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Endicott Mayor Bertoni Seeking Reelection

Endicott Mayor John Bertoni says he will seek a third, four-year term.

Bertoni revealed his intention to run for reelection on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Bertoni, a Democrat, was first

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Southern Tier Counties Compete for Clean Energy Money

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking for clean energy business proposals in the area for a chance to land $20 million in state funding.

The 76West competition is modeled after a similar initiative in Western New York

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Senator Libous’ Pocketbook Survey Rates Secession, etc.

A slim majority of Southern Tier residents apparently disapprove of any plans of governments in the region seceding to Pennsylvania.

Some officials in Kirkwood and Conklin have been mulling over the possibility of joining the Keystone State, which, some say, is benefitting economically from hydraulic high-volume fracture drilling for natural gas while New York State has an indefinite moratorium on fracking

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Madame Presidenta Filmmaker Visits SUNY Broome for Free Event

Germany, Brazil, Argentina, South Korea, Ireland, Chile, Croatia, Malawi, Indonesia, Sri Lanka – these countries, and many others, have all had female presidents.

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Suit Against Binghamton’s Mayor Moves to Discovery

A lawsuit claiming Binghamton's Mayor tried to use his position to influence a case involving assault allegations against his girlfriend is being moved into the ‘discovery’ stage in New York State Supreme Court

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Jim Hull/Public Information Director SV

Susquehanna Valley Girls Basketball Team to Be Presented With a Proclamation

The Susquehanna Valley Girls Basketball team won their first Section 4 and Class B State title this year. Today they will celebrate and be presented with a proclamation!

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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Whitney Point Mayor Vote Recount March 24

The Broome County Board of Elections is conducting a recount of paper ballots in the close race for Whitney Point Mayor.

Residents voted March 18 in the contest between Trustees Ryan Reynolds and Jason Somers

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Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic Causes Huge Controversy

A school's decision to recite the Pledge of Alliance in Arabic has incited a firestorm of controversy.

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Lawmaker Wants to Make Yoga Pants Illegal

This sounds like a headline from The Onion (a satirical website), but it's not. This is absolutely true. Republican State Representative David Moore of Montana has introduced a bill that would basically make it illegal to wear yoga pants.

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