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Cortland County Residents Allegedly Try to Use a Baby to Hide Merchandise

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Two  Cortland County residents are accused of trying to use a baby to hide alleged shoplifting.

The pair is accused of covering an infant that was in a baby carrier with stolen merchandise and a blanket

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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Maine Endwell School Upgrades are Approved

The Maine Endwell School District is clear to spend millions of dollars on upgrades to its school buildings.

Residents have approved the close to $17 million plan by a vote of 346 to 251.

A majority of the expense is being covered by New York State aid with $3 million in local tax burden

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Former Nursing Home Nurse Admits Patient Endangerment

A former employee of the Good Shepherd Village at Endwell is expected to be sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person.

34 year old Tanya Johnson of Greene was employed as a licensed practical nurse when a patient she was bathing in October fell and suffered abrasions to his back

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Suspect Named In Shooting Of Pennsylvania Troopers

Investigators say a 31-year-old man is suspected of shooting two Pennsylvania state troopers. One of those wounded, a corporal, died.

Police say warrants have been issued for Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis in Monroe County

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

Town Of Chenango Crash Claims Two Lives

Two women are dead following a head-on crash on Route 12 in the town of Chenango.

Authorities say the head-on collision occurred around 1 p.m. Monday.

According to state police, 78-year-old Laura Palmatier was driving a 2011 Toyota Camry south on Route 12

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Air Force To Pay For Westover Demolition Project

A contract for the demolition of a flood-wrecked Air Force plant in the town of Union could be awarded in the next two weeks.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer says work on tearing down the facility at 600 Main Street in Westover could start shortly after the contract has been awarded

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Binghamton Microsurfacing Project Underway

The pavement on most of Clinton Street in Binghamton's First Ward is being sealed in a process known as "microsurfacing."

The project began on Monday, with crews starting at the Oak Street intersection

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UE Students’ Emotional Wellbeing to be Evaluated

The Union Endicott School Superintendent is advising parents of K-8 grade students that their children will be taking home a survey regarding the emotional well-being of students.

In her advisory posted in the UE weekly news letter, Suzanne McLeod offered an explanation from the Broome County Clinic Plus Coordinator

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Category: Articles, Health, Local News
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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

The Former Greene Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Officials Misconduct

The former Police Chief in the Village of Greene is to be sentenced in November after pleading guilty yesterday to two counts of official misconduct and one count of criminal contempt.

43 year old Stephen Dutcher had been arrested in April after Village officials reported missing items and items like tires, a vacuum cleaner and other items being purchased with Village money that allegedly turned up in Dutcher’s possession

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Broome and Binghamton Budgets Call For Tax Hikes

Both new governmental budget proposals presented in Broome County are calling for a tax increase.

County Executive Debra Preston’s $365 million plan calls for a tax levy increased of 2.49%.  That’s still below the state tax cap

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