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Johnson City Mayoral Candidates In Radio Debate

Less than a week before Election Day, Republican Johnson City Mayor Greg Deemie discussed village issues with Democratic challenger Barrett Esworthy on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

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Driver Arrested After Johnson City Crash

A Binghamton man faces several charges following a vehicle crash in Johnson City.

Authorities say 20-year-old Clifford Harris was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and unlicensed operation

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Esworthy Blasts “Vicious Rumors” About Name Change

Barrett Esworthy, the Democratic candidate for Johnson City mayor, says he's angry about speculation surrounding his decision to legally change his name nearly two decades ago.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Thursday, Esworthy said there are "some very vicious rumors going around" suggesting his name change was an "attempt to cover up some bad thing that I may have done when I was a juvenile."

Esworthy sa

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Construction Continues On Johnson City Liquor Store

A liquor store being built on Johnson City property owned by Rochester-based Wegmans Food Markets is expected to open in a few months.

Crews started working at the site at 700 Harry L Drive over the summer

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Johnson City Man Arrested After Dispute

A Johnson City man was sent to Broome County Jail following a reported physical domestic dispute.

Authorities say 33-year-old Christopher Mordan was charged with felony criminal contempt after the incident with his wife

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Esworthy Unveils JC Blight Fighting Plan

Johnson City mayoral candidate Barrett Esworthy says the village should institute programs to encourage residential property owners to make improvements to their buildings.

Esworthy is the Democratic candidate challenging Republican mayor Greg Deemie in the November election

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Johnson City Murder Suspect Arraigned

A Johnson City man has appeared in Broome County Court for arraignment on charges in connection with the death of a woman who lived in his apartment house.

43-year-old Christopher Davis was arraigned Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree robbery

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Johnson City Man Accused Of Attacking Dog Owner

A man who police say was bitten by a dog wound up in jail after he allegedly attacked the animal's owner.

Authorities say 26-year-old Jamell Jones tried to attack the dog after he was bitten on a leg

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Esworthy Running For Johnson City Mayor

A Johnson City man is running as a Democratic candidate for village mayor.

37-year-old Barrett Esworthy is challenging Republican incumbent Greg Deemie.

Esworthy, who was born and raised in the village, graduated from Johnson City High School in 1993

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Two Broome Friendly’s Restaurants Closing

Friendly's restaurants on the Vestal Parkway and in the Oakdale Mall are being closed as a major franchise operator sells its holdings.

Kessler Family LLC is selling 35 restaurants to Friendly's Ice Cream LLC in a deal likely to close Wednesday

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