Voice of Polonia: Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Hero at the Battle of Saratoga

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by Ted Rajchal Background Colonel Kosciuszko (Kos—choos—KO) set out for America after hearing about fighting in Lexington and Concord in the year 1775. He was already on his way across the Atlantic when the Continental Congress...

Monthly Contributor’s, the Bee Rose Foundation

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by Mikasha Dawson We our survivors… On May 15, 2017, our lives were completely changed. We lost our beautiful Bianca to suicide. This completely shook up our world. There were no warnings that she would have imagined...

Christmas on the Rez

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by Doug George-Kanentiio At the time of my birth on the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory located astride the St. Lawrence River 100 km southwest of Montreal it was overall Catholic. There were a few Methodist families...

Your Neighbors, Doing Good in the Neighborhood

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by Pete Bianco What happens as people in our community grow older, have health challenges and have no family members in the area to help them? Additionally, if they are physically unable to go out...

Legal Myths v. Reality – December Edition

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by Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality because those that are informed are always the most successful. MYTH: The law prohibits sexual harassment by any and all employers. REALITY:...

A Word about Mental Illness

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by Susan Braider The American public is acutely aware of the epidemic arising from Purdue Pharma’s strategy to maximize the sale of OxyContin. Fewer among us are aware of a similar scandal arising from AstraZeneca’s...

Cuomo’s Utica Visit, Redistribution of Tax Dollars

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Governor Andrew Cuomo plays with our tax dollars to generate favors for himself while local needs are left unmet.

Death of Nobility in Oneida County

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By Joe Bottini Oneida County has made great strides over the past ten years. One bright example can be found in the collective rejuvenation of the Bagg’s Square Neighborhood. Every time I venture down to...