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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!

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Sa 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Former Fire Department Treasurer Sentenced for Larceny

The former Treasurer for the Glen Aubrey Fire Department will be on probation for six months and have to pay $58,305 in restitution and court fees.

58 year old Terry Gow of Whitney Point pleaded guilty in May to grand larceny, admitting she stole about $30,000 from the department

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Chobani photo
Chobani photo

Chobani Donates a Million Cups of Yogurt to Hunger Programs

A growing company in the region is looking to thank the community and pay back for the support it has received.

Chobani Greek Yogurt says it is donating a million cups of yogurt to City Harvest to be distributed to needy residents in the region

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Two Wrong-Way Driver Arrests in Broome in 24 Hours

Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies accuse a Binghamton man of drunk driving after they say they found him driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 17 in the Town of Sanford early December 17

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

Meth Lab is Shut Down in Cortlandville

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say they have uncovered a suspected meth lab.

Deputies responded to Conable Avenue in Cortlandville at around 11:30 a.m. December 18 for a report of possible drug activity

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

Florence Street, Binghamton Fire is Ruled Arson

Binghamton Fire Marshal Daniel Eggleston says a fire that began on a back porch of a six-unit, wood frame apartment house on the West Side at around 7 p.m. December 17 was deliberately set.

Eggleston says investigators detected incendiary materials at the Florence Street building and opened an arson case

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
Photo provided by the Vestal Police Dept.
Photo provided by the Vestal Police Dept.

Vestal Police Look for Missing Man

Vestal Police are asking for help in finding a man who was last seen on the morning of December 17.

59 year old Victor Tabuntschikow is white, standing about five-feet, nine-inches tall and weighing around 165 pounds

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

Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cake Recipe

Chocolate Crème de Menthe Cake (prep. time about 1 hr. Serves 8 or more depending on the size of the slice)

2 C. all purpose flour

1 1/2 C. granulated sugar

3/4 C. good cocoa powder

2 tsp. baking powder

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Restaurant Discount Passports Go on Sale

Riding on the success of past Binghamton Restaurant Week events, a local group of small business owners are offering a Binghamton Winter Passport book with discounts on dining at several local restaurants

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New York State Police Photo
New York State Police Photo

Norwich Woman Accused of Dealing Heroin

A Norwich woman is accused of selling heroin on multiple occasion in the Norwich area.

December 23, Chenango County Sheriff’s officials arrested 25 year old Anastatia Hallenbeck following an on-going investigation into drug sales in the area

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

Virgil Man Charged Following Crash

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a Town of Virgil man is charged with drunk driving after a vehicle drove off Route 392 in Virgil and hit trees and an underground telephone cable box.

30 year old Freddy Duarte-Ramos is also charged with failure to keep right, crossing hazard markings and refusing to take a breath test

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News

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