List by Month: 2-2018

BU is celebrating a mix of past and present black culture

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The events at Binghamton University include how black culture has impacted American food; a free advance showing of Marvel's first black superhero film, Black Panther; and later this month Hollywood actress Regina Hall will be a keynote speaker.

A Butler, PA dispensary will soon open its doors for medical pot

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

City officials toured CY+ dispensary Thursday, saying the facility will help Butler's economy. Pro-family groups say medical pot could still lead people down a slippery slope of addiction.

NY is boasting about record healthcare enrollment

02.02.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Marci Natale with New York State of Health claims 4.3 million residents enrolled in health plans through the Marketplace. That's up 19% from last year. Natale says there are still millions of New Yorkers who rely on Medicaid. Assemblyman...

NY state says free tablets could be on the way to inmates

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The New York state corrections department says every inmate will get a tablet at no cost. It will allow them to access e-books and free educational material and to file grievances. They won't, however, have internet access. Inmates will have...

Binghamton University mourns after the death of a student

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Sophomore Aaron Dennenbring was killed by a metro-north train in his home county, Westchester County, Tuesday night. According to the school's Newspaper Pipe Dream, a train spokeswoman says "the incident was not an accident and there was...

A lawmaker in PA tries to crack down on human trafficking

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican Representative Seth Grove has introduced a bill to increase penalties on those convicted of trafficking someone into sex slavery and individuals who patronize a victim of trafficking. He hopes increasing the penalty for the crime to...

PA state police ask for donated horses

02.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The call is for geldings between 5 and 15 years old to join a Hershey-based mounted patrol unit The 26-horse unit will perform searches, crowd control, security and patrols, as well as participate in parades and other police events.

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