The Binghamton City School Board has approved a $96 million budget, which will result in about 48 positions cut from the district. School board members unanimously approved the budget Monday. Of the 48 positions cut, 20 of them will be through attrition. Twelve of... Read More.
The Broome County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a City of Binghamton man following an investigation into the reported armed robbery at the Manley’s gas station located at 53 Downs Avenue in the Town of Dickinson Saturday evening. During the robbery the suspect displayed a... Read More.
If the price of gas at the station nearest you hasn't reached $4, it soon will. The averages for Binghamton and Syracuse are in the $3.90s. It's a pain for the average driver, but even more so for organizations like Meals on Wheels. Seven-hundred... Read More.
The City of Binghamton is ramping up efforts to spur demand for energy efficiency upgrades in homes. The City Council plans to invest $160,000 for the "Energy Leadership Program." Modeled after a successful outreach program in Tompkins County, it educates local college students about home... Read More.
The SUNY Board of Trustees has appointed C. Peter Magrath as President of Binghamton University. McGrath was appointed by a unanimous vote of the board at a meeting in Buffalo on Monday. McGrath's term will run through December 31, 2011, while the search for a new... Read More.
New York State Police tried to pull over a vehicle going 92 in a 45 mile per hour zone in Kirkwood Saturday morning just before 8AM. Allan Dodge, 18, from Pennsylvania took off and led police on a chase into Binghamton. The chase ended when Dodge... Read More.
Broome County Police are searching for a man who robbed Manley's Mighty Mart in the Town of Dickinson on Saturday evening. The man displayed a black handgun and asked for cash and cigarettes. The suspect is described as a 20 - 30 year old white male,... Read More.
A weekend fire has left a Binghamton family without a home. It happened around 12:30 Saturday morning at 15 Franklin Street. The Binghamton Fire Department says seven trucks responded to the second alarm fire. Neighbors say an older couple lived in the home and... Read More.
Neighbors held a benefit at American Legion Post 80 to help raise money for the Aissa family. Last month, a fire took the life of 17 year old Jeffrey Aissa and destroyed the family's home in Binghamton. The fire has been ruled arson; no one has... Read More.
The New York State Department of Transportation has announced that drainage structure work will be performed on US Route 11 westbound, between Haskins Avenue and Pig Alley, in the City of Binghamton, Broome County beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, April 18th. Motorists will encounter... Read More.