Broome County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Trending on the Topix Network
The Broome County Division of Solid Waste Management has guidelines on its website, gobroomecounty.com/solidwaste, for dealing with regular household waste, such as latex paint, and hazardous household waste, such as oil-based paint.
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders reached an agreement on combating the rise of heroin use across New York State.
Guest Viewpoint: County GOP fights for Broome residents This year, the Broome County Republican Party is poised to make a bigger positive impact.
The U.S. DOT's newly-revised registry includes no listings in New York's 57 counties outside of New York City, giving truckers free rein to carry hazmat through neighborhoods and near water resources.
Tier agencies help young summer workers gain experience Several agencies within the Southern Tier offer work opportunities for young people.
Broome County real estate transactions Filed in the clerk's office from June 30 to July 4 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mWCcts These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from June 30 to July 4. Jeffrey Martin and Maxine Martin sold 14 Matthews St. for $165,000 to Stephen M McGovern ... (more)
Combating heroin epidemic must be community effort Gov. Cuomo approved a package of 11 heroin-related bills that the state Legislature passed Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mo5vQR Having the governor visit our region to sign important legislation is generally a positive thing, but Monday's stop at Binghamton University ... (more)
Each of the New York Southern Tier casino bidders promise hundreds - if not thousands - of direct jobs as table and slots gambling ramps up in the state.
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: This week's winners & losers Judging the region's winners, losers in the news Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mlKJBa Maggie O'Brien, 11, from Greene, uses her hands to help paint a picture at the Magic Paintbrush Project booth during the 52nd annual July Fest in downtown Binghamton.
New arts program driven by Johnson City students A group of teenagers frustrated by what they were seeing on the streets sparked the idea.
Debbie Preston to speak on office changes Broome County Executive's office has been operating with one deputy executive since May. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mPTN6g Broome County Executive Debbie Preston will speak at 10:30 a.m. Thursday on her plan to restructure the executive's office.
People of all ages welcome for summer reading at Southern Tier libraries People of all ages welcome for summer reading at Southern Tier libraries Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mOxUnX Joel MacClellan, from Endicott, holds his one-year-old daughter Leia while Johnson City resident Michelle Ford, a librarian at the Broome ... (more)
On Sept. 13, the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a gala fundraiser at Binghamton University's Mandela Room.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 09:21 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC