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Pets For Vets Begins in Tioga County

A local animal shelter becomes only the 5th in the Nation to join the Pets For Vets organization.

Stray Haven in Tioga County has been accepted as a member, which allows the shelter to work with area veterans to match them with companion animals

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Troopers and a Citizen Rescue Girl From Dam Intake Tunnel

A teenaged girl is okay after being pulled from the intake of the Whitney Point Dam July 15.

Around 8 p.m., Trooper Donald Atkinson responded to Dorchester Park and heard the girl screaming for help

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Wilson Parking Garage Collapse Update

A State of Emergency remains in effect for the next few days unless Village of Johnson City and Broome County officials opt to lift it, in an area around Wilson Hospital where the parking garage across from the emergency room on Baldwin Street collapsed at around 3:20 p

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Photo: Bob Joseph
Photo: Bob Joseph

Johnson City Hospital Parking Ramp Collapsed

The parking ramp at Wilson Hospital near the emergency room entrance has collapsed into the bottom floor.  The two story parking structure is on Baldwin Street directly across from the facility's emergency room

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Tioga County Approves Sparklers

New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July may be a little louder in Tioga County.

The legislature has unanimously approved a local law to allow the use of sparklers and small fireworks.

33 counties in New York State now have limited fireworks approval following a relaxing of a state law

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Year-Round Farmers’ Market Planned in Broome

Broome County may soon have a year-round farmer’s market in the Town of Dickinson.

The Town is reviewing the plans but the proposal looks to locate the market behind Cornell Cooperative Extension on Upper Front Street

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton & Endicott to Develop Microgrid Technology

Binghamton is one of 80 cities selected by the state to get funding for studying microgrids.

A microgrid is a smaller, separate power system aside from the main power grid that could keep power on to essential services like police and fire in an emergency

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Second Medical Marijuana Site in Broome Proposed

Another company is looking to get into the medical marijuana business with a location in Broome County.

According to filings with New York State, Wayne county pharmaceutical company, Butler Evergreen has filed for a license to manufacture and dispense medicinal marijuana with the manufacturing done in Wayne County and distribution at a facility on a busy stretch of the Vestal Parkway East

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Military Provides Health Screeings in Norwich

Kathy Whyte/WNBF NewsChenango County Cares is hosting an Innovative Readiness Training event July 13 through the 23 that provides training for military service members to prepare them for their missions while offering free medical and veterinary services for anyone who wants it

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Northside Binghamton Grocery Boost

New York State funding has been secured to help develop a plaza that will bring a grocery store back to the North Side of Binghamton.

$150,000 has been secured by State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton for the project at the former Big Lots Plaza on State Street

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