Family Enrichment Network launches Growing Child Care program

AdminLatest News

Funding secured by Lupardo will expand number of family caregivers (JOHNSON CITY, NY) – A new program launched Monday will help increase the number of family child care providers in Broome County. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo joined Family Enrichment Network to announce details of Growing Child Care, a pilot program that aims to create nearly 60 additional child care slots throughout … Read More

Experience Path Through History in the Southern Tier

AdminLatest News

17 sites participating in Broome & Tioga Counties this weekend  (BINGHAMTON, NY) – History comes alive once again this weekend as Path Through History Weekend returns to the Southern Tier. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar, Tioga County Legislative Chair Martha Sauerbrey, Judi Hess from Visit Binghamton, and Becca Maffei from Experience Tioga joined together Wednesday to discuss … Read More

eNews: September 2018

AdminLatest News

Below are the Top 5 items from September 2018. 1. SPEAKER HEASTIE VISITS BROOME COUNTY: Since becoming Speaker of the Assembly, Carl Heastie has made it a priority to visit every part of the state, but especially Upstate. On September 21st, Speaker Heastie rounded out his Upstate summer tour by visiting Broome County. He announced that he would be nominating … Read More

$1.5 million nominated to complete SUNY Broome Culinary Arts & Events Center

AdminLatest News

Assembly Speaker Heastie & Assemblywoman Lupardo announce intention to secure funding (BINGHAMTON, NY) – With rehabilitation work underway, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo at the former Carnegie Library in Binghamton to announce his intentions to nominate additional funding for the project. Speaker Heastie will seek $1.5 million in Assembly State and Municipal Facilities (SAM) grant funding to … Read More

Work begins to restore Johnson City landmark

AdminLatest News

CFJ Pagoda will be open to public upon completion (JOHNSON CITY, NY) – A half century after being shuttered, a Johnson City landmark is getting a new lease on life. Work is underway to restore the historic pagoda at C. Fred Johnson Park in the Village and is being supported by a $125,000 grant secured by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo through … Read More

eNews: August 2018

AdminLatest News

Below are the Top 5 items from August 2018. 1. GOVERNOR SIGNS TWO IMPORTANT BILLS INTO LAW, A208 & A11050: I passed a number of bills during the 2018 legislative session and the Governor just signed two into law. On August 24th, he approved a bill, A208, to expand drug and alcohol testing for school bus drivers. Before this law, … Read More

Rockin’ through the ages at second annual Lip Sync Challenge

AdminLatest News

Performing songs spanning the decades, local seniors took the stage at the second annual Lip Sync Challenge. Contestants mouthed the words and danced along to songs from a variety of musical genres as a way to raise money for Action for Older Persons. Funding was generated through sponsorships and ticket sales at the August 16th event at Binghamton High School’s … Read More

Local libraries awarded funding for efficiency, modernization efforts

AdminLatest News

As part of a series of construction grants awarded to libraries throughout New York State, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced today nearly $165 thousand was awarded to two libraries in Broome County. “Our libraries are important resources for the community,” Assemblywoman Lupardo said. “Many of the buildings, however, are aging and are in need of upgrades that will help the libraries … Read More

eNews: July 2018

AdminLatest News

Below are the Top 5 items from July. 1. LOCAL ANTI-POVERTY INITIATIVE BEGINS PHASE II: In 2015, I was able to secure $100,000 to start an anti-poverty program in Broome County; this initial funding helped organize the program and was boosted by $1.5 million from the broader Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative the following year. Since then, the group, comprised … Read More

New Medicare Cards Arriving Soon

AdminLatest News

Changes enhance beneficiaries’ security Vestal, NY – Medicare beneficiaries will soon be receiving new identification cards in the mail. Before they arrive, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Action for Older Persons, and Broome County Office for Aging gathered Thursday to help local seniors better understand what to expect. “Given the number of scams and false solicitations that often arrive by mail, we … Read More