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Vestal Diner Demolished to Make Way for Hotel

A hotel is to be built on the site of a popular Vestal restaurant.

Demolition crews have torn down the Vestal Parkway building that had been home to the Plaza Diner.

The business had operated at the site west of Binghamton University for seven years

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Binghamton Men’s Basketball Will Travel to Michigan State This Season

The Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team will travel to East Lansing, Michigan on December 5th to play the Michigan State Spartans, a team that played in the NCAA Final Four this past season

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Seton High Hosts a Blood Drive Dedicated to Cancer Patients

Seton Catholic High School Students are participating in a blood drive June 5.

The blood drive is open to the public and will take place in the school gymnasium at 70 Seminary Avenue, Binghamton from 8:30 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Norwich Aero Plant to Close

Bob Joseph/WNBF NewsOver 100 employees of a Chenango County aero-electronics factory are soon to be out of a job. 

Esterline says it is pulling the plug on Norwich Aero and moving all its work to Tijuana, Mexico, laying off the 120 employees in Norwich

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Legislator Calls for a Meth Lab Database

A Broome County legislator says the Sheriff’s Office and Health Department should develop a database that shows all known meth lab activity in the county.

Democrat Jason Garnar says he’s noticed an increase in reports of methamphetamine manufacturing operations uncovered in the area recently

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Investigation Continues in Fatal Crash in Preble

New York State Police say inexperience contributed to a crash in Cortland County May 22nd  that left two Cortland girls dead and a boy, also from Cortland, seriously hurt.

17 year old Andrea Czimmer lost control of the vehicle she was driving south on Interstate 81 near Preble shortly after 7:30 p

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Airport Day at Lieutenant Warren E. Eaton Airport

When I think back to the many summers of my childhood, I think of sitting on top of the tallest metal slide, the heat stinging my legs and sun beating down on my back and not caring because sitting on my perch meant that I had a better view of the airplanes than the other kids.

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WNBF News/File Photo
WNBF News/File Photo

Airport to Host Disaster Drill

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston and Aviation Commissioner Dave Hickling  say there will be a mock disaster drill held June 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Greater Binghamton Airport.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Downtown Binghamton Electric Lines Being Replaced

Utility workers are busy in downtown Binghamton replacing underground electric cable lines.

Crews from New York State Electric Gas and Matco Electric Corporation have been working on Court Street and other streets in recent days

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Men Sought in Johnson City Credit Card Investigation

State police investigators say they want to interview two men in connection with the reported unlawful use of a credit card at stores in the Southern Tier.

Authorities say the card was used to make a purchase at the Walmart store on Gannett Drive in Johnson City last month

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