Community

Students, landlords and residents discuss zoning legislation

This past Thursday, the City of Binghamton held a public hearing to discuss Code of Ordinance amendments regarding student housing. Held at Binghamton City Hall, the hearing covered various matters regarding changes...


Community

In-person visitation returns to Broome County Jail

Activist groups gathered outside the Broome County Jail on Sept. 29 to observe the return of in-person visitation. On May 13, Joshua Cotter, an attorney at Legal Services of Central New York,...


Community

Downtown Binghamton development delayed

A new development plan for the corner of Court and State Street may be delayed. This past spring, developers had planned to have the Visions Federal Credit Union anchor a multipurpose building...


Off-Campus News

Mayor Kraham enforces newly amended "Lockdown Law"

Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham is cracking down on “nuisance properties” across the city. Amid the newly amended “Lockdown Law,” which establishes a legal mechanism to shut down public nuisances, Kraham warned four...


Community

Binghamton to initiate second climate action plan

Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham has announced plans for Binghamton’s second Climate Action Plan. The first plan took effect in 2011, in response to recurring flooding caused by climate change in the Binghamton...


Housing Issue 2022

Students share their housing horror stories

By: Staff Reports All accounts provided by anonymous students. A winter surprise. “We had a carbon monoxide leak in the house because the broiler broke, and the fire department and [New York...


Housing Issue 2022

Ongoing Binghamton housing projects

Across Broome County, several new housing projects are under construction. Here is a list of some such projects. “Stadium Lofts” Housing Project This fall, a new 70-unit, mixed-use housing project in Binghamton...


Housing Issue 2022

What to know about Mayor Kraham's student housing proposal

Over the past couple of months, a proposed zoning law by Binghamton Mayor Jared Kraham, targeting student housing, has been making its way through city’s legislative channels. If the law is passed,...


Off-Campus News

Modernization coming to the Greater Binghamton Airport

The Greater Binghamton Airport (BGM) is preparing to undergo two years of reorganization and remodeling, modernizing it for the 21st century. On Sept. 14, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced a...


Off-Campus News

Oakdale Commons renovation plan begins

After acquiring the Oakdale Mall earlier this year, Spark JC LLC has commenced renovations to the property. Spark JC, the company that operates the renamed ‘”Oakdale Commons,” was given a budget of...