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Donations Collected for North Side, Binghamton Fire Victims

A neighborhood association is stepping in to collect donations for a Liberty Street, Binghamton family that lost everything in a electrical fire earlier this month.

North Side Roots will be taking donations at the Lee Barta Community Center at 108 Liberty Street

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Rotary Charities Feeds Children in Philippines

A donation from Binghamton Rotary Charities is allowing dozens of children in the Philippines to get food.

Binghamton Rotary Charities funded the entire $2,000 for a six month-long temporary feeding program to assist families impacted by a large fire

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Skillets Fly for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity

The annual Chenango County Dairy Day June 20 features the Chenango County Habitat for Humanity Skillet toss competition to raise money for the charity.

Participants of all ages will make donations of at least one dollar for two throws of a specially fabricated and weighted 3 1/2 pound steel skillet trying for the greatest distance

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wendy’s Walk Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

Wendy's Walk for Kids at the Dicks Open in August is expected to be the biggest yet.

Speaking on the June 13 edition of the weekly local public affairs show, Southern Tier Close Up, walk organizer Keli Cooper talks about the origins of the walk, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for not for profit agencies with programs for children

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Jeanie Peterson
Jeanie Peterson

Blue Star Memorial Will be Located at the Oxford Vets’ Home

The New York State Veterans’ Home in Oxford will receive a Blue Star Memorial Marker on June 12.

The memorial, honoring all men and women who have served are serving or will serve in the U.S. military, is being presented by the Sixth District Federated Garden Clubs of New York

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

United Way Day of Caring Preparations Begin

The United Way of Broome County is signing up organizations and volunteers to participate during this year’s Day of Caring on September 11.

Last year, 850 volunteers participated, logging in 3,400 hours that would be worth $89,930 as calculated using the New York State hourly volunteer value as determined by Independent Sector

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Binghamton University provided photo
Binghamton University provided photo

Duane Skrabalak Remembered in Binghamton

The life of the former artistic director of the Tri Cities Opera is being celebrated through music June 14 at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church.

Duane Skrabalak passed away last year but has left an indelible mark on the  Binghamton arts community

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fresh Cider Series is Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

Young people in the Southern Tier have a chance to learn about all aspects of the theater during the Cider Mill Playhouse's 'Fresh Cider' series.

Appearing on the June 6 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Cider Mill Playhouse Executive & Artistic Director Gail King Belokur talks about the various workshops being held this summer for students ranging in age from 7-17 and an upcoming session, to be announced, that will be geared to college students through adults.

Belokur

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Seton High Hosts a Blood Drive Dedicated to Cancer Patients

Seton Catholic High School Students are participating in a blood drive May 5.

The blood drive is open to the public and will take place in the school gymnasium at 70 Seminary Avenue, Binghamton from 8:30 a

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Binghamton in Bloom With Security Mutual Life Week

Visitors to the City of Binghamton will notice a number of hanging flower baskets throughout the downtown courtesy of the City and Security Mutual Life.

Binghamton is Security Mutual Life's headquarters and the locally based company scheduled its annual meeting in Binghamton June 3-5

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