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55 min ago | The Evening Sun

City rolls the dice on Broome County casino

The Norwich Common Council is throwing support behind the likelihood of a casino being established in New York's Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Chenango County, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome-Tioga area drops 100 private-sector jobs

The region's private-sector employment declined slightly in March. The Binghamton metropolitan area, consisting of Broome and Tioga counties, lost 100 private-sector jobs from March 2013 to March 2014, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the state Labor Department.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Chenango County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Pair charged after traffic stop

Two people were arrested after a traffic stop Wednesday evening in the Town of Chenango.

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Related Topix: Endwell, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Open Farm Weekend is May 3 and 4

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be sponsoring a free Open Farm Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 and 4. Ten locations will open their doors to the public with activities and events.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Candor Town Talk: Reed fields questions in town meeting

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, met with Tioga County residents at Candor Town Hall on April 5 and responded to questions on several topics.

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Related Topix: Candor, NY, Tioga County, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Apalachin, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton Housing Authority goes smoke-free

A new policy to curb smoking in Binghamton apartment complexes was unveiled today by the Broome County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

When it comes to knowing what's in the food we put into our bodies, we can all agree that knowing... After 20 minutes, the Toronto Marlies are leading the Binghamton Senators 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, World News, South Africa

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

When it comes to knowing what's in the food we put into our bodies, we can all agree that knowing... After 20 minutes, the Toronto Marlies are leading the Binghamton Senators 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Binghamton, NY,

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Families cling to hope, texts amid ferry disaster

When it comes to knowing what's in the food we put into our bodies, we can all agree that knowing... After 20 minutes, the Toronto Marlies are leading the Binghamton Senators 1-0 on Wednesday night at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Binghamton, NY, South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

'American Idol' tour to kick off in Binghamton

The 41-show tour will stop in major cities such as New York and Los Angeles, before wrapping in Redmond, Wash., on Aug. 23. Tickets for the Binghamton show go on sale at 10 a.m. May 10 and are $35.50 and $49.50, with Gold Circle tickets at $75.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Mayor David to introduce new judge

Mayor Rich David will introduce Carol Cocchiola as Binghamton's newest City Court judge Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Woman indicted for meth-related charge

A woman accused of possessing methamphetamine at a local inn has been indicted by a Broome County grand jury.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Man called in 48 false child abuse reports

A Whitney Point man is accused of making 48 false reports to the New York State Child Abuse Hotline over a five-month span, according to state police.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Whitney Point, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Libraries are a place to 'learn about anything'

Seated in a child-sized chair at the Broome County Public Library, Michelle Ford used animal noises to enhance her performance while reading to a group of children.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Johnson City, NY, Arts, Poetry, Newark Valley, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Asteelflash to cut 34 employees in June

Asteelflash, an international electronic manufacturing services company, will lay off 34 employees at its plant off Route 38 by the end of June, which is expected to shutter the 150,000-square-foot facility that sits on a 20-acre plot of land.

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Related Topix: Owego, NY, Tioga County, NY, World News, Mexico,

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Hallstead man charged with DWI in Conklin

A Hallstead, Pa., man is accused of drunk while intoxicated after his pickup truck crashed Monday evening on Gratsinger Road in the Town of Conklin.

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Related Topix: Conklin, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Police: Upstate NY man's drowning ruled accidental

Authorities say the death of a 20-year-old man who jumped off an upstate New York bridge has been ruled an accidental drowning.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY, Harpursville, NY, Binghamton, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton man arrested on various drug charges

Anthony Zuccarro, 56, of Binghamton, was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop on Prospect Street.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Binghamton, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Views from four Moreland Commission members

Four commission members who spoke to Gannett's Albany Bureau last week said they received no pressure to steer investigations away from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's allies.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, SUNY Buffalo

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Windsor student receives donation to expand backpack program

After reading magazine articles and other news stories about the worldwide issue of childhood hunger, Alexis Green decided she couldn't watch idly any longer.

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Related Topix: Windsor, NY

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