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Endicott Plaza Still Empty Two Years After Flood

A once-bustling shopping center in the village of Endicott remains vacant more than two years after its one remaining store was closed by the big flood.

The owners of the old Endicott Plaza had expected Kmart would reopen its store following the September 2011 flood

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Crumbling Building Prompts Binghamton Sidewalk Closure

A section of a downtown Binghamton sidewalk has been barricaded after chunks of cement fell from the roof area of a vacant office building.

The one-time bank at 95 Court Street is unoccupied now, although up until a few years ago it housed the corporate business offices of Crowley Foods

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Delhi Teen Charged With Reckless Endangerment

A 16-year-old Delaware County boy faces a felony charge following a police pursuit.

Authorities say Wade Armstrong of Delhi was arrested Wednesday after state police received a report of an unauthorized use of a vehicle

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Gander Mountain Will Return to Johnson City

Bob Joseph/WNBF NewsA national sporting goods chain is reopening in Broome County after its large store on Harry L. Drive in Johnson City was destroyed in the 2011 flood.

Gander Mountain Chairman and CEO, David Pratt says the company is thrilled to be returning to the Greater Binghamton Area to serve customers in Broome County and surrounding communities

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Meeting To Highlight IBM Health Study

Federal health experts will present results of an IBM worker health study at an Endicott meeting.

Thursday evening's session will be at the First United Methodist Church at 53 McKinley Avenue. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30

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Binghamton Area Propane Supplies Appear OK – For Now

Propane for home heating is in high demand as cold weather continues in the Northeast and across much of the nation.

Although propane fuel supplies in the Binghamton area appear to be adequate at the moment, local energy company managers are keeping a close watch on weather forecasts

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Local Leaders Review the New York State Budget Proposal

 

Southern Tier leaders are going over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $137.2 billion budget proposal presented yesterday. 

State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton says one of the biggest issues he’s concerned about is the amount of state aid that is earmarked for Southern Tier schools.

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Vestal Flood Buyout Homes to be Torn Down

In Vestal, the most heavily damaged homes from 2011’s Tropical Storm are to be torn down over the next few days.

Town Supervisor John Schaffer says the properties that have been deemed unsafe to enter are the first to go under a Federal Emergency Management Agency buyout program

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New York Crappie Derby Tournament is Postponed

The 2014 Almost Annual New York State Crappie Derby in Broome County will not be held this month after all.

Organizers say due to the up and down temperatures over the past few weeks, the ice on Whitney Point Lake is not expected to be thick enough to support the thousands of people who turn out for the ice fishing tournament, so the event is postponed but not canceled

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West Endicott PVC Factory Nearing Completion

Work is continuing on the new manufacturing facility for National Pipe and Plastics in the town of Union.

The company - which makes polyvinyl chloride pipe - is planning to move from its existing factory in Vestal

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