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Local School Budgets Approved By Voters

School budgets were voted on across New York State yesterday, and locally all of the proposed budgets passed. Every district proposed an increase in school tax, but the lowest was the Owego-Apalachin School district with only a 1% increase. Binghamton, Union-Endicott, and... Read More.

Union-Endicott To Vote On Budget May 24th

Just six days away from school budget voting, the Union-Endicott district presented its budget one final time on Tuesday. U-E officials say their goal for the $74 million budget is to relieve, restore, and reserve. The district looks to relieve taxpayers with a tax... Read More.

Maine-Endwell Schedules Online Budget 'Chat'

The Maine-Endwell School District will be taking to the Internet to help field questions and comments regarding their budget. District Superintendent Jason Van Fossen will hold an online budget chat next Wednesday to give the community an opportunity to learn more about the budget before... Read More.

Maine-Endwell Board Approves $44.9M Budget

The Maine-Endwell Board of Education adopted a $44.9 million budget on Monday, and will reduce programs and staff as a result. The board accepted a 5.9 percent tax levy which voters will see next month. If approved, the levy would add $130 in additional... Read More.

Union-Endicott Board Approves Budget Proposal

The UE Board of Education has officially adopted their budget proposal for the 2013-14 school year during a special meeting Monday morning. The $74,018,097 spending plan includes a tax levy increase of 2.04%, which is lower than the maximum allowable limit. The district... Read More.

Binghamton School District To Cut Positions

Despite receiving hundreds of thousands in state aid this year, positions will be cut from Binghamton City School District. The school board unanimously approved the more than $102 million budget on Tuesday night. The district closed a $5.3 million gap with a... Read More.

Owego Apalachin Receives Additional State Funds

The Owego Apalachin School District is receiving more money from the state than originally expected. At Thursday night's board meeting, board members learned that the amount of state aid for the 2013-2014 budget has been increased by $870,000. Superintendent Dr. Bill Russell spoke of... Read More.

OFA's Odyssey Team Schedules Fundraiser

The Owego Free Academy Odyssey of the Mind team finished in 5th place at the state competition, but their creativity earned them a ticket to the world competition in Michigan next month. At the beginning of the year, Odyssey of the Mind teams are given... Read More.

Maine-Endwell District Receives State Aid

Maine-Endwell School District has been struggling to make ends meet in their almost $4 million budget gap. Now, just weeks before the budget deadline, they are seeing some relief thanks to state aid. According to Superintendent Jason VanFossen, more than $450,000 coming from... Read More.