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New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate 84

STERLING TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 84 in Wayne County. The wreck happened around 11 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes near the Hamlin exit.


18 Delaware County employees to see salary increases

NY State Senate that could increase costs of farm production by as much as 101 percent, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors took a stand against it with a resolution passed at its regular meeting last Wednesday, April 10. The board also approved potential pay raises for 18 county officials, and


New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion

New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m


Delaware County Junior Holstein Students To Compete In National Contest

DELAWARE COUNTY - Delaware County students put their “agricultural brains” to the test. The Delaware County Dairy Bowl Team won the state competition at the New York State Junior Holstein Convention in Liverpool in January. The team is composed of Cornell University Sophomore from Hobart, Randall Re


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Town of Hancock fire engine catches fire, no one hurt

TOWN OF HANCOCK (WBNG) — The Hancock Volunteer Fire Department says one of its fire engines caught fire at the intersection of State Highway 268 and Kerryville Road Saturday morning.


Upstate NY fur trappers: It’s not about the money

Shawn Coston called it his “end of the line” photo. “Every trapper takes one,” he said. For Coston, who lives in Stamford, N.Y. in Delaware County, the 2018-19 New York trapping season was his best year ever.


A man has been sentenced following a Deposit drug bust

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A man has been sentenced following his role in a massive Deposit drug bust late last year. 37 year-old Marlon Graham was sentenced to 15 years in prison as a result of arrests in June and November for possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl.


Police: Kidnappers realize they had wrong guy, release him

SCRANTON — The Army medics who helped rescue about 2,500 prisoners aboard the train from Bergen-Belsen struggled to insert intravenous feeding tubes into their skin-and-bone arms. (read more)


Unadilla woman arrested for allegedly slashing victim's tires, falsely reporting a crime

UNADILLA, N.Y.-- A Unadilla woman is arrested for allegedly falsely reporting a crime and slashing a victim's tires. Renee S. Rountree, 62, is charged with Menacing in the second degree, Criminal Mischief in the fourth degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident in the third degree, all misdemeanors.


Tentative deal in place for Spectrum to remain in New York State

Albany, N.Y. - Charter Communications, the parent company of Spectrum Cable, has reached a tentative deal with New York State that will allow the company to remain in New York.


N.Y. state population continues to decline

ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Major Broome Fentanyl, Meth Dealer Gets 15 Years in Prison

A Broome County man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after police seized drugs they said had a street value of $1 million. 37-year-old Marlon Graham of Deposit was sentenced in county court Thursday morning.


Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


N.Y. Dems brush off Trump impeachment talk

The Thursday release of the redacted special counsel report on Russian interference in the 2016 election has fueled calls for Congress to begin an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. But New York's senators and the area's House members, all Democrats, are hedging.


Baker Does Beethoven – with a lawnmower

It started with a recording of pianist Rudolf Serkin playing Beethoven. Roger Baker discovered the record in a box of his old albums, and it became a favorite as he played a particular movement over and over again on a turntable in his rustic studio in Cragsmoor. “I got energy from it and started to


Child Abuse charges filed in Wayne County

HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A Wayne County man is locked up this evening for allegedly trying to kill an 18-month-old baby. Dustin Hazen of Honesdale appeared in court a few hours ago on several felony child abuse charges. Ironically, this comes during Child Abuse Prevention Month.


PA rivers Susquehanna and Juanita found to be 'impaired' by DEP

A new report finding that two major rivers in Pennsylvania have been deemed "impaired" by the Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP today releasing a report with a lot of focus on the Susquehanna and Juanita Rivers. The question now; what can be done moving forward?