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1 hr ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sunday events can put worshippers at odds with planners

When Beverly Rainforth arrived at United Tabernacle Methodist on May 4, a smaller-than-usual congregation was arriving.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Wedding

4 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Registration for Chris Thater Memorial now open

Registration is open for the 2014 Chris Thater Memorial, which will be held Aug. 23-24 in downtown Binghamton.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Elmira Heights man receives WWII prisoner of war medal

Maxwell Preston rarely discusses the details of his service -- and captivity -- during World War II.

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Related Topix: Elmira Heights, NY, US Military, US Army, Vestal, NY, Prison, US Military Prisons

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Endicott man arrested after calling Child Protective Services on himself

The Broome County Sheriff's Office took an Endicott man into custody Tuesday after the man told social services that he gave alcohol and marijuana smoking devices to minors.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Letter: Lives depend on mental health clinic being open

As a volunteer and client in the mental health field, I know firsthand how essential these services are.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Spanning Time: Southern Tier's trees were toppled as new farmers put down roots

I grew up in the 1960s and 1970s and fondly remember Euell Gibbons, author of "Stalking the Wild Asparagus," telling us that many parts of a tree are edible.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Deposit, NY, Binghamton, NY

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Police: Shoeless Binghamton man tried to sell pot to 2 detectives on their lunch break

A Binghamton man is accused of offering to sell marijuana to two police detectives Monday as they were leaving a local restuarant for lunch, police said.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Binghamton, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lupardo: Broome agriculture still has room to grow

Broome County farms each year generate $30.7 million in sales and more than $100 million in business investments.

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Related Topix: Endwell, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

2-1-1 program connects Broome, Tioga and Chenango residents with the services they need

Candace Gregory receives dozens of calls each day from people who need answers. Rarely do their questions stump her.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Natural Disasters, Flood, Apalachin, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Proposed second hand property law outlined by Broome law enforcement officials

In an effort to fight stolen property crimes, Broome County officials are proposing a local law requiring pawn shop owners to report merchandise they take in to police.

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

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Broome County Democratic picnic takes place at En-Joie Golf Course

The Broome County Democratic Picnic takes place Thursday at En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Letter: Republicans forget who the real heroes are

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston and Broome Republican Chairman Bijoy Datta said in separate statements that "he's done a lot of great things for our area" and "no one has done more for our community."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Flights of fancy

Carl Beardsley, Broome County commissioner of aviation, has been telling people about this weekend for five years.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, US Military, US Army

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The Buzz: Savor summer sunshine at a park near you

Expect sunny summer skies for your holiday weekend -- and plan to make the most of them.

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Binghamton man gets 6 months jail for killing Kirkwood veteran

A 26-year-old Binghamton man was sentenced today to jail time and probation for criminally negligent homicide for causing the death of a Kirkwood man in 2012.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Kirkwood, NY

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Broome County real estate transactions

Allen Stone and Vito J Vincelli sold 12 Bradley St. for $30,000 to Wells Fargo Bank .

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Power, Internet outage affects downtown Binghamton

An outage Thursday morning left parts of downtown Binghamton without power and Internet access.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Serialization: Village of Whitney Point has faced fires, floods

The Village of Whitney Point was incorporated in March 1871. Located at the confluence of the Otselic and Tioughnioga Rivers, the village is a part of the Town of Triangle.

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Related Topix: Whitney Point, NY, Oil & Gas, Amerada Hess, Fire

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Editorial: Preston offers inspiration during cancer battle

That could be from personal experience. Or from learning of a cancer battle in their family, their circle of friends, their work associates or others they know.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton man charged with selling crack cocaine

A 25-year-old Binghamton man is accused of trying to sell a half-ounce of crack cocaine to another person, according to police.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Binghamton, NY

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