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Broome County Goes Purple

Broome County has a dozen new signs on its highways announcing it is a Purple Heart County.

The Purple signs are located on Routes 17 C, 12, 11, 26, 38B, 7 and 434.

The Broome County Legislature adopted a resolution authorizing the signs at a May 2014 meeting to recognize the sacrifices of thousands of local residents who were injured or killed while serving in the U

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Drug Raid Turns up Crack Cocaine

A Binghamton man is being held in the Broome County Jail without bail after members of the Broome County Special Investigations Task Force searched his Griswold Street Home October 9.

Authorities say 22 year old Leto Ocasio was found to be in possession of one plastic knotted wrap containing seven and a half grams of crack cocaine, metal knuckles and two digital scales

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Future Uncertain For Tioga Public Transit Riders

The people who use Tioga County's public transportation bus system still have several weeks before they must come up with some alternatives.

The bus service is scheduled to stop operating at the end of November

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Damaged Building At Vestal Temple Demolished

Demolition crews have been busy tearing down a Vestal temple building that was damaged by a roof collapse.

The roof over Temple Israel's social hall gave way last December. No one was inside the building at the time and there were no injuries

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Killer Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

A Binghamton man has been sentenced to at least forty years in prison in a vicious attack that left a First Ward man dead and his pregnant girlfriend critically injured.

22-year-old Julian Talamantez III had pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder counts in the November 2013 incident at 32 Mygatt Street

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

[AUDIO] Libous, Starzak Debate On “Binghamton Now”

The candidates for the 52nd District seat in the New York State Senate faced each other in a live debate broadcast Friday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Republican incumbent Thomas Libous and Democratic challenger Anndrea Starzak discussed some of the issues and challenges facing the Southern Tier and the state.

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

New York State Senate Debate On WNBF

Incumbent New York State Senator Thomas Libous and challenger Andrea Starzak held a spirited one-hour debate this morning on Binghamton Now hosted by Bob Joseph.  Libous, a Republican and Starzak, a Democrat, discussed issues relevant to the Greater Binghamton community as well as New York State

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WNBF News/ Sean Holbert Photo

Binghamton Columbus Day Tournament of Band Set to Step Off

 

The annual Columbus Day Tournament of Bands high school band competition and the Italian Festival take place starting at 9 a.m. October 13 in Downtown Binghamton. 

Motorists should be aware that Court Street and Water Street will be closed most of the day.  C

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Kathy Whyte WNBF News photo

Missing Windsor Man Found on Susquehanna River Island

Broome County Sheriff David Harder is extending his thanks to searchers who set out early October 9 to look for a 30 year old Windsor man who had been reported missing from Locust Street in the Village since October 7

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Chobani Donates to Turkish Refugees

The global stage has just gotten closer to home in the Southern Tier and Central New York.

The Turkish-born Founder of Chobani Yogurt, which has a manufacturing facility in New Berlin, is pledging to send $2 million to help the refugees fleeing the fighting against the Islamic State militants along Turkey's borders with Syria and Iraq

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