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NYSEG Explores New Damage Assessment Possibility

New York State Electric and Gas is teaming with Lockheed Martin locally to test some new video imaging from the air that could help in fixing storm damage to NYSEG systems in the future.

NYSEG says an assessment will be done into the idea of utilizing a low-flying helicopter, using video imaging, to collect information on damage to electricity delivery systems following storms

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Chenango Gets a Multi-Million Dollar Flood Grant

The Town of Chenango is looking for suggestions on how to use three million dollars through the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to limit future flood damage.

The first meeting to talk about the grant program was held in the Town July 16

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

No Date Set For Binghamton Pizza Shop Reopening

A downtown Binghamton pizza restaurant remains closed weeks after a neighboring fire-damaged building was demolished.

Nirchi's Pizza on Water Street was shut down for about a week after the April 30 blaze at the Ellis Brothers furniture building

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Roof Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Binghamton Hotel

The Holiday Inn on Hawley Street in downtown Binghamton was evacuated this afternoon after a small fire broke out on a roof next to the main hotel building.

The blaze was reported shortly after two o'clock

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Two Gas Lawsuits Are Dismissed

Another legal challenge to the delay in a decision on whether natural gas drilling should be allowed in New York State is sunk.

A State Judge has dismissed two lawsuits filed by the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York and the trustee of the estate of Norse Energy, which went bankrupt during the on-going moratorium

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Changes Considered For Johnson City Post Office

People who use a small neighborhood post office in Johnson City are concerned about its future.

The United States Postal Service is evaluating operations of the Bible School Park post office, which is located on the Davis College campus off Riverside Drive

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

West Endicott Residents May Fight PVC Pipe Plant

Some people who live near a recently-opened town of Union factory that makes PVC pipe products are contemplating legal action because of ongoing concerns about the operation.

Angry neighbors of the National Pipe and Plastics facility in West Endicott met Wednesday evening at the George F

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Casino Applications Are In

One of the smaller offerings of a casino license proposal sent to the New York Statek State Gaming Commission ahead of the 4 p.m. June 30 deadline weighed in at only a few thousand pages for an application for Orange County

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

New York’s High Court Upholds Municipalities’ Zoning Rules

Municipalities in New York State have the right to control how properties within their borders are used.

New York’s highest court yesterday morning ruled in favor of municipalities like Dryden in Tompkins County, which put a ban on hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas within the town

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Railroad Work To Close Busy Endwell Street

A section of Hayes Avenue in Endwell will be closed to through traffic for several days because of scheduled work at a railroad crossing.

Town of Union officials say Hayes Avenue between North Street and Wayne Street will be out of service from Monday through Thursday

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