Bike Repair 2017

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Community Meal at the Mansion

Community Meal at the Mansion

On March 9, 2017, we unveiled The Mansion: A Community Center at Walnut St. as our new center-point for the Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability Project. In partnership with Broome County HEARS and the United Way, we opened our doors for a free meal and gave community members the chance to look over all we have gathered over the past two years. Programming is continuing to evolve, but we are very excited at the great turnout! Food was from Jrama’s.  Continue reading

Neighborhood Fall Festival 2016

Neighborhood Fall Festival 2016

On October 26, 2016 the Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability Project  hosted (along with Binghamton University’s student affairs office, Safe Streets, Binghamton City School District, Horizons Federal Credit Union, Sam’s Club, and J & K Plumbing and Heating) the Fall Festival at Walnut Street Park for children from the neighborhood and across the city. Autumn being the season of mellow fruitfulness – the event was full of food, pumpkin decorating, and games.  Students from Binghamton University organized events while those from Binghamton High School provided the music. Continue reading

North of Main Street Neighborhood Plan

North of Main Street Neighborhood Plan

We are facilitating the creation of the North of Main Street Neighborhood Plan. Our goal is to build sustained neighborhood capacity through a community-based collaborative planning process. The process involves residents: (1) identifying neighborhood assets and challenges; (2) developing strategies and projects to tap existing resources and encourage new investment; and (3) implementing these strategies and projects.  Continue reading

Neighborhood Fall Festival

Neighborhood Fall Festival

On October 15, 2015 the Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability project co-sponsored (along with Safe Streets, Binghamton PTA Council, Binghamton City School District, and J & K Plumbing and Heating) a fall festival at Walnut Street Park for children from the neighborhood and across the city. Students from Binghamton University organized events while those from Binghamton High School provided the music.

WBGH and WSKG did short stories on the festival.