Build It At St. Luke’s Page-Community Foundation: Have You Really Turned Your Back on...

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By: Cassandra Harris Lockwood Due to the ever-increasing number of letters in opposition to the construction of a new MVHS hospital in downtown Utica, the Phoenix has dedicated space for citizens and groups to express...

Lockwood Celebrates 50 Years in Law

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On October 25, 2017, The Oneida County Bar Association honored 12 members who have practiced law for 50 years or more. Among the honorees was Stephen L. Lockwood, Esq., Chairman of the Board of...

My Father’s Battle with Housing Discrimination in the early 1950’s

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By Cassandra Harris Lockwood                                   Photo by Vernon J. Harris, Jr. Vernon J. Harris, Jr. graduated from Catholic University in...

Community Garden Donates

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Organically grown cabbages, sweet peppers, Honey Nut squash, and rutabagas all grown in the For the Good, Inc.'s Community Gardens were donated to Mother Marianne's Westside Kitchen all the fixin's for Thanksgiving dinner. For The Good...

Chamber: Wrong Message at the Wrong Time

Chamber Effort to Derail Bail Reforms Wrong Message at the Wrong Time The morning of June 19th, as many friends and supporters of For The Good and Phoenix Media were eagerly awaiting the second airing...

Hillary Rodham Clinton in Man’s World

By C. Harris-Lockwood There are few women and fewer men who can imagine what it is like to be a woman to dare to achieve in a ‘Man’s World.’ And there is no other woman...

The Loss of Vernon Downs Greater than Anticipated

Photos and text by: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood: Harness racing is as old as America. Scenes and tales from the earliest days of our country depict horses and their drivers racing to the finish line. Still today...

A Royal Welcome

By David Dancy Photos by Thomas E. Loughlin Jr. On Friday, July 28, 2017, For The Good Inc. (FTG) presented to the community  an event of monumental, historical, cultural importance. For the first time in the...

Phoenix Editorial Page :The Myths and Truths About White Privilege

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Ten Myths and Truths About White Privilege The term “White privilege” is heard everywhere from the news to social media to in-person conversations today. Everyone knows it has something to do with racism, particularly...

From the Editors Desk: So Leeenna

Ok. So, I got a call today from one of the female family members from the Riot at Revels. Presumably, she was a rioter as she was determined to tell me why I should...