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A Landmark Binghamton Business Burns

The Ellis Brothers furniture store on Water Street in downtown Binghamton was gutted by fire on Wednesday.

No injuries were reported in the blaze, which was discovered around 7:30 a.m.

Several nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution

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Fire Rips Through Downtown Binghamton Business

A multi-alarm fire this morning raced through a downtown Binghamton building housing Ellis Brothers Fine Home furnishings.

The blaze at 162 Water Street was reported around 7:30 a.m.

Thick, acrid smoke poured from the upper floors of the four-story brick building

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Binghamton School Walking Track Closing

A walking track at the MacArthur Elementary School site on Binghamton's South Side is being fenced off in preparation for the start of construction of a new school building.

City school district officials say the track must be closed to accommodate equipment and crews which will be needed to build the $80 million school on Vestal Avenue

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Binghamton Officials To Review Downtown Site Bids

Two of the three groups submitting proposals to develop a city-owned parcel in downtown Binghamton are based in Broome County.

City officials today released the names of the prospective developers who submitted bids for the vacant property at the corner of Court and State streets

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Binghamton Flood Demolition Work Underway

An abandoned flood-damaged house on Binghamton's South Side has been torn down, the first of eighteen structures to be demolished over the next several weeks.

The building on Baltimore Avenue was taken down Monday by crews working for Johnson City-based All-Around Excavating

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Binghamton Using Compact Sweeper Downtown

A compact sweeper known as the "Green Machine" is being utilized to help maintain sidewalks in the downtown Binghamton business district.

The miniaturized unit can be seen many mornings sweeping sidewalks along Court Street and other downtown streets

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Mirabito Buying Manley’s Mighty Mart Stores

Binghamton-based Mirabito has announced a deal to acquire all of the Manley's Mighty Mart convenience stores.

Manley's operates 17 gasoline and shopping locations in Broome and Tompkins counties.

With the purchase of the Manley's properties, Mirabito will operate 74 convenience stores in upstate New York

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Broome Receives Offer For Former DMV Building

Broome County has received an offer to purchase the Binghamton building that had been the site of a DMV office for more than a decade.

The office in the city's First Ward closed in mid-January

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Binghamton Man Charged In Downtown Stabbing

A resident of Binghamton's West Side has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a man on a downtown street.

Authorities say 31-year-old Jamahri Pope of Chapin Street has been charged with assault and criminal contempt

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Binghamton Water Work To Affect Some Service

Binghamton officials say water service is expected to be interrupted to a few customers on the city's South Side on Wednesday.

According to water maintenance supervisor Mark Cornwell, crews are planning to do work in the area of Morgan Road

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