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10 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
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/1rDSBGc Thumbs up to a group of local teens who developed a four-week day camp will give up to 30 Johnson City students entering eighth and ninth grades an opportunity to work for free with ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday directed labor officials to convene a Wage Board to recommend changes in light of statutory increases in the minimum pay for other workers to $8 this year, $8.75 next year and $9 in 2015.
18 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
Tioga County Dems endorse Starzak Endorsement marks third county committee for candidate Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rDDwEO Starzak Anndrea Starzak addresses the crowd at the Democratic headquarters in the Binghamton Regency ballroom Tuesday night following her defeat for County Clerk.
21 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
Aaron Powell murder trial continues Aaron Powell's trial in a 2013 double homicide is in its second week.
Hungry Ear shares 2 stories about food Broome County Library holds free program to celebrate short stories Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBXAY2 The Hungry Ear, the Broome County Library's free program celebrating the art of the short story, presents its July program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the library, 185 ... (more)
Carousel Day celebrates 5th year in JC park Kids will be entertained by juggler, musician, spray park and more Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBZPKU Carousel models will be on display at the 2014 Carousel Modeler and Miniatures Association convention, held Saturday in conjunction with Carousel Day and also on Sunday.
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:35 pm
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