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Citizen Action plans second-annual Binghamton Women's March

Last January, the Binghamton Women’s March drew over 3,000 protesters to Downtown Binghamton. This year, the march’s route and message will be different, but organizers are hoping for the same enthusiastic turnout....


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Pipe Dream gets inside look at Binghamton police on ride-along

It was 10 a.m. on a Saturday in Downtown Binghamton. As I walked into the Binghamton Police Department (BPD), a blue Off Campus College Transport bus stopped across the street, releasing a...


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Binghamton residents shop local on Saturday

What can you get at Tom’s Coffee, Cards and Gifts on Main Street? Coffee beans, handmade pottery and a 20 percent discount on Small Business Saturday. On Nov. 25, Tom’s and other...


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Binghamton Hots to expand as franchise

When it’s past midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, there are few options for grabbing a bite in Downtown Binghamton. Since 2011, Binghamton Hots has been filling that purpose, and will soon expand...


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Garnar seeks to repurpose Broome Developmental Center as opioid rehabilitation facility

In 2016, 90 percent of Broome County’s 76 drug-overdose deaths were heroin- or opioid-related, according to District Attorney Steve Cornwell’s office. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar held a public forum Monday evening...


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Broome County budget passes unanimously in legislature

Broome County’s 2018 budget was passed unanimously last Thursday, and County Executive Jason Garnar held a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the specific details and address community concerns. Previously, all hearings regarding...


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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...