Community

Local businesses receive third round of monetary assistance

Local businesses struggling with the pandemic can receive some help from the city government. Last Monday, April 26, Binghamton Mayor Richard David announced the third round of monetary assistance for small businesses...


Community

Community members, students march in Black Children Matter rally

Community members took to the streets to draw attention to issues surrounding police violence — this time focusing on how it relates to children. On April 24 at 3 p.m., a rally...


Features

Muslim students, faculty celebrate Ramadan at BU

The most sacred month in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan, is upon Muslims worldwide until May 12. This is a month of worship by means of fasting, good deeds and prayer. Each day,...


Community

COVID-19 vaccination sites for students to access

Below is a list of sites that Binghamton University students can visit in order to get the COVID-19 vaccine. New York State Vaccination Site 10 Gannett Drive, Johnson City, NY 13790 Phone:...


Community

Local organizations host "Smoke Weed in Front of the Police Station" on 4/20

On April 20, an informational and celebratory event titled “Smoke Weed in Front of the Police Station” was hosted in front of the Binghamton Police Station at 38 Hawley Street by local...


Community

Roosevelt Network presents policy improvements for Broome County

In an effort to discuss their recently developed 2020 Blueprint, which outlines recommendations for policy changes in Broome County, the Roosevelt Network hosted a panel with local executives and Binghamton University faculty...


Community

BU to build new park in Johnson City

Binghamton University is working with the local Johnson City government to develop a park near the health sciences campus. On March 26, BU President Harvey Stenger announced over WNBF News Radio 1290...


Listicle

Ways to spend BU's unconvential "spring break"

This spring semester is the first in Binghamton University history that does not have a spring break. Although anticipated, this is a letdown for college students who need a break in the...


Community

VINES launches capital campaign for new headquarters

Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc. (VINES), an organization committed to developing a sustainable and just community food system, has launched a campaign to construct its new headquarters in Downtown Binghamton. VINES works...


Community

JUST holds vigil honoring Rob Card, inmate who died in 2019

It has been two years since Rob Card died after being incarcerated at the Broome County Jail. On Saturday evening, community members gathered at the corner of Upper Front Street and Lt....