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Former Binghamton Mayor and Pro-Fracker Involved in a Reported Bar Confrontation

A staunch supporter of natural gas drilling in New York State says he was shoved over three bar stools by anti-fracking supporter and former Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan.

Victor Furman says he filed a police report following the August 20th incident at Davy’s Last Chance Saloon on Route 12 in Chenango Forks in which he and Ryan engaged in another heated exchange about fracking

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal UPS Store Customer Info May Be Compromised

The personal information of some customers of the Vestal UPS Store may have been stolen.

United Parcel Service says a data breach could have compromised information of people who used the store on the Vestal Parkway

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Summer Surprise: Binghamton Gas Prices Fall

Drivers around the Binghamton area have been enjoying lower gasoline prices since the start of summer.

Prices at the pump tend to rise during the warm-weather months but that hasn't been the case this year

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Newman Development Buys University Plaza Interest

Binghamton University Foundation is selling its interest in the University Plaza to a Broome County developer.

In a statement released by Binghamton University, officials say the housing and shopping complex on the Vestal Parkway was sold to Newman Development, which already owned the property and had been leasing it to University Plaza LLC

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Boscov’s Marks Thirty Years In Binghamton

The Binghamton Boscov's department store opened thirty years ago today.

Several thousand people gathered outside the main entrance of the building at Court and Water streets on the morning of August 13, 1984

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino Hearings are Scheduled.

The hearing concerning the possible location of a full-service casino and resort in the region will not be held in Broome or Tioga Counties, two of the proposed sites for a gaming parlor.

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board has scheduled a public hearing for the Eastern Southern Tier region, which also includes the Finger Lakes, for September 24 from 8 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Senator Schumer Wants New Diesel Buses for Broome

Senator Charles Schumer says he wants to get $4 million for Broome County to buy ten new diesel BC Transit buses.

Schumer says diesel buses are cleaner, cutting down on pollution and would replace many buses in the county fleet that have been deemed to be past their useful lifespan

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hearings Set For Downtown Binghamton Store Plan

Binghamton officials will accept public comment on plans related to a proposed downtown Ellis Brothers furniture store.

The project is being pursued in the aftermath of a spring fire that ripped through a landmark Water Street store that had been operated by the Ellis family for decades

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New York Casino License Applications are Online

New York State Gambling Regulators say the applications that have been submitted for up to four casino licenses have been posted online with the financial details that aren't subject to the Open Records Law blocked out

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Federal Money to Help Pay for Broome County Dam Repairs

Close to $3 million is headed to the Southern Tier to help rehabilitate and assess the safety of five dams in the region.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York says the $2.9 million from the U

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