Community

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...


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Binghamton University computer science professor withdraws from Congressional race

He attributed his withdrawal to last Wednesday’s announcement that New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, a Democrat from Utica, will also seek the Democratic nomination ...


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Binghamton Police Department employs heightened measures following recent shootings

In response to two recent homicides, the Binghamton Police Department has pledged to utilize a number of “proactive policing measures” to close current cases and de-escalate instances of violence. “We will allocate...


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Power outage causes campus blackout

The week got off to a dark start for Binghamton University students and Broome County residents alike on Monday evening when a thunderstorm brought down a power line, causing a power outage...


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Students discuss further action to oppose new blue-light system

Binghamton University’s planned expansion of the blue-light system to the West Side has created controversy on and off campus as students and community members debate whether the system is discriminatory or effective...


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County executive looks to keep BU grads local

A new initiative between Broome County and local students aims to promote youth civic engagement and create ideas to counter “brain drain” — or the departure of young, educated professionals from the...