Legal Myths v. Reality

by Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because those that are informed are always the most successful. MYTH: Any person responsible for paying child or spousal support to another...

Legal Myths v. Reality

by Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality because an informed citizen is always the most successful citizen: MYTH: Adults adopted in childhood in New York State may never find...

The Roots of Rez Life

by Doug George-Kanentiio Mohawk Akwasasne The Laws of Burgos was enacted by Spain on December 27th, 1512 in response to the massive slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Native people in the Caribbean by the...

Movie Review: Lords of Chaos

By Kurt Krumme It would be easy; too easy, to say that this film is about a rock band and how everything eventually plays out in a rock band. However, there is quite a bit...

Know The Terms, Pt 2 Birth and Breastfeeding: What’s the Connection?

By Naomi Starsiak Breastfeeding, what could be more natural? But there is so much more that goes into the process than, “open mouth, insert nipple”. The way we labor and give birth can have a...

Strawberry-the food of the Skyworld

  By Doug George-Kanentiio Akwasasne Mohawk Among the traditional Mohawks there is a special appreciation for the strawberry plant-called Niihontesha. It is a unique plant as its seeds are outside of the skin of the berry...

Legal Myths and Reality

By Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because an informed citizen is always the most successful citizen: MYTH: The New York State court system only reacts to issues that...

Leopold Stokowski —A Leading Orchestra Conductor of the 20th Century

By Ted Rajchel Background Stokowski is best known for his long association with the Philadelphia Orchestra and his appearance in the Disney film, Fantasia.  He was especially noted for his free-hand conducting style that spurned the...

CENSUS JOBS WORKSHOP JULY 29

Utica, NY:   The Utica Municipal Housing Authority will host a workshop on how to apply for employment with the United States Census Bureau on Monday, July 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the...

Remembering Michael Schwerner: Civil Rights Activist

By Kevin Paul Sweetser In the fall of 1963, I attended an after school recreational program. I was 9 years old and my brother, Larry, two years older, also participated. My family and I lived...
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