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Binghamton Evening With the Stars Fundraiser for the Forum

An event is planned for December to help raise money to pay for upgrades at the Forum Theater in Binghamton.

The Friends of the Forum are hosting anEvening With the Stars, unveiling the new location of the Binghamton Sidewalk of the Stars

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Corning Community College photo
Corning Community College photo

Corning Community College Students Put a Bow on Breast Cancer Awareness

Students, faculty and staff at Corning Community College wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness Month and put a bow on it.

A pink human ribbon was formed on CCC's new turf soccer field October 30.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is designed to educate the public about the disease that attacks one in eight U

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Broome Board of Elections photo
Broome Board of Elections photo

Adopt a Broome County Polling Place Program is Launched

The Broome County Board of Elections is looking for organizations that want to adopt a polling place.

Actually, officials need more inspectors at polling places.

Organizations like clubs and churches can provide volunteers to man the polls in exchange for the $10 an hour normally paid to inspectors

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Binghamton Restaurant Week Raises Thousands for Charity

The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse and the OurSpace Project at Recreation Park in Binghamton are sharing $10,077 from Binghamton's 10th restaurant week in September.

Diners enjoyed 19,904 meals in Binghamton restaurants at bargain prices with a portion of the proceeds going to charity

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Insane Inflatable 5K in Syracuse- Day One

Thousands of people turned out to the New York State Fairgrounds for the first day of the Insane Inflatables 5K fun run, walk, bounce.

People from Chenango Valley School district, United Health Services, Owego all checked in even to some people who drove hours from New Jersey to join in the fun to benefit Samaritan Center, helping the needy in the region

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ross Park Zoo Loses Accreditation

Binghamton’s Ross Park Zoo is again in the position of operating without accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The zoo on the South Side on Morgan Road has been working on a continuing improvement plan, but the AZA, during a visit in July, apparently didn’t believe the re-zoo-venation efforts were enough to maintain accreditation

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Kopernik Observatory photo
Kopernik Observatory photo

Kopernik’s 40th Anniversity is Highlighted on Southern Tier Close Up

The Kopernik Observatory and Science Center in Vestal is about to celebrate 40 years of star-gazing and education.

Speaking on the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, on August 30, Kopernik Executive Director Drew Deskur talks about how the observatory on Underwood Road got its start and how it has expanded over the past several decades

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

All Paws for a Cause Dog Walk Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

YWCA, Binghamton ENCOREplus coordinator Crystal Lown is on the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up August 16 and talks about the 13th Annual All Paws for a Cause Dog Walk for Breast Cancer Prevention

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

Child Hunger Awareness Week Observed in Broome County

Programs are being launched this week as part of Child Hunger Awareness Week to confront food challenges in the community.

The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse has a new CHOW Community Food Bus that will serve as a mobile food stand

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

B.C. Human Society Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

The B.C. Humane Society has some fun and creative fund raising events planned throughout the year to help the shelter care for dozens of animals.

Speaking on the May 17 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Donation Coordinator, Kim Broderick provides details of the 2nd annual 5K Wag, Walk & Run taking place Saturday, June 7 at Otsiningo Park. 

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