Mohawk Valley Almanac for December 2020 By Roger Chambers

Winter officially begins with the winter solstice, after a record warm November. December has average high temperatures in the mid-30°s F and low of about  20°F.  Single digit or sub zero temperatures that may...

Voices of Polonia: Polish Female Pilots Serving During World War II

  By Ted Rajchel     Background   Polish female pilots played a major role in the resistant movement in occupied Poland.  They often put themselves in the front lines of war.  Here are short biographies of four determined women...

Legal Myths and Reality

By Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because those informed are always the most successful.   MYTH:  Death of an innocent person, like Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, cannot happen in...

Area Colleges Uphold Health During Covid-19 Pandemic

by Jess Szabo, Arts Writer Colleges and universities across the country are working to ensure a safe and pleasant semester as they move into the winter months amid Covid-19 prevention efforts. In the Utica area,...

Tom’s Natural Foods: A Wholesome Clinton Tradition Continues

by Kurt Krumme Thirty years ago, when I was a tyke, I would accompany my mother on her grocery shopping trips. Granted, being four years old I didn't have much of a choice, nor did...

Rome Woman Seeks Justice for Racist Vandalization of Her Truck

By Eamon Handzel  On a freezing morning outside the courthouse on Elizabeth St, a single Black mother walks to her 2nd Grand Jury hearing. She has friends and concerned citizens standing outside the building in...

The Heat Beat: Special Edition: Sponsors Needed for Christmas TV Musical Special; Be a...

by Jess Szabo, Arts Writer Christmas is going to be a bit different this year, and that includes Christmas music.  Christmas concerts, holiday themed open mics, and pageants are being cancelled, or at least strictly...

“MVHS Healthcare Workers are Exhausted, Scared, and Struggling” Say Nurses

300 Nurses Said MVHS Couldn't handle a Pandemic. Now they're right  Story by Eamon Handzel  Several months ago, 300 nurses and 459 community members of MVHS signed a petition stating that MVHS was too short-staffed to...

Brindisi In The Lead In The NY-22 Race

UTICA, New York - Brindisi for Congress issued the following statement regarding the ongoing ballot count in NY-22: "Election results from the remaining counties in the district show Anthony Brindisi has now taken the lead....

College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform a Necessity

By Ms. Lillian Woods The senseless murder of George Floyd continues to weigh heavily on my mind as well as the killing of too many of my people at the hands of police officers who...
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