emergency preparedness

Binghamton University Hosting Preparedness Program
A disaster preparedness training program will be held in Vestal this weekend.
The event, which is part of a state initiative, will be held at the Binghamton University Events Center on Saturday.
Organizers say the program will help provide people with tools and resources to be ready for emergencies an…
Broome Officials Keeping Eye On Rail Hazards
Public safety officials in the Binghamton area are working to update a plan to respond to emergencies caused by hazardous materials transported on railroads and highways.
Broome County Emergency Services director Brett Chellis says special attention is being given to recent disasters involving rail t…
Red Cross Ready to Respond to Sandy
It is still too early to determine what impact now Hurricane Sandy will have on the Southern Tier of New York, but officials at the American Red Cross say that you should take action now to prepare for the storm.  They are strongly urging residents not to take Sandy for granted...