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Blast From The Past: Heroes Honored In 2003

On this week's Blast from the Past, we go back to 2003 when two men were honored for saving victims of a Lewis County house fire. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2008 Salvation Army Thanksgiving

What does it take to put on a Thanksgiving dinner at the Salvation Army? We found out in 2008 and that is this week's Blast from the Past. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1986 History Lesson

History teaches us many lessons. Check out one Anne Richter learned back in 1986. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2002 Presidential Visit

We take a look back to 2002 when then-President George W. Bush paid a visit to the north country. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2005 Halloween

Some people really like to decorate their houses for Halloween. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1998 Grindstone Island

Eighteen years ago this month, 7 News reporter Diane Rutherford took a trip to Grindstone Island, one of the largest islands in the Thousand Islands. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1992 Country Music

This week on "Blast from the Past," we take you back to 1992 for a story on the increasing popularity of country music. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1986 Salmon Run Mall Opens

September 14 was the 30th anniversary of the opening of Watertown's Salmon Run Mall. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1997 Jefferson County's First Female Sheriff's Deputy

Back in September of 1997, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department hired its first female deputy. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1995 Jeep Jamboree

It was 21 years ago that people were getting stuck in the mud in Martinsburg and loving it! Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2004 Flooding

It was 12 years ago that rain caused flooding in Alexandria Bay. The cleanup is this week's "Blast from the Past." Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2007 Massena Labor

September 3, 2007 was a poignant moment for Massena labor. It's this week's "Blast From The Past." Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1989 Norwood Lake Regatta

It was 27 years ago this month the first Norwood Lake Regatta was held. Read More »

Blast From The Past: Local TV Pioneers

This week's Blast From The Past takes a look at the pioneers of local television. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Original Yanks Drum and Bugle Corps

Ten years ago this weekend, Antwerp's Original Yanks Drum and Bugle Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1993 Lewis County Fair

The 2016 Lewis County Fair kicks off Tuesday, July 19. On this week's "Blast from the Past," we take you back to opening day of the fair in 1993. Read More »

Blast From The Past: Boldt Yacht House

A stop at the Boldt Yacht House on Wellesley Island is a must if you're going to visit Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands. Read More »

Blast From The Past: Milestone Graduation

Back in 2002, two students graduated from Indian River Central School having achieved a most unusual milestone. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2008 Storm

This week on Blast From The Past, it was eight years ago a destructive storm blew through the north country. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1996 News Promo Of Anne & Brian

Twenty years ago this month, Anne Richter and Brian Ashley began co-anchoring the 6 p.m. news. This week's Blast From The Past shows a 7 News promo that aired in June of 1996. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1981 Curtis Furniture

Pete Curtis returned to Calcium in 1981 to open a business called Curtis Furniture. The rest, as you might say, is history. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2003 West Carthage Hornets

This week on "Blast From The Past," we're going back to 2003 for a story about a restoration, a reunion, and a rendezvous in West Carthage. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Massena Dancers

It was ten years ago this month that dancers in Massena were practicing for a performance at Gettysburg. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Hot Weather

May of 2006 was not the greatest weather-wise. So, when the temperature reached 86 one day, that was news! Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2005 Walleye Spawning

This is the time of year walleye are spawning in the St. Lawrence County community of Rossie. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1984 Montessori School

This week on Blast from the Past, we're going back 32 years to Lowville, where children were learning the Montessori way. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1992 Visit With Maple Syrup Producer

This weekend you'll be able to tour sugar shacks throughout the north country to see how maple syrup is made. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2005 Easter Sunrise Service

Easter sunrise services will be held throughout the north country Sunday. This week on "Blast from the Past," we take you to one in Three Mile Bay in 2005. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1998 Trip Around The World

This week on Blast from the Past, in March of 1998, we took a trip around the world without leaving Sherman Elementary School in Watertown. Read More »

Blast From The Past: Bob Tompkins

This week's "Blast from the Past" is about the legendary WWNY-TV newsman Bob Tompkins. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2009 Visit With Sam Hopkins

He was one of a kind with a rich voice, a big heart and a loving soul. The north country lost Sam Hopkins this week. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1983 Weather Forecast

This week's Blast From The Past takes us back to January 1983. It was a cold winter day and 7 News weatherman Danny Burgess told us what was coming next. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 2006 Storm Damage

Ten years ago this week a storm ripped through Lewis County. Read More »

Blast From The Past: 1999 Love Letter

This week on "Blast from the Past," we look at why writing a love letter can be much more meaningful than buying a card for Valentine's Day. Read More »

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 »

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