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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Money Available for Broome Small Businesses

The local group that helps steer economic development policy in Broome County is offering funding to help small businesses to grow.

The Agency says the Grow Broome Fund, launched in January, has up to $2 million available for lending to eligible small businesses

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS
Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS

Ross Park’s Carousel May be Moved

The iconic carousel at Ross Park Zoo, which has sat for decades, nestled in the glen off Morgan Road at the entrance to the zoo, may soon be moving up the hill.

The City of  Binghamton is asking for a half million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Parks and Historic Preservation to rehabilitate the carousel and relocate the merry-go-round from the lower part of the zoo in front of the ticket booth to the area that now houses pavilions and a playground

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Two Charged in Oakdale Mall Shoplifting Case

Johnson City police have arrested two people following a shoplifting incident at the Oakdale Mall.

Authorities said 52-year-old Pamela Greene was charged with burglary and 27-year-old Islam Greene was charged with petit larceny

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New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner
New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner

Bridges Named After Trooper Christopher Skinner

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to name sections of state roads in memory of deceased law enforcement officers, including one in Broome County.

The bridges carrying Interstate 81 over U

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Broome County SIU photo
Broome County SIU photo

Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested in Deposit

A Deposit man is accused of dealing drugs following a month-long investigation by the  Delaware and Broome County Sheriff’s departments.

Authorities say 29 year old Clint Stevens is charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance and two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance

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Hemera

Endwell Man Charged with Assault, Criminal Mischief

State police say an Endwell man was arrested following a disturbance outside a Watson Boulevard residence.

Authorities say 37-year-old Christopher Valentine was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Governor Cuomo Addresses Flood Relief Funds

According to a press release issued by the Governor's office, Governor Cuomo requested that U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Castro use his executive discretion to waive the Duplications of Benefits regulation for homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Treated in Broome

There have been a few confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease in Broome County this year.

Although an outbreak of the disease in New York City killed 12 people, it's not known whether anyone diagnosed with it in Broome County died

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Man Dies in Old State Road Crash

A Binghamton man is dead following a crash on Old State Road in the Town of Dickinson at around 1 a.m. August 13.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 23 year old Kyle Wilcox was driving west when his Honda CRV left the road on a left-hand curve, veered back across both lanes and rolled over

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Public Hearing Set for Binghamton Police Proposal

Binghamton lawmakers are scheduled to hold a public hearing next week on a local law that would revise some police department procedures.

Supporters of the measure - dubbed the "Police Modernization Law" - say the proposal is a response to

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