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PLOT organizes rally outside of East Middle School to protest alleged strip search

Holding up signs that read “#BelieveBlackGirls” and chanting “protect our children,” more than 100 students, families and concerned community members rallied outside of East Middle School on Tuesday afternoon in the cold...


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Alleged strip search of four middle schoolers leads to community outcry

Four female middle school students were allegedly strip-searched at East Middle School on Jan. 15 for suspicion of possessing drugs, prompting protests and outcry from Binghamton community members and organizations. According to...


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Decker School of Nursing, Lourdes Hospital to renovate Ford Family Wellness Center

A new clinic, the Ford Family Wellness Center, will be coming to Johnson City this semester as the Decker School of Nursing works to renovate a building in its new heath sciences...


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With no Women's March in Binghamton, students demonstrate at home

With no Women’s March in Binghamton, students gathered in cities across New York state to advocate for women’s rights on Saturday. The march commemorates the worldwide protest on Jan. 21, 2017, the...


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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton hosts LGBTQ rights information session

As part of a series of workshops spanning New York state, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton hosted a New York State LGBTQ Know Your Rights session on Tuesday night to discuss...


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Absentee ballots confirm Brindisi victory

After days of counting absentee ballots and affidavits from five counties and weeks of uncertainty following Election Day, Democratic challenger Anthony Brindisi will be the next representative for New York’s 22nd congressional...


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Broome, BU see high voter turnout, close congressional race

In an election that energized voters across the United States, Broome County and Binghamton University saw several parallels with other areas of the state and country. Despite rainy weather on Tuesday, voters...


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BPD arrests two suspects in anti-Semitic graffiti

Two suspects have been arrested by the Binghamton Police Department (BPD) for spray-painting swastikas outside of Binghamton High School early Tuesday morning. The suspects, who have been identified as Binghamton residents William...


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Larry Sharpe hosts rally at Galaxy Brewing Company in Downtown Binghamton

On Saturday, a crowd of supporters gathered outside Galaxy Brewing Company with signs and T-shirts in anticipation of Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Larry Sharpe’s arrival. Sharpe’s rally, hosted in the Downtown Binghamton restaurant...


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Binghamton University students, community members gather to honor victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

In the aftermath of a mass shooting on Saturday that killed 11 and injured six at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Binghamton University students and local community members gathered on Monday night to...