A former priest who once served in Owego has pled guilty to sexually abusing a teenage boy. 83-year-old Ralph Johnson – who now lives in Gibson Township, PA – pled guilty to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse in Susquehanna County Court on Friday. Johnson faces up to... Read More.
Fire broke out at a manufacturing site in Kirkwood Monday. Several fire departments were called to the blaze at Felchar Manufacturing Company on Corporate Drive. Firefighters say heavy smoke was pouring from the building when they arrived around 11:30am. The fire was contained to one room,... Read More.
Students at a local school were evacuated for a short time Monday after an electrical problem. A short in an outlet in the kitchen of the Richard T. Stank Middle School caused the evacuation of both that school and the adjoining Susquehanna Valley High School,... Read More.
Vestal Police have arrested an Endicott man who they believe is responsible for a burglary at a home on Stamford Drive last week. 22-year-old Maurice Bentley is accused of entering the residence around 10:30pm on Nov. 14 – after the owners had gone to bed... Read More.
A Bradford County murder suspect waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Friday. 55-year-old Robert Gorman is accused of fatally stabbing his ailing brother in 2007. Robert was the primary care provider for his brother, Timothy, but was carrying on a relationship with his... Read More.
A planned memorial park for the victims of the American Civic Association shooting is in the running for a $50,000 grant. The project is one of the finalists for a Pepsi Refresh Everything grant. To win, it must be among the top 10 vote-getters on... Read More.
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.