Black Market: Utica’s Black Business

Welcome to the "Black Market"! If you’d like to support the community, below is a list of various Black-owned businesses that are all in the Utica/Rome area. These businesses are an often overlooked part of...

“Whites Only” Deeds in the 1960’s and How They Ended

By: Stephen Lee Lockwood, Esq. It was the summer of 1966.  I was 22 and between my second and third years at Albany Law School. I was one of the many thousands of White college...

MVCC Strategic Gaming Club to participate in 8th year of Extra Life fundraiser

The Mohawk Valley Community College Strategic Gaming Club is participating in its eighth year of Extra Life, a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network and the Mohawk Valley Health...

Election Night In Utica

Election day in Utica was something of an anxiety rollercoaster. In the days leading up, the fear in everyone’s mind was civil war 2. However, as the day progressed and calmness prevailed, the tension...

MVCC Cultural Series to show ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

MVCC Cultural Series to show ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ with lecture by Desmond Doss Jr. On Friday, Nov. 6, the Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series will host a screening of the film “Hacksaw Ridge,” which tells...

Utica Business Park Renamed to Honor LaPolla and Ford

On Thursday, Mayor Palmieri unveiled the new name of the Utica Business Park on Burrstone Rd. Various council members were there as well as NYS Assemblywoman Marriane Buttenschon. Most notably, former Mayor Louis LaPolla...

MVCC receives $1.1 million Job Corps Scholars grant

Mohawk Valley Community College was one of 20 institutions across the country to receive a $1.1 million Job Corps grant through the U.S. Department of Labor, allowing the College to offer free tech and...

Sculpture Space Artist Lecture: Monuments Are Not History

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 @ 7pm    For the first in our Art Lecture Series   Monuments Are Not History: Culture Hoarding and the Strange Partnership between Art Historians and Heritage Defenders With Kirsten Pai Buick THIS IS A FREE VIRTUAL EVENT  OPEN...

College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform Offers Fourth Webinar

“Understanding the Use of Force” Clinton, N.Y. - The College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform is offering its fourth free online and broadcast webinar program this Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m., on WPNY (channel 11 analog...

College Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform Launch

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Utica- On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12 noon in the MWPAI Auditorium The College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform announced its multi-pronged program designed to provide resources for the community and local government...
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