NYS Supreme Court Judge Blaise had a straightforward question: Where is the Sheriff? In his defense of County Sheriff David Harder, Broome County Attorney Robert Behnke had no adequate answer. Charged with contempt of court in the motion brought by Justice and the Unity for Southern Tier (JUST), Harder failed to appear. Law and Ill-Order in Broome … [Read more...] about Where’s the Sheriff? In Contempt of the Supreme Court
To the Editor: 10/28/2022 19th District Congressman a comparison of positions Abortion Riley will support a woman’s right to control her own body; he will sponsor the Women's Health Protection Act. which would codify Roe’s protections in federal statute. This bill states that a health care provider is allowed to provide abortions and patients may … [Read more...] about Voter Education: 19th Congressional Race
Does the cop-aganda (In These Times 10/22) have you shaking in your boots? Fearmongering is the Republican modus operandi at election time they hope you will swallow. Local media start the nightly news with the latest arrest or sentencing to feed the hysteria. Meetings with local activist groups were shunned by the Binghamton mayor or chastised by … [Read more...] about Cop-aganda
This Letter to the Editor was rejected by the Press-Sun Bulletin but printed in the Scranton Times. --ed. Editor: When I was discharged from the U.S. Army infantry, I registered to vote in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. I registered as a Republican - the party of Lincoln. It soon became apparent how misguided I was as a working-class American. It became … [Read more...] about Republican Party Needs Revival
by Judy Arnold, Ruth Blizard, Rozann Greco, William Martin Akshar is a committed, pro-life, anti-abortion politician. As Sheriff will he take responsibility for enforcing NY state laws affirming reproductive rights? Akshar has a long record of unethical behavior and poor judgement at the workplace. 1) As a Captain in the department, he had sexual … [Read more...] about Ten Reasons Why Frederick Akshar Should Not Be a County Sheriff
If Binghamton City Council is the community’s legislative body, ever wonder how they’re performing? After all, Binghamton is a strong-mayor form of government, which grants the mayor full executive and administrative authority over the day-to-day operations of the city. City Council, on the other hand, assumes the role of chief legislative body, expected … [Read more...] about A Performance Analysis of the current Binghamton City Council: Legislative Body or Overpaid Rubber Stamp?
On September 26, I submitted to Binghamton City Council and the Clerk’s Office two Requests for Legislation (RLs) that share common themes of transparency and good governmental reforms. Expand Broome's Annual Financial Disclosure Reporting to Binghamton The first request pertains to emulating the longstanding practice of Broome County, which … [Read more...] about Binghamton’s GOP-led Council (Again) Won’t Even Discuss Basic Reform Proposals to Increase Transparency and Improve Ethics
(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Mayor Jared M. Kraham on Thursday released the following statement regarding the federal bankruptcy case involving owners of the Binghamton Plaza: “On Wednesday, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge signed an order dismissing the Chapter 11 case involving the owners of the Binghamton Plaza. This order also dismisses the shield that may have … [Read more...] about Update On Federal Case Involving Binghamton Plaza Owners
A homegrown equity investment firm, founded by a former Binghamton University wrestler, is quietly attracting silent investors and gobbling up apartment buildings and two-family residences, illegally displacing long-term seniors and working families, and converting these properties into cash-cow student rentals. Brock Cvijanovich, who also uses the name … [Read more...] about Brock and His Secret Army of Investors: A Case Study, in Real Time, of How Binghamton Residents are Being Displaced and Harmed by the Mad Rush to Profit off Student Rentals
This from Common Cause: Just six states. That’s right, just SIX! That’s the tiny number of states that stand between us and a disastrous Article V Constitutional Convention – an event unprecedented in U.S. history that could mean major constitutional chaos. Margaret, we have no choice but to immediately step up our grassroots response to … [Read more...] about Constitutional Convention? NO!