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Republicans dominate Broome County elections

Election Day was good for Republicans in Broome County, as GOP candidates won 10 of 11 contested elections. In the city of Binghamton, Mayor Rich David secured a second term Tuesday, defeating...


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New Yorkers to vote on Constitutional Convention

Voters across the country will head to the polls on Nov. 7, ready to cast their votes for representatives and executives. For New Yorkers, another option will appear on the ballot sheet,...


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$100K grant will fund local battle against opioid addiction

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced a new regional initiative to combat the opioid epidemic at a press conference at the Binghamton University Downtown Center on Monday morning. Alongside a group of collaborating...


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Forum continues discussion on Broome County opioid epidemic

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-22) held a forum to discuss the effects of the Broome County opioid epidemic on Tuesday night. The forum, held in Symposium Hall at the Center of Excellence at...


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Stenger discusses economic impact of new health science campus at town hall

Local residents joined the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) faculty and staff last week at a town hall to discuss the economic impacts of Binghamton University’s new Health...


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Community reenacts 1913 women's suffrage march

Five years earlier, in 1913, a march advocating for suffrage was held in the city of Binghamton, but women weren’t granted the right to vote statewide until 1917. Suffrage wasn’t passed nationally...


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Paint the Town Purple raises awareness for domestic violence

With activities ranging from painting rocks purple to singing along with a cappella groups, the Crime Victims Assistance Center held its annual Paint the Town Purple event at the Peacemaker’s Stage in...


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Binghamton mayoral candidates focus on student concerns at forum

Student priorities were brought to the forefront of the city of Binghamton mayoral race at a forum hosted by the Center of Civic Engagement (CCE) on Wednesday evening. Both incumbent Mayor Rich...


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Cuomo announces new jobs for Endicott, Southern Tier

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke in Endicott on Wednesday, announcing that Imperium3 New York, Inc., a consortium of local businesses, will begin operating in the village. The move is expected to bring over...


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New Salvation Army building to open on North Side in spring of 2019

Some residents of the North Side of the city of Binghamton are forced to take city buses across the river to Downtown Binghamton to receive help from the Salvation Army, often spending...