Monthly Archives: September 2020

  • 8th federal execution since July scheduled for Nov. 19

    8th federal execution since July scheduled for Nov. 19 CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department has scheduled for Nov. 19 the execution of a Black death-row inmate who helped kidnap and kill a Texas teenager in 1994. The Trump administration has already executed seven people this year after a…

  • New Berlin to hold public hearing about potential cut

    New Berlin to hold public hearing about potential cut NEW BERLIN (WBNG) — The Town of New Berlin is asking people to share their thoughts as they consider getting rid of the police department. The town says they are looking at ways to save money. The town is considering…

  • Guthrie, Dandy Mini Marts launch ‘Pink Cups for a Cause’ fundraiser for Breast Cancer awareness

    Guthrie, Dandy Mini Marts launch ‘Pink Cups for a Cause’ fundraiser for Breast Cancer awareness Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 SAYRE (WBNG) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Guthrie Health is teaming up with Dandy Mini Marts to help raise money for those fighting…

  • Broome County Board of Elections speaks on misprinted ballots

    Broome County Board of Elections speaks on misprinted ballots Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Over 100,00 absentee ballots were misprinted and distributed to New York City residents due to a printer in Rochester. President Trump weighed in on the situation tweeting, in part,…

  • Sayre moves forward with revitalization project, asks community for input

    Sayre moves forward with revitalization project, asks community for input SAYRE, PA (WBNG) — The Sayre Business Association and the Sayre Revitalization Initiative are moving forward with a plan that could transform the look and feel of the downtown area. They spent Tuesday and Wednesday holding community workshops to…

  • Union-Endicott student wins ‘Chalk the Walk’ contest

    Union-Endicott student wins ‘Chalk the Walk’ contest ENDICOTT (WBNG) — A Union-Endicott junior won first place in the “Most Liked on Facebook” — Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier’s ‘Chalk the Walk’.  The goal of the contest was to bring awareness to suicide prevention. Junior Jilliyn Lundeen’s entry…

  • Your Home Public Library participates in ‘Banned Books Week’

    Your Home Public Library participates in ‘Banned Books Week’ JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Your Home Public Library in Johnson City is participating in Banned Books Week, this week.  The week began in 1982 in response to many banned or challenged books being removed from schools and public libraries.  During…

  • Fenton Free Library offering free ‘Barnyard Buddies’ program amid lack of Chenango Valley Pre-K program

    Fenton Free Library offering free ‘Barnyard Buddies’ program amid lack of Chenango Valley Pre-K program TOWN OF FENTON (WBNG) — There’s a new program coming to the Fenton Free Library for young children as they prepare to finish a renovation to the current building. Library staff said Wednesday they…

  • Missing man’s body found 1,500 feet underwater in Lake Tahoe

    Missing man’s body found 1,500 feet underwater in Lake Tahoe SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the body of a New Jersey man who went missing in California’s Lake Tahoe in mid-August was recovered more than 1,500 feet underwater. KCRA-TV reports that authorities began a missing person…