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Binghamton Code Enforcement Sweeps are Underway

Binghamton Mayor Richard David moves out of his office and onto the streets with one city department at least temporarily.

The Mayor is talking about this year’s wave of code enforcement sweeps...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Propane Fracking Gains Support in Tioga County

The Tioga County Legislature is giving its support to a proposal to use propane fracking to extract natural gas at a farm in the Town of Barton...

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Kopernik Observatory to Host Meteor Shower Viewing

Once the weather clears, the region is to be in for a spectacular celestial show.

The Kopernik Observatory and Science Center in Vestal will be opening starting at 9 p...

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

Fines for Concrete Slurry Dumped Into Susquehanna River

A Monroe County company and two employees are being fined for violation the Clean Water Act for dumping untreated hydro-demolition concrete slurry from a work project at the Binghamton Governmental Plaza parking garage into the Susquehanna River...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Repair Work Underway at Cannonsville Dam

New York City Department of Environmental Protection officials say they are closely monitoring conditions at the Cannonsville Dam in Delaware County...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Old Endicott Johnson ‘Victory’ Plant Sale Approved

An old Endicott Johnson Shoe factory site could see new development soon.

A committee of the Broome Legislature has okayed selling the old Victory Plant site at 59 Lester Avenue in Johnson City to the Broome County Land Bank Corporation or “The Agency,” formerly the Broome County Industrial Development Agency...

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Louie G.
Louie G.

Little Southern Tier Storm Damage

Little or no damage is being reported in the Greater Binghamton area following strong thunderstorms July 14.

Chenango County Emergency Services Dispatchers reported some trees down but no serious problems while Broome and Tioga Counties had no reports of issues...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

BU Winning Team Looks to Trim Runway Obstructions

A team of Binghamton University students has place first in a national competition with an automated system to address trees and other plants that create runway obstructions...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton & Endicott to Develop Microgrid Technology

Binghamton is one of 80 cities selected by the state to get funding for studying microgrids.

A microgrid is a smaller, separate power system aside from the main power grid that could keep power on to essential services like police and fire in an emergency...

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Opponents of Lago Casino May Have a Small Victory

An Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court has ruled that the Town of  Tyre Board failed to meet New York State Environmental Impact regulations in moving ahead the development proposal for the Lago Resort in the Finger Lakes town...

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