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Retirement Living in Greater Binghamton - New York


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Area Description

Greater Binghamton (Broome County is located at the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers. The river valley landscape make for 4 season of natural beauty. Our community is rich in scenic beauty, enchanting villages, and lively cities. We have a growing "foodie" scene with many restaurants using locally sourced food and also have an emerging carft beverage scene. You’ll feel the pulse of big city life, but with a definite upstate appeal. You'll discover a great cultural vibrancy with strong performing and visual arts options. Affordable housing, great shopping and outdoor recreation make us a great choice for a healthy and active retirement.

Includes Cities/Towns: Bible School Park, Binghamton, Castle Creek, Chenango Bridge, Chenango Forks, Conklin, Endicott, Glen Aubrey, Harpursville, Johnson City, Kirkwood, Lisle, Maine, Port Crane, Vestal, Whitney Point, Windsor.

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   AHL Hockey (Binghamton Senators), AA Baseball (Binghamton Rumble Ponies), Champions Tour golfers (Dick’s Sporting Goods Open), USTA Tennis (Binghamton Tennis Challenger), and over a dozen top quality golf courses await the sports enthusiast. Parks, campgrounds, hiking & biking trails are sure to please any outdoor fans.

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Culturally we offer art galleries & studios, the Tri-Cities Opera, Binghamton Symphony, traveling & repertory theatre & much more. Cultural attractions in the area include: the Roberson Museum & Science Center, The Bundy Arts & Victorian Museum, the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier, the Phelps Mansion Museum, Candyland at the Candle Factory, Cider Mill and Antique Row. From Memorial Day through Labor Day you can take a spin on one of our 6 antique carousels – the largest collection in the world!

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Lourdes Hospital, United Health Services (Binghamton General and Wilson hospitals), and medical centers.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  14.9  22.8  30.8  2.3 "
 Feb  16.9  25.3  33.8  2.3 "
 Mar  24.0  33.4  42.9  3.0 "
 Apr  35.0  45.4  55.9  3.5 "
 May  45.0  56.4  67.8  3.5 "
 Jun  54.0  64.9  75.9  4.3 "
 Jul  58.9  69.4  79.8  3.6 "
 Aug  57.0  67.9  78.8  3.4 "
 Sep  50.0  60.1  70.2  3.7 "
 Oct  39.0  48.9  58.9  3.4 "
 Nov  30.0  38.4  46.8  3.3 "
 Dec  20.9  28.0  35.2  2.8 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 20's and highs in the low 30's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 10's.

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Cost of Living for Greater Binghamton, NY

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Senior Assistance in Greater Binghamton, NY

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The United Way has a volunteer network with several options for participation.

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