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Johnson City Site Chosen For Pharmacy School

Binghamton University's planned pharmacy school is to be constructed on a Corliss Avenue property in Johnson City.

State and university officials today revealed the school will be located on a five-and-a-half acre site one block south of Main Street

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Split Opinion on the Tyre Casino Proposal, General Support for Broome & Tioga

Attendees to the last public hearing on the placement of full-service casinos in New York State say the most visible factions at the session in Ithaca were those for or against the proposal by Wilmorite Corporation for Lago Resort and Casino in Tyre, New York in Seneca County

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Pepsi Pulling Plug On Binghamton Warehouse

Pepsi Beverages Company will lay off 74 people when it closes its warehouse operation on Binghamton's East Side.

The Broad Avenue facility is scheduled to close by November 15.

Pepsi filed a notice announcing the job cuts with the New York State Department of Labor

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino License Hearings Begin

New York’s Casino License Board begins taking public comment on proposals for four possible full-service casino licenses in the state this week. The Gaming Facility Location Board hosts its first meeting in Albany

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

The Southern Tier Casino Debate Continues

Plenty of comments have been made but no vote yet in the Town of Union on a proposal to develop a resort and casino at Traditions at the Glen.

The Town Board had a public hearing at which 18 people gave comments for about 40 minutes

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Kirkwood Natural Gas Fuel Station Operational

A natural gas fueling station in the town of Kirkwood has opened for public use.

The facility is being touted as the first such station in Broome County.

The station on Barlow Road is located just off Upper Court Street and is near an Interstate 81 interchange

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Columbia Gas Building Torn Down

The old Columbia Gas building that stood for decades at Court and Liberty streets in Binghamton has been demolished.

The three-story 23,000-square-foot structure had been empty for years.

The building was acquired by New York State Electric and Gas when it took on natural gas customers served by Columbia Gas

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Broome’s Flood Mitigation Plan to be Discussed

Broome County is holding a public meeting to discuss the flood mitigation plan being developed by the county Planning Department.

The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. September 17 at Cornell Cooperative Extension on Front Street in the Town of Dickinson

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Downtown Binghamton Hotel May Not Reopen

The Grand Royale Hotel in downtown Binghamton is still closed and apparently isn't going to reopen.

The hotel - with entrances on State and Collier streets - shut down operations last December 21

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West Endicott Residents May Sue National Pipe

Dozens of town of Union residents are threatening to go to court in their ongoing battle with a company that makes polyvinyl chloride pipe products.

National Pipe and Plastics moved its Broome County production facility from Vestal to West Endicott last spring

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