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In 1824, in anticipation of America’s 50th birthday, while the “Era of Good Feelings” was coming to an inglorious end due to political strife, something had to be done. more
Eggs seem to be a hot subject at this time, selling for anywhere from $5 to $10 per dozen. more
There does not appear to be an official Utica University space for local Utica-Rome citizen comment on the recent proposed major program cuts — yet, the university and Mohawk Valley are clearly linked. more
Black History Month is a time for all Americans to reflect and increase their understanding about the experience of Black people in this country. more
It is amazing that our U.S. senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand recently announced that they secured $7,869,000 and $717,000 for Utica University. During a visit, Sen. Schumer promised … more
The Oneida County Opioid Task Force has a program providing free naloxone (better known by the brand name Narcan) to the public. Naloxone is a drug that reverses opioid overdoses. According to an … more
This past week 74 area fifth and sixth grade teachers of local school districts have received information regarding the Flag Essay contest from the National Organization of the Daughters of the … more
Popular rumor has it that Utica University is abandoning the liberal arts. This narrative has been circulating on social media since the announcement of my recommendations to the University’s Board … more
It is welcome news that the city of Utica and the Mohawk Valley Health System have formed a strategic partnership to develop a master reuse plan for the St. Elizabeth Medical Center. more
Artificial intelligence is writing fiction, making images inspired by Van Gogh and fighting wildfires. more
I don’t think there are very many members of Congress old enough to receive monthly payments from the Social Security Administration who need that money to help pay their bills. One national news … more
What contributed to the baby formula shortage? No blame was attributed to a specific agency by the Food and Drug Administration. more
The Daily Sentinel invites readers to submit Letters to the Editor with their views and comments, criticisms, and/or questions about local, state and world issues. more
The public hearing by the Utica city Planning Board to decide on Stewart’s Shop’s proposal to put a gas station/convenience store on Genesee Street in south Utica demonstrated a need for a change in leadership. more
"The decision to eliminate numerous fundamental programs comes just shy of a year mark of the “University” rebranding. But the school is much less a “University” today than it was when I attended from 2014-2017...," writes Benjamin Mehic. more
I think our government has lost its mind. As indebted as our country is, our state lawmakers voted themselves a $32,000 raise to a total of $142,000. more
As we embark on a new semester, I want to share my excitement about the future of SUNY Polytechnic Institute. more
My sons ordered me three bottles of wine this month. I am legal age to drink, 86. I was home the first day UPS tried to deliver, but I didn’t hear the doorbell. more
Much has changed over the past 50 years. Smartphones have replaced land lines. A world of information is available with a few taps on the keyboard. more
Gov. Kathy Hochul has decided that local governments are incapable of making plans for their own communities. more
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