Thursday afternoon, NYSEG released a statement on the events in Horseheads on Wednesday. A home on Joseph Street was destroyed by what appears to have been a natural gas explosion. 15 month old Benjamin Reed died in the explosion and fire. NYSEG Said: "The people of NYSEG... Read More.
The Binghamton Senators are conducting “Public Safety Night” this Saturday, January 29th at the Broome County Arena. That night the B-Sens will team up with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for a pair of games to honor the efforts of their local police and firemen and to... Read More.
The Union-Endicott School District has announced a new Public Information Coordinator. Chris Schmidt will replace Marilyn Blake who retired in November. Chris will be based in the U-E District Offices. Chris is well known to WEBO listeners; he was the WEBO News & Sports Director for the... Read More.
Auditions for Ti-Ahwaga Players production of Terrence McNally’s Master Class will be held Thursday, February 3rd from 7-9 PM and Saturday, February 5th from 10 AM-12 PM at the Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine Street, Owego, NY 13827. Rehearsals for the production will begin... Read More.
Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko testified before a Pennsylvania State Senate Committee Wednesday on the impact the Marcellus Shale has had on his county. Bradford County, which is adjacent to Tioga County, New York, has 25 percent of the Marcellus Shale wells drilled in Pennsylvania... Read More.
Reports yesterday indicated that there was a strong smell of gas in the Joseph Street, Horseheads neighborhood well before the 9:15AM explosion. A neighbor called NYSEG to report a very strong smell of gas at about 1AM. NYSEG responded quickly, but there is no indication of... Read More.
A young child has died in what is believed to be a natural gas explosion at 198 Joseph Street in Horseheads at about 9:15AM Wednesday morning. Marvin "Butch" Hollister and his granddaughter, 17-year-old Samantha Stratton suffered burns. Stratton's 15-month-old son, Benjamin Reed, died in the explosion.... Read More.
Lockheed Martin's fourth-quarter earnings rose 19%, easily exceeding analysts' estimates. Lockheed reported a profit of $983 million, or $2.73 a share, up from $827 million, or $2.17 a share, a year earlier. On a continuing-operations basis, earnings rose to $2.30 a share from $2.19. Revenue rose 4.8%... Read More.
The Broome County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a second robbery at a different Subway Restaurant in the Town of Union The robbery occurred at about 9:45pm. The suspect is described as a white male around six feet tall. No weapon was displayed. The suspect left on foot... Read More.
Binghamton University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology in Pune, India to develop a joint program for undergraduate students. Binghamton and VIT will launch a curriculum in which students from India will spend two years at the Pune campus... Read More.