Plastics in Toothpaste and Beauty Products
A local grocery store will stop carrying a number of popular personal care products next month due to a number of companies insistence of including polyethylene microbeads as one of their main ingredients.
GMO Labeling Meeting Wednesday in Binghamton
More and more food products you see on the shelves of Southern Tier grocery stores are being labeled as NON GMO.  So what is GMO anyway?  The Non GMO Project defines genetically modified organisms or GMOs  as "living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially…
Homeless New Yorkers Ordered Off Cold Streets
If one New York politician has his way, all homeless people in New York State will be off the streets today and placed in shelters.  Governor Cuomo signed an executive order Sunday, requiring local governments to take homeless people to local shelters due to temperatures and wind chills that are exp…
Privacy Concerns for Apps
Pew Research has some interesting information for the 68% of Americans that own a smartphone. And with that, "an increasing number of digital interactions occur within the content of mobile apps."  You know how when you download an app and it asks for access to a variety of information?  Y…
Antibiotics in Food
As of this writing, over 10,000 HAWK Facebook followers have looked at the Massive Beef Recall article I posted yesterday.  Since then, many people have commented on how they can safely consume beef and safety concerns on the foods they may be ordering out at area restaurants.
Binghamton Travel Advisory
Another work week ahead and more construction projects to let you know about.  The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that construction work for the Prospect Mountain construction project will be performed and will require lane closures in the City of Binghamton and the…
Drug Take Back Day in Owego
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, September 26th and the Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. (TCCASA), Tioga County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have teamed up for a drug take back in Owego.
Binghamton to Host Returning Warrior 10 Miler
Binghamton's Returning Warrior 10-Miler, sponsored by the Broome Country STOP-DWI Program, hopes to raise awareness about service members’ transitions from the dangers of war-zone driving to the new risks they face on public highways once they come back home.

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