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Landslides and Road Closures Follow Twin Tier’s Storm

Debris on roads from downpours May 18-19 has continued to be an issue for motorists and public works crews had to remove rocks and debris from roadway.

Early May 19, Glenwood between Clinton Street and Main Street was blocked off as water continued to stand under the railroad bridge

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Church Destroyed by Fire

Fire destroyed a Vestal church overnight May 18.

The fire at the Grace Lutheran Church was reported between 10 and 10:30 p.m. and crews responding to the scene said flames were shooting through the roof of the structure on Main Street near Hazel Street when they arrived at the scene

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Category: Articles, Local News
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Townsquare Media Photo

World’s Largest Yard Sale Draws Thousands to Fairgrounds

The Thrift With a Twist World's Largest Yard Sale was held Saturday at the Broome County Fairgrounds in Whitney Point. 

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Category: Articles, Local News, News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Florida Firm to Conduct BC Transit Study

Broome County will be paying $80,000 to TransPro Consulting from Tampa, Florida to outline plans to revamp the county’s bus service.

The county legislature has okayed the year-long contract to look into ways to make BC Transit more efficient in both its rate structure and routes

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Executive Deb Preston’s Husband Passes Away

Calling hours were scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. May 19 at Savage Funeral Home on Conklin Avenue for Broome County Executive Debra Preston’s husband, Paul.

According to the obituary announcement, the 81 year old passed away May 16 after battling multiple diseases

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

Chenango County Deputy Remembered 67 Years After Death

A Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputy, who died in the line of duty in 1948 finally has a place on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C.

Deputy Hiram Moore’s name was formally added during the 27th annual Candlelight Vigil May 13 after information obtained from numerous sources, including descendants and historical records, was submitted to the Officers’ Memorial Fund Names Committee last fall

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Attack Planned on Hancock Muslim Community

A former candidate for the U.S. Congress in Tennessee has accepted a plea deal after federal prosecutors say they found he was planning an attack on a mosque and school in a Muslim village in Hancock, New York

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News, News
Photo Courtesy of Justin Falls
Photo Courtesy of Justin Falls

Bearcats KO’d By Fordham in NCAA Softball Tournament

The Binghamton Bearcats were knocked out of the NCAA Softball Tournament Saturday as the Fordham Rams rolled to an 8-0 five-inning mercy-rule victory in Harrisonburg, Va.  That defeat coupled with a 9-1 loss to James Madison on Friday ends Binghamton's post-season one week after the Bearcats won their first ever America East title.

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Drop Shutout Decision in Series Finale

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats handed the Binghamton Mets their first shutout loss of the season Sunday in a 5-0 decision.  The teams split the four-game series at NYSEG Stadium.  After Seth Lugo threw seven shutout innings Chase Huchingson battled control issues and walked four Fisher Cats which led to all five of their runs.

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Category: Articles, Sports
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Gun and Drug Paraphernalia Found in Endicott

New York State Police say a two-week long investigation has turned up a gun, marijuana and drug-related items in Endicott.

Troopers searched a Tracy Street apartment May 15 and say they found a

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News

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