News & Community Issues

Even as it’s implemented, health care reform still baffles many of New York’s business owners, government leaders and average citizens.  Many gathered for a discussion of health care...
Throughout 2014, our news department will explore stories of poverty in Upstate New York. We'll examine how decades of changes in the region's economy have affected the neighborhoods,...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As we look back on that part of our history, what progress have we made? While race relations have improved in some ways, echoes...
Starting at 9PM tonight, Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor a two-hour live special of President Obama’s State of the Union address (on WSKG TV, and we’ll be streaming online below...
Originally broadcast on WSKG Radio on Tuesday, November 19 at 1:00PM and 7:00PM.   Unadilla, NY independent producer Nancy Burnett presents this story of conflict resolution and the landmark...
Kids today are part of a generation that can’t remember a time without cell phones and home computers. They’re growing up in a world that their parents may not fully understand themselves...
The number of juvenile offenders prosecuted in Broome County has declined in recent years, but there has been a sharp increase in the number of violent offenses. are also seeing younger juvenile...
Experts say that early child education sets the standard for later in life – but for many families, the costs for that education are increasingly out of reach. Research shows that early...
James Rada had an idea - to record the voices of everyday people who participated in the March on Washington on August 28th, 1963. Rather than focusing on notable figures from the Civil Rights...
August 28th, 2013 marks 50 years since the historic March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. WSKG joins the nation in commemorating the...