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Cuomo: Social Distancing Violators Could Face $1,000 Fine
The maximum penalty for ignoring the coronavirus distancing rules in New York state is being doubled from $500 to $1,000.
Binghamton University Community Member Has Coronavirus
The Broome County Health Department has advised Binghamton University officials that someone associated with the school has tested positive for COVID-19.
First Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed in Broome County
Broome County officials have announced one person diagnosed with COVID-19 has died in Binghamton.
Cuomo Shuts Down New York: Essential Workers Only
Governor Andrew Cuomo says all non-essential employees in New York state should stay home as he expands efforts to control the spread of coronavirus.
Broome Patients Test “Negative” for Coronavirus Infection
Officials say test results indicate two people in Broome County who had possible respiratory illnesses were not infected with the coronavirus.
Ithaca Man Charged with Kidnapping in Domestic Assault
State police have arrested a Tompkins County man following a domestic assault investigation.
NYSEG Rate Plan Delayed Operation of Broome Solar Farm
Broome County officials say a NYSEG rate proposal for electricity generated by the new Conklin solar farm would have turned the project into a money-losing proposition.
An Endwell Donut Mecca Has Returned
A small Endwell shop that developed a big following among fans of unique varieties of donuts has resumed operations.
Binghamton Fire May Have Started In Delivery Room
A massive fire that wrecked a downtown Binghamton furniture store may have started in a delivery area. The blaze at Ellis Brothers at 162 Water Street was discovered shortly after seven o'clock this morning. Assistant fire chief Mark Whalen says the business owner told fire department officials he received an alarm "a little after seven...
A Landmark Binghamton Business Burns
The Ellis Brothers furniture store on Water Street in downtown Binghamton was gutted by fire on Wednesday. No injuries were reported in the blaze, which was discovered around 7:30 a.m. Several nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution...