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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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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Faith Leaders Protest New York Legislative Pay Raise Proposal

Pastors, nuns and other church leaders say New York State lawmakers should be raising the minimum wage before they take up a proposal to give their own wages a bump.

A demonstration was held in Albany November 25 where leaders said too many New Yorkers are struggling to survive on the current $8 an hour

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

Andes Man Accused of Driving Drunk With Children in the Vehicle.

A Delaware County man is being charged under Leandra’s Law.

New York State Police say 39 year old Timothy Collins of Andes is charged with felony driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years old or younger

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

Town of Chenango Man Accused of Having Child Porn

A Town of Chenango man is accused of promoting child pornography.

New York State Police say 71 year old Albert Berdanier is charged with felony promoting a sexual performance of a child under the age of 17 and felony possession of a sexual performance of a child under the age of 17

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

Winter Parking Rules Begin Around Broome County

While some municipalities have had their winter parking regulations for weeks, others start December 1.

Vestal is banning parking on Town and County roads between 2 and 6 a.m. December 1 to the end of March

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

SUNY Cortland Construction Workers Injured in Explosion

Officials are looking into the cause of a natural gas explosion at a construction site at SUNY Cortland that has sent three workers to the hospital.

Officials say the injuries suffered in the blast at around 7 a

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

Couple in Endwell Fast Food Restaurant Bathroom Charged With Drug Possession

New York State Police say a Broome County couple is facing drug charges after they responded to a report of suspicious people in a McDonald’s restroom in Endwell.

Authorities say 25 year old Daniel Ulmer of Endicott and Janee Caganek are charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance

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

Thanksgiving Holiday Gift for the Twin Tiers: Snow

The Twin Tiers are bracing for winter weather with the New York State Department of Transportation advising motorists by electronic message boards on the highway to avoid traveling.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Otsego and Bradford Counties until 6 Thanksgiving morning with 4 to 8 inches of snow possible and a Winter Storm Warning for Delaware and Sullivan Counties until 6 Thanksgiving morning with up to 12 inches of snow possible

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

Date Set for New York Casino Recommendations

The casino location board in New York State says it will make its recommendations as to which locations should be granted gaming licenses on December 17.

The panel had been expected to make its recommendations at the end of October or mid-November

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Binghamton Community Thanksgiving Dinner Shuttles Set

Organizers have announced the stops and start times for shuttle bus service to and from the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Binghamton High School.

The free bus service operated by First Student drivers will operate continuously during the dinner November 27 from 11:30 a

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

Former Greene Police Chief Ordered to Pay Restitution

The former Chief of Police in the Village of Greene has been ordered to pay over $4,000 back to the Village and in court fees under a plea deal.

43 year old Stephen Dutcher pleaded guilty in September to official misconduct and criminal contempt

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