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United States Still Paying Benefits to Child Born to a Civil War Veteran

The Civil War ended 149 years ago, but the United States government is still paying $876 a year in survivor benefits to the surviving child of a Civil War vet.

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John on B Sens Jersey
John on B Sens Jersey

Veterans and Military Appreciation Night With the Binghamton Senators

Saturday is the only home game this weekend at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena for the Binghamton Senators but it's an important one. 

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Elizabeth Keefe Twitter
Elizabeth Keefe Twitter

Wedding Photo Returned to Owner 13 Years After It Was Found in 9/11 Rubble

Every yr on #911 I post this photo hoping 2 return 2 owner. Found @ #groundzero #WTC in 2001 -Pls RT pic.twitter.com/mZ9LdQqE7x @universalhub

— E. Stringer Keefe (@ProfKeefe) September 12, 2014
 

13 years after the September 11th terrorist attack, a wedding photo found in the debris of the World Trade Center has been returned to its owner.

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Graham Morrison/Getty Images
Graham Morrison/Getty Images

September 11th, 2001: Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning

It's hard to believe that it's been 13 years since the tragedy that changed everyone's life.  Most of us remember where we were and what we were doing on that morning. I'll never forget where I was, will you?

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Kevin Mazur-Getty Images

September 11th Survivor Florence Engorian Shares Her Story [LISTEN]

Glenn and I had the honor of speaking with an amazingly brave woman named Florence Engorian who survived the attack on the South Tower on September 11, 2001.

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Patriot Day: 3 Things You Should Know

On December 18, 2001, congress approved a join resolution authorizing the president to designate September 11 of each year as Patriot Day. Patriot Day was signed by President Bush.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Discover the History of Stand-Up Comedy During Binghamton’s First Friday Art Walk

I bet you’ve driven by the Bundy Museum on Main Street in Binghamton a million times and not given it a second glance, but this home holds a whole ton of interesting history- history that’s impacted the entire world.

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Saratoga Auto Museum
Saratoga Auto Museum

Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car Show At Saratoga Auto Museum

 

The Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs is hosting the 9th annual Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car Show on Saturday, August 2nd. While you're there check out this season's special exhibit, "50 Years of Mustang."

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You Tube

A Look Back to Binghamton circa 1951 [VIDEO]

Once upon a time, Binghamton New York had 125,000 industrial workers producing 165 million in manufacturing revenue.  While you and I may not remember this time in history, I do recall many stories from my father, mother, aunts and uncles who were a part of this exciting time in Binghamton history.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Broome County Fair Celebrates 140 Years

The Broome County Fair has a history that goes back more than 150 years. Incorporated in 1851, the Broome County Agricultural Society board members got together in 1871 to make arrangements for the first of many fairs that would celebrate the agricultural of Broome county.

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