Equipment Fire in Conklin

There was an equipment fire inside of International Paper of Conklin yesterday afternoon. By the time fire departments arrived, employees of the paper plant had extinguished most of the fire, leaving little more than smoldering embers and smoke for fire officials. There were no... Read More.

Area School Budgets Pass

Voters across Tioga and Broome counties approved their school budgets on Tuesday. Some margins of approval were greater than others, with the greatest margin of approval in the region belonging to Chenango Valley, whose budget passed by a 6-to-1 margin. One of the toughest... Read More.

Seven Departments Work to Save Conklin Home

Seven fire departments responded to a trailer fire in Conklin Monday night. The call came in around 8 o'clock Monday for a fire at The Fountain Bleu Trailer Park. The family living in the home was able to safely escape with their pets, avoiding... Read More.

Fire in Binghamton Caused by Faulty Wiring

Electrical wiring is said to be the cause of a fire in Binghamton on Sunday. The call for the fire at 623 Park Avenue came in just before 1 o'clock in the afternoon Sunday, and departments from Binghamton, Conklin, Five Mile Point, Vestal, and... Read More.

Conklin Man Dies In Auto Accident

One man is dead after a car accident on Conklin Forks Road in the Town of Conklin late Saturday night. Broome County Sheriff's Office said is appears the driver, 28-year-old Matthew Desanctis of Conklin lost control of his 2001 Honda Civic, crossed over... Read More.

Two Local Bank Branches Closing

Two local banks will be closing their doors in less than two months. First Niagara Bank will reportedly be closing its locations in both Owego and Conklin. The branches at 18 Lake Street in Owego and Conklin Road in Conklin will be closing March... Read More.

Maines Paper & Food Service Sees Opportunity

As two of the largest food distributors in America are set to merge into one company, Maines Paper & Food Service says the merger could provide opportunities for growth and expansion in the future for the Conklin-based company. Sysco is purchasing U.S. Foods for... Read More.

Conklin Town Board Holds Public Hearing

Conklin residents and town board members met last night for a public hearing about the budget and other financial issues. Home and commercial water and sewage rates will increase due to higher charges by the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant. The... Read More.

Police Arrest Fugitive In Conklin

A brother and sister have been arrested after the sister was found hiding her brother in her Conklin home when he was wanted by police. New York State Parole held an active felony parole warrant for grand larceny for 35-year-old Raymond Copp of Johnson... Read More.