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...

Were You There?

By Dr. Paul DUmas The Phoenix is pleased to feature a Good Friday message by Dr. Paul Dumas, a missionary and theologian in Utica. This contribution is scripted aurally, punctuated as a spoken address. “Were you there...

Flattening The Curve (At Home In Your Body)

By C. Harris-Lockwood It began waking with a sniffle and a cough on Wednesday the  March 18th. I had the good fortune to already have had an appointment scheduled with my doctor, Dr. Redner, at...

CNY Residents Launch Campaign to Elect Bernie Sanders

Utica, New York:  At a news conference in Utica this morning, an independent grassroots organization- CNY for Bernie - launched the local Bernie Sanders for President Campaign.  Its major focus will be to help...

Frank Piasecki—An American Pioneer in Helicopters

By Ted and Joan Rajchel Background Frank Piasecki, an aviation pioneer,  invented the tandem-rotor helicopter that has carried soldiers into battle and saved the lives of thousands of people from disasters.  The helicopter he developed, the...

The Fire is Upon US: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate...

By Roger Chambers The Fire is Upon US: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate of Race in America.  Nicholas Buccola. Princeton University Press, 2019 A brief history of the civil rights movement from...

Sunrise Movement Hamilton College

Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y. — On Friday, March 6, Sunrise Movement Hamilton College hosted a rally outside of the College’s administration building, Buttrick Hall, to demand that the college take action against the climate...

Rising Like The Water, Utica Activists Seek To Change A Broken System

By Jack Riffle and Martha Redmond photos by Catherine Collett and Jenna Bunce A movement is building in Utica that will be inclusive of all life, both human and non-human, on Earth. On December 6th, people...

Why We Should Go Metric

by Joe J. Jacob On April 19th, 1973, Wilson Riles, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of California, called to announce that beginning in 1976 the Metric System would be taught in California. The...
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