Tornado Touched Down In NY For Only Second Time Ever In February: Here's Where
A tornado touched down in New York during a potent storm packed with damaging gusty winds accompanying a cold front last week, the National Weather Service has announced. A damage survey determined the timing to be around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Broome County about 10 miles north of Binghamton in the hamlet of Castle Creek.
Broome County Task Force Bust: Meth, Cocaine, and Arrest Made
On Wednesday, February 28, 2024, the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force conducted a search warrant at the 2nd-floor apartment located at 115 East Frederick Street in Binghamton, NY. During the operation, investigators say they discovered the following items:. 155.53 grams (5.49 ounces) of methamphetamine, 178 Suboxone sublingual film...
NY weather: Be prepared for freezing rain in New York until Saturday morning
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Saturday at 4:12 a.m. for freezing rain until 7:30 a.m. for Broome, Delaware and Sullivan counties. "Light precipitation mainly in the form of rain, sleet and freezing rain continues to fall across the higher elevations of northeast PA, the eastern Southern Tier and Catskills of Central NY. Temperatures are near or slightly below freezing across elevations above 1600 feet or so. While most major highways and treated roadways appear to be just wet, a minor glaze of ice is possible on untreated surfaces, before temperatures warm up toward sunrise or shortly thereafter. Use caution while traveling early this morning, particularly on lesser traveled secondary roads," according to the weather service.
Grand Jury Indicts Sidney, New York Man on Multiple Drug Charges
Delaware County District Attorney Shawn Smith has announced that Charles A. Walsh, a 30-year-old resident of Sidney, New York, was indicted on February 29, 2024, by the Delaware County Grand Jury. The indictment includes three felony charges and three misdemeanor charges against Walsh. Count One of the Indictment accuses Walsh...
Two Walton residents in their 70s killed in a crash on Franklin Depot Road in Sidney
Two Delaware County residents were killed Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash in Sidney, the sheriff's office said. Sheriff's Office deputies, investigators and an Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the evening crash on Franklin Depot Road in the Delaware County town. Officials said the two occupants of the vehicle, Raymond Light,...
Over $45 Million in FAST NY Grants Awarded by Governor Hochul to Boost High-Tech Businesses Across Seven NY Counties
Governor Kathy Hochul has awarded over $45 million in grants from the Focused Attraction of Shovel-Ready Tracts New York (FAST NY) program. These grants will enhance seven commercial sites across New York State, located in Broome, Chemung, Clinton, Fulton, Niagara, Oneida, and Orange Counties. The program's goal is to attract and expand businesses in sectors like advanced manufacturing.
Broome County Sheriff's Office Police Blotter
Several arrests were made in Broome County in the last week. The office says a Binghamton man was charged after hindering police while they were attempting to arrest his son. William M. MacDowall was charged with Hindering Prosecution in the 3rd degree and Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree. These charges came after police were attempting to arrest his son Justin on a bench warrant for Probation Violation and an arrest warrant for Strangulation in the 2nd degree. Justin MacDowall was charged with Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree after refusing to allow police to execute the above warrants.
Broome County Sheriff's Office Featured Warrant
The Broome County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman wanted on a drug charge. According to the office, Veronica Mitchell is wanted for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree. Mitchell is described as a white woman, 5'2, weighing 100 pounds with brown hair and eyes.
Guest Viewpoint: Broome County development, housing are highlights of 2024
This week I delivered my State of the County Address at the Broome-Tioga BOCES Campus. From producing nurses, welders, and automotive technicians, to introducing college-bound students to real-life work experiences, BOCES plays an important role in developing and training the Broome County workers of tomorrow. After seeing a 30% increase...
Southern Tier, New York Town Lands Among Best for Homebuyers
I'm sure that you've seen it in the news, a record number of New Yorkers moving out of state. For those who have decided to stay behind, it's good to know that the housing market in New York isn't all doom and gloom. One Southern Tier town has been named...
Broome County Fugitives Captured in Orlando, Owego
The Broome County Sheriff's Office announces two wanted individuals were taken into custody on February 29. Souley Pertilla-Camara of Binghamton was wanted for the shooting of Lamont Weaver on June 17, 2023. Weaver sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen and survived. Pertilla-Camara was also wanted for Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
Local organization accepting donations for children’s Easter baskets
A local organization that officially became a non-profit one week ago, is running a fundraiser so no kid wakes up on Easter without a basket of goodies.
Help Long-term Shelter Dogs Find Their Fur-ever Home!
The Broome County Humane Society constantly has dogs come and go through the shelter. But unfortunately, some dogs have been waiting for their time to go for too long. Staff member Alaska Yarmolovich shares, “with overpopulation, there are so many dogs out there that do need homes. So when you're rescuing, you're giving them a chance to find a home and they're not sitting here for however long.”
NYSEG Ready for High Winds Tonight
Headed of the expected high winds tonight, NYSEG issued some warnings and reminders to customers. NYSEG says they have 200 line crews and 100 tree crews ready to respond wherever they're needed. Since the winds are expected to pick up tonight, people should have their mobile devices fully charged, flashlights...
Binghamton man sentenced to prison for possession of fentanyl
A Binghamton man was sentenced to prison on Wednesday for possessing fentanyl with the intent to sell in the Village of Johnson City.
Where are records of police crashes, civilian injuries in Binghamton?
Correction: Broome County Sheriff's Office is an agency that has acknowledged our public records request. Police officers have crashed hundreds of cars in New York in the last few years, and often have escaped consequences. What about in our city? The documents we are asking for are public records. But, for unexplained reasons, the...
Steuben County Democrats endorse WNY native Tommy Carle for NY-23
Carle was raised in Broome County and currently lives in Chautauqua County. Lifelong businessman will challenge Congressman Nick Langworthy in November election. I am from the Southern Tier and live in Western NY!. From the Steuben County Democratic Committee,. We have a candidate for Congress to challenge Mr. Langworthy. Petitioning...
Road Closures Announced Ahead of Hillcrest St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Broome County Sheriff's Office is reminding residents there will be road closures this weekend for the Hillcrest St. Patrick's Day Parade. The following roads will be closed on Sunday, March 3rd in the Town of Fenton from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.:. Chenango Street from West Service Road to...
$50 million could incentivize grocery stores to come to food deserts
New legislation is introduced by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is aiming to end food deserts across the state. Fifty million dollars in federal funding would work to incentivize grocery stores to build new locations in underserved communities. It also helps those in food deserts better serve the public. The freezers...