Whitney Point schools are back open Tuesday after the District was forced to close yesterday after several school buses were vandalized. At least 19 vehicles, 15 of them school buses, were damaged. According to the school District, a door was pounded open with a hammer... Read More.
A tractor trailer fire shut down a portion of Interstate 81 last night. Fire crews from Whitney Point and Lisle were dispatched to I-81 near exit 8, at around 8:30pm. Exit 8 was temporarily shut down... Read More.
The State of New York will pay $1.6 Million to a woman who was hit by a state trooper while riding her bicycle in Whitney Point. Mary-Margaret Smith of Virginia was visiting family in the area on July 5th, 2010 when the accident occurred... Read More.
A tractor trailer accident and fluid spill caused part of I-81 to be shut down. I-81 south from exit 8 for Whitney Point to exit 9 for Marathon was shut down late last night for 5 1/2 hours. The road was closed so crews... Read More.
Several school districts held capital improvement project votes yesterday. In Tioga County, the Spencer-Van Etten School District project was approved. The two-phase proposal includes replacing roofs at the high school, middle school and bus garage, as well as replacing and repairing other aging infrastructure.... Read More.
The 140th annual Broome County Fair kicks off today. Gates open at 5PM and the Kick-off parade starts at 6PM. After the parade, there will be a benefit auction, entertainment, and tractor pulls. Starting tonight and continuing throughout the fair, there will be chainsaw... Read More.
A motorcycle crash on Saturday night took the life of a Conklin man. 50-year-old Barr Terry was heading south on Route 11 around 6:30 Saturday evening when the single-vehicle accident took place. Several pieces of debris from the wrecked motorcycle were scattered across the... Read More.
The former treasurer of the Glen Aubrey Fire Company admitted on Thursday to stealing thousands from the department. 58-year-old Terry Gow pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny in Broome County Court. She admitted to taking about $58,000 between December of 2008 and December of... Read More.
A separate crash near Whitney Point sent one driver to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. Also around 2:30 Tuesday, a woman flipped her car on Interstate 81 south, about one mile south of Exit 8. She was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Her... Read More.
A fire damaged a mobile home in the Town of Barker this morning. Nobody was home at 4 Jackson Heights when the fire was first reported just before 8 o'clock this morning. Firefighters were able to contain and knock down the small kitchen fire... Read More.