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Volunteers Make Binghamton's Stars Shine

If you've ever been to Binghamton's Metro-Center, chances are you've strolled along the local "Walk of Fame."
 
Members of the community, many local businesses and even a fraternity from Binghamton University  helped "Spruce up the Sidewalk of Stars." Participants helped pull weeds and polish the stars to make them more visible to those visiting the area.  Those who volunteered their time say it's important to clean these monuments so that visitors can see the successes of  Binghamton.

"Just to preserve the history of entertainment and arts in Binghamton. That's what we all grow up on and it should be taken better care of," said Barry Blakeslee, local business owner.
 
Volunteers hope that the city will continue to produce the stars as a symbol to those who have contributed to the community.

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