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March 19, 2016

Talk of The Town

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan each week on Magic590WROW and 100.5FM. Also on:

March 16, 2016

Neil Yetwin on The Historians

Episode 102- Neil Yetwin, a history teacher, is author of a book on a War of 1812 hero who became the first Jewish New York State Assemblyman, “To My Son: The Life and War Remembrances of Captain Mordecai Myers.” Also on Studio

March 12, 2016

Talk of The Town March 12, 2016

Each week on Magic590WROW, Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Also on

March 05, 2016

Talk of The Town March 5, 2016

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Magic590WROW and 100.5FM

March 02, 2016

Phillip Bowler on The Historians

Episode 100-Phillip Bowler has tales of Bowler’s Brewery in Amsterdam and his own world travels. Phillip Bowler writes, "I am on a four month road tour from Burlington, Vt., Knoxville, I-40 west to Las Vegas, Monterey, Long Beach, CA., and I am now generally headed east along I-10 to Sebring, Florida. I will be back in Burlington in late April/early May. I have traveled about 5700 miles so far. I do a quasi-daily travelogue on my adventures."

February 24, 2016

David Fiske on The Historians

Episode 99-David Fiske is author of “Solomon Northup’s Kindred: The Kidnapping of Free Citizens before the Civil War.”

February 20, 2016

Talk of The Town

Each week Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. On Magic590WROW and 100.5FM

February 17, 2016

Timothy Starr/Town of Milton

Episode 98-Timothy Starr has written 15 books on Saratoga County and Capital District history. He focuses on the history of the town of Milton in this episode.

February 13, 2016

Talk of The Town February 13, 2016

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehen on Magic590WROW Also on 100.5FM

February 10, 2016

1895 Amsterdam

Episode 97-Bob Cudmore explores a sensational murder case that took place in 1895 in Amsterdam. Another topic: research done on a Walt Disney subsidiary that did cartoon TV ads for Mohawk Carpets in the early 1950s.

February 06, 2016

Talk of The Town

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehen. Each week on Magic590WROW and now on 100.5 FM

February 01, 2016

Danielle Sanzone WMHT

Episode 96-Danielle Sanzone of WMHT explains how the Capital District PBS station is sharing information on local people and their ancestry on social media in conjunction with the national program “Finding Your Roots.”

January 30, 2016

Talk of The Town January 30, 2016

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Talk of The Town. Magic590WROW and 100.5FM.

January 27, 2016

Aja Raden on The Historians

Episode 95-Aja Raden on The Historians with Bob Cudmore Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World. As entertaining as it is incisive, Stoned is a raucous journey through the history of human desire for what is rare, and therefore precious. What makes a stone a jewel? What makes a jewel priceless? And why do we covet beautiful things? In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history, jeweler and scientist Aja Raden tells an original and often startling story about our unshakeable addiction to beauty and the darker side of human desire. Also on:

January 23, 2016

Talk of The Town January 23 2016

January 23, 2016 Bob Cudmore talks with Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Magic590WROW

January 20, 2016

Landlocked Lighthouse

Episode 94, January 20-Bob Cudmore and Dave Greene discuss a landlocked “lighthouse” that helped motorists on a busy Mohawk Valley highway. Another topic: A quest to find recordings of radio talks done by a popular Amsterdam rabbi years ago.

January 17, 2016

Radio George

Welcome to the World of Internet Radio - Radio George! Over 100 channels specializing in oldies from 1955-1975 and Smooth Jazz. Enjoy. George Woods. Click to link with RadioGeorge

January 13, 2016

Historic Amsterdam League

Jerry Snyder talks about this year’s Historic Amsterdam League calendar focusing on that city’s vanished industries. Plus Kelly Farquhar and Norm Bollen report on a recently found letter from a Revolutionary leader in the Mohawk Valley that makes reference to the Boston Tea Party.

January 09, 2016

Talk of The Town/January 9, 2016

Talk of The Town/Bob Cudmore with Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Saturday January 9, 2016 Broadcast on Magic590WROW. Now on 100.5FM

January 06, 2016

The Wayback Machine

Bob Cudmore and Dave Greene set the wayback machine back to 1947 for tales of carpet school, the mill shutdown and big bands.

December 23, 2015

Peter Betz with Bob Cudmore on The Historians

Retired Fulton County historian and Leader Herald columnist Peter Betz has stories from 1890s Christmas letters to Santa. Also on:

December 19, 2015

Talk of The Town Magic590 December 19, 2015

Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Broadcast each week on Magic590 WROW Albany.

December 16, 2015

Sacandaga Stories Sunday December 13, 2015

Bob Cudmore and Dave Greene explore the history of the Great Sacandaga Lake in the southern Adirondacks. Plus a story about a Mohawk Valley man’s collections. Also on

December 09, 2015

East Line Union Cemetery

Craig Tolosky today on The Historians with Bob Cudmore. Craig Tolosky, secretary/treasurer of the East Line Union Cemetery in Malta, with his perspective on challenges facing cemeteries in New York State. Also on
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