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Rebuilding Project Moving Forward At Vestal Temple

Efforts continue to prepare to repair and rebuild Temple Israel in Vestal.

The temple on Deerfield Road sustained extensive damage when a 40-foot by 40-foot section of roof collapsed on December 15

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Prep Work Starts At Vestal Nursing Home Site

Construction appears about to get underway on a nursing home project in the town of Vestal.

The facility would replace the Vestal Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Vestal Road. That building was closed after it sustained heavy flood damage in September 2011

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

BC Transit Adjusts Routes Due To Snow

Broome County public transit buses continued to operate Thursday during the snow storm.

The county announced some changes were made to routes because of slippery road conditions.

On Route #7, there will be no service on Glenwood Road north of Prospect Street in the town of Dickinson

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Target Store Busy Despite Data Breach

The Target store on the Vestal Parkway has been crowded over the past few days in the aftermath of the news that as many as 40 million credit and debit cards may have been hacked.

Although the local store appeared to be busy, it could not be determined if sales were much different compared to a year ago

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Trail Extension Project Nearing Completion

Construction of a 1.7-mile extension to a walking trail in Vestal should be finished next spring.

Vestal town supervisor John Schaffer says "people are excited" about the project to add to the existing rail trail that attracts many users year-round

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Truck Hauling PVC Pipe Overturns In Vestal

Traffic on Vestal Road was snarled after a tractor-trailer loaded with polyvinyl chloride pipe overturned.

Vestal police say the crash at the on-ramp to Route 201 North happened around 2:45 Monday afternoon

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Endwell Man Admits Sales Tax Fraud

A man who had owned a Vestal business has admitted he defrauded the state out of $107,099 in sales taxes.

Authorities say 47-year-old Christopher DeProspo, who had lived in Endwell, has pleaded guilty in Broome County Court to felony grand larceny

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Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Police: Endicott Man Sold Neighbor’s DVDs

An Endicott man is suspected of stealing DVDs from a neighbor and then selling them at a store in Vestal.

Authorities say 23-year-old John Durgala of Roosevelt Avenue has been charged with second-degree burglary, a felony

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Man Charged With Arson In Vestal Business Fire

A Bradford County man has been accused of starting a fire that damaged a Vestal car dealership.

Authorities say 32-year-old Christopher Stoudt of Towanda is suspected of breaking into All-Star Auto on the Vestal Parkway West and starting a fire on June 30

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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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