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  1. Fracking Ban Brings Hard Times to Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    The road to prosperity runs through Conklin, New York -- but people here say the good times keep passing them by. "There's barely jobs left.

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  2. Minnie Minoso diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WAOW

    ... is in the hospital after a snowmobile crash in St. Germain, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department. CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) -- Some towns in New York's Southern Tier are raising the idea of seceding to Pennsylvania.Conklin Supervisor Jim ...

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  3. "I Leave NY"?: Towns Consider Seceding to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    In this Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 photo, Supervisor Jim Finch poses at Conklin Town Hall in Conklin, N.Y. Some Southern Tier towns are raising the question of seceding to Pennsylvania. Finch and other local officials talking about expanding Pennsylvaniai 1 2s border to gobble up some towns clustered around the Keystone Statei 1 2s northeast corner doni 1 2t really expect it to happen.

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  4. Crowd beats to death teenage girl suspected of planning suicide attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WAOW

    ... is in the hospital after a snowmobile crash in St. Germain, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department. CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) -- Some towns in New York's Southern Tier are raising the idea of seceding to Pennsylvania.Conklin Supervisor Jim ...

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  5. Vermont town could let those ages 16, 17, vote locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WAOW

    ... is in the hospital after a snowmobile crash in St. Germain, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department. CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) -- Some towns in New York's Southern Tier are raising the idea of seceding to Pennsylvania.Conklin Supervisor Jim ...

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  6. Gibson Bros. emerges from fire bigger and betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Bros. worked as a wholesale distributor for Maines Paper & Food Service, a national distribution company based in Conklin, N.Y. Its retail division, consisting of local milk deliveries and Gibby's Famous Ice Cream, is a separate division that has ...

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  7. Upstate New York towns consider seceding to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | O-R Online

    CONKLIN, N.Y. – Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania.

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  8. Upstate NY towns consider seceding to PARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | News Times

    In this Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 photo, Supervisor Jim Finch poses at Conklin Town Hall in Conklin, N.Y. Some Southern Tier towns are raising the question of seceding to Pennsylvania. Finch and other local officials talking about expanding Pennsylvania's border to gobble up some towns clustered around the Keystone State's northeast corner don't really expect it to happen.

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  9. In State of the County, Preston lauds economic chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Broome County. It was the fourth address she has given as county executive. Preston, a Republican and former Town of Conklin supervisor, won a special election in November 2011 to serve the final year of Barbara J. Fiala's second term. Preston was ...

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  10. Preston: Year of challenges brings resolve, notaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... people of Broome County, and the results of the election do not change that." Preston, the Republican former Town of Conklin supervisor, won a special election in November 2011 to serve the final year of Barbara J. Fiala's second term. She was ...

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  11. Former sheriff's deputy sues Preston, claims harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Dawn Shafer because of a relationship Shafer began with Thomas Delamarter, superintendent of parks for the Town of Conklin, in 2010. It seeks unspecified damages against both Preston and Broome County. "I am aware of allegations made by the ...

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  12. Sullivan town part of secession movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... local prohibitions and other regulations - that would diminish fracking's economic benefit. There is more. Conklin said it seems much easier to do business in Pennsylvania than in New York. And, he said, it appears New York City benefits from most ...

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  13. Sullivan towns part of secession movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... local prohibitions and other regulations - that would diminish fracking's economic benefit. There is more. Conklin said it seems much easier to do business in Pennsylvania than in New York. And, he said, it appears New York City benefits from most ...

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  14. Marcellus Shale envy: New trucks, snowmobiles in 'every' Pa. drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PennLive.com

    ... "Sign me up," shouted Derek Birtch, 35, owner of Birtchy's Joint, a bar, restaurant and off-track betting parlor in Conklin, said of secession to Pa. To the south, in Pennsylvania, Conklin Town Supervisor James Finch sees a new truck in every ...

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  15. 15 N.Y. Towns Consider Seceding to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Patch.com

    ... Delaware, Tioga and Sullivan counties. "The Southern Tier is desolate," Jim Finch, a Republican town supervisor for Conklin, told WBNG Binghamton. "We have no jobs and no income. The richest resource we have is in the ground." In a statement on its ...

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  16. Fracking pushes New York towns to consider secession, join PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Newsday

    ... New York Towns Association is examining if secession is even possible, and if it's worth the cost. James Finch, Conklin town supervisor, told Capital New York that "everybody over the border has new cars, new four-wheelers, new snowmobiles," because ...

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  17. NY senator asks constituents: Want to secede to Pennsylvania?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Albany Times Union

    Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, picked up on the talk among some Southern Tier residents about trying to secede to Pennsylvania and included the question on a recent survey to constituents. "Some Kirkwood & Conklin residents want those towns to secede to Pennsylvania.

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  18. Southern Tier New York Towns Look to Join PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Lite 98.7

    ... towns would like to drop New York and join the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. "The Southern Tier is desolate," said Conklin Town Supervisor Jim Finch (R). "We have no jobs and no income. The richest resource we have is in the ground." Finch said the ...

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  19. Abandon ship: Southern Tier New York looks to defect to Pennsylvania over fracking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hot Air

    ... joining the Keystone State. ( Hat tip to The Washington Post 's Ed O'Keefe ) "The Southern Tier is desolate," said Conklin, New York supervisor to a reporter with WBNG . "We have no jobs and no income. The richest resource we have is in the ground." ...

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  20. Southern tier townslooking to cut NY tiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Lucianne.com

    Conklin, NY The local economy is pushing one organization in Upstate New York to pose a question: Is it possible to secede to Pennsylvania? The Upstate New York Towns Association is researching this very topic. The group says a few factors pushing its research are high property taxes, low sales tax revenue and the recent decision to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York.

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