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Towanda Police: Gas Leak Evacuation Reports Are WRONG!

Emergency Service dispatchers in the Towanda, Pennsylvania Police Department this morning say reports that there were mandatory evacuations on Plank Road in Towanda Township and Sugar Creek Road in North Towanda Township are incorrect. 

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Flood-Damaged Greene Homes to be Elevated

Over a dozen homes in the Village of Greene will be moving up, literally.

$1.3 million is being allocated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to allow 13 residential properties that were damaged in the 2011 flooding from Tropical Storm Lee to be elevated to prevent future storm damage

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

West Endicott Playground Installation Underway

New playground equipment at the West Endicott Park should be ready for use within a few days.

Construction on the project to upgrade the playground began this week.

The equipment and wood chip material for the project have been delivered to the site on Maple Street

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Lars Baron/Getty Images

Dimock Water is Tested Again For Methane

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is again taking a look at the quality of drinking water in Dimock.

A new complaint about methane contamination in drinking water wells has been filed

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Rabid Bobcat Attacks Man in Nichols

Health officials are advising people to be aware of some dangers in the Great Outdoors.

The confirmation of rabies in a bobcat that attacked a man in Nichols in Tioga County recently raises the awareness that wildlife should be avoided and pets should be vaccinated against rabies

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York Fracking Foes Question Campaign Donations

Groups fighting fracking in New York state are calling for an investigation into campaign contributions by interests supporting natural gas drilling.

Some members of Citizen Action and the Sierra Club are pointing to a study they say shows more than $14 million was donated by pro-fracking interests to candidates and campaign committees

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Coyotes Seen in Tioga County Park

Patrons of one Tioga County park are being urged to exercise caution following reports of coyotes being sighted.

The incidents have been reported recently at the Campville Commons Park on Route 17C

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

New York Grant Goes to National Pipe & Plastics

One of the nation's largest manufacturers of plastic pipe is getting help from New York State to move from Vestal to West Endicott.

The controversial move by National Pipe and Plastics from Vestal Road to a larger facility under construction on Mills Avenue is going to get a $400,000 grant from Empire State Development

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National Study Says Fracking Doesn’t Contaminate Water

 

The U.S. Department of Energy has completed a study into the impact of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in Western Pennsylvania on nearby drinking water aquifers.

The study shows no evidence that chemicals from fracking migrated into the water source.  R

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Photo: Getty Images

No Flood Aid for New York Homeowners

Central New York and Mohawk Valley property owners who suffered damage from flash flooding from June 28th through July 4 are being left high and dry by the federal government.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is denying individual assistance requests saying New York State failed to meet the criteria for aid

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