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This section displays all of the Southern Tier news articles published in the past 7 days.


Tioga County Officials Educate Families on Heroin Abuse

Tioga County

Tioga County Officials Educate Families on Heroin Abuse

Tioga County officials said the heroin epidemic has spiraled out of control and needs to be stopped. A panel discussed the consequences of using drugs and shared warning signs with parents on Monday. 09/29/2014 09:42 PM

Farm Tour Highlights Role of Agriculture in Broome County

Broome County

Farm Tour Highlights Role of Agriculture in Broome County

Agriculture plays a very important role in Broome County, and local leaders are trying to spread the word. To help, they organized a farm tour Monday, stopping at three local farms. Leaders said the trend of eating local can play a big part in economic growth. Emily Lorsch reports. 09/29/2014 08:04 PM

Binghamton Mayor Condemns Three Properties on City's Southside

Binghamton

Binghamton Mayor Condemns Three Properties on City's Southside

Since taking office, Binghamton Mayor Rich David has condemned dozens of properties throughout the city. The most recent wave took place on the city's Southside. Reporter Alexa Green looked into the process and explains what it takes for a property to be condemned. Updated 09/29/2014 07:06 PM

Steuben County Leaders Cracking Down on Welfare Fraud

Bath

Steuben County Leaders Cracking Down on Welfare Fraud

Leaders in Steuben County are on a mission to stamp out welfare fraud. The county's department of social services said it has seen an increase in the number suspected fraudulent claims over the years. Reporter Crystal Cranmore explains what lawmakers are doing to prevent money from getting into the wrong hands. 09/29/2014 05:08 PM

First Around the World 5K Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Vestal

First Around the World 5K Celebrates Cultural Diversity

People from all over came out to Vestal on Sunday to celebrate cultural diversity at the first ever "Around the World 5K." As reporter Emily Lorsch explains, the Vestal Coal House and Jewish Community Center organized this race to unite the community and give people a chance to be proud of who they are. Updated 09/29/2014 10:00 AM

Binghamton Hockey Arena Set to Open with Upgrades, Name Change

Binghamton

Binghamton Hockey Arena Set to Open with Upgrades, Name Change

The ice is in and officials with the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton are preparing for another hockey season. Carmella Mataloni has details on this upcoming season and some changes fans might see. Updated 09/29/2014 07:47 AM

Cuomo Visiting Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan

Albany

Cuomo Visiting Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan

Governor Andrew Cuomo met with Army officials to discuss counter-terrorism strategies. On a conference call with the media, Cuomo said New York has a target on its back and must have the best anti-terrorism plan in the country. Reporter Barry Wygel has the story. Updated 09/28/2014 07:59 PM

Derek Jeter Plays Last Game of Career

US

Derek Jeter Plays Last Game of Career

Derek Jeter's playing career is over. The Yankees shortstop played his final game in Boston on Sunday afternoon. Reporter Kevin Garrity has the recap. 09/28/2014 07:44 PM

Organization Recognizes World Alzheimer's Month

US

Organization Recognizes World Alzheimer's Month

September is World Alzheimer's month and the Alzheimer's Association is trying to raise awareness about the 5.2 million people affected by the disease across the nation. 09/28/2014 07:29 PM

Hunters Prepare for Upcoming Season

New York

Hunters Prepare for Upcoming Season

It's that time of year again hunters are trekking back into the woods, but before they do they''ll need to stock up on equipment that could save lives. Reporter Alana LaFlore details what hunters new and experienced need to know to keep safe. 09/28/2014 04:32 PM

Cuomo Gives Update on His Afghanistan Trip

US

Cuomo Gives Update on His Afghanistan Trip

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave an update on his trip to Afghanistan. During his update, Cuomo talked about meeting with members of the 10th Mountain Division of Fort Drum. 09/28/2014 01:40 PM

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