Broome County

Syracuse Murder Suspect Arrested in Broome County

A murder suspect in Syracuse has been taken into custody in Broome County. On Friday, 26-year-old Hanza Muhammad of North Syracuse was taken into police custody after his vehicle was located on Route 81 South in the Town of Dickinson. Police say Muhammad is the suspect of a shooting that took place in the 800…

October Is Domestic Violence Month

October is domestic violence awareness month and in effort to spread the message A New Hope Center held its 3rd annual ‘Purple Pooches on Parade’ on Sunday.People and pets dressed in purple to help raise awareness. A New Hope Center provides services to help with domestic violence, counseling and more. They say abuse can take…

Lupardo and Akshar Receive William T. Smith Award

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Fred Akshar were each presented the William T. Smith Award on Monday during the annual New York State Highway Safety Conference in Niagara Falls. The two representatives from Broome County were recognized for their contributions to the STOP-DWI effort in New York State. Lupardo and Akshar were chosen as this…

STEAMfest 2017 Details Coming Thursday

The Expanded Learning Network of Broome and Tioga Counties will announce details of STEAMfest 2017 this Thursday at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. This event will feature dozens of interactive stations where young people can learn about STEAM careers through hands-on activities. STEAMfest is hosted by the Expanded Learning Network, which highlights the…

41 Animals Adopted at ‘Empty the Shelters’ Event

The Broome County Humane Society’s ‘Empty the Shelters’ Event was a huge success. 41 animals were adopted. Twenty-five cats and sixteen dogs. The Event was sponsored by the Bissell Pet Foundation, which paid all fees for the adoptees. Bissell paid fees at seventy-five animal shelters last Saturday.

State Police Investigating Fatal Truck Accident

Last Friday, the New York State Police responded to a motor vehicle accident called into Broome County 911. The accident, in the Town of Deposit in Delaware County, involved a dump truck hauling stone from a quarry. The vehicle overturned on an access road. 66-year-old William Barse of Sidney was ejected from the vehicle and…

High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

State troopers say a Utica man led police on a high-speed chase in Broome and Cortland counties in a stolen car.State Police say a trooper tried to pull over a vehicle on Interstate 81 northbound in the town of Barker on the morning of October 8. Officials say the vehicle was reported stolen from the…

No Injuries in Johnson City House Fire

Johnson City Police are investigating a house fire that broke out Saturday afternoon at 22 Main Street Terrace. Police said the fire was in the second floor living room. They confirmed two people were inside, but no injuries were reported. The call came in after 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon. Johnson City firefighters had the fire…