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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Treated in Broome

There have been a few confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease in Broome County this year.

Although an outbreak of the disease in New York City killed 12 people, it's not known whether anyone diagnosed with it in Broome County died

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Big Change to the CHOW Walk on Southern Tier Close Up

Appearing on the August 15 edition of the weekly, local public affairs show, Southern Tier Close Up, Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) Director, Mike Leahey talks about a change in the traditional date for the upcoming Hunger Walk

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Propane Fracking Gains Support in Tioga County

The Tioga County Legislature is giving its support to a proposal to use propane fracking to extract natural gas at a farm in the Town of Barton.

The Snyder Farm Group has applied for a permit from New York State to develop a gas well, using a fracking method that, developers say, is not included in the state-wide ban on fracking

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Fines for Concrete Slurry Dumped Into Susquehanna River

A Monroe County company and two employees are being fined for violation the Clean Water Act for dumping untreated hydro-demolition concrete slurry from a work project at the Binghamton Governmental Plaza parking garage into the Susquehanna River

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Report: Broome Rural Residents are Underserved

A new study presented by the Rural Health Network of South Central New York says people living in the country in Broome County are not enjoying the same services as their city cousins.

The study focused on Harpursville, Deposit, Windsor and Whitney Point school district areas and found a lack of access to health care and transportation

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WNBF News

Medical Marijuana Site

Broome County will be getting a medical marijuana dispensary but not a manufacturing facility that could have brought up to 200 jobs to the area.  Empire State Health Solutions will locate a dispensary at 589 Harry L

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Ideal Day With UHS

UHS Senior Living at Ideal celebrated its 25th anniversary at its High Avenue location in Endicott.  The facility opened in August, 1990 as the Ideal Senior Living Center. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Senior Living Complex Marks 25th Anniversary

It's been a quarter of a century since a Broome County hospital was transformed into a senior living campus.

The facility on High Avenue in Endicott opened as the Ideal Senior Living Center in August 1990

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Rock Against Suicide in Friendsville, Pennsylvania

The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier is looking to use the power of music to raise awareness of anti-suicide resources and the need to reach out to others who are having difficulties

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Magic Paintbrush and Our Parks Rec. Park Work on Close Up

It's a two-for-one Southern Tier Close Up Saturday at 12:10 p.m. on WNBF.

Jennifer O'Brien is the Executive Director of the Magic Paintbrush Project in the Southern Tier and she is also involved in the OurSpace renovations at Recreation Park in Binghamton to make the facilities accessible for everyone, no matter age or abilities

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