A legal attempt is underway to try to throw out the newly redrawn legislative district maps in Broome County.
A group calling itself, “Fair Maps for Broome County”, made up of six plaintiffs, claims the new district lines were created using faulty population data and the process was skewed in order to preserve the Republican majority in the county legislature.
The group has hired attorney, John Perticone of Levine Gouldin & Thompson to ask the court to declare the district map invalid with one claim being the lines divide the Town of Maine into three districts in violation of the language of New York State Law saying towns with a small population “shall” not be divided.
Fair Maps for Broome County has posted a copy of the 9-page complaint alleging Republican gerrymandering filed with the State Supreme Court at www.fairmapsforbroome.org.
Local Landmarks In Four Words
The Spiedie Fest's Most Memorable Guests
The Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally; arguably Binghamton’s most cherished event. Every year, Binghamton locals, spiedie lovers, and hot-air balloon enthusiasts alike wait patiently for Binghamton, New York’s annual festival to roll around.
The Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally is an annual three-day festival in Binghamton, New York celebrating the local community and its immersive culture; including the infamous spiedie sandwich and an array of hot air balloons; a sight common to locals.
The Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally attracts over 100,000 people, including some popular celebrity faces and performers.
Check it out! Here are 10 of the most memorable Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally guests:
Ranked: Broome County's Best Pizza
If you’re from Broome County, you know how fierce the great pizza debate is. Are you a Nirchis fan, or are you team Brozzettis? No matter how many of these pizzas you enjoy, deep down everyone has their favorite.
To finally put the pizza dispute to rest, we’ve turned to Yelp! To tell us who REALLY is Broome County’s Best Pizza...
Will your favorite pizza place make the list? Did Yelp! Leave anything out?