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9 hrs ago | WENY

Effective in Tioga County, Ny Until 7/13/2014 11:00 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SOUTHERN BROOME COUNTY... SOUTHERN DELAWARE COUNTY... SOUTHERN TIOGA COUNTY... NORTHERN BRADFORD COUNTY... NORTHERN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY... NORTHWESTERN WAYNE COUNTY... * UNTIL 1100 PM EDT * AT 705 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WAS ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Deposit, NY

16 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Opening arguments in Aaron Powell trial for double homicide set to begin Monday

Aaron Powell's trial for the alleged murders of his estranged wife and her friend last year in the Town of Binghamton is scheduled to begin Monday in Broome County Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Binghamton, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Conversation With Broome County Commissioner of Aviation Carl Beardsley

Carl Beardsley is commissioner of the Broome County Department of Aviation, a position he has held since 2005.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Chenango Forks, NY

The Post-Standard

Former Greene police chief charged with 5 felonies

A former police chief of the Chenango County village of Greene was arrested Thursday on charges that he stole department property and used village money for personal reasons.

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Related Topix: Greene, NY, Chenango County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Editorial: Court ruling makes N.Y.'s fracking decision more complex

Opponents to horizontal, high-volume hydrofracking hail the June 30 decision as a signal that New York will prohibit the use of the controversial gas drilling technology.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Tioga County, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Chemung, NY, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Guest Viewpoint: Second-hand property law would hurt businesses, privacy

The second-hand property law proposed by the Broome County Sheriff's Office, the Binghamton Police Department and the Broome County district attorney may be well-intentioned, but it misses the mark.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Binghamton, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Faith: Samaritan House supplies goods to those seeking aid

The Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan tells the story of a traveler who gives help to a stranger with no questions asked and expecting nothing in return.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

What did that house sell for? Real estate transactions in Broome County

Madeline Stevens sold 31 Edwards St. for $65,000 to RGWS Enterprises LLC . Mark Ingerman sold 31 Fairview Ave. for $52,000 to Ronald F Howe .

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Holland, NY, Vestal, NY, Spencer, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Afton man had 221 bags of heroin on I-88

A 49-year-old Afton man was found with 221 bags of heroin after a recent traffic stop in Sanitaria Springs, police said.

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Related Topix: Afton, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sunday events can put worshippers at odds with planners

When Beverly Rainforth arrived at United Tabernacle Methodist on May 4, a smaller-than-usual congregation was arriving.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Wedding

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Registration for Chris Thater Memorial now open

Registration is open for the 2014 Chris Thater Memorial, which will be held Aug. 23-24 in downtown Binghamton.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Elmira Heights man receives WWII prisoner of war medal

Maxwell Preston rarely discusses the details of his service -- and captivity -- during World War II.

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Related Topix: Elmira Heights, NY, US Military, US Army, Vestal, NY, Prison, US Military Prisons

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Endicott man arrested after calling Child Protective Services on himself

The Broome County Sheriff's Office took an Endicott man into custody Tuesday after the man told social services that he gave alcohol and marijuana smoking devices to minors.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Letter: Lives depend on mental health clinic being open

As a volunteer and client in the mental health field, I know firsthand how essential these services are.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Spanning Time: Southern Tier's trees were toppled as new farmers put down roots

I grew up in the 1960s and 1970s and fondly remember Euell Gibbons, author of "Stalking the Wild Asparagus," telling us that many parts of a tree are edible.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Deposit, NY, Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Shoeless Binghamton man tried to sell pot to 2 detectives on their lunch break

A Binghamton man is accused of offering to sell marijuana to two police detectives Monday as they were leaving a local restuarant for lunch, police said.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Binghamton, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lupardo: Broome agriculture still has room to grow

Broome County farms each year generate $30.7 million in sales and more than $100 million in business investments.

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Related Topix: Endwell, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

2-1-1 program connects Broome, Tioga and Chenango residents with the services they need

Candace Gregory receives dozens of calls each day from people who need answers. Rarely do their questions stump her.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Natural Disasters, Flood, Apalachin, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Proposed second hand property law outlined by Broome law enforcement officials

In an effort to fight stolen property crimes, Broome County officials are proposing a local law requiring pawn shop owners to report merchandise they take in to police.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Binghamton, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Broome County Democratic picnic takes place at En-Joie Golf Course

The Broome County Democratic Picnic takes place Thursday at En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott.

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Related Topix: Endicott, NY

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