A new Brennan Center survey released Wednesday, called A Report Card on Civic Literacy, has found that New Yorkers are seriously lacking in their knowledge of government, politics and the U.S. Constitution. Based on a poll of over one thousand New Yorkers, the report... Read More.
On Saturday, April 30th 2011 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM, the Waverly Police Department will be participating in the National Take Back Initiative. The initiative, which is being coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Agency, is a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies on... Read More.
The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has announced that the federal government recently released additional Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program funding, pushing New York's total for the 2010-11 winter season to more than $505 million. This additional funding ensures that New York's Home... Read More.
The Corning Foundation has provided a $4.2 million grant to the Corning-Painted post School District to be applied to the 2011 budget. The school district has been struggling with a $6 million budget gap. The $4.2 million will restore curriculum, extra-curricular programs, and more than 50... Read More.
Patricia Schwartz, the former treasurer of Binghamton, entered a guilty plea to grand larceny charges on Thursday. Schwartz has agreed to pay the city $17,000 in restitution as part of her plea arrangement. An investigation was initiated after employees saw problems in her record keeping. She was... Read More.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has asked taxpayers to notify his office of any unsolicited email messages disguised as official communications from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or tax preparation companies, designed to steal personal and financial information from unsuspecting consumers. Most “phishing” email... Read More.
The Binghamton Mets begin their 20th Season on Thursday, April 14th at 6:35 pm. B-Mets manager Wally Backman will lead the team to face the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, a Toronto Blue Jays affiliate. The season kicks off with a tailgate party complete with FREE Lupo's... Read More.
The New York State Liquor Authority has suspended the license of “The Rathskeller” at 92-94 State Street in Binghamton. Effective immediately, no alcohol may be served or consumed on the premises. The incident the SLA cited as 'most disturbing' was when the bar's DJ announced a... Read More.
The Binghamton Police Department has issued an alert to a current scam involving email messages that falsely claim to come from law enforcement. The emails claim to come from the following agencies: · FBI Anti- Terrorist and Monitory (sic) Crimes Division (fraudulent agency) · Economic and Financial... Read More.
Binghamton's Forum Theater will host a gala celebration in conjunction with a performance of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" to raise money for the theater's ongoing renovations. Broome County officials made the announcement at the theater Tuesday. The gala and play are set to take place... Read More.