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Mayor: “Good Chance” for Binghamton Casino Bid

Binghamton Mayor Richard David says he believes "there's a good chance" an application for a casino license will be submitted to the state.

New York's Gaming Commission has issued a request for casino license applications from the Southern Tier.

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Category: Business, Local News, News
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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Southern Tier Close Up Celebrates National Library Month

April is National Library Month and the March 28 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up celebrates with Broome County Library Director Lisa Wise.

While your local library still has hands-on books in their collection, modern libraries, like the Broome Central Library in Binghamton have also embraced the digital age

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

Fire at Vacant Town of Owego Farmhouse Investigated

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a centuries-old Town of Owego farmhouse that was vacant as it was undergoing renovations.

Fire Crews from the Southside Fire Company were joined at the site on Waits Road shortly before 11 a

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

Binghamton Man Held for 2012 Conklin Bank Robberies

New York State Police say  a 54-year-old Binghamton man is accused of robbing the same bank twice within two weeks more than two years ago.

Scott Wade was arraigned March 23 on two counts of robbery following his indictment last month by a Broome County Grand Jury

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Whitney Point Gets a New Mayor

Whitney Point's new Mayor is Trustee Ryan Reynolds.

A hand-count of the 156 ballots cast on the 18th put Reynolds over Trustee Jason Somers in a vote of 83 to 73.

Reynolds takes over as Mayor April 1

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott Police Searching For Missing Man

Endicott Police are asking for help in locating a village resident who has been missing since November.

Police officials say 59-year-old Harry Kostick left his Lincoln Ave. residence in September of 2014 and has not returned

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Johnson City Man Robs Village Walmart

A Johnson City man has been arrested and charged with burglary for stealing items from the village's Walmart.

Police say 47-year-old Brian Kelsey was observed taking the items by store security shortly after 7 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Mayor Discusses Police Chief Decision

Mayor Richard David spoke about the status of Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski after Officer Kristi Sager filed a discrimination complaint with the state Division of Human Rights.

David was interviewed Tuesday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program following his announcement that he had placed Zikuski on paid administrative leave until further notice.

The mayor sa

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Sued in Inmate Death

A lawsuit filed against Broome County and County Jail officials in connection with the death of an inmate in January is alleging officers beat 35 year old Salladin Barton and allowed him to lie on the floor of his cell for a period of time after suffering a seizure and before summoning medical attention

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York Bans Brush Burning Through Mid-May

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say it’s expected to be another dry spring and outdoor burning of brush is again banned state-wide for a couple months.

Burning for the season is prohibited in towns with less than 20,000 residents but is banned year-round in larger municipalities

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