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Water to be Shut Off on Part of Front St., Binghamton

City of Binghamton officials are advising residents and businesses on Front Street between Gaines Street and Winding Way to prepare for a planned interruption in water service July 31.

No water will be available from 7 a

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Chris Thater Races Highlighted in Southern Tier Close Up

(written by Emily Venuti)

Appearing on July 26th edition of the local public affairs program, Chris Marion the Broome County Stop DWI coordinator, talks about the changes to the 31st annual Chris Thater Memorial Races

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Reports on Pa. Gas Industry are Critical of Regulators

A new report surfacing in Pennsylvania claims environmental regulators have fallen short in keeping track of the natural gas industry and its impact on water safety and public health.

The records, that were released yesterday, are based on a Department of Environmental Protection spreadsheet and say the DEP lacks a clear policy on the frequency of inspection of wells and shows gas and oil extraction has damaged water supplies in the Keystone State 200 times since 2007

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Johnson Factory Cleanup

The Town of Union is taking control of securing a former Endicott Johnson shoe factory on Page Avenue after the owner allegedly ignored orders to maintain the property or demolish it.

Town Supervisor Rose Sotak says the town has secured part of the fencing around the building and has mowed a portion of the site

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Wegman’s Recalls Fruit

Wegman’s is recalling nectarines, plums and peaches due to concerns about Listeria contamination.

The items would have been purchased between June 1 and July 20 and should be discarded.

Customers can go to the service desk and provide an estimated count of the product for a refund

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Chenango Gets a Multi-Million Dollar Flood Grant

The Town of Chenango is looking for suggestions on how to use three million dollars through the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to limit future flood damage.

The first meeting to talk about the grant program was held in the Town July 16

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Two Gas Lawsuits Are Dismissed

Another legal challenge to the delay in a decision on whether natural gas drilling should be allowed in New York State is sunk.

A State Judge has dismissed two lawsuits filed by the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York and the trustee of the estate of Norse Energy, which went bankrupt during the on-going moratorium

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Executive Offers a Cancer Update

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is back working in her office at the county office building after working at home while recovering from lung cancer surgery.

Preston says she was scheduled chemotherapy treatments locally through United Health Services on July 3 but plans to continue to work, especially concentrating on the budget

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYS Regent James Tallon Interviewed On “Binghamton Now”

James Tallon, Jr., a member of the New York State Board of Regents, discussed a range of education and health issues on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Friday.

Tallon is president of the United Hospital Fund of New York. He previously h

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Broome County Parks photo
Broome County Parks photo

Accessible Playground Opens at Otsiningo Park

More children will be able to enjoy playing at Otsiningo Park.

A new, handicapped accessible playground officially opened at the park yesterday.

The Binghamton Rotary and the Adopt a Park program raised $15,000 for the new playground equipment

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