An Owego man has pleaded guilty to nine felony charges related to child pornography. James Galpin, 50, was already a registered sex offender after pleading guilty in 1991 to sexually abusing several minors. A new investigation was launched in June of 2009 when Galpin was seen... Read More.
Maarufu Sababu, 37, of Binghamton was arrested Tuesday following an investigation by the Broome County Special Investigations Task Force. Sababu is charged with the illegal sale of cocaine. He was arraigned in the City of Binghamton Court on two felony counts of Criminal Sale of a... Read More.
Tom Bailey, President of Tioga REAP, announced Wednesday that Tioga REAP was awarded the USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grant to work with Tioga County and the greater Southern Tier communities on a regional economic program. The Sustainable Tioga 2011 program will utilize a training program... Read More.
The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce is holding a membership drive during March. Letters have gone out, businesses are being visited and chamber volunteers are encouraging Tioga County businesses to join and experience the benefits of Chamber membership. Joining the Chamber, means companies can expand business... Read More.
Union-Endicott High School senior Kyle Berner has been named one of 3,000 candidates for the 2011 Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from the nearly 3.2 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year. Kyle is the son of Andrew and Deborah... Read More.
The 2nd Annual Community Expo will be held on Wednesday, March 30, from 1 – 6PM at the new Waverly Village Hall, 32 Ithaca Street, Waverly, New York. The name of “Putting it all Together” has been chosen by the Planning Committee, as we can... Read More.
On May 5, the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce's Broome Leadership Institute Class of 2011 will host a dinner and basket raffle at Brothers 2 Restaurant in Endwell from 5:30-8 PM. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Western Broome. Cost is $12 per... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Flood Watch for a large portion of central New York... including the following counties: Tioga, Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Otsego, Chemung, and Steuben. The Weather Service believes there is a 25-30% chance the area will see a... Read More.
Congressman Maurice Hinchey has written Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, asking her to review an internal EPA decision to allow hydraulic fracturing in the New York City Watershed. It was reported by The New York Times last Thursday that internal versions of... Read More.
Julia Cribb, 26, from Florence South Carolina, the second driver in last week's Route 13 crash in the Town of Cayuta has succumbed to her injuries. A Mansfield State art professor, Carol Schwartz, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene. Julia's vital organs were donated... Read More.