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Broome County Government Security Under Review
Security at Broome County office buildings may be adjusted following the mass shooting in California.
County Executive Debra Preston told WNBF News she planned to meet with security division director James Dadamio on Friday to review existing security procedures...
Marinich Named Broome Emergency Services Director
Jerry Marinich has been chosen by Broome County Executive Debra Preston to be director of emergency services.
The 63-year-old Marinich is chairman of the county legislature. He plans to resign from the legislative seat to take the new position...
Abandoned Binghamton DMV Office Up for Auction
Broome County officials have given up on traditional efforts to find a buyer for the building that had housed the Binghamton Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Nearly two years after the Clinton Street building was abandoned, the county plans to put the Clinton Street property up for auction...
Preston Proposes Broome Food Service Privatization
Broome County Executive Debra Preston is calling for the privatization of the county's central food department.
Preston included the initiative as part of her 2016 budget proposal. She released the spending plan to county lawmakers Thursday afternoon...
Broome Emergency Services Director Leaving Post
The man who has been the director of emergency services for Broome County for the past eight years is about to take a job with New York state government.
Brett Chellis has advised county officials he intends to leave the post he's held since 2007...
Broome Health Department Building Closed Friday
The Broome County Health Department building in Binghamton will remain closed until further notice following a problem linked to a renovation project.
The site at 225 Front Street was evacuated Thursday morning because of excessive fumes from a floor sealant that had been used by a contractor doing o…
Retired Deputy Sheriff Files Lawsuit Against Preston
Broome County Executive Debra Preston is being sued by a woman who recently retired as a sergeant with the county sheriff's office.
In the lawsuit, Dawn Shafer claims she left her job as of last week because of "ongoing harassment and discriminatory conduct" by Preston...
Broome Legislative Leader To Hold Office Hours
The Broome County legislature's minority leader says he plans to be available to meet with residents on a regular basis.
Jason Garnar, a Binghamton Democrat, expects to have open office hours on a weekly basis.
Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Garnar said people will have an opportunit…
Southern Tier Awarded $81 Million In State Aid
Economic development projects in the Southern Tier will receive additional state funding as the result of a grant award announced December 11.
A series of initiatives will get $80.8 million as part of the Regional Economic Development Council program...
New Equipment Saves Energy At Broome Library
A project to reduce energy consumption at the Broome County Public Library is expected to result in significant savings.
A new system was installed to regulate the temperature inside the library on Court Street in downtown Binghamton...

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