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Prep Work Underway For New Ellis Brothers Store

Workers have started gutting the interior of a former department store building in downtown Binghamton that will become the new home to Ellis Brothers Contemporary Furniture.

The store was displaced when fire tore through a Water Street building just over a year ago

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Binghamton Energy Research Facility Taking Shape

The second phase in the construction of a Binghamton University energy research complex is expected to begin soon.

Work on the $70 million Smart Energy Research and Development Facility started last summer

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Union Members Picket at Binghamton City Hall

Several members of Laborers Local 785 demonstrated in downtown Binghamton today protesting the city's use of a New Jersey company for repair work at the three parking garages.

Maarv Waterproofing of Clifton is to be paid about $1

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Southern Tier Counties Compete for Clean Energy Money

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking for clean energy business proposals in the area for a chance to land $20 million in state funding.

The 76West competition is modeled after a similar initiative in Western New York

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Cortland Marietta Plant Cited for Safety Violations

 

 

 

 

The U.S. Department of Labor says a Central New York hotel soap and shampoo manufacturer is facing federal fines after allegedly exposing employees to chemical and fire hazards.

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Mental Health Month Highlighted on So. Tier Close Up

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier Executive Director, Keith Leahey speaks on the local weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up May 2 at 12:10 p

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Senator Libous’ Pocketbook Survey Rates Secession, etc.

A slim majority of Southern Tier residents apparently disapprove of any plans of governments in the region seceding to Pennsylvania.

Some officials in Kirkwood and Conklin have been mulling over the possibility of joining the Keystone State, which, some say, is benefitting economically from hydraulic high-volume fracture drilling for natural gas while New York State has an indefinite moratorium on fracking

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Binghamton-Area Gasoline Prices Rising Again

Gasoline prices in the Southern Tier and across New York state have jumped significantly over the last several weeks.

According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price for a gallon of regular gas increase

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Binghamton Construction Detour Drags On

What was announced as a five-day closure of a heavily-traveled route into downtown Binghamton has been extended for weeks as a construction project continues.

Front Street between Clinton and Gaines streets has been out of service for through traffic since March 30

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Endicott Police – Man Stole $50K in Equipment

A man who worked as a subcontractor at BAE Systems in Endicott allegedly stole electronic equipment worth more than $50,000 from the company.

Authorities say 25-year-old Michael Callahan of Jay Street, Johnson City, has been charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony

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