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10 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: This week's winners & losersThumbs Up, Thumbs ...

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: This week's winners & losers Judging the region's winners, losers in the news Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rDSBGc Thumbs up to a group of local teens who developed a four-week day camp will give up to 30 Johnson City students entering eighth and ninth grades an opportunity to work for free with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Johnson City, NY, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday directed labor officials to convene a Wage Board to recommend changes in light of statutory increases in the minimum pay for other workers to $8 this year, $8.75 next year and $9 in 2015.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

18 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tioga County Dems endorse Starzak

Tioga County Dems endorse Starzak Endorsement marks third county committee for candidate Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rDDwEO Starzak Anndrea Starzak addresses the crowd at the Democratic headquarters in the Binghamton Regency ballroom Tuesday night following her defeat for County Clerk.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Chenango County, NY

21 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Aaron Powell murder trial continues

Aaron Powell murder trial continues Aaron Powell's trial in a 2013 double homicide is in its second week.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Binghamton, NY

23 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

'The wind did blow': After the storm, owner wants to rebuild Midway Drive-In

The Nagelschmidts, John Jr. and John Sr., at the ruins of the Midway Drive-In in Minetto.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Minetto, NY, North Sea, NY, Oswego County, NY, Oswego, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Hungry Ear shares 2 stories about foodHungry Ear shares 2 stories...

Hungry Ear shares 2 stories about food Broome County Library holds free program to celebrate short stories Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBXAY2 The Hungry Ear, the Broome County Library's free program celebrating the art of the short story, presents its July program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the library, 185 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Carousel Day celebrates 5th year in JC park

Carousel Day celebrates 5th year in JC park Kids will be entertained by juggler, musician, spray park and more Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBZPKU Carousel models will be on display at the 2014 Carousel Modeler and Miniatures Association convention, held Saturday in conjunction with Carousel Day and also on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Johnson City, NY, Entertainment

Press & Sun-Bulletin

County legislator to run for family court judge

County legislator to run for family court judge Daniel D. Reynolds has represented his Vestal district since 2003 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBZt73 The Broome County Legislature's Democratic leader is expected to announce his candidacy for a judgeship on the county's newly expanded family court bench today.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY, Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Public encouraged to ride Broome's carousels

The Town of Union and City of Binghamton are planning to celebrate this weekend as part of National Carousel Day on Saturday, and the publuc is encouraged to ride Broome County's carousels.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Spanning Time: Mountain's name, face have changed

Spanning Time: Mountain's name, face have changed Despite the current misnaming of Prospect Mountain, it holds a long and interesting history.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Ballston Spa, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

County seeks comment on second-hand propertya

County seeks comment on second-hand property proposal Public input is welcome through Aug. 21 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mBw4Sx Broome County is asking for input on a proposed law that would place new regulations on second-hand property sellers and pawn shops.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Finding the right volunteer opportunitiesThe Buzz: Finding...

Sites like VolunteerMatch.org allows you to plug in your interests or a cause that you care about, add your location and find volunteer opportunities that are a fit for you.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: In Broome, put paint in its proper placeThe Buzz: In...

The Broome County Division of Solid Waste Management has guidelines on its website, gobroomecounty.com/solidwaste, for dealing with regular household waste, such as latex paint, and hazardous household waste, such as oil-based paint.

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Binghamton University Pipe Dream

Everything you need to know about the lawsuit in the 52nd district

Thomas Libous, a state senator from Binghamton, has been accused of lying to the FBI.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Johnson City, NY, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Appeal granted for man convicted in Binghamtona

Appeal granted for man convicted in Binghamton cab robbery An appeals court reversed a Binghamton man's conviction in a 2008 taxi cab robbery.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, State Prisons, Prison

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Heroin making a devastating comeback in New York City

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders reached an agreement on combating the rise of heroin use across New York State.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Epidemic

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: County GOP fights for Broome residentsGuest...

Guest Viewpoint: County GOP fights for Broome residents This year, the Broome County Republican Party is poised to make a bigger positive impact.

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Related Topix: US News, Binghamton, NY, Johnson City, NY, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Binghamton man sold heroin, crack cocainePolice: Binghamton...

Mohadib Walton was arrested Saturday after police said he sold 10 bags of heroin and some crack cocaine to another person, according to the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Open road for hazmat trucking in NYOpen road for hazmat trucking in...

The U.S. DOT's newly-revised registry includes no listings in New York's 57 counties outside of New York City, giving truckers free rein to carry hazmat through neighborhoods and near water resources.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tier agencies help young summer workers gain experienceTier agencies...

Tier agencies help young summer workers gain experience Several agencies within the Southern Tier offer work opportunities for young people.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Chenango-Bridge, NY

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