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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...


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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....


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Grocery delivery service expands to Johnson City Wegmans

Lugging Wegmans grocery bags on and off the bus is no longer the only way for students without cars to go grocery shopping. The Wegmans in Johnson City partnered with a delivery...


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Binghamton Restaurant Week overlaps with Rosh Hashana, leads to decreased student attendance

Binghamton University’s Rosh Hashana break overlapped with the city’s twice-annual Restaurant Week, meaning fewer students were in town to dine at the 25 participating restaurants. Binghamton Restaurant Week, organized by eatBING, occurs...


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'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...


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City of Binghamton installs license plate readers

Data from license plates will now be collected when cars enter the limits of the city of Binghamton. Fifteen stationary license plate readers have been installed at eight separate locations on the...


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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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EOP counselor Erik Colon memorialized at vigil

Erik Colon, an academic counselor for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at Binghamton University, passed away Sunday due to health complications related to diabetes. He was 36 years old. Colon was a...


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Uber, Lyft add to transit options at BU

Since the start of the semester, students have been taking advantage of Uber and Lyft, the ride-sharing services that have been operating in upstate New York since June 29. Uber began operating...


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Binghamton gears up for third annual LUMA projection arts festival

The LUMA Projection Arts Festival will hit the streets — and walls — of Downtown Binghamton for the third straight year this Friday night. The 2017 version is expected to be more...