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Two Weis Markets in Broome County to Close

 

Weis Markets is planning to close two stores in the Binghamton area. 

Weis officials announced  that the stores on Main Street in Binghamton and on Harry L. Drive in Johnson City will be closing. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fire-Damaged Binghamton Building To Be Demolished

The Ellis Brothers Furniture building on Water Street in downtown Binghamton is in "imminent danger of collapse" and will soon be torn down.

City officials late this afternoon ordered the closure of Water Street just north of Court Street because of safety concerns

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Fracking Rallies Planned For Obama’s Cooperstown Visit

Opponents of high-volume hydraulic fracturing are planning to hold a demonstration in Cooperstown in conjunction with President Obama's scheduled visit to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Organizers say they hope to have the rally near the Hall of Fame but the location will be affected by security guidelines established by the Secret Service

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New York Department of Environmental Conservation photo
New York Department of Environmental Conservation photo

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in New York State

Volunteers have been attaching purple ribbons from trees around New York State for the fourth annual Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Awareness Week through May 24.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says the beetle that is native to China has been spreading to 22 states and Quebec in Canada where it has been killing millions of ash trees

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Vendors Wanted for Binghamton Farmers’ Market

The Downtown Binghamton Farmer’s Market is looking for vendors for this season.

The Downtown Binghamton Business Association sponsors the market, that started in 2005 and is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a

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Binghamton University Graduates 3,000+

Officials at Binghamton University say close to 20,000 guests are expected at the Vestal campus starting for graduation ceremonies.

The first commencement is at 5 p.m. May 15 with the Graduate School of Education students receiving their degrees

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chobani: Our Home Is Still In New York

The Chenango County-based Chobani Incorporated has filed an incorporation registration in the state of Delaware. But the company says its home remains in New York state, where it was founded less than a decade ago

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More Layoffs At i3 Electronics In Endicott

Additional job cuts have occurred at i3 Electronics in Endicott.

The company, which is the successor to Endicott Interconnect Technologies, May 13 laid off several people.

An i3 Electronics spokeswoman said eight people were affected by the move

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Old Binghamton Hotel Could House New Apartments

An abandoned Binghamton building that once served as a hotel could be converted into residential, retail and office space.

The board of directors of the Broome County Land Bank Corporation has accepted Newman Development Group's proposal for the site at 50 Front Street on the city's West Side

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Binghamton Project Slows Downtown Traffic

Workers used a crane to lift tons of roofing materials for a major student housing complex in downtown Binghamton.

The construction operation affected traffic on two busy streets throughout much of Monday

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