Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • SV’s Ford, M-E’s DeSantis honored by USA TODAY High School Sports

    SV’s Ford, M-E’s DeSantis honored by USA TODAY High School Sports BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Susquehanna Valley head football coach Mike Ford and Maine-Endwell senior lineman AJ DeSantis have been honored by USA TODAY High School Sports for the 2018 season. Ford was named All-USA New York State Coach of…

  • Jets place Enunwa, Claiborne, Pierre-Louis on IR

    Jets place Enunwa, Claiborne, Pierre-Louis on IR FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed wide receiver Quincy Enunwa, cornerback Morris Claiborne and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis on injured reserve a day before the team’s season finale at New England. All three players had been previously ruled…

  • Georgia lynching marker vandalized again

    Georgia lynching marker vandalized again VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A marker identifying the location of one of the most gruesome lynchings in Georgia history has been vandalized for a second time. The Valdosta Daily Times reports the Mary Turner and the Lynching Rampage historical marker was riddled with bullet…

  • FDNY: Candle started blaze that killed girl, 16, injured 2

    FDNY: Candle started blaze that killed girl, 16, injured 2 NEW YORK (AP) — Fire marshals have determined that an unattended candle accidentally started a Queens apartment blaze that killed a teenage girl and seriously injured her mother and a neighbor. The Fire Department tweeted the finding Friday, adding…

  • Police: Florida commissioner shoots intruder in self-defense

    Police: Florida commissioner shoots intruder in self-defense PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida city commissioner shot a man who broke into his home after crashing into a neighbor’s house. Palmetto Police Chief Scott Tyler said the man climbed a fence into the backyard of Commissioner Brian Williams…

  • Health officials alert public of possible measles exposure at Newark airport on Christmas Eve

    Health officials alert public of possible measles exposure at Newark airport on Christmas Eve NEWARK, NJ (WBNG/CBS) — The New Jersey Department of Health is warning people who were at Newark International Airport on Christmas Eve that they may have been exposed to measles. Health officials say that a…

  • Oregon hotel fires 2 men who ‘mistreated’ black man

    Oregon hotel fires 2 men who ‘mistreated’ black man PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland, Oregon, hotel has fired two employees it says were involved in the mistreatment of a black man kicked out of its facility. DoubleTree Portland tweeted Saturday that the two men’s “actions were inconsistent with…

  • NYC special election for public advocate set for Feb. 26

    NYC special election for public advocate set for Feb. 26 NEW YORK (AP) — New York City voters will get to choose their next public advocate in a special election Feb. 26. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the date Saturday. Current Public Advocate Tish James, a Democrat, is leaving…

  • NY governor vetoes bill allowing paid bereavement leave

    NY governor vetoes bill allowing paid bereavement leave ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed workers to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave after the death of a family member. The bill expanding the state’s paid family leave law…

  • Note says Britain’s queen ‘naturally’ wanted new royal yacht

    Note says Britain’s queen ‘naturally’ wanted new royal yacht LONDON (AP) — A newly discovered note in the U.K.’s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned. The 1995 note is unusual because…