Tag Archives: reading

United Way Fund Drives Raise Over $4.4 Million


In a year with economic challenges for both employers and employees as the community continued to recover from the Great Recession, and the added burden of a “500-year” flood in September in much of the community, United Way of Broome … Continue reading

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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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Let’s Read story time on Sunday for children impacted by recent flood


A special Let’s Read story time, designed for children who were impacted by the flooding in September, will be held this Sunday, December 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Let’s Read area at Oakdale Mall (near Visions … Continue reading

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United Way of Broome County promotes reading with lending libraries


If a child can’t read well, he’s at a disadvantage. That’s why the United Way of Broome County is putting books in kid-friendly public places — to encourage youngsters and their caretakers to drop in and start reading. They can … Continue reading

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Literacy Volunteer tutor helps young man earn income tax refunds and driver’s license


Brian did not enjoy school. Because of this, he did not put much effort into doing schoolwork. In fact, he spent much more effort avoiding schoolwork and trying to beat the system. Because he was not a troublemaker, Brian’s teachers … Continue reading

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