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Red Cross Urgent Need

January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood platelet donations.

Guy Triano, donor recruitment director for the Red Cross New York-Penn Blood Services Region, says "We encourage our generous donors who are eligible, as well as new donors, to make an appointment to give blood or platelets and help ensure blood products continue to be available for patients...

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Photo: Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Photo: Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Parking Ramp Inspection Ramp-Up

New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says she couldn’t believe there weren’t already extensive code and training regulations in place regarding parking garages in the state

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Target Date Set For Broome Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Vireo Health of New York is continuing work on its planned Southern Tier site where it will fill prescriptions for medical marijuana.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Thursday, company CEO Ari Hoffnung said he expects Vireo's Broome County location will be able to open by the end of this month...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome’s Outdated Buses Could be in for Upgrades

Broome Transit could be in for some upgrades under the new federal Transportation Bill.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer told leaders gathered in Vestal that the county can apply for funding to replace some of its outdated bus fleet

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Binghamton Braces for Cold and Storm Activity

The snow deficit in the Binghamton region may continue for several more days but there's the potential for some big changes in the region's weather ahead...

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

More New York Funding Promised for the Environment

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will include an increase in the state’s Environmental Protection Fund in his upcoming state-of-the-state and budget address

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Wegmans Recalls Uninspected Chicken

Rochester-based Wegmans supermarket chain is recalling 1,125 pounds of chicken after the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday, January 5 issued a Class1 Recall...

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Marijuana Dispensary Opening Delayed

New York state's medical marijuana program is being launched this week. But a dispensary planned for Johnson City won't be opening as soon as its operators had hoped...

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Many Police Aren’t Aware of the Homeless Directive

Local law enforcement agencies in the Southern Tier say they have not been looking for homeless people to get them into shelters in spite of an executive directive from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that went into effect January 5

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Gets a Water Award

The City of Binghamton is being recognized for its water fluoridation system.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has presented the city water department with a Water Fluoridation Quality Award for managing a consistent and optimal level of fluoride in the water supply, contributing to the prevention of tooth decay

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