The Vestal Town Board will receive a grant Wednesday night. The town will be presented with a check for $3,500 from the Preservation League of New York. It will be used to complete the town’s survey of historic and architecturally significant homes, farms and public... Read More.
Two local leaders have been picked to serve on transition committees for New York’s next governor. Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo announced the members for his three transition teams Tuesday. The members of the Education and Health, Transportation and Government Reform committees will help recruit, review and... Read More.
Police were called to a fight at the Binghamton High School Tuesday. School officials say two female students got into a fight in the main cafeteria around 11am. One of the students had to be taken to the hospital for minor injuries while the other... Read More.
Town of Owego leaders adopted their 2011 budget Tuesday. The $6.2 million spending plan includes a property tax increase of 6.3 percent to residents, meaning that the average taxpayer will see their bill go up by around $21 for next year. Town residents will also see... Read More.
It appears that Johnson City and Endicott will not share their code enforcement departments with the Town of Union. Johnson City trustees held off on voting for the resolution Tuesday night after the measure was questioned by several residents, who asked for a public hearing... Read More.
In other Johnson City news, trustees have taken the first step in dissolving their paid fire department and creating a new fire district. Trustees approved a resolution Tuesday night to start the process of forming a new fire district with the Town of Union. Village... Read More.
No one was injured when a propane truck flipped over on Sulphur Springs Road in Owego Tuesday. The truck was on its way to a delivery around 12pm when the driver says he saw a deer in the road and swerved to avoid it, flipping... Read More.
Lawyers in the legal battle of local residents against IBM will meet Wednesday with a state Supreme Court judge to set up how a trial will proceed. The company is being blamed for TCE pollution in Endicott and Union. Around 960 people, businesses and organizations... Read More.
Tioga County Treasurer James McFadden has released the details of the county’s 2011 tentative budget. The $68.8 million spending plan is calling for a property tax levy increase of around 2 percent. The tax rates of each town are varied and set by the state. The... Read More.
The Binghamton City Council is ready to accept a federal grant that will pay for four new police officers. The $1.13 million grant would put four new officers on patrol starting in January, putting the department’s total number of officers up to 128. 64 of... Read More.