NCPR News Staff: Andy Flynn
Andy Flynn is the assistant managing editor for Denton Publications in Elizabethtown and editor of the North Creek News Enterprise. He has worked in radio and print media for 20 years in the Adirondacks. He produces a series of monthly "Adirondack Attic" radio programs for NCPR, exploring the Adirondack Museum's artifact collections and other museum collections around the Adirondack North Country region to highlight a broad range of New York state history.
Andy is the author The Adirondack Attic book series and Meet the Town community guides and owner/operator of Hungry Bear Publishing. He lives in Saranac Lake."
Stories filed by Andy Flynn
Today, Andy Flynn talks with Alison Haas, director of the Lake Placid Olympic Museum, at what will be the International Sliding Sports Museum, at Mount Van Hoevenberg. We'll hear stories behind some sliding sports artifacts, and some of the athletes who made Lake Placid one of the most important Olympic historic sites in North America. Go to full article
Today, Andy talks with at Adirondack Architectural Heritage director Steven Engelhart about an endangered historic property in the Adirondacks -- Aiden Lair. It's located in the town of Minerva, and was one of the way stations Teddy Roosevelt used during his night ride to the presidency in 1901. Go to full article
Who do you thank when you win bluegrass vocal group of the year, song of the year, and songwriter of the year? If you're Eric and Leigh Gibson, you thank your mother.
NY's Bluegrass Trail reporter Andy Flynn was watching the awards online--with Eric and Leigh Gibson's mother and family members. Go to full article
Fifty years ago, the National Lead company decided to move its workforce from the mining village of Tahawus, which sits at the edge of the High Peaks. An entire community vanished almost overnight.
Andy Flynn has been talking with people who remember the loss of their village a half-century ago and he has our story. Go to full article
Randazzo's love of bluegrass music has blossomed into a yearly festival at the family winery in the Thousand Islands. Andy Flynn takes us there on his latest stop along New York's Bluegrass Trail. Go to full article
Today, Andy profiles some of the historic churches in Saranac Lake. Go to full article
For the debut episode of this new series, Andy recently followed the Gibson Brothers to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY, and returned with renewed interest in his own musical roots. Go to full article