Judge Joan Shkane: 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: When an Appeals Court reviews a trial and finds an error,...

Phoenix Health: What Are You Craving?

Written By: Elizabeth Szlek Most of us would agree that from time to time we seem to “crave” certain food or drinks. Faced with this, we either go and seek our desired crave, or resist,...

Introducing Phoenix Radio.

Exciting News Phoenix Radio is here for your listening pleasure. Just go to uticaphoenix.net home page and scroll down, When you see the Phoenix Radio logo simply click on the picture and listen to...

When Therapy and Intuition Collide

By Dave Roberts During my twenty-seven-year career as an addiction professional, I employed evidenced-based practices when working with those who requested services from me. However, there were at least two occasions where phenomena occurred that...

The Impacts of Mass Incarceration in Oneida County Part 2 The Response...

    Last month the Phoenix published a list of complaints on the treatment of those incarcerated at the Oneida County Correctional Facility. They consisted of complaints that grievances went unattended, that cold food was consistently...

February Almanac

Written By Roger Chambers February is a cold winter month with an average monthly high of 35°F and low of 15°. The record low is  -28°F on February 14, 1979, while temperatures of -10° to...

Gov. Signs Legislation Enacting A Sweeping Protection For Home Owners

Enhances Consumer Protection Measures and Closes Loopholes to Prevent Deed Fraud and Mortgage Scams  Requires Banks to Continue Paying HOA Fees on Zombie Properties that are Part of a Co-Op  Safeguards Homeowners by Reforming Obligations of...

Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc. -We Did It!

Written By: John Furman This past fall, Central New York Citizen Action began the process of becoming an official chapter of Citizen Action of New York. On Jan. 26, the Citizen Action statewide membership board...

Dear Editor, I support reinstituting the military draft or other compulsory public services. Presently we lack ideological diversity in the military which exposes us to a significant risk of tyranny. When all members of the...

The Loss of Vernon Downs Greater than Anticipated

Photos and text by: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood: Harness racing is as old as America. Scenes and tales from the earliest days of our country depict horses and their drivers racing to the finish line. Still today...
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