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New York Offers Overdose Reversal Training to Civilians

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services is offering training for civilians in administrating the opioid overdose reversal drug, Naloxone.

Over three dozen classes are being offered at a dozen OASAS addiction centers

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STAP Prepares for the 16th Annual AIDS Ride For Life at Cayuga Lake

Southern Tier AIDS Program Special Events Coordinator, Cindy Rotella, appearing on the August 9 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, talks about the work of STAP, the changes that have come since the 1980s in the fight against AIDS and HIV and helping those with the disease manage their condition

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Veterans’ Administration Looks at Possible Binghamton Clinic Sites

The Veterans Administration may be looking at opening a new clinic in the City of Binghamton.

It’s being widely reported that the VA is looking at the recently closed Weis supermarket space on Main Street on the West Side

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton’s VINES Program to Celebrate Teen Volunteers

A Binghamton group that looks to improve the lifestyle of City residents is celebrating the end of the Summer Youth Employment Program with its fifth annual Family and Friends Potluck on August 7.

Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments or VINES has been working with a dozen teens from the City over the past 6 works at the Urban Farm, Community gardens and CHOW farm

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Southern Tier Disaster Response Volunteers Sought

People who sign up to be part of a statewide disaster volunteer network this month will get a free disaster preparedness kit.

The first 300 new skilled volunteers need to create a profile before August 31 and submit it to officials with the Southern Tier Regional Volunteer Center

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Landowners Challenge Gas Lawsuit Defeat

Opponents of high volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the region are calling the latest legal action by the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York another expensive, unnecessary distraction and a political stunt

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Water to be Shut Off on Part of Front St., Binghamton

City of Binghamton officials are advising residents and businesses on Front Street between Gaines Street and Winding Way to prepare for a planned interruption in water service July 31.

No water will be available from 7 a

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Chris Thater Races Highlighted in Southern Tier Close Up

(written by Emily Venuti)

Appearing on July 26th edition of the local public affairs program, Chris Marion the Broome County Stop DWI coordinator, talks about the changes to the 31st annual Chris Thater Memorial Races

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Reports on Pa. Gas Industry are Critical of Regulators

A new report surfacing in Pennsylvania claims environmental regulators have fallen short in keeping track of the natural gas industry and its impact on water safety and public health.

The records, that were released yesterday, are based on a Department of Environmental Protection spreadsheet and say the DEP lacks a clear policy on the frequency of inspection of wells and shows gas and oil extraction has damaged water supplies in the Keystone State 200 times since 2007

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Johnson Factory Cleanup

The Town of Union is taking control of securing a former Endicott Johnson shoe factory on Page Avenue after the owner allegedly ignored orders to maintain the property or demolish it.

Town Supervisor Rose Sotak says the town has secured part of the fencing around the building and has mowed a portion of the site

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