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Binghamton Spray Park Construction Underway

Construction work on a long-discussed spray park facility has started in downtown Binghamton.

Work on the project at Columbus Park began a few days ago.

Pro Con Contracting of Vestal is building what's being called a "splash pad

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Delaware County Employer Touts Benefits of Constitution Pipeline

A proposal to build a gas delivery pipeline through parts of the Southern Tier is getting support from some local industry in spite of concerns about safety that have been raised by citizen action and environmental groups

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Protest at Binghamton Disaster Preparedness Training

The topic may be disaster preparedness, but Binghamton area residents who oppose high volume, hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas make their presence known.

Protestors had planned to rally at the program at the Binghamton University Events Center that is being conducted by state-wide emergency services officials to train local families on techniques to better prepare for disasters like the 2011 flood and know what to do in the immediate aftermath

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Lupardo Pursuing Endicott Neighborhood Odor Complaints

A state lawmaker is continuing to investigate a foul odor that's been bothering some people who live on Endicott's North Side.

Residents have been complaining about a strong smell that apparently has been emanating from a wastewater treatment facility operated by i3 Electronics on the Huron Campus

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Federal Money Sought For Owego Stream Gauge

An effort to restore federal funding for a Tioga County stream gauge is underway.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants money to be allocated for the Owego Creek stream gauge.

Gillbrand says the gauge was built by local officials north of the village of Owego to help alert residents to potential flooding

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Chenango River Ice Jams Are Reported

Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories for the region have been lifted early but The National Weather Service in Binghamton and Broome County Emergency Services officials are keeping an eye on area rivers for the potential for ice jams and flooding

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Binghamton University Hosting Preparedness Program

A disaster preparedness training program will be held in Vestal this weekend.

The event, which is part of a state initiative, will be held at the Binghamton University Events Center on Saturday

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The Town of Union is Holding Disaster Preparation Meetings

The Town of Union Economic Development Office with the International Economic Development Association is hosting meetings to provide technical assistance to strengthen the Town’s economy and capacity for long-term disaster recovery

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Possible New York Governor Candidate Touts Gas Drilling

High volume, hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas may be on the fast track in New York if Republican Westchester County Executive, Rob Astornino becomes governor.

Astorino was the keynote speaker at the Broome County GOP Lincoln Day dinner February 28 in Binghamton

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Flood-Wrecked Homes Torn Down In Vestal

Dozens of houses damaged by the 2011 flood are being demolished in the town of Vestal.

Crews have torn down the first few buildings as part of the initial phase of the project in a neighborhood off Vestal Road

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