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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

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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2 Broome residents win more than $8 million ina

The state gaming commission on Monday didn't say who the winners are, but it said they won prizes of more than $8 million on the Cash4Life game and the Win $1,000 a Week For Life scratch-off game, and that both are millionaires.

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Related Topix: Lottery

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Serialization: A Broome County woman left an impression on...

Sarah Pollard, but she was known in Binghamton by the name of Miss "Tom' Pollard.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

How much did that property sell for?How much did that property sell...

How much did that property sell for? These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed from July 28 to Aug. 1 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/VuVNFU These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from July 28 to Aug. 1. These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Binghamton, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Man pleads guilty to 2013 slaying in city's First Ward

Man pleads guilty to 2013 slaying in city's First Ward Julian R. Talamantez III of Binghamton faces the possibility of life in prison.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Prison

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Giving Back: 'Jack of all trades' shines at HabitatGiving Back: 'Jack ...

Giving Back: 'Jack of all trades' shines at Habitat George VerWys of Vestal is group's longest serving construction volunteer Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/VsunAJ George VerWys looks through news clippings about Habitat for Humanity.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY, Owego, NY, Binghamton, NY, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Some Broome settlers moved onSome Broome settlers moved onSome of...

Some Broome settlers moved on Others settlers came and went to seek even "better and bigger" opportunities in lands to our west.

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Related Topix: Kirkwood, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Gallery: Five charged after SWAT searchGallery: Five charged after...

Law enforcement officers from four local agencies searched a Williams Street residence on Binghamton's south side, as well as the vehicle and person of Davon Wilkerson, 25. The searches uncovered a 9 mm handgun, a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition of various calibers, and quantities of marijuana and heroin, according to the Broome County Special ... (more)

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