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United Airlines expands service with new nonstop flight at Hancock International

SYRACUSE N.Y. — United Airlines announced it will offer a daily nonstop flight from Syracuse to Denver. The new daily service will start June 6, 2019. According to the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, the flight will operate with a two-cabin E-175 regional aircraft.


BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo


DCHA to offer hel[p finding 'Delaware County roots'

An upcoming workshop hosted by the Delaware County Historical Association seeks to connect local residents with their Delaware County roots by providing guidance and access to a wealth of genealogical and historical resources.


Otsego County man arrested on DWI, other charges following four crashes

OTEGO, N.Y. -- An Otsego County man is facing charges for allegedly driving drunk and causing four separate crashes as a result on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says they arrested Robert Braun, 53 of Otego, after several motor vehicle crashes that started in Oneonta, and ended in Otego.


Officer assault case against NY man bound to court

A case against a Bainbridge, N.Y., man accused of assaulting an officer has been bound to McKean County Court. John T. Winn, 32, appeared for a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District Judge Dominic Cercone on charges of aggravated assault, a second-degree felony; terroristic threats, a first-d


State Liquor Authority finds three businesses selling alcohol to minors after investigation

(WBNG) — The New York State Liquor Authority announced Thursday the results of a sting operation that was conducted on Feb. 2 in Broome and Delaware counties. State Liquor Authority investigators and New York State Police worked with underage agents in the operation that included 14 businesses.


Deposit Drug Bust: Suspects Indicted On Federal Charges

DEPOSIT, NY - A from Deposit have been indicted on federal charges, accused of working together to sell drugs over the span of about five months. That's according to documents filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.


First Court Dates for Greece, NY Residents Accused of Threatening Islamberg

The first court appearances have been held for four western New York residents accused of plotting to attack a Muslim Community near Hancock. The February 5 appearance in Greece has one defendant scheduled for Grand Jury action and preliminary hearings set for two others for next week. The fourth su


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


Why these sheriffs, police chiefs oppose recreational marijuana in NY

ORISKANY, N.Y. (WBNG) — Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond joined leaders from law enforcement agencies across the state in Oneida County Thursday to publicly oppose Governor Cuomo’s proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in New York.


Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man and four daughters from 4 to 14 years old have died after a fire tore through their home in northern New York. Watertown fire officials tell television station WWNY on Friday that Aaron Bodah, 38, and his daughters Skylar and Erin died Thursday and Alexa and Mer


Man Pleads Guilty to Murder Charges After Wayne County Beating

LEHIGH TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to third-degree murder charges in Wayne County. According to police, Kevin Jordan pleaded guilty after a deadly beating in December 2017.


Districts take action after tragic school shootings

BAINBRIDGE, N.Y. (WBNG) — In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting, several school districts in our area said they would reevaluate their safety procedures. Some took it a step further.


Bethel man sentenced to six years for 3,900 bags of heroin

Press release: District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Randolph Dauch, 64, of White Lake, N.Y., was sentenced in Sullivan County Court by Judge Michael F. McGuire to six years in state prison and two years of post-release supervision for the possession of nearly 4,000 bags of heroin. Farr


Food and Farm Showcase: Catskill Cattle

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Tonight, we start a new occasional series in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension called the Food and Farm Showcase. We'll be sharing the stories of local producers bringing their fresh foods and wares to market.


Arkville syrup makers tap into maple expertise

Nestled in eastern Delaware County is a staple of the Northeast, a sugar shack producing fresh maple syrup. Except this one has a twist, a vanilla twist. Or a chocolate twist. Or bourbon — whatever you’re into.


Coop overwhelms TI, advances in Section III

All nine Cooperstown players scored and the Hawkeye defense allowed just five field goals as second-seeded Coop dispatched No. 15 Thousand Islands, 71-20, in the second round of the Section III Class C boys basketball tournament.


Winter Wonderland in Wayne County

HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - It's all aboard to take a tour of a Winter Wonderland in Wayne County! The Stourbridge Line is on track to see the sights and sounds of Honesdale.


Flying Ice Causing Serious Fines

TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Imagine driving down the highway and a chunk of ice flies off a tractor trailer and smashes through your windshield. Now think of the time and cost it would take to fix the damage.


16th Annual Operation Save A Life

For 16 years, WNEP has teamed up with Kidde and local fire departments to keep everyone one safe with the annual Operation Save A Life program. This year fire departments in 18 counties will receive 5,000 10-year smoke alarms and 500 carbon monoxide detectors.