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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Exec Undergoes Cancer Surgery

A statement released by Broome County officials indicates County Executive Debra Preston's cancer surgery in New York City "went very well."

Preston last month announced she had been diagnosed with lung cancer

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]
Roger Neel/WNBF News [April 24, 2014]

Broome County Executive Debra Preston Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Broome County Executive Debra Preston has announced that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer.  Preston said following two months of tests the final diagnosis came on Tuesday.  She said Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City will determine and schedule treatment procedures

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Electrical Fire Damages Barker Mobile Home

A fire in northern Broome County damaged a mobile home and resulted in the death of a dog.

The blaze on Jackson Heights in the town of Barker was reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. Friday. The fire was discovered by a person who was checking on the home and three dogs inside

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More Centerline Rumble Strips Coming To Broome

Drivers in the Southern Tier can expect to see expanded use of a roadway safety feature in coming months.

Centerline rumble strips will be added to several state-maintained highways in Broome and Tioga counties this year

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Government Credit Rating Improves

A major credit rating agency has given Broome County government's financial situation a vote of confidence.

Standard & Poor's has raised the county's long-term credit rating from "A" to "A+."

County Executive Debra Preston said the improved rating will be helpful when the county borrows money in the future.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

DOT To Auction Surplus Broome Property

Two parcels of land in Broome County are to be sold by the state Department of Transportation at an auction.

The property to be auctioned Thursday is located in the town of Colesville.

Three other parcels also will be available at the auction

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Land Bank Executive Director Hired

A local chamber of commerce manager has been chosen to oversee the Broome County Land Bank Corporation.

The organization's board of directors selected Stacey Duncan to be the corporation's first executive director

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fate Of Broome Radio Shack Stores Unknown

It's not yet known whether any of the five Radio Shack stores in Broome County will be among those closed by the company.

The Texas-based retailer Tuesday announced plans to close up to 1,100 of its "underperforming" retail locations

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Gord Horne/ThinkStock

Town Of Maine House Heavily Damaged By Fire

An electrical problem is suspected of causing a house fire in northern Broome County.

The blaze at 46 Dougherty Road in the town of Maine was reported at 10:12 Monday morning.

Authorities say no one was home at the time of the fire

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