Contact Us

DJs

Kathy

Southern Tier Close Up

Kathy Whyte brings a wealth of news writing and broadcasting experience to the air every weekday morning with First News and the WNBF Morning Team.  Kathy joins Morning Show Host Roger Neel beginning at 5:30 AM with the latest local news, weather and travel information.

A graduate of Elmira College, Kathy worked in broadcasting in the Elmira market before heading East to our community. A long-time News Director with WAAL she also is part of that station’s Morning Team.

Kathy and her husband Randy are the proud owners of two Greyhounds that keep them quite busy.  They both enjoy camping when a busy broadcast schedule permits. WNBF First News and Kathy Whyte information you can depend on!

Schedule

Sa 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Announcer Posts

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Update: Virginia Woman Dies in Delaware County Crash

The woman who was driving a vehicle on Interstate 88 in Delaware County that crashed May 20, injuring all the occupants, has died.

New York State Police say 25 year old Ericka Sa-Keema of Lorton, Virginia succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at Wilson Hospital

Read More|Comment

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

Deadly Town of Vestal Fire Under Investigation

A woman and three of her children are dead after fire ripped through the home the family was renting on State Line Road in the Town of Vestal May 21.

3 year old Nicole Tarbox, 3 year old Mariah Tarbox, 9 year old Mya Tarbox and 13 year old Evyn Tarbox died in the 2 a-m fire

Read More|Comment

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

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Recipe

This was a big hit for Mother's Day at my mom-in-law celebration. So easy but so popular!

Chocolate-dipped Strawberries (Prep. time 15 minutes.  Serves lots!)

1 lb. ripe strawberries (stem-on makes

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Farm Market Season Highlighted on Close Up

Eric Denk of the Downtown Binghamton Farmers' Market is the guest on the May 23 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up.

Denk discusses the history of the market that sets up each summer next to the Broome County Courthouse green, how the market has grown and how its changed over the year in relation to products that are offered

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/ WNBF News
Bob Joseph/ WNBF News

NYSEG Asks For a Rate Hike

New York State Electric and Gas says it needs more money to pay for recovery from Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and to invest in system reliability.

NYSEG has filed a petition with the New York State Public Service Commission to allow increasing electric bills by $8, about 10% a month and natural gas bills $10, or 11% a month for customers using about 980 therms over the course of a year

Read More|Comment

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Virginia Family Injured in Delaware County Crash

New York State Police say four Virginia residents have been hurt, three seriously, in a crash on Interstate 88 in the Town of Sidney.

Troopers say 25 year old Ericka Sa-Keema of Lorton drove off the side of I88 East at 6:27 a

Read More|Comment

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

Delaware Sheriff Reports IRS Scam

Vestal Police are warning residents about a scam where someone claiming to be from the IRS is calling homes and threatening legal action concerning tax filings in an effort to get money.

Investigators say the scammer typically alters their phone number so it appears they are calling from the IRS or a Washington DC exchange and tells the would-be victim they have been audited and owe money

Read More|Comment

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

A Kortright Man is Accused of Sexually Abusing an 11 Year Old

A Delaware County man is accused of felony sex abuse involving a child.

New York State Police responding to a report of child abuse to the Delaware County Child Protective Services office May 14 arrested 69 year old Burnett Burnside of Kortright May 19

Read More|Comment

Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Fire Levels a Vestal Home on State Line Road

A house on State Line Road in the Town of Vestal is a total loss following a fire that was reported at 2:10 a.m. May 21.

Firefighters from at least eight companies were called to the two-alarm fire off Route 26 near Hawleyton, along with officers from New York State Police, Vestal Police and the Broome County Sheriff’s Office

Read More|Comment

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

Door to Door Solicitor Claims to be From BOCES

Authorities are cautioning residents to be wary of people going door-to-door asking for money.

Broome Tioga BOCES officials say a young man has apparently been going to homes near the Binghamton/Johnson City line soliciting sales and donations supposedly for a BOCES program

Read More|Comment

Category: Articles, Crime, Local News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your 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 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 just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wnbf.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your 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.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for News-Breakers Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive News-Breakers Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.