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Vestal Church Destroyed by Fire

Fire destroyed a Vestal church overnight May 18.

The fire at the Grace Lutheran Church was reported between 10 and 10:30 p.m. and crews responding to the scene said flames were shooting through the roof of the structure on Main Street near Hazel Street when they arrived at the scene

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Norfolk Southern Purchase of D&H Line Approved

Federal regulators have approved Norfolk Southern's purchase of nearly 300 miles of rail line now owned by Delaware and Hudson Railway in New York and Pennsylvania.

The $217 million sale has been given the green light by the United States Surface Transportation Board

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Category: Business, Local News, News
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Townsquare Media Photo

World’s Largest Yard Sale Draws Thousands to Fairgrounds

The Thrift With a Twist World's Largest Yard Sale was held Saturday at the Broome County Fairgrounds in Whitney Point. 

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Broome County government
Broome County government

Willow Point Nursing Home Forum to Be Held

A public forum on the future of Broome County's Willow Point Nursing Home will be held in Johnson City Tuesday.

The session, organized by the Southern Tier chapter of Citizen Action of New York, will allow county residents to discuss concerns they have regarding the Vestal facility

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endwell Man Accused of Stealing $1,000 From Walmart

Investigators say an Endwell man faces a felony charge for allegedly taking more than $1,000 from a Johnson City store.

Johnson City police say 32-year-old Gregory Blosser is believed to have stolen money from cash registers while he was employed at the Walmart store on Gannett Drive

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Salmonella Concern Prompts Dog Food Recall

Federal regulators have announced the recall of thousands of pounds of dog food because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

The dog food affected was sold by OC Raw Dog of California in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Florida Firm to Conduct BC Transit Study

Broome County will be paying $80,000 to TransPro Consulting from Tampa, Florida to outline plans to revamp the county’s bus service.

The county legislature has okayed the year-long contract to look into ways to make BC Transit more efficient in both its rate structure and routes

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

Broome County Executive Deb Preston’s Husband Passes Away

Calling hours were scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. May 19 at Savage Funeral Home on Conklin Avenue for Broome County Executive Debra Preston’s husband, Paul.

According to the obituary announcement, the 81 year old passed away May 16 after battling multiple diseases

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Chenango County Deputy Remembered 67 Years After Death

A Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputy, who died in the line of duty in 1948 finally has a place on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C.

Deputy Hiram Moore’s name was formally added during the 27th annual Candlelight Vigil May 13 after information obtained from numerous sources, including descendants and historical records, was submitted to the Officers’ Memorial Fund Names Committee last fall

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Creatas
Creatas

Attack Planned on Hancock Muslim Community

A former candidate for the U.S. Congress in Tennessee has accepted a plea deal after federal prosecutors say they found he was planning an attack on a mosque and school in a Muslim village in Hancock, New York

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News, News

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