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Binghamton Gas Pains Persist

Gasoline prices across the Southern Tier have dropped slightly over the past few weeks but drivers still are paying more than a year ago.

According to the AAA's "Daily Fuel Gauge Report," the average current pump price of a gallon of regular in the Binghamton area is $3

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Many Binghamton Area Fire Hydrants Remain Hidden By Snow

Fire hydrants in parts of Broome and Tioga counties are covered by snow and ice.

While residents and public works crews have cleared snow from around some hydrants, there still are many hydrants that may not be easily accessible by firefighters in an emergency

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

BCC and Faculty Agree to Three-Year Contract

A three-year contract will provide for a series of annual raises for members of the Broome Community College Faculty Association.

The agreement is retroactive to last September. It calls for a one-half percent pay increase for the current academic year

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Fracking Truck Law Vetoed

A road use fee measure approved by lawmakers in anticipation of heavy truck traffic associated with future fracking activity is being vetoed by Broome County Executive Debra Preston.

The proposal raised concerns among some residents and local business operators

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Trucker Charged After Fiery Interstate 81 Crash

A tractor-trailer driver has been cited for following too closely after a multi-truck crash that snarled Interstate 81 traffic in Broome County during this morning's rush hour.

Authorities say the pile-up happened around 5:40 a

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Health Fair for Seniors in Endwell

Health screenings for seniors will be provided at an event in Endwell that will be hosted by the Southern Tier Center on Aging.

The health fair is scheduled for Thursday at the Broome West Senior Center at 2801 Wayne Street

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Region Thanksgiving Gas Prices

Southern Tier drivers traveling during the holiday weekend may be thankful gasoline prices aren't as high as they were early last month.

Motorists might be a bit less grateful when they recall what the pump price was last Thanksgiving

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Photo: New York State Police
Photo: New York State Police

State Police Investigate Conklin Bank Robbery

Authorities are investigating a robbery at a town of Conklin bank.

State police say the First Niagara branch at 1115 Conklin Road was robbed by a man around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.

A radio notice issued to local police agencies advised that no weapon was displayed during the incident

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Board of Elections Office Still Busy

Days after the polls have closed, there's still plenty of activity at the Broome County Board of Election office in downtown Binghamton.

Deputy election commissioner Karen Davis told WNBF News Friday afternoon that workers just finished unpacking the final bag from county polling places.

Davis estima

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“I Voted Stickers” On View Around Binghamton Area

Thousands of people in Broome, Tioga and surrounding counties headed to the polls today to cast their ballots for president and many local races.

Voters were greeted by sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 30s early this afternoon

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