After weeks of budget hearings, Vestal Central School District's Board of Education voted to adopt a budget for the 2011-2012 school year. The $72 million budget cuts roughly 48 positions throughout the district. About half of the positions cut will be through layoffs and... Read More.
The Binghamton City School Board has approved a $96 million budget, which will result in about 48 positions cut from the district. School board members unanimously approved the budget Monday. Of the 48 positions cut, 20 of them will be through attrition. Twelve of... Read More.
The Broome County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a City of Binghamton man following an investigation into the reported armed robbery at the Manley’s gas station located at 53 Downs Avenue in the Town of Dickinson Saturday evening. During the robbery the suspect displayed a... Read More.
The Broome County Special Investigations Unit has arrested 29-year-old Lenora Morales of Binghamton. The arrest came after a month long investigation into the sale of crack cocaine to an undercover police officer. Morales was taken into custody in the area of Binghamton General Hospital. At... Read More.
Tasers are the newest tools added to the arsenal of the Broome County Sheriff's office. Seventeen tasers were bought with about $18,000 recovered from drug busts. Deputies say the taser is an upgrade from pepper spray, which can still irritate a person days after being... Read More.
Arnot Ogden Medical Center's initiative to make Elmira a healthier place to live is now underway. The "Creating Healthy Places" project is a five year effort to upgrade parks and promote better living. McKinnon Park is one of the first places to get a... Read More.
One Union-Endicott team is going to the Destination Imagination Globals in May. The Pink-a-Dinks, made up of students from Ann G. McGuinness and George F. Johnson, won their category at the New York State DI Tournament that was held at Union-Endicott High School in April. The... Read More.
If the price of gas at the station nearest you hasn't reached $4, it soon will. The averages for Binghamton and Syracuse are in the $3.90s. It's a pain for the average driver, but even more so for organizations like Meals on Wheels. Seven-hundred... Read More.
Due to the number of emergency closing days used by the Vestal Central School District this year, the early dismissal day for grades K - 5 is being changed. Students in grades K - 5 will now be dismissed at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, May... Read More.
The City of Binghamton is ramping up efforts to spur demand for energy efficiency upgrades in homes. The City Council plans to invest $160,000 for the "Energy Leadership Program." Modeled after a successful outreach program in Tompkins County, it educates local college students about home... Read More.