When Will It Be Safe To Be Black In America?

By: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood So, America has finally managed to criminalize the condition of being Black. Black people had previously assumed that once we were able to provide proof that these terrible things were really happening...

Logo Contest Details and Rules Logos should contain only original artwork, either done by hand and scanned or created using graphics software such as Photoshop or Illustrator. Logos should contain the...

MV9 Secures Relief Package for “The Downs”

ALBANY – The Mohawk Valley Nine, a bipartisan coalition of state legislators representing Herkimer, Madison and Oneida counties, today announced they have secured a tax relief package to keep Vernon Downs open.  The package...

Trump’s religious-liberty executive order undermines church/state law.

By: Joseph J Jacob President Trump wants to “totally destroy” a 63 year old ban on churches and other tax-exempt organizations supporting political candidates. Only an act of congress can repeal the Johnson Amendment.President Trump...

News: Bird Nest Opens

By: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood: Once Dr. A.L Shaheen donated his former offices to the Abraham House, it was an immediate drain on the finances of the not for profit. They had to heat it and keep...

For the Good Inc. Logo Contest

Logo Contest Details and Rules Logos should contain only original artwork, either done by hand and scanned or created using graphics software such as Photoshop or Illustrator. Logos should contain the name...

Bites, Brews and Tunes Will Benefit The Neighborhood Center

UTICA, NY….Food trucks, beer and two of the area’s hottest bands, all for a good cause. Bites, Brews & Tunes, to benefit The Neighborhood Center, Inc. 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 at...

Upstate Caring Partners Presents the Community Partner of the Year Award

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently received the Community Partner of the Year Award for 2017. They were honored at the Upstate Caring Partners Annual Meeting held at Daniele’s Banquet Specialists....

The Crafty Ladies present their 8th Annual Fundraiser for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Weekend long event: raffle items of handmade goods, gift cards and donations from local businesses. Homemade baked good and handcrafted wares available. Proceeds from the event will be donated to local chapter of American Cancer Society...