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Southern Tier Casino Applications Are In

One of the smaller offerings of a casino license proposal sent to the New York Statek State Gaming Commission ahead of the 4 p.m. June 30 deadline weighed in at only a few thousand pages for an application for Orange County

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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Executive Offers a Cancer Update

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is back working in her office at the county office building after working at home while recovering from lung cancer surgery.

Preston says she was scheduled chemotherapy treatments locally through United Health Services on July 3 but plans to continue to work, especially concentrating on the budget

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

New York’s High Court Upholds Municipalities’ Zoning Rules

Municipalities in New York State have the right to control how properties within their borders are used.

New York’s highest court yesterday morning ruled in favor of municipalities like Dryden in Tompkins County, which put a ban on hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas within the town

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Red-Hot Binghamton Mets Travel To New Britain

The Binghamton Mets have been playing red-hot baseball.  They have won 16 of their last 19 games and three in a row versus the Altoona Curve.  Last night the B-Mets topped the Curve 7-4 as starting pitcher Matt Bowman went seven innings and gave up just a pair of runs to earn his sixth win of the season

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A 20 Year Old From Conklin is Charged With Underage Alcohol Possession

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say they found a 20 year old Conklin man in possession of a large, partially consumed bottle of vodka a almost a half pound of marijuana.

Brendon Bonsell was arrested as Sheriff’s officials investigated a report of youths trying to break into cars at a mobile home park on Stillwater Road in the Town of Conklin at around 3:30 a

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Face Book Tip Catches an Alleged Broome Cell Phone Thief

A tip to the Broome County Sheriff's face book page has lead to the arrest of a Town of Union man in connection with the theft of a phone from the Verizon Wireless store on Main Street, Endwell.

Officials say 32 year old David Curtis of Endwell is accused of stealing the $600 phone and damaging the device as he tried to remove the SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) card

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Missing Binghamton Boy Found Safe at a Pa. Park

 

Pennsylvania State Police say a Binghamton boy who became separated from two friends while hiking in Salt Spring State Park June 27 has been found and is safe.

 

Authorities say the 12 year old boy became separated from a 19 year old boy from Thompson and an 18 year old boy from Hallstead at around 8 p.m.

 

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

New Scoreboard Honors Long-Time Youth Coach

Michael Battaglino, long-time area youth baseball coach, was honored by friends and family Friday at Bud Sheehan Field at Recreation Park on Binghamton's West Side.  Battaglino coached a number of youth teams over several decades including Babe Ruth Baseball at Sheehan Field

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Cruisin’ Pallooza Features Big Car Lineup

Over 200 vehicles were on display at today's 14th annual Cruisin' Pallooza Car Show at the Broome County Fairgrounds in Whitney Point.  Cars from the 1930's to the 1990's were featured.  Along with vintage cars and trucks a number of motorcycles were on display as well

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

A Kingsley, Pa. Man is Charged With Weapon Possession in Johnson City

A Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania man is facing felony charges in Broome County after he was arrested in the Village of Johnson City.

Village police say they were investigating a minor crash on Main Street when 54 year old John Schultz of Kingsley pulled up and said he was lost

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