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Panel Clears David, SUNY Broome In Ethics Complaint

An ethics board has completed a review of contracts SUNY Broome awarded to a business owned by Binghamton mayoral candidate Richard David.

A Binghamton man filed a complaint with the Broome County Board of Ethics questioning catering contracts between the college and Terra Cotta in Binghamton

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Crumbling Stairs Being Repaired At Broome Arena

Work is underway to fix a potentially hazardous condition at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

Crews can be seen chipping away at sections of concrete on the stairs on the north side of the 40-year-old structure

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Warned About “Fiscal Stress”

The state comptroller's office has issued a warning about Broome County's financial situation.

Thomas DiNapoli released a report indicating the county is "susceptible" to fiscal stress.

Broome County was one of eight New York counties to receive the designation suggesting serious financial problems are developing

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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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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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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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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