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School Closings & Delays: Thursday (2/22/18)

Athens School District: 2 Hour Delay Binghamton School District: Closed Today Broome County Catholic Schools: Closed Today Broome-Tioga BOCES: Closed Today Candor School District: Closed Today Canton School District: 2 Hour Delay Central Baptist Christian Academy: Closed Today Chenango Forks School District: Closed Today Chenango Valley School District: Closed Today Deposit School District: Closed Today Endicott Head Start Center: Closed Today Family Enrichment Ne2rk – Broome…

Canadian Driver Arrested for Suspended License

A Canadian driver has been arrested following a traffic stop on Conklin Road in the town of Conklin. A computer check of his Ontario license showed that he has had it suspended 12 times in New York on 11 different dates. 59-year-old Anthony D. Middletown of Cobourg, Ontario has been charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation…

Conklin Home Destroyed by Fire

A home on Ketchum Road in Conklin was totally destroyed by fire Saturday evening. The fire was caused by a bucket of ashes put in a combustible container. The ashes were on the back porch and the fire quickly spread from the porch to the rest of the house. The two people in the house…

Conklin Man Sentenced in Child Sex Case

A Conklin man has been sentenced to ten years in prison and 20 years of parole for engaging in sexual conduct with a child under thirteen. 27-year-old Tarell Coleman entered a guilty plea in June. Coleman was arrested last May.

NY Commission recommends removal of Conklin Justice

New York’s Commission on Judicial Conduct is recommending that a Town of Conklin Justice be removed from office. Marshall Ayres is accused of trying to use his office to get a traffic ticket against his daughter dismissed and trying to influence a county court judge. Both incidents occurred in 2015. After his adult daughter was…

Preston fined $1,000, no jail time in plea deal

Former Broome County Executive Debbie Preston has accepted a plea deal in connection with using a town credit card for personal use. Preston was supposed to be arraigned on three counts of official misconduct yesterday, but instead pleaded guilty to one of those counts as part of a deal with special prosecutor Joseph Fazzary, the…

Former Broome County Executive facing charges

Former Broome County Executive Debbie Preston is facing official misconduct charges, accused of abusing her power to use a credit card that was supposed to be for the Town of Conklin for her own personal use. The purchases were made in 2011 when Preston was the Supervisor in Conklin. She was formally charged today with…

Details released after boy drowns in Conklin

More details have been released concerning how 7-year-old Connor Brown fell into the Susquehanna River near Conklin and drowned on Sunday night. The Broome County Sheriff’s Office says Connor was playing outside his family’s home with his 8-year-old brother when he fell into the water and became trapped under the ice. His mother and brother…