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Christine Gritmon

Postal Service Asks to have Snow Cleared for Carriers

While the Twin Tiers continues to be hit with winter weather it hasn’t experienced in years, officials with one important service are asking for a little consideration.

The U.S. Postal Service says it’s important that residents and businesses clear a path to the mailbox

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Category: Articles, Local News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Street Lights go LED

Global technology solutions firm, Johnson Controls will be switching Binghamton's street lights to LED bulbs.

The $4 million project should be complete by early 2016.

There are 7,000 street lights being converted to LED

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

Go Red for Women Helps Fight Heart Disease

People all around the nation participate in the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women day February 6. 

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Recent Illnesses in the Twin Tiers Discussed on Southern Tier Close Up

Is it a cold or the flu?  What do you do to feel better? What do you do to keep from getting sick?

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Category: Articles, Local News
sarah jane belltower-kathy whyte

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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Category: Articles, Local News
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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Category: Articles, Local News
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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Category: Articles, Local News, News
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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