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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Triathlons To Be Held at Dorchester Park

The tenth annual Broome County Parks Triathlon event is to be held later this month.

The triathlon is scheduled for June 27 at Dorchester Park in Whitney Point. It is to get underway at 9:30 a.m.

County officials say the event is open to individuals and three-person teams

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Grant Approved for Broome County Fire Department

Federal funds will be provided to a Broome County fire company to obtain equipment.

According to Congressman Richard Hanna's office, the Choconut Center Volunter Fire Company will receive about $23,000

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Broome Emergency Services Director Leaving Post

The man who has been the director of emergency services for Broome County for the past eight years is about to take a job with New York state government.

Brett Chellis has advised county officials he intends to leave the post he's held since 2007

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Synthetic Marijuana Cases Soaring

The number of Broome County residents requiring hospital treatment after using synthetic marijuana has risen dramatically in recent days.

In one 70-minute period, five people in the county were sent to hospitals after smoking the drug known on the street as "spike

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Cornwell Running for Broome County District Attorney

A Republican candidate has announced he'll challenge Democratic Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen in November.

42-year-old Steve Cornwell of Endicott operates a law firm in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Transportation Planners Boost Bicycling

Transportation planners in the Binghamton area will be working to help the region's bicyclists.

The needs of those who ride bikes are addressed in an updated Bicycle Plan released by the Binghamton Metropolitan Tran

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News [file]

Akshar to Become Broome County Undersheriff

Frederick Akshar has been named the next Broome County undersheriff.

Sheriff David Harder announced the appointment of Captain Akshar to the post, which has been held by Alex Minor for just over five years

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Broome County government

Willow Point Nursing Home Forum to Be Held

A public forum on the future of Broome County's Willow Point Nursing Home will be held in Johnson City Tuesday.

The session, organized by the Southern Tier chapter of Citizen Action of New York, will allow county residents to discuss concerns they have regarding the Vestal facility

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Residents Observe “Day of Prayer”

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Binghamton for a "National Day of Prayer" observance. The day had been designated in a proclamation issued by President Obama.

The May 7 program was held at the Broome County Cou

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