MVHS Cuts are Destroying a Community Hospital

MVHS has just furloughed and terminated over 130 additional front line healthcare workers. People are already at their breaking point and unable to care for their patients appropriately. This is not just nursing. This...

UPD Residency Legislation Under Fire

Dear Editor: I am writing to express my concern with regard to residency requirements for police officers serving the City of Utica, and am hoping that someone on your staff can explore and report on...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a student of public health, one of the facts that sticks in my mind is that the Australian Parliament banned the continued use of lead as a base in paints at the...

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...

Letters to the Editor

  Dear Editor- As many of you may have heard on local TV news there are plans to put a new hospital to replace the other two in the downtown area of Utica. The proposed facility...

On Baby Alfie Evans

Dear Editor, Thank you Great Britain for slamming the evils of socialized medicine and socialism down the throats and into the minds of us who might otherwise never have figured out this loathsome system…The story...

What makes Utica So Special?

Dear Editor: I believe I have a unique perspective on the quality of life in Utica. Three years ago, I escaped from 40 years of living in Boulder, Colorado. Arriving in Utica, and experiencing Utica,...

Letters to the Editor: Open Letter to Mr. Scholefield

Dear Mr. Robert Scholefield: Mr. Scholefield, you said, “ . . . with the primary mission of delivering state-of-the-art healthcare to our region . . . .” If you really want a state-of-the-art hospital – please...

Letter to the Editor: Enough is Enough!

Dear Editor: Enough is enough. The only reason MVHS wants the new hospital downtown is so they could reap the financial windfall of commercially developing their 64 acres at St. Luke’s. If a new hospital would...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I caught the flu on Wednesday around noon with severe headaches, cough, sore throat, body aches, and pains. I had the flu shot in November but apparently, it was not preventative for Flu...
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