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Image courtesy Ross Park Zoo
Image courtesy Ross Park Zoo

Binghamton’s Penguins Go B-Sens Calder Cup Fans

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is getting in on the AHL playoff action, supporting the Binghamton Senator's bid for the Calder Cup.

The Binghamton Zoo is set to rename their penguins for the duration of the series.

The (now) 'Senguins' are a unique se

Don Morgan/ WNBF News
Don Morgan/ WNBF News

Binghamton University Honor Students Build Jungle Gym for Tots

Binghamton University Pricewaterhouse Coopers scholars have taken on installing a jungle gym for toddlers at the Walnut Street, Binghamton Park.

$20,000 was raised by the honor students to purchase the equipment and additional items like paint and flowers to spruce up the West Side park

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Photo Courtesy Johnson City Police Department
Photo Courtesy Johnson City Police Department

Johnson City Police Dog Gets Bullet Resistant Vest

A Johnson City police dog will be better protected at work thanks to a nationwide campaign through GROUPON and the charity, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

Johnson City Police K9, C.J. is getting a donated bullet resistant vest

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

BC Humane Society Dog and Human Appear on Southern Tier Close Up

The April 27 edition of WNBF's local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up literally goes to the dogs!

BC Humane Society spokesperson, Laura Melville and spokesdog, Gabby (shown here greeting Bob Joseph) took control of the show, making for a very lively and interesting program while somehow getting the word out about the work of the shelter

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Tri-Cities Opera’s Season Winds Down

The Tri-Cities Opera is wrapping up the 2012-2013 season with two operas for the price of one.

TCO director of marketing, Judy Berry, speaking on the local public affairs show, Southern Tier Close Up, says performances of Mascagni's Cavallerria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci will take place at the Forum Theater in Binghamton April 26 at 8:00 p.m. & 28 at 3:00 p

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BC Humane Society photo
BC Humane Society photo

Stop Animal Cruelty in Binghamton!

From the BC Humane Society, 2 Jackson Street, Binghamton (607) 724-3709:

"Meet 'Clinton.' He came to us with his mother - who could not walk. Both back legs dragging, in severe pain - with no bladder or bowel control

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Adoptable Grehound Moves Into Johnson City

We really can't say Sammi is a retired racing dog since she broke her right rear leg before she ever made it to the track. Her leg is all healed and she rarely favors it. Her right hind leg, though, looks bowed

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Category: Lifestyle, Philanthropy
BC Humane Society Photo
BC Humane Society Photo

BC Humane Society Meowy Monday Adoptable Cat

Meowy Monday’s featured kitty looking for a loving home is a handsome boy named Bentley. Bentley came to The BC Humane Society in Binghamton very shy but has blossomed into a wonderful cat. He is loving, friendly, and gets along with other cats

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Category: Lifestyle, Philanthropy
Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

The Story Garden in Binghamton is Ready to Blossom

Volunteers at The Story Garden, located next to the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier in Binghamton are getting down and dirty this week, starting to dig in the garden in preparation for the Spring growing season

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Photo by Don Morgan
Photo by Don Morgan

April is National Adopt a Greyhound Month

National Adopt a Greyhound Month is celebrated each April to call attention to the need to find loving homes for retired racing dogs.

According to The Greyhound Project, 11 greyhound tracks have closed around the nation in the past three years, many due to legislation to end the practice of dog racing. Other t

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