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Community Calendar: Jan.19-22, 2019
Winter Carnival public reception, noon to 2 p.m., Tunnicliff Inn dining room, 34 Pioneer St. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-547-5256. Family Art Days, 10 a.m. to noon, The Farmers Museum, 5775 State Hwy 80. For info: FenimoreArt.org.
Delhi's defense shuts down Oxford in win
The Delhi girls basketball team limited Oxford to single-digit points in each of the first three quarters on its way to a 52-36 win. The Bulldogs led after one quarter, 8-7, and outscored Oxford by a combined 31-14 in the second and third quarters.
Ulster County's new sheriff sees marijuana legalization in NY state as inevitable
KINGSTON, N.Y. — The legalization of marijuana in New York state is a virtual certainty, but until it is final, arrests for possession of small quantities of marijuana “will not be a priority” for the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, new Sheriff Juan Figueroa said Thursday.
Winter storm to start hitting CNY early Saturday afternoon, 10-20 total inches expected
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Most parts of Central New York are expected to receive between 10 and 20 inches of total snow in the weekend snowstorm, with major snowfall starting early Saturday afternoon.
Police: 4 jailed without bail after crack cocaine found in JC traffic stop
JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — The Johnson City Police Department says four people from Mount Upton were arrested following a traffic stop in Johnson City. Police say the vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation on Main Street just before 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Cortland farmer sentenced years after 14-year old employee's death
CORTLAND, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Luke Park, owner of the Park Family Farm in Cortland County, was sentenced on Thursday for child labor violations that resulted in the death of a 14 year-old boy in July 2015.
Oxford Man Accused of Stealing Animals Turns Self In
An Oxford man is accused of burglarizing a home in December, stealing animals among other property. Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old Jason Barrows turned himself in to authorities January 3 in connection with the theft of more than $1,000-worth of items from the home in the Town o
Binghamton’s north side getting first grocery store in more than two decades
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — For the first time since 1996, Binghamton’s north side will be home to a grocery store. Binghamton Mayor Rich David, Broome County Council of Churches Executive Director Dr. Joseph Sellpack, and New York State Senator Fred Akshar announced Thursday afternoon that a grocery store
NY state municipalities cry foul over Cuomo's proposed funding cuts
Towns around New York state are objecting to a budget proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would cut $58 million in funding to local governments. James Quigley, town of Ulster supervisor and also president of the Ulster County Association of Town Supervisors and Mayors, said the governor's plan will
Former Broome Most Wanted Sentenced for Weapon Possession
An Endicott man who had the dubious distinction of being Broome County’s #3 most wanted fugitive prior to his arrest last June will spend ten years in prison for felony criminal possession of a weapon.
Binghamton man arrested after town of Chenango robbery and fight
TOWN OF CHENANGO (WBNG) — What started as the sale of items through a classified ad site turned into an attempted robbery and a fight where someone was dragged by a car. Christopher Warren, 27, from Binghamton faces a felony robbery charge as a result of the incident Thursday evening.
New smoke detector law in New York State
UTICA, N.Y. - This year a new law is taking effect in New York State aimed at increasing your odds of escaping during a fire. If you've been tempted to take out the batteries of your smoke detector, this new law will prevent you from doing that.
Broome Clerk Battles Predatory Lenders
Broome County Clerk Joseph Mihalko says his office has been noticing an increase in filings of something called a "judgement by confession" from downstate and out-of-state law firms with no connection to Broome.
NY State Emergency Operations Center activated for winter storm
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has activated the Emergency Operations Center to enhanced monitoring mode in preparations for the weekend storm. Gov. Cuomo says several thousand snow plows and other assets around the state are preparing to be deployed at a moment's notice to k
Man Indicted for Murder in Binghamton West Side Shooting
A second man has been charged with murder in connection with the killing of a pedestrian in a drive-by shooting on the West Side of Binghamton. 24-year-old Akeem Daniels has been indicted on two felony charges by a Broome County grand jury. He faces counts of second-degree murder and second-degree c
Mt. Upton Residents Charged With Drug Possession in J.C. Traffic Stop
Four Mount Upton residents are accused of possessing drugs when their vehicle was stopped by Johnson City Police January 12 on Main Street for a traffic violation. 35-year-old Erick Wilcox, 54-year-old Sheila Eccleston, 38-year-old Chastity Viele and 38-year-old Bobbijo Nye were sent to the Broome C
WHAT’S OPEN? See the list of closures, cancellations and postponed events
(WBNG) — 12 News has received phone calls and emails about weekend closures. While we won’t be adding these to the school closings page or ticker that runs on your television screen when schools are open, we will be listing them below in this web article. If you have a closing to report this weekend
Cortland Man Accused of Having Meth-Making Items Following Crash
A Cortland man is accused of cooking methamphetamine. Sheriff’s officials say they arrested 25-year-old Jacob Falso during an investigation into a crash on Kellogg Road in the Town of Cortlandville at 10:50 p.m. January 12.
POWELL RE-TRIAL: Jurors Get A Look At Crime Scene Video And Fingerprint Evidence
BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. - Day two of testimony in the Aaron Powell double murder re-trial gives jurors a look at the crime scene. A video taken on March 22, 2013 was shown to jurors, walking through the house on Lisi Lane where police discovered the bodies of Christina Powell and Mario Masciarelli.
Broome County Leaders Sound Off Against Cuomo’s Proposed Cut In State Funding
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — Government leaders from around Broome County stood with state representatives today in Binghamton. They’re pushing back against the Governor’s proposal that ends state aid to municipalities.