Understanding the Movement in Utica

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Local activist groups and what they stand for By Sarah Watkins, Peter Coney, and Eamon Handzel The Utica area has seen a rise in public demonstrations in the past few years coming from many political sides....

Free Public Rally To Honor Chief Russell Brooks

  When: 4 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, JUNE 13th Where: Canal Park, 215 Leland Avenue, Utica   UTICA – Chief Russell Brooks will be honored at a free public rally celebrating his 42 years of dedicated service to the people of...

Local Burmese Demand Intervention

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In the Cold of February, Utica’s Burmese population (from the country of Myanmar) rallied at Oneida Sqaure to protest the Military Dictatorship that took over the government and has been oppressing the civilians ever...

MVCC shines the light on domestic violence with October events

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Mohawk Valley Community College is once again participating in the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign. For the month of October, the exterior lights on the Utica Campus’ Payne Hall and the lights...

Activists Hold Three Day Long Protests

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By Phoenix Staff A local Black Rights activist, Kim Jones, hosted a march on UPD Station Saturday the 12th that would lead to another two days of protests. Kim Jones collaborated with a local activist...

MVCC to host display of AIDS Memorial Quilt, film and lecture for World AIDS...

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Mohawk Valley Community College will host events for World AIDS Day Friday, Dec. 1. The College will display three sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial...

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

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Public Notice / Press Release Contact: Tim Trent   Phone: (315) 525-5591   Email: timtrent@usa.net West Utica CITIZENS FORUM: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly UTICA – Heartless Scams Can Ruin Your Golden Years. Learn how to defend yourself. Attend the West Utica...

150 CNY Residents Protest Violent Charlottesville White Supremacist March

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Utica, New York – One hundred fifty local residents converged on the Oneida Square Roundabout Sunday afternoon to denounce a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va., that spiraled into deadly violence, one of many...

Utica’s Bosnians Urge People To Never Forget The Genocide

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Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary of one of the worst moments in human history, the genocide that took place at Srebrenica in Bosnia. The Bosnians of Utica marched around the MVCC campus wearing black T-Shirts...

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...