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Blast From The Past: 1994 Playground Design

This week's Blast From The Past takes us back to April 1994 when some kids in Cape Vincent help design a playground. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1990 LEGO Mania

This week on "Blast from the Past," we're going back 26 years to a LEGO Mania competition in Watertown. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2003 Ted Keegan Performance

It was 13 years ago this week that Watertown's own Ted Keegan performed to a sell-out crowd in his hometown. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1999 Precision Skating

In January 1999, Brian Ashley briefly became part of a precision skating team. That's the subject of this week's Blast from the Past. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2007 Snow In Lewis County

In January of 2007, southern Lewis County had seven feet of snow on the ground and more was predicted. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2001 New Year's Eve Storm

This week's Blast From the Past takes us back to a New Year's Eve storm in 2001 that reminds us just how powerful snow off Lake Ontario can really be. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1998 Furby Fever

For years there was one big toy kids just had to have for Christmas and parents went crazy trying to find and buy that toy. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2001 Holiday House Tour

Back in December of 2001, Paul and Donna Alberry gave us a tour of their house in Spragueville - all decorated for the holidays. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1995 Reflection On John Lennon

Next week marks the 35th anniversary of the death of music legend John Lennon. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1999 Dunkin' Docs

This week's "Blast from the Past" takes us back to 1999 when local doctors were heating up the basketball court. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1973 Retirement Of John Urban

John Urban was an integral part of the news team at WWNY-TV from 1954 when the station signed on the air to 1973 when he retired. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2009 Sharing War Stories

It was on Veterans Day in 2009 that two World War II veterans got together to share war stories. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1993 Dramatic Fire Rescue

Back in 1993, flames consumed a house in Watertown, but the owner escaped and helped rescue others living there. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2003 Haunted House

This week on Blast from the Past, we're taking you inside a house that many guests have said is haunted. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1980s 'North Country Top 10'

Back in the late 1980's, 7 News aired a local television show called "The North Country Top 10." Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2007 Ghost Chasers

This week's Blast from the Past takes us back to October 2007. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2000 Students Learn About Civil War

It was 15 years ago that the Civil War came to life for eighth grade students at Ogdensburg Free Academy. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1997 Bunny Breeder

Back on September 18, 1997, we caught up with one of the north country's best bunny breeders. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Tractor Collection

This week on Blast from the Past, we meet a man from DeKalb Junction who was showing off his John Deere tractor collection back in the summer of 2006. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1987 Apple Picking

This week's Blast from the Past takes us back to September 1987. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1997 King Duck Of Higley

The English language has a number of phrases to describe a VIP - top dog, Grand Poobah, head honcho. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1983 Massena Industries

At one time, Massena was home to three big industries - General Motors, Reynolds Metals and Alcoa. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1991 Princess Diana Visit

Princess Diana's beauty and charisma captured the world's attention from the moment she married Prince Charles 34 years ago to her untimely death in 1997. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1993 Lewis County Fair

On this weeks' Blast from the Past, we're going back to July of 1993 for opening day of the Lewis County Fair. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1995 Microburst

It was 20 years ago this week that a microburst blew through the north country, leaving a trail of destruction. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1998 Look At Famous Photo

You may recognize the photo even if you didn't know where it came from. Read More »

Blast From The Past: Tall Ships

We set the wayback machine to the summer of 2001, and the beauty of tall ships on Lake Ontario. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1983 Commercials

On this week's Blast From The Past, we take a look at commercials which aired on WWNY 32 years ago. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2002 Relay For Life

The Relay For Life in Watertown this weekend is celebrating its 20th anniversary. On this week's Blast from the Past, we take you to the Relay For Life held in June of 2002. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2003 Funny Cide Wins Kentucky Derby

In 2003, the north country watched as Funny Cide won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1988 Old Fort Henry

If you've never been to Old Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, it's worth the drive. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1994 Students Cover Presidential Visit

In March 1994, President Clinton visited Fort Drum. Check out the high school reporter we interviewed for this story. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1989 Watertown Howard Johnson's Closes

Howard Johnson's restaurant was a fixture on Arsenal Street in Watertown for many years. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1972 Interview With MASH Cast

On this week's Blast from the Past, we're going back to 1972 when WWNY-TV General Manager Tony Malara interviewed three members of the cast of MASH. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1983 Tornado Aftermath

On May 2, 1983, a tornado tore through the community of Boonville. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1986 Springsteen Album

This week, we take a look back at October 1986 and a big moment for music fans. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1996 Golf

This week's "Blast from the Past" takes us back to March of 1996. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1987 Rug Maker

In April 1987, 7 News reporter John friot visited a dedicated Adirondack rug maker who is still in business today. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Easter Service

Many churches and communities hold sunrise services on Easter Sunday. We take you to one back in April of 2006 in this week's Blast from the Past. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2000 Fish Fry

Friday fish fries are very popular during Lent. On this week's Blast From The Past, we take you to one in Watertown that was hopping 15 years ago. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1988 Earthquake

This week on "Blast from the Past," we'll listen to some earthquake stories from 1988. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2005 Irish Festival

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Watertown's Irish Festival, which is underway this weekend at the Dulles State Office Building. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1998 Tug Hill Tourathon

Saturday marks the 35th anniversary of the Tug Hill Tourathon. So, this week on Blast from the Past, we'll take you back to 1998, when the Tourathon was a family affair for the Chapmans of Pulaski. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1961 Snowmobile Ride

This week on Blast from the Past, we're taking a ride on a 1961 Ski-Doo snowmobile. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1990 Monsignor McCarthy On Game Show

Back in the winter of 1990, the beloved carnival priest, Monsignor Robert McCarthy of Watertown appeared on the television game show "To Tell The Truth". Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1985 Super Science Saturday

This week's Blast From The Past takes us back to February 1985. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1987 Cheeleading Competition

A group of spirited girls from 12 area high schools took part in a Frontier League cheerleading competition back in 1987. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1997 Ice Castle

We take a look at the ice castle being constructed during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Ice Fishing Derby

This week on Blast from the Past, we'll take you to the Alexandria Bay Fire Department's ice fishing derby in January of 2006. Read More »

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