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Broome Seeks Comment On Secondhand Dealer Law

Broome County lawmakers are accepting public comment on a proposal to regulate so-called "secondhand dealers."

Local police officials have said the plan would help track stolen items.

When the proposed rules were announced, law enforcement agency representatives said the law would make it tougher for people to quickly sell someone else's property for drug money

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Closing Time For Two Broome Weis Markets Stores

Operations are winding down at two Weis Markets stores in Broome County.

In May, the Pennsylvania-based supermarket chain announced plans to close stores on Main Street on Binghamton's West Side and on Harry L Drive in Johnson City

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fire-Damaged Binghamton Building To Be Demolished

The city of Binghamton is moving to hire a contractor to tear down what's left of a building wrecked by an arson fire several weeks ago.

The old All Around Building Supplies site on Brown Street had been vacant for years

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NYSEG Explores New Damage Assessment Possibility

New York State Electric and Gas is teaming with Lockheed Martin locally to test some new video imaging from the air that could help in fixing storm damage to NYSEG systems in the future.

NYSEG says an assessment will be done into the idea of utilizing a low-flying helicopter, using video imaging, to collect information on damage to electricity delivery systems following storms

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Chenango Gets a Multi-Million Dollar Flood Grant

The Town of Chenango is looking for suggestions on how to use three million dollars through the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to limit future flood damage.

The first meeting to talk about the grant program was held in the Town July 16

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No Date Set For Binghamton Pizza Shop Reopening

A downtown Binghamton pizza restaurant remains closed weeks after a neighboring fire-damaged building was demolished.

Nirchi's Pizza on Water Street was shut down for about a week after the April 30 blaze at the Ellis Brothers furniture building

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Roof Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Binghamton Hotel

The Holiday Inn on Hawley Street in downtown Binghamton was evacuated this afternoon after a small fire broke out on a roof next to the main hotel building.

The blaze was reported shortly after two o'clock

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Two Gas Lawsuits Are Dismissed

Another legal challenge to the delay in a decision on whether natural gas drilling should be allowed in New York State is sunk.

A State Judge has dismissed two lawsuits filed by the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York and the trustee of the estate of Norse Energy, which went bankrupt during the on-going moratorium

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Changes Considered For Johnson City Post Office

People who use a small neighborhood post office in Johnson City are concerned about its future.

The United States Postal Service is evaluating operations of the Bible School Park post office, which is located on the Davis College campus off Riverside Drive

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West Endicott Residents May Fight PVC Pipe Plant

Some people who live near a recently-opened town of Union factory that makes PVC pipe products are contemplating legal action because of ongoing concerns about the operation.

Angry neighbors of the National Pipe and Plastics facility in West Endicott met Wednesday evening at the George F

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