Local News

Courtyard Gifts Moves to Owego

Courtyard Gifts has been a fixture in Binghamton for 44 years.  Bruce Potter has been an Owego resident for 37 years.  This Summer, Potter decided it was time to move his shop to downtown Owego.  Courtyard Gifts specializes in quality high-end jewelry, and unique gifts.  The store opened in Owego on August 1st.  It’s open…

Brookdale Vestal West – Fall Open House

Amira and Emira from Brookdale Vestal West on Plaza Drive in Vestal stopped by the WEBO Morning Show to talk about their facility.  They held an Open House over the weekend.  For more information, you can listen to the interview below, or call them at 607-249-5029.

Trial Begins in Antler Lodge Shooting

The trial for a murder that happened at the Antler Lodge in Binghamton in 2015 began Monday. Joshua Taylor is charged with shooting and killing James High at the lodge on Chenango Street. Jury selection started Monday morning.

Deputy Fire Chief Facing Drug Charges in Horseheads

The Deputy Fire Chief for the Village of Horseheads Fire Department is facing a drug charge after a 10 month investigation. 43-year-old Thomas Margeson is charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Margeson was the Deputy Fire Chief, and is now suspended. According to Margeson’s bio on the Village of Horseheads Fire Department website,…

Elmira Man Arrested for Firing Shots into House

An Elmira man is facing several charges including attempted murder following a shooting incident that happened in July.The Chemung County Sheriff’s office says that deputies and Elmira police officers were called to Allen Street in Southport on July 2 for the report of shots fired.An investigation revealed that 27-year-old Wilfredo Maisonet fired shots at a…

Binghamton Rolls Out ‘Safe City’ Initiative

The city of Binghamton is taking a more proactive approach combating crime, rolling out its “Safe City” initiative. 15 stationary license plate readers have been installed in 8 different locations throughout the city. The readers keep track of all vehicles entering the city AND alert police when they spot a vehicle tied to suspects in…

Senator Fred Akshar Announces Road Project

Senator Fred Akshar announced a $1.8 million project Monday to update and repave roads in Kirkwood. Akshar said the town will update 16 to 20 miles of road with cold mix pavement and an additional 24 miles of road with standard pavement. Akshar said the Town secured $400,000 to ease the burden on local tax…

16th Annual ‘Taste of Tioga’ Held at Tioga Downs

The 16th Annual ‘Taste of Tioga’ was held Friday night at Tioga Downs. The event was organized by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and featured locally sourced vegetables and meat. Funds raised from the event support CCE Services work to promote healthy eating and local farms.