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Broome Receives Offer For Former DMV Building

Broome County has received an offer to purchase the Binghamton building that had been the site of a DMV office for more than a decade.

The office in the city's First Ward closed in mid-January

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Lupardo Pushes For Hemp Research In New York

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is working to lay the groundwork to allow hemp to be grown in New York state.

Lupardo, an Endwell Democrat, says she has introduced a bill that would set the framework for establishing a hemp industry in the state

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i3 Electronics In Endicott Selling Excess Inventory

An Endicott-based electronics manufacturing firm is seeking to sell what it bills as "excess inventory."

The successor to Endicott Interconnect Technologies - i3 Electronics - has posted a five-page list on its website offering thousands of items the company no longer needs

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12-Story Tower Proposed For Downtown Binghamton Site

Three prospective developers have submitted proposals for a city-owned site in the center of downtown Binghamton.

Mayor Richard David says two local parties and one from New Jersey have outlined plans for the property at the southeast corner of Court and State streets

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One Southern Tier Casino Contender Drops Bid

The field of players looking to land one of four Upstate New York casino licenses is changing days before the deadline for filing a $1 million dollar application fee.

April 21, Vista Hospitality in Binghamton said it would drop its bid for the Southern Tier license, leaving Tioga Downs in Nichols, Traditions at the Glen in the Town of Union and mall developer Wilmorite of Rochester, that is proposing its resort in Seneca County, still in the running

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Tioga Downs Ups the Ante in its Casino License Bid

Tioga Downs is planning a partnership with the Tioga Country Club in Nichols in its bid to win a license to operate a full-service casino that includes table games.

Tioga Downs President Tom Osiecki says the racino plans to spend three million dollars to build a new club house at the 18 hole golf course and has signed a 99-year lease option with the facility

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Binghamton Housing Complex To Open In August

A downtown Binghamton project that could house nearly 200 people should be ready for occupancy in about four months.

The University Lofts complex at Court and Chenango streets will have 79 units of various sizes

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Binghamton Farmers’ Market Seeks Vendors

The Downtown Binghamton Farmers’ Market is looking for vendors for the season.

A meeting for possible vendors is scheduled for 1 p.m. April 28 at Cornell Cooperative Extension on Upper Front Street in the Town of Dickinson

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A Tax Break is Granted for Vestal Student Housing Expansion

A planned student housing project in Vestal will be getting a break on taxes.

The Broome County Industrial Development Agency has unanimously given the okay for a payment in lieu of taxes, or 'PILOT' agreement worth over $17 million for Metroplex at UP

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NYSEG: April Electricity Bills May Be 20% Higher

Thousands of NYSEG electric customers across New York State should be prepared for higher bills in April.

The utility is warning customers that the bill for a "typical residential electricity customer" in April may be about 15 to 20 percent higher than last month's bill

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