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Binghamton Starts Emergency Notification System

The City of Binghamton is offering another way for residents to stay informed.

A community alert system is being launched to provide emails and text messages about emergencies, traffic issues and weather dangers

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Water Suddenly Vanishes From Endwell Watersheds

Endwell residents have been wondering why two watersheds off Taft Avenue now are empty.

A resident of North McKinley Avenue in the town of Union said there was a big rush of clear water in Brixius Creek last Saturday

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Delaware County Seal

Delaware County Ranked 10th Worst Place to Own a Home

The Weather Channel apparently doesn’t have a sunny view of one Southern Tier county.

The channel is ranking Delaware County the 10th worst place in the U.S. to own a home, based on the risk of natural disaster

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Town of Dickinson Sound Barriers Discussed

The New York State Department of Transportation has scheduled two open house meetings will be to talk about extending sound barriers along Soden Street in the Town of Dickinson in Prospect Terrace

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Binghamton Parking Project Sparks Controversy

Several members of a city commission are calling for an immediate halt to work on a project to add nearly a dozen parking spaces in downtown Binghamton.

Jeffrey Smith, the chairman of the Commission on Architecture and Urban Design, sent a letter to Mayor Richard David contending the work on Washington Street near the MetroCenter violates city law

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New York Department of Environmental Conservation photo

Invasive Beetle is Found in Broome County

An invader has made its way to Broome County.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says it has found the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle in a trap southeast of Binghamton.

24 counties in New York State are now infected

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Broome Gets Rebate for Energy-Efficient Garage Lights

Broome County is getting money back from New York State Electric and Gas.

Director of the Office of Energy Development, Margaret Sarinzi says the $130,000 rebate check comes from the newly completed installation of LED light fixtures in the basement of the Broome County Office Building

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Twin Tiers Car/Deer Crashes on the Rise

Broome County Sheriff’s officials are warning people to be aware of  increased incidents of collisions involving vehicles and deer at this time of year following a serious crash on Interstate 88 in the Town of Fenton

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Court Hearing For Susquehanna County Fracking Foe

Several motions are to be discussed in a Susquehanna County Court hearing involving fracking oppponent Vera Scroggins.

The Brackney woman has been barred from active Cabot Oil and Gas well sites and access roads under a court injunction

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N.Y.S. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo Proposes Bills Go Digital

A measure that would eliminate a huge paper trail in Albany is being pushed by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell.

The Democrat is asking voters to approve Proposition 2 that would have bills in the state legislature filed digitally instead of printed on paper

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