2016 Antique Gas and Steam Engine Show this weekend

Tioga Chamber holding leadership class next month

Additional details released on 9-11 memorial at Hickories Park

Binghamton Zoo to hold annual "Feast with Beasts" next week

2016 Antique Gas and Steam Engine Show this weekend

14124099_10209958913670541_2029247431_oJim Mead and Chris Underwood were on the WEBO morning show this morning to discuss the 2016 Southern Tier Antique Gas and Steam Engine Association’s annual show. The event runs this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Maine Town Park on Route 26.

For a complete list of events, click here.

 

The full interview with Jim Mead and Chris Underwood can be heard below.

 

17 people arrested in Bradford County drug trafficking arrests

17 people were arrested by Pennsylvania State Police yesterday, following an investigation into drug trafficking in Bradford County. Arrest warrants were obtained for these individuals after they sold a wide range of illegal drugs to undercover state police officers. Numerous police agencies assisted in the arrests.

 

Arrestees include:

– 43-year-old Dahn Breese of Gillett

– 29-year-old Janet Cobb of Towanda

– 44-year-old Shawn Cranmer of Wysox

– 23-year-old Michelle Drogan of Meshoppen

– 61-year-old Lyle Dunn of Dushore

-29-year-old Stephanie Eberlin of New Albany

– 28-year-old Charles Fedock of Athens Township

– 28-year-old Melissa Ferro of Towanda

– 26-year-old James Frantz of South Waverly

– 46-year-old Rosemary Johnson of Towanda

– 31-year-old Kyle Lane of Wysox

– 22-year-old Brooke Maloney of Towanda

– 23-year-old William McClintic of Monroeton

– 31-year-old Dustin Miller of Waverly

– 52-year-old Joseph Neely of Rome

– 48-year-old Molly Pedro of Towanda

– 39-year-old Douglas Smith of Gillett

– 24-year-old Bonnie Spindler of Tunkhannock

– 28-year-old Joshua Vanderpool of Rome

United Airlines to discontinue flights out of Greater Binghamton Airport

United Airlines will be discontinuing flights out of the Greater Binghamton Airport in November. United Airlines says that they review demand in each market regularly, and that the demand was just not there. The discontinuation of services a BGM is expected to lead to a loss of about 14 jobs. The last United Airlines Flight out of the Greater Binghamton Airport will be on November 29th.

Federal funding comes to Bradford county shelters

Over $8,000 has been awarded to Bradford County to benefit the county’s food and shelter programs. The money was awarded through FEMA and will be given to a local board of representatives to be distributed throughout county programs. Agencies interested in receiving a portion of the federal funding are encouraged to attend a meeting of the Bradford County Board on Wednesday, September 21st at 10am. The meeting is to be held at Futures Community Support Services located on Main Street in Towanda.

Tioga Chamber holding leadership class next month

14124097_10209950348136408_2036901538_oLisa Grant of the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce joined us on the WEBO Morning Show this morning to tell us about this year’s Leadership Tioga course.

 

The Chamber’s 17th annual Leadership Tioga course will begin next month, and is open to any Tioga County resident. The class takes a look behind the scenes at Tioga County businesses, organizations, and government agencies with numerous on-site tours.

 

If you would like additional information or to sign up for any of these events, you can call the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce at (607) 687-2020, email them at info@tiogachamber.com, or visit them at 80 North Avenue in Owego.

 

The full interview with Lisa Grant can be hear below.

SUNY Broome building demolished ahead of new building construction

SUNY Broome President, Dr. Kevin Drumm joined demolition crews yesterday to knock down the remainder of the college’s 901 Front Street building. The building was the oldest on SUNY Broome’s campus. It was demolished to make room for a 17,000 square foot facility which will house all of Broome County’s business-assistance and economic-development organizations in one central location. The new facility will house a total of eight different business and economic related agencies, including: a business incubator, the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, The Agency, the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, and others. Construction of the facility is expected to begin soon.

Fire crews called to Vestal plaza

Fire crews in Vestal were called to the scene of a fire at Five Guys Burgers in University Plaza last night. The call came in at around 10pm. Numerous fire apparatuses were called in initially, including a ladder truck, rescue truck, and multiple fire engines. After several minutes, however, fire command on-scene had all units return to their stations with the exception of just one fire engine. No more information has been released at this time.

Drawing to benefit Athens library

There’s less than a week to enter for your chance to ride in an Athens Borough fire truck. Tickets for your chance to win a ride can be purchased at the Spalding Memorial Library on Main Street in Athens now through Sunday.  A single ticket for your chance to win can be purchased for $1, or you can get 6 tickets for $5. The drawing will be held on Monday. All proceeds raised will go directly to help support the Spalding Memorial Library.

UPDATED: Fire tears through Village of Waverly DPW building

Fire destroyed the Village of Waverly Department of Public Works building last night and heavily damaged some village vehicles. The Waverly-Barton Fire Department responded to reports of fire at the building, at 83 Spring Street in the village, around 10:30 last night. Investigators have ruled that it was started by issues in the electrical system. The building is believed to be a total loss, but a village code enforcement officer is assessing the damage. Inside the building at the time of the fire were three dump trucks , a street sweeper, a heavy duty pickup truck, two lawn tractors , an asphalt roller and several tools. No injuries were reported.