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Broome Closes Binghamton Bus Station Diner

Broome County's failed experiment to run a restaurant at the downtown Binghamton bus station has ended.

The Twilight Diner, which opened in May 2012, has been closed. The eatery was described as a "1930s era diner

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Broome, Tioga Buyouts Receive Boost From State

Local costs associated with the planned buyouts of flood-damaged properties in Broome, Tioga and 15 other New York counties will be covered using federal funds being funneled through the state.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will use money from the U

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endicott DMV Office Is Busy On Saturdays

The Department of Motor Vehicles office on Washington Avenue in Endicott does a lot of business every Saturday.

For years, the office has been open for a few hours on Saturday to accommodate people who can't take care of DMV transactions during the week

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Another Phone Scam Reported In Broome County

More Broome County residents apparently are being targeted in another telephone scheme.

An Endicott man reported receiving a suspicious call this afternoon from a person who claimed to be offering a card that would provide free prescription drugs

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

Binghamton GOP Mayoral Candidate Announcement Planned

Days after Richard David's announcement he won't be running for Binghamton mayor, the chairman of the Broome County Republican Party doesn't seem worried.

David ran for mayor four years ago and he'd been planning to make a formal announcement this week that he would seek the Republican nomination

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Closing Set For Binghamton House Buy-Back

A family's battle with Broome County to prevent a Binghamton home from being sold at auction for back taxes may be nearing an end.

Volodymyr Kurylo has been notified by County Executive Debra Preston that she has set up the closing for the West Side house for Monday

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Kurylo: Broome County “Still Wants to Punish Us”

A man who's been working to keep a family home on Binghamton's West Side said it appears to him that Broome County "still wants to punish us."

Volodymyr Kurylo -- who now lives in the state of Maine -- said he met with county attorney Robert Behnke and real property tax service director Kevin Keough Tuesday morning

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Broome Residents Criticize Energy Development Office

The Broome County Office of Energy Development has been operating for almost seven weeks without authorization from lawmakers.

The legislature could vote on approving the office this Thursday.

Some Broome County residents have questioned the real purpose of the office, which was created by County Executive Debra Preston

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

The State of Things: The Union, The County, The City

It's February. The groundhog has provided us with The State of Winter, so it's time to move on to The State of Just About Everything Else.

President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address Tuesday night to outline what he views as the top priorities as he starts his fifth year in office

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Winds Knock Out Power in Broome, Tioga Counties

Full electric service had been restored to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Broome and Tioga counties who lost power because of the stormy weather over the past day.

Many customers along Vestal Parkway and Vestal Road lost electricity for hours early today

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