Letters to the Editor

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  Dear Editor- As many of you may have heard on local TV news there are plans to put a new hospital to replace the other two in the downtown area of Utica. The proposed facility...

Scholarship – Oneida County – Alfred State

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 An Oneida County resident has been awarded a $4,000 “Phi Theta Kappa External Transfer Scholarship” to attend Alfred State. Ashley Allen of Utica graduated in 2017 from Whitesboro High School and has been accepted into...

Letters to the Editor : “What difference would it make, really?”

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Dear, Editor: "What difference would it make, really?" Have you ever been asked a question that left you speechless for a moment? Recently, I was having a conversation about our recent "Heart Bombing- Love A Landmark"...

Offensive neglect in our state-run facilities is unacceptable

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District When our loved ones are placed in a group home to be cared for, whether it be age, illness or a disability, we should...

“OK Boomer” Gen X and the Future of Generational Relations in the US

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by Michael Schneider When the internet meme turned catchphrase “Ok Boomer” began gaining traction in late 2019, Millennials greeted it with excitement --- if not downright glee. After years of being labeled as lazy and...

Visit New York ‘On the Cheap’

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by Natalie Williams As a native New Yorker who relocated to the Mohawk Valley, I make attempts at having the best of both worlds: the peace & quiet, space and inexpensive lifestyle afforded by the...

Local Organizations Host Utica Women’s March

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Local nonprofit organizations and activist groups are hosting a Women’s March on Saturday, January 20th in Utica, New York. Women-led marches and rallies will be held on this day in cities across the world. The...

ROOSEVELT RESIDENCES TO CLOSE PRE-APPLICATION WINDOW THIS FRIDAY

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Utica, NY:  The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, New York (UMHA) announced today that it will accept pre-applications for its Roosevelt Residences affordable housing development until Friday, August 24, 2018.  The...

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...

YWCA Mohawk Valley Supports 2018 NYS Women’s Agenda Second Annual Community Reach Out...

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March 12, 2018- Utica, NY – In support of the New York State 2018 Women’s Opportunity Agenda, the YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) Public Policy Committee is hosting its second annual Community Reach Out,...