Good News around the Southern Tier, Week of Feb. 1

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.

NewsChannel 34 Presents: Equal Play

Part 1: Making Live sports more inclusive

Part 2: Special needs team hits the ice

Go Red for Women brings attention to heart disease

Doctors, survivors and organization representatives gathered to kick-off the Go Red for Women Campaign. Full story here.

B-Sens fans go purple for a good cause

On Saturday evening, Binghamton Senators fans will be wearing purple for the team’s contest with the Rochester Amerks. Full story here.

Soup-er Bowl collects 542 cans of soup for local families

While many people are preparing for Sunday’s big game, students at Apalachin Elementary are celebrating a different type of “Soup”er Bowl. Full story here.

Binghamton school librarian receives national recognition

A Binghamton schools librarian is receiving national recognition for her support of literacy and, in particular, the spoken word. Full story here.

Mercy House in Endicott prepares for opening

The community is another significant step closer to having a new place for people to spend the last days of their lives with support and dignity. Full story here.

Check Out Hunger underway at Wegmans and Tops Friendly Market

The Food Bank’s largest fundraising campaign of the year is underway. Full story here.

Leukemia patient, 3, looks for bone marrow match

People are coming together to help find a match for a little girl in need of a transplant. Full story here.

Seton students prep for Haiti service trip

In preparation for the journey, elementary and high schoolers brought in supplies that they’ve been collecting over the past few months. Full story here.

Habitat for Humanity teams with BOCES to build house

Habitat for Humanity is teaming up with Broome-Tioga BOCES to build a house for a family in our community. Full story here.

Mud-builder featured on TV meets with students

A therapist from Ithaca is sharing his newfound passion for mud-building with students at Johnson City High School. Full story here.

Security Mutual goes red for women’s heart disease

Security Mutual Life is going red all month to draw attention to women’s heart disease. Full story here.

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