Utica’s Burmese hold protest against Military Coup in Myanmar

Today at 2:30pm outside of Munson Williams museum, a crowd of about 50 Burmese immigrants rallied to show solidarity with their country Myanmar (formally called Burma) which has been overtaken in a military coup....

A Refrigerator For The Community

Poverty and desperation have become all too familiar to Utica over the years, and unfortunately the Pandemic has only exasperated the crisis.   While the stimulus money of $600 gifted to the lower castes will surely...

West Utica’s New Boutique

By Paul Dumas, Ph.D. Residents in Utica have yet another reason to be thankful for a new service on offer in the Varick District. Just above Mother Marianne’s West Side Kitchen on the corner of...

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...

Election Night In Utica

Election day in Utica was something of an anxiety rollercoaster. In the days leading up, the fear in everyone’s mind was civil war 2. However, as the day progressed and calmness prevailed, the tension...

State and Local Police Will Crackdown on Drunk Driving This Halloween

Special Enforcement Campaign Will Run from October 30 through November 1 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to crack down on impaired driving and underage drinking through Halloween....

Utica Business Park Renamed to Honor LaPolla and Ford

On Thursday, Mayor Palmieri unveiled the new name of the Utica Business Park on Burrstone Rd. Various council members were there as well as NYS Assemblywoman Marriane Buttenschon. Most notably, former Mayor Louis LaPolla...

Women in Utica Rally to Say: Count on Us; We Will Vote

What: We Will Vote Women’s March When: Saturday, October 17, 2020, 11 am-12 noon Where: Oneida Square roundabout at 11 am, march to Munson William Proctor Art Institute 11:30, conclude at 12 noon Utica, NY -- On...

Police Community Athletic League Switches to Video Games for Covid-19

Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced the Utica Police Department has partnered with community members to form a Police & Community Athletic League (PCAL) to promote positive interaction between law enforcement and our community’s youth. PCAL...

Understanding the Movement in Utica

Local activist groups and what they stand for By Sarah Watkins, Peter Coney, and Eamon Handzel The Utica area has seen a rise in public demonstrations in the past few years coming from many political sides....
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