Kirkwood

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…

Kirkwood fire displaces 19

A fire in Kirkwood displaced five families yesterday. The Broome County Office of Emergency Services says fire broke out in a 12-family apartment building on Route 11 just before 5:30am. The Five Mile Point Fire Department was the first on the scene, and reported large flames shooting from the back of the building. They requested…

Police ID woman killed in Kirkwood crash

Authorities have now identified the woman killed on I-81 North Friday morning near Kirkwood as 68-year-old Sandra Roloson. The Broome County Sheriff’s Office says Roloson was found lying on the roadway, and that she was run over by her own vehicle. Deputies say Roloson pulled over on the roadway for an unknown reason and got out…

Fatal traffic accident early this morning

One person is dead and another sent to the hospital following a traffic accident between a passenger vehicle and tractor trailer early this morning. The accident occurred at about 1:45am on Route 17 Eastbound in Windsor. The accident occurred when the tractor trailer struck a disabled Jeep which was parked on side of the road.…

Man who died in traffic accident on Friday identified

Authorities have released additional details on the traffic accident involving a New York State Trooper on Friday. New York State Police say that 66-year-old John Roote of Morris was driving the wrong way on Route 17 in the Town of Kirkwood when he struck a New York State Police SUV head-on. The trooper behind the…

Blood Drive in Memory of fallen Trooper Skinner

New York State Police and the American Red Cross are working together to put on the 2nd annual memorial blood drive for fallen Trooper Christopher Skinner. Trooper Skinner was intentionally struck by a passing car while issuing a ticket on Interstate-81 in May of 2014. The blood drive is scheduled for next Wednesday, December 30th…

Lourdes Hold Camp for Grieving Children

Lourdes Hospital kicks off their 9th annual Camp Hope for Kids. The camp will run today through Thursday from 9-4, at Camp Sertoma in Kirkwood. The camp is organized through Lourdes hospice program, and is designed for kids who are currently grieving the recent loss of a loved one. The camp aims at bringing grieving…