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Harpursville woman dies in one-car crash in Windsor

Top StoriesBroome County Legislature denies Phillips Foundry sale$60K approved for Maine gas line projectHarpursville woman dies in one-car crash in Windsor3rd annual Ava's Little Heroes fundraiser to be held at Animal AdventureWINDSOR, N.Y. - A Harpursville woman is dead following a one car crash i

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-17 23:07:24

NY plant released 35M gallons of untreated waste into Susquehanna | Times Leader

The brown, rain-swollen Susquehanna River was at just over 28 feet when this photo was taken from the Market Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon facing the Luzerne County Courthouse. A treatnment plant upstream near Binghamton, N.Y. released nearly 35 million gallons of untreated waste into the river

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-17 22:21:00

Route 15 likely closed into weekend

WINFIELD — Widespread traffic congestion was expected into a busy weekend after a Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project crane collapsed Tuesday night.The crane, and large steel beam, fell over and onto the right of way of Route 15. Though no injuries were reported, fuel was report

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-08-16 11:11:00

OFD: Cigarette  led to house fire

The fire was extinguished in about an hour by fire departments from Oneonta, Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego. New York State Electric and Gas restored power to several streets after flames burned through wires and blew a transformer.


Rick Brockway: Licenses, regulations and other things

As I pondered about what to write in this week’s newspaper article, I went to the DEC website, looking for an idea. Well, there it was, right there on my computer screen — regulations that I didn’t know existed. And you know what they say, “Ignorance is no excuse.”Over the past few years hunters hav

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 21:53:19

Roads Still Impassable After Flooding

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The road to recovery after recent flooding is going to take months, if not years. In Susquehanna County, many roads are still not passable — while homes and even a community park were destroyed. Eyewitness News reporter Eric Deabill is in Great Bend Township with

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-16 21:36:17

An evening of art and jazz comes to Waverly Community House | Abington Journal

From left, Dave Liebman, soprano and tenor saxophones; Ron Stabinsky, piano; Tony Marino, bass; and Charles Evans, baritone saxophone. -Submitted photo

THEABINGTONJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-17 17:07:00

Train Derailment: The latest on DEC cleanup in Deposit, freight car removal

More than a week aftera train derailed amid flash-flooding in Deposit, state authorities are still cleaning up the mess, with a focus on removing diesel from soil and water.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-17 20:33:00

A wet summer even before this week and more rain on the way

Without even counting this week's storms and flooding, it's been a record-breaking summer for rainfall, at least in the Elmira area, and the rest of the Twin Tiers has been drenched as well.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 20:49:00

Flooding Closes Popular Luzerne County Drive-in

HUNLOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A popular drive-in in Luzerne County is now closed until further notice due to this week’s flash flooding.Water from the Susquehanna River spilled into the Garden Drive-In near NanticokeA post on the drive-in’s Facebook page says workers have to wait until water recedes to de

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-16 18:48:17

Flood damage closes two Binghamton streets indefinitely

Yard waste collection, regularly scheduled for Monday, will be suspended this week and resume its regular schedule the following Monday.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-16 18:48:00

‘Start all over again’ – Susquehanna County Drying Out

HALLSTEAD, Pa. — With his basement drying out and sun in the sky, William Moser thought it would be a good day to clear out the ditch in his yard in Hallstead. He removed weeds that blocked the drain outside his house in Susquehanna County.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-16 21:31:23

State gives Walton library $200K grant for repairs

In the recent round of library construction grants doled out by the state, Walton's William B. Ogden Library received more than $200,000 for structural repairs.The $201,273 coming from the New York State Aid for Library Construction Program will install new attic insulation, reroofing the roofs with

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-17 00:13:55

Aretha Franklin dies, performed in Poughkeepsie last year

Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, has died, her niece, Sabrina Owens, confirmed to the USA Today Network. She was 76.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 15:17:00

Lake Health Clinic brings on new Physician Assistant

Meet Lake Health Clinic’s newest Physician Assistant, Kathy Thompson.Thompson, a Corvallis native for 35 years, started work at the Clinic on June 25 after working in Christmas Valley for the past two years.Wanting to move west to the other side of the mountains, Thompson made the jump to Christmas


Binghamton man accused of sexually abusing child in Endicott

Isaiah S. Eason, 22, of Broad Avenue, was charged Tuesday with a felony count of first-degree sexual abuse. Police said he subjected a girl under the age of 11 to sexual contact in June 2016.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-16 13:49:00

Fire guts home on Ford Avenue, kills dog

The front of the two-story building burned as firefighters arrived from Oneonta, then Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego departments. Four fire trucks lined the street up the hill, and New York State Electric and Gas arrived to restore power to several streets after the flames burned through wire


On this day in history - Aug. 15, 1969 - Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, NY

On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel. Promoters John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield and Michael Lang originally envisioned the festival as a way to raise funds to build a recording...rea


State of emergency declared for Bear Brook Road area of Town of Hancock

In a proclamation, posted on theTown of Hancock website, Town Supervisor W. Jerry Vernold declared a State of Emergency at noon on Monday.


State of Emergency issued for Town of Hancock due to issue with Bear Brook Dam

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