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Binghamton Transportation Blueprint Online

Travelers have a chance to take a look at five-year plans for Binghamton area roads, bridges and public transportation.

The Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study planning panel will be voting next month on the draft five year blueprint and have placed the proposal online for public review

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Map provided by the New York State Department of Transportation
Map provided by the New York State Department of Transportation

More Prospect Mountain Construction & Detours

The New York State Department of Transportation says pavement work is continuing on State Route 17 eastbound between exit 71 (Airport Road) and exit 72 (Front Street) in Binghamton with the highway reduced to a single lane between 9 a

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Category: Local News, Traveling
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New York Tourism Summit Promotes Upstate Destinations

The New York State Association of Counties is praising the Governor's tourism summit this week.

NYSAC deputy director Mark LaVigne says the session is important for working to encourage over 50 million visitors that come to New York City to also explore other areas of New York State

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Category: Business, Traveling
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Binghamton Area Motorists Encouraged to Avoid Prospect Mountain

The New York State Department of Transportation is renewing calls for local motorist to detour around the construction on Prospect Mountain in Binghamton at the Interstate 81/ State Route 17 interchange to help ease some of the traffic congestion through the work area

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Category: Local News, Traveling
Daniel Barry/Getty Images
Daniel Barry/Getty Images

New York Tourism Summit in Albany

Business leaders are gathering in the state capitol for a summit to discuss how to boost tourism in New York.

The tourism industry is the 5th largest employer in the state.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the summit will continue his administration's dialogue with business leaders on job creation ideas

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Facebook photo courtesy of Ross Park Zoo
Facebook photo courtesy of Ross Park Zoo

Artic Fox and Free T-Shirts at Binghamton Zoo This Weekend

August, the Artic fox has arrived at Ross Park Zoo on Morgan Road, Binghamton.

Starting this weekend, the two year old fox will be on exhibit at Ross Park. Also, the zoo will be giving away free Binghamton Zoo t-shirts to the first 700 visitors Saturday, May 4

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Image courtesy Ross Park Zoo
Image courtesy Ross Park Zoo

Binghamton’s Penguins Go B-Sens Calder Cup Fans

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is getting in on the AHL playoff action, supporting the Binghamton Senator's bid for the Calder Cup.

The Binghamton Zoo is set to rename their penguins for the duration of the series.

The (now) 'Senguins' are a unique se

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Earth Fest Activities Kick Off Ross Park Zoo’s 138th Season

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is among several locations around the Greater Binghamton Area holding activities to celebrate Earth Fest April 20th.

The date also marks the opening of the 138th regular season for the zoo on Morgan Road on Binghamton's South Side

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Driver Ticketed For Bailed Aluminum Dropped on Highway

A Sullivan County man has several tickets courtesy of Delaware County for allegedly causing a road hazard in the town of Colchester.

Sheriff's officials say they responded April 17th to State Route 17 where they found a load of bailed aluminum had shifted on a dump truck driven by 58 year old Loren Holland of Kaueneonga Lake, New York

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Category: Crime, Local News, Traveling
Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Hooper Road Bridge May Close for Three Weeks in 2014

Motorists looking to access Hooper Road businesses in Endwell next year may have to either delay their plans for a couple of weeks or plan out some creative detours.

Engineers working on the replacement of the 40 year old Hooper Road bridge over Route 17C (East Main Street) say the preferred option for the construction is to close the bridge off entirely for two to three weeks instead of going for a partial closure that would extend the work time by several months

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