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Brookdale Vestal West - Fall Open House

Fall Prevention Awareness Month at Elderwood

Carol's Coffee & Art Bar Celebrates 2 Years

Traffic Up at BGM

Traffic is up at the Greater Binghamton Airport. From July to September this year, airport officials say more than 30,000 passengers flew out of the Broome County-owned airport, which is up almost 14 percent from the same time period last year. The increased passenger activity has led airlines to add extra trips, like Delta, who…

Broome Legislature to Consider Lease Deal

The Broome County Legislature is expected to make a final decision Thursday on an offer to lease county-owned land for natural gas drilling. The offer, from Inflection Energy, would be worth more than $7.5 million up front and a guaranteed 20 percent in royalties on any gas collected. Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala is one…

Vestal to Receive Grant Wednesday

The Vestal Town Board will receive a grant Wednesday night. The town will be presented with a check for $3,500 from the Preservation League of New York. It will be used to complete the town’s survey of historic and architecturally significant homes, farms and public buildings, according to town officials. The results will help the…

Local Leaders Part of Cuomo’s Transition Teams

Two local leaders have been picked to serve on transition committees for New York’s next governor. Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo announced the members for his three transition teams Tuesday. The members of the Education and Health, Transportation and Government Reform committees will help recruit, review and recommend people for positions in the new administration. Broome County…

1 Injured, 1 Arrested After BHS Fight

Police were called to a fight at the Binghamton High School Tuesday. School officials say two female students got into a fight in the main cafeteria around 11am. One of the students had to be taken to the hospital for minor injuries while the other was taken into custody by one of the school’s security…

Owego 2011 Budget Adopted, Justice Leaving

Town of Owego leaders adopted their 2011 budget Tuesday. The $6.2 million spending plan includes a property tax increase of 6.3 percent to residents, meaning that the average taxpayer will see their bill go up by around $21 for next year. Town residents will also see increases in their water and sewer bills. In other…

SU Basketball Beats Detroit on Tuesday

The Syracuse University men’s basketball team recovered from another slow start to take down Detroit 66-55 at the Carrier Dome Tuesday in the first game of the Legends Classic. Junior Scoop Jardine netted a career-high 27 points to lead the Orange in the game that was heard live on WEBO. He also had eight assists…

Union Code Enforcement Consolidation Issue

It appears that Johnson City and Endicott will not share their code enforcement departments with the Town of Union. Johnson City trustees held off on voting for the resolution Tuesday night after the measure was questioned by several residents, who asked for a public hearing to be held before a vote. The resolution would have…

JC Trustees Take Step to Dissolve Fire Dept.

In other Johnson City news, trustees have taken the first step in dissolving their paid fire department and creating a new fire district. Trustees approved a resolution Tuesday night to start the process of forming a new fire district with the Town of Union. Village lawyers will now begin researching and investigating the possibility. The…