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Magic Paintbrush and Our Parks Rec. Park Work on Close Up

It's a two-for-one Southern Tier Close Up Sunday at 6am on 99.1 The Whale.

Jennifer O'Brien is the Executive Director of the Magic Paintbrush Project in the Southern Tier and she is also involved in the OurSpace renovations at Recreation Park in Binghamton to make the facilities accessible for everyone, no matter age or abilities

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Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Casino Questions Linger

The New York State Gaming Commission says it has not yet received a request from Albany businessman Jeffrey Hyman for an extension of the deadline for filing an application for a casino license.

Hyman and Binghamton Mayor Richard David have said they would like to get more time to get clarification about the Department of Environmental Conservation’s rules for funding clean-up of the former Stow Manufacturing Site

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Casino Bid Folds

Albany-area developer Jeffrey Hyman is telling New York State there will be no proposal filed by the deadline for a casino license for a site in the City of Binghamton.

Tioga Downs owner, Jeffrey Gural submitted an 800 page application days ahead of the July 6 deadline to expand the existing Town of Nichols Racino to include table games, a hotel and several family attractions

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All Fireworks are Illegal in the Southern Tier

As the Fourth of July rapidly approaches, several law enforcement officials and fire agencies are telling area residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals.

The Delaware County Sheriff is among those sending out formal reminders telling residents in the Southern Tier that, while some counties in New York have approved use of sparklers and fountain fireworks, many other counties, including Delaware, Broome and Tioga have not, and fireworks are still illegal

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