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LUMA Draws Big Crowd
An estimated 30,000 people jammed downtown Binghamton on Friday night to take-in the city's second annual LUMA event.  People of all ages turned out on a beautiful night to enjoy the show.
Projected images and video were shown on four major buildings in the downtown area...
"Persistent pilfering"
A state audit concludes long-time Binghamton city parks and recreation director John Whalen stole almost $108,000.
Whalen had been employed by the city until last November. He was charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony, last April...
For sale
Forty city-owned lots are going to auction as Binghamton officials work to get more property back on the tax rolls.
Most of the lots set to be auctioned next week are vacant. Many are in residential neighborhoods.
Some, such as the parcel shown above at what's known as 2 Shear Street, are paved l…
Binghamton’s Credit Rating Lowered
According to a release from Moody's Investor's Service the City of Binghamton's credit rating has been downgraded from A1 to A2.
Moody's says that the downgrade "reflects the city's ongoing weakness in its enterprise, consistently late financial statements, sign…
Volunteers Sought for Binghamton Human Rights Panel
The city of Binghamton Human Rights Commission has put out a call for new members.
The commission has seven voting members and two non-voting ex-officio members. The non-voting members are representatives nominated by the mayor's office and by city council...
Pavilion Being Built At Binghamton Neighborhood Park
A small neighborhood park on Murray Street in Binghamton is the site of an improvement project this week.
Volunteers are constructing a pavilion at the Sunflower Park, which is located near the north end of Murray Street, between Dickinson and Meadow streets...
Abdelazim Returns to Binghamton City Hall
Tarik Abdelazim is working again for the administration of Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan.
Abdelazim has returned to his former job of director of planning, housing and community development. He left the post spring as he prepared to run for Broome County executive...

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