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Groups Claim Cuomo’s Office Edited Federal Fracking Study

Capital New York is publicizing a recent federal study into the effects of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the Southern Tier that has anti-fracking factions up in arms.

A review of the study has Citizen Action claiming the Cuomo administration manipulated and edited the findings to remove some references to health and environmental risks associated with methane gas and the transmission of gas through the region via pipeline.

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Highland Park Ice Rink Construction to Start Soon

Construction is expected to begin in the near future on a new outdoor ice skating rink at Highland Park in Endwell.

Broome County officials have announced the county is donating the dasher boards for the Town of Union rink

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Legislator Fiala is Charged With DWI

The former chair of the Broome County Democratic Committee and current 13th District Broome County Legislator, 49 Anthony Fiala Junior, is being ordered to appear in Binghamton City Court at a later date after being charged with drunk driving

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Libous, Starzak To Debate On “Binghamton Now”

Thomas Libous and Anndrea Starzak have agreed to discuss issues facing New York State's 52nd Senate District in an appearance on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Libous, a Binghamton Republican, was first elected to the Senate in 1988.

Starzak,

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch Visit Local Farms

Some regional representatives to the New York State Assembly are headed down on the farm.

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch of Bainbridge had plans to stop at Apple Hills on Brooks Road in Binghamton and two other local farms

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Southern Tier New York State Senate Candidates to Debate

Members of the Binghamton Rotary Club will get to hear the positions of the New York State Senate candidates.

A debate between incumbent Republican Thomas Libous and challenger, Democrat Anndrea Starzak will be held September 30 at the Terra Cotta banquet hall on State Street in Downtown Binghamton

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Broome County government seal

Broome County’s Finances are Moderately Stressed

Broome County has moved on the New York State Comptroller’s list of fiscally stressed communities.

In his latest report, Thomas DiNapoli says Broome has moved from susceptible to moderate fiscal stress

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino License Hearings Begin

New York’s Casino License Board begins taking public comment on proposals for four possible full-service casino licenses in the state this week. The Gaming Facility Location Board hosts its first meeting in Albany

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Broome Sex Offender Information is Up-to-Date

Officials in the Broome County Sheriff’s Office say they have already addressed concerns brought up in an audit conducted by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office in May that cited ten law enforcement departments for being slow in updating information on registered sex offenders

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The Southern Tier Casino Debate Continues

Plenty of comments have been made but no vote yet in the Town of Union on a proposal to develop a resort and casino at Traditions at the Glen.

The Town Board had a public hearing at which 18 people gave comments for about 40 minutes

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