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New York Growers Asked to Look for the Leek Moth

Cornell Cooperative Extension associations of Northern New York are asking growers to report any evidence of the destructive leek moth.

The moth is a pest with a taste for onions, garlic, chives, shallots, leeks and other Alliums

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Fire Destroys Hancock Restaurant

Delaware County Fire Investigators and Fire Coordinators in the region are looking into the cause of a blaze at a popular Delaware County restaurant that destroyed the business.

Firefighters from at least a half dozen companies in Delaware County, N

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Kathy Whyte Photo

Optimism on Both Sides of the Frack Debate

Southern Tier and Central, New York factions both for and against fracking are applauding the announcement that the New York State Court of Appeals will review the case against the Towns of Dryden and Middlefield

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Gas Prices Rising Again

Pump prices are increasing at gas stations around the Binghamton area as the Labor Day weekend approaches.

While the cost of a gallon of regular is about three cents higher than a week ago, local prices still are about 14 cents a gallon lower than one year ago

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Senators to Show Off Arena Improvements

The Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Downtown Binghamton has undergone some major renovations during the summer, and the Binghamton Senators are eager to let fans see those improvements.

The work cost $2

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin Eliminates Jobs

There have been additional job cuts at the Press & Sun-Bulletin.

The newspaper, owned by Virginia-based Gannett Company, has drastically reduced its workforce over the past three decades.

In a statement in Wednesday's edition, president and publisher Sherman Bodner said all of those who were laid off were "valuable to our organization." H

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Washington Post: The Story Of IBM-Endicott

The tale of what's happened to Endicott in the three decades since IBM began to dismantle its operations at the company's birthplace is front page news in the nation's capital.

Tuesday's Washington Post recounts the story with the headline: "Company town's decline reflects new mantra: Shareholders first."

The

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Fracking Rallies Held As Obama Visits

People on both sides of the fracking controversy gathered in Broome County to express their views as President Barack Obama brought his bus tour to the Binghamton area.

On the Binghamton University campus, hundreds of activists opposed to high-volume hydraulic fracturing held a rally under tight security

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Photo by Kathy Whyte/ WNBF

New Weight Restrictions for Pennsylvania Bridges

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking to ease the strain on and lengthen the lives of aging bridges around the state.

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch has authorized the addition or changes to weight restrictions on about 1,000 structurally deficient bridges state-wide

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Rallies For And Against Fracking

President Obama is scheduled to be in Broome County Friday and those who support and oppose high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas are ready to rally.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has yet to decide on allowing fracking in New York state, is not expected to be with the president during his Binghamton University appearance

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