Listen to the ripple, rumble and rush of this river from two feet beneath its surface. It was recorded using a hydrophone – a microphone designed to be used underwater.
Some people visit county fairs for the thrill of the rides and the chance of winning a giant stuff animal. Others come for more serious business – to win a blue ribbon for a prize animal.
Many communities rename streets to honor national leaders and local heroes. Tkhikuma Obafemi recalls why New Rochelle, NY gave one of their avenues a new name.
When Frederick Vanderbilt died in 1938, he left his long time employees at his Hyde Park mansion $1000. Patsy Costello recalls what that money meant for her parents.
Arthur Librett met the love of his life when he was a freshman in college. Twenty years later he married her.
Recorded for the New Rochelle Library.
When William Moye was a boy, he didn’t run to the doctor every time he was sick. His parents knew the medicinal qualities of the plants and animals around them.
Amongst the acoustic menagerie of the county fair is the sizzle, fizzle and pop of our favorite carnival foods. Here is one that will get your mouth watering.