Bath, NY, Jul 26, 2011 — Hundreds of friends, family members and other mourners came from as far away as Wisconsin, Kentucky Illinois and Michigan to southern Steuben County last week to attend the funerals Friday and Saturday of five Amish men and women who were killed last Tuesday in a three-car crash in Yates county. Some from the Amish community in Norfolk were there as well.
The tragedy has provided a glimpse into the Amish community's views of death and life. Nora Flaherty has more. Go to full article
Newcomb, NY, Jul 20, 2011 — The Newcomb United Methodist Church will host an afternoon of words and music this Sunday at 3:30 pm. California storyteller Tzipporah Marks-Barnett is one of the presenters who will share her love of telling tales. She's an ordained Jewish storyteller, who joins a long tradition of sharing stories, many with messages and life lessons.
Here, she tells a Hassidic tale of love titled, A Generous Wife. Todd Moe spoke with Marks-Barnett and asked about her journey to becoming an ordained storyteller. Go to full article
Ogdensburg, NY, Jun 28, 2011 — The Catholic Church leads opposition to New York's new law legalizing same sex marriage. In a statement over the weekend, Bishop Terry LaValley of the Diocese of Ogdensburg... Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 04, 2011 — Advocates for same sex marriage in New York got a boost from over 700 members of the clergy, as Governor Cuomo says he's optimistic that a bill can become law this year. In... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Apr 13, 2011 — The St. Lawrence University Chorus spring concert will feature music for Passover on Saturday night at 8 pm in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on the University campus in Canton.... Go to full article
Greensboro, VT, Feb 24, 2011 — Catholic sisters have long been associated with activism - from fighting poverty to promoting education and social justice. Today, sisters across the country are uniting... Go to full article