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Norfolk Southern Purchase of D&H Line Approved

Federal regulators have approved Norfolk Southern's purchase of nearly 300 miles of rail line now owned by Delaware and Hudson Railway in New York and Pennsylvania.

The $217 million sale has been given the green light by the United States Surface Transportation Board

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Willow Point Nursing Home Forum to Be Held

A public forum on the future of Broome County's Willow Point Nursing Home will be held in Johnson City Tuesday.

The session, organized by the Southern Tier chapter of Citizen Action of New York, will allow county residents to discuss concerns they have regarding the Vestal facility

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Salmonella Concern Prompts Dog Food Recall

Federal regulators have announced the recall of thousands of pounds of dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

The dog food affected was sold by OC Raw Dog of California in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

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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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Binghamton Big Lots Plaza Could Collapse

Broome County and City of Binghamton officials are being told the former Big Lots plaza should be condemned due to significant structural deterioration.

A survey conducted last month by Delta engineers reported the plaza is at risk of collapse

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Fines Urged for Waverly Research Animal Breeder

A complaint has been filed against a Waverly company that breeds dogs and cats for research purposes.
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation NOW is seeking federal fines and revocation of Liberty Research Incorporated’s license to breed animals

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Owego Businessman Admits Improperly Handling Hazardous Waste

An Owego man is to be sentenced in September after pleading guilty to treating, storing and disposing of hazardous waste without a permit.

Federal prosecutors say 46 year old Brian Davis is the owner of Large Car LLC, which installs and removes old industrial plating equipment for re-use or recycling

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New York State Final Fracking Review Released

A final review by New York State environmental regulators says fracking has the potential to be just too dangerous to be allowed in the state.

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the next step following the May 13 release of its Final Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement is the issuing, in 10 days, its legally binding findings statement that officially would put the ban on fracking in place

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Magic City Ice Co. Demolition Begins

Demolition is underway on a building that has long been considered an eyesore right at the northern gateway to the City of Binghamton.

The Magic City Ice Company, formerly Cutler Ice on Front Street is being razed

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Binghamton Housing Rehabilitation Work Underway

Nearly a dozen dilapidated houses in Binghamton's First Ward are being renovated as part of a project financed through federal and state funds.

The structures being gutted and repaired are on Front Street, Meadow Street and Spring Forest Avenue

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