Broome County Newswire

Broome County Newswire

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  1. Binghamton Grocery Store Targeted in Drug SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Investigators say they are the owners of Friend's Groceries at 46 Court Street in downtown Binghamton. They were charged with misdemeanor sale of synthetic drugs under a Broome County law.

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  2. Savoring Summer: County fair has rides, rodeo andaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    SAVORING SUMMER: County fair has rides, rodeo and more The 142nd Annual Broome County Fair runs July 26 through July 31 at the fairgrounds in Whitney Point. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/2a4ftJD A cow is kept cool by a fan in the stables at the Broome County Fair in Whintey Point on Wednesday afternoon.

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  3. Small bags only for James Taylor concert, BroomeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, leave the oversize bags at home. Among the details for concertgoers that Broome County released Monday are size restrictions for backpacks and bags. Only those smaller than 14 inches by 14 inches by 6 inches will ...

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  4. A cat in the road, a car rolling over, and nowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... been issued to the driver whose car struck a utility pole and rolled over Saturday afternoon, according to the Broome County Sheriff's Office. Nickole Hoyt, 26, of Ackley Avenue in Johnson City, stated she swerved to avoid striking a cat in the ...

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  5. High-speed chase was justified, sheriff's officeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... of the Town of Maine, was clocked in a truck at 90 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone on Route 26, according to Broome County Sheriff's deputies. Officials say Deputy Kristy Botsford recognized Fortner's vehicle from a previous traffic citation ...

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  6. New Dick's Distribution Center to Bring 466 Jobs to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new Dick's Sporting Goods distribution center in Broome County will create 466 full-time jobs over the next five years. The Democratic governor says construction of the 650,000-square-foot facility will start next month in the town of Conklin and will be finished in early 2018.

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  7. Preston outpacing Garnar in fundraising, spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Preston outpacing Garnar in fundraising, spending Preston's committee raised about $108,000 this filing period, while Garnar's collected about $48,000, reports show. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29SfQH9 Broome County Executive Debbie Preston has taken in just over $108,000 in campaign contributions so far this year in her bid for re-election, more than double the amount raised by her opponent, Democrat Jason Garnar, according to campaign finance reports filed this month with the New York State Board of Elections.

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  8. New Home Puts Sheriff Sergeant's Job at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Your News Now

    Imagine being weeks away from closing on your dream home, then learning you could lose your job if you move in. That's exactly what happened at Thursday night's Broome County Legislature meeting, as Sheriff's Sergeant Sammy Davis learned he would not be granted a waiver to live on the Tioga County line.

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  9. Survey finds high satisfaction with Broome's busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Survey finds high satisfaction with Broome's buses Riders reported a favorability score twice the national average for transit. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/2a3swhA The consultant behind this year's overhaul of the Broome County bus service presented results of a ridership survey Thursday that found record levels of satisfaction since the changes.

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  10. Akshar announces bid for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... May after a battle with cancer. In the election, Akshar took nearly 80 percent of the vote, defeating former Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala. He is a former Broome County sheriff's captain and undersheriff. In Albany, he serves as chairman of ...

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  11. $250K gift will create "walk in the woods" ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Dickenson Schumann, son of Robert Ford Schumann, said Thursday culture and education are the lifeblood of Broome County, and he called for continued support of local organizations like Roberson. "What makes this community so great is not the stores ...

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  12. Teen arrested on weapon chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... with an unlawful possession of marijuana violation. He was arraigned in Endicott Village Court and sent to the Broome County jail.

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  13. Suspect Swims: Man fled into river to avoidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... and fled into the river. As Decker swam toward Vestal, officers from both departments and state troopers, Broome County Sheriff's deputies and Johnson City police set up along the river banks. Vestal Police Sgt. Chris Streno says Serkiz saw Decker ...

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  14. Emerson Electric closing plant, selling propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... The park and related infrastructure was built with $1 million in state money, along with $1 million from the Broome County Industrial Development Agency. Emerson's representatives in the St. Louis headquarters said the decision to close Binghamton ...

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  15. SWAT team search recovers weapon, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    SWAT team search recovers weapon, drugs Investigators recovered a loaded revolver, several hundred rounds of ammunition, about 10 grams of heroin and more Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29UU7gu The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force, assisted by the Metro SWAT team, seized a gun and drugs, and took one person into custody Wednesday in Johnson City. Metro SWAT executed a search warrant at two separate apartments on Endicott Avenue, according to a news release.

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  16. Dick's plans to invest $100 million for regional distribution facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Post-gazette.com

    Findlay-based Dick's plans to invest $100 million to build a regional distribution facility at the Broome County Corporate Park in Conklin, New York. The deal will create about 466 full-time jobs over the next five years in the Southern Tier of the state, the company said in an announcement Tuesday.

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  17. Dick's Sporting Goods plans regional facility in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Chain Store Age

    ... will service more than 200 stores throughout the Northeast. The 650,000-sq.-ft. facility will be located at Broome County Corporate Park in Conklin, New York. Construction will begin in August 2016 and is scheduled for completion in early 2018. ...

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  18. For deputy, a few feet may as well be a few milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    For deputy, a few feet may as well be a few miles Sheriff's sergeant makes a last-ditch attempt to win a residency waiver from the county legislature Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/2a8f39A A line - invisible but significant - might keep a Broome County sheriff's deputy from the home he and his family have been working for since the 2011 flood. On one side of the line is Broome County and the house's mailbox, which carries an Endicott address.

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  19. DICK's Sporting Goods to add 466 jobs to Southern Tier at $100 million centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Post-Standard

    Rendering of a new DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. distribution facility at the Broome County Corporate Park in the Town of Conklin, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the $100 million facility today. It's expected to add 466 full-time jobs in the next five years.

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  20. Fugitive Pikachu? Police 'arrest warrant'aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Fugitive Pikachu? Police 'arrest warrant' preaches safe gameplay In a humorous arrest warrant for Pikachu, police offer safety tips for enjoying the PokA mon Go mobile game. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29PwXrY Broome County residents, like so many others around the world, are hunting virtual PokA mon - but so are police officers in Johnson City.

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