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New York and Pennsylvania Leaders Say ‘Prepare for Joaquin’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are encouraging Twin Tier residents to be ready for possible flooding thanks to Hurricane Joaquin.

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Win McNamee-Getty Images

Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead in Chenango Valley State Park

On September 19th, a bald eagle was discovered dead in the Chenango Valley State Park in Chenango Forks. Further examination showed that the bird had been shot and killed within a day or two of being discovered.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Joaquin May Bring More Rain to Twin Tiers Region

Weather forecasters say there's a potential for flooding in the Twin Tiers this weekend because of rain associated with Hurricane Joaquin.

The region continued to cope with heavy rain that started late September 30 and was expected to diminish during the day October 1...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Dry Twin Tiers September Ending On A Soggy Note

A relatively rain-free month of September in the Binghamton area wraps up with two very wet days.

Two to four inches of rain is expected through October 1 over most of the region...

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David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Supermoon Eclipse Viewing at Kopernik

Sky-watchers get a double treat this weekend.  In addition to a full, Harvest Moon that should appear very large since it will be the closest full moon of the year to the earth according to NASA lunar experts, there will be a total lunar eclipse as well.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New Questions Raised on NYS Fracking Policies

Recently-released documents suggest the Cuomo administration was aware of a Tioga County propane fracking proposal when it acted to restrict high-volume hydraulic fracturing...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Whitney Point Residents Urged to Conserve Water

People served by the Whitney Point public water system are being encouraged to take conservation measures.

Village officials September 21 issued an appeal for voluntary water conservation because of the lack of significant rainfall in recent weeks...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Demolition of Old BAE Systems Site To Start Soon

More than four years after it was wrecked by flood waters, a former industrial plant in the town of Union is expected to be torn down before winter...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Apalachin Schools Get Final FEMA Funds

The Owego Apalachin School District is waiting for its final flood recovery check.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York says the final $11

...

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iStockphoto

Southern Tier Secession Pushed

Residents from all over the Southern Tier and Central New York say they’ve had enough of the Empire State.

Dozens turned out for a rally in Bainbridge August 30 to push for a chunk of the so-called “Upstate” region to secede from New York and join Pennsylvania over gripes concerning the fracking ban, gun control and the Common Core education standards...

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