Broadway Utica

Guest Editorial — Tenney Part of Problem

- by Roger Chambers Utica has a long history of newspapers, starting with the Utica Observers as a weekly in 1817, becoming a daily paper in 1848. Various mergers led nearly a hundred years ago...

Bosnian Americans Fear Return of Violence in the Balkans

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...

Downtown Utica New Year’s Eve Gallery

All photos taken by Eamon Handzel. See full article here 

Bad Guys Don’t Like Dogs   

by C. Harris-Lockwood  editor-in-chief   Editor’s Note:Originally printed in 2018, sadly this issue continues to haunt our nation today thus it is being reprinted for more attention. I came up with this idea years ago and...

Whatever Happened to online ESL Opportunities?

By Jess Szabo, Arts Writer/Online Teacher    This time last year, looking for a job in education brought up a series of online English as a Second Language teaching companies with odd sounding but catchy...

At the Movies

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is a fun reboot that ushers a new generation into the classic franchise. The 2021 film serves as the next chapter in a series that started in 1984. The original “Ghostbusters” lands...

Joanne Shenandoah 1957-2021: Matriarch of Indigenous Music

By: Michelle Schenandoah Photos By: Jane Feldman   She had a bright voice like liquid gold, a luminous heart, and a magnetic smile.   Joanne Shenandoah-Tekaliwakwah, one of the most renowned Indigenous musicians on the Native American...

The people or politicians: whose voice matters?

By George Kuchma    This story focuses on the title question. It details observations noted on a walking tour of Utica. Noticeable these days is the lack of or disappeared benches, public rest stops in...

Utica Students Get New CTE School

By Mathew Handzel    The Utica School Board is bringing trades education back to the inner city. On Monday night, November 21st, at JFK Middle School, Utica SB superintendent Bruce Karam presented information to the...