Some locals may have noticed an increase in activity again around the downtown area frequented by Binghamton University students and the Vestal campus over the past few days.

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18,000 Binghamton University students are coming in for the spring semester and the residence halls re-open January 19. Classes begin on January 20.

The University is hosting Martin Luther King Week as well with events officials say are designed to foster inclusive community building and encourage engagement and exploration of human and civil rights.

January 20, students will be participating in service projects around the community including at the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier and Tri-Cities Opera.

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