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Unique Vestal Parkway Building to Be Demolished

The familiar site of the building that for decades housed the Ken Wilson Chevrolet dealership showroom in Vestal is expected to vanish soon.

The Vestal Parkway building, which was constructed in 1964, has been viewed as a historic structure because of what's been described as its "stylish geometric concrete roof."

The property just west of Sycamore Road h

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

Section of Binghamton Parking Garage Closed Forever

More than 40 percent of a city-owned parking garage in downtown Binghamton will be out of service until further notice.

Mayor Richard David announced 220 of the 535 parking spaces in the Collier Street garage will be unavailable

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Escapee-Inspired Graffiti at Binghamton Park

Graffiti inspired by the note left by the inmates who escaped from a state prison has been scrawled at a Binghamton park named in the memory of a girl who was killed in the neighborhood three decades ago

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Farmers’ Market Opens

The Downtown Binghamton Farmers’ Market opens June 12 at 9 a.m. on Collier Street.

The market will be open Fridays through October while Tuesday hours will resume July 7 and continue through September

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Sister Mary Anne Brawley Remembered

Family members and friends joined with Twin Tiers residents to remember the life of Sister Mary Anne Brawley.

Sister Mary Anne died on June 6. She was 81. A funeral Mass was celebrated June 10 at St

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World War II B29 Plan Visits Broome County

Broome County residents may have noticed a very large, propeller driven airplane flying low over Johnson City shortly before 1 p.m. June 8.

It was a B29 Superfortress that had been used in World War Two and is on display at the Greater Binghamton Airport for a few days

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

Top Field Set for Dick’s Open

26 of the top 30 money-winners on the Champions Tour this year have committed to play in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open set for August 24 - 30 at En Joie Golf Club in Endicott.

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New York State Police
New York State Police

Broome Police on High Alert for Prison Escapees

Law enforcement agencies in the Binghamton area are keeping an eye out for David Sweat and Richard Matt, the convicted killers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility.

Broome County Sheriff David Harder said police have been interviewing "all possible people" who may have any information about how the men managed to break out of the maximum-security prison in Dannemora

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

I81 Bridge Could be Named For Late Trooper Chris Skinner

A bridge on Interstate 81 in Broome County is being named in honor of New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner, who was killed in the line of duty a year ago.

A statement from state Senator Thomas Libous’ office praises the senate for unanimously passing the legislation to honor the Trooper with the naming of the bridge near where he was killed north of Hinman’s Corners

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Dan Bannister
Dan Bannister

Convicted Murderer of Broome Sheriff’s Deputy Escapes

David Sweat, one of two men given a life without parole sentence after being convicted of murdering Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia on July 4, 2002, has escaped from prison. 

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