News & Community Issues

‘Brain fitness’ is something on a lot of people’s minds. As our population ages, there is growing concern over retaining cognitive function – the ability to learn, plan and...
  In April 2009, a new strain of influenza was identified. This strain, novel H1N1, or 'swine flu' first appeared in Mexico and has quickly spread around the globe. On June 11, the World...
  WSKG broadcasts to a 22 County area in South Central New York and North Central Pennsylvania, and there is so much to see and do in that region! From Cooperstown and Oneonta in the north to...
  As summer approaches, many school age children who have been receiving free or reduced lunches and breakfasts at school will be fed at home instead. Or will they? More than half of New York...
On this Community Conversation, join host Kathleen Cook for a wide ranging discussion on mental health laws, stigma, myths, facts and their effects on families and communities.
New York is one of only eight states that places school funding decisions in the hands of the voters.  This year the state-mandated school budget election will be on Tuesday, May 19th (many...
  Earth Day 2009 marks the beginning of the Green Generation campaign - a two-year initiative encouraging people to engage in individual and collective activities to promote sustainable living....
  Crystal Sarakas convenes a panel to talk about how our community moves forward after Friday's tragedy. How do we answer children's questions? How does healing begin? What can we, as...
  On September 10th last year the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce hosted the first Women’s Forum. It was designed with the intent  “to motivate, inspire, and connect...
  The mere mention of the homeless usually conjures up images of people living in cardboard boxes, or pushing a cart full of their belongings down a city street. But the issue of homelessness is...