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    In Memoriam: Jeffrey Cooper

    It is with great sadness to report that Jeffrey V. Cooper, Certified Gas Welder in Cortland, has died. Jeff had been a gas pipeline welder for many years before starting with NYSEG at the Ithaca office in 2001. He easily went through the gas progression program and became a certified welder in 2003...

  • Merry Christmas: What Brotherhood means to me

    A Special Christmas Message from Leo Yanez, Business Manager   Brothers and Sisters, the holidays are rolling in and there is no place to hide, so be out there and enjoy it.  I want to thank you for making me a part of your lives and I want to thank you for allowing me to be your Brother.   I would...

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    PSC: GOVERNOR’S ENERGY HIGHWAY GAINS MOMENTUM

    STATE OF NEW YORK Public Service Commission PRESS RELEASE dps.ny.gov   GOVERNOR’S ENERGY HIGHWAY GAINS MOMENTUM New Transmission Projects, Power Plant Planning & Gas Distribution Expansion   Albany, NY—The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today took action on three items...

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    Fund for the Dale Crout Family

    Iberdrola USA will match, dollar for dollar, any monetary donations made to a fund set up for Dale’s family. In the Elmira District, we will co-ordinate donations through the Line Dept. Please leave your donation with Kathy or JoAnn. Cash or checks, made out to Brenda Crout, will be forwarded to HR...

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    Local 83 working hard to restore power!

    Power Restoration: Local 83 Leading the Way November 8, 2012 Our thoughts and prayers go to the victims of Sandy. The membership of the IBEW Local 83 continue to work on the restoration process, committed to the customers we serve.  Trough great sacrifice, dealing with adverse weather conditions...

  • Victory

    Dear Brothers and Sisters We have achieved victory last night, it was a hard battle. This is a victory for the Labor Movement and for Unions across the country. This will give us a break and a chance to educate and send our message to the rest of the Nation, specially to the "right to work" States...

  • Romney's anti-union agenda beaten at the polls

    Organized Labor turns out in record numbers to give Obama another term.  From Florida to North Dakota, IBEW members and their families helped make the difference on Election Day, from reelecting Barack Obama and Joe Biden to a second term to helping pro-worker candidates win seats in Congress. Says...

  • Be at the table and not on the menu

    Now that the Summer is officially over, our thoughts and senses gravitate towards the the Fall season. Football, warm cider, the smell of fresh baked home made apple pie, and the sounds of dry leaves under our feet in the clean crisp morning air.   Here in the union office work still goes on at a...

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    Workers Stand for America Rally in Philly: August 11th

    Business Agent Don Tuttel will be working with all the Unit leadership and helping to coordinate car pools and caravans down to Philadelphia. Drivers will be reimbursed for gas and tolls, and t-shirts will be provided to all members and their family who attend. We will ALL meet at the Mann Music...

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    Elmira Tornado: Local 83 answers the call

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Power lines and trees were toppled and hospitals were placed on disaster alert but there were no reports of injuries after a possible tornado hit the city of Elmira Thursday afternoon, Chemung County Office of Fire and Emergency Management spokeswoman Karen Miner said.   A state...

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    The 12th Annual Scholarship Awards Program

    Local 83 of the IBEW will make eight (8) $500 cash awards to eight (8) students who are dependents of members in good standing of Local 83. These awards are to be used to further the student’s education. The winners will be chosen by a drawing at the travel union meeting on October 3, 2012. In...

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    Solidarity Clambake Benefit for Matthew Vimislik

    Saturday, August 4th  12 noon to 5 pm   Mountain Top Grove 534 Hance Road in Binghamton Tickets $45 per Adult $25 for kids 5 to 11 4 and under are Free Tickets are available to the IBEW 325 Union Hall located at 24 Emma Street in Binghamton. (607) 797-1919   Join in for some clams, shrimp, steak...

  • Vote your values & educate your neighbors

    June 13, 2012. We are at the halfway point in 2012 and there are still many challenges ahead of us. This being an election year, all of us are subjected to news and promises from politicians. As members of a Brotherhood we have to listen, not only to what the politicians are saying, but more...

  • May is Electrical Safety Month

    Message from Local 83 IBEW Business Manager Leo Yanez   With the recent Workers Memorial Day behind us, we now enter into May and re-energize ourselves to be safe. May is Electrical Safety Month, where we remind ourselves and our nieghbors of the dangers of working with and around electricity.  It...

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    Workers Memorial Day: Safe Jobs Save Lives!

    This Saturday we are honoring one of our own.  Sadly in 2006, we had a fatality in Plattsburgh. Local 83 member Timothy Pellerin, a 1st class line mechanic - came into contact with power lines and lost his life on June 27th. He left behind a family and his dad was a line mechanic as well. I...

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    Local 83 is on facebook!

    We just officially launched our official facebook page and within the first 24 hrs. so far a lot of people like the idea. This will be a great tool for info at a glance, just remember that this is not going to replace our Union meetings. Important information will only be at the regular monthly...

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