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Historically Hip takes a look back through Northeast Pennsylvania newspaper archives to find interesting stories from the past through today.
10 Episodes
As the nation prepares to swear in President-elect and Scranton native Joe Biden, Brian and Caitlin take a look back at the nation's other presidents and how their hometowns have honored them through the years. 
Ghosts? Goblins? Aliens? Brian and Caitlin share spooky and unusual tales from across the region just in time for Halloween.
Hosts Brian Fulton and Caitlin Heaney West take a look back at the passage of the 19th Amendment, the role Pennsylvania played in the suffrage movement and much more as the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the United States.
Episode 2.2.: Sky Racers

Episode 2.2.: Sky Racers

2020-08-0425:091's Brian Fulton and Caitlin Heaney West take a look at the comets that have lit up the night sky across Northeast Pennsylvania and around the world and the sometimes unusual stories that went with them.
We take a look at the history of the Everhart Museum in Scranton, including its busy dedication day, plus a look at other memorable moments from the last 112 years.
Just in time for Halloween, Historically Hip takes you to some of Northeast Pennsylvania's haunted spots for some spooky stories.
Host Brian Fulton sits down with Scranton Times-Tribune columnist and editor Chris Kelly about the upcoming pictorial history book, "Lackawanna Memories."
Our hosts take a look at how an entertainment extravaganza about ancient Pompeii threatened to destroy Scranton when a fire broke out at the city's driving park. 
Historically Hip travels to January 1963 to look at a tragedy that struck Nay Aug Park Zoo in Scranton. We'll also look at the history of some local zoos and chat with the Take 2 movie bloggers about the new "Lion King" movie.
Edisode 1.1: July 1969

Edisode 1.1: July 1969


Welcome to the debut episode of Historically Hip, a podcast that brings you interesting tales from Northeast Pennsylvania's newspaper archives and today. This episode, we journey back to July 1969, when man first walked on the moon, and look at a local man- Glynn Lunney- who was in mission control at the time.
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Raymond Chippa

An excellent series to guide you through the history of the Scranton area. If you are new to the podcast, start with episode 2. Episode 1 needs some sound work, mainly background breathing. That's gone in 2 & 3.

Aug 28th
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