Broadway Utica

Bosnian Americans Fear Return of Violence in the Balkans

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As much as people want historical conflicts to simply die off in the past and no longer trouble them, the conflicts find a way of lingering on. The motives, biases, and hatreds that spawned...

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF RESOURCES FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

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Legislation (S.00924/A.3331) Requires Law Enforcement and District Attorney's Offices to Advise Human Trafficking Victims of the Availability of Social and Legal Services Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation that requires law enforcement and district attorney's offices...

IN HONOR OF TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK; GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LGBTQ+ PROTECTION BILLS

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S.674/A.459 Relates to Vacating Convictions for Offenses Committed Due to Being a Victim of Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking and Compelling Prostitution S.5325/A.6193 Requires Utility Companies to Allow Customers to Use Their Preferred Name and Pronouns Governor Kathy Hochul today signed...

Ride for Missing Children rides into GE Ski Club Meeting

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Story and Photo By Thomas E. Loughlin Jr. Participating riders were (left to right)  Karen LaScala-New Hartford, Micky Lucas-Whitesboro, Dr. Marc Ritter Sauquoit and Kathy White Clinton. "Having participated in the Ride for Missing Children for...

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION CLARIFYING PROVISIONS PROHIBITING WAGE THEFT

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Legislation Provides That There Are No Exceptions to Liability for Failure to Pay Wages Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.858/A.1893) which relates to strengthening laws prohibiting wage theft and closes a loophole created...

THE THIRD MRS. GALWAY” CHRONICLES THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT IN UPSTATE NEW YORK IN RIVETING...

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“THE THIRD MRS. GALWAY” CHRONICLES THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT IN UPSTATE NEW YORK IN RIVETING DETAIL --New Historical Novel Brings to Life Events of Anti-slavery Agitation Through the Lens of an Enslaved Family’s Quest for Freedom-- August 11, 2021,...

Utica’s Bosnians Urge People To Never Forget The Genocide

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Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary of one of the worst moments in human history, the genocide that took place at Srebrenica in Bosnia. The Bosnians of Utica marched around the MVCC campus wearing black T-Shirts...

Local Burmese Demand Intervention

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In the Cold of February, Utica’s Burmese population (from the country of Myanmar) rallied at Oneida Sqaure to protest the Military Dictatorship that took over the government and has been oppressing the civilians ever...

Utica’s Burmese hold protest against Military Coup in Myanmar

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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....