Monthly Archives: September 2011

Annual drive wants donated coats to give to area children in need


Each year the Keeping Kids Warm coat drive in Greater Binghamton helps more than 2,000 local children who do not have a coat to keep them warm. This year in the 19th for this annual coat drive. Thanks to these … Continue reading

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Guide for flood victims produced by United Way of Broome County’s 2-1-1 service


A Flood Guide for Broome County, has been produced by the local 2-1-1 service in cooperation with Broome County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (BCCOAD) and is now available on the front page of the United Way of Broome County … Continue reading

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Supplies needed to distribute to Owego-area flood victims


First Presbyterian Church, North Avenue and Temple Street in Owego, New York, is seeking donated items for its flood relief center. Please share this list with your co-workers, neighbors, friends, and family members. Chef Boyardee items Jell-O and pudding cups … Continue reading

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Flood relief groups looking for more volunteers to help with clean-up


The organizations currently involved in flood relief in Broome and Tioga Counties are looking for additional volunteers to help with clean up this weekend and beyond. To assist in the identification of volunteers to assist those affected by the Susquehanna … Continue reading

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Giant Markets owners donate $100,000 to aid flood victims in Broome County


The former owners of Giant Markets have donated $100,000 to support the flood relief efforts in Broome County. A check for this amount has been presented to Alan Hertel, Executive Director of United Way of Broome County. Hertel said, “This … Continue reading

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You could be the difference between a graduate and a drop out


The school year is in full swing and plenty of kids need the support of a caring adult.  You could be the difference between a graduate and a drop out.  Learn how YOU can make a difference at this FREE … Continue reading

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Let’s Read site open at Oakdale Mall; more volunteers needed


The “Let’s Read” site is open on the weekends in Oakdale Mall near the entrance to J.C. Penney from the mall. Kids in third grade or younger can come into the site and borrow any of the books that are … Continue reading

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