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Money Available for Broome Small Businesses

The local group that helps steer economic development policy in Broome County is offering funding to help small businesses to grow.

The Agency says the Grow Broome Fund, launched in January, has up to $2 million available for lending to eligible small businesses

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS
Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS

Ross Park’s Carousel May be Moved

The iconic carousel at Ross Park Zoo, which has sat for decades, nestled in the glen off Morgan Road at the entrance to the zoo, may soon be moving up the hill.

The City of  Binghamton is asking for a half million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Parks and Historic Preservation to rehabilitate the carousel and relocate the merry-go-round from the lower part of the zoo in front of the ticket booth to the area that now houses pavilions and a playground

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hawley Street Heroin Seized

Two Binghamton residents are facing drug charges following a search of a home on Hawley Street in the City.

Members of the Broome Special Investigations Unit Task force searched the residence and confiscated 2

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Stabbing Reported in Binghamton

City of Binghamton Police are investigating a reported stabbing on the West Side.

Police and ambulance crews were called to Main Street between Murray and Chapin Streets at around 5:50 a.m. August 15 with a report of someone stabbed in the leg

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Two Charged in Oakdale Mall Shoplifting Case

Johnson City police have arrested two people following a shoplifting incident at the Oakdale Mall.

Authorities said 52-year-old Pamela Greene was charged with burglary and 27-year-old Islam Greene was charged with petit larceny

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New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner
New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner

Bridges Named After Trooper Christopher Skinner

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to name sections of state roads in memory of deceased law enforcement officers, including one in Broome County.

The bridges carrying Interstate 81 over U

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New York State Police Photo
New York State Police Photo

Death Investigation in Chenango County Leads to Drug Bust

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say a City of Norwich man is accused of selling drug following an investigation that began in the Town of Plymouth.

Officials say on August 5th they investigated an unattended death in the town and found packets of heroin at the scene

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Southern Tier Gets Help Avoiding Foreclosures

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says more and more homeowners in the Southern Tier who are in danger of falling to foreclosure are getting help from New York State.

In a visit to Binghamton August 13, Schneiderman said the Southern Tier-Monroe region sought help from the state Homeowners Protection Program and State Mortgage Program more than any other area outside of New York City with 3,700 households saved from foreclosure

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Broome County SIU photo
Broome County SIU photo

Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested in Deposit

A Deposit man is accused of dealing drugs following a month-long investigation by the  Delaware and Broome County Sheriff’s departments.

Authorities say 29 year old Clint Stevens is charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance and two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance

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Endwell Man Charged with Assault, Criminal Mischief

State police say an Endwell man was arrested following a disturbance outside a Watson Boulevard residence.

Authorities say 37-year-old Christopher Valentine was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief

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