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Heavy rain, flooding prompts state of emergency in Broome County

Broome County declared a state of emergency on Tuesday morning after experiencing flash flood conditions. Federal forecasters warned that parts of the Southern Tier could see up to 4 inches of rain...


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Town Gown Advisory Board holds final meeting of semester

Members of the Town-Gown Advisory Board reflected on the committee’s first year in existence during its third and final meeting of the academic year on Wednesday evening. Around 19 board members, along...


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#MeToo founder talks origins of movement, fight against sexual violence at SUNY Broome

Over 400 people joined the Women’s Institute of Broome Community College (BCC) in the Baldwin Gymnasium on Tuesday evening to hear #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke speak about the fight against sexual...


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Koffman Southern Tier Incubator hosts startup summit in celebration of anniversary

In celebration of the one year anniversary of the opening of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, startup companies, investors and Binghamton University students gathered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a...


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Poetry Matters' discusses social justice, political poetry

Larry Wu faced a small crowd of 20 people in the dim backroom of The Belmar Pub and Grill before spitting out, “Man, I ain’t got no time for no politics,” as...


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Community members discuss solutions to gun violence at "Protecting Broome's Children"

Close to 20 community members voiced a number of perspectives on gun violence from across the political spectrum at a series of panel discussions on protecting Broome County’s children on Wednesday evening....


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Debate prompts discussion on sanctuary cities

On Wednesday night, four Binghamton University students debated a controversial topic — whether or not Binghamton should become a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. The debate took place in Lecture Hall as...


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Local conversation on gun control continues at Town Hall for Our Lives

Two weeks ago, 2,000 community members took to the streets of Downtown Binghamton, joining the national March for Our Lives movement. On Saturday, inside the United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton on Chenango...


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Community rallies to demand stricter gun laws at Binghamton's March For Our Lives

Hundreds of Broome County high school students and their supporters gathered at the March for Our Lives protest in the City of Binghamton on Saturday to demand stricter gun-control laws. The march...


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Citizen Action hosts first "Mass Mobilization" meeting

Sixteen people met in United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton on Wednesday night to discuss community outreach, fostering relationships and taking Citizen Action of the New York’s Southern Tier chapter in a new...