State Police are asking for the public’s help to find the man who robbed a store in Nichols at gunpoint on Wednesday. Around 8pm, investigators say a white male entered the Dollar General Store on East River Road, wearing blue jeans, black sneakers and a... Read More.
A local author and stem cell transplant advocate has lost her battle with cancer. Carol Franz of Owego passed away Thursday. She was 68 years old. Carol lived most of her life in Owego and became a staunch advocate of stem cell research after receiving transplants... Read More.
Johnson City held their annual Holiday Parade Thursday night. Hundreds of people braved the cold temperatures to line Main Street for the parade, which featured plenty of groups including the Johnson City High School Marching Band and of course, Santa Claus. This was the 26th year... Read More.
Pennsylvania State Police say an elderly woman from Athens died two days after a crash on Saturday. 91-year-old Margaret Dolan succumbed to her injuries on Monday. State Police say she was riding in a car with 62-year-old Robert Shaffer around 10:30am Saturday when their vehicle was... Read More.
A Trumansburg man has been charged with murdering his father. Police say 28-year-old Matthew Taranto shot his father, Sal, numerous times in the chest and torso last Tuesday night. Sal, a former Nassau County Police Officer, made it across the street before he died. Matthew was arrested... Read More.
The Broome County Health Department has announced new initiatives to help local residents lower their daily sodium intake. Broome County has one of the highest mortality rates due to cardiovascular disease, according to the Public Health Department. To help fight that trend, the county is... Read More.
A Kirkwood woman was convicted of murder Wednesday in Broome County Court. 22-year-old Ashley Carnevale was accused of aiding her husband, Anthony, in the January 2009 shooting death of Jean Clark. The two allegedly broke into Clark’s Windsor home looking to steal prescription pills. Besides... Read More.
Senator Charles Schumer says a Binghamton payroll services firm scammed several Southern Tier businesses. Most of them now owe thousands of dollars in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service after their partnership with Aeden Waterford. The head of the company, William Stiles, has not... Read More.
Village of Owego trustees will make a decision Monday on a deal with Inflection Energy that could mean millions of dollars over the next 10 years. Village Clerk/Treasurer Rod Marchewka says the Denver-based company wants to purchase the treated waste water from the village’s Wastewater... Read More.
Heavy rain Wednesday led to some isolated problems of flooding across the region. Flash flooding in Ithaca forced city school district officials to close off some parts of the Ithaca High School. A few rooms and halls suffered significant water damage when a storm drain... Read More.