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Broome County children through age 5 can win prizes if they read 100 or more books from now to March 31


The “Cuddle Up and Read” Early Learning Reading Challenge encourages parents and caregivers to read with their children daily.  It is sponsored by Building Brighter Futures for Broome, a coalition of over 30 early childhood providers that promotes healthy children, … Continue reading

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Help-Portrait successful in first year in Binghamton


The Help-Portrait program of providing free portraits to people who probably have never had a portrait before, was a success in its first year in Binghamton. Miriam and Rene Diaz of Our Dreams Photography, who coordinated the program locally, report … Continue reading

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Two winners each receive $300 in restaurant gift certificates in year’s final Step Up drawing


Jacquelin M. Kovacs, an employee of Maine-Endwell Schools, and Steve Zwierlein, an employee of Emerson Network Power, each won six $50 gift certificates to area restaurants in the final Step Up drawing this year. The restaurants included Number 5, Lost … Continue reading

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On Saturday Help-Portrait will help build self-esteem of Binghamton area residents most needing it


A new charitable activity is coming to the Binghamton area this Saturday, December 10. It is Help-Portrait, a movement of photographers and others who are using their time, equipment, and expertise to give back to those who are less fortunate … Continue reading

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Deposit Foundation Transportation Program provides extra service when need arises


Anna and her husband Joe are long-time clients of the volunteer Transportation Program of the Deposit Foundation and Rural Housing Services, which receives funds from United Way of Broome County. They depend on it to get to all of their … Continue reading

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Security Mutual Insurance employee wins United Way Step Up Drawing


An employee of Security Mutual Life Insurance, Jamie Eitel-Rezuche, is the winner of the eighth United Way of Broome County Step Up program drawing, which was held today. Jamie wins a Binghamton Mets sky box party for 20 people. In … Continue reading

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