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Broome Undersheriff Preparing For Senate Bid

Broome County Undersheriff Frederick Akshar is getting ready to run for the state Senate seat vacated by Thomas Libous.

Akshar, who was promoted to the second-highest post in the sheriff's office last month, is expected to announce his candidacy soon

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Assembly Speaker Heastie Visits Broome County

Carl Heastie, the Bronx Democrat who became New York Assembly Speaker less than six months ago, will meet residents of the Binghamton area as his upstate tour continues.

Heastie plans to make stops in Binghamton, Vestal and Endicott on Thursday

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Binghamton Man Arrested Following ATV Crash

State police say a man faces several charges after an all-terrain vehicle smashed into a parked car in the town of Binghamton.

Authorities say 19-year-old Tyreice Brown of Binghamton was arrested late Saturday night

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

“New York Ron” Rides the Rails Across USA

A visitor to Binghamton had quite a story to tell when he visited WNBF Radio. He's known as "New York Ron" and he discussed his travels across the nation by freight train.

Ron is now 66 and he says he has been riding the rails for nearly a half-century.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Repair Work Underway at Cannonsville Dam

New York City Department of Environmental Protection officials say they are closely monitoring conditions at the Cannonsville Dam in Delaware County.

The dam is on the west end of the Cannonsville Reservoir, which provides water to New York City

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Business To Open At Old Endwell Department Store Site

A long-empty commercial property on Hooper Road in Endwell will soon be back in use.

The Rescue Mission plans to open a Thrifty Shopper store at the shopping plaza which in the past had been occupied by department stores

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Man Accused of Threatening Wife with Rifle

A 37-year-old Johnson City man has been charged with two felony counts following a dispute with his wife.

Authorities say Matthew Britton is accused of entering his wife's residence and pointing an assault rifle at her

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Endicott Police Charge Man Linked to Girl’s Video

Investigators in Endicott say they've arrested a man for allegedly encouraging an 11-year-old girl to send him a cellphone video recording of herself performing a sex act.

The man also was accused of sending the girl a video of himself performing a sexual act

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Woman Dies After Town of Dickinson House Fire

A town of Dickinson woman has died following a fire in her home.

Authorities say 45-year-old Christine Clark was pronounced dead on arrival at Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City.

According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, smoke was seen coming from Clark's residence at 127 Adams Drive just before 7 p

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Woman Charged in Crash That Killed Broome Man

A New York City woman faces several charges in a vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Broome County man.

Authorities say 31-year-old Crest Wood of the Bronx was arrested on Friday.

According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Wood was indicted by a grand jury on manslaughter and other counts in connection with the August 21 collision in the town of Colchester

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