 2016 / History of Chester, NY / Guest: Clifton Patrick, Town of Chester Historian
  • January 11, 2016 / Chupungco: A Living Lesson in Helping Others / Guest: Pastor Susan
  • January 18, 2016 / Stone Age Warwick (Archeology) / Guests:  Brad Phillips and Prof. Barry Kass
  • January 25, 2016 / History of Warwick Valley Telephone Co. / Guests: Marie Corlet and Jean Beattie, Alteva
  • Feb. 1, 2016 / Black History Month / No Guest
  • Feb. 8, 2016 / Substance Abuse Epidemic / Lt. Tom Maslanka, Warwick Police Dept.
  • Feb. 15, 2016 / Substance Abuse Pt, II & Black History Month Part II / No Guest
  • Feb. 22, 2016 / Immigration / Guest: Vincent Mezzetti
  • Feb. 29, 2016 / Repeat show
  • March 7, 2016 / Limehouse Minstrels (Bradner & Raynor); Weather and History; St. Anthony Comm. Hospital / No Guest
  • March 14, 2016 / Warwick Town & Village / Guests: Supervisor Michael Sweeton & Mayor Michael Newhard
  • March 21, 2016 / A Jetport on the Drowned Lands is Defeated / Guest: Jennie Sweetman
  • March 28, 2016 / Water Resources / No Guest
  • April 4, 2016 / The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel  / Guests: Louis Grumet and John Caher
  • April 11, 2016 / Glorious Trees: Our County's Arboreal Heritage / No Guest
  • April 18, 2016 / Farmers' Markets in Historical Perspective / Guest: Penny Steyer
  • April 25, 2016 / Trees / Guest: Pat Reinhardt
  • May 2, 2016 / Unsolved Murders  / Guest: Mark Torres, novelist
  • May 9, 2016 / Noah Webster in 18th Century Orange County / No Guest
  • May 16, 2016 / Early Land Grants and Patents / Guest: Clifton Patrick, Town of Chester Historian
  • May 23, 2016 /  Farm Decline or Improvement? / Guest: Will Brown, Lowland Farm
  • May 30, 2016 / Memorial Day Memories and the Changing Family / No Guest
  • June 6, 2016 / Origin of the name "Oil City Rd." and 18th century farmer Hector St. John de Crevecoeur
  • June 13, 2016 / Sterling Forest, Iron Mines, and the Townsends / Guests: Clifton Patrick and Donald "Doc" Bayne
  • June 20, 2016 / Bellvale Creamery / Guest: Amy Noteboom
  • June 27, 2016 / Newburgh in 1891 / No Guest
  • July 4, 2016 / Warwick on the Eve of Revolution Pt. 1 / No Guest
  • July 11, 2016 / Warwick on the Eve of Revolution Pt. 2 /No Guest
  • July 18, 2016 /Cultural Reflections from Travels: Material and Experiential/Guests: Candy Ahrenholz and Carole Howard
  • July 25, 2016 /Revolutionary War Pt. 3 - Consequences / No Guest
  • Aug. 1, 2016 / Greenwood Lake History / No Guest
  • Aug. 8, 2016 / History of Bellvale / No Guest
  • Aug. 15, 2016 / Repeat show
  • Aug. 22, 2016 / Our Constitution and Responsible Citizenship: Part One / No Guest
  • Aug. 29, 2016 / Hector St. John de Crevecoeur / No Guest
  • Sept. 5, 2016 / Teaching With Primary Sources Project and the New Digital Portal / Guest: Sue Gardner, Wisner Library
  • Sept. 12, 2016 / Our Constitution: The Bill of Rights Part One / Guest: Robert Krahulik, Attorney
  • Sept. 19, 2016 / The Music and Career of Richard Kimble / Guest: Richard Kimble, Pianist
  • Sept. 26, 2016 / The Bill of Rights: Part Two / Guest: Bob Krahulik, Attorney
  • Oct. 3, 2016 / Warwick Historical Society  /Guests: Cathryn Anders & Lisa-Ann Weisbrod, Warwick Historical Society
  • Oct. 10, 2016 / History of Community Preservation in Warwick / No Guest
  • Oct. 17, 2016 / Taxes  /Guest: Debbie Eurich, Tax Assessor
  • Oct. 24, 2016 / Repeat Show
  • Oct. 31, 2016 / Our Constitution, Cont'd: Tenth Amendment / Guest: Bob Krahulik
  • Nov. 7, 2016 / Our Constitution, Cont'd: Supreme Court / Guest: Bob Krahulik
  • Nov. 14, 2016 / The History of Sports Photography / Guest: Author Gail Buckland
  • Nov. 21, 2016 / Thanksgiving, Lenape and Pilgrims / No Guest
  • Nov. 28, 2016 / The Crisis of Food Sustainability / Guest: Glenn Dickes of the Warwick Food Pantry
  • Dec. 5, 2016 / Seward Homestead Restoration / Guest: Roger Dowd
  • Dec 12, 2016 / Photography / Guest:  Nick Zungoli
  • Dec. 19, 2016 / The Electoral College and Forecasts for 2017 / No Guest
  • Dec. 26, 2016 / Forecasts for 2017 (cont'd) and Great Quotes from History / No Guest

 

 

"History Alive" WTBQ Radio Shows 2015 with Dr. Richard Hull

Radio show on local history topics by Warwick Town Historian Dr. Richard Hull, airs on Mondays at 11:00 AM on WTBQ.  Click on the link to stream; right click on the link and choose "save link as" to save the file to your computer or device.

  • January 19, 2015 / First Show: What is History? Why does it matter? / No Guest
  • January 26, 2015 / Energy Prices and Usage / No Guest
  • February 2, 2015 / Historic Preservation & Hathorn House / Guest: Sue Gardner
  • February 9, 2015 / Leadership & Town Supervisors / Guest: Michael Sweeton
  • February 16, 2015 / Our Presidents / Guest: Tony Houston
  • February 23, 2015 / Black History / Guest: Gordon Duncan, Greenwood Forest Farms Assn.
  • March 2, 2015 / Beverage Production: Wines, Liquors & Hard Cider / Guests:  Jonathan and Dylan Hull
  • March 9, 2015 / State of the Family: Transformation of Society / No Guest
  • March 16, 2015 / History of Containers & Plastic / Guests: Michelle Desvaux & Julia Calderon of Sustainable Warwick
  • March 23, 2015 / Down the Wawayanda Creek: Historic Highlights / [John Hathorn, Pacem in Terris]
  • March 30, 2015 /  Mid-Orange Correctional Facility / Guest: Geoff Howard, Sustainable Warwick
  • April 6, 2015 / Sustainability / No Guest
  • April 13, 2015 / Food Security / Glenn Dickes, Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry
  • April 20, 2015 / Trees / Guest: Mayor Michael Newhard
  • April 27, 2015 / Pathbreakers: Great Men and Women of Orange County / No Guest
  • May 4, 2015 / Immigrants All: A History of Immigrants in Orange County / No Guest
  • May 11, 2015 [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4] / Energy & Fracking /Guest: James Oliver Cromwell, Actor & Activist
  • May 18, 2015 / Historical Novels / Guest: Dr. Gretchen Gibbs, professor emeritus and fiction author
  • May 25, 2015 / No program (Memorial Day)
  • June 1, 2015 / Our Food Landscape & The Warwick Farmers' Market / Guest: Penny Steyer, manager of the WFM
  • June 8, 2015 / Bookstores & Books / Guest: Tom Roberts of Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe
  • June 15, 2015 / Leadership in Orange County and Warwick History / No Guest
  • June 22, 2015 / Kiryas Joel: Democracy's Dilemma /  Guests: Geoff Howard, Steve Grander, Lisa DiMartino
  • June 29, 2015 / Warwick Historical Society / Guests: Mark Kurtz (President); Marianne Knight (Education Comm.)
  • July 6, 2015 / Warwick in the Guilded Age 1876-1899 / No Guest
  • July 13, 2015 / Journalism:The WarwickValley Dispatch / Guest: Lon Tytell
  • July 20, 2015 / Shade Tree Heritage / Guest: Roger Metzger
  • July 27, 2015 / Energy Sources and Risks; Animal Rights / James Oliver Cromwell, Actor & Activist
  • Aug. 3, 2015 / Where we've been: Review of the first seven months of the program / No Guest
  • Aug. 10, 2015 / HIstory of Medicine in Warwick / Guest: Dr. Gerard Freisinger
  • Aug. 17, 2015 / Orange County Land Trust / Guests: Jim DiLaune and Lisa Weisbrod
  • Aug. 24, 2015 / Autobiography of a Historian / Dr. Richard Hull
  • Aug. 31, 2015 / Renewable Energy / Guest: Prof. William Makofske
  • Sept. 7, 2015 / History of ‘Labor Day’ and an interview with a member of the Sugarloaf church / Guest: Charlotte Mifsud
  • Sept. 14, 2015 /  Publishing / Guest: Dr. Thomas Kemnitz, Royal Fireworks Press
  • Sept. 21, 2015 / No show
  • Sept. 28, 2015 / History of Taxes and Taxation / No Guest
  • Oct. 12, 2015 / History of Taxes and Taxation, continued / No Guest
  • Oct 19, 2015 / Taxation (last segment) and Author Interview /  "Lord Souffle" by Vaughan Wiles
  • Oct. 26, 2015 / Women Authors of Warwick / Guest: Carol Howard, novelist
  • Nov. 2, 2015 / Artists / Guest: Jonathan Talbot, Collage Artist
  • Nov. 9, 2015 / Warwick Historical Society Update and Festival of Toys / Guests: Lisa Ann Weisbrod and Sandy Kurtz
  • Nov. 16, 2015 / History of Education and the Warwick Schools (Part I) / No Guest
  • Nov. 23, 2015 / History of Education  and the Warwick Schools (Part II) / No Guest
  • Nov. 30, 2015 / History of Education and the Warwick Schools (Part III) and current events / No Guest
  • Dec. 07, 2015 / Library History / Guest: Rosemary Cooper, Albert Wisner Library Director
  • Dec. 14, 2015 / History of Black Dirt Farms / Guest: Cheetah Haysom (author of Pride and Produce)
  • Dec. 21, 2015 / The State of History in Orange County / Guest: Johanna Porr Yuan, Orange County Historian
  • Dec. 28, 2015 / Cultural Trend Forecasts for 2016 in Historic Context / No Guest

Other Local History Talks

Lectures and programs about Warwick's community heritage; click the link to stream or right click to save the audio file to your device.
 

Object Story Interviews

A collection of stories about objects treasured by community members, done in 2015.  You can listen to the stories and see the objects here: http://guides.rcls.org/warwickvalleyhistory/objectstories