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IBM May Settle Claims in Endicott Lawsuit

IBM Corporation and some village of Endicott residents may soon settle a long-running lawsuit alleging chemicals from the company's sprawling North Street manufacturing complex could have resulted in deaths and illnesses

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Street Lights go LED

Global technology solutions firm, Johnson Controls will be switching Binghamton's street lights to LED bulbs.

The $4 million project should be complete by early 2016.

There are 7,000 street lights being converted to LED

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Snow and Ice For the Twin Tiers (Update 2/9)

The National Weather Service has a Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 a.m.  February 10 for the Southern Tier of New York and the Finger Lakes.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania until 1 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [January 7, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [January 7, 2014]

Wind Chill Advisories are Issued for the Twin Tiers

Bitterly cold temperatures are replacing the snow as the main winter weather attraction for the Twin Tiers.

The National Weather Service had issued a Wind Chill Advisory in effect through 10 a.m

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Tower Was Closed for Nearly 5,000 Days

History was made at Binghamton's tallest building 34 years ago February 5.

A transformer fire in a mechanical room of the State Office Building caused coolant containing PCB's to burn. The blaze created dangerous chemicals, including dioxin

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Mis-Parked Cars Hamper Southern Tier Snow Removal

Snow continues to cause travel issues in the region.

Emergency Services Dispatchers and Police agencies have reported some mainly minor crashes from February 4-5, blamed on weather conditions.

One crash at around 6:45 p

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Dangerous Wind Chills in the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is telling everyone to make sure they cover up as wind chills could reach into the minus double digits.

A very clear night has made ambient air temperatures in some areas to dip to minus ten

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Groundhog Prediction: 6 More Weeks of Winter

 

The famed Punxsutawney Phil groundhog reportedly saw his shadow, meaning six more weeks of winter.

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UE School District Photo
UE School District Photo

Snow Hits All of New York And Northern Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning until 4 p.m. on February 2nd (Happy Groundhog Day) for the entire region with up to 12 inches of snow expected and blowing and drifting snow in the afternoon

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

Twin Tiers Travel Imacted by Nor’Easter

Delaware and Otsego County in  New York and Wayne County in Pennsylvania are among areas to the east of Binghamton that are still expecting snow, wind and blowing snow from winter storm Juneau.

A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect for those counties for January 27

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