Local Non-Profit Encourages Hands On Approach to Technology
10/5/2013 (Updated 10:59:45 PM)
One local organization is encouraging people to get hands on with technology and hosted an open house Saturday to show off it's services.
Triple Cities Maker Space is a non-profit organization that provides the tools and resources needed to fix and improve technology devices. It's a member only facility and does have a small fee to join but founders say the experience is one of a kind.
"We're trying to demystify technology. There's been this trend over the years of all sorts of electrical devices are just magical devices that work and when there don't, you buy a new one. And we're trying to demystify that. It's really not that complicated," Erik Leonard, Co-Founder of Triple Cities said.
Triple Cities Maker Space hosts open meetings every Tuesday at 6pm. It also plans on offering technology classes in the near future.
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