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Ride on a Piece of History at Johnson City’s Carousel Day

The C. Fred Johnson Park Carousel is a historic gem that's fun to ride, not just for the young but also for the young-at-heart and has been part of Broome County history for almost 100 years.

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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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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Binghamton’s 53rd Annual July Fest Returns to Downtown Binghamton

2015 marks the 53rd year that the July Fest Celebration in downtown Binghamton has been delighting people from all over the east coast.

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Conklin Fair Committee
Conklin Fair Committee

Family Fun at the 44th Annual Conklin Fair

The Conklin Fair returns for their 44th year of food, friends and festivities!

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Tioga County Fair Begins

The Tioga County Fair gets underway Tuesday and continues through Saturday at Marvin Park in Owego.

The Fair opens with the 4-H Food Booth at the 4-H Youth Building at 8:00 AM.  At 10:00 AM the 4-H Poultry Show gets underway in the Cattle Barn

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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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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Chris Thater Registration Opens

Online registration is now open for cycling races and the 5K run for the 32nd Annual Chris Thater Memorial Races presented by SEFCU.  The races will be held in Downtown Binghamton on August 22nd and 23rd

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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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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Twelve Dannemora Prison Workers Placed on Leave

A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

Escapee David Sweat May Have Taken Survival Course

David Sweat, one of the two killers who escaped from a maximum-security state prison, may have had an important advantage in living in the North Country while on the run.

Sweat actually may have benefited from tips he learned from a prison wilderness survival course

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