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BC Transit Adjusts Routes Due To Snow

Broome County public transit buses continued to operate Thursday during the snow storm.

The county announced some changes were made to routes because of slippery road conditions.

On Route #7, there will be no service on Glenwood Road north of Prospect Street in the town of Dickinson

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More Changes In Broome County Government

Two new department heads will be going to work for Broome County government next month.

County Executive Debra Preston has named Jamie Kelly director of the Office for Aging and James Tripp as director of the Office of Employment and Training

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Dozens Disqualifed From Broome Welfare Benefits

Broome County officials say several dozen people were removed from benefit programs over the past month.

The county Security Division implemented more than 100 administrative disqualifications during November as investigators looked into suspected welfare fraud

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BC Transit Union Chief: Privatization Could Hurt Public

The head of the union which represents BC Transit workers says privatizing the public transportation system could be detrimental to Broome County residents.

Peter Schiraldi, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1145, says turning the bus service over to a private operator could hurt the public

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Executive Criticizes Union “Fear-Mongering”

Broome County Executive Debra Preston isn't pleased with the tone of union commercials raising concerns about the future of BC Transit operations. She says a request for proposals on the future of the bus system has not gone out

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Broome, Tioga Polling Places Ready For Voting

There are a few high-profile races in the off-year elections in Broome and Tioga counties.

Polling places will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Residents of Binghamton and Johnson City will be electing mayors, while voters in Tioga County will choose a district attorney

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Binghamton Driver Safety Program Targets Teens

Representatives of several public safety agencies set up displays and held demonstrations for young drivers at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

Several hundred students from thirteen school districts attended Thursday's program

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Broome Woman Accused Of Providing Alcohol To Teens

A northern Broome County woman faces 18 counts of unlawfully dealing with a child for allegedly providing alcohol to several teenagers.

Authorities say 39-year-old Leslie Bonham of Killawog Hill Road in the town of Lisle was arrested after a month-long investigation

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Broome County Reports More Welfare Fraud Arrests

Ten additional arrests have been made as Broome County security officials work to prevent people from receiving public assistance funds to which they are not entitled.

County Executive Debra Preston said the latest round of arrests are part of an ongoing crackdown on welfare fraud

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Book Explores Broome County’s “Seamy Side”

Broome County historian Gerald Smith and former Press & Sun-Bulletin reporter George Basler have teamed up to examine some of the more infamous folks who've lived in the Binghamton area over the years.

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