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A Must See in Binghamton History: The Amazing Phelps Mansion

You've probably driven by this building a hundred times.  Yest you may not know the significance of the Phelps Mansion to the history of the Binghamton area.  This historic and stately mansion sits at 191 Court Street, across from St. Mary's Church in Downtown Binghamton.

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Jeremy O'Donnell- Getty Images

Ireland’s Flag: What the Colors Represent

My family name on my grandma's side is Minogue and we come from County Clare, Ireland. While she lived in her father's home, my grandma was forbidden to wear green.

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Pi Day
Pi Day

Today is Pi Day

I told Traci that today is Pi day. She said that her favorite is "Chocolate Mousse....Wrong Pie.  Today is the annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant pi, 3.141592653 etc.

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Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

What Did You Do During The Blizzard Of 1993

How did I miss this yesterday? Do you know what happened 21 years ago yesterday, March 12th 1993.

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Biography.com

Alexander Graham Bell Makes First Phone Call 138 Years Ago Today [GLENN REACTS]

It was on this date, March 10th,1876 that Alexander Graham Bell made the first phone call to Thomas Watson in the next room. Did you know that his mother and wife were deaf and Alexander was developing the telephone to communicate with the deaf? Well here's some other things you may not have known.

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Bundy Museum Facebook page

Binghamton Bundy Museum Showcases the Work of B.C.’s Johnny Hart

I very much enjoy Binghamton's "First Friday" Art Walk every month.  For many Southern Tier residents, it is the highlight of the month as there is always something new to see and do.

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Category: Art, History, Local News
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Spencer Platt / Getty Images

What is Ash Wednesday?

All over the Greater Binghamton area today, you will most likely run in to people that have ashes on their forehead.  This ancient ritual follows Fat Tuesday and is known as Ash Wednesday across the world.  Ash Wednesday is important as it always signifies the beginning of Lent observations for many Christian denominations.

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Category: Articles, History, Religion
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Justin Sullivan- Getty Images

Five Little Known Facts About Beer and Religion

Yesterday when I was at EBI, everybody was talking about what they were giving up for Lent, which starts today and goes until Thursday April 12th. One of the guys said he was giving up beer and it got me thinking. Here are five things you might not have known about beer and religion.

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Brendan Smialowski- Getty Images

Presidents Day: Why We Celebrate

To tell the story of Presidents Day, we have to step back to the year 1800. George Washington had passed away the year before and his birthday; February 22nd became a day of remembrance for our first president.

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iStock

Binghamton to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Two Events Today

While the observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Binghamton Mayor Rich David said  “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a very important time to reflect on the many significant contributions of a great world leader. Our Country is better today because of his commitment and education and his dream of his equality for all.”

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