Racism and Bias

By Kristina Andreotta Racism and bias are not new issues for Utica City Schools, which are primarily populated by Black, Latinx, and Asian students.  It’s no secret that the teachers and administrators, who are overwhelmingly white,...

Musings about Grief, Loss, and Life

By Dave Roberts May 9, 2019 May 9th began like any day in my household. I woke up about 5:30am, and immediately fed my two cats, Nitske and Zoey. I replenished Zoey’s water bowl, and turned...

The Iroquois and Abortion

By Doug George-Kanentiio  Abortion in Native societies is a complex issue involving family, clan and community.  There are very specific moral teachings which discourage this act which may involve the mother, her maternal kin and the female...

WellCare Kicks off Fifth Annual Champions Competition in New York

Help Honor Someone Making a Difference in the Lives of Seniors in Western and Central New York SYRACUSE, N.Y. and TAMPA, Fla. (June 4, 2019) – WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of...

Move More Celebration gives you the chance to get active

WHAT:  Free fitness classes at the Move More Celebration sponsored by the Boilermaker WHEN:        Sunday, June 23, 2019                    Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.              ...

BENEFIT FOR BILLY JOHNSON

BENEFIT FOR BILLY JOHNSON “BJ” JULY 21ST NOON TIL 5 PM FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES 10513 COSBY MANOR RD UTICA, NY $20 FOR ADULTS 18 AND OVER, $5 FOR 17 AND UNDER FOOD, SOFT DRINKS, WATER, DESSERTS, CASH BAR...

Business Organizations Call for Caution on Costly Energy Proposal

ALBANY, NY – The state’s leading business organizations – Unshackle Upstate and NFIB – renewed their collective opposition to proposed legislation that would impose new energy mandates on consumers and businesses across New York....

Attorney General James Leads Coalition Of 23 Cities And States Suing Trump Administration To...

HHS Final Rule Would Expand Ability of Businesses and Individuals to Refuse to Provide Necessary Health Care on the Basis of Their Own “Religious, Moral, Ethical, or Other” Beliefs   NEW YORK -- Attorney General Letitia...

The Walking Wounded

By McKela Kanu On Thursday, May 2nd, Tarana Burke came to Hamilton College to give a lecture. The timing of this lecture was especially pertinent as less than a month ago the campus was rocked...

Racial Inequality

By Kristina Andreotta Inequality didn’t happen by chance. Since the beginning of our country, two ideas--racism and free-market capitalism--have worked together to shape how our society works. Racism and capitalism are such a large part...
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