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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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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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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Binghamton MacArthur School Project Delayed

The goal of opening Binghamton's new MacArthur Elementary School in the fall of next year is in jeopardy because the New York State Education Department has yet to approve the project.

School superintendent Marion Martinez says the project has fallen "three or four months behind" schedule because Albany regulators haven't completed their review

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton School Project Awaits State OK

The New York State Education Department has yet to approve plans for a new MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side.

School superintendent Marion Martinez says she's a "little frustrated" that the major project remains on hold until it receives final authorization from Albany

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Binghamton School Demolition Nearing Completion

The demolition work on the flood-wrecked MacArthur Elementary School on Binghamton's South Side is almost finished.

Crews began tearing down the Vestal Avenue school nearly two months ago.

City school district voters approved the school replacement project in April

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Binghamton Now: School Superintendent Marion Martinez

Binghamton City School District superintendent Marion Martinez discussed the latest developments on the asbestos remediation work at the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School during an interview on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

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