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2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
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.
8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
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.
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.
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.
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders reached an agreement on combating the rise of heroin use across New York State.
Guest Viewpoint: County GOP fights for Broome residents This year, the Broome County Republican Party is poised to make a bigger positive impact.
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.
Tier agencies help young summer workers gain experience Several agencies within the Southern Tier offer work opportunities for young people.
Broome County real estate transactions Filed in the clerk's office from June 30 to July 4 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mWCcts These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from June 30 to July 4. Jeffrey Martin and Maxine Martin sold 14 Matthews St. for $165,000 to Stephen M McGovern ... (more)
Combating heroin epidemic must be community effort Gov. Cuomo approved a package of 11 heroin-related bills that the state Legislature passed Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mo5vQR Having the governor visit our region to sign important legislation is generally a positive thing, but Monday's stop at Binghamton University ... (more)
Each of the New York Southern Tier casino bidders promise hundreds - if not thousands - of direct jobs as table and slots gambling ramps up in the state.
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/1mlKJBa Maggie O'Brien, 11, from Greene, uses her hands to help paint a picture at the Magic Paintbrush Project booth during the 52nd annual July Fest in downtown Binghamton.
New arts program driven by Johnson City students A group of teenagers frustrated by what they were seeing on the streets sparked the idea.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 02:31 pm
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