What is Social Justice? – A Freedom School Workshop

Wednesday, May 15, 7-9 p.m. at The Other Side (2011 Genesee Street, Utica) The workshop will be presented by philosopher, activist, scholar and anarchist Rick Werner, John Stewart Kennedy Professor of Philosophy Emeritus - Hamilton...

Coronavirus Ravages 7 Members of a Single Family, Killing 3

Grace Fusco — mother of 11, grandmother of 27 — would sit in the same pew at church each Sunday, surrounded by nearly a dozen members of her sprawling Italian-American family. Sunday dinners drew...

What’s Poppin in the U-Town with Mercedies

Mercedies Harris Sony A&R Head Exec for New York and Virginia is at it again, giving the inside scoop to For the Good-The Utica Phoenix about What's Poppin in the U-Town with Mercedies. Determined to...

N.Y. Now Testing 7,500 Per Day for Coronavirus: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know:A jump in testing finds a spike in new cases. Governor orders businesses to keep 75 percent of their workers home.Elon Musk offers ventilators. New York says yes please.Three...

Voices of Polonia:Napoleon Sent Polish Soldiers to the Slave Rebellion in Haiti in 1802

By Ted Rajchel Napoleon Bonaparte wanted a western international trade empire through the production power of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. However, Toussaint L’Ouverture led a slave uprising in Saint-Domingue (Haiti) to stop those imperial...

Arts Wide Open Begins with West Side Story -Glimmerglass

  Written By: C. Harris-Lockwood Young people from low-income families in our community have few, if any, opportunities for exposure to live performances of the arts. At one time there were numerous groups and organizations with...

“Uke” Can Play

It's fun and easy to play!  This versatile instrument can get you started in the wonderful world of making your own music.  We will learn to tune the Ukulele, make chords and how to...

Hamilton College Jazz Expert Monk Rowe Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Syracuse Area Music...

  Clinton, NY - Well-known local musician and Hamilton College’s director of the Fillius Jazz Archive, Monk Rowe, will be honored with the 2018 Syracuse Area Music Awards(SAMMYs) Music Educator of the Year award on Thursday, March 1,...

Michigan closes state Capitol as protesters gather against stay-at-home order

The latest protest and the Capitol's closure came two weeks after protesters, some armed, entered the building and demanded to be allowed into the legislative chambers, which have been closed due to social distancing measures. Photos from the day showed some protesters, many of whom were not wearing masks or standing more than 6 feet…

Utica Public Library held announces the Winners of its 10th Annual Art Contest for...

On Tuesday, Feb. 20th, the Utica Public Library held a reception to announce the winners of its 10th Annual Art Contest for adults.  The winners are: (seated L to R) Polly Blunk - Best...
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