Orla McCaffrey

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Outdated FEMA flood maps leave Broome County residents in limbo

C arol Grippen remembers watching the water creep toward her house as she backed away in her year-old black Hyundai Elantra. She recalls the smell, a combination of mold and rotten fish,...


Congresswoman Claudia Tenney speaks at Southern Tier Tea Party event in Binghamton

Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney spoke on Sunday at her first event in the Southern Tier since being elected to represent New York’s 22nd Congressional District last November. Tenney discussed tax reform, health...


Mayor David's Facebook page has history of altered headlines

Shortly after Tuesday night’s mayoral debate, the Press & Sun-Bulletin posted a summary of the event with the headline “Face Off in Mayor Race: Housing, crime hot topics.” Later that night, the...


Mayor David, Tarik Abdelazim talk public safety, job growth in first mayoral debate

Binghamton Mayor Rich David, the Republican incumbent, and Tarik Abdelazim, his Democratic challenger, faced off in their first debate Tuesday night, sparring on topics including infrastructure, crime, tax rates and affordable housing....


'People tend to see it as something very distant and far removed, but it’s here in Broome County': Community members, students protest county jail conditions

“Why so little justice?” “Why so many deaths?” “Why so many poor locked up?” “Why so much medical abuse?” These were the messages on signs held by protesters on the corner of...


Binghamton man sentenced in hit-and-run death of BU student Stefani Lineva

Aizaz Siddiqui, the 26-year-old Binghamton man arrested last December for the hit-and-run death of Binghamton University junior Stefani Lineva, was sentenced Thursday afternoon to two months in Broome County Jail and three...


Town-Gown Advisory Board to meet for first time in October

Binghamton University’s Town-Gown Advisory Board hopes to further bridge the gap between campus and the community, starting at their first meeting lined up for Tuesday, Oct. 3. The board, the first of...

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Pharmacy school welcomes first class with white coat ceremony

Caitlyn Brown heard her name called, walked across the stage of the Watters Theater in the Anderson Center and turned to the crowd. She lifted her right arm, then her left as...

Campus News

Class of 2021 reaches record enrollment

If you think the freshman sitting next to you in class is smarter than you, they probably are ― or at least they got higher grades in high school. According to Pipe...

Campus News

BU student stabbed at The Rat on Friday night

A Binghamton University student was stabbed in the abdomen at The Rathskeller Pub in the Downtown Binghamton, according to a B-Line news addition sent by the University on Saturday night. The incident occurred at approximately...