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Broome County Men Allegedly Stole and Sold Scrap

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsTwo Broome County men are accused of stealing scrap metal from a Conklin business and selling it at Weitsman’s Scrap Yard in the City of Binghamton.

 

Police say 30 year old Donald Turner of Binghamton and 28 year old Matthew Edwards of Endicott are charged with criminal possession of stolen property.

 

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fresh Cider Series is Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

Young people in the Southern Tier have a chance to learn about all aspects of the theater during the Cider Mill Playhouse's 'Fresh Cider' series.

Appearing on the June 6 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Cider Mill Playhouse Executive & Artistic Director Gail King Belokur talks about the various workshops being held this summer for students ranging in age from 7-17 and an upcoming session, to be announced, that will be geared to college students through adults.

Belokur

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

A Second Southern Tier Casino Bid is Closer

It appears a developer who was unsuccessful in being chosen for a casino license in Schoharie County may submit a bid to challenge Tioga Downs for a casino in the Southern Tier.

According to reports in the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin, Jeffry Hyman is looking to develop a former industrial site off the Brandywine Highway in the City of Binghamton. The are

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Free Summer Meals for Children Offered in Tioga County

Children in the area of the Owego/Apalachin School district will be able to eat breakfast and lunch weekdays during the summer for free.

The district is offering the program at the Common Ground Community Center June 29-August 21

Owego-Apalachin Middle School June 29-August 21

East Waverly Park June 29-July 31

Apalachin Elementary School June 29-August 21

Spencer Fire Department July 6-August 14

Newark Valley Middle School July 14-Aigist 5, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Richford Town Hall, lunch only, July 6-August 12

Breakfast will be available 8:30-9:30 a

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Category: Articles, Health, Local News
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New York’s Senate Advocates for Animals

The New York State is putting a bite on crimes against animals.

Albany went to the dogs, and cats, and birds and other pets June 3 as the Senate held its annual Animal Advocacy Day.

The Senate passed a number of measures:

* Double the jail time for people who commit acts of cruelty to animals in front of children to four years

* Double the maximum fine of misdemeanor abandonment of animals to $2,000

* make the theft of a pet a felony grand larceny offense

* increase the penalties for leaving a companion animal in a vehicle in extreme hot or cold temperatures with a first offense a fine of $250-$500 and $500-$1,000 for repeat offenses

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Legislator Calls for a Meth Lab Database

A Broome County legislator says the Sheriff’s Office and Health Department should develop a database that shows all known meth lab activity in the county.

Democrat Jason Garnar says he’s noticed an increase in reports of methamphetamine manufacturing operations uncovered in the area recently

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