Binghamton

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…

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…

Aaron Powell Granted new trial

An appeals court has granted a new trial for a man convicted in the 2013 double murder of his estranged wife and her friend in Binghamton. On Thursday, Aaron Powell was granted a new trial in a decision by the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division.Powell had previously been found guilty of first and…

Binghamton Man Gets Five Years Probation for Grand Larceny

A Binghamton man has been sentenced to 5 years probation for writing checks from an elderly person’s account. Garo Kachadourian (Catch-A-door-ee-anne) was convicted of grand larceny in December. As part of his sentence, he was required to pay $13,000 in restitution. The Chenango County DA said the amount has been paid. A protective order was…

Charges Filed in Death of Overdose Victim

An alleged drug dealer has been charged in connection with the death of a Broome County overdose victim. Nineteen year old, Richard Gaworecki, of Union, is charged with criminally negligent homicide and criminal sale of a controlled substance. Investigators say on July 20, he sold heroin to 26-year-old Nicholas McKiernan in Binghamton. McKiernan used the…

Man Injured in Binghamton Shooting

Binghamton police closed the intersection of Chapin Street and North Street in the city, after police said several shots were fired Tuesday afternoon.Binghamton Police Chief Joe Zikuski said several shots were fired, and one male was injured. The victim drove himself to Wilson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.According to Zikuski, the suspect may have driven…