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
Andy speaks with the Grandma of Painted Pony Pam Morin and local historian Cindy Cameron, specifically about the history day on Sunday, July 28th at the Ranches, Rodeos, and Wranglers weekend. Go to full article
Today, Andy Flynn takes a closer look at some of the artifacts from Arto Monaco, creator of the Land of Makebelieve, in Upper Jay. Go to full article
But the event's been a mystery. The governor and his administration have remained tight-lipped, providing no details about his plans.
But the long wait for specifics may be over soon, as an announcement is expected within a week. Go to full article
Today, Andy Flynn visits the Adirondack Museum for a closer look at a chessboard from the Gabriels Sanatorium that dates from the 1920s. Go to full article
Today, Andy Flynn visits the ice palace in Saranac Lake for a conversation with historian and author Caperton Tissot about cutting ice blocks for the palace and using an antique ice saw. Go to full article
Today, we'll listen to a 1969 interview with Tupper Lake business pioneer Mose Ginsberg, who immigrated to the Adirondacks in the 1890's as a teenager. Go to full article
Published in 1818, the map was divided into four sections, including one for the Adirondack North Country region. Governor DeWitt Clinton commissioned state Geographer John Eddy to make the map in order to sketch out the proposed route of the Erie Canal between Lake Erie and the Hudson River. Clinton was largely responsible for the canal, which opened in 1825. Go to full article