Binghamton mayor launches ‘social host’ ordinance to reduce underage drinking

first_imgThe laws will apply to homes, apartments, yards, opening spaces and places where people can gather, the city says. Anyone found in violation of the ordinance can face a fine of $1,000 or be jailed for 15 days. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The city of Binghamton has launched a new ordinance to curb high-risk underage drinking in conjunction with the Binghamton University Community Coalition.center_img The “Social Host” ordinance enacts penalties for hosts of social gatherings where alcohol or drugs are being possessed, served to or consumed by a minor.last_img

WPB Mayor Hopes City can Celebrate 125th Anniversary on July 4th

first_imgWest Palm Beach Mayor Keith James joined Jen and Bill Wednesday morning on The South Florida Morning Show to talk about re-opening the city as the coronavirus pandemic subsides.Mayor James says he will open the city carefully and will follow the data. His main concern is the health of the most vulnerable.The Mayor says he hopes that the city will be able to celebrate 4th on Flagler and honor the city’s 125th anniversary on July 4th. The mayor thanked the residents of West Palm Beach for their patience and for complying with his and the state’s executive orders to socially distance and to stay-at-home. He admits, however, that the shutdown of the city has really hurt the businesses of West Palm Beach. Listen to the full interview here.last_img