Mohawk Valley http://wamc.org en Hidden History Of The Mohawk Valley With Bob Cudmore http://wamc.org/post/hidden-history-mohawk-valley-bob-cudmore <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Much of the history of New York's scenic Mohawk Valley has been recounted time and again. But so many other stories have remained buried, almost lost from memory. Enter </span><a href="http://www.bobcudmore.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bob Cudmore</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his new book - </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley: The Baseball Oracle, the Mohawk Encampment and More</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The man called the baseball oracle correctly predicted the outcome of twenty-one major-league games. Mrs. Bennett, a friend of Governor Thomas Dewey, owned the Tower restaurant and lived in the unique Cranesville building. An Amsterdam sailor cheated death onboard a stricken submarine.</p><p>Not only people but once-loved places are also all but forgotten, like the twentieth-century Mohawk Indian encampment and the Camp in the Adirondacks, where Kirk Douglas was a counselor. Local historian Bob Cudmore delves deep into the region's history to find its most fascinating pieces of hidden history.</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 77353 at http://wamc.org Hidden History Of The Mohawk Valley With Bob Cudmore UPDATED (3/13, 5:27 p.m.): Gov. Cuomo - Herkimer shootings a "senseless horror" http://wamc.org/post/updated-313-527-pm-gov-cuomo-herkimer-shootings-senseless-horror <p>HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they're searching an upstate New York village after exchanging fire with a man suspected of killing four people and wounding two others.<br><br>State police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico says SWAT teams and other officers were fired on from an abandoned building in Herkimer early Wednesday afternoon while looking for 64-year-old Kurt Myers.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:31:11 +0000 Associated Press 59749 at http://wamc.org UPDATED (3/13, 5:27 p.m.): Gov. Cuomo - Herkimer shootings a "senseless horror"