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Free Summer Meals for Children Offered in Tioga County

Children in the area of the Owego/Apalachin School district will be able to eat breakfast and lunch weekdays during the summer for free.

The district is offering the program at the Common Ground Community Center June 29-August 21

Owego-Apalachin Middle School June 29-August 21

East Waverly Park June 29-July 31

Apalachin Elementary School June 29-August 21

Spencer Fire Department July 6-August 14

Newark Valley Middle School July 14-Aigist 5, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Richford Town Hall, lunch only, July 6-August 12

Breakfast will be available 8:30-9:30 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Seton High Hosts a Blood Drive Dedicated to Cancer Patients

Seton Catholic High School Students are participating in a blood drive May 5.

The blood drive is open to the public and will take place in the school gymnasium at 70 Seminary Avenue, Binghamton from 8:30 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Legislator Calls for a Meth Lab Database

A Broome County legislator says the Sheriff’s Office and Health Department should develop a database that shows all known meth lab activity in the county.

Democrat Jason Garnar says he’s noticed an increase in reports of methamphetamine manufacturing operations uncovered in the area recently

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WNBF News/File Photo
WNBF News/File Photo

Airport to Host Disaster Drill

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston and Aviation Commissioner Dave Hickling  say there will be a mock disaster drill held June 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Greater Binghamton Airport.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Broome Collects Hundreds of Pounds of Expired Drugs

The Broome County Sheriff’s Office reports over 800 pounds of expired and unwanted medications have been collected and safely disposed of between last October and March.

The department also partnered with the Broome County Office for Aging in April and May to visit senior centers and collected an additional 800 pounds of drugs for disposal

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Broome County Raises Childhood Hunger Awareness

Child Hunger Awareness Week is being observed in Broome County.

The Broome County Child Hunger Taskforce reports 25% of Broome County  children under the age of 18 live in poverty.  Over 24% of children in the county live in households that struggle to put food on the table and of the over 13,000 Broome County children eligible for free or reduced price meals, only 22% received meals last summer

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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
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
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
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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