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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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Binghamton City Government
Binghamton City Government

Binghamton’s Mayor Discusses Design

Binghamton Mayor Richard David is one of eight mayors invited a two-day conference in Syracuse dealing with how design can improve cities.

The 2014 East Regional Session of the Mayor’s Institute on City Design was being held October 23-24 at the Syracuse University School of Architecture

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Thousands of Dollars is Going to Binghamton Police and Fire

Two grants are funneling over $128,000 into the City of Binghamton's Police and Fire departments.

$99,929 is being aimed to improve and develop a tactical team in the City Police Department.

The team would support counter terrorism efforts and accreditation with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services SWAT Team Standards

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

Man Pinned by Concrete Slab in the Town of Chenango

A worker at a Town of Chenango business is being treated for serious injuries after being partially pinned by a four-thousand pound concrete slab.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 44 year old James Church suffered head and leg injuries as he was loading the slab onto a trailer at Binghamton Precast and Supply Corporation on Thomas Street at 3:20 p

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

Halloween Graveyard Cupcake Recipe

Halloween Graveyard Cupcakes (prep. time 30 minutes. Serves about a dozen)

Yellow cake mix

canned icing (your choice of flavors)

Oreo Cookies

white chocolate chips

2 Tb. vegetable short

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

245 Packets of Heroin Seized in Binghamton

The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and Gun Investigation Unit along with the Vestal Police say 245 envelopes of heroin have been seized following the search of a Binghamton home

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

Binghamton’s Budget is Approved

Taxes in the City of Binghamton will go up .48% after City Council voted 5-0 to approve Republican Mayor Richard David’s first proposed budget.

Two council members were absent.

A big push in the ledger was for more focus on police and fire services

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images
Daniel Barry/Getty Images

New York Gubernatoral Hopefuls Debate

Ethics, the economy and fracking are the main issues that candidates for New York Governor are focusing on.

The four candidates for the office have faced in the only televised debate prior to the November 4 election

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

Binghamton Home Invasion Under Investigation (Update)

Binghamton Police now say two teens are charged in the reported armed home invasion in the First Ward October 22.

In addition to the arrest of 18 year old Angel Alicea of Johnson City, Police say they have also arrested a 15 year old Binghamton boy

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
Stock photo provided by Delaware County Sheriff's officials
Stock photo provided by Delaware County Sheriff's officials

Pa. Trooper Killer Link to Stolen Car Investigated in Delaware County

Officials in Delaware County and in the Poconos area of Pennsylvania say they are being cautious as they investigate the discovery of a stolen car in Bovina, New York that had been taken from an area in the Poconos October 18

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
Broome County Sheriff photo
Broome County Sheriff photo

New York’s Move Over Law May be Strengthened

An incumbent New York State Senator seeking reelection is announcing a bill he says will strengthen the ‘Move-Over’ law.

Republican Thomas Libous of Binghamton has announced the Crash Zone Safety Act that would require drivers to not only slow down and move over for emergency and hazard vehicles but would establish a 500 foot emergency speed zone and stiffer penalties for violators around crash sites

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