Peg Johnston, one of the founding members of the binghamton bridge, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2023. Peg has been maintaining the bridge website and working on the weekly newsletters for years. Besides the bridge, Peg worked tirelessly to make good things happen in Binghamton, NY. She volunteered for many organizations, including VINES, The Center for … [Read more...] about Peg Johnston
Binghamton Republicans Want to Launder More ARPA Recovery Dollars to Fund Beautifying Walls of Commerical Buildings
At the April 12 Binghamton City Council meeting, the GOP-led Council is expected to rubberstamp, as usual, Mayor Kraham’s request to (1) launder $500,000 of COVID recovery funds through the general fund, “liberating” the federal grant dollars from program rules, and then (2) immediately allocating this same $500,000 for a commercial façade improvement grant … [Read more...] about Binghamton Republicans Want to Launder More ARPA Recovery Dollars to Fund Beautifying Walls of Commerical Buildings
SHIFT: How did we do?
Please complete our incredibly short survey to let us know how we did at this event. Thanks! Shift: How did we do? Please complete our incredibly short survey to let us know how we did at this event. Thanks! … [Read more...] about SHIFT: How did we do?
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Maria Ressa to speak at Binghamton University
BINGHAMTON, N.Y .– Binghamton University’s Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP) will award the inaugural Nadia Rubaii Memorial Prize to Filipino-American journalist and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Maria Ressa at 5 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the Anderson Center's Chamber Hall, on campus. The event is free and open to the public.The … [Read more...] about Nobel Peace Prize-winner Maria Ressa to speak at Binghamton University
No Gag Rule: Speak Up for Artists Censored for Referencing Abortion
This blog explains the entire current controversy with Idaho, including full references and links to articles and the artists. There are also suggestions about who to write and points that might be made in such communication. READ more:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/4011830132 … [Read more...] about No Gag Rule: Speak Up for Artists Censored for Referencing Abortion
Focus on Abortion: An Exhibit to Encourage Civil Discourse
Local bridge editor and progressive activist Peg Johnston has spent her working career in abortion care at Southern Tier Women's Health Services which she founded in 1981. Her specialty has been counseling those experiencing abortions and their loved ones. Now, at the end of her career, this special exhibit by San Francisco photographer Roslyn Banish is … [Read more...] about Focus on Abortion: An Exhibit to Encourage Civil Discourse
The People vs. Isaac Anzaroot
Below is a summary of the hearing on January 11, 2023 between The People of Binghamton vs. Isaac Anzaroot. The hearing addressed multiple code violations committed by Isaac Anzaroot and his property management in Binghamton, NY. He is known for his mismanagement of the Masonic Temple rehabilitation, 95 Court Street condemnation by code, and countless reports … [Read more...] about The People vs. Isaac Anzaroot
HOW DO YOU SILENCE A COMMUNITY?
HOW DO YOU SILENCE A COMMUNITY? by PEG JOHNSTON, SOUTHERN TIER WOMEN’S HEALTH SERVICES LLC AND ACTIVIST WITH THE CENTER FOR GENDER, ART and CULTURE. For more information: When one in four people experience an abortion in their lifetimes (and add in their partners, family, and friends), how do you keep them from talking about it? Good question! The … [Read more...] about HOW DO YOU SILENCE A COMMUNITY?
BIPOC Artists Pop-Up March 29- April 1
Support Black Business and the Cooperative Gallery 213 Present BIPOC Artists Pop -UpCalling all artists! I'm working on a project with the Cooperative Gallery to showcase BIPOC artists and photographers! There is a 20% commission fee that for gallery overhead from sale of art or prints purchase. The Pop-Up will be from thurs. Mach 29to Saturday April … [Read more...] about BIPOC Artists Pop-Up March 29- April 1
Third Thursday Art Talks: LOVE
Come and participate in our Third Thursday program on February 16th starting at 7 PM either by going to the Cooperative Gallery or via Zoom. In keeping with the theme of our Love show, all attendees can read poems, essays, or flash fiction dealing with the subject of love. There are many ways to participate. You can pick your favorite love poems to read … [Read more...] about Third Thursday Art Talks: LOVE