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Bob hosts WNBF's Binghamton Now program and reports the latest regional news. Bob's a life-long resident of the Southern Tier. He's pleased to call the Binghamton area his home.
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Broome Arena Naming Rights Yet To Be Awarded

Three months after the bidding deadline, the naming rights to the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena have not been sold.

County officials in October announced a plan to solicit bids to rename the 40-year-old downtown Binghamton facility

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Universal Lays Off 19 People At Conklin Site

Universal Instruments has reduced its Broome County workforce.

The company, which makes equipment for electronics manufacturers, laid off 19 people from its Conklin facility.

Human resources director John DeSousa says this is the first local workforce adjustment since 2009

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Binghamton Cold Snap Coming To An End

After an unusually chilly month, Twin Tiers residents can expect a break from the brutally cold conditions over the next few days.

The National Weather Service at Binghamton is forecasting three consecutive days with high temperatures above freezing

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Glen Aubrey Fire Treasurer Accused Of Theft

A Whitney Point woman has been accused of stealing about $30,000 from a northern Broome County fire department.

Authorities say 58-year-old Terry Gow was taken into custody Wednesday.

According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, Gow allegedly embezzled the money while she was treasurer of the Glen Aubrey Fire Company

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Broome Sheriff Running For Re-election

David Harder has been working for the Broome County Sheriff's Office for a half-century and he wants to continue.

The 71-year-old sheriff has announced he'll seek another four-year term.

Harder, who became the county sheriff in 1999, marked his fiftieth anniversary with the agency four weeks ago

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Broome County Launches Natural Gas Website

Broome County government has developed a website billed as a "natural gas resource guide."

According to County Executive Debra Preston's office, the guide provides a comprehensive look at natural gas-related information and services.

In a statement, Preston said the website is meant to "answer people's questions about t

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David To Appoint Binghamton City Court Judge

A Binghamton City Court judge has announced she intends to retire this spring, so Mayor Richard David has started to look for qualified candidates to fill the position.

David says he was notified earlier this month that Judge Mary Anne Lehmann's retirement is to be effective on April 4

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Second Arrest In Binghamton West Side Burglaries

Another suspect has been charged with a pair of burglaries at a Binghamton residence on Christmas Day and earlier this month.

Authorities say 18-year-old Jaquan Norman of Binghamton was arrested in connection with the incidents on Thorp Street

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