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Binghamton University Community Member Has Coronavirus
The Broome County Health Department has advised Binghamton University officials that someone associated with the school has tested positive for COVID-19.
Cuomo: All Elective Surgeries in New York State to Be Canceled
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the cancellation of all elective surgeries in the state as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise.
First Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed in Broome County
Broome County officials have announced one person diagnosed with COVID-19 has died in Binghamton.
Garnar to Trump: Broome County Needs Tests and Equipment
Broome County Executive Jason Garnar is pleading with President Trump for coronavirus test kits, respirators and protective equipment.
Cuomo Shuts Down New York: Essential Workers Only
Governor Andrew Cuomo says all non-essential employees in New York state should stay home as he expands efforts to control the spread of coronavirus.
Police: Binghamton Business Ignored Coronavirus Shutdown Order
A restaurant on Binghamton's West Side has been accused of serving alcohol and food in defiance of Governor Cuomo's emergency order closing down such businesses.
NYS Delays Plastic Bag Ban Enforcement Amid Coronovirus Fears
Plans to start enforcing New York state's prohibition of most uses of plastic bags have been postponed as some have expressed safety concerns about reusable bags.
Firefighters Extinguish Two-Alarm Blaze at Endicott Building
A fire caused by a carelessly-discarded cigarette damaged a large apartment house in Endicott.
Free Rides on BC Transit Buses with New Coronavirus Rules
Broome County officials say passengers will be able to ride BC Transit buses at no charge as new seating limits are implemented to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Second Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Broome County
Broome County now has at least two people who have tested positive for COVID-19.