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Conforto Named Player of the Week

Binghamton Mets slugging outfielder Michael Conforto has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week after an outstanding series against the Trenton Thunder at NYSEG Stadium.  Conforto, considered a top prospect in the New York Mets' organization, went 7-16 with a double, a triple and a pair of home runs against the Yankees' Double-A affiliate

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Photo provided by Jeff Kraham
Photo provided by Jeff Kraham

Cleanup Continues At Johnson City Collapse Site

Debris removal at the site of the garage collapse near UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City may be completed later this week.

Several vehicles, including a Toyota Highlander owned by former Broome County executive Jeff Kraham, were destroyed when the top level of the parking deck fell Thursday afternoon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky in $9B Deal

Lockheed Martin, Tioga County's biggest employer, has announced it intends to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion in cash.

Lockheed has competed for business with Sikorsky and worked with the Connecticut-based company on many military helicopter programs for years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Man Accused of Bringing Heroin Into Tioga Jail

An Owego man was ordered held in Tioga County Jail after he was accused of sneaking drugs into the facility.

Authorities say 31-year-old Lance Williams of Bolles Hill Road was charged with promoting prison contraband and criminal possession of a controlled substance

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Old Endicott Johnson ‘Victory’ Plant Sale Approved

An old Endicott Johnson Shoe factory site could see new development soon.

A committee of the Broome Legislature has okayed selling the old Victory Plant site at 59 Lester Avenue in Johnson City to the Broome County Land Bank Corporation or “The Agency,” formerly the Broome County Industrial Development Agency

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Woman Accused of Draining Rome Man’s Account

A woman from Indiana County, Pennsylvania, east of Pittsburgh, is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Bradford County man’s bank account.

State Police say 26 year old Karen Henry of Blairsville is accused of creating a Western Union account using a 26 year old Rome man’s name and bank information then making 16 money transfers from the victim’s account to a location in Indiana County where she or a relative allegedly retrieved the money

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News, News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

Body Found in Nichols

The investigation is continuing into the death of a man who had been reported missing Saturday night in the Town of Nichols.

New York State Police have not released the name of the 72 year old man whose body was found in a wooded area near Red Brush road shortly before noon July 19

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Attempted Murder Charged in Norwich Shooting

A Chenango County man is charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting incident at around 3:30 a.m. July 19.

Norwich Police say 33 year old Wayne Spratley of Greene, who is a New York State Department of Corrections employee, is expected to be charged with additional counts in connection with the incident at a parking lot off Lackawanna Avenue

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Man Drowns in Chenango Quarry

New York State Police say the body of a swimmer has been recovered from a stone quarry on State Route 12 in the Town of Chenango.

Officials say 20 year old Robert Burts of Binghamton was swimming with three friends around 6:15 p

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Category: Articles, Local News
Broome County Humane Society Poster
Broome County Humane Society Poster

Duck Derby Benefits Humane Society

The 5th Annual Duck Derby to benefit the Broome County Humane Society was held July 19 on the Chenango River in Binghamton.  The Duck Derby organizing area was behind the Holiday Inn, 2 Hawley Street in Downtown Binghamton

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