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Gas Sites Fires Are Investigated in New York and Pennsylvania

 

Pennsylvania State Police say they are investigating an electrical fire at a Chesapeake Gas pad site in Susquehanna County.

Officials say the blaze was reported at around 1:30 a.m. January 8 in Auburn Township at a trailer that was located away from actual drilling operations. 

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Governor Cuomo Puts Upstate Casino Development on the Fast Track

 

In his State of the State message, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says applications for new casinos, including in the Southern Tier, will be accepted in March with bids due by June and construction starting in the fall.

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Binghamton Student Parking Proposal is Stalled

 

City of Binghamton awmakers are taking more time to evaluate a request to allow student parking at the Collier Street parking garage made by Alfred Weissman Real Estate of New Jersey, which is developing upscale apartments on Hawley Street across from City Hall. 

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Traditions at the Glen Casino Proposal to be Discussed

The Broome County Environmental Management Council is hearing more details about a proposed casino at Traditions at the Glen in the Town of Union.

The proposal calls for development of a casino, food and retail shops, hotel and parking and a new, four-story building off Watson Boulevard

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IBM Endicott Health Study Shows Mixed Results

 

A study of the health of former IBM Endicott employees is largely inconclusive. 

For a long time there has been talk of an high incidence of cancer in IBM employees in Broome county but a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study found that the total number of deaths from all causes and all cancers were lower than what would be expected in the general population but deaths from specific cancers including Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Mesothelioma, and rectal and testicular cancers were more frequent.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF

Broome County Plans DMV Move

Broome County is looking to move the Department of Motor Vehicles office from Clinton Street in the First Ward to the Intermodal Transportation Hub in Downtown Binghamton.

The County is advertising to hire a commercial real estate agent to sell the DMV site at 181-185 Clinton Street

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Wegman’s Johnson City Liquor Store Development Challenged

A Johnson City liquor store owner is fighting the opening of a massive competitor just yards west on Harry L. Drive.

Chenango Wine and Liquor LLC owner, Richard Vlasik filed a petition in Supreme Court in Broome County December 30 challenging the state’s approval of a liquor license for an over 15-thousand square foot liquor store adjacent to Wegman’s Supermarket across from the Oakdale Mall

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Winter Storm Freezes Twin Tiers

 

Weather conditions are gradually improving across the region as far as snowfall is concerned but the second punch of the first winter storm of 2014 is moving in. 

As the front moves eastward and snow diminishes, winds are coming into play, gusting up to 25 miles an hour and pushing wind chills to as low as -35. The

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Binghamton Receives Flood Prevention Grant

 

The Stewart and Willma Hoyt Foundation is providing a $48,500 grant to help establish the Green Stormwater and Landscapinig Matching Fund in the City of Binghamton. 

Businesses and homeowners can apply for money in the spring to cover half the cost, up to $5,000, to replace pavement in driveways and parking areas with permeable pavers that allow water to drain and reduces flooding potential. 

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Broadband Internet Coming to Upstate New York

 

New York State is spreading $14.5 million around to nine counties outside of New York City to improve high-speed internet in areas where it’s currently not available.

Officials in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office says the projects involve putting in 614 miles of fiber cable to connect around 29,000 residents and 2,000 businesses to the internet.

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