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


Municipalities Come Together Against LPG Storage Facility Near Seneca Lake

Seneca County

Municipalities Come Together Against LPG Storage Facility Near Seneca Lake

More than a dozen Finger Lakes communities are coming together for a common cause. Thirteen municipalities have passed resolutions opposing a liquified petroleum gas storage facility near Seneca Lake. As Matt Jarchow reports, those communities are now teaming up to make their voices louder. 12/21/2014 07:13 PM

Binghamton Food Pantry Will Not Turn Away Those in Need

Binghamton

Binghamton Food Pantry Will Not Turn Away Those in Need

When you're struggling and in need of help, you don't want to wait for the next business day or for someone to call you back. The Community Food Pantry in Binghamton hasn't been around as long as some others, but coordinators say they don't have the same obstacles to get food. Emily Lorsch reports. 12/21/2014 03:57 PM

Senator Schumer Wants Flood Protection in the Southern Tier

Sidney

Senator Schumer Wants Flood Protection in the Southern Tier

One U.S. Senator is pushing FEMA to approve a Southern Tier village's request for $22 million. Senator Charles Schumer says Sidney's proposed project would mitigate flooding and protect neighborhoods and businesses from future storm damage. Emily Lorsch has more about the Green-Plain project. 12/20/2014 07:26 PM

Gold Coin Donation a Treasure for Salvation Army

Horseheads

Gold Coin Donation a Treasure for Salvation Army

A recent donation to the Salvation Army is small in size but big in meaning. Matt Jarchow explains how a special contribution dropped in a red kettle is bringing the Salvation Army closer to their holiday donation goal. 12/20/2014 05:18 PM

Broome County Man Arrested, Accused of Killing Girlfriend at Home in Maine

Broome County

Broome County Man Arrested, Accused of Killing Girlfriend at Home in Maine

A Maine man is facing a murder charge. Broome County sheriff's deputies were called to the Nanticoke Valley Trailer Park that's where they found the body of 34-year-old Shannon Laskaris. Her partner and father of her child Michael Fiocco was arrested. Iris St. Meran reports. Updated 12/19/2014 09:19 PM

Fight for a Casino License in Southern Tier Continues

Southern Tier

Fight for a Casino License in Southern Tier Continues

Three new casinos will be coming to New York...none of them in the Southern tier.
So, after being dealt a bad hand by the state, Southern Tier leaders are doing everything they can to bring one more casino to their community. And, they tell Crystal Cranmore the fight is far from over. 12/19/2014 06:28 PM

Conklin Town Supervisor 'Serious' About Seceding from State

Conklin

Conklin Town Supervisor 'Serious' About Seceding from State

Conklin is making headlines this week, after their town supervisor said he wants to secede from New York State. The reason behind it -- Cuomo's ban on fracking. As, Alexa Green explains, while there has finally been a decision on the controversial issue, the fallout is keeping fracking center stage. 12/19/2014 06:10 PM

Black Oak Wind Farm to Supply Local Energy

Schuyler County

Black Oak Wind Farm to Supply Local Energy

The winds of change are blowing in Tompkins County. A new project aims to develop a wind farm in the town of Enfield. As Mike Toper explains, this local project is one that residents can be a part of. Updated 12/18/2014 11:28 PM

Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In on Sony Hack Attack

US

Cybersecurity Expert Weighs In on Sony Hack Attack

A cyber security expert weighs in on the Sony hack attack connected to the studio's decision to pull the movie, "The Interview," from theaters. Some critics have said the attack reveals flaws in the country's security system. Madeleine Rivera has the story. Updated 12/18/2014 08:29 PM

Casino, Hydrofracking Decisions a "Game Changer" for Southern Tier

Broome County

Casino, Hydrofracking Decisions a "Game Changer" for Southern Tier

Depending on where you stand, this week's landmark decisions from the state on hydrofracking and casino licenses were either something to cheer, or a major blow. So while some are claiming victory, others are wondering what’s next for the Southern Tier. Alexa Green takes a look at how the decisions could impact the local economy. Updated 12/18/2014 07:49 PM

Landowners Hoped to Cash in on Fracking

Southern Tier

Landowners Hoped to Cash in on Fracking

High hopes are dashed following the decision to ban fracking in New York. Many landowners hoped to lease their mineral rights for a slice of the economic pie. Crystal Cranmore spoke with two farmers who hoped to cash in on fracking. Updated 12/18/2014 07:05 PM

Federal Legislation Suspends One Trucker Regulation

US

Federal Legislation Suspends One Trucker Regulation

Members of the trucking industry are relieved, now that a burdensome regulation has been suspended. Last year, a new rule was passed restricting a driver's hours of service. Cara Thomas explains why truckers were so opposed to this legislation. Updated 12/18/2014 06:38 PM

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