Vestal

Vestal Police Arrest Real Estate Scammer

The Vestal Police have charged a Mount Upton man with felony Burglary and Grand Larceny charges. 31-year-old Bryan Vasseur, Jr. is alleged to have entered an unoccupied home on Imperial Woods Drive in August and fraudulently represented himself as a real estate agent to prospective tenants of the property. The prospective tenants signed a lease…

Sentence Handed Down in Death Of BU Student

26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqui has been sentenced in the death of Binghamton University student Stefani Lineva last December. Lineva was found dead on the median of Route 434 near Pennsylvania Avenue. The man pled guilty to leaving the scene of the accident. He has been sentenced to 60 days in jail to be served on weekends.…

Brookdale Vestal West – Fall Open House

Amira and Emira from Brookdale Vestal West on Plaza Drive in Vestal stopped by the WEBO Morning Show to talk about their facility.  They held an Open House over the weekend.  For more information, you can listen to the interview below, or call them at 607-249-5029.

Vestal Police Arrest Two for Burglary

The Vestal Police Department made two arrests following a ‘burglary in progress’ call on Gates Road. 29-year-old Albert Waldron and 33-year-old Jose Ortiz, both of Johnson City, were charged with felony burglary. They were arraqined in the Village of Johnson City Court and remanded to the Broome County Jail.

Bail Set in Rathskeller Pub Stabbing

Bail has been set for the suspect in Saturday morning’s stabbing at the Rathskeller Pub in Binghamton. The Broome County Court has set bail for 22-year-old Steven Mangra at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. Both the suspect and the victim, a bouncer at the Rathskeller, are Binghamton University students.

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…

Broome County State of Emergency Lifted

The state of emergency declared in Broome County after the recent flooding has been lifted. The state of emergency has been in effect since July 24th due to heavy rain and flooding along the Choconut Creek, primarily affecting the Town of Vestal.

Flash Flood News Roundup

A stretch of state highway 17 remains closed today after 2 straight days of flash flooding in our area. Since Sunday night our area has been pummeled with torrential downpours on and off. River gauges are getting their workout going up and down, but not nearing dangerous levels despite the drastic fluctuations. Since yesterday morning…