Good News around the Southern Tier, Week of Dec. 7

Good News Story

There were a lot of good things happening around the Southern Tier this past week. Below is a recap of some of the “Good News” stories NewsChannel 34 covered.

Southern Tier wins big in NY “Hunger Games” competition

The Southern Tier was announced a winner of $500 million of state economic development money. The money will be used on a number of projects across the region. Full story here.

B-Sens serve spaghetti to raise money

The B-Sens traded in their sticks and skates to serve up spaghetti and sauce Wednesday to raise money and toy donations for Broome County Toys for Tots. Full story here.

B.U. engineering fraternity donates books to elementary students

For the third year in a row, Binghamton University’s chapter of Theta Tau donated books to students at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary in Binghamton. Full story here.

Vestal man wins free gas for a year

John Eldred is the winner of Mirabito’s Gas for a Year contest. Full story here.

Bikers donate toys to local children

Members of the Binghamton Harley Owners Group purchased over $13,000 in presents that will be donated to the Broome County Toys for Tots. Full story here.

B.U. students help bring gifts to local children

Students at Binghamton University are acting as Santa’s little helpers to bring Christmas gifts to needy children in our area. Full story here.

AED donated to Goodwill Theatre

A donated AED from the John Mack Foundation means the Goodwill Theatre in Johnson City is now better prepared to respond to a heart attack by one of its patrons or performers. Full story here.

Local realty company donates to Habitat for Humanity

Exit Realty presented a $6,500 check to Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday morning at the location of its newest project in Johnson City. Full story here.

SUNY Broome students donate to Toys for Tots

Students and staff at SUNY Broome are helping St. Nick load up his sleigh for needy kids in our area with its 19th annual giving of the toys event. Full story here.

NYSEG, Coughlin & Gerhart employees give gifts to local children

For nearly 30 years, employees at NYSEG have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children in our area. Full story here.

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