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Cleanup to Continue at Former IBM Endicott Site

State environmental officials say significant progress has been made in cleaning up the chemical contamination around the former IBM Endicott manufacturing site.

The Department of Environmental Conservation provided an update on the remediation project at a public meeting Thursday evening

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Tioga County to Hold Job Fair in Owego

Dozens of businesses are planning to participate in a job fair program in Owego.

Tioga County officials say the event will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Treadway Inn on Route 17C

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Construction on Endicott Project May Start Soon

Site work on a planned $8.5 million residential development in Endicott could get underway in the next few months.

The Skye View Heights project is to be built north of East Franklin Street

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fire Destroys a Popular Hancock Italian Restaurant

Officials are looking into the cause of a massive fire, seven alarm that destroyed a building housing a Hancock Italian restaurant/ pizzeria and a hair salon March 1.

The blaze at the building housing Little Italy II and Uptown Hair Salon on West Main Street broke out at around 12:30 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Town Officials May OK Fracking

Despite Governor Cuomo's announced fracking ban, officials in the town of Windsor are looking to find a way to allow development of natural gas resources.

A report on the website of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg indicates the town plans to adopt its own regulati

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Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Casino Board Moves To Accept Southern Tier Applications

Efforts to obtain state approval for a casino in the Southern Tier may move forward after the Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval to a plan to request new applications.

The panel's action follows a December selection of a plan to establish a casino in the town of Tyre

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Photo: Broome County

Deb Preston Delivers Fourth State of the County Address

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is hoping to move forward development on Airport Road that has been talked about for years.

In her State of the County address, the Republican said the county will break ground this spring to bring water, sewer and utilities to the airport corridor as a step closer to creating a corporate park near the airport

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Binghamton Magic City Icehouse to Come Down in April

The City of Binghamton plans to place an advertisement March 6 asking for bids for the demolition of the old Magic City Ice building on Front Street.

Mayor Richard David says he’s looking forward to no longer having the “dilapidated eyesore” greeting everyone entering the city

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Nursing Home Construction Nearing Completion

A new nursing home is expected to open in Vestal in the next few months.

Construction work on the future Vestal Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sheedy Road is almost finished.

The project began early last year on the 19-acre site just west of Route 26

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Former Front Street Hotel Demolition Moves Forward

The Broome Land Bank has approved demolition of the former Renaissance Plaza on Front Street near the Leroy Street intersection.

The former hotel, then long-term care facility has been vacant for years

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