47 years ago, Congress established Medicare and Medicaid.
On Monday, in recognition of the anniversary, Citizen Action called for an end to cuts in the health care program--
A group who call themselves the "Raging Grannies" was part of the gathering at Recreation Park in Binghamton ---singing to the tune of Battle Hymn of the Republic. Their rendition described the battle to preserve health and dignity, which the lyrics presented as possible for so many people only if the health care programs continue.
They say the nation can well afford to continue the care, if the richest 2% pay their fair share of taxes:
Hundreds Running in Red VIEW VIDEO
ENDWELL -- What began as a dare is now an annual tradition in it's 16th year.
The Red Dress Run raises money for the Crime Victims' Assistance Center. Hundreds gathered wearing red dresses and... more
OFA Adds Two To Wall of Fame VIEW VIDEO
It's a night to remember those who dedicate their lives to service and giving back to the community.
On Wednesday, the Owego-Apalachin school board inducted two former Owego Free Academy... more
Red Cross Honors its Volunteers VIEW VIDEO
Each year, hundreds of volunteers from the Southern Tier give thousands of hours of their time to help those in need, from responding to natural disasters to organizing blood drives.
Those are... more