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Ground Broken for B.C.C. Student Housing

Construction is set to start on student housing facilities at SUNY Broome Community College.

Ground has finally been broken on the project that has been hotly debated for over a decade.

School officials have held the contention that having on-site housing will not only enhance the college experience for students, but will also benefit local businesses

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IBM Endicott “Collection” To Be Previewed

An exhibit featuring the history of IBM Endicott will be opening for a public preview on Thursday.

The IBM Collection is going on display at the new Endicott History and Heritage Center on Washington Avenue

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Greek Peak to See Multi-Million Dollar Improvements

The new owners of Greek Peak Ski Resort in Cortland County have high hopes and big plans for the Virgil ski area, water park and lodge.

Marc Stemerman and John Meier say they never had any intention of 'flipping' the property: buying, making a few small fixes and selling it at a profit

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Layoffs May Affect IBM Endicott Workers

As the number of reported IBM layoffs this week continued to grow, there are indications some of those losing their jobs are attached to the company's Endicott operations.

The company, which has its headquarters in Westchester County, will not reveal how many people are being laid off as part of its latest cost-cutting move

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New Flood Recovery Money Possible

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says as much as $500 million could go to communities struggling to recover from recent flooding and to prepare for possible future events.

The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program is expected to be available state-wide, but especially targeted to areas that were heavily damaged by Tropical Storm Lee, Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy

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Downtown Binghamton Complex May Expand

An expansion project is planned for a downtown Binghamton student housing and commercial building.

The Broome County Industrial Development Agency has accepted an application from Alfred Weissman Real Estate for a proposal that could add rooms and possibly businesses to the former HSBC Bank Building at 20 Hawley Street

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Pennsylvania Gas Pad Solar Panels Pilfered

Gas pads around Northeastern Pennsylvania sport solar panel arrays, and now those structures are apparently the latest targets of thieves.

State Police say overnight on May 27th the wires leading to panels at a Shell Gas site on Grover Road in Canton were cut and four panels stolen

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Truckers in New York Being Ticketed if Decals Missing

New York State Police and the state Department of Taxation and Finance are enforcing a new requirement that took effect at the beginning of this year that requires stickers on certain trucks to show the operators have registered to pay the state highway user tax

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National Pipe Preparing Its West Endicott Home

Crews are working long hours as construction continues at the site of the new National Pipe and Plastics factory in the town of Union.

Site preparation began a few months ago and people who live in the West Endicott neighborhood say they continue to see and hear a lot of activity on the property south of Maple Street and west of Mills Avenue

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

SUNY Broome Receives State Training Grant

SUNY Broome Community College will receive nearly $3 million in state funding for manufacturing training courses.

A consortium of schools that included SUNY Broome was awarded $15 million for an initiative to boost the Southern Tier economy

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