A Johnson City firefighter who is already on leave says he now plans to retire. Robert Garey has informed the village that he plans to retire at the end of the month. He was put on leave last month after village police charged him with a... Read More.
The Owego boys’ basketball team won a defensive struggle over Chenango Valley 39-32 Tuesday. Mark Merritt scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Indians. Owego will host Windsor on Friday in the next WEBO Game of the Week. In other games… Chris Bowe and Dan... Read More.
BAE Systems will keep its Westover plant. The facility employs 1,300 people locally. BAE says it decided to keep the aerospace segment of their company after an internal review. The British defense contractor says there was plenty of interest from companies looking at purchasing the Platform Solutions... Read More.
A historic Delaware County church has been the victim of arson. 31-year-old Michael Allen has been accused of setting the fire that destroyed the First Baptist Church of Walton. Fire destroyed the building around 3am Tuesday. The adjacent parsonage was also destroyed while two nearby homes... Read More.
The Southern Tier is dealing with its latest snow event Wednesday. A few inches fell overnight for most of the region and a couple more could fall today before the snow tapers off this evening. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 7pm for... Read More.
A Connecticut man has been charged with grand larceny, accused of taking $4,800 from a Broome County resident to upgrade their windows and never doing the work. The sheriff’s office says that 47-year-old Donald Goss may also be responsible for at least 16 other incidents... Read More.
Binghamton Police arrested two men after they allegedly broke into a Dunkin Donuts in the city and stole money. Investigators say the burglary occurred early Tuesday at the store on Front Street. City Police arrested 19-year-old Shain Smith of Elmira and 21-year-old Jeremy Cade of Albany.... Read More.
The Broome-Tioga Workforce says business owners in the Southern Tier could be reimbursed more for training new employees. Businesses and organizations in the two counties could receive up to 90% of the hiring and training costs for each new worker. All they need to do... Read More.
A portion of Route 6 in Bradford County was closed for most of Monday after a natural gas drilling rig slid down an embankment. The 72,000-pound rig fell down on Friday when the chains holding it on a truck snapped. It took nearly 8 hours to... Read More.
Owego Mayor Ed Arrington says he is finding it hard to garner enough support to approve a deal to sell the village’s treated water to a natural gas drilling company. Inflection Energy wants to purchase up to 200,000 gallons of water per day from the... Read More.