Local reaction to the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's speech includes the conviction that there is still a long way to go.
Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan calls the March on Washington a pivotal moment in American History but recognizes more needs to be done.
"His dream is there, but fulfillment of the dream has yet to happen. There is still a lot of work we have to do so we need to focus on their dream and make it fresh in our minds and continue to try to live up to that dream," said Ryan.
"I look at the fact that people came together for something in particular but more needed to be done and there are more elements after the march and said 'you know what? we have to do more than just fight," said Toivo Asheeke, a BU grad student.
Last week at Binghamton University- President Obama spoke of the need for eduction to create "ladders" for groups striving for social and economic equality.
Broome County Executive Announces Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced today that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
Preston has been in office since 2012.
In a statement, Preston said she has no plans to stop working and that she feels great both physically and mentally.
Preston went on to say, "I've never backed down from a fight in my life. I've won some and I've lost some. But I've certainly won more than I've lost. And this fight against cancer is one that I intend to win."
Right now, Preston... more
Effects of Wine on Kidney Disease VIEW VIDEO
An occasional glass of wine may help keep your kidneys healthy.
Furthermore, for those who already have kidney disease, moderate wine drinking might help the heart.
When researchers looked at... more
Man Under Bed Arrested
State police tell us a wanted Kirkwood man jumped his bail, and then jumped under a bed.
Police say that 42-year-old James Kennerup was arrested for bail jumping and criminal possession of a... more