Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Why mental health activists raised alarms about 988 suicide hotline

    Community-based crisis hotlines may better serve marginalized people, activists say, by guaranteeing peer support and zero interaction with police.      

  • Game-changer for Southern Tier economy? Binghamton U. seeks Build Back Better funds

    Binghamton University is aiming to use $100 million to create a lithium-ion battery hub in the Southern Tier.      

  • Why New York says the old IBM Country Club can’t be demolished yet

    A developer is ready to start building mixed-income apartments at the Watson Boulevard site, but a NY agency is holding up the demolition.      

  • Where are pro-life Catholic leaders after Buffalo and Uvalde? | Our view

    In an editorial, we challenge Catholic leaders to speak out in the gun debate.      

  • Wilkins RV boom: Company expands headquarters in Bath, grows Binghamton, Syracuse markets

    With more people than ever hitting the road in RVs, longtime business Wilkins RV is expanding in Bath and entering the Binghamton and Syracuse markets.      

  • Corning announces $139M expansion in Monroe County; 270 new jobs expected

    Corning Inc.’s $139 million investment will boost production of equipment needed by semiconductor manufacturers.      

  • Your home may feature new technology from Broome County’s Universal Instruments, but you probably don’t know it

    The technology helps manufacture phones, toothbrushes, refrigerators and cars. See what’s behind Universal’s new machine that’s boosting business.      

  • After acquisition, what’s next for Elmira Savings Bank customers, employees and locations?

    Around 30 Elmira Savings Bank employees were laid off and four branch locations closed as a result of the sale to Community Bank.      

  • Clean energy future relies on careful transition from fossil fuels

    The right path forward for New York is to balance its transition to clean energy with a grid that can maintain reliability regardless of conditions.      

  • A Pew survey found eroding public trust. Transparency and action can change that | Opinion

    If you don’t vote, stop whining about what’s happening in D.C.