Endicott native Jon 'Bones' Jones won the UFC light heavyweight championship Saturday, defeating Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua in Newark, New Jersey. Jones was in control of the mixed martial arts contest from the beginning. He had a substantial reach advantage over 'Shogun' and used his superior fitness... Read More.
On Friday March 18th, the Broome County Special Investigations Unit concluded two separate month long investigations into the illegal sale and possession of heroin. Several search warrants were executed as a result of the investigations. A total of 720 bags of heroin with a street value... Read More.
State Police are investigating a suspicious death in the Town of Union. Authorities say a neighbor found the body of Scott Poyer, 36, around 9PM Thursday. Poyer lived on Orman Road in Union. Police are continuing their investigation, and are not releasing any other details at this... Read More.
New York State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday on Johnson Road in the Town of Kirkwood. A white man in his twenties stopped to ask for directions. He displayed a pocket knife and stole an unknown amount of money. The victim was a... Read More.
Cornell University has withdrawn its recognition of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for five years following an investigation into the death of member George Desdunes. The University issued a statement on the matter, saying an investigation "indicates that George Desdunes, 19, was provided alcohol while in... Read More.
Father Phillip Ferrara, 48, has been arrested on charges stemming from sexual contact with a 14 year old boy. The Pennsylvania State Police said the offense occurred last November at the Our Lady of Solitude Retreat Center in Little Meadows, Pennsylvania. Ferrara turned himself in on... Read More.
Over the last several months, the late night eatery, Victoria's Cafe has had a rocky relationship with the City of Binghamton. Friday a city judge ordered the establishment shut down. The court ruled that the café violated an agreement with the city when the owner did... Read More.
Owego Strawberry Festival Committee has announced the 2011 Logo Contest & Rules. There will be a winning design award of $150. The theme of the June 18th Owego Strawberry Festival will be "Strawberryville, Owego, N.Y.” - The 31st Annual Strawberry Festival, Owego NY and 2011 must appear... Read More.
Could there be a better place to hold a “Yappy Hour” than at the Lost Dog Café? The restaurant, located in downtown Binghamton, has generously agreed to donate 50 percent of its proceeds to Binghamton Area Residents for K-9’s Park, Inc. on Wednesday, March 23,... Read More.
The Waterman Conservation EDucation Center is seeking volunteers to help with school classes, at special events and more. A meeting for potential volunteers is being held April 13th from 9:30 – 10:30 AM The Centyer is at 403 Hilton Road, Apalachin. If you are not yet involved,... Read More.