Does White Supremacy Exist in the Mohawk Valley?

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A Talk by Patrick Johnson, Consultant on Race and Race Matters Wednesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m. at The Other Side, 2011 Genesee St., Utica How do you identify and uproot the white supremacy that is often overlooked...

Utica’s Burmese hold protest against Military Coup in Myanmar

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Today at 2:30pm outside of Munson Williams museum, a crowd of about 50 Burmese immigrants rallied to show solidarity with their country Myanmar (formally called Burma) which has been overtaken in a military coup....

#ME THREE-Sexual Predation Nothing New

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By: Loretta Johnson The recent toppling of Hollywood honcho, Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent domino effect it’s had on at least this nation, lit a fire under me to share some history that has been...

Senator Griffo writes letter to Justice Center, OPWDD following maggot infestation at group home

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In letter, Senator Griffo urges agencies to improve efforts to protect most vulnerable members of society  ROME – State Senator Joseph Griffo on Friday sent a letter to officials at the New York State Office for...

Utica Residents Held Vigil for Imperiled Health Care System

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Area Residents Call on Rep. Tenney to Fund Health Care, Not Tax Breaks for Wealthy Utica, NY -- Central New York Citizens in Action held a vigil Thursday night at Oneida Square in Utica to...

Volunteer firefighters one step closer to cancer coverage

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District Today’s structure fires are more dangerous and toxic than ever before, with everyday plastics, household items and electronic devices made of synthetic materials that...

Bosnian Americans Fear Return of Violence in the Balkans

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As much as people want historical conflicts to simply die off in the past and no longer trouble them, the conflicts find a way of lingering on. The motives, biases, and hatreds that spawned...

A Year From Now

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By Matt DeCristo You’ll wish you had started today. It’s a great ethos to take with you in your life travels, and while the specific formula of dates can be altered or adjusted as needed,...

Absence of Justice Riot at Revels Funeral Home

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Absence of Justice in brutal attack at Revels Funeral Home By Phoenix Staff In the middle of the June heat of last year, a couple (Monica Revels and Jeff Yeomans) were beaten in the funeral home...

NOW ON EXHIBIT-REALITIES OF RESETTLEMENT

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By Hayley Arlin, Colgate 2018 Realities of Resettlement explores refugee integration into urban life in Utica. The resettlement and integration of refugees affect the social, political, and economic fabric of the Mohawk Valley. This exhibit offers...