CNY Residents Launch Campaign to Elect Bernie Sanders

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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...

Opportunity of a Lifetime: or doomed to repeat failure?

By Joseph Bottini, Oneida County Historian Introduction “Doing the right thing, simply because it is the right thing to do” is not for the faint of heart. To hold to an opinion of what you know is...

Hamilton College Reports on Treatment of Mentally Ill in Criminal Justice System

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  Ralph Eannace of Utica City Court and other public officials, offers proof of the broad community benefits to developing, introducing and sustaining alternative methods of handling individuals with mental illness in the criminal justice...

Letters to the Editor: Open Letter to Mr. Scholefield

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Dear Mr. Robert Scholefield: Mr. Scholefield, you said, “ . . . with the primary mission of delivering state-of-the-art healthcare to our region . . . .” If you really want a state-of-the-art hospital – please...

Land Returned to Oneida Women Divided by International Borders and Colonization

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Oneida women from the three communities located in New York, Canada, and Wisconsin, announced receiving a gift of nearly 30 acres of land from a Quaker ally within their traditional homelands in Clinton, N.Y....

3rd Annual May Day Rally on Tuesday, May 1 Celebrates...

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Utica, New York:  Central New York Citizen Action and other labor and community groups will be sponsoring the Third Annual May Day rally to commemorate past human and labor rights victories and continue the struggle...

Playing that Law and Order Game- By George Kuchma

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Many a joke carries a rich truth that gets your attention. Here’s one you may not have heard: How many cops does it take to throw a handcuffed suspect down a flight of stairs?...

Larry Sharpe On Property Rights and Eminent Domain

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Larry Sharpe, Candidate for Governor will be speaking about the proposed downtown hospital, eminent domain and what he will do to stop the destruction of our downtown. If you are free Friday at 5:30, please come to...

Guest View: America needs Militia

By Joseph J. Jacob Dear Editor: The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was adopted in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights. The Amendment reads, “A well regulated militia, being necessary...

Community Development Please

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By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood In a community where at least 40% of the population lives in, at or near the poverty line, no amount of nano or economic development is going to change the populace or...