News & Community Issues

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...
The debate over genetically engineered foods has increased in furor recently, as consumer groups and the organic food industry push for mandatory labeling of consumer products that contain GMOs. Are...
There are many myths and misconceptions about the Constitution that have become ingrained in our political culture? What exactly is a 'well-regulated militia?' Do we really understand free...
WSKG is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington that occured on August 28, 1963. Local marchers and organizers have shared their stories with us. A national...
The prospect of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York has highlighted a complex debate between two camps: those that support the economic benefits that gas drilling may bring to the region...
Many cities and towns across the Southern Tier are dealing with urban blight and brownfields. Municipal planners are working on ways to address these issues, and looking for ways to transform...
Every day, an active-duty soldier is discharged from the military and returns home to start a new part of his or her life. Some return because their service has ended, others because of injuries...