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Hochul Blasts Proposal to Declare AR-15 the U.S. “National Gun”
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has criticized Congressman George Santos for backing a measure that would designate the AR-15 rifle as the "National Gun of the United States.
Millions of New Yorkers Urged to Mask Due to Covid Case Increase
As the number of Covid cases starts to rise again, federal health officials are advising people in sections of New York state to resume wearing masks while indoors.
Solar Farm to Be Built at Greater Binghamton Airport
A New Jersey company is planning to construct a solar array at the Greater Binghamton Airport in the town of Maine.
Wegmans Pulls Plug on Faster Checkout App Due to “Losses”
A popular Wegmans app that gave customers a quicker way to shop and pay for their items is being shut down.
New York School Mask Mandate Finally Coming to An End
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the statewide school mask requirement will end this week.
Bagel Rage: Man Punches Out Window at Broome Dunkin’ Donuts
A passenger in a construction truck flew into a rage when he discovered a mistake in his drive-up order at a Binghamton-area Dunkin' Donuts shop.
Yolanda Vega Retires After Three Decades with New York Lottery
The woman who became the "face" of the New York Lottery - Yolanda Vega - has retired.
Greater Binghamton Sports Complex Collapses During Rebuilding
Eleven months after a massive air-supported Broome County sports dome fell under heavy snow, its replacement collapsed as construction neared completion.
Binghamton Woman Killed in Crash on Interstate 81 in Kirkwood
A Binghamton resident is dead following a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Broome County.
Graverobbing, Bodysnatching Suspected at Cemetery Near Binghamton, New York
Several large mausoleums were broken into and the remains of some people may have been taken from a cemetery in the Binghamton, New York suburb of Johnson City.
All New Yorkers Over Age 50 Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccination
Age restrictions for Covid-19 vaccine in New York state are being adjusted to enable more people to make appointments.
UPDATE: Amber Alert Canceled
Police have issued an Amber Alert after two eight-year-old girls reportedly were abducted on Binghamton's West Side.