Lawmakers from this area & the North Country have teamed up to oppose a plan to close mental health facilities in those regions, and funnel mental health patients all to Syracuse. Area assemblyman Cliff Crouch said that there is already a shortage of beds for mental health patients in this region, even before any cuts are implemented:

(Cliff Crouch 12-12-13)

Crouch said that if a cohesive long range plan is not agreed upon, he & state Senator Tom Libous will forward legislation in 2014 calling for a freeze on these cuts until 2015.
The Midtown Men return to Binghamton with their Holiday Hits show tonight at the Forum Theater in Binghamton. Tickets are still available at the Arena Box Office and Ticketsmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or order on-line at ticketmaster.com. More information about this & other shows coming to Binghamton can be accessed at BroadwayInBinghamton.com.
The Bainbridge-Guilford Central School will hold a SPECIAL Board of Education Meeting tonight in the District Conference Room, Bainbridge at 7:00 PM. It is expected that the Board will move into executive session to discuss contract negotiations and a personnel matter. Action will be taken on all items.

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