News & Community Issues

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...
Six months ago, the floodwaters still covered many parts of the Southern Tier. The record flooding affected thousands of people and homes. Six months later, many people are still not able to live in...
Originally Aired March 6th at 1:00pm and 7:00pm "The real S&L crisis [of the 1980s] was not a few deregulated hucksters but the complete shift of Americans' savings from banks to...
Join WSKG's Education Department at Cornell Plantation's Nevin Welcome Center for a fun day of Dinosaur Train Nature Trackers activities.  Become a Nature Tracker by exploring animal...
The Pew Research Center released a report late last year that barely half of all adults in the Unites States are married, which is a record low. Four-in-ten Americans say that marriage is becoming...
If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.                            ...