State Police are calling the accident that killed a little boy in Greene on Thursday night a “horrible tragedy.” 23-month-old Collin Clark was struck and killed after running out into traffic on Route 12. State Police say the boy was with family at a home when... Read More.
A community forum on Owego’s parks will be held Monday at the Owego Elks Lodge. Village trustee Jane Woody and Bob Bassett of the Charles H. Bassett Youth Foundation will host the meeting from 6 to 7:30pm. It will include a history and inventory of... Read More.
Bradford County is now home to just the second training facility for natural gas workers in the nation. Chesapeake Energy unveiled its facility in Athens Thursday. The 3,600-square-foot campus can house up to 250 employees at one time. Each morning, the residents are taken to... Read More.
The man who was charged with murdering an Oneonta woman has been released from jail. The Otsego County District Attorney requested that the murder charge be dropped against 27-year-old William Sprague after new evidence came to light. The DA’s office has declined to comment on... Read More.
A Sayre man has been accused of committing three recent burglaries in Waverly. Village Police arrested 19-year-old Justin Eccleston on Thursday in connection with two burglaries at a pool hall on Broad Street and a third at a home on Ithaca Street. All told, Eccleston is... Read More.
The Southern Tier Athletic Conference announced their girls’ and boys’ soccer all-stars Thursday. For the girls, STAC champion Owego put four players on the league’s Central/East All-Conference Team: Lexi Hilliker, Courtney Malia, Mandy Spadine and goalie Brittany Rando. The Metro/West team features Liz Howell and Erica... Read More.
Broome County legislators have turned down an offer to lease their drilling rights to a natural gas company. Legislators voted 10-3 Thursday against the offer from Denver-based Inflection Energy, which would have given the county $7.8 million up front and 20 percent royalties on any... Read More.
300 new jobs will come to Lockheed Martin in Owego, but 40 jobs will be eliminated from the site by the end of 2011. The company announced some restructuring Thursday. Lockheed will move all manufacturing work from their Middle River, MD site by the end... Read More.
New York State Electric and Gas says they will cut down a tree in the Town of Maine, despite the property owner’s objections. Lidiko Mitchell chained herself to the tree earlier this month in an effort to save it from being cut down. She met... Read More.
The Vestal Town Board approved their 2011 budget Wednesday night. The spending plan includes a property tax increase of nearly 6 percent to residents. Board members have spent the last eight weeks trimming and reorganizing the budget, which slashed the tax hike to its current... Read More.