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Binghamton School Could Be Ready in Six Months

Construction on the new MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side is expected to be completed by mid-November.

Work on the $80 million project on Vestal Avenue is continuing and it appears the facility will be turned over to the school district in less than six months

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

MacArthur School Site Busy Even on Cold Days

The brutal winter weather has not had a major impact on construction work at the MacArthur Elementary School site on Binghamton's South Side.

As many as 100 people are busy on the $80 million project throughout the week

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Elementary School Won’t Open In September

Classes for hundreds of Binghamton children will continue to be held at temporary sites when the next school year starts because the new MacArthur Elementary School won't be ready to open.

Binghamton City School District officials had hoped the South Side project would be sufficiently completed to permit instruction to begin at the site in September

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School Project Moving At “Quick Pace”

Flooding wrecked the MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side three years ago this week.

Construction on a new school complex is continuing at the Vestal Avenue site of the original school

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Binghamton School Project Moving Forward

Binghamton City School District officials say they are still expecting the new MacArthur Elementary School will be ready for classes in just over a year from now.

Construction of the replacement for the flood-damaged school on the city's South Side is continuing

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton’s MacArthur “Family” To Celebrate

Students, parents and faculty of the Binghamton's MacArthur Elementary School will gather for an end-of-school-year celebration with an eye to the future.

The event will be held Thursday at MacArthur Primary School on Aquinas Street on the city's West Side

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton MacArthur School Construction Underway

With less than 500 days before its scheduled opening, active construction has begun on the MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side.

Crews are busy on the Vestal Avenue site where the former MacArthur School stood for decades prior to the September 2011 flood

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School Walking Track Closing

A walking track at the MacArthur Elementary School site on Binghamton's South Side is being fenced off in preparation for the start of construction of a new school building.

City school district officials say the track must be closed to accommodate equipment and crews which will be needed to build the $80 million school on Vestal Avenue

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Construction On Binghamton School To Start

Heavy equipment is being staged at the site of the new MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side.

City school district officials say construction work is expected to begin soon, probably within the next few days

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Awaiting State OK For School Project

Binghamton City School District officials continue to wait for final state approval for the MacArthur Elementary project.

Work on the South Side school has been on hold because the State Education Department has been reviewing some technical aspects of the planned school

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