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Broome County Public Hearing Time Change

Bob Joseph/WNBF NewsMore Broome County residents may be able to offer their input at county public hearings in the future.

The legislature has voted unanimously to require public hearings for the legislature, executive branch or any other county department be held no earlier than 5 p

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Whitney Point and Owego Votes to be Recounted

Whitney Point residents still don’t know who their next mayor will be.

Trustees Ryan Reynolds and Jason Somers are in a race that is too close to call following voting March 18 and a recount is expected

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Cuomo Asked to Provide Details on Fracking Ban

Environmentalists are seeking information from Governor Andrew Cuomo on how a possible ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing will be implemented in New York state.

The state's environmental conservation and health commissioners announced on December 17 that they would not support fracking for natural gas development

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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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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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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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