The Binghamton Senators will visit Tioga Downs on Feb. 15 for a special “Casino Night.” Members of the public are invited to purchase VIP tickets for the event, which will include a cocktail reception and dinner with both B-Sens players and coaches. VIP tickets also include... Read More.
The Pennsylvania woman who was found to be storing the dead bodies of her husband and twin sister will soon receive them back from the county morgue. A walk-in crypt has been built in the backyard of Jean Stevens’ home in Wyalusing. The 91-year-old was... Read More.
The trial has been set for former Binghamton University basketball star D.J. Rivera. He will stand trial locally in March on charges that he stole a debit card and made hundreds of dollars in purchases from the Vestal Wal-Mart. He then allegedly tried to sell... Read More.
More people flew out of the Greater Binghamton Airport in 2010 than the year before, according to the final numbers released by airport officials this week. Commissioner of Aviation Carl Beardsley says passenger boardings at the county-owned airport jumped 10 percent last year, the 3rd... Read More.
A Pennsylvania court has denied an appeal from Steven Colegrove. The 32-year-old Bradford County native who last lived in Broome County, N.Y. was convicted in 2009 of killing three family members. Colegrove was found guilty of shooting his mother, father and brother with a shotgun inside... Read More.
A standoff that lasted over nine hours ended peacefully in Chenango County early Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies and a state trooper were called to a home on State Highway 23 in the Town of Plymouth for reports of a man who was threatening suicide. The man... Read More.
A warrant has been issued for the man accused of taking a 3-year-old Elmira boy last week after he failed to show for a court appearance on Thursday. Quentin Singletary was originally supposed to be arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of... Read More.
Tioga County saw a dip in sales tax revenue of nearly 11 percent last year, according to numbers released by the state Department of Taxation and Finance Office this week. Sales tax receipts dropped from $18.6 million to $16.6 million in the county. Broome County saw... Read More.
A seventh-grade class at the Owego-Apalachin Middle School is holding a fundraiser to benefit the Stray Haven animal shelter in Waverly. Stephen McGovern’s enrichment class is asking for food, treats, collars and toys for dogs and cats along with cleaning supplies and trash bags. Community members... Read More.
Volunteer fire departments across the Southern Tier are struggling for new members, but Broome County stations are looking to change that with their third annual Open House this Saturday. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter or ambulance member is invited to visit their local... Read More.
Elmira’s two hospitals held a press conference Wednesday to announce their formal merger. The Arnot Ogden Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital will soon begin the process of consolidating into one healthcare system. Citing the cost of health care, leaders at both hospitals say it... Read More.