News & Community Issues

As part of our 2008 Thinking Green series, WSKG featured stories from a collaboration of northeast public radio stations. Scientists at Cornell University announced their findings today from the...
2011 has been called 'the year of the protest.' Time Magazine's Person of the Year was 'the protester.' Across the world, people are fed up and taking their frustrations to the...
I've been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. You know, I don't much like seeing those words in type.  But that's my status.  I have a progressive, degenerative disease...
The conflict between individual and species arises because reproductive fitness is essentially a relative concept. Under natural selection, the traits that succeed are those that confer...
The debate over gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale in New York is at a fever pitch. The public hearings on the revised draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement are over, but the...
Join guest host Susan Arbetter for a special two-hour Community Conversation on natural gas drilling issues. The Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting public input through December...
In the United States of America, a state line is an invisible border, often indicated by a welcome sign or a change in the pavement but usually no difference in the scenery and never by a border post...
Every 9 seconds in America, a student drops out of school. On this Community Conversation, we'll take a look at the problem of school dropouts in our region, and talk about some of the ways to...
Every 9 seconds in America, a student drops out of school. On this Community Conversation, we'll take a look at the problem of school dropouts in our region, and talk about some of the ways to...
Dialogue about complex and controversial issues can be a frustrating undertaking. Complicated issues like natural gas drilling or medical research bring out passionate responses from all sides of the...