Contact Us
Politics

Politics

Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo
Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

Libous: Pretrial Hearing Went Well

New York State Senator Thomas Libous is looking at more time in a courtroom following a pre-trial hearing September 4 in White Plains under allegations that he used his influence as a leader in the state senate to get his son a job with a downstate law firm, resulting in one federal count charging he lied to investigators

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Senator Libous Pre-Trial Hearing Held in White Plains

A pre-trial hearing is being held for New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton.

The Republican has been accused of influence peddling, allegedly offering state business for a downstate law firm in exchange for his son getting a job at the practice

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Former Binghamton Mayor and Pro-Fracker Involved in a Reported Bar Confrontation

A staunch supporter of natural gas drilling in New York State says he was shoved over three bar stools by anti-fracking supporter and former Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan.

Victor Furman says he filed a police report following the August 20th incident at Davy’s Last Chance Saloon on Route 12 in Chenango Forks in which he and Ryan engaged in another heated exchange about fracking

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Denver Jones Continues Fight For Primary Ballot

A Tioga County man who wants to challenge New York State Senator Thomas Libous in a Republican primary has won a court victory.

Denver Jones has been battling to gain ballot access for a September 9 primary

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo
Bob Joseph/WNBF News file photo

N.Y Senator Thomas Libous’ Home Reportedly Raided by FBI

The Albany Times Union reports the FBI raided the Binghamton home of New York State Senator Thomas Libous and his wife, Frances on August 8.

Last month, the Republican Senator was indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of making a false statement in an alleged influence pedaling investigation

Read More|Comment

Kathy Whyte/WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Casino Hearings are Scheduled.

The hearing concerning the possible location of a full-service casino and resort in the region will not be held in Broome or Tioga Counties, two of the proposed sites for a gaming parlor.

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board has scheduled a public hearing for the Eastern Southern Tier region, which also includes the Finger Lakes, for September 24 from 8 a

Read More|Comment

gambling

New York Casino License Applications are Online

New York State Gambling Regulators say the applications that have been submitted for up to four casino licenses have been posted online with the financial details that aren't subject to the Open Records Law blocked out

Read More|Comment

Creatas
Creatas

Greene Police Chief Court Location is Moved

Accusations of misconduct and theft against the Village of Greene's former Police Chief will not be heard in the Village Court

43 year old Steven Dutcher is accused of taking Village property for his own use and making purchases for his own property on the Village’s account

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Jack Cheevers Bows Out of Union Supervisor Race

A former Town of Union Supervisor is bowing out of the race to take the office again.

Broome Democrats announced that Jack Cheevers is no longer challenging Incumbent Supervisor Rose Sotak due to health reasons

Read More|Comment

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Landowners Challenge Gas Lawsuit Defeat

Opponents of high volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the region are calling the latest legal action by the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York another expensive, unnecessary distraction and a political stunt

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wnbf.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WNBF News Radio 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WNBF News Radio 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!