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Wind Chill Advisory for Twin Tiers But Ambient Air Also Below Zero

Area residents February 24 woke up to temperatures well below zero, not taking into account any wind causing the "feels like" temperature to plummet even more.

Winds died down, so the National Weather Service has swapped out a Wind Chill Warning that had been issued until 10 a

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

More Arctic Air for Twin Tiers

A short break from dangerous wind chill readings in the area is over.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning again for most of Central New York until 10 a.m. February 24.

The Northern Tier of Pennsylvania is under a Wind Chill Advisory also until 10 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Supervisor Says Secession Suggestion Wasn’t Serious

The Conklin Town Supervisor says he wasn’t really serious when he said the Southern Tier of New York should secede and become part of Pennsylvania after an indefinite ban on high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York was declared in December

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Southern Tier Residents & University Students Urged to Save Energy

Many homeowners are struggling between the urge to turn up the thermostat during the bitterly cold weather and trying to save on their energy bills and local residents, apparently, are not alone.

An email has been sent to Binghamton University students asking them to do their best to conserve energy

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Carbon Monoxide Concerns in the Cold

New York State Electric and Gas says safety is of upmost importance during the cold snap and residents should be vigilant for carbon monoxide.

Vents and chimneys for natural gas heating units and appliances like dryers should be kept free of snow and ice to avoid CO buildup

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Candor State Of Emergency Called Following Highway Dpt. Fire

The fire that wiped out much of the Town of Candor's highway equipment, including snow plows in a fire at the Highway Department Garage, is prompting officials to put residents on alert.

The Town has issued a state of emergency due to the impact of the loss on public safety, involving the clearing, salting and sanding of roads

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Fires Prompt Safety Reminders About Heating Homes and Thawing Pipes

Fire officials say attempts to thaw pipes with a propane heating device called a Salamander at Post Trailer Park in Apalachin started a fire that destroyed a family’s mobile home.

The blaze was reported at around 1 p

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Twin Tiers Cold, Feb. 19 National Weather Service Update

The National Weather Service has issued  Wind Chill Advisory  to 7 p.m. February 19 and a Wind Chill Watch for 7 p.m. February 19 to 10 a.m. February 20.

Wind chill readings could be dropping to between -10 and -20 and remaining at those levels through February 19

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Free App Helps Broome Residents Identify Suicide Risk

Several months after Broome County mental health officials announced they were developing a cellular telephone application for residents to identify risk of suicide, the app. is officially being launched

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Mayor David Plays the Binghamton Issues Card Game on Close Up

The January 10 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close up featuring Binghamton Mayor Richard David playing a card game with host, Kathy Whyte  to identify and address issues facing Binghamton in 2015 was very popular, so an encore presentation will be aired February 21

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