Broome County News

Accessible Playground Opens at Otsiningo Park
More children will be able to enjoy playing at Otsiningo Park. A new, handicapped accessible playground officially opened at the park yesterday. The Binghamton Rotary and the Adopt a Park program raised $15,000 for the new playground equipment...
Town of Union Gives Official Support to Watkins Glen Casino
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsThe Town of Union is throwing its official support behind the plans to develop a casino resort at Traditions at the Glen on Watson Boulevard. The 4 to 1 vote to submit a letter of support to New York State as a siting commission is considering where to award gaming licenses came shortly after a meeting nearby at the Endwell United Methodist  Church in opposition to placing a
Southern Tier Debates Casino Proposals
The Town of Union is taking public comment about a proposal for the development of a casino and resort at Homestead Village on Watson Boulevard, otherwise known as Traditions at the Glen. According to an official notice from the Town the board is considering a new proposed 'Planned Unit Development' Watson Boulevard on and Barton Avenue that uses a townhouse residential development, office space,
Police Dog Choked By Binghamton Church Burglar
A Binghamton burglary suspect was treated for a leg injury after he reportedly tried to choke a police dog and was bitten by the Binghamton Police K9. Authorities say 25-year-old Eugene Allen grabbed the dog, Rambo, by the neck and tried to choke the animal...
Binghamton Caregiver Accused of Using Stolen Credit Card
A woman working at an independent boarding home for the disabled is accused of charging thousands of dollars on a stolen credit card. Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 26 year old Tiffany Farinha of Binghamton is charged with felony grand larceny, accused of charging over $9,000 on the stolen card...
SUNY Broome Community College’s Casino Program Approved
SUNY Broome Community College can now bestow casino management degrees on students.  The New York State Department of Education this week officially granted the Associate in Applied Science degree for the BCC casino management program. The course currently has a bartending/beverage management class, casino games management, security and other courses under a 63 credit program...

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