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Otsego County woman accused of breaking victim's front teeth
Alexis Damulis, 21, of Burlington, Otsego County, was arrested July 14 and charged with third-degree assault and second-degree menacing, both misdemeanors.
Close Call for Pedestrian as Man Flees on ATV
New York State Police say a Colesville man almost hit a pedestrian as he tried to get away from authorities on an all terrain vehicle at 8:54 p.m. July 12.24 year old James Joyce reportedly was seen passing an ambulance traveling with its emergency lights activated, driving over a double yellow line
Cops: man threw weight at vehicle
Justin D. Tait, 25, was arrested at about 3:15 a.m. by New York State Police at Sidney after a domestic dispute and was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment, according to a media release. The victim was issued an order of protection.
Cocaine, cash seized as task force raids Binghamton residence
Asearch warrantFriday at a Way Street residence in Binghamton revealed cocaine and $1,655 in cash from drug trafficking, according to police.
Oneonta man faces felony DWI charge
Rex. E. Jordan, 30, was stopped by police at about 1:39 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within 10 years and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.
'Suspicious activity' report steers troopers to 4 arrests in Windsor
The driver, Cortney C. Stewart, 26, of Endicott, had a suspended license, according to troopers. She was charged with second-degreeaggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor.
Tompkins Cortland Community College closes buildings for emergency repairs
DRYDEN, N.Y. -- Tompkins Cortland Community College closed its main building and athletic facility Monday after a water line was damaged during construction.The college announced the closings on itswebsiteand on social media.The main building and athletic facility were forced to close for emergency
In Our Opinion: Good neighbors come from near and far to help
Being neighborly isn’t limited to helping your next-door neighbor.Over the past two weeks, we’ve reported several incidents of groups of people coming together to help others.On July 8, about 500 volunteers from across the nation gathered at Unadilla Valley High School to help 22 homeowners in New B
New Oneonta apartments are tobacco-free
The newly opened Westlund Apartments in Oneonta has made its entire premises smoke-free.Located in the former First Church of Christ, Scientist building on Chestnut Street, the 10 renovated apartments opened three weeks ago and have full occupancy.Smoking is prohibited on all parts of the property,
Waterville Teen Killed After His Pickup Crashes Into a Tree
A passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old Michael Woods, was waving his arm out of the passenger window calling for help. He had to be extracated.
Troopers Shut Down Road in Susquehanna County
GREAT BEND TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A road is back open after police closed it for hours in Susquehanna County.Troopers shut down part of Route 11 between New Milford and Hallstead around 9:30 Sunday night.It reopened early Monday morning about 4 and a half hours later.Officials haven't said why they shut d
New law establishes cancer registry for firefighters
NORWICH ï¿½ Local emergency response teams are praising new federal legislation that advocates hope will, over time, curb cancer rates among career and volunteer firefighters.
Flood Risk and Safety Meeting Set in Vestal
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting July 18 to talk about protecting the Southern Tier from future flooding.Officials will discuss benefits, concerns and risks associated with the levee systems in Broome, Chenango and Tioga Counties, flood mapping, insurance and preparedness
Teenagers travel from around the US to help improve Chenango County homes
Reach Mission Trips is a not-for-profit group consisting of churches from around the United States, and through fundraisers or individual contribution, volunteers pay over $400 per person to purchase materials and travel to help people in need.
Police: upstate NY boy shot by BB gun in critical condition
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Six injured after head-on crash in Preble
PREBLE, N.Y —Six people were taken to Upstate University Hosptial after a head-on crash in Preble late Saturday night.According to New York State Police, a driver crossed over the center line and crashed head-on with another vehicle on Route 218 near Interstate-81 exit 13.Troopers say the 54-year-ol
Oneida County teen dies in crash
A passenger in the vehicle was waving his arm out the window yelling for help, he was trapped inside and had to be extricated. The driver of the pickup truck, 16-year-old Jonathan Beach of Waterville was pronounced dead at the scene.
Broome County mother charged with the murder of her 10-year-old daughter
On July 12, her mother, 30-year-old Serina Madden, was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Man on ATV leads troopers on chase
Around 9 p.m. Thursday, State Police at Sidney gave chase to Colesville resident James T. Joyce, 24, as he attempted to elude troopers while on an ATV.
How Binghamton's roads came to be, in the early 19th century
There on a table were a few very old papers, and luckily, no one else bid on them during the auction. After all, what could be of such importance in some rather tired-looking pieces of paper?