News & Community Issues

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  This is an archived page.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...
About 1% of Americans suffer from schizophrenia.  More than five million people in this country are living with Alzheimer's Disease, including over 300,000 New Yorkers.  As with any...
If you have found yourself confused by the changes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will bring, you’re not alone. The law has been upheld – mostly – by the Supreme...
"Why people earn what they earn..." is a promising sub-title for a book about labor economics.  The rest of the subtitle -- "and what you can do now to make more" -- is...