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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Groundhog Prediction: 6 More Weeks of Winter

 

The famed Punxsutawney Phil groundhog reportedly saw his shadow, meaning six more weeks of winter.

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UE School District Photo

Snow Hits All of New York And Northern Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning until 4 p.m. on February 2nd (Happy Groundhog Day) for the entire region with up to 12 inches of snow expected and blowing and drifting snow in the afternoon

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Twin Tiers Travel Imacted by Nor’Easter

Delaware and Otsego County in  New York and Wayne County in Pennsylvania are among areas to the east of Binghamton that are still expecting snow, wind and blowing snow from winter storm Juneau.

A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect for those counties for January 27

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Franking Demonstrations Coincide with State Budget Message

Opponents to high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York State are applauding the decision by state officials to keep a ban on fracking in place indefinitely.

While the anti-frackers have been gathering at the annual state of the state address and other appearances by the governor for years to push for the ban, January 21 they traveled to Albany to hold a rally to thank the governor for the decision to prohibit the controversial drilling process

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Reynolds Road Rehabilitation Discussed in Johnson City

Area residents get to review and comment on plans for the proposed rehabilitation of Reynolds Road in Johnson City between Harry L. Drive and Overbrook Road.

The Village, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Division, is working on designs for pavement and other improvements along a half mile stretch of road

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New Yorkers Urged to Use Caution While Ice Fishing

People planning to do some fishing in New York during the winter are being reminded to be careful when heading out on the ice.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation warns anglers that ice thickness can vary on every body of water

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Planned Pipeline Draws Public Comment in Binghamton

Dozens of people spoke at a Binghamton public hearing on a proposed gas pipeline that would run through Broome County.

A portion of the 124-mile Constitution Pipeline would be built in the town of Sanford

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 31, 2013]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 31, 2013]

More Cleanup Money For Contaminated Endicott Site

Additional state funding has been announced to help clean up a polluted property in western Broome County.

The Department of Environmental Conservation will provide about $59,000 for planned work at the parcel at 312 Maple Street

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Hearing in Binghamton

Regional residents have a chance to weigh in on the proposed construction of a natural gas transmission line through part of Broome County January 12.

The New York State Department of Conservation is holding the fist public hearing on the Constitution Pipeline permit requests at 6 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Power Plant Is In Operation

The steam that's rising from a 199-foot-tall stack in Binghamton's First Ward is a visible indication that a 47-megawatt electricity generating plant is back in business.

California-based Wellhead Electric Company decided to repower the Charles Street facility, which was retired by its previous owner in February 2012

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