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Champion Speedway Owner Charged With 34 Felony Counts

The owner of Champion Speedway in Owego, 37 year old Jason Bonsignore of Rochester, is charged with over two dozen counts of offering a false instrument for filing under the New York State Penal Law

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Johnson City to Improve Its Streetscape

Officials in the Village of Johnson City are talking about the appearance of the Center Village district following the receipt of a $10,000 award for streetscape design.

The Village competed against Endicott and the Town of Union for a chance to improve the appearance of storefronts on Main Street

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Photo by Kathy Whyte WNBF

Busy Time for the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce

Tioga County Chamber of Commerce President, Martha Sauerbrey, Speaking on the August 9 edition of the local weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, says the chamber is always busy but now has several events planned for the next couple months

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Southern Tier Schools Left Out of Yogurt Pilot Program

Schools in the Southern Tier are apparently not included in recently announced plans to serve New York State produced Greek-style yogurt in public schools.

BOCES officials in Broome County say they were recently informed that the local districts in the system are not included in the pilot program that had been touted by U

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

High-Tech Innovation Hot-Spot Proposed for Binghamton, Corning & Ithaca

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council is looking at establishing a sort of development-triangle with points in Binghamton, Ithaca and Corning to help spark new business in the region

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Photo by Kathy Whyte

Chesapeake Energy to Drop Cheap Gas Lease Extensions

Landowners in Broome and Tioga counties who challenged Chesapeake Energy's move to extend gas leases on their properties without re-negotiating the terms may soon be out of those leases.

The landowners' attorneys say Chesapeake has sent a letter indicating it will drop the legal challenge to force the property owners to accept the indefinite extension of leases at the originally negotiated price which is much lower that rates that were negotiated with other landowners at later dates

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Start-Up NY Could Cost New York Millions

A new budget projection suggests the job incentive program being shopped around New York State by Governor Andrew Cuomo could end up costing the state hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

IBM Workers Facing Furloughs, Pay Cuts

The tough times are continuing for IBM employees in the United States.

The Westchester-based company known as "Big Blue" says most workers in the hardware division will have to take a week off with reduced pay

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Turkeys Shot on Bradford County, Pennsylvania Farm

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a suspect in the killing of over a half dozen domesticated turkeys at a farm in Bradford County.

Troopers say between midnight and 7 a.m. August 3, someone entered a property on Hullet Road in Litchfield Township and shot nine turkeys in the head with what appeared to be a pellet gun

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Lockheed Martin Layoffs Include Owego Site

August 15th is to be the last day on the job for 25 Lockheed Martin workers in Owego. Over 100 more jobs are to be cut in Salina.

The company has sent out layoff notices to 367 employees in the United States across its Mission Systems and Training division

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