Event Location: Whitney Point United Methodist Church, Whitney Point NY Sunday, May 20, 2018 1:30pm For the past 8 years the ‘Sew ‘n Sews’ have been meeting weekly at the Whitney Point United Methodist Church to sew dresses. They use pillowcases, sheets, and other donated fabric along with elastic and lace, to assemble dress kits … [Read more...] about Local Church Celebrates 10,000 Dresses Made
In the name of "anti-Trump" and "progressive," SUNY-Binghamton Harvey Stenger and NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo are supporting and promoting sweatshop practices locally and across the state. We will release an open letter to all of the gubernatorial candidates. We want their supports to eliminate a sweatshop economy and not to continue the … [Read more...] about May Day: BU Students push on worker rights
‘Exterminator Extravaganza Month’ Begins in Binghamton BCAC, County Executive Garnar & Mayor David Announce Events Commemorating Kentucky Derby Winner (BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Broome County Arts Council Executive Director Nancy Barno Reynolds joined the Broome County Historical Society, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar, Mayor … [Read more...] about Exterminator: A Horse Celebrated in the Arts
The Bundy Museum, with the involvement of BU and other sponsors, brought people together to hear about local history with unexpectedly profound results. When Lisa Beal presented "History of Two Families, One Black, One Jewish" she discovered that her great grandfather and a participant's grandfather nearly went into business together: hers had … [Read more...] about Local History Conference Looks at Hidden Stories
The Department of Public Art (DPA) will sponsor the 5th Mural Fest at Floral Ave. Park in Johnson City on Saturday May 5th from 11am - 4 pm. The Village of Johnson City has welcomed us back to continue to improve the park. “Mural Fest offers everyone a chance to paint—murals for adults and a Box City for children,” according to Peg Johnston of DPA. … [Read more...] about 5th Mural Fest Returns to Floral Ave.
During the 2016 election, Cambridge Analytica, a data firm funded by the right-wing billionaire Robert Mercer, used the personal information of 87 million Facebook users to help Donald Trump win the presidency. Over 70 million of those affected by the breach live in the United States. The social media company now plans to make big changes to protect … [Read more...] about Did Cambridge Analytica Steal your Facebook Info?
Photo: Wonder Woman Festival, 1985 The rich and complex history of Broome County has long attracted attention from a diverse array of researchers and citizens. In recent years, the area’s local history scene has become more accessible and vibrant than ever. Adding to well-drawn biographies of notable residents and surveys of important institutions, … [Read more...] about Local History Conference Includes All
Area’s first community radio station, WBDY-LP 99.5 FM, focuses on the arts: “It’s about time!” BINGHAMTON, New York. (Apr. 18, 2018) — WBDY-LP 99.5 FM “The Bundy” is the newest radio station on the Triple Cities’ dial. On Wednesday, April 18th, the Greater Binghamton community is invited to the … [Read more...] about Our first community radio station, WBDY-LP 99.5 FM
The Jan 19 Press and Sun Bulletin article about failure of the NYS Commission of Correction’s response to inmate grievances is barely the tip of the iceberg. The public response to those they deem with multiple stigmas – inmate, mentally ill, and triple diagnosed developmentally impaired is to continually ignore or cut and reduce from … [Read more...] about What do you know about the Broome Co Jail?
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