Former Binghamton University basketball player Derrick Rivera entered a plea of guilty Monday to felony criminal possession of stolen property. Rivera was accused of using a stolen credit card to purchase several hundred dollars worth of clothing in September 2009. He will be sentenced in May.
Upstate Shredding - Ben Weitsman has announced an agreement to purchase Genesee Scrap, located in Rochester, New York. This is Upstate's second acquisition in the last month. The all cash transaction for an undisclosed amount is scheduled to close in 30 days. Genesee’s CEO Louis Atkin,... Read More.
The Apalachin Lions Club has awarded the Uplinger Award to Lion John Sobotka. The award is in recognition of John’s service to the community and leadership within the Lions organization at the local and state level. Sobotka was responsible for expanding the Club's Christmas basket project. He... Read More.
Union-Endicott High School senior Emery Jamerson has been nominated as a finalist for the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Jamerson is one of nearly 1,300 finalists from across the country being considered for the scholarships to be offered to outstanding Black American students this year. The Judges... Read More.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and the Broome County Office for Aging are offering a six-week program entitled "Living Healthy with Diabetes," designed to help participants gain confidence in their ability to manage diabetes and to maintain an active and fulfilling life. This program... Read More.
Numerous friends and classmates of Victoria Cheng gathered Sunday at Muller Chapel on the Ithaca College campus to remember her and provide support to each other. Cheng, 17, of Spencer New York, was found dead outside an off-campus residence at 12:40PM on Saturday. According to Tompkins... Read More.
Police in Ithaca are investigating the death of a Cornell University student. George Desdunes, 19, of Brooklyn, was found unconscious on a couch at his fraternity house Friday morning. He was transported to Cayuga Medical Center where he later died. Alcohol is believed to have been a... Read More.
Binghamton police are investigating a stabbing Friday night at 8 Crandall Street. The victim had minor injuries and told police he was not pressing charges. The man then pulled a knife and menaced police with it. The unnamed stabbing victim was then arrested by police.
A smoke alarm alerted Austin Longcoy that a fire had started in his Port Crane home near the wood stove. Longcoy and the others in the home immediately evacuated and called 911. When fire crews arrived, the long unplowed driveway made it difficult for them to... Read More.
The first production model of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II made its inaugural flight Friday in preparation for delivery to the U.S. Air Force this spring. The jet will head to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to support developmental testing shortly after the Air... Read More.