Kirkwood

Broome County Exec Presents Budget Proposal

Broome County Executive Jason Garnar will present his budget proposal to residents on Tuesday evening. Members of Garnar’s staff will outline his proposals to the Town of Kirkwood Board at its 6 pm meeting. Garnar will also present his budget to the Town of Conklin Board. That meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.Both meetings will be…

Senator Fred Akshar Announces Road Project

Senator Fred Akshar announced a $1.8 million project Monday to update and repave roads in Kirkwood. Akshar said the town will update 16 to 20 miles of road with cold mix pavement and an additional 24 miles of road with standard pavement. Akshar said the Town secured $400,000 to ease the burden on local tax…

Driver with 21 Suspensions Arrested in Kirkwood

On Wednesday, the New York State Police arrested 35-year-old Matthew Watkins for felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation. Following a traffic stop in Kirkwood for an expired vehicle registration, a check of his driving record in New York showed that he has a revoked NYS driver license that has been suspended 21 times on 11 separate dates.…

Two Arrested in Sale of Stolen Brake Drums

The New York State Police arrested 57-year-old Rusty McConnell and 41-year-old April Westbrook in the theft of 37 brake drums from Sandbox Logistics in Kirkwood. It is alleged that on several occasions McConnell and Westbrook had dropped off the stolen brake drums as scrap metal for cash in the city of Binghamton. While at these…

Suspect Identified in Interstate 81 Car Chase

The State Police have identified the suspect in the Interstate 81 chase on Monday. 79-year-old Freddie Maliwacki Sr of Conklin, was travelling 93 miles per hour, when a state trooper attempted to pull him over. The suspect refused to stop and continued on several rural roads in Kirkwood and Windsor. The pursuit ended when a…

Elderly Man Leads Police on High Speed Car Chase

An elderly man led the New York State Police on a high speed chase that began on Interstate 81 southbound in Kirkwood and ended at the Golden Oak Golf Course in Windsor. The chase began about 4PM yesterday and lasted for a half hour. The suspect caused damage to several holes on the golf course.…

Driver with 17 Suspensions Arrested in Kirkwood

A man with 17 license suspensions has been caught speeding in Broome County. State Police arrested 39-year-old, Trenton Jackson, of Rochester after a trooper observed two vehicles traveling at about 90 miles per hour while on Interstate 81 southbound in the town of Barker. Both vehicles took the exit 7 off ramp and stopped at…

One person has died from injuries after a crash in Kirkwood

One of the drivers involved in an early morning accident on Thursday in Kirkwood passed away over the weekend, according to the Broome County Sheriff’s Office. 71-year-old James Church of Binghamton died from injuries he sustained in a head-on collision early Thursday morning at the intersection of Court Street and Loughlin Road. The sheriff’s office…