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Binghamton River Rescue Saves Woman

"She's lucky to be alive."  Those words come directly from officials in the City of Binghamton Fire Department following the rescue of a woman from the flood-swollen Susquehanna River at the Rock Bottom Dam

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Farm Share Brings Produce to the City

The Binghamton Farm Share Around the Corner program is up and running.

The program provides fresh produce for families in the city who subscribe for a weekly share at an affordable price.

The pilot program is funded by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center and the City of Binghamton Community Development Block Grant

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Roads Washed Out in Broome County

Do NOT drive around barricades!

Broome County emergency services officials say there has been a wash-out in the construction area of Prospect Street at Mygatt Street in Binghamton due to heavy rain

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Category: Articles, Health, Local News
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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Red Cross Director Says: Prepare for Disaster

Hurricane season is underway and the Twin Tiers has been experiencing some strong storms and possible flash flooding. Just some of the events that can lead to disaster.

Speaking on the June 29th edition of the weekly local public affairs show, Southern Tier Close Up, Community Chapter Executive for the Southern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross, Shelley Bierwiler said now is a good time to double-check your family's disaster preparedness plans and kits

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Category: Articles, Health
American Red Cross Southern Tier Chapter
American Red Cross Southern Tier Chapter

Join the Red Cross for Cabaret for a Cause

Join the American Red Cross of the Southern Tier tonight for an evening of music and comedy starting at 5:30pm at Remliks to support the “Heroes for the American Red Cross” campaign. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Red Cross or Remliks

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Summer Blood Donors Needed

Blood collection centers in New York are putting out a request for so called universal donors during the summer vacation season.

O Negative blood can be transfused to anyone, even where there is no time for cross-typing

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Don’t Release That Bat!

With summer quickly approaching, the number of bat and human encounters is sure to rise.  The Broome County Health Department is asking everyone to adhere to the following when it comes to bat exposure and rabies:

  • Potential exposure of the rabies virus by way of bats can be limited by vaccinating your animals as well as maintaining the exterior of your home.
  • The
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Could a Yogurt Production By-Product Pollute New York Water?

Industry officials and agriculture experts are taking issue with recent reports concerning yogurt production, an industry that has taken off in several farming areas of New York, including Chenango County

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Crows Researched by Binghamton University Professor

Appearing on the June 1st edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Binghamton University Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Anne Clark answers the question she most frequently is asked: 'Why crows?!'

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Millennium Pipeline Extension Through Broome Contemplated

The Millennium Pipeline that carries natural gas from the Marcellus Shale drilling operations to distribution sites throughout the Northeast could be expanding.

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has sent letters to municipal officials in Broome County indicating it is considering installing a 60 mile extension from the Town of Union to the Syracuse area

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