Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Fiancée sues over death of principal who donated bone marrow

    Fiancée sues over death of principal who donated bone marrow ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The fiancée of a New Jersey high school principal who died after donating bone marrow to a student in France is suing the hospital. Sheronda Braker’s lawsuit filed Monday names Hackensack University Medical Center. Westfield…

  • Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

    Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University is dropping claims of wrongdoing against a former employee and paying her $225,000 to resolve a legal dispute over its popular outdoor sculptures made from Legos. As part of the settlement, Iowa…

  • Motor vehicle agency questioned over crash that killed 7

    Motor vehicle agency questioned over crash that killed 7 BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are examining the troubles at the state motor vehicle department exposed by a New Hampshire crash that killed seven motorcyclists. The Legislature’s Committee on Transportation opened an oversight hearing Monday on what it calls “the…

  • Trump to host state dinner for Australian prime minister

    Trump to host state dinner for Australian prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia. It’s only the second state dinner Trump has held since he became president.…

  • Trump to pay respects to late Justice John Paul Stevens

    Trump to pay respects to late Justice John Paul Stevens WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going to pay his respects to the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Trump tweeted Monday morning, “Going with First Lady to pay our respects to Justice Stevens. Leaving now!” Stevens…

  • Summer Savoyards presents Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert and Sullivan

    Summer Savoyards presents Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert and Sullivan The Summer Savoyards provides enjoyable shows for audiences as well as an enjoyable summer and a learning experience for members through the production of musical drama, primarily the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. Summer Savoyards will be presenting ‘Yeomen’…

  • Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 10:38AM EDT until July 23 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Binghamton NY

    Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 10:38AM EDT until July 23 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Binghamton NY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in central New York, Sullivan. In northeast Pennsylvania, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike,…

  • Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it?

    Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, the maker of OxyContin responded to a growing wave of opioid abuse by making the painkiller harder to snort and inject. But has that reformulation translated into fewer drug overdoses and deaths?…

  • State: Doctor’s wife mishandled vaccines, caused outbreak

    State: Doctor’s wife mishandled vaccines, caused outbreak MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure says a Mount Sterling doctor allowed his unlicensed wife to mishandle vaccines, causing an infection outbreak in patients across Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the board on Friday…

  • Kamala Harris proposes bill to invest in safe drinking water

    Kamala Harris proposes bill to invest in safe drinking water WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH’-mah-lah) Harris is introducing a bill responding to water crises across the country. The senator from California says the “Water Justice Act” being introduced Monday is meant to ensure the country’s water…