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25 Year Binghamton Transportation Plans Formed

Talk about advance planning.  The group that sets transportation policy in the region is updating long-term goals in it’s Looking Forward 2040 study...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Zoo’s Baby Animals on Southern Tier Close Up

The weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up gets all warm and fuzzy (and a little prickley) as Rachel Davenport of Binghamton's Ross Park Zoo talks about some new additions to the collection, including a baby porcupine that was born just a few weeks ago...

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Ross Park Zoo photo
Ross Park Zoo photo

The Binghamton Zoo Welcomes a Baby Porcupine

A bouncing baby prehensile-tail porcupine has been born at the Ross Park Zoo on Morgan Road on Binghamton's Southside.

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Binghamton Lays Flood Mitigation Plans

Bob Joseph/ WNBF NewsThe City of Binghamtonis outlining a number of actions focusing on flood hazard mitigation.

Included in the plans are flood wall repairs, including the conduits that penetrate the flood wall system, sewer upgrades, modification to pump stations and help in moving residents in flood prone areas to safer sites...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Fracking Ban is Official

High Volume Hydraulic Fracture drilling for natural gas is now officially banned in New York State.

The Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner said the ban was the only reasonable alternative after years of research into the effects of fracking...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Flash Watch for Southern Tier & Central New York

The National Weather Service says there is a possibility of more flash flooding in the region today.

Another round of storms has been predicted for the area and locations that already suffered damage from the weekend storms are being looked at for the potential of being further compromised...

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Louie G.
Louie G.

Storms Damage Twin Tiers Roads

Emergency Services officials in the Twin Tiers report debris over roads and some streets closed due to damage from strong thunderstorms.

Broome County officials say Porter Hollow Road in Colesville and Daugherty Road in the Town of Maine had to be closed due to flash flooding resulting from a heavy rainfall overnight June 14...

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Severe Thunderstorms Predicted For Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is cautioning Twin Tiers residents of the potential for severe thunderstorms and the even the possibility of a tornado...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

EPA Report: Facking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water

Groups in favor of natural gas development in New York State using the controversial hydraulic fracturing method are citing a newly released Environmental Protection Agency report to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to lift an indefinite ban on fracking...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New Push to Preserve Binghamton Public Space

People opposed to a plan to put parking spaces at the site of a downtown Binghamton courtyard are calling on the city to consider other options...

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