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Binghamton Gas Prices Rising Again

Pump prices are increasing at gas stations around the Binghamton area as the Labor Day weekend approaches.

While the cost of a gallon of regular is about three cents higher than a week ago, local prices still are about 14 cents a gallon lower than one year ago

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Photo by Kathy Whyte/ WNBF
Photo by Kathy Whyte/ WNBF

Binghamton’s Blues on the Bridge to Draw 100 Musicians

Speaking on the August 24th edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, Blues on the Bridge musical coordinator, Donnie Wilkins says the annual free blues/ rock festival on Binghamton's Memorial Bridge no longer has any trouble signing on bands to play throughout the day

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Storms Shorten Some New York State Parks’ Season

Some favorite day-trip destinations in Central New York may have to be crossed off families' lists following severe storms.

Sections of several New York State parks in the region are closed for the rest of the season because of damage caused by heavy rains and flooding earlier this month

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF photo
Kathy Whyte/WNBF photo

Interstate 81/ Route 17 Work in Binghamton Ratchets Up

A number of road projects in the next few days will further complicate travel in the Binghamton area.

The New York State Department of Transportation says, as part of the Prospect Mountain project on Interstate 81/ State Route 17 in Binghamton, Mygatt Street between Prospect and LaGrange Streets, Front Street between Prospect and Bevier Streets and Prospect Street in the vicinity of the new Prospect Connector will experience periodic, alternating lane closures

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Huge Progress in Goodwill Theatre Restoration on Southern Tier Close Up

The CEO of the Goodwill Theatre Project, Inc. Naima Kradjian, speaking on the local, weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up July 13, says there are exciting developments in the work to restore the Goodwill Theatre building on Willow Street, Johnson City to bring it back to lifer

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Buckle Up at New York State Parks

Seat belt laws apply in New York State Parks as well as on roads and highways in the state.

New York State Police are launching an effort to concentrate on compliance in the parks.  The State Police are partnering with the New York State Parks Police for Buckle Up New York Summer Parks Initiative statewide starting July 13

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Prepare for Summer Travel With Your Pets

Whether you're planning on taking your pet on a short trip or an extended stay at a vacation destination, a little advance planning can prevent a lot of trouble.

Make copies of important veterinary records for each pet including rabies and other vaccinations and keep them were they can be quickly accessed

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

Road Repair in Full Gear in Southern Tier

If you are finding the old adage "you can't get there from here" to be all too true these days you are not alone.  Road construction, maintenance and repair is now in full season.

Drivers can expect detours and delays around the Binghamton region over the summer

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

WNBF Listeners Take Road Trip to Pennsylvania

WNBF listeners got on the Eastern Travel bus with us yesterday to make a visit to the Sands Casino in Bethlehem. Pa.  It was our first  WNBF trip to  to the Sands.  Listeners from both Pa. and New York came aboard for the two and on-half hour journey

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF photo
Kathy Whyte/WNBF photo

Binghamton Area Roadwork Plans for Next Five Years Move Forward

The 2012 road construction season is in full swing, but there are big plans for the Greater Binghamton area for 2014 through 2018.

The Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study Planning Committee has given unanimous approval to the blueprint for improvements to area roads, bridges and transit systems using federal funding over the next few years

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