A Broome County employee will soon be deployed to Afghanistan. Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala held a press conference Tuesday to recognize Darlene Croston for her service. The assistant in the county’s executive and budget offices will leave after the holidays for a year-long deployment... Read More.
New York State Police are calling their recent “Buckle Up New York” Campaign a success. Troop “C” Commander Major Kevin Molinari says the campaign was important as a reminder to the public is to use their seat belts. Across Troop C, which includes Broome and Tioga... Read More.
Bradford County leaders have unveiled their proposed budget for 2011. The $58.7 million spending plan includes no change in the county’s property tax rate, despite containing an extra $3.7 million for the replacement of three bridges. State and federal funds will cover most of the... Read More.
Rain in the forecast has led the National Weather Service to issue a Flood Watch for the entire Southern Tier. The watch is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday. The weather service says light to moderate rain will continue into this evening, when... Read More.
Despite not acting on the state’s budget deficit, New York lawmakers did find time in a special session Monday to formally approve a moratorium on natural gas drilling. The measure, passed by the Senate in August and the Assembly Monday, would hold off on making... Read More.
A Broome County man was killed in a farming accident Monday. Just before 5pm, State Police say 69-year-old Larry Mullen was cleaning his manure spreader near his property on Harvey Square Road in the Town of Triangle when his clothing got caught in the machine... Read More.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who robbed a grocery store in Bainbridge at gunpoint Sunday night. Deputies say the men entered the Great American store on North Maine Street around 9pm. One man showed a handgun and demanded cash. The two... Read More.
An informational meeting will be held Tuesday night in Endicott to discuss the clean up of a contaminated site in the village. The state’s Dept. of Environmental Conservation says 312 Maple Street is contaminated with trichloroethylene, or TCE, after the site was once used for... Read More.
A controversial tree in the Town of Maine was cut down by New York State Electric and Gas workers Monday. The property owner had chained herself to the 30-year-old blue spruce a few weeks ago in an effort to save the tree. NYSEG says it... Read More.
Elmira is celebrating Mark Twain’s birthday this week. Tuesday would have been the author’s 175th birthday. The writer of such works as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn spent summers writing in Elmira and is buried in the city’s Woodlawn Cemetery. The study where Samuel Clemons... Read More.