Tag Archives: Broome County

Momentum builds locally and nationally to stop bullying of youngsters


Momentum is building to strongly address bullying of youngsters in America. A new documentary movie about bullying will be available at theaters in our area, perhaps as early as this week. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and … Continue reading

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“There are dozens of blue pinwheels on your lawn!”


Whether you drive past the United Way of Broome County offices on Vestal Parkway or walk into the building, you will see dozens of blue pinwheels on the front lawn or lining the walk. The pinwheels are part of Pinwheels … Continue reading

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We Can! caregiver program to support children’s activities and nutrition begins April 16


We Can! is a national education program from the National Institutes of Health designed to help parents, caregivers, families, and communities raise children with healthy habits. The UHS Stay Healthy Kids program has established a We Can! program in Tioga … Continue reading

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Only three weeks left to get your income taxes prepared and filed for FREE!


Call 2-1-1 (or 1-800-901-2180) now to make an appointment to have your New York State and federal income taxes prepared and filed for free. Most people with a household income of $50,000 or less in 2011 will qualify for this … Continue reading

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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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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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