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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton University START-UP NY Application Approved

New York state's economic development agency has given its approval to Binghamton University's application to participate in a program designed to help new or expanding businesses.

Empire State Development has approved the university plan to assist businesses through the START-UP NY initiative

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Environmental Groups Object to Constitution Pipeline Environmental Report

A coalition of environmental groups is formally objecting to a draft environmental impact statement concerning a natural gas delivery pipeline that is proposed to run 124 miles through parts of the Southern Tier and Central New Yorkto transport gas from fields in Pennsylvania to parts of the northeast

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Asteelflash Owego Announces Planned Layoffs

A major Tioga County employer has advised the state Department of Labor that it intends to reduce its workforce.

Asteelflash has filed a plant layoff notice indicating 34 people will be affected at its facility on Route 38, just north of the village of Owego

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Proposed Binghamton Casino Site is Revealed

Two Binghamton brothers who have expressed interest in developing a casino resort in the Southern Tier are finally revealing details of their plans.

While Tioga Downs and Traditions at the Glen have been actively campaigning to gain support for the award of a gaming license, little has been heard from Vista Hospitality Group

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Greater Binghamton Airport [flybgm.com]

United Airlines Will Offer New Service to Newark From Binghamton

Officials at the Greater Binghamton Airport say some new flights to the New York City area are being added in the upcoming weeks.

Officials say United Airlines will have three flights going from Broome County to the Newark Liberty International Airport

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

Binghamton’s Restaurant Week is Here

Binghamton’s 9th Restaurant Week is underway and continues through April 10.

Residents get to try selected lunch and dinner menu items at participating restaurants at a reduced cost.

In addition to diners enjoying a bargain, the week benefits local charities including the Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton and the VINES program

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New York Gets an On-Time Budget

New York State has a new budget in place, on time again for the fourth straight year.

The ledger provides tax relief to homeowners and corporations and expands pre-kindergarten programs across the state

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino Bids Are Now Being Accepted

New York State’s new Gaming Commission Facility Location Board is starting to take bids now for four privately owned casinos to be sited outside of New York City and off Native American land.

Voters in November approved Las Vegas-style gambling for casinos in the Albany area, the Catskills and the Southern Tier

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Police Warn Pedestrians of Recent Assaults

City of Binghamton Police are cautioning people to be aware of their surroundings when walking at night.

The caution comes after two teens were arrested in connection with several robberies and assaults downtown and on the west side over the past few days

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