Author name: Peg Johnston

In Loco Parentis?

When Judy heard the loud pops outside she assumed it was fireworks so popular at end of term parties. When she looked out from her State St. apartment a very different scene materialized. Presumably drunken students had scattered recycling all over the street and the popping noise was cars running over bottles and cans. The […]

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Response to Garner’s ‘Tough on Crime’

  The following is a media release from Truth Pharm The People’s Protection Plan Coalition Respond to Jason Garnar’s “Tough on Crime” Rhetoric Update: July 29, 2020 (Binghamton, NY) On Friday, July 24th, 2020, representatives of the People’s Protection Plan Coalition, a multi-county partnership spanning the Southern Tier, held a press conference on the Broome

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If We Can Run, We Can Win

Public Financing of elections gives all of us a chance to run a competitive race for elected offices. The campaign to get there in New York is called Fair Elections. We have a chance this year but we all have to push to get this done. State Senate Speaker, Andrea Stewart Cousins has been a

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PLOT: Progressive Leaders Of Tomorrow

The following is a statement from the organization PLOT, a local activist organization.                                                              —-Bridge editors PLOT stands for Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow. We are based out of Binghamton, NY, but our initiatives and members exist throughout the Southern Tier and surrounding areas. WHO WE ARE: PLOT is a collective of advocates, artists, and agitators

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English Country Dance Classes

The Fall Series of English Country Dance Classes with the Binghamton English Country Dancers Want to learn elegant, exuberant English country dancing? Classes offered by the Binghamton English Country Dancers start September 12 at Christ Church in downtown Binghamton and continue until the week before Thanksgiving. $25 for the series, payable at the first class.

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Porchfest Returns

Binghamton Porchfest is, “A free celebration of community, music, and togetherness, Porchfest is the grassroots collaborative effort of hundreds of individual musicians and dozens of resident hosts of the West Side neighborhood of Binghamton (specifically the including and directly surrounding the historic Abel Bennett Tract) who get together on the last Sunday of every August

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