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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

UE Students’ Emotional Wellbeing to be Evaluated

The Union Endicott School Superintendent is advising parents of K-8 grade students that their children will be taking home a survey regarding the emotional well-being of students.

In her advisory posted in the UE weekly news letter, Suzanne McLeod offered an explanation from the Broome County Clinic Plus Coordinator

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

The Former Greene Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Officials Misconduct

The former Police Chief in the Village of Greene is to be sentenced in November after pleading guilty yesterday to two counts of official misconduct and one count of criminal contempt.

43 year old Stephen Dutcher had been arrested in April after Village officials reported missing items and items like tires, a vacuum cleaner and other items being purchased with Village money that allegedly turned up in Dutcher’s possession

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome and Binghamton Budgets Call For Tax Hikes

Both new governmental budget proposals presented in Broome County are calling for a tax increase.

County Executive Debra Preston’s $365 million plan calls for a tax levy increased of 2.49%.  That’s still below the state tax cap

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Contractors Admit to Polluting the Susquehanna River

Contractors, who worked on repairs to the Binghamton Governmental Center parking garage and the Wilson Hospital parking garage in Johnson City, are accused of using high-volume blasts of water to demolish concrete then dumping the toxic sludge directly into the Susquehanna River in 2008 and 2009

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Mountain Top Grove Outburst Lands an Endicott Man in Jail

An Endicott man, who said he was going to kill a Sheriff’s Deputy, is charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 44 year old Jack Goham reportedly yelled obscenities at Mountain Top Grove on Hance Road in the Town of Binghamton and pointed his finger at authorities acting as if it were a gun

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Broome’s Flood Mitigation Plan to be Discussed

Broome County is holding a public meeting to discuss the flood mitigation plan being developed by the county Planning Department.

The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. September 17 at Cornell Cooperative Extension on Front Street in the Town of Dickinson

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Endicott Man Arrested for Endwell Business Burglary

Bob Joseph/WNBF NewsNew York State Police say an Endicott man is being charged with felony burglary after a trooper patrolling through the Monroe Muffler store parking lot on East Main Street, Endwell at 10:30 p

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

A Standoff in Cortland County Ends Peacefully

A Cortland County man is facing several charges following a standoff with Sheriff’s Deputies that started with a report of a domestic incident at around 10:30 p.m. September 11.

Deputies responded to a residence on State Route 392 in Virgil and were told 48 year old Brian Robinson had barricaded himself in his home, had several loaded guns and threatened police over the phone to use the weapons against them

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WNBF News Photo

Suspects Sought in Fatal Pennsylvania State Police Ambush

The officers were attacked as they came out of the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, south of Wayne County and about 30 miles east of Scranton.  Corporal Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was killed September 12 while Trooper Alex Douglass is said to conscious and able to talk with investigators

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Looks to End Veteran Homelessness

Binghamton Mayor Richard David has appointed members to a new commission he hopes will address the issue of homeless veterans in the community.

The Mayor has signed an agreement with the field officer for the U

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