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The controversial bidding process for expansion of the Broome County Jail is producing no new results. 

The County Executive's office had wanted to expedite the process by moving to waive the competitive bidding process. The

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NYSEG & RG&E Warn of Bill-Paying Scams

New York State Electric and Gas and Rochester Gas and Electric are warning customers about bill payment scams.

The utilities say they continues to learn about fraudulent activities where customers are contacted by email, phone or in person and asked to pay current or past due charges

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Kirkwood Book Warehouse to Close

 

A large book warehouse in Broome County is closing. 

Officials have announced the Penguin Random House distribution center in Kirkwood will be closed by June of next year. 

The move comes as the company consolidates after Penguin merged with Random House last year. 

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Endicott Residents Are Told Leachate Release Into River is Safe

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsEndicott residents are being assured that leachate that is being treated at i-3 Electronics on the Huron campus and then released into the Susquehanna River near Union Endicott High School is safe

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The “Binghamton Now” Fracking Debate [AUDIO]

Listen to the discussion on high-volume hyrdraulic fracturing as Vera Scroggins and Victor Furman joined Bob Joseph on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

The conversation was broadcast live on February 6, 2014.

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Binghamton Consulting Jobs to be Cut

 

A Dallas-based company that operates in Downtown Binghamton is letting 171 local workers go in a downsizing move.

 

SourceCorp has filed a notification of job cuts with New York State Labor Department officials. 

Wo

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Man Charged With Arson In Norwich Blaze

An arrest has been made in connection with a fire at a town of Norwich storage facility that destroyed Toys for Tots donations and thousands of dollars worth of other items.

Authorities say 25-year-old Michael Golotty has been charged with felony arson and burglary

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Aero Products, Norwich to Close

Employees of Aero Products in Norwich are being told the Chenango County operations will cease in 2015.

The plant is part of Esterline Corporation of Bellevue, Washington that produces sensors and other systems for the defense and aerospace industries

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Broome Arena Naming Rights Yet To Be Awarded

Three months after the bidding deadline, the naming rights to the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena have not been sold.

County officials in October announced a plan to solicit bids to rename the 40-year-old downtown Binghamton facility

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Restrictions Eased to Get Home Heating Fuel to Pa. Residents

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has extended a temporary waiver on the hours of service restrictions regarding the delivery of oil and propane for home heating systems.

PennDOT says the extension is in reaction to the prolonged harsh winter conditions

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