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The Southern Tier honored veterans with holiday wreaths

OWEGO (WBNG) — As a part of National Wreaths Across America Day, several organizations in the Southern Tier laid wreaths on veteran grave sites and memorials Saturday. Local residents have gathered at the Tioga County Veterans Memorial to lay wreaths for the past twelve years.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-16 00:15:15

High School hoops roundup – December 14

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Christian Sage led the way with 25 points as Owego knocked off Johnson City, 69-61. Kobe Bogart had 16 points for Owego in the victory. In Union, Maine-Endwell routed rival, Union-Endicott, 71-49. Jack McFadden has 10 rebounds in the win.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-15 03:33:03

Heavy police presence on Vestal Parkway

VESTAL (WBNG) — The Vestal Police Department has responded to an incident in front of the Parkway Plaza. An investigation is underway near a busy stretch of the Vestal Parkway. Officers appear to be searching near the roadway.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-15 18:31:50

Residents displaced by Binghamton apartment house fire

Several residents had to find temporary living quarters after fire damaged a small apartment building in Binghamton on Saturday night. The blaze erupted shortly after 11 p.m. at 20 Emma St. Firefighters were on the scene for about two and a half hours.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-12-16 14:24:00

Two beagles recovering after being thrown out moving vehicle on New York interstate

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – After two beagles were allegedly tossed out a moving vehicle on an interstate highway in New York, police are asking the public to help identify the driver.

WGRZ TV - 2018-12-15 23:19:00

O Tannenbaum exhibit ends for the season

OWEGO (WBNG) — The winter wonderland exhibit, known as ‘O Tannenbaum,” at the Tioga County Historical Society ended for the season on Saturday. Staff say the setup attracted thousands of spectators over the last month.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-16 00:22:03

Curtis appointed executive administrator of Tioga County Industrial Development Agency

OWEGO, N.Y. — TEAM Tioga announced that Christine Curtis has recently taken over as executive administrator of the Tioga County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA). In this role, Curtis will work to meet TCIDA’s mission to strengthen the economic base of the community by creating and retaining job

CNYBJ.COM - 2018-12-13 16:05:01

Elite 24 Defense: Stout throughout in 2018

The Elite 24 team is a collaboration of the Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton, Star-Gazette of Elmira and The Ithaca Journal. Members of the newspapers’ sports staffs choose the team as well as the player and coach of the year.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-12-15 15:58:00

Forecast Discussion: 12/15/18 PM

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 16TH: 37°. Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Bradford and Tioga (NY) Counties from 2am-5pm Sunday. Tioga (PA) from Midnight - 1PM.

WETM - 2018-12-15 23:40:00

Endicott man gets 10 years in prison for crystal meth in 'Operation Hailstorm' bust

An Endicott man who was part of an Arizona-to-New York State crystal meth pipeline was sentenced Friday to 10½ years in federal prison for his role in the conspiracy. Vincent Harrell, 40, was involved in the trafficking of multi-pound crystal meth shipments into the Southern Tier from November 2016

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-12-14 17:12:00

Elite 24 Offense: From A(llen) to Z(ikuski) on Section 4 all-star team

The Elite 24 team is a collaboration of the Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton, Star-Gazette of Elmira and The Ithaca Journal. Members of the newspapers’ sports staffs choose the team as well as the player and coach of the year.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-12-15 16:03:00

Monroeton man killed in Route 220 crash

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda confirmed on Friday that a Monroeton man was killed in a three vehicle crash on Route 220 in Ulster Township on Tuesday evening. Jerimy Fiske, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident between Milan and Ulster on Tuesday at 5:37 p.m. according to Bradf

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-12-15 10:00:00

WEEKLY DRIVE: Watch Owego Free Academy students discuss their Winter Gala

This month, our readers are voting weekly on their favorite fundraisers and charity events organized by our local schools. This week's winner is Owego Free Academy’s Interact Club (the school-age affiliate group of Rotary International), which is hosting a “Winter Gala” fundraising event from 6 to 9

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-12-14 19:46:00

Update: Police Seek Help Finding Who Threw Dogs Out of Moving Vehicle

HOMER, N.Y. - New York State Police is seeking the public’s assistance catching those responsible for throwing two dogs out of a moving vehicle in Cortland County on Wednesday.

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-12-14 18:34:00

Owego Priest Removed from Ministry

A former priest at Saint Patrick’s Church in Owego is maintaining his innocence as he has now been removed from ministry by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Church officials recently announced it was restricting the Reverend Thomas Valenti from public ministry or presenting himself as a prie

WNBF.COM - 2018-12-12 12:45:50

Broome-Tioga BOCES received emailed bomb threat as part of apparent hoax

NEW YORK (WBNG/AP) — Broome-Tioga BOCES says it was one of the many institutions nationwide that received emailed bomb threats on Thursday. Businesses and schools across the U.S. were evacuated. Officials in Atlanta, New Orleans, and Anchorage are among those who say businesses received emailed bomb

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-14 17:20:31

Johnson City Man Charged With Burglary

VESTAL, N.Y. - Vestal Police patrols responded to a business alarm at Matco Electric at 3913 Gates Road in Vestal Thursday evening. Officers observed an individual inside the business and discovered a burglary in progress. The suspect fled after seeing the officers.

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-12-12 17:54:00

Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for a sexual abuser

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for a sexual abuser. Keith Billet is wanted for violating his probation on a sexual abuse conviction. This photo provided by the Sheriff's Office was taken in April, 2017.

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-13 22:35:00

Only Rubble Remains of Landmark Endicott EJ Factory

Workers are continuing the arduous task of hauling away the the debris from a huge old shoe manufacturing plant in West Endicott. Demolition crews started tearing down the massive five-story former Endicott Johnson building on North Page Avenue more than seven weeks ago.

WNBF.COM - 2018-12-13 20:01:17

Binghamton Man is First on Broome Animal Abuser Registry

The first name has been placed on Broome County's new Animal Abuser Registry. Forty-year-old John Elmer of Binghamton now appears on the registry, which is maintained by the sheriff's office.

WNBF.COM - 2018-12-13 17:52:39