According to the team, Major League Baseball will not provide players for affiliated teams for the 2020 season.
According to the team, Major League Baseball will not provide players for affiliated teams for the 2020 season.
Absentee ballots will be counted next week
“He’s very knowledgeable, and cares about the whole range of issues that are important to this district”
“I don’t want that to be what people remember out of yesterday’s demonstration.”
Local officials complained about a lack of communication with state officials leading up to today.
Dine-in service is part of phase three of reopening
Angelino faces Nick Libous in June’s GOP Primary
Angelino faces Nick Libous in the GOP Primary.
“Our state and local budgets are hemorrhaging”
“Justice has been served for these students who were hoping for a shot at their dreams.”
“You open a business tomorrow with 50 employees. You don’t do it right, one person was infected. You can infect 30 of the 50 in one afternoon.”
“I would like to say that we are enlightened enough that this will be a period where we don’t play gratuitous politics, but everyone draws their own conclusion.”
The league includes the Binghamton Devils.
The Governor said more details will be available on Monday.
“Our staff continues to work towards a solution for reopening the ballpark this summer.”
Organizers for both sporting events blamed the COVID-19 pandemic in New York.
The measures are extended until May 15, in line with state guidelines.
“This is a very unfortunate casualty of the COVID-19 virus.”
Hochul spoke with WSKG’s Gabe Altieri as part of All Things Considered.
NYSPHSAA hopes to announce a decision on April 27th
The person was in his late 60’s and passed away while hospitalized.
As of Friday, Tioga County has not reported a death related to COVID-19
The guidelines run until at least April 29th
“We are putting the safety of children, families and educators first […]”
The person was hospitalized with the disease and died April 1st.
The conversation comes after the federal stimulus package passed last week.
The stretch covers 17 games.
Meanwhile, Schuyler County reports first positive case.
Closure is effective at midnight on Friday.
The woman, who was in her 90’s, died at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton
“This is one of the most difficult decisions the Officers of the NYSPHSAA have ever had to make.”
Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is asked to contact a healthcare provider.
“This confirmed case was not unexpected: With more frequent testing and the rise of this virus, we knew sooner or later that a case would appear within our campus community.”
Governor Cuomo believes there will soon be confirmed cases in every New York county.
The person died at Lourdes hospital.
Several other regional counties have confirmed cases, as well.
There are reports of scams in Otsego and Steuben Counties.
Testing is becoming more prevalent across New York.
Tompkins announced 3rd positive test on Tuesday.
The announcement comes as Broome County gets its first positive case of COVID-19.
Number of positive cases across New York jumps, as testing ramps up.
Restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters and casinos are closing in New York beginning Monday night.
On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would waive the 180-day school year requirement for districts to receive state aid.
“While this is the first case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County, we are prepared to respond to limit future exposures and community spread of the virus”
Devils hockey season is suspended, Rumble Ponies baseball will have a delayed start.
Jason Garnar called the miscommunication “frustrating”.
Most COVID-19 cases in New York have been downstate.
Tenney has high-profile support and a sizable cash advantage.
Tenney has the support of President Trump, among others.
New criminal justice reforms went into effect in the state in January.
The Democrat is running for a second term
Matt Van Houten is running for a second term.
Karl Bernhardsen is trying to unseat Democrat Jason Garnar
He ran on the Green Party line in 2018.
Peter Oberacker hopes to replace long-time state senator James Seward.
The former Broome DA’s announcement comes the same day as campaign finance numbers are due.
Mayors across the country announced a task force to save Minor League Baseball in cities like Binghamton last year.
Crouch has served in the New York Assembly since 1995.
“They can’t have their cake and eat it too”
The Republican is undergoing treatment for cancer.
The Democrat finished third in November’s race.
Randy Reid announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for the New York Assembly’s 124th District seat. It’s currently held by Republican Chris Friend.
Supporters say the law protects first responders while opponents worry about it will be abused.
Advocates are still pushing for a long-term solution.
It allows police to arrest anyone who harasses emergency first responders. Violators could face up to a year in prison, a $5,000 fine or both.
“Guess what? Protesting is about being annoying”
The company will save $1.7 million dollars over 15 years.
Judge Richard Rich said Republican Paul Battisti’s request “lacked merit”.
The industrial hemp company would save $1.7 million over the next 15 years.
The measure creates regulatory standards for hemp products.
New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker declared the flu “prevalent” on Thursday.
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise is throwing his support behind former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney.
The hearing was postponed due to this week’s winter storm.
The issue was over a bill that would allow law enforcement to arrest people for annoying, alarming or threatening emergency responders.
“I’ve heard from people in Binghamton, elected officials and citizens, and they don’t like this and that’s why we want to have our meeting. Try to change it.”
Absentee and affidavit ballots were counted on Tuesday
Game is annual football rivalry between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland.
The plan by Major League Baseball would reportedly eliminate over a quarter of minor league teams. That includes the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.
“I think it was good for him to come here to see the needs of a community-based outpatient clinic in a very rural area like Bainbridge.”
Broome County’s Sheriff said an autopsy concluded the cause of death was natural.
Seward was also treated for cancer in 2016
After 41,005 ballots were tallied election night, Libertarian Mike Korchak holds a 122 vote lead over Republican Paul Battisti.
Boland, a Democrat, took nearly 80 percent of the vote.
“I think that it’s my right, It’s a privilege, and if I want to make change it starts at the booth.”
The $7.7 million project is funded mostly from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
At one point during the storm, Steuben County officials say 17,500 customers lost power.
Battisti spoke as part of WSKG’s interview series with all three candidates.
Gelson spoke as part of WSKG’s interview series with all three candidates.
Korchak spoke as part of WSKG’s interview series with all three candidates.
“Despite this great victory, we must not confuse the death of this evil man with the total defeat of ISIS.”
The company warns customers not to give out personal information to unsolicited callers.
Republican Paul Battisti, Democrat Debra Gelson and Libertarian Mike Korchak discussed multiple issues during the 90-minute forum.
Cameras will be equipped on stop signs on the outside of buses.
“Elijah Cummings was not just a great congressman, but a great man.”
Powerful storm is moving across the state Wednesday and into Thursday
Teri Rennia said Mayor David should instead focus attention on the deaths of Broome County Jail inmates.
“It’s how they went about trying to execute it.”
The budget was approved by city council early this week
While opponents criticize lack of prosecutorial experience, PBA representatives call Battisti a friend of law enforcement.
Phillips spoke in Binghamton on Wednesday
Some city councilmembers pushed to hold off on raise until a new council takes office.
Michele Barnes allegedly wrote checks to herself using village funds.
“The cost of this lawsuit, both in terms of money and time spent, is extremely unfortunate.”
New facility adds about 100 jobs to operation.
The Republican lost her re-election bid in 2018 by about 4,000 votes.
Elmira, Broome County and Canisteo were all on the list.
The city hopes to add business, life to downtown.
The Democrat wants more information before making decision on impeachment push
Hunting and fishing bring in billions of dollars into New York State every year.
An accident involving a tractor trailer carrying natural has prompted mandatory evacuation Town of Fenton in Broome County
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) -The Village of Endicott is among the communities receiving funds for local bomb squads. Endicott has been awarded $100,000. $2 million is being spread among 12 communities across the state. The money comes from the federal Homeland Security Grant Program. It equips and trains local FBI-accredited bomb squads to check for improvised explosive devices.
Congressman plans to return to work on Monday
The identity of the firm recommended to manage the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant should be known by month’s end.
Rates will differ across Broome County and still could go after 2020.
“Councilman Livingston seems to continue his tirade on this. In fact, he has personally accused me of forcing people to go into an unsafe environment. I take great exceptions, exceptions to that”
There are eight Superfund clean-up sites in Broome County.
“The sight of someone with a gun can be alarming, and we don’t want anyone to feel that way at Wegmans. For this reason, we prefer that customers not openly carry firearms into our stores.”
“Our ultimate goal was to put together a deal that was financially in the best interest of taxpayers, regardless of how long that deal took.”
Ruling allows lawmakers to keep pay raise and make outside income.
About ten percent of Tioga’s population are veterans.
Robbie Nichols is pushing to be reimbursed by the Chemung IDA for about $122,000 in repairs made to the building.
Gerald Mollen also took shots at one of Battisti’s opponents, Mike Korchak
Joe Mihalko is pushing back against a proposed fee.
Farmers gain breathing room during tough financial times.
Overdose deaths led to State of Emergency in Broome earlier this year.
BInghamton, Elmira and Cortland County are all nearing limit.
The scam targets people through email
NYSEG estimates fewer than 750 people were without power as of Monday afternoon. This comes after about 19,000 people lost power. Outages stretched from Elmira to Oneonta.
“This is particularly worrisome for customers with low and fixed incomes, as well as small businesses.”
The festival was supposed to feature artists like Jay-Z, John Fogerty and Miley Cyrus, but instead it was plagued by lawsuits, mismanagement and missed deadlines.
Blessed Sacrament in Johnson City is one church where abuse allegedly occurred.
For Nick Langworthy, it’s a new GOP in New York
SUNY Corning has launched a financial aid program that targets student debt. Barons Brought Back is open to students who owe $1,500 or less.
The Democrat wants better background checks.
Proposed rules would allow industry-run training programs
The state’s new mandate on exemptions are now in effect.
Sports betting has expanded to casinos in upstate New York, including Tioga Downs in Nichols. At the same time, there’s now more help for folks with gambling addictions.
Korchak isn’t happy with how that primary process went and claims the Broome Republican party heads don’t want him to run for office.
Jeff Gural thinks Woodstock would have boosted “sleepy-little” Vernon, NY and criticizes state politicians for restrictions on sports betting
“This will really become our hub on the east coast of the United States to do this manufacturing and really scale the business.”
“There are currently just four members in the New York State Senate who are from upstate and that’s vastly different than the way it used to be. Many of us in the Assembly majority had majority partners who some of us worked very closely with.”
“It would be unfair to the group that is calling to label them all as just raving lunatics because they’re not.”
A portion of highway in Steuben County will be named in honor of State Trooper Nicholas Clark, who was shot and killed last year.
The effort is part of a New York State plan to reduce poverty
The festival is without a home less than a month before the scheduled start
During a tour of immigrant detention facilities, New York 19th District Congressman Antonio Delgado said he saw human beings who were suffering.
Connecticut and New Jersey are also on the suit.
Tioga Downs is set to announce plans to offer sports wagers on Friday, while other upstate casinos are announcing earlier.
Paul Battisti and Debra Gelson aim to replace Steve Cornwell, who’s leaving office to run for Congress.
The news comes after 12 overdose deaths in March, including six in a ten-day period.
Officials in the town of Vernon say the application is too late and incomplete.
Earlier this week, the state said it will set the nation’s lowest allowable level for industrial chemicals that have contaminated some communities’ drinking water.
Over the July 4th holiday, DirecTV customers lost access to several stations around the region.
Battisti finished with 173 more votes than his opponent, Chief Assistant District Attorney Mike Korchak.
Last month’s unofficial primary results had Paul Battisti leading Mike Korchak by 137 votes.
The work will stop Thursday at 6 A.M. and pick back up Monday, July 8th at 6 A.M.
The Republican made the announcement on Tuesday in Binghamton.
It claims the legislature didn’t have the right to amend the county charter to give itself clearer authority over the legislative attorney.
Brindisi wants to pressure his colleagues in Washington D.C. to pass a bill that benefits 9/11 first responders.
Cornwell would aim to unseat Anthony Brindisi in NY-22.
Sgt. James G. Johnston, 24, died as a result of injuries sustained on Tuesday in the Uruzgan Province in Afghanistan.
Unofficial results show Battisti up by 137 votes
Schuyler County health officials say people who dined at the Seneca Harbor Station restaurant in Watkins Glen this month may have been exposed to Hepatitis A.
Bids from private firms for the right to take control of the publicly-owned plant are set to be opened Wednesday.
After plans to hold Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen this summer fell through, a smaller festival could be held at a central New York harness track and casino.
Republican voters in Broome County head to the polls today to select a candidate for District Attorney.
There’s a possibility of more flooding on Thursday.
Voters in the Owego Apalachin School District overwhelmingly approved a revised budget on Tuesday, about a month after the first budget proposal was voted down.
“Democrat Senators had the opportunity to go against their One Party Leadership, but chose politics over the people.”
A man is dead after a small plane crashed near the Tri-Cities Airport in Endicott on Monday.
For the second time in two months, voters in the Owego Apalachin School District will decide whether to approve next year’s budget.
51st District Senator James Seward wanted to focus more on population decline in the Southern Tier and access to broadband internet.
“In these days and times with a lot of negative attention being drawn toward the law enforcement community, the body camera really produces an unbiased witness to any type of incident.”
This week, Watkins Glen Internationalsaid it would not host Woodstock 50, though the racetrack wouldn’t comment further.
New York Governor said new rules on state and local tax, or SALT, deductions is an economic assault on New Yorkers.
There’s a feeling of resignation around Schuyler County after Watkins Glen International said it would not host Woodstock 50.
On Monday, the New York Gaming Commission voted unanimously to approve regulations for sports betting at Tioga Downs and three other casinos.
Binghamton Mayor Rich David is reporting City Councilman Dan Livingston to the New York Comptroller for video he posted to Facebook.
Michael Limoncelli was selected in the 6th Round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday.
Code violations at Elmira’s First Arena aren’t a problem anymore, but two of the main people involved are frustrated.
Republican Fred Keller won a special election in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District May 21.
More than a week after voters rejected the budget for the Owego-Apalachin school district, the board of education has decided to hold a re-vote on a lower tax levy.
Democratic Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) was back in his district this week, in part to discuss farm issues.
The City of Binghamton and Boscovs department store have extended a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes deal that will let the store stay downtown.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is touring upstate New York on Wednesday.
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano is pushing back against a bill that would give farm workers the same rights as all workers in the state.
If you’re getting an early start on the Memorial Day weekend, you may run into nasty weather Thursday.
Republican Fred Keller has won the special election for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district
Voters head to the polls today in a special election in Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district
President Trump makes a stop near Williamsport, Pennsylvania Monday on the eve of a special election in the northern tier’s 12th congressional district.
“Family and professional obligations will make it impossible for me to wage another campaign, especially since such efforts would have to begin almost immediately.”
Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district is full of farmland. Candidates in Tuesday’s special election discuss one issue affecting small farmers.
One of the Republican candidates from Broome County District Attorney says he wants the office to focus more on elder abuse.
A judge has ruled that Woodstock 50 isn’t technically cancelled, but organizers must go forward without disputed funding.
The candidates for a special election in Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district have different reactions to President Trump’s visit next week.
An aide New York 22nd District Congressman has been charged with patronizing a prostitute.
Festival organizers are suing their former financial partner Dentsu Aegis. They say the company is sabotaging the concert that was supposed to be in Watkins Glen this August.
Broome County District Attorney Steven Cornwell will charge no one in an alleged strip search of students at a Binghamton school earlier this year.
Last week, a story broke that 52nd District State Senator Fred Akshar had an intimate relationship with the mother of a murder victim. It’s a case Akshar supervised while with the Broome County Sheriff’s office. This week, the story hasn’t gone away. It’s become part of the Broome County District Attorney race.
The Syracuse Roman Catholic Diocese paid out nearly $11 million on 79 claims of child sexual abuse during its Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program.
Local leaders are reacting after this week’s announcement that effectively cancelled Woodstock 50.
Republican leaders in Broome and Chenango Counties are supporting Ed Cox for re-election as the head of the statewide party.
When a police investigator, Fred Akshar (R – Endwell) had intimate relations with a mother of a crime victim. According to the Gannett papers, Akshar had helped investigate her son’s murder.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) — The Elmira Enforcers look to stay alive in the Federal Hockey League championship series tonight. Elmira trails Carolina two games to none in the best-of-five series. It lost both games to start the series last weekend. The team lost 4-3 in OT in game two. Heated exchanges after led to suspensions for the Enforcers.
Charter Spectrum promised to hit new goals, but 22nd District Congressman Anthony Brindisi is still skeptical.
A Manhattan law firm has released the names of former Boy Scout leaders across New York who allegedly abused children.
Tickets were set to go on sale Monday. Last week, Billboard reported that wouldn’t happen.
“I think the real key is are those properties being utilized? Or are they adding to the overall vacancy or deterioration?” said Amy Little, owner of Cayuga Appraisals, a real estate appraisal company.
The 2020 race is on in New York’s 22nd congressional district. George Phillips first announced his campaign last month and now he’s touring cities across the district that spans parts of Central New York and the Southern Tier.
There’s a renewed push in Albany to expand the state’s free college tuition program to the families of service members who die while on duty.
Southern Tier Congressman Anthony Brindisi asked about a proposal to move the clinic during a hearing for the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee this week.
The Southern Tier, like other parts of the northeast, has been slow to come back from last decade’s recession, but figures released this week from the New York Department of Labor may be a sign that’s changing.
The Village of Penn Yan plans to exceed New York’s property tax cap this year. It’s holding a public hearing on the issue Monday night.
New York has a program that aims to expand access across the state. But NY-19 Congressman Antonio Delgado said some practical changes to implementing broadband could help speed things along.
It’s been about a week since the Rochester Roman Catholic Diocese ended its compensation program for people who had been abused by clergy as children. This lawyer is still trying to make sense of it.
A few upstate schools heard their names called for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, which begins this week.
The Roman Catholic Dioceses in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes have been running compensation programs for people with credible abuse claims. One diocese just announced they’re dismantling their program due to changes in state law. The other is releasing a report on the progress of their program.
A priest who served at Ithaca College and Cornell University has been accused of sexual abuse of a minor. That’s according to the Ithaca Journal.
Last summer, heavy rains caused flooding across New York and Pennsylvania.Some farmers saw extensive damage to their crops. Federal help is available for some of those folks.
Leaders of New York local government groups are pushing back against Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to restore municipal aid.
New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in the Southern Tier on Wednesday for stops in Johnson City, Elmira and Horseheads.
Three years ago, Chemung County took control of a sports arena in downtown Elmira, hoping to sell it soon. That hasn’t happened. It’s been frustrating at times.
For Freshman Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado, entering Congress amid the longest government shutdown in U.S. history was frustrating.
The one-year look-back period in New York’s Child Victims Act does a lot, but its effect might be different on the Catholic Church than other institutions.
Government leaders around Broome County stood with state representatives today in Binghamton. They’re pushing back against the Governor’s proposal that ends state aid to municipalities.
New York State Senate James Seward wanted more upstate issues in this week’s State of the State and budget address by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell says he won’t serve another full term so it would be dishonest to seek re-election in 2019.
Two Southern Tier congress members were sworn into their new posts on Thursday. They join the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives.
As of the New Year, the Village of Van Etten in Chemung County no longer exists. The village has dissolved and services have been absorbed by the Town of Van Etten.
The VA wants to move its Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Bainbridge, a rural community in right off I-88 in Chenango County, to Oneonta. Rumors of that move have intensified over the last year, but veterans, stakeholders and residents don’t know why a move would be made. Even more, they wonder if it would be better.
The Syracuse Roman Catholic Diocese has released the names of clergy they say have credible accusations of sexual abuse of minors against them.
Like counties across New York, Steuben has to deal with a few new state mandates. 2019 is the first year Steuben County has to budget for Raise the Age and new indigent defense mandates.
WSKG’s Gabe Altieri talks with Cornell Professor Glenn Altschuler about the impact of regional congressional races and what it means that Democrats control the New York Senate.
New York’s 19th congressional district has more independent voters than any other district in the state. But just because a voter is independent doesn’t mean they’ll vote third party.
ELMIRA, NY (WSKG) – Chemung County will have a new county executive next year. Tom Santulli is stepping down. He’s held the seat since 2000.