Your Bargain Grocer Gets an Update

By Jess Szabo Compassion Coalition’s grocery store, Your Bargain Grocer, is scheduled to move into its expanded location at 1110 Lincoln Avenue at the end of September. “We are about a month away from opening the...

Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.

By John Furman Dozens Arrested at State Capitol Demanding Healthcare & a Healthy Environment for All as New York State Poor People’s Campaign Protests Enter Fourth Week ALBANY, NY– Some 50.8 million households or 43% of...

Legal Briefs: Legal Myths vs. 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 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is undergoing no challenges...

Frank Piasecki—An American Pioneer in Helicopters

By Ted and Joan Rajchel Background Frank Piasecki, an aviation pioneer,  invented the tandem-rotor helicopter that has carried soldiers into battle and saved the lives of thousands of people from disasters.  The helicopter he developed, the...

On Point for College Students Presented Laptops

  On Point for College Utica’s Annual Volunteer and Mentor Dinner held January 16th at The Utica Public Library Gallery provided an opportunity to thank dozens of mentors, volunteers, and partners for the support they...

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: New York State has no uniform procedure in place for private...

Tramontane Café Hold Fundraiser

By Jess Szabo The Tramontane Cafe, known affectionately as “The Tram” offers a place for everyone. Hang out there, and you might hear poetry, comedy, smooth jazz, death metal, Christian music, country, folk, blues, or...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Announces Winners of 2020 Nursing Recognition Award

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced the winners of her 2020 Nursing Recognition Awards in the 119th Assembly District. The selfless individuals who work in nursing are celebrated nationwide from May 6 to May 12...

A word from Brett Truett #NoHospitalDowntown

By Brett Truett The way in which they orchestrated the community’s new hospital into downtown broke rules and laws. It is a scam, a series of scams; a real estate scam, an economic development scam, and...

One Hospital = Economic Development Fail

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood The March edition of the Utica Phoenix carried a story entitled “A History of Hospitals in Utica.” It explained in a very historically accurate manner, the development of Utica’s hospitals. It was recently...
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