The local death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic continues its grim upward march. Broome County on May 19 reported two more lives lost bringing the total to seven for the week. Broome County has now lost 518 residents to the pandemic. Chenango County added two names to the death rolls for a total of 122 deaths and Cortland County May 19 reported another death, bringing their total to 121.
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ITHACA – A former counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has announced his candidacy for the Democratic line in the newly drawn expansive 19th Congressional District. The Chenango County Democratic Committee Wednesday endorsed Josh Riley, a resident of Ithaca and Endicott native. The Cortland County Democratic Committee previously...
Chenango County now is supplementing volunteer ambulance companies with county-hired Emergency Medical Basic Life Support-trained employees. The county also has new Advance Life Support fly cars to help cover the north, south and southern zones. The Chenango Office of Emergency Services officially kicked off the new EMS program May 16...
Residents in Southern Tier counties and across New York state overwhelming approved proposed school budgets, purchase of new school buses and other school district propositions Tuesday, and also voted on board of education candidates, About 99% of school budgets statewide were approved, according to the New York State School Boards Association, and the Southern Tier followed that trend. ...
Batten down the hatches! The National Weather Service in Binghamton says severe storms are brewing for Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego Counties starting this afternoon. The NWS is saying that the biggest threats of this storm system coming in this afternoon and continuing overnight are that with the scattered thunderstorms, some of them may be severe with the possibility of large hail, isolated flash flooding, and there is even potential for an isolated tornado.
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A 25-year-old Chenango County woman was arrested after a stabbing at a gas station. According to New York State Police, Jessica R. Collins of Sherburne was arrested Thursday night after she stabbed 56-year-old Daniel R. Purdy of Sherburne during a physical fight at a gas station on Route 12 in Sherburne.
When I was a kid my friends and I would spend as much time outside as possible. In the Summer my mom would tell us to go outside to play. We would ride our bikes around town, play Wiffle ball and get into innocent trouble. As long as we were back when the street lights came on, all was good.
Two children ages seven and nine got lost in the woods one night last week in the town of Pitcher, in Chenango County. They were last seen playing outside near their home. Four New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) rangers, along with five other local and state agencies, scoured the woods for nearly seven hours. They located the children at 4:45 a.m., cold but otherwise in good condition.