Broome County

Giacalone Committed Similar Crime in 2006

James Giacalone was charged with hitting a New York State Trooper with his car earlier this month in Binghamton. It turns out that the 36-year-old from Glen Aubry committed a similar crime in 2006. At the time, he was charged with ramming a state police car in the Village of Bainbridge. He was indicted at…

Perinatal Network Receives Klee Foundation Grant

The Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation have awarded the Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network of Binghamton a three year grant worth $80,846. The grant will fund a Community Outreach and Education Coordinator, who will conduct in-office visits with medical providers to improve health outcomes for pregnant women, infants and families. The Coordinator will establish connections…

SCHOOL DELAYS: Wednesday (1/17/18)

The following School Districts are on a 2-Hour Delay today, Wednesday January 17th, 2018: Candor, Newark Valley, Spencer-Van Etten, Tioga Central, Waverly, Sayre, Athens, Owego-Apalachin, U-E, Vestal, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Binghamton, Chenango Forks, and Chenango Valley. For a complete list, tune to Your Hometown Station, WEBO.

Water Main Break Closes Port Dickenson Elementary

School is closed today at the Port Dickinson Elementary School courtesy of a water main break. The district superintendent said that they expect repairs to be made today. Port Dickinson Mayor Kevin Burke says repairs began Monday. Full time aides are asked to report to Chenango Bridge, while remaining staff should report to the Middle…

Giacalone Released from Hospital

State Police say the man who hit a State Trooper with a car earlier this month has been released from Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. James Giacalone is in police custody. He was admitted to the hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained during a police chase in the city of Binghamton. According to…

Binghamton Man Dies in I-81 Accident

A Binghamton man was killed Sunday in a three car crash on I-81 in Pennsylvania. 21-year-old Tyler Lewis was northbound and crossed the center median into the southbound lanes. Lewis died in the crash. The other two drivers involved suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the accident in under investigation.

Endicott Man Arrested on Crack Cocaine Charges

An Endicott man has been arrested in Norwich for possession of crack cocaine, packaged for sale. 37-year-old Richard J. Madison was arrested following a short foot chase through the streets of Norwich. Madison has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and resisting arrest. More charges are expected at the completion of the…

BC Officials Ask for Extension to Pistol Permit Recertification Deadline

The deadline for recertifying pistol permits is January 31st. In Broome County, only about 25% of the 25,000 permits have completed the process. Senator Fred Akshar and Sheriff David Harder have requested that Governor Cuomo extend the deadline. There is no indication if the Governor will grant the request. If the permit was issued after…