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Binghamton High School Prepares for Thanksgiving Dinner

Donations are currently being taken for the annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner at Binghamton High School.

The event has grown over the years from a small gathering at the Volunteers of America to hundreds being served by students and other volunteers at the Binghamton High School

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Linda Salomons
Linda Salomons

Binghamton Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night is Oct. 1

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Western & Central New York Chapter's Light the Night Walk is taking place Tuesday, October 1 at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Linda Salomon, whose 14 year old son is a juvenile Leukemia survivor, says the event is important for raising funds for research, treatment and support programs for patients and families dealing with blood cancers.  Salo

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Kathy Whyte, WNBF photo
Kathy Whyte, WNBF photo

United Way Week of Caring Underway/ Fall Fund Drive to Kick Off

Appearing on the September 14 edition of the local weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, United Way of Broome County Executive Director, Alan Hertel outlines the history of the Week of Caring that had been started as a one-day initiative to promote involvement of groups and individuals in the community as well as discusses the upcoming fall fund drive

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Donation Funds New Maine Endwell Baseball Field

Thanks to the deep pockets of a 1988 graduate, Maine Endwell High School will have a new 'Field of Dreams.'

Chairman of Legendary Entertainment, and part-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thomas Tull is giving a donation of $2

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Kathy Whyte WNBF News photo
Kathy Whyte WNBF News photo

Vestal Girl Accused of Stealing From Charity

A Vestal teen is accused of stealing donations that had been made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

18 year old Katlynn Carangelo had been employed at an Express Mart when the store manager was participating in an MDA lock-up fundraiser

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Kathy Whyte WNBF News photo
Kathy Whyte WNBF News photo

Foster Grandparents Needed in Broome County

The Foster Grandparent Program, operated through the Broome County Office for Aging, is looking for more participants.

Program Field Supervisor, Virginia Jones and Foster Grandparent Nancy Fedorwicz, Speaking on the July 20 edition of the local public affairs show, Southern Tier Close Up talk about the ins and outs of being a classroom grandma or grandpa

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

Huge Progress in Goodwill Theatre Restoration on Southern Tier Close Up

The CEO of the Goodwill Theatre Project, Inc. Naima Kradjian, speaking on the local, weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up July 13, says there are exciting developments in the work to restore the Goodwill Theatre building on Willow Street, Johnson City to bring it back to lifer

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

American Pride Ride For Children of Fallen Soldiers

Motorcycle rides to benefit the Children of Fallen Soldiers are being held around the country this summer, including several in New York State, with one leaving from Endicott July 13.

The third American Pride Ride in Broome County will start with registration from 9 a

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Photo courtesy LG&T Challenger Tennis Tournament
Photo courtesy LG&T Challenger Tennis Tournament

Tennis, Pasta and Child’s Play on Southern Tier Close Up

An unlikely pairing appears on the July 6 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up as Laurie Bowen, Tournament Director for the Levene, Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger and Director of Marketing for the Discovery Center, Martha Steed talk about the relationship between the tennis tournament and the children's museum, including the Pastabilities with a Taste of Tennis fundraiser for the Discovery Center at the close of play July 18.
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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Family Enrichment Network Highlights Summer Programs on Southern Tier Close Up

The Family Enrichment Network doesn't go on vacation for the summer.

Speaking on the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up May 18th, Food Service Coordinator, Angela Gates and Childcare Referral Specialist, Norma Bergmann highlighted nutrition and children's summer programs in the region

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