News & Community Issues

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...
November 23, 2012 marks the fifth anniversary of StoryCorps' National Day of Listening. On the day after Thanksgiving, take a few minutes to interview a loved one about their life. StoryCorps is...
An estimated 25 million Americans are blind or have impaired vision. Vision loss is more feared than cancer, heart disease, stroke and other diseases – a fear that is compounded by a lack of...
Our region is home to dozens of universities, colleges and community colleges that attract tens of thousands of students and faculty to the area. Yet many people outside of the academic world are...
The issue of home rule is yet another part of the debate over gas drilling in New York state. More than a hundred towns and local governments have passed moratoriums or bans on gas drilling in their...
From his training as a geologist Frank H.T. Rhodes understands well the strains placed on our natural environment and resources all over the world. From his vantage point as president of Cornell...
The record heat and ongoing drought in parts of the country this past summer is helping to change public opinion on climate change. A July poll found that 70% of respondents now think the climate is...
People who live in the Southern Tier and Central New York  have never faced an issue like extracting natural gas from the Marcellus shale formation, even though the resource has been there some...
Through national content from NPR and PBS, in addition to local coverage, WSKG will be striving to provide in-depth information on the candidates and issues in order to inform voters and help them...
The word hoarding conjures up an image of a home filled to the brim with piles of stuff. Many of us can’t imagine living like that, but we now know that hoarding is much more widespread than...