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Binghamton Construction Detour Drags On

What was announced as a five-day closure of a heavily-traveled route into downtown Binghamton has been extended for weeks as a construction project continues.

Front Street between Clinton and Gaines streets has been out of service for through traffic since March 30

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Southern Tier Tax Day Freebees and Special Offers

Today is panic mode for some tax preparers in the Southern Tier.  To help ease the pain of meeting tonight's tax deadline, a number of on-line stores and chain restaurants in the Greater Binghamton area are offering some freebees and special offers to hopefully make you smile a bit.  Hey, it can't hurt!

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Broome Relaunches Prescription Discount Card

Broome County is relaunching its prescription discount card program that was first introduced in 2009.

County officials say since it started, the ProAct Prescription Discount Card program has been used to fill over 210,000 prescriptions and save $7

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYSEG Billed in Identity Theft Case

A Binghamton man is facing three felony counts after he allegedly used someone else’s information to open an account with New York State Electric and Gas.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 57 year old Timothy Rypkema is accused failing to pay $1,5000 dollars on the account, stealing services from NYSEG

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton/Johnson City Sewer Flood Wall Funding Okayed

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is coming through with money to help build a flood wall to protect the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant, which was heavily damaged by floods in 2006 and 2011

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

New Life Planned for Greater Binghamton Health Center’s Castle

Binghamton University is announcing that it will take over stewardship of the historic building on the grounds of the former Binghamton Psychiatric Center on the City's East Side, known as The Castle.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Minor Flooding Expected in the Twin Tiers

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Susquehanna River At Conklin, the Susquehanna River At Vestal, the Tioughnioga River at Cortland, the West Branch of the Delaware River at Walton and the Chenango River At Sherburne through the weekend.

Broome County Emergency Se

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Partial Refunds Paid for Failed Casino License Proposals

The bidders on the losing end of the awarding of casino licenses in New York State  are getting a little bit of their one million dollar filing fee back.

13 casino proposals were left behind by the state last year

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SUNY Broome Hosts ‘Citizens Voice’ Event Tonight

SUNY Broome’s Center for Civic Engagement will hold a “citizens’ voice” event on Tuesday, March 24, from 7 to 9pm in the Baldwin Gymnasium.  The purpose of the event is to give citizens an opportunity to offer their ideas for projects that the Southern Tier Economic Development Council might include in their final application of the upstate $500 million competition to promote economic development.

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Wegmans Recalls Frozen Spinach

Wegmans grocery chain and Amy’s Kitchen frozen foods are recalling spinach products under concern of possible Listeria contamination.

Wegmans is recalling its frozen Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Frozen Spinach with the best used by dates of January 27, 2017, code 50265 and February 2, 2017, code 50335

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