Poet Jimmy Santiago Baca to Read at Hamilton College

by Hamilton College Events CLINTON – Jimmy Santiago Baca, a poet whose work focuses on the southwestern United States and Chicano culture, will read from his poetry on Wednesday, March 1, at 8 p.m., in the Chapel at Hamilton College. The reading is free and open to the public. Baca was born in Santa Fe, N.M., and was abandoned by his parents at the age of … Continue reading Poet Jimmy Santiago Baca to Read at Hamilton College

Tenney Reverses Course on Town Halls

by Sojourner Staff WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney of New York’s 22nd Congressional District has decided to attend town hall events in the district, reversing a decision, echoed by most Republican lawmakers, to avoid such engagements. According to Town Hall Project, only 19 Republican representatives and senators had planned to meet with constituencies in town hall events as of February 17th. Rep. Tenney, in an … Continue reading Tenney Reverses Course on Town Halls

Alfred Dolge and the Origins of Social Security

by Michael Cooney Although Donald Trump has pledged not to cut Social Security or Medicare, there can be little doubt that Republicans in Congress will move quickly in 2017 to damage, if not destroy, the safety net upon which the great majority of Americans, including his voters, depend. The groundwork for this assault has already been laid by Simpson-Bowles commission created by Obama in 2010. … Continue reading Alfred Dolge and the Origins of Social Security

Irish Tea Fundraiser at Oneida County History Center

Oneida County History Center – Press Release UTICA – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Oneida County History Center and join us for our 2nd annual Irish Tea. This event features hot beverages, finger foods, desserts, door prizes, and more! Entertainment includes a vocal performance by Rachel DePalma, and presentations by Utica City Historian Lou Parrotta and Sister Maureen Deen. This event is co-sponsored by the … Continue reading Irish Tea Fundraiser at Oneida County History Center