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Essex Players present the holiday classic 'It's a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play'

Courtesy photoShelburne Community School teacher Carly Bennett has several roles in "It's a Wonderful Life, the Radio Play," including the part of Violet, childhood friend to main character George Bailey. The Essex Community Players present a unique take on a holiday classic with "It's a Wonderful L


No word yet on cause of deadly plane crash

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) We are still working to get more information about what caused a deadly plane crash in Pittsford. Investigators say Norman Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, piloted a plane that took off from Pittsfield Municipal Airport in Massachusetts at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was

WCAX - 2017-11-25 00:49:00

Reports of a plane crash in Pittsford

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) Police investigated a possible plane crash in Pittsford, but say nothing turned up. Witnesses told investigators that they saw a plane flying low near Sugar Hollow Road, and possibly heard engine trouble. Pittsford Police and Fire and Vermont State Police started searching at

WCAX - 2017-11-23 07:12:00

Tight security at New York's Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK (CBS) An estimated 3.5 million came out to watch the balloons, clowns and bands march through the streets of New York City for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade. "I feel that this is the safest place in the world right now," parade-goer Ron Madr said. Aidan Fairchild and his dad woke up at

WCAX - 2017-11-23 22:35:00

Police look for burglars who stole cookie company safe

FERRISBURGH - Vermont State Police are investigating a Nov. 24 burglary at the Vermont Cookie Love business off Route 7 in North Ferrisburgh, during which the culprit(s) made off with a store safe containing an unspecified amount of money. VSP Trooper Adria Pickin said the burglary was reported at

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Middle-schoolers teach UVM class on race, ethnicity

Essex middle-schoolers Bryan House and Mia Roth are two of 40 peer leaders at EMS. The duo taught a class on race and ethnicity last week to a group of University of Vermont students. Roles were reversed last week at the University of Vermont as two Essex middle-schoolers took to the front of a larg

COLCHESTER SUN - 2017-11-24 18:01:52

Shoppers out in force for Black Friday

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) "I bought a Nintendo set," shopper Pat Noren said. "I got a Barbie car for my daughter for $20; it was a good deal," shopper Kathryn Mello said. Black Friday deals meant a busy day at the University Mall. But with the rise of online shopping, I asked consumers what broug

WCAX - 2017-11-25 02:18:00

Santa's Land set to reopen after 3 years

PUTNEY, Vt. (WCAX) "It's kind of surreal that I'm standing here where I stood over 30 years ago," David Haversat said. Haversat remembers the first time he came to Santa's Land in Putney. He was just 7. "It's a magical place. I get the same feeling so many years later," he said. "And of course now,

WCAX - 2017-11-25 01:54:00

Endicott firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for MDA

ENDICOTT (WBNG) -- Members of the Endicott Fire Department were out collecting donations Friday. Every year firefighters across the nation hold the Fill the Boot drive to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). All the money goes toward finding a cure. In Endicott on Friday, firefighters

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-25 00:57:00

Crews battle brush fire near Riverside Drive

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire behind a home on Riverside Drive in Johnson City. According to the Johnson City Police Department, crews are working on putting out a fire behind a home at 210 Riverside Drive. A traffic detour is in place in the area of Riverside

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 21:13:00

Aircraft weight, air density cited in fatal 2016 plane crash

ESPERANCE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal investigators say overloading and failure to account for thinner air were likely factors in the fatal crash of a single-engine aircraft in upstate New York in 2016. The National Transportation Safety Board says the Piper Klein was 66 pounds over its maximum takeoff wei

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 18:31:00

Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

NEW YORK (AP) - New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. The parade steps off Thursday with marching bands, performers from Broadway hits, elaborate f

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-23 08:29:00

Crash snarls traffic on 17E, Route 434 in Tioga County

(WBNG) -- A crash has closed down a section of Route 17 eastbound in Tioga County, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. The NYSDOT reports the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. in Apalachin. Officials say all eastbound traffic is being diverted onto Route 434 at Exit 65 (Oweg

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 23:18:00

Shoppers hitting the stores for early Black Friday sales

(WBNG) -- Black Friday sales started early with shoppers crowding local businesses Thursday afternoon. People lined up at the Best Buy in Vestal as early as 5 a.m. and crowded the store the second the doors opened. "We open at two o'clock on Thanksgiving Day and we're open all the way through 10 o

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 07:58:00

Crashes snarl traffic on 17E, Route 434 in Tioga County

(WBNG) -- A crash closed down a section of Route 17 eastbound in Tioga County Friday afternoon. According to the New York State Department of Transportation, it happened around 2:30 p.m. in the town of Owego. All eastbound traffic was being diverted onto Route 434 at Exit 65 (Owego). Traffic is all

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 23:18:00

Services set for mother, daughter killed in house fire

CORINTH, N.Y. (AP) - Funeral services are set for a mother of nine children and her 15-year-old daughter who died when a fire broke out at the family's home in the southern Adirondacks. Authorities in Corinth in Saratoga County say 39-year-old Tonya Slimmer and daughter Briaunna died from smoke inha

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 19:07:00

Man dead following Roanoke shooting

One man is dead and another is injured as a result of what Roanoke police believe to be a home invasion. At 11: 48 a.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Eastern Avenue and found an adult male with gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, according to a

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-23 20:51:00

Police find two people shot after Roanoke shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Police found two people shot in separate locations earlier today in Roanoke. The Police Department was called to the scene at around 12 p.m. to the 1600 block of Eastern Ave NE. When crews arrived at the scene they found one victim with a gunshot wound and the suspect(s) had

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-23 22:43:00

7-year-old hit by vehicle in Roanoke; recieved minor injuries

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - A 7-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle Thursday evening in Roanoke. Police say it occurred around 5 p.m. at the 900 block of Stewart Ave SE. The victim's mother stated that he ran into the street and was hit by a red Sedan. The boy only suffered minor injuries on his legs. Poli

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-25 05:53:00

Man wanted after armed robbery in Botetourt Co.

BOTETOURT Co., Va. (WDBJ7) - The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office need your help in finding a suspect that allegedly robbed the Daleville Tobacco store on November 18. Deputies say the man entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded cash. He then got away in what looked like a 2011 Toyota

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-24 22:58:00