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Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS

Ross Park’s Carousel May be Moved

The iconic carousel at Ross Park Zoo, which has sat for decades, nestled in the glen off Morgan Road at the entrance to the zoo, may soon be moving up the hill.

The City of  Binghamton is asking for a half million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Parks and Historic Preservation to rehabilitate the carousel and relocate the merry-go-round from the lower part of the zoo in front of the ticket booth to the area that now houses pavilions and a playground

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New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner
New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner

Bridges Named After Trooper Christopher Skinner

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to name sections of state roads in memory of deceased law enforcement officers, including one in Broome County.

The bridges carrying Interstate 81 over U

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Kopernik Observatory photo
Kopernik Observatory photo

Kopernik Observatory to Host Meteor Shower Viewing

Once the weather clears, the region is to be in for a spectacular celestial show.

The Kopernik Observatory and Science Center in Vestal will be opening starting at 9 p.m. on clear nights through the 14th for the viewing of the Perseid Meteor Shower

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

CHOW Walk Moves to September

The Annual CHOW Hunger Walk is moving from October to September this year.  The 33rd edition of the Walk will be held on Sunday, September 20th on campus at Binghamton University. The Director of CHOW, Michael Leahey, made the announcement on WBNF's First News with Roger Neel. 

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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Pennsylvania State Police Issue Amber Alert for Abducted Wilkes Barre Teen

August 1, 2015 update:Authorities said in an alert just before 2:30am that police found 16-year-old Jena Patterson unharmed and arrested Walter Lewis, the man accused of abducting her from her home on East View Drive in Wilkes-Barre. The two were reportedly found near Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, according to WNEP.

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Photo: Pool, Getty Images
Photo: Pool, Getty Images

Does the Time Fit the Crime? [POLL]

 

Joyce Mitchell, an instructor in the tailor shop at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY pleaded guilty today to charges of first-degree promoting prison contraband and fourth-degree criminal facilitation in aiding the escape of two convicted killers on June 6. 

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Photo by Fred Hadlick for WNBF News
Photo by Fred Hadlick for WNBF News

Truck Crashes Into West Corners Building

Two people were reported injured in a town of Union crash involving four vehicles, including a truck that slammed into a former hair salon.

The chaos occurred at about 9:45 Tuesday morning at a small shopping plaza on Union Center Maine Highway in West Corners

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Photo: Ingram Publishing
Photo: Ingram Publishing

Crouch Decides Against Senate Bid

Assemblyman Clifford Crouch says he will not run for the Senate seat vacated after Thomas Libous was found guilty of lying to FBI agents.

Crouch - a Chenango County Republican - released a statement Monday afternoon announcing he plans to focus on his current work in the state Assembly

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Binghamton Man Dies After Downtown Shooting

Binghamton police are investigating a fatal downtown shooting incident.

Authorities say a report of shots fired was received at 12:22 a.m. July 24 at the Elks Antler Lodge at 201 Chenango Street.

When officers arrived, they discovered 33-year-old James High of Binghamton on the sidewalk in front of the building

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Smoky Fire Damages Binghamton East Middle School

A spectacular fire damaged a section of Binghamton's East Middle School.

The two-alarm blaze at the school at 167 East Frederick Street was reported around 2:45 p.m. July 23.

Initial reports indicated about 10 workers who were involved in a roofing project may have been trapped on top of the three-story building

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