Maria Johnson and Chris Sagaas are being recognized for outstanding service to to their local communities. State Sen. Peter Oberacker presented Certificates of Recognition to Johnson and Sagaas during a special ceremony in Albany.
New York State troopers arrested Kenneth A. Carson, 37, on April 10th and charged him with multiple felonies. He allegedly attempted a break-in of a Springfield home. An investigation found Carson in possession of “ghost” guns, weapons without serial numbers, a home-made machine gun, and other weapons.
During April, NYSP will be participating in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The crackdown will include increased patrol and checkpoints targeting drivers using electronic devices. The enhanced enforcement will run through April 11th.
New York State Police are asking the public to help locate Jeffrey A. McGough, 18, of Schenectady. McGough is wanted on the charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of Connor Delaney in late January.
NYS is observing the 26th annual Maple Weekend at farms throughout the region. Funded by the state department of Agriculture and Markets, Maple Weekend gives the public an opportunity to learn about the maple sugar making processes.
The New York State Department of Conservation has awarded SUNY Oneonta’s Biological Field Station $2.2 million. Most of the money will be used to pay students to inspect boats and fishing gear with the goal of stopping the spread of aquatic invasive species in area lakes and rivers.
Energy Smart Hartwick recently kicked off its Electric Vehicle Community Campaign with a webinar. This is the first step in getting the town of Hartwick designated as a Climate Smart Community. The designation will make the town eligible for state clean energy grants.
A major motion picture is expected to start filming this spring in Binghamton.
Walton native Everett De Morier co-wrote the screenplay which is based on his novel Thirty-three Cecils.
The story is set in Binghamton and Erie, PA. “Bingham...