Once upon a time, during an arctic blast like we've been having this week, the Ohio River froze and hundreds of adventurous (some would say foolhardy) Tri-Staters walked and frolicked on the ice.
It really did happen, you know, even if it didn't come across your Twitter feed. One guy even drove his VW across the frozen river. And everyone who ventured on the ice apparently lived to tell about it.
The current record-breaking freeze and double snowstorms this week had Good Morning Tri-State anchor Chris Riva remembering those crazy days from the late 70s (Riva was in grade school). See his Facebook post and video: