The former director of the New York State Fair is now facing criminal charges. Peter Cappuccilli has been charged with defrauding the government, grand larceny and official misconduct. He stepped aside in 2005 after 10 years as the fair director. Four months ago, the state Inspector... Read More.
There was no vote in the Village of Owego Monday as trustees decided they need an environmental review before agreeing to sell their treated water to a natural gas drilling company. In front of a packed house at the Tioga County Office Building, trustees briefly... Read More.
Police believe that robbery was the motive in the shooting death of a Binghamton man on Sunday night. 21-year-old Eric Dantzler was shot and killed while sitting behind the wheel of his SUV on Corliss Avenue in Johnson City. An unidentified passenger was not injured. Police... Read More.
Four people were injured in a crash on Glenmary Drive in the Town of Tioga on Friday. The Sheriff’s Office says 17-year-old Heather Hatounian of Owego was driving southbound on the road around 3pm when she drifted onto the shoulder, overcorrected and lost control of... Read More.
The Gander Mountain in Johnson City is closed after a fire in their electrical room. Flames and sparks were reportedly shooting from one of the building’s power sources Monday. No injuries were reported. Johnson City Fire Chief Stephen Hrustich says the units will have to be repaired... Read More.
The Broome County Barons are no more. The Federal Hockey League member has postponed the rest of their games after low attendance figures through their first 19 contests. The Barons average attendance was only 314 through 11 games at the Chenango Ice Rink and many of... Read More.
The Village of Owego hopes the third time will be the charm to vote on a deal to sell treated water to a natural gas drilling company. A vote is expected at their meeting, which begins at 7pm at the Department of Public Works office... Read More.
The Vestal Town Board will discuss a condemned property Monday. The residential property, at 207 Avelon Drive, was condemned in 2004. Neighbors have asked the town to do something with the property, which includes a modular home, a car port and a shed. They call... Read More.
The owner of Tioga Downs is in negotiations to purchase the Meadowlands. Jeff Gural has until April to make a final offer to purchase the New Jersey-run facility. Despite being considered the premiere harness horse racing track in the world, attendance at the Meadowlands has been... Read More.
The Elmira Jackals ended out the 2010 portion of their schedule with a split of games at home, falling to Trenton on Friday before shutting out Toledo on Saturday. Goaltender Mike Brodeur made 30 saves on Saturday in a conditioning start down from Binghamton. He was... Read More.