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“We Don’t Hire Girls”–Becoming the First Female Construction Worker in New York State

By C. Harris-Lockwood     Photos by the late Anne LaBastille The year was 1971.  I was 19 years old and between my freshman and sophomore years of Kirkland College. I was looking for a job. At...

MVCC to host ‘Colorful Girls Rock’ symposium with Yandy Smith-Harris of ‘Love and Hip...

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Mohawk Valley Community College will host the event “Colorful Girls Rock” from 5 to 10 p.m. in Schafer Theater in the Information Technology Building on the Utica Campus. Reality star...

Chamber: Wrong Message at the Wrong Time

Chamber Effort to Derail Bail Reforms Wrong Message at the Wrong Time The morning of June 19th, as many friends and supporters of For The Good and Phoenix Media were eagerly awaiting the second airing...

Editorial

By Susan Townley Listening to Cassandra Harris-Lockwood on Phoenix Radio (95.5 fm) describe her vision of establishing a community center by repurposing the uninhabited regions of UFA filled me with hope and a sense of...

Community Action – It’s Time For A Change

By Casandra Harris-Lockwood, editor-in-chief In 2010 when then-Mayor Roefaro hired a consultant to research the impact of the loss of UCAI’s $10 million annual infusion of funding and programs, the biggest loss was determined to...

New Radio Voice FCC Approved Utica Phoenix Radio 95.5 FM

Utica area listeners will hear a new kind of radio starting early this summer as Utica Phoenix Radio- also to be known as “The Heat” - goes on the air. Phoenix Radio will be...

Chuck Berry Has Passed Leaving us to Rock ‘n Roll Without Him

By: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Chuck Barry, born October 18, 1926, has earned a place in the hearts and minds of all of the people in the world who like Rock N’ Roll music. In fact, the...

Hong Chung: The Buddhist Bell Ringing Ceremony

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Umbrellas protected the heads and brows of the venerable Monks and guests on the hot summery afternoon of September 16, 2018. The sun poured out upon the attendees of the Dinh Thanh...

100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima Remembered

A procession of hundreds of the faithful made their way from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel on Jay Street to St. John's Church on Bleecker St. in downtown Utica on Sunday August 13, 2017....

Remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Cassandra Harris Lockwood, Editor-in-chief. “The most persistent and urgent question there is, is what are you doing for others?”Montgomery, Alabama, 1957, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On this the 50th anniversary of the...
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