Important Places Around Town
There are several prominent grocery stores in the area as well as smaller, more specialized retailers. This map shows many of the different stores and their locations. Some of the more major grocery stores are Price Chopper, Wegmans, and Weis. Most neighborhoods in the Greater Binghamton area will have a grocery store nearby, although students and scholars who choose to live on the North Side of Binghamton will find that there is not currently a major grocery store within walking distance.
Many students, faculty, and staff choose to go to Wegmans due to its closeness to the university and perceived quality of food. There is also an OCCT route that will bring students to Wegmans from campus.
Places of Worship:
The Greater Binghamton area has a large number of faiths and places of worship. This map will show most of the churches, temples, and mosque in the area.
Public School Districts:
There are several public school districts in the Greater Binghamton area. Binghamton University and the neighborhoods surrounding typically fall into the Vestal school district. Some of the other districts are: Binghamton, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Union-Endicott, Susquehanna Valley, and Windsor.
If you are evaluating a potential home, you can look up the school district it is in by going to this website and entering your address: http://www.schooldistrictfinder.com/
Once you determine which school district you may fall in, you can get information about particular districts and schools here:
http://www.oms.nysed.gov/oas/directory.html - this is a website directory of NY public school districts.
http://data.nysed.gov/index.php - this is the NY State Education Department's website dedicated to tracking and reporting the quality and performance of NY public schools.
http://www.greatschools.org – a searchable website featuring internet reviews of school districts.
Binghamton General Hospital
10-42 Mitchell Ave.
Binghamton, NY 13903
169 Riverside Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
UHS Wilson Medical Center
33-57 Harrison Street
Johnson City, NY 13905
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