Joseph Brugellis

Assistant News Editor

jbrugel1@binghamton.edu

29 Articles


News

Justices appear likely to reverse Colorado Supreme Court, allowing Donald Trump to remain on ballot

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over whether Colorado may disqualify former President Donald Trump from appearing on the 2024 ballot. Last year, a group of Colorado voters eligible to vote...


Community

Vestal Supervisor Maria Sexton faces controversy over traffic stop

After just months in her office, Vestal Town Supervisor Maria Sexton has been met with controversy after pulling over a wrong-way driver on Vestal Parkway. According to Sexton, the incident occurred in...


News

Rep. Molinaro echoes calls to impeach Homeland Security secretary

Rep. Marc Molinaro joined House Republicans in their support for impeaching of U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the alleged mismanagement of the United States’ southern border. Earlier this month,...


Community

Broome County Legislature must redraw legislative map, appeals court rules

More than a year after local residents filed suit, an appeals court threw out Broome County’s legislative district map last week as violating proper redistricting guidelines. The court upheld a December 2022...


Community

Binghamton Democrats secure six City Council seats following manual recount; seventh left tied requiring special election

Following the Broome County Board of Election’s Tuesday recount of two neck-and-neck Binghamton City Council races, Democrats have officially secured six council seats, with the seventh left tied. Races for the City...


Campus News

Q Center, MRC host Trans Day of Remembrance vigil

The Q Center hosted a vigil last Monday to remember and honor the lives of transgender individuals lost to acts of transphobic violence. The vigil, which was held in the Multicultural Resource...


Community

Democrats win supermajority on Binghamton's City Council, sweep Vestal Town Board; Battisti prevails in DA race

In a show of force, Binghamton Democrats have flipped the City Council — winning a supermajority of the chamber’s seven seats — and swept elections for Vestal’s Town Board, according to unofficial...


Election Issue 2023

Court of Appeals to hear congressional redistricting arguments in November

Over the past three years, the New York State Legislature and an Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) have been at odds over drawing congressional districts. This November, the New York State Court of...


Campus News

Broome County delegation advocates for Ukraine in Washington D.C.

Fourteen local constituents, including some Binghamton University students, traveled to Washington, D.C. on Sunday to advocate for increased congressional assistance to Ukraine as part of the third-ever Ukraine Action Summit. Hundreds of...


Community

Spurred by report, elected officials, Norfolk Southern begins railway bridge repairs

After a 900-page city-funded report detailing Binghamton’s decaying railroad infrastructure and subsequent outrage from elected leaders, railroad giant Norfolk Southern has agreed to begin repairs on seven of its bridges. Earlier this...