A Pennsylvania court has denied an appeal from Steven Colegrove. The 32-year-old Bradford County native who last lived in Broome County, N.Y. was convicted in 2009 of killing three family members. Colegrove was found guilty of shooting his mother, father and brother with a shotgun inside... Read More.
A standoff that lasted over nine hours ended peacefully in Chenango County early Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies and a state trooper were called to a home on State Highway 23 in the Town of Plymouth for reports of a man who was threatening suicide. The man... Read More.
A warrant has been issued for the man accused of taking a 3-year-old Elmira boy last week after he failed to show for a court appearance on Thursday. Quentin Singletary was originally supposed to be arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of... Read More.
Tioga County saw a dip in sales tax revenue of nearly 11 percent last year, according to numbers released by the state Department of Taxation and Finance Office this week. Sales tax receipts dropped from $18.6 million to $16.6 million in the county. Broome County saw... Read More.
A seventh-grade class at the Owego-Apalachin Middle School is holding a fundraiser to benefit the Stray Haven animal shelter in Waverly. Stephen McGovern’s enrichment class is asking for food, treats, collars and toys for dogs and cats along with cleaning supplies and trash bags. Community members... Read More.
Volunteer fire departments across the Southern Tier are struggling for new members, but Broome County stations are looking to change that with their third annual Open House this Saturday. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter or ambulance member is invited to visit their local... Read More.
Elmira’s two hospitals held a press conference Wednesday to announce their formal merger. The Arnot Ogden Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital will soon begin the process of consolidating into one healthcare system. Citing the cost of health care, leaders at both hospitals say it... Read More.
Two local state police investigators have received a national award. Investigators William Dengler and Tracy Stamp were named Investigators of the Year by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation. The two were credited with solving hundreds of burglaries involving millions of dollars across New York State... Read More.
The Binghamton University men’s basketball team is off to a 3-0 start in the America East after an 83-75 win over the University of Maryland-Baltimore County at the Events Center Wednesday. Binghamton High School alum Jimmy Gray led the Bearcats with 23 points. In high school... Read More.
The New York State Comptroller’s Office is recommending that the Tioga Central School District close one of its buildings. The district only has two: an elementary school in Nichols and an all-ages building in Tioga. An audit from the comptroller’s office found that the district would... Read More.