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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

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]

Cal Harris’ 3rd Murder Trial is Delayed

The latest trial of a former Tioga County businessman accused of killing his wife in 2001 has been pushed back.

The third trial for 53 year old Calvin Harris in the disappearance of his wife, Michele was supposed to start in Schoharie County September 15 but has been moved to January 7 following reported concerns about trial readiness on the part of the defense

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

Endicott Cousins are Accused in Store Robbery

An Endicott man and his cousin are accused of working together in the robber of the Sazash Stop and Shop on Washington Avenue in the Village on August 20.

Endicott Police say 33 year old Antoine Legree is accused of entering the store at 9:37 p

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

One Dead in ATV Crash in Susquehanna County

Pennsylvania State Police in Susquehanna County are investigating an all terrain vehicle crash that has left one person dead and three others injured.

Troopers say the “side-by-side” ATV driven by 23 year old Cody Mosher of Laceyville was traveling south on Place Road west of State Route 3001 in Auburn Township at 8 p

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

Hooper Road Bridge Rehabilitation is About to Start

Broome County officials are reminding motorists that starting September 2 at 6 a.m., the Hooper Road Bridge over Route 17C in Endwell is being closed for about three weeks for a major rehabilitation project

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

91 Year Old Deposit Man Accused of Touching a 13 Year Old

New York State Police say an elderly Deposit man is accused of forcibly touching a teen.

91 year old Edward Wist was arrested August 26 and charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child

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

High Speed Chase Through Cortland County

A New Jersey man is in custody following a high-speed chase in Cortland County.

New York State Police say they stopped 24 year old Jesus Izquierdo of Camden on Interstate 81 north in Cortlandville August 27 for speeding

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

One Pot Meth Warnings Issued

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a tip from a bicyclist about a suspicious bottle along route 11 near Weaver Road in Polkville has launched an investigation into methamphetamine production

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Grilled Ahi Tuna and Greens Salad Recipe

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsGrilled Ahi Tuna and Vegetable Salad (Prep. time: 15 minutes. Serves 4)

1 lb. fresh Ahi tuna steaks

2 heads Belgian endive * I used radicchio in the original recipe but found it was too bitter.

1 leek (white part only)

2 Rom

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Kopernik Observatory photo
Kopernik Observatory photo

Kopernik’s 40th Anniversity is Highlighted on Southern Tier Close Up

The Kopernik Observatory and Science Center in Vestal is about to celebrate 40 years of star-gazing and education.

Speaking on the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, on August 30, Kopernik Executive Director Drew Deskur talks about how the observatory on Underwood Road got its start and how it has expanded over the past several decades

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