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Hurricane Sandy

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NYSEG, Other Utilities Face State Investigation

New York State Electric and Gas, along with several other utilities, will face scrutiny after their power restoration efforts following Hurricane Sandy were criticized by customers and government officials

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYSEG Moving Forward with Power Restoration

Thousands of New York State Electric and Gas customers remained without electric service as a result of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Utility crews were making progress in restoring power but their job may not be completed for a few more days

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton University Reaches Out to Those Affected By Hurricane

Many of those who live in some of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy have ties to Binghamton University.

Members of the campus community will be joining forces to try to provide some assistance to those who've experienced losses because of the storm

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Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

Red Cross Sees Blood Donation Shortfall After Sandy

Superstorm Sandy forced the cancellation of several American Red Cross blood drives which has resulted in a shortfall of more than 7,000 blood donations in the Northeast.

The Red Cross says that they expect more cancellations and additional losses of blood donations while areas deal with the aftermath of the storm

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More than 100,000 NYSEG Customers Lose Power

It may take several days before all New York State Electric and Gas customers who lost electric service during the storm are back on line.

The utility Tuesday afternoon reported 113,483 customers in dozens of New York state counties were without electricity following the strong winds and heavy rains brought by Sandy

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Photo: Getty Images

Southern Tier Escapes Sandy’s Worst

Superstorm Sandy has devastated many areas along the Eastern Seaboard and Mid-Atlantic over the past 24 hours.  For the most part, the Southern Tier was unscathed.  There have been no reports of any major damage in our area

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Broome County Power Outages Continue to Mount

As the heavier winds and rain from Hurricane Sandy move through Broome, Tioga and Chenango Counties more power outages are being reported by NYSEG.  As of 7 PM  970 NYSEG customers were reported without power in Broome County

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Photo: Getty Images

Sandy Now ‘Post-Tropical’; Threat Far From Over

That National Weather Service National Hurricane Center is now saying that what was Hurricane Sandy has lost it's tropical characteristics.  The storm, now being dubbed "Super Storm Sandy" is still packing a punch with 85 mile per hour winds and plenty of rain

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Binghamton Preparing For Sandy

Traffic on Court Street in downtown Binghamton late this afternoon was very light as both the City and Broome County have issued a State of Emergency.  Only emergency personnel, public safety and  health workers along with essential govenrment personnel  are permitted to travel on roadways within Broome County

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Photo: Getty Images

Hurricane Sandy Coming Ashore

Powerful Hurricane Sandy is coming ashore near Atlantic City, New Jersey as a strong Category 1 storm.

Sandy continues to spread heavy rains and very strong winds all along the Eastern Seaboard

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