Broome County http://wrvo.org en National study finds elevated rates of cancer and neurological disease amongst IBM Endicott workers http://wrvo.org/post/national-study-finds-elevated-rates-cancer-and-neurological-disease-amongst-ibm-endicott <p></p><p>Like many in Endicott, Wanda Hudak has a long history with IBM.</p><p>There’s a clear view of the company’s campus, now the Huron campus, from the garden in her backyard. She’s lived in Endicott her whole life, and worked at IBM as a nurse during the 1970s before becoming the town’s representative on the county legislature.</p><p>“I’m a real hard-nose 'I love Endicott' girl, ok?" Hudak said. "My dad worked in the Endicott-Johnson factory. My mom was a wonderful seamstress, made a good living doing that. I went to school at Union-Endicott.”</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:01:46 +0000 Matt Richmond 50276 at http://wrvo.org National study finds elevated rates of cancer and neurological disease amongst IBM Endicott workers Endicott Interconnect files for bankruptcy, layoffs may follow http://wrvo.org/post/endicott-interconnect-files-bankruptcy-layoffs-may-follow <p>Southern Tier-based Endicott Interconnect Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week. The Broome County high-tech manufacturer, which employs approximately 600 people, plans to continue operations as it reorganizes.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:13:18 +0000 Matt Richmond 41089 at http://wrvo.org Broome County opens Office of Energy Development http://wrvo.org/post/broome-county-opens-office-energy-development <p>The Broome County Legislature recently approved a new Office of Energy Development, but the purpose of the office is not clear. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:55:00 +0000 Matt Richmond 33858 at http://wrvo.org Officials bring gun control law to forums across the state http://wrvo.org/post/officials-bring-gun-control-law-forums-across-state <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Two weeks after passing new gun control measures, New York officials have begun holding public forums to discuss what’s in the law. Forums have been held in Lake Placid, near Buffalo, Rochester and in Oswego. At Tuesday's forum in Endwell, Broome County, about 100 attendees came out to raise their questions and vent their frustrations over the new law. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:21:45 +0000 Matt Richmond 32617 at http://wrvo.org Officials bring gun control law to forums across the state