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100 years ago today, the Zion A.M.E. Church was the first Negro society to erect a church in the Southern Tier. It was organized in 1834 and the first meeting-house was built in 1840. It was reported today that the church is now experiencing financial difficulties and is appealing to the public for help.

325 gallons of wine were confiscated this morning by Federal Prohibition agents during a raid at an establishment on Oak Hill Avenue in Endicott.

Binghamton’s meteorologist spoke at a meeting of the local Radio Club last night and said that it may soon be possible to get weather reports over the radio.

Finally, this is Bunker Hill Day. The first battle of the American Revolution was fought at what is now known as Bunker Hill in Charleston, Massachusetts on June 17, 1775.

And that was the news 100 years ago.