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Binghamton Launches First-Time Homeownership Program

Binghamton Mayor Richard David says the City would like to help people realize the dream of home ownership.

A First-Time Homebuyer program is being introduced that would provide up to $5,000 to help with closing costs, up to $20,000 for rehabilitation of a single-family home and up to $40,000 toward the rehabilitation of a two family home

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BMets Sale Restraining Order is Extended

The day of the Binghamton Mets Home opener has public attention split between the diamond and the court.

B-Mets owners were told in Federal Court in Utica April 15 that they could not entertain offers for the sale of the team at least until April 30th

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Tax Day Rallies are Planned for Higher Wages

Its estimated some 35 million people in the U.S. waited until the deadline to file their federal tax returns by the midnight, April 15 deadline.

While some procrastinators rushed to finish their income tax filings, other people are pushing for better income for low-wage earners

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Broome Relaunches Prescription Discount Card

Broome County is relaunching its prescription discount card program that was first introduced in 2009.

County officials say since it started, the ProAct Prescription Discount Card program has been used to fill over 210,000 prescriptions and save $7

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYSEG Billed in Identity Theft Case

A Binghamton man is facing three felony counts after he allegedly used someone else’s information to open an account with New York State Electric and Gas.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 57 year old Timothy Rypkema is accused failing to pay $1,5000 dollars on the account, stealing services from NYSEG

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Endicott’s En-Joie Golf Course to Open

The En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott will open for the season this week.

The facility, which opened in 1927, is located off West Main Street.

The golf course is owned by the village of Endicott and managed by Broome County

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton/Johnson City Sewer Flood Wall Funding Okayed

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is coming through with money to help build a flood wall to protect the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant, which was heavily damaged by floods in 2006 and 2011

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Binghamton Mets Owners Respond to Sale Lawsuit

The owners of the Binghamton Mets are responding in court to allegations of breach of contract in an offer by Florida-based Main Street Baseball LLC to buy the team.

B-Mets President Michael Urda says he reached out to Eastern League offices after negotiations with Main Street broke off

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Remodeling Underway at Johnson City Wegmans Store

A major renovation project has gotten underway at the Wegmans store in Johnson City.

Store manager Rich Gilbert says work on the initial changes began right after Easter. He says the goal is to have the remodeling completed in time for Thanksgiving shopping

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New Life Planned for Greater Binghamton Health Cntr.’s Castle

Binghamton University is announcing that it will take over stewardship of the historic building on the grounds of the former Binghamton Psychiatric Center on the City's East Side, known as The Castle

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