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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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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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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...


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Students canvass Downtown, West Side to promote voter registration

Residents of the West Side may have heard a knock at their doors Sunday afternoon. Approximately 25 student volunteers worked in pairs to visit more than 360 homes, asking the same question...


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March highlights racial injustices

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes; until the kill of black men of black men, black mothers’ sons is as important as the killing of white men, white...


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Bud Koffman, Southern Tier Incubator namesake, dies at 92

Binghamton community philanthropist and businessman Burton “Bud” Koffman died on Sept. 20. He was 92. Koffman was a member of the Binghamton Advisory Board to the School of Management (SOM) and the...


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Congresswoman Claudia Tenney speaks at Southern Tier Tea Party event in Binghamton

Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney spoke on Sunday at her first event in the Southern Tier since being elected to represent New York’s 22nd Congressional District last November. Tenney discussed tax reform, health...