Some students at local schools say they can help Broome County with new ideas for development and for keeping young people in the area.

The Student Board of Advisors was announced by Broome County Executive Jason Garnar.

25 students from each school district, Binghamton University, SUNY Broome Community College and Davis College are to meet for an informational session at the Broome County Public Library in Binghamton.

BU Sophomore Brianna Cea pitched the idea to the county.

She says young people have their own ideas on improvements that can be made to make the region more attractive and to encourage involvement in the community.

The panel is expected begin work on projects and an annual report in the fall.

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