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Leaders from Elmira College and SUNY Corning Community College held a ceremonial signing of a new transfer agreement between the two institutions. The agreement provides a smooth path for graduating …
The STAC Swimming and Diving All Star teams were announced last week. Once again, a pair of Golden Bears were named to the 11 person STAC Metro Division All Star list. Juniors Logan Kim and Ben Elie were named for their regular season performances. Kim, one of the tri-captains, led the Golden Bears in both the 100 Fly and 100 Back, while Elie was Vestal’s diver and top sprinter.  …
The Vestal Central School District’s Project Golden Bear committee continues its role in providing parents and guardians timely information on digital safety for children. Another free …
Latest obituaries

Bruce Wendell Hopkins of Binghamton

Bruce Wendell Hopkins, 96, of Binghamton, passed away and joined his loving wife —and sweetheart Edie— of 60 years, May 21, 2024.  Bruce is survived by his; four children, Kevin B. …

Chania Langner Stymacks, 91,  of Binghamton NY

Chania Langner Stymacks, 91,  of Binghamton NY passed away on 5/8/24 after a brief illness. Chania is survived by; her daughter, Coreen; son, Daniel (Taleen);  and granddaughter …

Lillian A. (Owens) Atkinson of Conklin April 12, 2024

Lillian A. (Owens) Atkinson, 83, of Conklin passed away at home April 12, 2024.  She is survived by her loving family; husband, George; two sons, Scott Merrill and Tim Merrill; and her furry …

Melissa Church of Port Crane, NY

Melissa Church, 60, of Port Crane, NY, passed away on April 21st, 2024. It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Melissa Church our beloved mother, grandmother, daughter and …

Marie C. Lord of Conklin, NY

Marie C. Lord 73, of Conklin, NY passed away peacefully at home April 22nd, 2024, surrounded by her family and friends. Born to Edward T Burke Sr and Margaret C Burke of Endwell October …

Judith Ann Bennett (Lieberum) passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2024

Judith Ann Bennett (Lieberum), the mother to Carl Kahkonen, Brandon Tyner, and Scott Tyner, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2024, after a long battle with RA and Renal disease. She was known for her …

William G. (Bill) Decker, 91, of Binghamton passed unexpectedly April 10, 2024.

William G. (Bill) Decker, 91 years old, December 11, 1932 to April 10, 2024. Bill passed unexpectedly at Wilson Hospital. Bill was predeceased by; his parents, George and Sarah Brennan Decker; …

Myrtie Ida (Nabinger) Ortloff, passed away February 12, 2024

A tribute to Mickey and Jim On February 12th, 2024, following a brief hospital stay, Myrtie Ida (Nabinger) Ortloff passed away. She was born on August 14th, 1938, to Leland Edson Nabinger (Mike) and …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …

Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?

Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …

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Image generation is just one area in which AI use is exploding. Verbit used data from academic research to see how AI is progressing.

A jacket, a coin, a letter − relics of Omaha Beach battle tell the story of D-Day 80 years later

Between the villages of Vierville-sur-Mer and Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes in Normandy, France, is a 5-mile stretch of beach that was once called Côte d’Or, or “golden coast.” …

Governments are scrambling to control AI

Artificial intelligence has lawmakers concerned. Verbit analyzed news and government reports to see what laws are being passed to regulate AI.
Adaris Rivera, a community leader who found hope and help with her mental health while living in a rural area.

Tips For Improving Mental Health

(NAPSI)—When it comes to mental health, many people across the U.S. have experienced their share of challenges–but help may be at hand.   The Problem The issue is especially concerning in …