Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mel and Jen are example of National MS Society “little successes”

The Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society has many “little successes” through its Independence, Knowledge, and Health program, which receives funding from the United Way of Broome County, because until a cure for MS is … Continue reading

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United Way of Broome County offers free income tax preparation to households earning $50,000 or less

United Way of Broome County is one of more than 340 local United Way organizations across America that lead or support a free income tax preparation coalitions in their communities, helping to return billions of dollars in additional income to … Continue reading

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Girl Scout learns about tolerance, diversity, and shared similarities in Gold Award project

When Hannah decided to seek the Gold Award, the highest honor a girl can earn in Girl Scouting, she had the difficult decision of choosing the topic of her Gold Award project. Girls seeking the award must be in grades … Continue reading

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Complete and file your federal and New York State income taxes for free

Only four companies allow you to complete and file both your federal and your New York State income taxes online for free. Some of these companies have quite a few restrictions and all of them have some limitations. One of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to New York’s Susquehanna River Region 2-1-1!

It was a year ago today that 2-1-1 service was launched in New York’s Broome and Tioga Counties, the Susquehanna River Region 2-1-1. In the year since, this 2-1-1 service has taken 53,000 calls from people from all walks of … Continue reading

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United Way Campaign Volunteers Win Awards

Seven volunteers who promoted the 2011 United Way Campaign within their organizations received awards at the United Way Awards/Thank You Reception held this week. The Helping Hand Award recognizes the exceptional leadership, inspiration, and dedication of a campaign volunteer. The … Continue reading

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