A former Broome County contractor has been sentenced to weekends in jail for bilking customers out of nearly $30,000. Robert Cavanaugh will have to work weekends in the Broome County Jail for the next four months. He was also sentenced to five years of probation. Cavanaugh,... Read More.
The 3-year-old Elmira boy who was abducted from his mother last night was found safe this morning at a hotel in Henrietta, NY. An Amber Alert was issued for 3-year-old Jacob Ryan Rubin Davila early Wednesday after a man named Chris took the boy from... Read More.
A Bradford County man is homeless after his modular home was completely destroyed by a fire Tuesday. No one was home when flames broke out at the Litchfield Township residence of Rod Arnold around 11am. Litchfield Fire Chief Joe Drake says firemen tried to attack... Read More.
Congressman Maurice Hinchey stopped by Lockheed Martin in Owego Tuesday to announce new contracts from the U.S. Navy. The company will receive $249 million to upgrade technology on the Navy’s fleet of H-60 helicopters. Company officials say the work will include equipping the vehicles with... Read More.
Retiring Elmira Police Chief Scott Drake was brought to tears Tuesday night as he walked out of City Hall for the last time. 50 of the city’s police officers and support staff were lined up for one last salute to their chief while his family... Read More.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver his first State of the State Address Wednesday. Cuomo will unveil his design to rebuild the state at 1:30pm in front of all 212 legislators and over 1,800 New Yorkers invited through a random lottery drawing. The governor has... Read More.
The Owego girls’ basketball team gave unbeaten Oneonta all they could handle before falling to the Yellowjackets 60-54 Tuesday night. Erin Wolstenholme scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Oneonta, the top-ranked team in the state. Lexi Hilliker and Brittany Rando each scored... Read More.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find the person who robbed a liquor store in New Berlin. The robbery was reported at 5pm Monday at New Berlin Liquors on North Main Street. The sheriff’s office says the robber assaulted the... Read More.
Pennsylvania has announced a $200,000 grant that will help pay for the construction of a park to honor veterans from Bradford County. The Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park is planned for Towanda. Organizers say the state grant is just part of the $500,000 they need... Read More.
The Broome County STOP-DWI program has a new coordinator. County Executive Barbara Fiala announced Monday that Chris Marion has been hired as the program’s new coordinator, replacing the retired Jim May. Marion last served as a legislative assistant to the Broome County Legislature. He also currently... Read More.
An Elmira woman has been charged with attempting to defraud a charity. 49-year-old Carmen Vasquez is facing a charge of attempted petit larceny, a misdemeanor. Elmira Police say the woman signed up five children, who do not exist, to receive gifts from the Arctic League... Read More.
Waverly Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious fire at a used car dealership over the weekend. The fire damaged 16 cars at World Class Auto on Route 17C in the village. Police say the flames broke out just before 3am Sunday. No one... Read More.