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Homemade Flea Remedy

The topic of fleas and flea remedies recently came up on First News with Roger Neel and Kathy Whyte, followed by some calls from listeners wanting to know the 'recipe' for a homemade flea spray that had been publicized on At Home With the Dickinsons several years ago...

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

While Joaquin Threat Fizzles, NYSEG Says Review Plans

New York State Electric and Gas says even though Hurricane Joaquin is now forecast to remain well off the East Coast, it is good to always be prepared for flash flooding, river and stream flooding and power outages...

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Louie G.
Louie G.

More Steps Taken in New York to Prepare for Joaquin

Certain permits for entering streams and rivers to clear debris are being waived by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for municipalities outside of New York City in preparation for the possibility of a lot of rain from Hurricane Joaquin in the next few days.

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

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
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]
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]
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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