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Skillets Fly for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity

The annual Chenango County Dairy Day June 20 features the Chenango County Habitat for Humanity Skillet toss competition to raise money for the charity.

Participants of all ages will make donations of at least one dollar for two throws of a specially fabricated and weighted 3 1/2 pound steel skillet trying for the greatest distance

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Police Modernization Endorsed

Representatives of local civil rights and human services organizations appeared at the Binghamton City Council Business meeting June 17 to endorse the proposed Police Modernization Law to address issues concerning the diversification of the makeup of the police force and how officers interact with the public

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Emergency Responders Concerned About ATV Safety

Some local emergency responders are expressing concern about All Terrain Vehicle safety with the summer season getting underway.

A juvenile girl was sent to the hospital June 17 after crashing an ATV at about 7 p

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Category: Articles, Health, Local News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Fire Destroys a Newark Valley Home

Officials are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a house in Newark Valley June 17.No one was home at the residence on Pump Hill Road shortly after 8:30 a.m.

While it took firefights less than an hour to bring the blaze under control, the floor and a portion of the metal roof collapsed and firefighters had to focus their efforts on an outside attack

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Man Charged With 2 Felonies Following Crash

A Binghamton man is facing felony charges following a crash on Day Hollow road in the Town of Owego June 16.

New York State Police say 56 year old Donald Morrison is accused of driving drunk when he crashed into a mailbox and a tree, causing his vehicle to roll over at around 10:30 p

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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Getty Images/Scott Halleran Photo

Nancy Lopez Returns to Dick’s Open

World Golf Hall of Fame member Nancy Lopez returns to the Dick's Sporting Goods Open to take part in the United Health Services Golf Exhibition on Wednesday, August 26th at the En Joie Golf Course in Endicott

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Police Review “Being Finalized”

A city-commissioned review of the Binghamton Police Department is expected to be completed by the end of the month.

The Broome County law firm of Coughlin and Gerhart started interviewing police personnel in March after police chief Joseph Zikuski was placed on administrative leave

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Demolition Clearing Way For Vestal Medical Complex

Crews have started to tear down a long-vacant building in Vestal in preparation for the construction of a medical office facility.

United Health Services intends to build a 69,000-square-foot structure at the site of the former Van Atta automobile dealership

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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Police Release New Images of Prison Escapees

As law enforcement officers continue to search for prison escapees David Sweat and Richard Matt, police have released "progression photos" of what they may look like after several days.

New York State Police investigators hope the new images will assist in efforts to locate the men

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

July Fest Plans on Southern Tier Close Up

Binghamton's July Fest is just around the corner and Downtown Binghamton Business Association president, Ron Sall says the details are being finalized.

Speaking on the June 20 edition of the weekly, local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Sall says the 53rd annual downtown celebration of the arts is still growing and evolving

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