State-by-state breakdown of US coronavirus cases

State governments are working to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in the US, as federal officials say more testing for the illness will likely see the number of known cases continue to...

Fears of coronavirus have canceled tech conferences, concerts, sports and more. Here’s a list.

Growing concern over coronavirus has lead to the cancellation of dozens of events. Still unclear is whether the Olympics or SXSW will happen.      Growing concern over coronavirus has lead to the cancellation of dozens of...

Libel law and legal threats forum next week and a request for examples

The State Bar Association’s Task Force on Free Expression in the Digital Age will hold a forum on libel law at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 in Albany.  The program will be livestreamed. Click here...

Brindisi Highlights Veteran Suicide Prevention Legislation

Brindisi: We must ensure the VA has the tools it needs to serve every veteran that walks through the door The House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health today considered legislation introduced by Congressman Anthony Brindisi...

THE CITY OF UTICA-Bureau of Fire

At approximately 6:10 am this morning Utica Fire crews responded to a fire at 1150Kossuth Ave. Upon arrival fire crews observed smoke on the second floor and in the eaves.Firefighters entered and performed a...

Attorney General Calls On Education Secretary Protecting Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault 

 In Letter to DeVos, Attorney General James Details Concerns Over Potential Rollbacks In Essential Title IX Protections NEW YORK— Attorney General Letitia James submitted a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing concern over the Department’s efforts to roll back key protections...

S.African police fire rubber bullets at shoppers during lockdown

Johannesburg (AFP) - South African police fired rubber bullets towards hundreds of shoppers queueing outside a supermarket in Johannesburg as authorities battled to keep people at home in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus.With 1,187 confirmed infections and one death, the country has the highest numbers of confirmed infections on the continent.President…

MVCC’s Tom Townsley publishes new book, will host workshop and reading

Thomas Townsley, assistant professor of humanities at Mohawk Valley Community College, recently had a book of poetry published by SurVision Books out of Dublin, Ireland, and will give a reading and workshop on Thursday,...

My Coronavirus Test: 5 Days, a Dozen Calls, Hours of Confusion

Almost a dozen calls with five health care providers over five hours. Two hours of hold music. Two hours in a hospital. Four days of anxiously checking an online portal for results. And lots...

“OK Boomer” Gen X and the Future of Generational Relations in the US

by Michael Schneider When the internet meme turned catchphrase “Ok Boomer” began gaining traction in late 2019, Millennials greeted it with excitement --- if not downright glee. After years of being labeled as lazy and...
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