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Jeanie Petersen
Jeanie Petersen

Oxford Academy Arbor Day Poster Winners Announced

Trees are Terrific! was the theme of the 2015 local level of the Arbor Day poster competition. Art Instructor, Charity Gipp of Oxford Academy’s fifth grade had her students follow the guidelines for the NYS Arbor Day poster contest that were originally set by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation; NYS Agriculture & Markets; and the NYS Department of Education.

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5 Reasons Not To Use Roundup

Over a hundred million pounds of Roundup are applied on lawns, playgrounds, parks, golf courses and US farm lands every year.  While the full list of ingredients have not been disclosed to the public, according to Reuter's, the chief ingredient glyphosate could be been linked to a number of health issues including Parkinson's, infertility and breast and prostate cancers.

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Tara celebrates Eggstravaganza
Tara celebrates Eggstravaganza

It’s Eggstravaganza This Weekend With the Binghamton Zoo

Hop on over to the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park for Eggstravaganza this weekend. This Easter themed event is fun for all and includes an Easter egg hunt, photos with an Easter bunny, crafts and more. I know Tara can't wait.

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Binghamton Senators
Binghamton Senators

Binghamton Zoo Night With the Binghamton Senators Tonight

Earlier this week, the Binghamton Senators win in OT at Syracuse. Chris Wideman gets the game winner and rides his stick to celebrate. Read about it here. Tonight, the B-Sens play their only home game this weekend on Zoo Night with the Binghamton Zoo.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Extreme Water Shortage Will Affect the Southern Tier

It seems as though everyone I talk to has complained about the weather in the Southern Tier but actually with the exception of the devastating floods that hit many parts of the Southern Tier a few years back, we've actually had it quite good.  Take California for example.  "The Golden State" is entering a state of disaster.  Very Scary.

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Category: Education, Nature, News, Weather
NorthPointe
NorthPointe

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Spring Forward This Weekend

This is a big weekend for the Southern Tier! Saturday is the Annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Binghamton.

Also, when you go to bed Saturday night, don't forget to do one very important thing.

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McGill University.
McGill University.

Killer Shrimp May Invade a Great Lake Near You

Growing up in Binghamton and attending college next to Lake Erie in Western New York, I have a great appreciate for the water and the Great Lakes.  However the "greats" have something more to worry about.  Shrimp.

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Weather Channel
Weather Channel

Arrest Warrant for Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania Groundhog

Police in snow swamped New Hampshire are hunting for public enemy #1. Is it an escaped convict? No. Is it a tax evader? Not, even close. The suspect is short, furry with brown eyes and big, pointy teeth. Hey, that sounds like my Uncle Elroy!

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on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

Meteorologist Apologizes For Flubbing the Forecast

I'm so disappointed with the winter weather we've had this year. I'm a huge lover of snow and I feel let down by the lack of it. This is still upstate New York, right? And it is still winter, right?  Definitely hasn't felt like it.

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Backyard Production
Backyard Production

Amazing Health Benefits of Water with Lemon

The last time you were at a restaurant, did you ask for lemon in your water?  If that restaurant was in Vestal, Endicott or Johnson City, it may be a habit because of the chemical taste in the water.  As it turns out, drinking a glass of water with lemon has some huge benefits when you are wiping the sleepy away from your eyes.

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Category: Health, Helpful tips, Nature

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