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Magic City Ice Co. Demolition Begins

Demolition is underway on a building that has long been considered an eyesore right at the northern gateway to the City of Binghamton.

The Magic City Ice Company, formerly Cutler Ice on Front Street is being razed

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Several Treated After Cortland County Hazmat Incident

Several people were taken to a hospital following a hazardous materials incident at an animal shelter in Cortlandville.

Emergency crews were called to the Cortland Community SPCA facility on McLean Road just after 8:30 a

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55 Acres Burn in the Town of Fenton

Officials are continuing to check the scene of a large brush fire in the Hillcrest area that is being blamed on a passing train.

55 acres were scorched as fire was reported around noon May 9 and some homes were evacuated, but not damaged

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Demolition of Old Binghamton Ice House to Begin

Workers are expected to start preparations ahead of a project to tear down a long abandoned Binghamton building that provided ice to the region for decades.

Mayor Richard David had announced the Magic City Ice Company building on Front Street would be demolished last month

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Minor Injuries in Chenango County Brush Fire

Officials say three firefighters are recovering from minor injuries following a Chenango County brush fire.

17 fire departments from Chenango and Cortland Counties reportedly responded to the blaze on Cross Road in the Town of German at around 3 p

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Lyme Disease Conference Coming to Binghamton University

Kathy Whyte/WNBF NewsBinghamton University is hosting a Lyme Disease Conference May 9.

The tick-borne disease can cause debilitating illness or even death.

While there have been few human cases reported locally recently, several instances of pets, primarily dogs, being infected in the area have been documented over the past year

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Broome Firefighters Aid in Ulster/Sullivan County Wildfire Battle

Firefighters from Broome County are among those who have been sent to help crews battle wildfires in Sullivan and Ulster Counties.

The blazes have torn through state lands since May 3 but no homes have been destroyed

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Study Shows Gas Drilling Contamination in Bradford County

A new study out of Penn State University says at least three wells in Bradford County, Pennsylvania have been contaminated with toxic fluids as a result of drilling and hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale play

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High Fire Danger in the Twin Tiers

While investigators are looking into the cause of a huge brush fire that charred seven acres in the Town of Windsor over the weekend, the National Weather Service is issuing a Red Flag Warning for fire danger from 1 p

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Hydrant Flushing Planned for Port Dickinson

Residents in the Village of Port Dickinson may experience some discolored water May 2.

The water department will be flushing the fire hydrants starting at 9 p.m. May 1.

The action could result in cloudy or discolored water

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