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Spanning Time: Franklin Roosevelt frequented Broome County as governor and president

Recently, my wife and I returned from a trip to celebrate my birthday (yes, I still have them — it just takes a lot more breath to blow out the candles before the fire department arrives to put out the flames).


PennDOT's Bradford County maintenance activity for week of Nov. 12

Here is the schedule for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s maintenance activity for the week of Nov. 12 across Bradford County:State Route 2025 (Homets Ferry Road) in Wyalusing Township for flood work;State Route 4026 (Thompson Hill Road) in Ridgebury Township for flood work;State Rout


Van transporting several passengers rolls over in Tioga County

Tracy Keener, assistant assistant chief for the Richford Fire Department, said the van was traveling from Pennsylvania to Ithaca.


Police: Drunk Driver Kills Hudson Valley Man in Wrong-Way Crash

A 2015 Toyota, driven by Patrick Collins, 50, of Pennsylvania, drove the wrong way in the westbound lane and hit a 2002 Honda which was traveling in the right direction, police say.


Field hockey: Lakeland-Afton Class B state semifinal preview

In 2003, her team dropped two or three games during the regular season. It had only three seniors. She wasn’t expecting States. After the Hornets won the championship, they gave themselves the nickname, “Just not an ordinary team” because for a lot of the season they’d looked at themselves as nothin


Residents Scammed In Franklin; Troopers Warn Others, Be Wary

Troopers said the two men, wearing walkie-talkies, distracted two elderly residents in front of their home in Franklin yesterday while someone else sneaked into their home and took cash, jewelry and coins.


NYSP: Scammers posing as utility workers stole cash and jewelry in Franklin

According to troopers, two men wearing walkie-talkies approached an elderly couple outside their residence in Franklin on Wednesday. Authorities say the men distracted the couple while another person went inside the residence, taking a large amount of cash, jewelry, and coins.


Police Investigating Murder Suicide In Delaware County

Police found the bodies of Lisa K. German, 52 of Stamford, and her estranged husband, Christopher D. German, 57 of South Kortright, in Lisa's home on State Route 10 around 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 6.


Funeral home director adds site in Stamford

While Stamford is home to the new, renovated MacArthur Funeral Home at 15 Buntline Drive, owner Paul Decker brings decades of experience to his post.


Passenger in Van Dies in Wayne County Crash

One man is dead after a crash on Route 191 in Dreher Twp., Wayne Co. Authorities say a contractor van swerved off the road and crashed into a tree. The driver and another passenger were taken to the hospital. Drivers are asked to avoid this area.@WNEPpic.twitter.com/GhCFPEEAP3DREHER TOWNSHIP, Pa. —


Case of Tuberculosis confirmed in Broome County

Officials say Tuberculosis, which is a potentially dangerous infection to the lungs, is more likely spread through long-term close contact.


Scammers distract elderly couple while suspect steals cash, jewels from house

One man was Hispanic, clean-shaven, about 50 years old, about 5' 3", 175 pounds. He wore a dark blue sweatshirt, matching sweatpants and a beanie hat.Another man was about the same height, slightly older, with facial hair and blue eyes that do not track together. He wore blue jeans, a gray sweatshir


Troopers identify two found dead

Dustin McMahon, 24, and Christina Arvidson, 31, both of Richmondville, were thought to have died overnight on Monday. Their bodies were discovered at a residence on Rossman Valley Road in the town of Summit, where police responded to a call the following day.


One person killed in small plane crash in Delaware County

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, D.E.P., New York State Police, Trout Creek Fire Department, Walton Fire Department, Hancock Fire Department and Delaware County Fire Coordinator all responded to the scene.


Driver injured in Afton tractor-trailer crash

AFTON, N.Y. (WBNG) — State police and the New York State Department of Environmental Control are on the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer in Afton.Around 12:15 p.m. on Friday, the tractor-trailer crashed into a ditch in the area of mile marker 21 on the westbound direction of Interstate 8


Driver Found Slumped at Wheel Charged with Impaired Driving

Nelson is charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony criminal possession of a forged instrument as well as misdemeanors operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of criminally using drug para


Wayne County Man Convicted on Child Sex Abuse Charges

According to officials, Mark Blevins, 57, was convicted of aggravated indecent assault of a child and other related charges.


Police warn of  burglary scheme

Two men, posing as employees from a utility company, allegedly visited the couple's residence on County Route 21 in the town of Franklin between 2 and 3 p.m. The couple was outside cutting wood and while they were speaking to the two men, a third man snuck into their home, stealing cash, jewelry and


New 22nd Congressional District vote total cuts Brindisi's lead over Tenney

After the polls closed and results were counted Tuesday night, Brindisi was leading Tenney by fewer than 1,500 votes. Several national news organizations had projected Brindisi as the winner – however, WKTV did not. Brindisi gave a victory speech at his election party Tuesday night, before word spre


Troopers: Driver had meth, counterfeit bill

New York State Police at Sidney were dispatched to a Sunoco on County Route 39 in the town of Bainbridge around 10:30 a.m. after employees were unable to wake the 25-year-old Taylor J. Nelson, who was allegedly slumped behind the wheel of his vehicle. Troopers determined that he was impaired by drug