News & Community Issues

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...
The statistics about sexual assault and rape are hard to hear: every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. More than half of sexual assaults are not reported to the police. 72% of...
December may be a month of parties and presents, but for many, it’s also a month of depression. An estimated nine percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from depression at any given time, a...
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a...
Stop shouting, start talking! FRACK YOU! is a highly combustible comedy that ignites a dialogue about fracking. Written by Laura Cunningham and produced by WSKG, the filmed play premiered on...