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Broome Considers Free Transportation for Treatment

Some Broome County residents, including veterans and people needing treatment for addiction could be getting a free ride on public transportation to get to their counseling and doctor appointments

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Re-hearing Urged

Several property owners are pushing for a re-hearing on a recent ruling allowing the developers of the Constitution natural gas transmission pipeline to access their properties.

The landowners in the Twin Tiers say they are being bullied into accepting low payments and forced access to their properties

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Farmers’ Market Vendors Sought in Binghamton and Union

Farmers markets in the region are preparing for spring and the opportunity for local farmers to sell their crops.

The Town of Union is seeking vendors for the weekly Farmers Markets at Highland Park which start June 2 and run through September 22

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Towanda Hospital Affiliates With Guthrie

Towanda Memorial Hospital is getting a new name with a new affiliation.

April 1, officials with Guthrie Clinic and Towanda Memorial announced the new affiliation and the renaming of the Bradford County medical facility to the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, which will feature additional services

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Study: Southern Tier Counties Face health Challenges

Out of 62 counties in New York State a new health ranking from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and  University of Wisconsin place Broome County near the bottom of the heap at 51 for health outcomes

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York Bans Brush Burning Through Mid-May

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say it’s expected to be another dry spring and outdoor burning of brush is again banned state-wide for a couple months.

Burning for the season is prohibited in towns with less than 20,000 residents but is banned year-round in larger municipalities

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Wegmans Recalls Frozen Spinach

Wegmans grocery chain and Amy’s Kitchen frozen foods are recalling spinach products under concern of possible Listeria contamination.

Wegmans is recalling its frozen Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Frozen Spinach with the best used by dates of January 27, 2017, code 50265 and February 2, 2017, code 50335

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Can Go Through Susquehanna Co.

A Federal judge says the Constitution Pipeline can be developed through northern Pennsylvania even though some Susquehanna County landowners did not agree to access to their properties.

U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion has ruled that the Constitution Pipeline had all the necessary permits from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the project serves the public interest

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Food Bank of the Southern Tier Clients Affected by Kraft Recall

The recall of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese dinners due to concerns about metal in the product is impacting the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

The group that supplies food to several hunger pantries and soup kitchens in the region says clients that received boxes of the product with a “best when used by” dates from September 18 to October 11 with a code C2 below the date should through them out immediately

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

American Heart Association Honors Stroke Survivor

It was just an ordinary day in the life of 32 year-old Mike Grygus.  An avid bicyclist he was taking a ride when he noticed some light-headedness.  An attempt to apply his brakes heading into an intersection didn't work

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