Broome County

Start of Bon Jovi Concert Delayed by Late Arriving Flight

Bon Jovi was getting a bad name Friday night at the Dick’s Open for leaving fan’s hanging for an extra hour. The singer was schedule to go on at 9, but didn’t until 10. Bon Jovi’s jet was delayed coming in from New Jersey for the show, causing the much anticipated concert to delay as…

Binghamton Airport Receives Million Dollar Grant

United States Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney on Wednesday announced a grant totaling more than $1 million for the Greater Binghamton Airport.Part of the money will go toward upgrading equipment, while more than $700,000 will go toward developing a master plan for the airport. Delta Airlines is currently the only airline provider at the airport. Director…

Johnson City Man Arrested for Injuring Baby

A Johnson City man was sentenced Friday in Broome County Court for seriously injuring a 5-month-old baby.The 22-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of probation.Johnson City Police say he seriously injured his five-month old baby while it was in his care in September of 2015. He was charged with…

Broome County Parks to Conduct Recreational Survey

Broome County will be conducting a survey to help them determine how to meet the recreational needs of county residents. The Parks Department will be conducting the online survey. Questions include: What types of activities do you want to see added to the parks? What is your favorite park and why? Input will be used…

Region Shows Support for People of Charlottesville

Community members in Binghamton gathered Sunday night to show their support for the people of Charlottesville, Virginia.Organizers held the stand against hatred one day after a violent white nationalist rally was held in Charlottesville. The vigil was held at the United Presbyterian Church on Chenango Street. In Owego, a “Rally Against Nazism in America” will…

No News Can Be Good News

Sometimes the news, is that there IS NO news. Police say Facebook rumors got out of hand and suggested that a shooting may have taken place at the Vestal Wal-Mart. No such incident actually occurred. Vestal Police say they responded to the Town Square Mall for a suspicious persons complaint. They located, questioned and subsequently…

Federal Reserve Report Calls Binghamton Region ‘Stable’

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York recently reviewed data from the bureau of labor statistics for areas around the state including the Southern Tier. The results are that the Greater Binghamton Region has seen little-to-no growth in the past year. However, researchers are saying that might not be a bad thing. Not going up,…

Identity of Susquehanna River Drowning Victim Released

Authorities have released the identity of the man who died after a fishing accident in the Susquehanna River near the Ouaquaga Bridge in the Town of Colesville Wednesday evening. 56-year-old Joseph Kapral Jr. of Albion, NY was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Broome County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say it happened when the…