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Local news feed from FOX 40 and WICZ (wicz.com) in Binghamton covering the southern tier and triple cities. Binghamton, Johnson City, Endicott, Vestal.

Broome County Planning Department Present's County's Housing Needs Assessment
February 28, 2024, 3:02 am | Source
On Tuesday, February 27th over at Broome County Public Library, Broome County Planning Department presented the county's Housing Needs Assessment Looking to improve the availability and affordability of housing, the plan offers strategies including improv

Teacher of the Week: Becky Gorman
February 28, 2024, 2:58 am | Source
Becky Gorman is no stranger to the classroom, currently teaching in her 20th year and seventh at Clayton Avenue Elementary School in Vestal. But even after two decades of teaching, the kindergarten teacher is still making adjustments to bring the best edu

BCSO Offers Life Skills Pilot Program in Partnership with SUNY Broome
February 27, 2024, 11:16 pm | Source
The broome county sheriffs office partners with suny broome to introduce a life skills pilot program for incarcerated individuals in the broome county jail. The pilot consists of five, one hour weekly classes taking place over the course of five weeks. Th

Barn Destroyed in Fire in Chenango County
February 27, 2024, 7:45 pm | Source
A barn is demolished in Greene after what was supposed to be a controlled burn became an out of control fire Tuesday morning.

Broome County Library Presents it's Peer Support Services at Binghamton Rotary
February 27, 2024, 7:31 pm | Source
The Peer Support Services helps connect people to services within the community. It is open to anyone and located in the library rotunda

Decision Made in Binghamton City Council 6th District Appointment
February 27, 2024, 5:35 pm | Source
A decision has been reached in the argument over who will be filling the 6th district seat in the City of Binghamton for City Council.

United Way of Broome County Continues to Serve County with New Generator
February 27, 2024, 2:26 am | Source
United Way of Broome County's 2-1-1 service is no stranger to emergencies, receiving thousands of calls a year from locals seeking information and services. But during certain outages and disasters, they're unable to connect to the community. After severa

Norwich St. Baldrick's Annual Head Shaving Event Set to Kick-Off
February 26, 2024, 11:19 pm | Source
Every two minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer worldwide, and one in five kids diagnosed won't survive. The annual Norwich St. Baldrick's is a fundraiser centered around shaving your head to bring awareness to different childhood cancers. A tradition

Southern Tier Counties Rank In Top 20 Counties For Most Risky Dams
February 26, 2024, 9:37 pm | Source
New York State has a total of 438 high hazard dams with up to 37.7% of them potentially posing a threat to residents. 45 of them are located here in the Southern Tier

Wanted Binghamton Sex Offender Captured in Florida
February 26, 2024, 6:16 pm | Source
A man wanted in Binghamton for failing to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act has been located and arrested in Florida.

Vestal Woman Facing Drug Charges After Search Warrant Executed in Vestal
February 26, 2024, 4:31 pm | Source
A Vestal woman is facing several charges after a search warrant was executed in Vestal over the weekend.

Man Charged After Fatal Domestic Dispute in Tioga County
February 26, 2024, 2:43 pm | Source
New York State Police say one man has been charged after a domestic dispute turned fatal in Tioga County last week.

About WICZ.com:
WICZ-TV (channel 40) is a TV station in Binghamton, New York, affiliated with Fox and MyNetworkTV. Owned by Imagicomm Communications, the station has studios on Vestal Parkway East (NY 434) in Vestal, and its transmitter is located on Ingraham Hill Road in the town of Binghamton.

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