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42 min ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips

NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rTPOc6 New York plans to hold public hearings on regulations governing service workers who get tips and have base pay lower than the state's hourly minimum wage.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

4 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

NY applications open for $20M land bank funding

The New York Attorney General's Office says it will take applications to help Land Banks restore abandoned properties with up to $20 million.

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Related Topix: New York, Schenectady, NY, Albany County, NY, Niagara County, NY, Syracuse, NY

8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Johnson City firefighters carrying heroin antidote

Johnson City firefighters carrying heroin antidote Johnson City firefighters will carry six Naloxone kits for heroin overdoses.

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Related Topix: Johnson City, NY, Binghamton, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Endicott man arrested with heroin, cash

Endicott man arrested with heroin, cash Ryan J. McPartland faces felony drug charges, law enforcement officials say Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rUAZGg An Endicott man faces felony drug charges after being arrested Thursday with a cache of heroin and other controlled substances, law enforcement officials said.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins Giant hogweed has been identified at 79 locations in the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Apiculture, Science, Tompkins County, NY, Chemung, NY, Chemung County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome County real estate transactions

Broome County real estate transactions These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office July 14-18 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rTHppe These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from July 14 to 18. These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Evans, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schumer asks U.S. for Broome bus funding

Schumer asks U.S. for Broome bus funding Senator supports county's bid for federal transportation money Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rToFpI Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the Senate Democratic Policy Committee chairman, is surrounded by reporters as he emerges from a caucus luncheon at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Apalachin man charged with DWI

Apalachin man charged with DWI A witness reported an erratic driver using excessive speed, police said.

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Related Topix: Apalachin, NY, Endwell, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Southern Tier dams get federal funds for rehab,a

Southern Tier dams get federal funds for rehab, safety Dams around the Southern Tier will get federal funds for rehab, safety assessments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: 41 optometrists in Broome

The Buzz: 41 optometrists in Broome 41 optometrists licensed in Broome Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1n2VNn8 If you need to get your eyes checked in Broome County, there are 41 licensed optometrists from which to choose.

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Suffolk County, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Erie County, NY, Jay, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Trio caused $4K in damage to vehicles

Police: Trio caused $4K in damage to vehicles Three men are accused of drilling into gas tanks at a Town of Chenango car dealership.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Leaders: YWCA official connects with youth

Laura Gates serves as the director of the YWCA of Binghamton and Broome County's Young Wonders Early Childhood Center.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Endicott, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Moreland Commission member: I never threatened to resign

Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen disputed reports that he threatened to resign over frustration with the governor's office involvement with the now-defunct Moreland Commission.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Onondaga County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Breastfeeding benefits both mom anda

The Buzz: Breastfeeding benefits both mom and child The New York State health department says breastfeeding has benefits for both mother and child Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rLqJ35 Breastfeeding is a right for mothers in New York State, and according to the state health department, it has numerous benefits as well.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Vandalism of county-owned properties costly toa

Vandalism of county-owned properties costly to Broome Cost in 2013 exceeded budget by $13,000 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rL89Id The former Big Lots on State Street, Binghamton, is owned by Broome County, and has been the site of vandalism that taxpayers have had to cover.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Chenango Forks, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Probation visit reveals meth lab

Police: Probation visit reveals meth lab Probation officers found a meth lab in the home during a routine visit, police said.

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Related Topix: Johnson City, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Drunk driver crashed into tree in DickinsonPolice: Drunk...

Police: Drunk driver crashed into tree in Dickinson The tree toppled over and nearly struck a house, police said.

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Related Topix: Ouaquaga, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bracco to speak on public safety plans

Bracco to speak on public safety plans Top issues for the Democrat include community policing, school safety Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rKvycM The Democratic candidate for Broome County sheriff will outline part of his plan to improve public safety in a presentation this morning, his campaign says.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Substitute teacher charged in Vestal drug, gun bustSubstitute teacher ...

Substitute teacher charged in Vestal drug, gun bust An anonymous tip about suspected drug activity at 904 Vestal Road led to four arrests.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Vestal, NY, Education Etc.

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trial pending for woman accused of abuse

Trial pending for woman accused of abuse The indictment charges criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mSifPN Joyce Prince is accused of sexually abusing a resident of a state-operated group home in the Town of Dickinson.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Johnson City, NY

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