The Oneonta Area Branch of the NAACP has awarded the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Alana Moskowitz. Alana is a senior at Margaretville Central School where she is very involved in extracurricular activities such as chorus, band, drama club, varsity sports, and art club. This fall, she will be attending the University of Southern California. Alana plans to double-major in Biology and Theater, but is also interested in studying Psychology and Art.
NAACP STATEMENT ON GOV. NIKKI HALEY’S CALL FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE CONFEDERATE FLAG ON CAPITOL GROUNDRead Now
A Community Candlelight Vigil will be held on Sunday, June 28 at 7:00 pm in Muller Plaza, Oneonta, to remember those lost in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC; and the many instances of violence and injustice across our nation and the world. Candles will be lit as the victims of the Charleston shooting are named, and we will pass the light to all those attending as we together remember instances of violence and injustice in our world. Everyone is invited to attend.