P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-1-14

The state budget contains 10 million dollars to get the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy project started.  State Senator Tom Libous supports the plan:   (Libous 4-1-14)   Libous said that the school, slated to open in the fall of 2017. —————————————————— State lawmakers wrapped up votes on the new state budget yesterday, assemblyman Cliff … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-1-14

Binghamton & Johnson City Police Chief Joseph Zikuski announced that Johnson City Police Officer David Smith was shot & killed yesterday morning at about 7:05 AM near Wilson Hospital.  The suspect was 43-year-old James Clarke of Greene, who died yesterday morning in surgery.  Officer Smith arrived near the entrance of Southern Tier Imaging to a … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-31-14

Binghamton & Johnson City Police Chief Joseph Zikuski confirmed this morning at about 7:05 AM; an officer with the Johnson City Police Department was shot and killed near Wilson Hospital in Johnson City.  The shooting suspect was in surgery & was confirmed dead moments ago.  The suspect’s car was located on Hudson Street, Bomb-detecting dogs … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-31-14

Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a $140 billion budget that provides some tax relief for businesses, homeowners and renters.  Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday.  The 332-page revenue bill lists property and renter’s tax credits through so-called circuit breakers, tax credits for families and revisions in bank, corporate, manufacturers and … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-28-14

Delaware County Department of Emergency Services announced today that the fire at the former Rexmere Hotel in Stamford on Tuesday is being investigated by the Delaware County Cause & Origin Team, Delaware County Emergency Management and the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Due to the size of the structure the investigation … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-28-14

State Police responded to the report of a robbery at the Mirabito Quickway in Otego early Thursday morning.  29 year old Ryan Kennedy of Unadilla, is accused of entering the store armed with what appeared to be a black pistol and fled the store in a 2000 GMC pick up truck after stealing gasoline, cigarettes, beer, and … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-27-14

14 people were taken into custody in Broome County Wednesday on a variety of drug trafficking charges.  Arraignments began in US District court in Binghamton yesterday, Federal Prosecutors announced that all of those taken into custody were members of the Bloods Street Gang, & were known as “MacBallers.”  Prosecutors accuse the arrested as being part … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-27-14

the Delaware County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division, Arrested 34 year old Jared Boice of Walton with counts of Cruelty to Animals,  in relation to the shooting deaths of 2 Siberian Huskies, in the Town of Tompkins last month.  The bodies of the huskies were discovered Friday afternoon by a neighborhood resident walking along Finch Hollow … [Read more...]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-26-14

The Broome County Sheriff’s department arrested 2 Chenango county residents, for allegedly using heroin in Otsiningo Park Saturday, following a complaint from a citizen.  21 year old Michael Verry of Greene was charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, & 1 count each of Obstructing Governmental Administration & Resisting Arrest, 24 … [Read more...]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-26-14

Over 300 firefighters responded to the 6-alarm fire at the 7-story Rexmere Hotel on west Main Street in Stamford yesterday. The building was constructed in 1898, and was currently in the process of being sold for eventual restoration.  10 fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 10:30 Tuesday morning.  The cause of the … [Read more...]