News & Community Issues

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...
The American population is aging. 13% of the population is over age 65, and that number will nearly double over the next two decades. As a person ages, questions about downsizing, independence, and...
The term 'income inequality' is everywhere and is shaping up to be a significant factor in this year's presidential election. What is income inequality? Can it be fixed? Crystal Sarakas...
Everyone feels anxiety from time to time, but for some, these feelings can be so severe, they are unable to lead a normal life. And we all know about stress, but did you know that stress can...
Ever since the first days of the Republic - when Benjamin Franklin feared the United States would turn into a German-speaking nation and the Constitution disallowed anyone not born on these shores...
The past winter was one of the mildest in memory. And March has officially gone into the books as the warmest March on record. Is this a sign of climate change, or just an example of unusual weather...
The way our communities are designed – especially our suburbs – has a huge effect on our health. Obesity, asthma, diabetes and heart-disease are all aggravated by the automobile-centric...
Click above to hear the entire two-hour program in streaming audio. (The mp3 file may be downloaded here.) Broadcast on Ithaca Community Radio, 88.1 in Ithaca. Live broadcast in partnership with WSKG...
We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for kids, skipping breakfast can lead to poor cognitive and physical development, increased obesity rates, and poor...
Celebrate Earth Day with WSKG On WSKG Radio April 24th at 7:00pm Community Conversation: The Winter That Wasn't The winter of 2011-2012 feels like one of the mildest winters in memory. Is...