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Broome Budget Hearing Becomes Clinic Hearing

What was supposed to be a public hearing about Broome County's proposed budget became a forum for people protesting the planned closure of the Broome County Mental Health Clinic.

The budget proposal eliminates 21 clinic jobs, leaving just nine workers to finish operations until the clinic closes

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Shelter is Found for Binghamton’s Homless Veterans

City of Binghamton officials say they are the first in the nation to complete a White House challenge to end veteran homelessness.

Mayor Richard David says housing has been obtained for the 21 identified homeless veterans in the city before winter sets in

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Lourdes Names New President

Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital in Binghamton is about to get a new leader.

Lourdes President and CEO, David Patak stepped down November first.

Patak lead the hospital on Riverside Drive for five years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Starts Emergency Notification System

The City of Binghamton is offering another way for residents to stay informed.

A community alert system is being launched to provide emails and text messages about emergencies, traffic issues and weather dangers

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Heating Assistance Enrollment Starts November 17

The New York State Home Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications on November 17th as New Yorkers can apply for HEAP assistance for their heating bills.

The emergency benefits will begin January 2 for renters or homeowners in danger of running out of heating fuel or having utilities shut off

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Broome County Prepares for Ebola

Broome County officials say they are ready to deal with Ebola or other infectious diseases.

While the deadly virus has not been found in Broome County, officials say protocols are in place to identify and deal with any possible cases

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Corning Community College Students Put a Bow on Breast Cancer Awareness

Students, faculty and staff at Corning Community College wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness Month and put a bow on it.

A pink human ribbon was formed on CCC's new turf soccer field October 30.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is designed to educate the public about the disease that attacks one in eight U

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Most Broome Mental Health Clinic Clients Are in New Programs

The Broome County Commissioner of Mental Health says 80 percent of the clients of the County Mental Health Clinic have moved into different programs in the area as the Clinic prepares to close.

Arthur Johnson says the remaining clients will change programs by next spring

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Twin Tiers Car/Deer Crashes on the Rise

Broome County Sheriff’s officials are warning people to be aware of  increased incidents of collisions involving vehicles and deer at this time of year following a serious crash on Interstate 88 in the Town of Fenton

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Broome Begins Bus-Use Survey

The Broome County Department of Public Transportation and the Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study are taking surveys of BC Transit riders from October 26 through November 8.

County officials say they are looking to make sure the most efficient service is being provided in the most cost-effective manner

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