Binghamton High School students and staff are putting the final touches on their annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community. Organizers expect to serve nearly 4,000 people as part of the 16th annual event, including around 2,000 at the school and another 2,000 meals that will... Read More.
A Pennsylvania man was killed in a dump truck rollover Tuesday. State Police say 72-year-old Ernest Compton of New Milford was driving west in Bradford County’s Overton Township when the accident occurred. The truck went off the road and onto the shoulder. Compton overcorrected, sending... Read More.
A former Binghamton bank manager will spend four years in federal prison. 40-year-old Thomas Cararo was handed down that sentence from Senior US District Court Judge Thomas McAvoy in Binghamton Tuesday. Cararo was convicted of embezzling $410,000 in cash from a Dickinson man’s safety deposit... Read More.
A historic theater in Binghamton was sold at auction Tuesday. An anonymous buyer purchased the Strand Theater for $22,000. The winning bid shocked many of the 50 or so in attendance for the auction, as it’s estimated that the building needs millions of dollars in... Read More.
An Ithaca man has been sentenced for stealing industrial parts from his former employer and selling them on eBay. 50-year-old Michael Ruffino received a sentence of 1-3 years in jail Tuesday in Tompkins County Court. He will also have to pay restitution. In 2007, Ruffino admits... Read More.
A Cortland County man has been indicted for robbing a KFC on Route 281 in August. Dennis Alex-Hart allegedly stole more than $3,000 from a safe inside the restaurant on Aug. 20 after forcing three employees inside a cooler. The robber escaped on a bicycle, setting... Read More.
The City of Binghamton will host a half marathon next year. The 13-mile Bridge Run will travel through downtown and across the city’s four historic bridges on May 15. It will start and finish at NYSEG Stadium. The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the... Read More.
Chemung County’s proposed budget for next year hit a snag Monday. Legislators tabled their spending plan because of concerns about a possible $700,000 hole. The budget calls for an increase in the county mortgage tax, a plan that first must be approved by state lawmakers. Chemung... Read More.
The Tioga County Tourism Office is looking for volunteers to help switch on lights for their annual Lights on the River Festival. The fourth annual event will be held Friday, Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 8:30pm in downtown Owego. A few volunteers are still needed to... Read More.
It was a busy weekend for both the Binghamton Senators and the Elmira Jackals. It started on Friday, when the B-Sens upset the Hershey Bears 4-2 at the Arena. Binghamton stayed at home and played Hartford on Saturday, falling 3-2 in overtime, before traveling to... Read More.