Jerry Marinich will be the next Chairman of the Broome County Legislature. The Republican from the Town of Chenango was elected unanimously by his fellow party members over the weekend. The retired Lieutenant from the Binghamton Fire Department will succeed Democrat Daniel Reynolds as chair.... Read More.
Binghamton hosted their annual Holiday Parade on Saturday. Hundreds of people lined Main Street in the city to view the floats and local organizations parade by. Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan and other elected officials were on hand to judge the best float in the parade. The... Read More.
The Dept. of Environmental Conservation is looking for input on a plan to clean a contaminated site in Endicott. TCE has been found in the groundwater beneath 312 Maple Street, a former electronics facility. The Broome County-owned site now houses kitchen cabinet manufacturer J. Anthony... Read More.
A life-sized statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was unveiled in Binghamton Wednesday. The bronze statue is standing along the city’s River Trail just north of the Court Street Bridge. It is part of the Peacemakers Stage, which includes plaques with information and quotations... Read More.
A state audit has found that officials at the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant made $1.3 million in billing errors. The report from the state comptroller’s office found that Binghamton users were over-billed by $140,000 and Johnson City users were under-billed by around $430,000... Read More.
The Binghamton Senators blanked the Syracuse Crunch 4-0 Wednesday night in Syracuse. Barry Brust made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season. On the offensive end, Bobby Butler scored his league-leading 13th goal for Binghamton and Corey Locke extended his points streak to... Read More.
Traffic is up at the Greater Binghamton Airport. From July to September this year, airport officials say more than 30,000 passengers flew out of the Broome County-owned airport, which is up almost 14 percent from the same time period last year. The increased passenger activity has... Read More.
Two local leaders have been picked to serve on transition committees for New York’s next governor. Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo announced the members for his three transition teams Tuesday. The members of the Education and Health, Transportation and Government Reform committees will help recruit, review and... Read More.
Police were called to a fight at the Binghamton High School Tuesday. School officials say two female students got into a fight in the main cafeteria around 11am. One of the students had to be taken to the hospital for minor injuries while the other... Read More.
Lawyers in the legal battle of local residents against IBM will meet Wednesday with a state Supreme Court judge to set up how a trial will proceed. The company is being blamed for TCE pollution in Endicott and Union. Around 960 people, businesses and organizations... Read More.