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Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo

People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final decision is made regarding fracking

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New York Tourism Summit in Albany

Business leaders are gathering in the state capitol for a summit to discuss how to boost tourism in New York.

The tourism industry is the 5th largest employer in the state.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the summit will continue his administration's dialogue with business leaders on job creation ideas

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Chenango Street to Remain Mostly Open During Construction

The New York State Department of Transportation will not close Chenango Street in the City of Binghamton during the entire summer construction work on Interstate 81 afterall.

The project was discussed at a meeting of the Northside Neighborhood Assembly

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Gural Isn’t Happy With Casino Referendum Delay

Tioga Downs owner Jeffrey Gural isn't pleased that a public vote on approving upstate gambling casinos may not happen this year.

Governor Cuomo and other state officials now expect a referendum on establishing three casinos probably will have to wait until 2014

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Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel Becoming A DoubleTree

The transition process is almost finished. The Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel is about to turn into a DoubleTree by Hilton.

William "Bud" Nolan is general manager of the downtown hotel on Water Street

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No Changes Reported At SureScan In Endwell

SureScan Corporation -- which for a short time was a subsidiary of Endicott Interconnect Technologies -- is continuing to operate out of a small industrial building in Endwell.

SureScan operations manager James Herard today declined to comment on specifics regarding the company's business when contacted by WNBF News.

Herard said

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Hess Still Exploring Options For Stores

Hess Corporation is continuing to look at a range of possible options for its convenience stores in the Binghamton area and in many other markets in the eastern United States.

Some customers of a Hess Express store on Binghamton's West Side were wondering whether operational changes were about to occur there after they noticed work crews around gasoline pumps in recent days

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NY Business Leader: State Ads Are “Frustrating”

The head of a New York state coalition of business and trade groups says he's hearing plenty of questions about the television commercials people are seeing touting a "New New York."

Unshackle Upstate executive director Brian Sampson says many New York business owners he's spoken with find the message in the ads to be "very frustrating

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Materials Delivered For Binghamton Boscov’s Work

Some of the expected improvement projects at the downtown Binghamton Boscov's department store apparently will be getting underway soon.

Roofing materials were being hoisted by crane to the top of the store at Court and Water streets Tuesday morning

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Photo: Sean Holbert/WNBF News

Tioga State Bank Celebrates Ten Years in Broome County

Tioga State Bank is celebrating ten years of operation in Broome County this week with several events throughout the area.

The week of celebration kicked off Monday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Tioga State Bank's Vestal Parkway location

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