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New York shutters golf courses, boat launches as coronavirus deaths grow
April 9, 2020, 11:31 pm | Source
New York quietly put golf courses on the non-essential business list Thursday, a move that will force them to shutter at least until April 29.

After early graduation, Vestal native and new doctor is off to fight on COVID-19 front lines
April 9, 2020, 11:00 pm | Source
Stony Brook University's medical school pushed up their graduation to bring more hands to the front-line response to COVID-19.

Coronavirus update: NY reaches deal with student loan lenders to halt collections
April 9, 2020, 9:35 pm | Source
Updates as the coronavirus spreads through New York, and areas surrounding Binghamton and Broome County.

New York will delay raises for these state workers. Here's for how long
April 9, 2020, 9:16 pm | Source
New York is delaying a raise for about 80,000 state workers for 90 days.

Cortland County man pleads guilty to taking photos of girl's sexual abuse
April 9, 2020, 9:14 pm | Source
Christopher Perry faces at least 15 years in federal prison and will have to register as a sex offender.

Nursing home residents are dying. How NY counties, facilities, nurses are reacting.
April 9, 2020, 8:22 pm | Source
As deaths begin to mount in the area, nursing homes are areas of concern, both for their vulnerable populations and the staff who serve them.

Dick's Sporting Goods furloughs majority of its 40,000 employees
April 9, 2020, 8:06 pm | Source
The sharp downturn comes just as the company was making progress against online competitors

Can NY's small private colleges survive the financial strain of coronavirus?
April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm | Source
Small private colleges that dot upstate New York are fighting to survive one of the toughest challenges in their long and distinguished history.

Desperate New Yorkers struggle to file for unemployment. How NY is trying to fix it
April 9, 2020, 7:45 pm | Source
Some say they've called the state's unemployment line thousands of times to no avail.

Girls Basketball: Elmira's Fisher, DeMember-Shazer, Owego's Donovan among best in state
April 9, 2020, 7:08 pm | Source
Seniors from Southern Tier Athletic Conference crack top-10 list by website

New York jobless claims dip, but is it a true reflection of reality?
April 9, 2020, 7:02 pm | Source
The novel caronavirus economic shutdown is now claiming jobs in wider range of industry sectors

Chenango County man charged with arson in Lighthouse Community Church fire
April 9, 2020, 5:43 pm | Source
New York State Police have arrested a suspect accused of setting the fire.

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