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Dead Fox Show-And-Tell Raises Concerns in Greene

Officials in the Greene Central School District are looking into an incident in which a teacher reportedly paraded a road-kill fox carcass around three classes February 27.

The district only learned of the incident through a parent March 5th

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

The Move of the Chris Thater Races Discussed on Southern Tier Close Up

Speaking on the March 8 edition of the local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Broome County Stop DWI coordinator Chris Marion and Binghamton Mayor Rich David provide more details about the move of the popular Chris Thater Memorial bicycle and foot races from the area of Recreation Park on Binghamton's west side to downtown this year

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Possible New York Governor Candidate Touts Gas Drilling

High volume, hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas may be on the fast track in New York if Republican Westchester County Executive, Rob Astornino becomes governor.

Astorino was the keynote speaker at the Broome County GOP Lincoln Day dinner February 28 in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Johnson City’s Arch St. Bridge to be Renovated

A major road construction project is planned for next year in Johnson City.

A public information meeting was held yesterday to outline the planned Arch Street Bridge reconstruction project.

The nine-month long construction project beginning in April of next year will mean a detour for northbound traffic

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Town of Union Issues a Timeline for Dealing With Blighted West Endicott Property

 

Town of Union officials say they want the owners of a building on North Page Avenue to get off the dime and either fix up the property or demolish the former Endicott Johnson warehouse. 

The Town Board has unanimously voted in a timeline for the owner to address safety issues with the property.

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photo by Kathy Whyte
photo by Kathy Whyte

Fracking Debated at Binghamton University

An estimated 300 people on both sides of the issue of high volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the region don’t appear to have been swayed either way by arguments presented in a debate at Binghamton University

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Arbitrator Orders Gas Company to Pay in Bradford County Contamination Claim

A report in a Bradford County, Pennsylvania newspaper says a Terry Township woman is being compensated tens of thousands of dollars by a drilling company for methane contamination in her water.

According to the report in the Daily Review, Jacqueline Place signed a lease in June 2008 that included a clause that would allow for arbitration should there be any damage caused by activity in the area by Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Icy Conditions on Twin Tiers Sidewalks and Streets

 

Motorists and pedestrians alike are being cautioned about slippery conditions. 

Moisture from precipitation and melting snow has frozen on sidewalks and on roadways.

Intersections are especially prone to black ice from frozen run-off. 

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

The new Community Engagement Coordinator for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Randi Lynn Quackenbush makes her first radio appearance on local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up February 8

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Restrictions Eased to Get Home Heating Fuel to Pa. Residents

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has extended a temporary waiver on the hours of service restrictions regarding the delivery of oil and propane for home heating systems.

PennDOT says the extension is in reaction to the prolonged harsh winter conditions

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