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Endicott School Students Evacuated Due to Small Fire
Students, teachers and staff were directed to leave Jennie F. Snapp Middle School when a fire broke out in a bathroom.
Broome DA: Rules Were Followed After Gendron’s School Comments
Broome County's district attorney believes state police and school officials acted appropriately in responding to Payton Gendron's potentially-threatening remarks last June.
Police Presence Boosted at SV Schools After Buffalo Mass Shooting
Law enforcement agencies are keeping a close eye on Susquehanna Valley School District buildings following the Buffalo shooting rampage that allegedly involved a Conklin teen.
SV, SUNY Broome Officials Mum on Former Student Payton Gendron
Representatives of the Susquehanna Valley School District and SUNY Broome Community College won't answer questions about Payton Gendron, a former student accused in a racially-motivated killing spree in Buffalo.
Endicott Store Sold Conklin Teen Rifle Used in Buffalo Massacre
Payton Gendron purchased a semi-automatic Bushmaster XM-15 rifle used in a mass shooting in Buffalo at an Endicott gun shop. Officials have described it as a "racially-motivated hate crime."
State DOT Plan to Fix Bad I-81 Bridge in Binghamton Isn’t Working
A multi-million-dollar project to repair a defective Interstate 81 bridge on Binghamton's North Side is on hold with no end in sight.
Couple Searching for Missing Dog After I-81 Crash Near State Line
A desperate search continues for a husband and wife whose dog scampered off after they were involved in a car crash on Interstate 81 south of the New York-Pennsylvania border.
Hochul Wants to Spend $1 Billion to Fill New York’s Potholes
Several million potholes could be filled across New York state under Governor Kathy Hochul's plan to spend a billion dollars to deal with the issue.
Binghamton Woman Charged with DWI After Approaching Crash Scene
A motorist was arrested after she failed to slow down as she came upon the scene of a crash on Upper Court Street in Kirkwood.
Gillibrand Criticized for Not Wearing Mask in New York Restaurant
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking some heat after she walked without a mask through an Albany-area restaurant, ignoring a sign posted at an entrance to the business.