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New Binghamton School May Be “Ready” in 100 Days

Nearly four years after a flood wrecked the old MacArthur School on Binghamton's South Side, construction on a new school is nearing completion.

Binghamton school district officials say November 16 continues to be the "substantial completion date" for the project

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Binghamton School Fire Linked to Smoking

Fire investigators believe a spectacular two-alarm blaze at a city school happened after roofing workers took a smoke break.

Thursday afternoon's fire at East Middle School on East Frederick Street generated a giant plume of dark black smoke that was visible for miles

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Binghamton School Fire Damage Assessment Completed

Officials have finished assessing the damage caused by a two-alarm fire at Binghamton's East Middle School.

Karry Mullins, the city school district assistant superintendent for administration, said the school on East Frederick Street sustained no structural damage as a result of the July 23rd blaze

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Smoky Fire Damages Binghamton East Middle School

A spectacular fire damaged a section of Binghamton's East Middle School.

The two-alarm blaze at the school at 167 East Frederick Street was reported around 2:45 p.m. July 23.

Initial reports indicated about 10 workers who were involved in a roofing project may have been trapped on top of the three-story building

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School Could Be Ready in Six Months

Construction on the new MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side is expected to be completed by mid-November.

Work on the $80 million project on Vestal Avenue is continuing and it appears the facility will be turned over to the school district in less than six months

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MacArthur School Site Busy Even on Cold Days

The brutal winter weather has not had a major impact on construction work at the MacArthur Elementary School site on Binghamton's South Side.

As many as 100 people are busy on the $80 million project throughout the week

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Photo Tour of Binghamton’s New School Site

Interior construction work is underway on two of the wings of the MacArthur Elementary School being built on Binghamton's South Side.

Karry Mullins, Binghamton City School District assistant superintendent for administration, says a significant amount of progress has been made on the project in recent weeks

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Binghamton Elementary School Won’t Open In September

Classes for hundreds of Binghamton children will continue to be held at temporary sites when the next school year starts because the new MacArthur Elementary School won't be ready to open.

Binghamton City School District officials had hoped the South Side project would be sufficiently completed to permit instruction to begin at the site in September

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Binghamton School Project Moving At “Quick Pace”

Flooding wrecked the MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side three years ago this week.

Construction on a new school complex is continuing at the Vestal Avenue site of the original school

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Binghamton School Project Moving Forward

Binghamton City School District officials say they are still expecting the new MacArthur Elementary School will be ready for classes in just over a year from now.

Construction of the replacement for the flood-damaged school on the city's South Side is continuing

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