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Proposed Trade Deals Prompt Binghamton Protest

Members of advocacy groups and labor unions held a demonstration in downtown Binghamton to express concern about future trade agreements.

Representatives of Citizen Action of New York and the Communications Workers of America gathered outside the Metrocenter May 9 to protest efforts to expedite Congressional action on trade measures

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Cordisco Hopes to Return to Binghamton City Council

A Binghamton businessman says he wants to be a member of City Council again.

John Cordisco has announced he plans to run as a Republican candidate to represent the Fourth District.

Cordisco operates a convenience store on Chenango Street on Binghamton's North Side

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 2014]

Moss Establishing Committee to Back GOP Candidates

Christopher Moss, who ran as the Republican candidate for New York lieutenant governor, says he's working to get more people enrolled in the party.

The 47-year-old Moss, who has been Chemung County sheriff for nine years, was Rob Astorino's running mate in the November election

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Photo: Broome County

Deb Preston Delivers Fourth State of the County Address

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is hoping to move forward development on Airport Road that has been talked about for years.

In her State of the County address, the Republican said the county will break ground this spring to bring water, sewer and utilities to the airport corridor as a step closer to creating a corporate park near the airport

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Supervisor Says Secession Suggestion Wasn’t Serious

The Conklin Town Supervisor says he wasn’t really serious when he said the Southern Tier of New York should secede and become part of Pennsylvania after an indefinite ban on high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York was declared in December

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Student Announcing Bid for Binghamton City Council

A Binghamton University student wants to get involved in local government.

Conrad Taylor is planning to run as a Democrat to seek a seat on Binghamton City Council. In a statement, Taylor said he intends to seek the Fourth District seat

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Broome Tax Foreclosure Properties to be Auctioned

Dozens of properties are being offered for sale to the highest bidder this month.

55 properties that had been placed under tax foreclosure are being auctioned off February 21 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Binghamton

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Proposal Would Change Broome Public Hearing Times

More people may be able to make it to Broome County government public hearings in the future without having to skip out of work.

Legislation is being introduced to make sure all public hearings held by the County Legislature, County Executive or any agency or department of Broome County government would start no earlier than 5 p

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New Leadership in the New York Assembly Vows Reform

The new Speaker of the New York State Assembly is a Democrat from the Bronx.

Carl Heastie was elected by the house to take over from Sheldon Silver, who took a seat among the rank and file yesterday to vote for Heastie as the new leader

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Sen. Libous on Trial in July

New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton is to appear in Federal Court in White Plains July 13 to face one charge of making a false statement to the FBI.

The Republican is accused of lying to federal authorities when they asked if he used his political influence to land a job at a downstate law firm for his son

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