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Cleanup to Continue at Former IBM Endicott Site

State environmental officials say significant progress has been made in cleaning up the chemical contamination around the former IBM Endicott manufacturing site.

The Department of Environmental Conservation provided an update on the remediation project at a public meeting Thursday evening

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Public Meeting Planned on IBM Endicott Cleanup

State environmental regulators held a meeting to discuss the future of a pollution cleanup project at a former IBM facility in Endicott.

The site off North Street in the village had been used for decades by IBM for manufacturing operations

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

March Comes in Like a Lion in the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service advising the Twin Tiers that the latest system set to move through could leave several inches of snow and a glazing of ice in the region.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3 p

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Bitter Cold Sets February Records Across New York

According to reports by the Associated Press this February was the coldest in recorded history in Binghamton. 

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Binghamton Magic City Icehouse to Come Down in April

The City of Binghamton plans to place an advertisement March 6 asking for bids for the demolition of the old Magic City Ice building on Front Street.

Mayor Richard David says he’s looking forward to no longer having the “dilapidated eyesore” greeting everyone entering the city

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Harpursville Fire Caused by Thawing Pipes

Emergency services officials say people are still using dangerous methods to try to thaw frozen pipes.

A mobile home in Harpursville is gone after fire ripped through the structure as residents were trying to use a torpedo heater that is normally used for extra heat in a large garage, to thaw pipes under the trailer

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Kathy Whyte-WNBF News

Wind Chill Advisory for Twin Tiers But Ambient Air Also Below Zero

Area residents February 24 woke up to temperatures well below zero, not taking into account any wind causing the "feels like" temperature to plummet even more.

Winds died down, so the National Weather Service has swapped out a Wind Chill Warning that had been issued until 10 a

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

More Arctic Air for Twin Tiers

A short break from dangerous wind chill readings in the area is over.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning again for most of Central New York until 10 a.m. February 24.

The Northern Tier of Pennsylvania is under a Wind Chill Advisory also until 10 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Supervisor Says Secession Suggestion Wasn’t Serious

The Conklin Town Supervisor says he wasn’t really serious when he said the Southern Tier of New York should secede and become part of Pennsylvania after an indefinite ban on high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York was declared in December

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Residents & University Students Urged to Save Energy

Many homeowners are struggling between the urge to turn up the thermostat during the bitterly cold weather and trying to save on their energy bills and local residents, apparently, are not alone.

An email has been sent to Binghamton University students asking them to do their best to conserve energy

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