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 annual Pub Crawl, which has bled … [Read more...] about In Loco Parentis?
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 … [Read more...] about Response to Garner’s ‘Tough on Crime’
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 champion and she is expected to introduce her bill from last year … [Read more...] about If We Can Run, We Can Win
On the afternoon of Saturday, August 11th, at the corner of Laurel Ave and Schubert St (Between Rec Park and Horace Mann Elementary School), several white police officers stopped and detained two young Black teenagers. A 13-year-old girl was placed in handcuffs, with witnesses at the scene describing officers forcefully lifting her off the ground after … [Read more...] about Community Emergency Response Rally
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 … [Read more...] about PLOT: Progressive Leaders Of Tomorrow
Members of the Dept. of Public Art installed a mural on the factory at 19 Avenue B in Johnson City. Master Muralist Bruce Greig created a mural in panels that gives the illusion that a dinosaur is inside the factory looking out. “It’s a playful mural that brings new life to this factory,” according to Peg Johnston of the DPA. Johnson City has recently … [Read more...] about Dinosaur Mural in Residence at Johnson City Factory
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 … [Read more...] about English Country Dance Classes
At this year’s LUMA Festival, September 7-9, 2018, local artists will have the opportunity to see their images projected on a downtown building. LUMA will project 30 images generated by artists using a template or outline of a building. “We want LUMA to be a celebration of the Arts in Binghamton and a chance to showcase artists, including those that work in … [Read more...] about ARTISTS!!! Be Part of LUMA Projection Festival!
#FamiliesBelongTogether National Rally: Binghamton, Saturday 30th. Federal Building, Binghamton, NY 13901 Saturday, June 30th at 11AM - 12PM See Citizen Action's Facebook Page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2222062434680792 … [Read more...] about Families Belong Together Rally
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 … [Read more...] about Porchfest Returns