Wilcor Outdoors Converts Plant to Production of PPE and Sanitizers

A long-time, local, family-owned manufacturing company has significantly shifted its direction to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other supplies to essential workers who are keeping us safe from coronavirus. Wilcor, International, located at 161...

“We Don’t Hire Girls”–Becoming the First Female Construction Worker in New York State

By C. Harris-Lockwood     Photos by the late Anne LaBastille The year was 1971.  I was 19 years old and between my freshman and sophomore years of Kirkland College. I was looking for a job. At...

DJ Salsa of Phoenix Radio and Sabado Ardiente

By Jessica Szabo While Rap and Hip Hop music are immensely popular, some are reluctant to listen to it because of its reputation for being anti-law and anti-police. But leave it to Phoenix Radio to...

Legal Briefs: Legal Myths Vs. Reality

By Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because those informed are always the most successful. MYTH: The law always stays the same, so scientific advances are not reflected in...

Bee Corner: A Mother’s Grief

Written by Mikasha Dawson This month of May will always be a sad month for me. It will always be the month you left and I stayed. The fifteenth of this month marks the third...

Voices of Polonia Bona Sforza, Italian, Queen of Poland

By Ted Rajchel Background Bona Sforza was an Italian princess, who became Queen of Poland in 1518, as the second wife of King Sigismund I of Poland. At that time no one anticipated how significant the...

At the Movies–“Nacho Libre”

  by Mark Ziobro I was shocked to learn that “Nacho Libre,” the tempered and anticlimactic comedy starring Jack Black was actually loosely based on true events, the tribulations of Sergio Gutiérrez Benítez, a Mexican Catholic...

Mohawk Valley Almanac, May Edition

by Roger Chambers   Wile May has the major holiday of Memorial Day, many large events such as parades have already been canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic. Those with mothers not living in the same...

Bee Corner: A Letter to Heaven from Mom

By Mikasha Dawson   On May 15, 2017 the world lost a beautiful Angel, my daughter Bianca Rose Capri Palek. Bianca you were a beautiful individual both inside and out. I’m not saying this because you are...

Copper Bill – Movie Review

By Mark Ziobro “Copper Bill” is a crime caper, and the new independent film from Brett Bentman, the mind behind last year’s “90 Feet From Home;” and shows, once again, Bentman’s flare for painting Texas...
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