The crypto cloud over Seneca Lake

The Greenidge Generating Station on the lake’s western shore is using enormous amounts of energy to mine cryptocurrency. The environmental stakes are high.

It’s time to fix RCSD’s structural racism

For decades, the city schools have left a very large proportion of its mostly Black and Latinx students undereducated and ill-prepared to rise into the middle class and take their place as fully productive citizens.

Trees on the Erie Canal are at risk again

The state Canal Corporation still rejects the values of the natural vegetation as a source of shade, scenic beauty, wildlife habitat, community character, history, and environmental conservation.