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Broome County Speedway Store Conversions Underway

New signs and new equipment are being installed at Hess Express stores in the Binghamton area.

As expected, the conversion to Speedway began August 24 at Hess locations in Vestal and Endicott.

At the Hess Express store on the Vestal Parkway, many customers were caught by surprise as they pulled up to the entrance but we

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Three OD On Synthetic Marijuana in Downtown Binghamton

Police, fire medics and ambulances raced to a city-owned green space in downtown Binghamton to tend to three men who passed out after apparently using synthetic marijuana. The drug is known on the street as "spike

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

“Hess” Brand to Vanish in Broome County

A name familiar to Binghamton-area drivers will vanish in the next few days.

Hess Express convenience stores are about to lose their familiar green-and-white color scheme as they transition to the red-and-white colors of Speedway

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Treated in Broome

There have been a few confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease in Broome County this year.

Although an outbreak of the disease in New York City killed 12 people, it's not known whether anyone diagnosed with it in Broome County died

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Akshar and Fiala To Battle For State Senate Seat

Frederick Akshar, the Broome County undersheriff, has announced he's running for the state Senate seat vacated by fellow Republican Thomas Libous.

Akshar became undersheriff a few weeks ago. He launched his campaign with a formal announcement in the town of Dickinson August 4

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News [file]

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.

LISTEN to th

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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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