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16 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Recent burglaries put focus on safety

Recent burglaries put focus on safety Police say burglaries can be prevented when people stay vigilant Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1pdnpwG A woman was napping in an upstairs room of her home on Pierce Hill Road in Vestal, oblivious that an intruder was downstairs, taking medication and cash from her purse.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY

20 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Talk to focus on how to make Broome area aa

Kevin Drumm, president of SUNY Broome Community College, will discuss how higher education institutions affect the Greater Binghamton and Broome County area.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

23 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

GOP questions city councilwoman's residency

GOP questions city councilwoman's residency A Broome GOP release cites a private investigation into Councilwoman Lea Webb's residency Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1pdPqUR City Councilman John Matzo, R-6th District, released a report and photographs today from a private investigator which call into question the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Binghamton man stole jewelry, cash

Police: Binghamton man stole jewelry, cash Police said jewelry and cash were stolen in a Town of Chenango burglary Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1pcOtMx A Binghamton man is accused of stealing more than $1,000 worth of jewelry from a relative and burglarizing a house.

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Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sheriff's office charges 3 with DWI

Sheriff's office charges 3 with DWI Broome County Sheriff's deputies made 3 DWI arrests over the weekend Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1pcDeDL On Friday evening, sheriff's deputies investigated after a vehicle struck a light pole in a parking lot in the Town of Maine and then drove away at high speed, police said.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY, Conklin, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome's Arthur Page was a giant of a man

Broome's Arthur Page was a giant of a man Broome's Arthur Page, though little, was a giant of a man Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1p3ideA Arthur "Toot" Page.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Texting-while-driving tickets increasing acrossa

Texting-while-driving tickets increasing across Tier Texting tickets in N.Y. rose after 2011 when tougher driving-texting laws began.

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Related Topix: Cayuga County, NY, New York, Tompkins County, NY, Lansing, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

N.Y.'s fastest drivers rarely face toughest penalties

N.Y.'s fastest drivers rarely face toughest penalties N.Y.'s most dangerous speeders are usually allowed to plead to lesser charges.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Tompkins County, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Search warrant leads to weapons chargesSearch warrant leads to...

Search warrant leads to weapons charges Rashawn D. Malachi, 24, of Binghamton, was arrested Friday Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1ttHAG3 A Binghamton man faces felony weapons charges after he was found in possession of a loaded handgun, law enforcement said Friday.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Our NY: Look upstate to appreciate the changinga

Our NY: Look upstate to appreciate the changing seasons Most of New York looks nothing like what you see on TV.

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Related Topix: Apalachin, NY, Vestal, NY

Empire State News

Comptroller releases school audits

Chenango Forks Central School District Financial Condition The district initiated some significant steps to reduce expenditures and maintain financial stability beginning in the 2010-11 fiscal year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Nominees named for 3 county legislature seatsNominees named for 3...

Nominees named for 3 county legislature seats They are Greg Baldwin, District 6; Jason Shaw, District 8; and Mark Whalen, District 15 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/VIAhO0 The three departing legislators are David Jensen, R-District 6; George Phillips, R-District 8; and John Hutchings, D-District 15. All of them served ... (more)

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY, Endwell, NY, Binghamton, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

A Broome imam, minister, rabbi find common ground

A Broome imam, minister, rabbi find common ground Children of Abraham looks to build bridges between communities of faith in Broome County Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oSxvD1 John Goodell, left, Anas Shaikh and Barbara Goldman-Wartell are members of Children of Abraham, an interfaith organization in Broome County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Binghamton, NY, Johnson City, NY, Muhlenberg College

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Three day Tunnel fight brought ouyt the troops

Three day Tunnel fight brought ouyt the troops Development of the railroad brought tremendous change to the United States Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/VGhovd From before the outbreak of the Civil War, the development of the railroad brought tremendous change to the United States.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Tunnel, NY, Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Clinic raises issues of cost, care, accountabilityClinic raises...

Clinic raises issues of cost, care, accountability Amid budget crisis, NY counties look anew at their traditional services Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oRAD24 The Broome County Mental Health Department is located at 229-231 State St. in Binghamton.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Healthcare Law, Law

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Soil and water district to offer fish for stocking

Soil and water district to offer fish for stocking Pond owners can stock their water with fish from the district.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Drunk driver's vehicle went into Endwella

Police: Drunk driver's vehicle went into Endwell yard The driver had a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years, police said.

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Related Topix: Endwell, NY, Glen Aubrey, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Chefs to face off in Cornell extension fundraiser

Chefs to face off in Cornell extension fundraiser Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County fundraiser puts chefs in competition Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oN26C3 Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will host its fifth annual "Fresh Food Face Off: Local Chefs Compete for the Best Taste of Broome" ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Food deserts present challenges beyond groceries

Food deserts present challenges beyond groceries The new grocery planned for the North Side is only part of addressing food deserts Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oKNFhO The USDA identifies poor access to food as a half-mile in urban environments and 10 miles in rural areas.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Johnson City, NY, Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Be aware on the roads

The Buzz: Be aware on the roads When it comes to traffic safety, a small amount of extra awareness can save lives and property Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oJHFWk Broome County saw a total of 3,739 vehicle crashes in 2012, the last year for which data is available from New York state.

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