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After Nearly 200 Years, New York’s Cazenovia College To Close
December 7, 2022, 10:10 pm | Source
It’s the end of an era for one private college in Upstate New York. After nearly 200 years, Cazenovia College has announced it will soon permanently close. Continue reading…


Millions of New Yorkers Urged to Mask Due to Covid Case Increase
December 7, 2022, 9:21 pm | Source
As the number of Covid cases starts to rise again, federal health officials are advising people in sections of New York state to resume wearing masks while indoors. Continue reading…


Pick The Best Tree at These Upstate New York Christmas Tree Farms
December 7, 2022, 9:19 pm | Source
This is a gallery of 16 top Christmas tree farms across Upstate New York. They have hundreds of pre-cut trees waiting for you, or plenty out in the field ready for you to cut it down yourself! Continue reading…


What Gift Card Do You Really Want For Christmas?
December 7, 2022, 9:00 pm | Source
I thank you for the many answers. And to be honest, it has given me some ideas for gift card giving this holiday season. Continue reading…


Woman Surrenders After Hour Standoff in Downtown Binghamton
December 7, 2022, 8:11 pm | Source
Police called out a SWAT team after an armed woman barricaded herself inside an apartment in downtown Binghamton. Continue reading…


Some Central New York Homeless Will Get Solar-Powered Tiny Home
December 7, 2022, 5:48 pm | Source
National Grid and A Tiny Home for Good have teamed up to tackle homelessness in Central New York, starting with solar-powered tiny homes. Continue reading…


Ditching Telemarketing Calls in New York Just Got A Lot Easier
December 7, 2022, 4:49 pm | Source
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced that she had signed legislation to make it easier to be added to a company's Do-Not-Call List. Continue reading…


Delhi Patient Accused of Molesting
December 7, 2022, 1:20 pm | Source
A patient at the Delhi Rehabilitation Center is accused of molesting a staff member and a resident. Continue reading…


Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle in Chenango County
December 7, 2022, 12:22 pm | Source
New York State Police are investigating a collision between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian that has claimed the life of a North Norwich woman. Continue reading…


New York State Stomps Down on Social Media Hate Speech
December 7, 2022, 11:15 am | Source
In light of an increase in the use of hate speech on social media, New York is stomping down on it with a new law that requires platforms to allow reporting. Continue reading…


10 New York State License Plate Laws You Need To Know About
December 7, 2022, 10:30 am | Source
Doing any of these ten things are a violation of the license plate rules in the state of New York and could earn you a license plate ticket and a fine. Continue reading…


Lt. Governor Still Facing Charges
December 7, 2022, 7:17 am | Source
The former New York State Lieutenant Governor is still facing charges, but not as many following court action December 5. Continue reading…


The Vestal Parkway Then & Now
December 6, 2022, 11:15 pm | Source
It's interesting to see some of the changes over the past 10 years or so just along one of the busiest roadways in the Triple Cities, Continue reading…


12 Binghamton Restaurants Residents Say Make the Trip Worth It
December 6, 2022, 9:30 pm | Source
That's a tough question. We have so many great places to dine in the Southern Tier. Continue reading…


11 Top Craft Distilleries to Visit in Upstate New York
December 6, 2022, 8:40 pm | Source
Eleven great distilleries in Upstate New York. They range from the lower Hudson Valley to the St. Lawrence Seaway region and out through the Finger Lakes to western New York. Continue reading…


Johnson City Police Seize Marijuana at "Gifting" Shop
December 6, 2022, 7:57 pm | Source
A Johnson City store that reportedly had been making marijuana available via a "gifting" scheme has been closed. Continue reading…


Binghamton Gas Prices Expected to Continue Falling Into New Year
December 6, 2022, 7:16 pm | Source
An oil industry analyst predicts gasoline prices in the Binghamton region will decline further over the next several weeks. Continue reading…


Upstate New York Gas Station in Flames After Burnout Attempt
December 6, 2022, 5:46 pm | Source
A gas station in Upstate New York burst into flames after an 18-year-old attempted to do a "burnout" in the parking lot and crashed into a gas pump. Continue reading…


"Torso Killer" Admits to Five More New York Murders
December 6, 2022, 5:17 pm | Source
Richard Cottingham, also known as the "Torso Killer," admitted to five additional murders committed on Long Island, New York dating back to the 1970s. Continue reading…


Fatal Crash Near Chobani Plant
December 6, 2022, 1:48 pm | Source
One person is dead following a collision between a tractor trailer and a passenger van in Chenango County. Continue reading…


Is New York’s Seneca Falls The Real Bedford Falls From ‘It’s A Wonderful Life?’
December 6, 2022, 11:30 am | Source
The real-life town believed to have been the inspiration for the classic ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ is located in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York! Continue reading…


Weis Markets Recalls Some Ice Cream Sold in New York
December 6, 2022, 10:15 am | Source
Weis Markets has issued a recall on some of its ice cream sold in New York over the product containing undeclared soy and coconut allergens. Continue reading…


Deposit Wood Pellet Factory Fire
December 6, 2022, 9:36 am | Source
What could have been a very long day and a difficult fight, a blaze at a factory that makes a product designed to burn has been quickly contained and put out. Continue reading…


Do You Need To Signal When Exiting A NYS Roundabout?
December 5, 2022, 11:29 pm | Source
When it comes time to exit the roundabout, do you need to signal your intention? Continue reading…


Former Broome DA Cornwell Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny
December 5, 2022, 8:51 pm | Source
Stephen Cornwell, a former Broome County district attorney, has been fined $5,000 after he pleaded guilty to a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny. The 49-year-old Cornwell entered the plea in Broome County Supreme Court Monday morning... Continue reading…


13 Incredible Places To Visit At Least Once In The Southern Tier
December 5, 2022, 8:50 pm | Source
How many of these New York State Southern Tier attractions and museums have you visited? Continue reading…


Binghamton Mayhem: Witnesses Say SantaCon Was "Out of Control"
December 5, 2022, 7:08 pm | Source
Many people who visited Binghamton during the weekend SantaCon celebration said they were shocked by the broken liquor bottles, plastic cups and other garbage that filled downtown streets and sidewalks. Continue reading…


Angry Otter Harasses Parkgoers in Albany, New York
December 5, 2022, 6:37 pm | Source
An exceptionally aggressive otter has been harassing parkgoers at the Six Mile Waterworks Park in Albany, New York. Continue reading…


Western New York Residents Claiming Sasquatch Lives Among Them
December 5, 2022, 4:39 pm | Source
A few residents of western New York's Chautauqua County have claimed that the ever-elusive Bigfoot is actually living in their forests. Continue reading…


Drug Raid in McGraw
December 5, 2022, 1:05 pm | Source
A Cortland County man is facing numerous felony counts following a raid on his home in the Village of McGraw. Continue reading…


SV & Vestal Residents Vote on Spending Proposals
December 5, 2022, 12:27 pm | Source
A couple of school districts in Broome County are preparing for votes on spending proposals. Continue reading…


Glide Down a Rainbow at This New York Nighttime Snow Tubing Destination
December 5, 2022, 12:15 pm | Source
Experience the feel of the wind on your face and the thrill of speed as a kaleidoscope of color explodes around you at this glow tubing adventure in New York. Continue reading…


SUNY Broome/BU- Just the FAQ
December 5, 2022, 11:57 am | Source
SUNY Broome launches a Frequently Asked Questions webpage to address questions about the integration discussions with Binghamton University, Continue reading…


Dine Like Royalty in This Upstate New York Castle
December 5, 2022, 11:15 am | Source
Sometimes an occasion calls for something spectacular, opulent, and unique, which is what this Upstate New York castle restaurant offers. Continue reading…


Win Tickets to See Kenny G's Holiday Special In Binghamton
December 5, 2022, 10:00 am | Source
Kenny G is bringing his holiday special to Binghamton and we'd love to send you and a friend to the show! Continue reading…


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