Gerald Smith

When the Ku Klux Klan Arrived in Binghamton
For a brief time in the early 20th century, Binghamton was home to the New York state headquarters of the Ku Klux Klan. On St. Patrick's Day in 1923, city residents were shocked to discover pamphlets promoting the Klan had been left at their homes.
The Pagoda Mystery
One of Broome County's more unusual small historic landmarks sits in the corner of a Johnson City park.
It's a pagoda constructed by Endicott Johnson shoe factory workers over 100 years ago.
The odd-looking structure is a short distance from the carousel in CFJ Park...
Bill Parker was there
Veteran Binghamton broadcaster Bill Parker joined Broome County historian Gerald Smith on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Friday morning.
Parker was on hand when WNBF-TV Channel 12 (now WBNG-TV) officially started operations on December 1, 1949...