NYS Sales Tax Collection Up in Tioga, down in Broome

Local sales tax collections in New York State totaled $4.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 6.3 percent over the third quarter of 2018. This growth was stronger than in either of the first two quarters of the year.

Broome 3rd Quarter Drug Deaths Down after March Spike

Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell released drug overdose death data Tuesday for the third quarter of 2019. Nine deaths have been confirmed.Third quarter overdose deaths by year: • 2019: 9 • 2018: 9 • 2017: 13 • 2016: 24Historically the summer months see the highest number... Read More.

Sayre Rotary Distributes Dictionaries to 3rd Graders

Sayre Rotary Club recently distributed dictionaries to each 3rd grade student in the Sayre (Pa.) Area School District -- H. Austin Snyder Elementary School and Epiphany School. Pictured are Sayre Rotarians preparing to hand out dictionaries to the students in these schools.Basic... Read More.