The second finalist to be the next Binghamton University president was on campus Monday. Dr. Susan Jeffords is currently the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Washington-Bothell. She has been recognized for her efforts to double campus enrollment and develop new initiatives... Read More.
Owego trustees tabled a decision Monday on an agreement to sell its treated water to a natural gas drilling company. Inflection Energy wants to purchase 200,000 gallons of the treated water every day from the village’s wastewater treatment plant at a cost of 5 cents... Read More.
The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an overnight shooting in Ithaca. One person was killed in the apparent homicide around 2am Tuesday at an apartment complex on Maple Avenue in the city. The East Hill apartment complex mostly houses Cornell University students. The suspect allegedly... Read More.
A man has confessed to killing his pregnant girlfriend in Elmira. 35-year-old Arteamus Wells told police that he stabbed 19-year-old Erin Smith Monday morning in her Hathorn Court apartment. The Georgia native told police he strangled Smith, stabbed her with scissors and wrapped an electrical cord... Read More.
Chemung County lawmakers unanimously approved their 2011 budget Monday night. The $168 million spending plan includes no cuts to services or positions. It also does not raise taxes for the sixth straight year. A vote on the budget was postponed last month due to concerns about a... Read More.
Odessa residents will vote on dissolution Tuesday. If the Schuyler County village is dissolved, it will be split up into the towns of Montour and Catharine. A study found that the dissolution would mean lower taxes for village residents, but they might lose some services. Taxes... Read More.
A former Johnson City firefighter is appealing the village’s decision to discharge him over a public lewdness charge. Robert Rauschmeier was discharged in July after charges that he allegedly exposed himself in a window. He has filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court, seeking reinstatement... Read More.
Chemung County lawmakers will vote on their 2011 budget plan Monday night. The $168 million spending plan includes no cuts to services or positions. It also does not raise taxes for the sixth straight year. A vote on the budget was postponed last month due to... Read More.
The US Navy announced a nearly $46 million contract with Lockheed Martin on Friday. The contract is for development of the unmanned K-Max heavy lift helicopter. The vehicle is built by Kaman Aerospace in Connecticut and equipped by Lockheed workers in Owego. The K-Max is designed... Read More.
Tuesday is the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Owego VFW will host an event to remember those who were killed at 1pm in the Dale Sibley Memorial Dining Room at the Glenn A. Warner Post 1371 on Main Street. Sibley, an Owego... Read More.