Congressman Maurice Hinchey has announced that Dillon Utter, a senior at Vestal Senior High School has won the 2011 Congressional Art Competition for New York's 22nd Congressional District. Utter's work, a self portrait entitled "Awakening," will hang alongside artwork from congressional districts throughout the country. Utter... Read More.
Magicians from the Southern Tier Magic Circle will combine forces to bring their “An Evening of Magic” show to the U-E High School Auditorium on May 20 at 7 p.m. The performance is sponsored by the U-E Freshman Class. The show begins at 6:30 p.m.... Read More.
US National Chemistry Olympiad Program has announced the 20 finalists who will attend the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, at the US Air Force Academy, Colorado on May 31- June 15, 2011. Tayyab Shah from Vestal High School will represent the Binghamton Local Section. The students will... Read More.
The Thomas J. Watson, Sr. Elementary School in the Union-Endicott School District has been invited to participate in this year’s IBM Centennial global event. A school-wide presentation will be held on Friday from 2:45-3:15 p.m. in the T. J. Watson Cafeteria. It will include a 12-minute... Read More.
Senator Tom Libous announced the winners of The Student Community Service Awards which is a program sponsored by Senator Libous, Broome-Tioga BOCES and WBNG-TV. Students receive a $1,000 scholarship based on their volunteer service to the local community rather than academic performance. Senator Libous... Read More.
From OASD: As a precautionary measure, Owego Apalachin schools will dismiss early today (Thursday, April 28) due to expected flooding in and around the OA community. Dismissal times are as follows: * Owego Apalachin Middle School will dismiss at 12:50 p.m. * Owego Free Academy will dismiss... Read More.
Vestal Middle School’s Environmental Expo 2011 will take place on Wednesday, April 27th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Featuring projects by eighth-grade students on global awareness, the future of our environment and green solutions for everyday living, the Expo also includes information from local businesses... Read More.
Binghamton East Middle School students were forced to evacuate after a small explosion inside their school. Teachers say the fire alarm went off around 2 PM yesterday. School officials say the culprit was a four-inch lithium battery on a wall-mounted clock that malfunctioned. It... Read More.
After weeks of budget hearings, Vestal Central School District's Board of Education voted to adopt a budget for the 2011-2012 school year. The $72 million budget cuts roughly 48 positions throughout the district. About half of the positions cut will be through layoffs and... Read More.
The Binghamton City School Board has approved a $96 million budget, which will result in about 48 positions cut from the district. School board members unanimously approved the budget Monday. Of the 48 positions cut, 20 of them will be through attrition. Twelve of... Read More.