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Binghamton’s VINES Program to Celebrate Teen Volunteers

A Binghamton group that looks to improve the lifestyle of City residents is celebrating the end of the Summer Youth Employment Program with its fifth annual Family and Friends Potluck on August 7.

Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments or VINES has been working with a dozen teens from the City over the past 6 works at the Urban Farm, Community gardens and CHOW farm

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Northeast Pa. Residents Targeted in Window Scam

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for Northern Tier residents who may have been the victims of a home improvement scam.

Officials say Robert Kolovich of Northumberland, Pennsylvania was arrested on three warrants August 1 in connection with complaints that residents paid Kolovich or Lifetime Choice Windows and didn’t get any services or their money back

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A Town of Fenton Autistic Toddler is Found, Safe

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say an autistic toddler, who wandered away from his Town of Fenton home August 4 has been found in fairly good health.

Officials say it’s believed the two and a half year old boy left his home on Towpath Road shortly after 3:30 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Johnson City Habitat Home Groundbreaking Ceremony

Construction is about to begin on another Habitat for Humanity home in Broome County.

The new house is to be built on a lot at the corner of Floral Avenue and Willow Street in Johnson City.

Amy Winans, executive director of Broome County Habitat for Humanity, says this will be the group's 27th home

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hearings Set For Downtown Binghamton Store Plan

Binghamton officials will accept public comment on plans related to a proposed downtown Ellis Brothers furniture store.

The project is being pursued in the aftermath of a spring fire that ripped through a landmark Water Street store that had been operated by the Ellis family for decades

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Vestal Parkway Pavement Project Now Underway

Work on a long-awaited repaving project in the town of Vestal has started.

Route 434 from Main Street in Vestal to Tioga County is to be resurfaced over the next several weeks.

The initial phase of the Vestal Parkway project began this morning

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Firefighter Injured At Windsor Apartment Blaze

One firefighter was hurt at the scene of a two-alarm blaze that caused heavy damage to a town of Windsor apartment house.

The fire at 1075 Old Route Seventeen was reported shortly before 10 o'clock this morning

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Southern Tier Disaster Response Volunteers Sought

People who sign up to be part of a statewide disaster volunteer network this month will get a free disaster preparedness kit.

The first 300 new skilled volunteers need to create a profile before August 31 and submit it to officials with the Southern Tier Regional Volunteer Center

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New York Casino License Applications are Online

New York State Gambling Regulators say the applications that have been submitted for up to four casino licenses have been posted online with the financial details that aren't subject to the Open Records Law blocked out

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Tompkin-Cortland County Chase Results in Meth Arrests

Charges are being filed in two counties following a chase August 2 during which the occupants of a vehicle were seen by authorities throwing so called ‘One Pot’ methamphetamine cooking devices out of the window of a fleeing vehicle

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