The Utica Phoenix Blog

Restoring Utica’s Own Community Action

By: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood The History of Utica’s Community Action Utica Community Action, Inc. was originally founded in 1966 by Mary Taylor and her brother Larry Taylor. It began as the Hiring Hall in downtown...

Masonic Medical Research Laboratory and Mohawk Valley Health System Announce Potential Affiliation

What:             Representatives from the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (MMRL) and the will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) – the first step in exploring a partnership between the two organizations.    When:             Friday, January...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announces National Settlement with Anthem

Following Agreement With Cigna, Anthem Is Second Settlement Attorney General Schneiderman Has Reached To Remove Barriers and Expand Access To Life-Saving Treatment For Opioid Use Disorder Empire BlueCross BlueShield Will Also Launch Initiative In...

SUNY Poly-Managed Research Named a Top Ten Physics Breakthroughs

Research paves the way for more efficient ‘on-off’ switch that could someday replace transistors ALBANY, NY – Research managed by SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) and conducted by a number of collaborating institutions has...

Frontiers International 33rd Annual MLK Luncheon A Success

Photos and text by Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Dr. Shanelle Benson Reid, president and CEO of ACCESS Global, was the keynote speaker for the Mohawk Valley Frontiers International 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon,...

Harvard Law Professor to Lecture at Hamilton College: “Rethinking Campus Sexual Assault: Taking Stock of Obama-Era Reforms”

Janet Halley, the Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will present a lecture titled “Rethinking Campus Sexual Assault: Taking Stock of Obama-Era Reforms” on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m., in the...

Tramontane Café to present ‘Superlative Tram’ on theater stage at MVCC

The Tramontane Café will present “Superlative Tram,” a very special showcase of its talented performers, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in Schafer Theater, Information Technology Building, on Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica Campus....