Binghamton Ready For Another Presidential Candidate
A Fox News Channel production truck outside the Forum Theatre in Binghamton. [Bob Joseph/WNBF News][/caption]
For the second time in less than 100 hours, a presidential candidate will bring his campaign to Binghamton.
Republican Ted Cruz is scheduled to visit the city on Friday. His visit follows a rally on Monday by Democrat Bernie Sanders.
Cruz is to appear at the Forum Theatre on Washington Street. Supporters of the Texas senator registered online for to be able to attend the event.
Workers prepared the Forum Theatre for a television production featuring Ted Cruz. [WNBF News][/caption]
Engineers and technicians working for Fox News Channel arrived at the Forum Thursday afternoon to prepare the venue for the recording of a program hosted by Sean Hannity.
Some of the Fox employees had made the same preparations for other Republican candidate programs in Saratoga Springs and Pittsburgh earlier in the week.
Binghamton city officials say those attending the Cruz campaign event are encouraged to carpool or to use BC Transit buses. Those who drive may park at NYSEG Stadium on Henry Street.
Parking will not be permitted near the Forum on Washington Street or on State Street.
Traffic delays are possible in the downtown area through mid-afternoon.
Sean Hannity's nationally-syndicated radio program is to originate Friday at the WNBF studios on Court Street.
Sean Hannity is to host his radio program from this studio in downtown Binghamton. [Bob Joseph/WNBF News][/caption]For breaking news and updates on developing stories, follow @BinghamtonNow on Twitter.