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Bainbridge Water Woes Escalate

Emergency services officials in Chenango County say some fire hydrants in Bainbridge are out of commission and village officials say some residents will have no water until further notice.

The village Monday asked residents to conserve water due to what was believed to be a malfunctioning pump in the municipal well that was blamed for a massive leak

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Schedules Another Flu Clinic

Widespread flu activity continues in Broome County and across New York state.

Health officials are concerned about the significant number of influenza cases that have been confirmed in recent weeks

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Twin Tiers Thaw & Freeze Trouble for Motorists and Pedestrians

Moderating temperatures in the region mean the melting of recently fallen snow. However, cold temperatures at night cause the runoff to quickly re-freeze.

Area emergency services officials say ramps and bridges as well as some intersections are particular trouble spots

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Category: Health
Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Broome County Office For Aging Presents Caregiver Support Program

An education program for caregivers, called How Hospice can Support Caregivers will be presented January 16th from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Broome West Senior Center at 2801 Wayne Street, Endwell.

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Category: Health
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Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Assembly Hearing Set on Proposed Fracking Rules

Another public hearing on planned regulations for high-volume hydraulic fracturing is in the works.

Three members of the state Assembly have announced the session will be held in Albany on January 10

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Ryan: I Am Not An Advocate Of Pot Smoking

Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan's comments supporting the legalization of marijuana have received attention both within and outside New York state.

During the mayor's appearance Tuesday on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Ryan elaborated on his position.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NY Petroleum Council Official Awaits Gas Drilling Regs

The executive director of the New York State Petroleum Council is expressing optimism that regulations for high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas development will be finalized in the year ahead

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Flu Cases Higher Than Normal

Widespread influenza activity is reported across New York State.

The latest weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control shows New York is one of four states where widespread flu cases are occurring

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

Fracking Foes Call on Cuomo to Restart Environmental Review

Opponents of high-volume hydraulic fracturing have sent a message to Governor Cuomo urging him to stop the shale gas rulemaking process involving New York State's environmental regulatory agency.

The group also called on Cuomo to restart the environmental review proceeding to require public involvement in the state Department of Health impact analysis of potential fracking

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Health Fair for Seniors in Endwell

Health screenings for seniors will be provided at an event in Endwell that will be hosted by the Southern Tier Center on Aging.

The health fair is scheduled for Thursday at the Broome West Senior Center at 2801 Wayne Street

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