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Broome Health Department Building Closed Friday

The Broome County Health Department building in Binghamton will remain closed until further notice following a problem linked to a renovation project.

The site at 225 Front Street was evacuated Thursday morning because of excessive fumes from a floor sealant that had been used by a contractor doing overnight work

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Sabra Hummus Recall Announced

Virginia-based Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus, sold nation-wide, due to possible contamination with Listeria.

The Classic varieties in the 10 oz. and 30

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Public Meeting on IBM-Endicott Contamination

An environmental group is planning to discuss what might be done to continue the cleanup at a polluted Endicott manufacturing site once owned by IBM.

The Western Broome Environmental Stakeholders Coalition will hold a public meeting at the First United Methodist Church at 53 McKinley Avenue

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Child Abuse Prevention Month on Southern Tier Close Up

Broome County Family Violence Prevention Council coordinator Janette Cyganovich Brush appears on the April 11 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up to talk about April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and the 30th anniversary of the formation of the collaborative effort known as the Family Violence Prevention Council

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

M.A.S.H. Camp Coming to Lourdes Hospital

M.A.S.H Camp is coming to Lourdes Hospital for students entering 8th and 9th grade this fall.  Lourdes is giving students the opportunity to spend two days in the world of healthcare inside a hospital setting

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Considers Free Transportation for Treatment

Some Broome County residents, including veterans and people needing treatment for addiction could be getting a free ride on public transportation to get to their counseling and doctor appointments

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Re-hearing Urged

Several property owners are pushing for a re-hearing on a recent ruling allowing the developers of the Constitution natural gas transmission pipeline to access their properties.

The landowners in the Twin Tiers say they are being bullied into accepting low payments and forced access to their properties

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Farmers’ Market Vendors Sought in Binghamton and Union

Farmers markets in the region are preparing for spring and the opportunity for local farmers to sell their crops.

The Town of Union is seeking vendors for the weekly Farmers Markets at Highland Park which start June 2 and run through September 22

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Towanda Hospital Affiliates With Guthrie

Towanda Memorial Hospital is getting a new name with a new affiliation.

April 1, officials with Guthrie Clinic and Towanda Memorial announced the new affiliation and the renaming of the Bradford County medical facility to the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, which will feature additional services

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Study: Southern Tier Counties Face health Challenges

Out of 62 counties in New York State a new health ranking from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and  University of Wisconsin place Broome County near the bottom of the heap at 51 for health outcomes

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