News & Community Issues

Consolidation is a hot topic these days, one being pushed by Governor Cuomo as a possible solution to the fiscal crisis many local municipalities find themselves in. Whether discussing the...
Massive tornado outbreaks, superstorms, drought and torrential flooding … the damages from natural disasters over the past few years have totaled trillions of dollars. In 2012 alone, the...
Noted food author Michael Pollan gives some simple advice: Don't eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food. But making food choices in 2013 isn't always that...
Crystal Sarakas hosts this discussion about aging and long-term care needs.[View the story "Community Conversation: Long-Term Care and Aging" on Storify]
Crystal Sarakas hosts this discussion about the wage gap, pregnancy discrimation, and the Women's Equality Agenda. [View the story "Community Conversation: The Gender Gap " on Storify]
In the 19th century, thousands of slaves escaped to free states and to Canada using a network of secret routes and safe houses. More than 800 fugitive slaves passed through Elmira, a major stop along...
  This is an archived page. Please visit our 2012 WSKG AmGrad project.   Every nine seconds in America, a student becomes a dropout. The lifelong impact of dropping out of school is...
WSKG's Youth Voice project has focused on teaching young people the art of sharing their story - and in finding what stories they want to tell. For several months, the Youth Voice reporters have...
Keeping Our Schools Safe Recent events have brought the issue of school safety to the forefront of discussions in the community; many parents and schools are worried about school safety. What steps...
National Day of Courage Today is an extraordinary day in history. Rosa Parks would have been 100 years old. Her quiet, yet defiant refusal to give up her seat in 1955 sparked one of the most...