The Committee to Save Broome County Parks is fighting back, against what's become a controversial plan, organizing their own public hearing to save local timber. The hearing stems from a plan enacted by the County Legislature in March. Broome County began timber management services on county... Read More.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's "People First" statewide tour made a stop in the Crystal City Wednesday to spread the message of his new legislative agenda. Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy was at the Radisson Hotel in Corning delivering the agenda of ethics reform, marriage equality and a... Read More.
A local 14-year-old received a standing ovation from Binghamton City Council for her efforts to keep the memory of her best friend alive. Nearly five years ago, Katie Laskaris lost her best friend Kristie Ray in a house fire. The two met as students in... Read More.
The City of Binghamton and the Village of Johnson City have snagged a second place statewide award commending the shared police services of the two municipalities. The New York Conference of Mayors handed out the prize for their Public Administration and Management category. Binghamton and Johnson... Read More.
Wednesday, Police in Schuyler County arrested three men operating a meth lab in the Town of Dix, Schuyler County. Arrested were homeowner John Barton, Chad Speicher and Shawn Rickard for criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officials say it's one of the biggest meth labs they've... Read More.
On May 4th, Danny Cabrera, 30, and Thomas Ellison, 61, were involved in a fight in a housing unit of the Fishkill Correctional Facility. The inmates were separated by staff and returned to their assigned cells. A short time after the incident, Ellison complained of head... Read More.
On May 17, 2011, the Broome County Special Investigations Unit arrested Tymiek Brown, 25, of Binghamton on felony drug charges, after a search revealed that Brown had a quantity of crack cocaine packaged for sale on him. He was arraigned in City Court and... Read More.
On Wednesday, the Endicott Police arrested Daniel White, 27, of Johnson City on felony charges of Burglary, Attempted Rape, and Sexual Abuse. The Endicott Police responded to a residence on Monroe St. at 0420 a.m. for a report of a burglary that just occurred. The victim... Read More.
The Strawberry Festival Committee has announced that Fred Ford, long time Owego Resident and Director of the Mello Dears, has been chosen as the Parade Marshall for the 31st annual Strawberry Festival Parade. Fred has been the organizer of the Parade for Strawberry Festival for... Read More.
Three emergency medical services professionals who died in the line of duty were honored in a Wednesday ceremony at the New York State's EMS Memorial in Albany. Honored from this area were LeRoy Kemp of Barton and Karen Hand, who headed the Broome County Volunteer... Read More.