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Broome Council of Churches on Southern Tier Close Up

The director of the Broome County Council of Churches speaks on the January 31 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up.

Joe Sellepack talks about the large number of projects in the community that are undertaken by members of the Council and explains how programs like building wheelchair ramps at homes align with "the God thing

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

Pedro Lopez Returns to Manage Binghamton Mets

Pedro Lopez is returning for a fourth season as manager of the Binghamton Mets.   Lopez led the B- Mets to the Eastern League Championship this past season.  He is the winningest manager in Binghamton Mets history with 237 wins. 

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No Cameras in Cal Harris Courtroom

Bob Joseph/WNBF NewsThere will be no video or still pictures from the latest Calvin Harris murder trial.

A challenge of a Schoharie County Judge’s ruling that media coverage would be allowed only for opening statements, closing arguments and the verdict has been upheld by the New York State Court of Appeals that issued a stay on the coverage

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Free Binghamton App Is Launched

A new, free app will allow Binghamton residents to submit and track service requests through their smartphones.

Residents can include a photo and description of the issue.  Current service requests include graffiti removal, pothole repair, garbage collection, snow plowing, street light repair and traffic issues

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Several local events were scheduled in the Southern Tier to commemorate the Doctor Martin Luther King Junior national holiday.

In the City of Binghamton, speeches, dance and musical performances were scheduled to be held in the City Hall 2nd Floor Art gallery starting at 2 p

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Photo: Danielle Ogozaly
Photo: Danielle Ogozaly

The Ugly Truth About Crohn’s

For the past four years, Ostiningo Park in Binghamton has been host for the Take Steps For Crohn’s and Colitis Walk. Crohn’s disease, along with various other inflammatory bowel diseases, affects as many as 1.4 million Americans.

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10-Year-Old Detroit Lions Fan From Amarillo Cheated Out of Contest at Dallas Cowboys Game [VIDEO] [UPDATED]

A family from Amarillo took their 10 year-old son Roman to last weekend's football game at AT&T stadium between the Cowboys and Lions. The tickets were a surprise from Roman's grandma because he is a huge Detroit Lions fan.

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Getty Images- Rob Kim
Getty Images- Rob Kim

Former NY Governor, Mario Cuomo Dies at 82

Former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo has passed away due to heart failure.
The three term governor reportedly died just hours after his son, Andrew Cuomo took the oath of office for his second term as governor

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Governor Cuomo Supports a Casino License for the Southern Tier

The New York State Gaming Commission is reviewing a letter it received from Governor Andrew Cuomo December 26 urging the reopening of Southern Tier bids for a fourth casino license.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF nEWS
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF nEWS

Binghamton K-Mart Layaway Customers Get Balances Paid Off

Several shoppers at the Binghamton K-Mart are finding they have more money to spend on things like groceries and clothes after a charity paid their layaway balances.

'Pay Away the Layaway' is a non-profit founded in 2011 by Binghamton University graduate, Lee Karchawaer, as a way to thank his college-years adopted community

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