Jerry Marinich will be the next Chairman of the Broome County Legislature. The Republican from the Town of Chenango was elected unanimously by his fellow party members over the weekend. The retired Lieutenant from the Binghamton Fire Department will succeed Democrat Daniel Reynolds as chair.... Read More.
The 900 New York workers who are scheduled for layoffs at the end of the year are receiving letters in the mail from the state government. The letters are advising the workers about their rights under union contracts and civil service law, including an option... Read More.
Binghamton hosted their annual Holiday Parade on Saturday. Hundreds of people lined Main Street in the city to view the floats and local organizations parade by. Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan and other elected officials were on hand to judge the best float in the parade. The... Read More.
Authorities arrested a local woman and a Texas man at the Elmira airport on Thursday after the two were caught trying to smuggle in methamphetamine from Texas. Police say 39-year-old Stacey Foust of Towanda was planning on selling the drugs locally. She was taken into... Read More.
A Cortland County man was killed in a hunting accident on Saturday. The Department of Environmental Conservation says 54-year-old Alton Carr was shot in the chest by his nephew while the two were hunting in the Town of McGraw around 11am Saturday. Carr was taken by... Read More.
State Police are calling the accident that killed a little boy in Greene on Thursday night a “horrible tragedy.” 23-month-old Collin Clark was struck and killed after running out into traffic on Route 12. State Police say the boy was with family at a home when... Read More.
A community forum on Owego’s parks will be held Monday at the Owego Elks Lodge. Village trustee Jane Woody and Bob Bassett of the Charles H. Bassett Youth Foundation will host the meeting from 6 to 7:30pm. It will include a history and inventory of... Read More.
Bradford County is now home to just the second training facility for natural gas workers in the nation. Chesapeake Energy unveiled its facility in Athens Thursday. The 3,600-square-foot campus can house up to 250 employees at one time. Each morning, the residents are taken to... Read More.
The man who was charged with murdering an Oneonta woman has been released from jail. The Otsego County District Attorney requested that the murder charge be dropped against 27-year-old William Sprague after new evidence came to light. The DA’s office has declined to comment on... Read More.
A Sayre man has been accused of committing three recent burglaries in Waverly. Village Police arrested 19-year-old Justin Eccleston on Thursday in connection with two burglaries at a pool hall on Broad Street and a third at a home on Ithaca Street. All told, Eccleston is... Read More.