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Susquehanna County Road Construction Update

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, “PennDOT”, says progress has been moving forward quickly on road projects in Susquehanna County.  PennDOT Susquehanna County Manger, Bob Thorne was on hand for a roadside news conference and said work is nearing completion on a 15 mile stretch of State Route 706

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Tioga County Approves Sparklers

New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July may be a little louder in Tioga County.

The legislature has unanimously approved a local law to allow the use of sparklers and small fireworks.

33 counties in New York State now have limited fireworks approval following a relaxing of a state law

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Louie G. Townsquare Media photo

Little Southern Tier Storm Damage

Little or no damage is being reported in the Greater Binghamton area following strong thunderstorms July 14.

Chenango County Emergency Services Dispatchers reported some trees down but no serious problems while Broome and Tioga Counties had no reports of issues

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Two Hurt in Downtown Binghamton Crash

One block of a busy downtown street was closed following a multi-vehicle crashJuly 14.

The collision occurred on State Street - just south of Court Street - about 3:45 p.m.

City police say two people were injured in the crash involving a car, pickup truck and a van

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

BU Winning Team Looks to Trim Runway Obstructions

A team of Binghamton University students has place first in a national competition with an automated system to address trees and other plants that create runway obstructions.

The team says aviation obstructions like buildings and towers are permanent and documented, but fast-growing plants are not

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Year-Round Farmers’ Market Planned in Broome

Broome County may soon have a year-round farmer’s market in the Town of Dickinson.

The Town is reviewing the plans but the proposal looks to locate the market behind Cornell Cooperative Extension on Upper Front Street

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton & Endicott to Develop Microgrid Technology

Binghamton is one of 80 cities selected by the state to get funding for studying microgrids.

A microgrid is a smaller, separate power system aside from the main power grid that could keep power on to essential services like police and fire in an emergency

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Two Johnson City Residents Hurt in Cayuga Lake Accident

A Johnson City man, who is a member of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit, is recovering from injuries suffered in a boating accident on Cayuga Lake in Seneca County.

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says 45 year old Daniel Balmer was operating the boat when he failed to see a fixed object in the water the night of July 12 in the area of Sheldrake Point in Ovid

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego CVS Robber Sentenced

Officials say an Attica man, accused of robbing the CVS Pharmacy in Owego of hydrocodone and money at knifepoint in February of 2013 is to spend 15 years in New York State Prison.

64 year old John Maloski pleaded guilty in May to felony robbery

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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Photo: Getty Images

Woman Killed by Train in Hallstead Pennsylvania

Authorities in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania say a woman committed suicide by train in Hallstead July 13.

Pennsylvania State Police have released few details, including the identity of the woman, but it is known the woman was walking or standing on the tracks when she was hit by the train at around quarter 7:18 a

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