Vestal Police made several arrests following a large fight at the Skylark Motel and Diner Saturday evening. Officers were initially called for a disturbance, but requested backup after the group refused to comply with their orders. About 12-to-14 men were involved in the fight. Police say it... Read More.
The City of Binghamton has been awarded a $350,000 grant to help in its efforts to revitalize the city's First Ward. The state administered grant is part two of a three-part brownfield redevelopment initiative. It will allow for the city to move forward in its... Read More.
Patrick Brennan has officially been sworn in as Broome County Executive. He takes over for Barbara Fiala, who resigned to take a job running the state DMV. After being sworn in, Brennan gave a short speech addressing his top priorities moving forward. First on his mind is... Read More.
The Endicott Police arrested Joseph Ravenell, 19, of Endicott for one felony count of Attempted Robbery. Thursday morning at about 7AM the Endicott Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Quickway/ CITGO Convenience Store on E. Main Street. The female clerk at the store... Read More.
The Broome County Sheriff’s Office has made an additional arrest in connection with the armed robbery this past Saturday evening at the Manley’s gas station located in the Town of Dickinson. Members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kyle Dixon, 22, after additional information... Read More.
Binghamton East Middle School students were forced to evacuate after a small explosion inside their school. Teachers say the fire alarm went off around 2 PM yesterday. School officials say the culprit was a four-inch lithium battery on a wall-mounted clock that malfunctioned. It... Read More.
Around 12 people were evaluated after a report of an odor at the Vestal Executive Park. Vestal Fire Chief Chris Lupold says maintenance staff mixed toilet cleaner and Drano in a water fountain when trying to unclog it. The Vestal Fire Department and Broome... Read More.
Endicott Police and Broome county Sheriff’s Deputies located a wanted man found hiding on the roof of a Washington Avenue residence. Police say they were looking for a person in one of the apartments along the 100 block of Washington Avenue -- they did... Read More.
Johnson City taxpayers can expect a little less burden on their wallets next year. Village Board trustees unanimously passed the 2011-2012 budget, a $22 million dollar spending plan with a tax rate increase of 1.25 percent. That's half of what the rate was last... Read More.
After weeks of budget hearings, Vestal Central School District's Board of Education voted to adopt a budget for the 2011-2012 school year. The $72 million budget cuts roughly 48 positions throughout the district. About half of the positions cut will be through layoffs and... Read More.