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Twin Tiers Schools Affected By Extreme Cold

Some area schools will open late January 8 because of the dangerously cold temperatures.

The National Weather Service office at the Greater Binghamton Airport has posted a Wind Chill Advisory for the region. It's scheduled

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More Flu Cases Confirmed In Broome County

The number of Binghamton-area residents diagnosed with the flu is rising.

Mari Yourdon of the Broome County Health Department says confirmed influenza cases started to increase around mid-December

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Government Leadership Positions in Broome County Filled

7th District Binghamton City Councilman is the new Council president.  The Democrat replaces fellow Democrat, 3rd District Councilwoman Teri Rennia.

Rennia steps in as majority leader.

Rennia can't run again in the fall and said she did not to serve as president in her last year on Council

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Chenango County Drug Raid Targets Heroin Sales

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say a no knock search warrant executed January 5 at a home on County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich has turned up heroin, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia

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Meth Lab Shut Down in Cortland County

Two people are accused of making methamphetamine at a residence in the Town of Homer.

Acting on an anonymous tip, Cortland County Sheriff’s Officials raided the home on Route 90 January 5.

Officers say it appeared a small number of people were involved in the manufacturing of methamphetamine

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Jon Bones Jones Enters Drug Treatment Program

Ultimate Fight champion, Jon Bones Jones of Endicott is in a drug rehabilitation program.

The 27 year old Light Heavyweight Champion, who successfully defended his title January 3 in Las Vegas, tested positive for the main component of cocaine

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Needs More School Crossing Guards

Binghamton officials say the city is recruiting school crossing guards. They say there's a "high need" for people to help assist children on their way to and from school.

Crossing guards must be at least 18 years old and have their own transportation

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Big Range Persists in Broome Gas Prices

The cost of gasoline continues to drop around the Twin Tiers and across the country. But drivers may notice a dramatic range in pump prices by driving just a few miles.

According to GasBuddy.com, an E

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Johnson City Man Arrested Following Crash

A 56-year-old man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a rollover crash in Johnson City.

Authorities say Michael Farrell of Johnson City was injured when the vehicle he was driving went off Oakdale Road, traveled up an embankment and overturned

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Cause of Binghamton Store Fire Determined

Fire investigators have ruled a blaze at a business on Binghamton's South Side "accidental."

The fire that caused heavy damage to the Family Dollar store on Vestal Avenue was started as a result of an electrical outlet failure

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