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The Ghosts of Bannerman Island ~ CNY Paranormal [VIDEO]

Pollepel Island, commonly known as Bannerman Island, sits in the middle of the Hudson River, south of Albany. Bannerman Island is a neglected, rarely visited location, which is graced with the remnants of what once was a replica Scottish Castle.

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Cold War History – Soviet Citizens Could Not Travel to Utica in the 1950s

During the Red Scare of the Cold War, America was on alert for the influence of agents provocateurs from the Soviet Union.  Part of that effort was to restrict the travel of Soviet citizens within the United States.  One of those restricted areas? Right here in Utica.

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Gino Geruntino, WIBX
Gino Geruntino, WIBX
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WIBX 950 – This Day In The History Of Our Radio Station

It was 66 years ago (May 2, 1947) that the FCC granted WIBX a move from 1230 am to 950 am, and with it an upgraded signal from 500 watts to 5,000.

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Fernando Leon/Getty Images
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12/12/12- Facts About December 12th 2012

It’s the century’s last sequential date. How are you spending it? You're probably stuck at work. However, around the world people are celebrating and fearing 12/12/12. Here's all the facts you need to know about 12/12/12

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I've Got a Secret - Man Witnessed Lincoln Assassination
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A Man Who Witnessed the Lincoln Assassination Appeared on ‘I’ve Got a Secret’ [VIDEO]

Whether you're a history buff or not, prepare to be transfixed by a video from a classic TV show that gives you an eye witness account of the night Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.

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London Express/Getty Images
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Have You Ever Heard Of The Ghost Ship The SS Ourang Medan?

Now we’ve all heard of ghost stories in Central New York dealing with the Oriskany Battlefield, and some of the haunted houses throughout the region. Have you ever heard of a ghost ship? Have you ever heard of the SS Ourang Medan? It’s a pretty creepy story if you have a minute.

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Remember, Wikimedia Commons
Remember, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for June 15 – Arlington National Cemetery Established and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1215 – King John of England puts his seal on the Magna Carta (More info)

1775 – George Washington accepts an assignment to lead the Continental Army (More info)

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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for June 14 – United States Chooses a Flag and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1775 – The United States Army is founded (More info)

1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)

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National Archives
National Archives
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This Day in History for June 13 – Thurgood Marshall Nominated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1900 – The Boxer Rebellion begins in China (More info)

1966 – The Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them (More info)

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Ramin Talaie, Getty Images
Ramin Talaie, Getty Images
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This Day in History for June 12 – Iran Election Sparks Protests and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1942 – Anne Frank receives a diary for her 13th birthday (More info)

1963 – Civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated in front of his Mississippi home by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith (More info)

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Olaf Growald, Wikimedia Commons
Olaf Growald, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for June 11 – Timothy McVeigh Executed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island (More info)

1963 – Alabama Gov. George Wallace unsuccessfully tries to physically block two black students from registering at the University of Alabama (More info)

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NBC Television, Getty Images
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This Day in History for June 8 – Milton Berle Makes Television Debut and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1789 – James Madison introduces 12 proposed amendments to the US Constitution, 10 of which later become the Bill of Rights (More info)

1948 – Milton Berle hosts the debut of ‘Texaco Star Theater’ (More info)

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