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  • The "Fun" Center
    Irish Hills mirrors Detroit desolation
    It is said that as the automobiles go, so does the city of Detroit. And as more people take to the road in southeast Michigan, they are putting miles on their automobiles, leading to more service and replacement. Tourism and autos go hand-in-hand...
  • Fluoride in Dentistry
    The Need for Fluoride
    In February 2011 Calgarians voted to have fluoride removed from our drinking water – and the vote passed. For the last 3 years we have had no fluoride in our drinking water.Although this issue has been controversial for decades, there is no...
  • Beware of deception
    One Nation in decay: the assault of deception upon our United States (pt 1 of 5)
    A Daily Word from the Word for Monday, November 18, 2013“When he was gone, a lion met him on the road and killed him. And his corpse was thrown on the road, and the donkey stood by it. The lion also stood by the corpse.” – 1...
  • Do not be deceived
    One Nation in decay
    Dear Family, The Lord has brought me back to a five-part series that He gave me over a year ago, which was published in September 2012 under the title “Not being deceived is our responsibility.” I feel such a stirring in my spirit to...
  • This is what decades of liberalism does to a city
    This is what decades of liberalism does to a city
    Decades of liberal “progressive” public policy has made this city, like most of or larger cities, a disgraceful display of the results of said policies. The poverty, the decay, the general implosion of many areas of the city make it...
  • Sevendust at The Rave in Milwaukee, WI April 6th, 2013
    Sevendust, Black Out The Sun set for March 26th Release (interview)
    Thank You to Lajon Witherspoon , of Sevendust, who took his time to share some great stories and information about the highly anticipated release of BLACK OUT THE SUN, and the current tour information, first hand.Sevendust will beperforming at The...
  • Stone, Grue-some, 8 by 10 inches, acrylic and modeling paste. Image courtesy of Ceres Gallery.
    Phenomena, Mount and Remounted: Michelle Stone's Sculptural Installation
    Michelle Stone Grue-some Heads, Creatures and Shadows @ Ceres Gallery 547 West 27th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues), Suite 201, New York, NY 1000. The exhibition is on view in Gallery I from April 24 until May 19, 2012.In his 2003 essay ...
  • The town being swept under a giant carpet.
    Local engineers construct a giant carpet under which to sweep Binghamton
    In an astonishing display of our region's scientific advancement, local engineers have at last completed their decade-long mission of ridding the Southern Tier of Binghamton's ugliness: by constructing a giant carpet under which to sweep...
  • Richard Baumgartner
    Judge Richard Baumgartner
    Judge Baumgartner became fairly well known in Knoxville during the trials of the murderers of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom. His face took on an air of familiarity and he garnered respect for his even handedness during the multiple...
  • Beautiful architecture of abandoned churches
    Beautiful architecture of abandoned churches
    Old architecture that has not been restored is both intriguing and beautiful to explore. Old churches are historic buildings that have been typically designed with the most fascinating and innovative architectural styles. Each culture and religion...
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    Upstate NY's transportation projects receive short end of stick again
    Source: Dale Fenix on PanoramioAside from typical reasons for decay such as weather and erosion, legal issues often allow for deterioration to take hold of Binghamton's infrastructure.According to WBNG, Republican senator Tom Libous believes that...
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    Comparing the past and present states of Washington Ave in Endicott
    Years before becoming the Endicott Free LibraryMany specific areas around the Southern Tier have been radically transformed through the decades due to financial adversity. While the Binghamton area provides for many examples, one of the most...
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    The enduring influence of the Endicott Johnson Corporation
    A view of Endicott Johnson, with white IBM buildings in the background.With the passing of time, connections to our present and how it came to be have the ability to end up severely weakened. So much of the Southern Tier was heavily influenced by...
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    Kmart and its role as the epitome of urban decay in Binghamton
    A view of the Endicott Kmart plaza. Photo from ny-brownfields.comIf there is one thing the Binghamton area is not short on, it's sprawling parking lots formerly belonging to once-prospering local stores and shops. Take Kmart stores and their...
  • Structural insecurity and its potential costs to aspiring students
    Structural insecurity and its potential costs to aspiring students
    For the better part of a century, Binghamton, New York, has been no stranger to urban decay. What was once hailed as a center for prosperity, technology and progress is now the poster child for a seemingly unending state of deterioration. For...