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At least one of the first four casinos that will be built in Upstate New York is coming to the Southern Tier.  Binghamton officials are putting their support behind building it in the Greater Binghamton area. The Binghamton City Council voted...
NY registration drive for STAR property tax breaks ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Officials are trying to get more homeowners to register for New York's STAR property tax break before the end-of-year deadline. State tax officials are providing direct...
There will be no merger between the Chenango Forks and Chenango Valley school districts.  Matt Martin reports that the district in Chenango Forks may now ask for a tax hike to balance their budget. The vote was only a straw poll.  Both...
Proposed mergers of the Chenango Valley and Chenango Forks School Districts and of the Candor and Spencer Van-Etten Districts were both voted down yesterday. The Press and Sun Bulletin reports that voters in Chenango Forks, where homeowners were...
NY subpoenas 16 marketers in payday loan probe ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York financial regulators say they've sent subpoenas to 16 online firms suspected of deceptive marketing by generating leads for illegal payday loans. The Department of...
Syracuse’s West Side United Methodist Church has closed its doors, and last week it auctioned off its contents. After 140 years, this onetime community anchor has closed its doors, and sold nearly all its contents at auction.  Stained...