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Broome State of Emergency Ends at 4:30 am

The powerful storm resulted in states of emergency in Binghamton-area counties.

A State of Emergency has been declared in Broome County, starting at four o'clock Monday afternoon.

County Executive Debra Preston's office announced the declaration at noon

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Broome Government Camera Policy Revealed

Your iPhone or iPad could be seized if you violate the new Broome County government "camera policy."

The policy at the Broome County Office Building was put in place August 3, almost three months ago

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BC Transit Unlimited Bus Passes Restored After Protests

After a firestorm of complaints, a plan to drop unlimited BC Transit bus passes has been changed. But prices for the passes would go up.

Broome County executive Debra Preston Wednesday afternoon announced a revised fare structure plan that would reinstitute a 31-day unlimited ride pass

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Upstate NY Receives Ag Disaster Designation

An agricultural disaster designation has been approved for some Southern Tier and Central New York counties.

State officials had sought the status following losses related to drought and unusually warm conditions that occurred since June

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Owego-Apalachin “Peaceful” School Buses

A peaceful bus is a happy bus -- and a safe bus. More than 400 elementary students in the Owego-Apalachin School District are being encouraged by administrators and bus drivers to be respectful and responsible as they travel to and from school

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Otsiningo Regional Farmers Market Planned

A regional farmers market planned for the Binghamton area is expected to cost more than $500,000 to develop.

The market site is to be built at Broome County's Otsiningo Park in the town of Dickinson

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Binghamton Area Loses Hundreds of Jobs Over Past Year

The Binghamton labor market had 300 fewer private sector jobs in September compared to a year earlier.

According to the state Department of Labor, the region's total number of private sector jobs was down four-tenths of a percent

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Endicott Interconnect Technologies Mum On Layoffs

More layoffs have occurred this week at Endicott Interconnect Technologies, just days before the company marks its tenth anniversary.

People familiar with the company's operations have said dozens of people at the Huron campus site have lost their jobs in recent days

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Cars Damaged When Truck Overturns in Whitney Point

Three vehicles were damaged but no one was hurt when a tractor-trailer loaded with lumber overturned this morning on a northern Broome County bridge.

The crash happened in the village of Whitney Point around 6:50 a

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Broome County Issues To Be Aired in “Binghamton Now” Forum

A range of issues of concern to Broome County residents will be discussed in an upcoming broadcast forum on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Republican County Executive Debra Preston and Democratic challenger Tarik Abdelazim are invited to participate in the forum, which will air live Wednesday, October 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program w

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