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2 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome County real estate transactionsBroome County real estate...

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)

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Combating heroin epidemic must be community effortCombating heroin...

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)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Tioga County, NY, Chemung County, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Southern Tier casino bidders offer job projectionsSouthern Tier...

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.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Binghamton, NY, Nichols, NY, Tioga County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Testimony continues in Powell murder trial

Testimony continues in Powell murder trial Testimony in Aaron Powell's trial for double homicide is expected to conclude next week.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Binghamton, NY

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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/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.

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Related Topix: Greene, NY, Binghamton, NY, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New arts program driven by Johnson City students

New arts program driven by Johnson City students A group of teenagers frustrated by what they were seeing on the streets sparked the idea.

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Related Topix: Johnson City, NY, Family, Teenagers, Binghamton, NY, Education Etc.

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Debbie Preston to speak on executive officea

Debbie Preston to speak on office changes Broome County Executive's office has been operating with one deputy executive since May. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mPTN6g Broome County Executive Debbie Preston will speak at 10:30 a.m. Thursday on her plan to restructure the executive's office.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

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