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West Endicott Neighbors Want National Pipe Closed

Some residents in West Endicott want to kick out a fairly new neighbor.

Affidavits were collected last night, signed by residents wanting National Pipe and Plastics in their new location on Mills Avenue to be shut down due to complaints about possible toxic gas emissions, loud noises and dangerous traffic

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Transportation Planners Boost Bicycling

Transportation planners in the Binghamton area will be working to help the region's bicyclists.

The needs of those who ride bikes are addressed in an updated Bicycle Plan released by the Binghamton Metropolitan Tran

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Farm Market Season Highlighted on Close Up

Eric Denk of the Downtown Binghamton Farmers' Market is the guest on the May 23 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up.

Denk discusses the history of the market that sets up each summer next to the Broome County Courthouse green, how the market has grown and how its changed over the year in relation to products that are offered

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Louie G. Townsquare Media photo

Landslides and Road Closures Follow Twin Tier’s Storm

Debris on roads from downpours May 18-19 has continued to be an issue for motorists and public works crews had to remove rocks and debris from roadway.

Early May 19, Glenwood between Clinton Street and Main Street was blocked off as water continued to stand under the railroad bridge

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Salmonella Concern Prompts Dog Food Recall

Federal regulators have announced the recall of thousands of pounds of dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

The dog food affected was sold by OC Raw Dog of California in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fines Urged for Waverly Research Animal Breeder

A complaint has been filed against a Waverly company that breeds dogs and cats for research purposes.
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation NOW is seeking federal fines and revocation of Liberty Research Incorporated’s license to breed animals

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Businessman Admits Improperly Handling Hazardous Waste

An Owego man is to be sentenced in September after pleading guilty to treating, storing and disposing of hazardous waste without a permit.

Federal prosecutors say 46 year old Brian Davis is the owner of Large Car LLC, which installs and removes old industrial plating equipment for re-use or recycling

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York State Final Fracking Review Released

A final review by New York State environmental regulators says fracking has the potential to be just too dangerous to be allowed in the state.

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the next step following the May 13 release of its Final Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement is the issuing, in 10 days, its legally binding findings statement that officially would put the ban on fracking in place

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Photo: KEMAL BAŞ

May Is American Stroke Month

May is National Stroke Month. The American Stroke Association is emphasizing recognition of stroke symptoms and warning signs. 

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Lyme Disease Conference Coming to Binghamton University

Kathy Whyte/WNBF NewsBinghamton University is hosting a Lyme Disease Conference May 9.

The tick-borne disease can cause debilitating illness or even death.

While there have been few human cases reported locally recently, several instances of pets, primarily dogs, being infected in the area have been documented over the past year

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