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.
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.
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.
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.