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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Owego Fire Department Hit by Mass Resignations

In late April we told you members of the Owego Fire Department were prepared to quit en-mass if the village board didn't approve a new safety plan that was drafted after the very unfortunate death of firefighter Matt Porcari. The day has come and dozens held to their word.

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Eurozone Finance Ministers Demand Greater Scrutiny Of Greek Budget Cuts

Welcome Summer with Vestal’s Greek Festival

Well it's not quite Summer but after this weekend, it sure feels that way.  And if you lived in the Southern Tier for any amount of time, you know you can't go by the calendar and sometimes you take what you can get.  When I think "Summer's coming" to the Greater Binghamton area, I think the Greek Festival in Vestal, New York.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

‘Red Solo Cup’ Directed By a Five-Year-Old [VIDEO]

Recently my 5-year-old niece Kayleigh came to visit. Usually I'm the one videotaping her, but she decided to turn the camera on me and directed me in her first video. Her song of choice for me to sing? 'Red Solo Cup' by Toby Keith!

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New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner
New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner

Funeral Services for State Trooper Skinner Planned

New York State Trooper and Binghamton native Christopher Skinner was killed on Thursday May 29th when 60-year-old Almond Upton on Melrose, Florida hit Skinner while he was conducting a traffic stop on I-81 between exit 6 and 7.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Advice To The Class Of 2014: 10 Things They Won’t Tell You At Graduation

I remember the day I graduated high school.  I was high on life and had stars in my eyes.  I had grandeur ideas of how awesome it was going to be to finally be free of my parents and on my own.

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Peter Macdiarmid-Getty Images
Peter Macdiarmid-Getty Images

St. Anthony’s Italian Feast Days: June 13th-15th

I'm a sucker for festivals and one of the very first ones I went to when I moved to the Binghamton area was St. Anthony's Italian Feast Days.

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Frazer Harrison/Jo Hale- Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/Jo Hale- Getty Images

Cole Swindell and Kristian Bush of Sugarland to Perform at Binghamton Spiedie Fest 2014

Back in 1983, a couple of families got together and argued over who had the best Spiedie recipe in Binghamton. And so was born Spiedie Fest.

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New York State Police
New York State Police

Prosecutors: “Upton Intentionally Struck and Killed Trooper Skinner”

Prosecutors say a Florida man, who has been indicted on a 1st degree murder charge, told them he intentionally swerved his vehicle into New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner yesterday.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

A Thrifty Girl’s Guide to Garage-Sailing

I haven’t been garage sailing in the longest time, but when I was a kid, my grandma and I used to go out every Saturday and some of my most special memories are of those times with her.

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Trooper Dies After Being Struck On I-81

A New York State Police trooper died after he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 81 north of Binghamton early this afternoon.

State police say Trooper Christopher G. Skinner was struck shortly after noon on the northbound side of the highway

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