Whitney Point

Second Alligator Captured in Whitney Point

The second alligator seen in the Tioghnioga River has been captured in Whitney Point. The 45-inch alligator was about a quarter mile from the alligator located last month. The alligator will enter a period of quarantine at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville and will then join the first gator, now named ‘Whitney’ at the…

Second Alligator Spotted in Whitney Point

Another alligator has been spotted in Whitney Point. On Sunday, a kayaker contacted police along the Tioughnioga River. State Police confirmed the spotting and have notified the DEC. The kayaker says she spotted an alligator around 3:30 p.m. Sunday near Whitney Point. She contacted authorities right away. If you see an alligator, the DEC asks…

Whitney Point Alligator Captured

The elusive Whitney Point alligator has been captured. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation captured the alligator Saturday afternoon behind the fairgrounds in Whitney Point. It has been placed permanently at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville where it currently sits in quarantine for an unknown period of time. It is expected to be…

Broome County ‘Gator Watch’

Whitney Point area residents have now seen an elusive alligator twice along the Tioughnioga River between Whitney Point and Lisle.It was first seen Saturday, and then again Monday morning. DEC crews were in the area Sunday trying to capture the alligator, but they couldn’t find it. They believe it could have been someone’s pet that…

Alligator Spotted in Whitney Point

Whitney Point Mayor Ryan Reynolds has reported on Facebook that there has been an alligator sighting in the Southern Tier. The gator was reported along the Tioughnioga River between Whitney Point and Lisle. The mayor says authorities believe the alligator was once somebody’s pet and was released in the area in the last month. The…

Big Weekend for Area Festivals

This weekend was a big one for festivals around our area. The 55th Annual Binghamton Festival went all weekend long featuring arts, crafts, and live music on Court, Washington and State Streets. In Whitney Point it was the 5th Annual Block Party on Saturday. Kolby Oakly performed as hundreds honored ‘superheroes’ as seen on tv.…

NYSP: Town of Triangle man killed in fire Saturday

A Town of Triangle man was killed in a fire at his residence on Saturday. State Police say 59-year-old Mark Masler was one of two occupants rescued from a fire on Kemak Road around 5:30pm Saturday. Masler was taken to Wilson Hospital in Johnson City and then to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, but succumbed…

Village Election Results

It was close, but the Taxpayers First Party swept all three trustee positions up for election in Owego yesterday, meaning that the party now has all six seats on the village board and the mayor position. Ken Henson beat out incumbent Phoebe Morris 212-192 in the First Ward, while Second Ward Trustee Rob Manville won…