Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Driving through downtown Utica for the first time since college some 40 years ago, I was both alarmed and saddened to see that the city looks as if it is dying.  Utica is...

Community input needed for AIDS Memorial Quilt presentation at MVCC

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt — the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS — will be on display this December at...

Delvin Moody Announces Candidacy For 5th Ward Council Seat

  UTICA, NY—-Delvin J. Moody is excited to announce his candidacy for City of Utica Common Council-5th ward. The foundation of Moody’s campaign revolves around the effort to continue on a path that builds Utica’s inner-city. Issues...

Advocates Rally for Protections for Long-Excluded Farmworkers

ALBANY, NY – Advocates will rally in the state capitol today in support of legislation to extend basic labor protections to New York’s agricultural workers, who are excluded from the right to collective bargaining...

CNY Progressive Roundup

By: John Furman: Washington, D.C. A delegation from the Utica, Rome, Herkimer, and Oneida area representing the . attended the founding convention of People’s Action this week in Washington, D.C. Keynote speakers include CNN Contributor...

CENTRAL NEW YORK PROGRESSIVE ROUNDUP

By John Furman WRONG CHOICE When Representative Claudia Tenney and members of the House of Representatives return to Washington from recess they will more than likely take up another piece of legislation that helps Wall Street...

Offensive neglect in our state-run facilities is unacceptable

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District When our loved ones are placed in a group home to be cared for, whether it be age, illness or a disability, we should...

ROOSEVELT RESIDENCES TO CLOSE PRE-APPLICATION WINDOW THIS FRIDAY

Utica, NY:  The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, New York (UMHA) announced today that it will accept pre-applications for its Roosevelt Residences affordable housing development until Friday, August 24, 2018.  The...

CNY Residents Launch Campaign to Elect Bernie Sanders

Utica, New York:  At a news conference in Utica this morning, an independent grassroots organization- CNY for Bernie - launched the local Bernie Sanders for President Campaign.  Its major focus will be to help...

Scholarship – Oneida County – Alfred State

 An Oneida County resident has been awarded a $4,000 “Phi Theta Kappa External Transfer Scholarship” to attend Alfred State. Ashley Allen of Utica graduated in 2017 from Whitesboro High School and has been accepted into...
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