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Broome Government Offices Adjust Hours for Thanksgiving

Operating hours for many Broome County government offices and departments will be changed this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Some buildings and departments will close at three o'clock Wednesday afternoon and remain closed Thursday and Friday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Flu Shots Still Available For Broome County Residents

The Broome County Health Department is holding one more flu clinic for people who have yet to obtain their seasonal shot.

A clinic was held Monday afternoon at the health department offices at 225 Front Street in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Is There An Unplugged Gas Well Near Your Home?

Searchable maps with information about thousands of unplugged, abandoned gas and oil wells in upstate New York are being made available by an environmental data collection company.

Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, says the details about 5,046 old wells in 38 counties had not been available to the public

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

November Is National Homecare Month

For individuals and families who face illness or injury that involves lengthy recovery time the opportunity to recuperate or be cared for at home becomes a major issue.  Studies have shown that patients often times show more improvement at home than in a nursing home or recovery home environment

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego-Apalachin “Peaceful” School Buses

A peaceful bus is a happy bus -- and a safe bus. More than 400 elementary students in the Owego-Apalachin School District are being encouraged by administrators and bus drivers to be respectful and responsible as they travel to and from school

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Small Soda Edict Heads to Court

You might be able to buy a really big soda next spring at New York City restaurants, sports venues and street carts after all.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on the sale of some large sugar-sweetened drinks was scheduled to take effect in less than five months

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Flu Clinics Starting in Broome and Tioga Counties

Broome and Tioga County residents will have several opportunities to obtain a flu shot over the next few weeks.

Many pharmacies and supermarkets have been offering vaccinations. In some cases, they're available seven-days-a-week

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton University President: Hazing Must Stop

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says most of the quotes in recent news stories about hazing involving Binghamton students included quotes that were "taken out of context, second-hand and anonymous

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Binghamton Medical Campus Plan Moves Forward

The historic Binghamton building known as "The Castle" at what once was the New York State Inebriate Asylum is to be transformed into a medical campus.

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Bruno Vincent/Getty Images

Police: Check Your Child Safety Seat

Police agencies across Central New York are reminding drivers of the importance of properly using child safety seats.

Major Kevin Molinari, commander of New York State Police Troop "C" in Sidney, says local troopers are participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week, which started Sunday

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