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Former Handicapped Children’s Association Worker Charged With Neglect

A former employee of the Handicapped Children’s Association is awaiting further court action after pleading not guilty to felony endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person and endangering the welfare of a child

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Lourdes Self-Discloses Overpayments

Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial is being spared a larger fine from federal prosecutors since staff at the Binghamton hospital self-reported improper billing to Medicare for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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Firefighters Association of New York Marks Fire Prevention Month

Broome County Fire Coordinator Brett Chellis speaks on the October 18 edition of the local weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up about National Fire Prevention Awareness Month and what residents should keep in mind to stay safe

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Guthrie Prepares for Ebola

A Twin Tiers hospital says it is preparing not only for the normal increase in patients due to the flu season but also has started offering advice and guidance concerning the recent Ebola Crisis.Guthrie Health in Sayre, Pennsylvania serves 11 counties in Pennsylvania and New York

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Mental Health Clinic Hearing Held

Dozens of people turned out for a meeting hosted by some Broome County Legislators to talk about the potential closing of the Broome County Mental Health Clinic.

The current county budget proposal calls for eliminating 20 jobs from the facility

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Groups Claim Cuomo’s Office Edited Federal Fracking Study

Capital New York is publicizing a recent federal study into the effects of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the Southern Tier that has anti-fracking factions up in arms.

A review of the study has Citizen Action claiming the Cuomo administration manipulated and edited the findings to remove some references to health and environmental risks associated with methane gas and the transmission of gas through the region via pipeline.

The

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Broome Health Department Offering Flu Vaccine

The first Broome County Health Department flu vaccine clinic of the season will be held today.

Flu shots will be available at the health department offices at 225 Front Street in Binghamton.

Today's clinic will operate from 9 a

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Don Morgan/ WNBF News

Cooking Light Magazine Featured on News Radio 1290 WNBF

Kathy's recipes and Foodie Friday continues to gain in popularity, even gaining national attention as Cooking Light Magazine discovered WNBF.com and called to offer an interview with Executive Chef Anna Bullett.

Kath

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KathyWhyte/ WNBF News

Price Chopper Issued Pulled Pork Recall

According to consumers contacted by Price Chopper Supermarkets, the company is calling back its store brand barbeque pulled pork that is sold in the deli section.  Company officials say the cold meat could contain unlisted allergens like milk, wheat and soy

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Suicide Prevention is Discussed on Southern Tier Close Up

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month.

Speaking on the September 20 edition of the local weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Melinda Kametz of the Broome County Health Department Mental Health Division talks about recognizing indications that a young person or adult may be contemplating suicide

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