Volunteers needed for Binghamton Pond Festival at Chenango Valley State Park

first_imgBINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier is looking for volunteers to help with its annual winter event. The proceeds from this event will benefit Do it for Daren Power to the Purple, which is health association’s youth mental wellness and suicide awareness program. Those looking to volunteer, click here. The organization’s “Binghamton Pond Festival” is open to the public with a suggested $10 parking donation. The Mental Health Association says they need volunteers for two to three hour shifts on Jan. 11, 12, 17-19 and 24-26. The festival will take place at Chenango Valley State Park. There will be activities for families and kids of all ages including nature walks, sledding, fireworks and more. In addition, there will be food trucks and live music. last_img read more

New York has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country

first_imgThe vast majority of these cases are downstate, as there are almost 100 cases in Westchester County alone. The biggest increase percentage wise over the weekend is in Nassau County on Long Island, where the confirmed number of cases more than tripled from 5 to 17. Closer to the Southern Tier, Tompkins County officials announced one person displaying symptoms is currently being tested for the virus. 47 people have been quarantined in the county this year, although none have tested positive thus far. (WBNG) — New York has been one of the states hit hardest by Coronavirus, with more cases being announced by the day. On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo made a surprising announcement. To combat this growing outbreak, Cuomo announced the state is taking an unusual measure to ensure local municipalities have the resources they need to stop the spread of the virus. “We are introducing New York State Clean hand sanitizer, made conveniently by the State of New York,” Cuomo said Monday. center_img Cuomo announced an additional 37 confirmed cases in the state, for a total of 142, meaning New York now has the most confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the entire U.S. The state plans on making 100,000 gallons a week to distribute to local municipalities and state facilities. For more on the coronavirus, click here.last_img read more

LIVE: Peruth Chemutai to lead Uganda in women U20 race

first_img5Hellen Ekalale LOBUNKEN12:49 POSBIBATHLETEMARKDETAIL 1Letesenbet GIDEYETH12:48 Uganda’s Peruth Chemutai (2L)2.30PM: Uganda steeplechase runner Peruth Chemutai will lead Uganda quest for glory in the U-20 women’s event. The Ugandan junior women won a bronze in 2010.RESULTLetesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia defends her World U20 cross country title #iaafkampala2017 2Hawi FEYSAETH12:49center_img 4Sheila CHELANGATKEN12:49 Share on: WhatsApp 3Celliphine Chepteek CHESPOLKEN12:49last_img