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This is how The Binghamton Press reported on the renaming of Johnson City in 1916. (fultonhistory.com)
This is how The Binghamton Press reported on the renaming of Johnson City in 1916. (fultonhistory.com)

It Became “Johnson City” 100 Years Ago Today

It was 100 years ago that Broome County's village of Lestershire was renamed the village of Johnson City.

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Locket holding photos of John Wilkes Booth and Abraham Lincoln
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Binghamton’s Link To John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln's assassin, one of the most infamous criminals throughout American history has ties to Broome County!

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Google Maps
Google Maps

Broome County Has Many Interesting Shapes From Above [PHOTOS]

Have you ever flown over Broome County and thought to yourself, "Wow, that looks like an elephant! And there's a face! Oh, and a bunny!" Thanks to Google Maps, you can overlook Broome County and take a good look for yourself.

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

Plane Lands Safely After Alert at Binghamton Airport

An aircraft with about two-dozen people aboard landed at Greater Binghamton Airport shortly after an alert was issued because of a possible mechanical problem.

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Tax Preparation Help Offered by United Way

The executive director of the United Way of Broome County appears on the February 13 edition of the weekly local public affairs program to talk about tax preparation help that is available over the next few weeks.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Millions in IBM Endicott Pollution Claims Paid

IBM has paid several million dollars to hundreds of people who have been seeking compensation for claims related to chemical contamination at the company's Endicott microelectronics facility...

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Markeee via YouTube
Markeee via YouTube

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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Photodisc

Fourth of July Celebrations in and Around Binghamton

July 4th is closer than it seems! Where will you and your family and friends be this Independence Day? We’ve gathered events from all over the Southern Tier and Central New York to give you the best and broadest options for fireworks and fun!

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Broome Riverbank Cleanup Planned

Organizers of an annual riverbank cleanup initiative our recruiting Broome County groups and individuals to participate in next month's project...

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Lee Ann Taylor
Lee Ann Taylor

Binghamton’s Walk of Fame to Get New Home

I happened to be over at the Walk of Fame at the Metro center today when I stumbled upon a news conference. When I noticed every invitee looking at the stars on the walk, I knew it could be good news. And it was!

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