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Rochester Wins Gaming License Over Tioga Downs and Traditions

The New York State Gaming Commission just announced its decision to issue a full gaming license for the Lago Resort and Casino in the Rochester area, over Tioga Downs and Traditions Resort.

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Category: Local News, News, Politics
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Governor Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that hydraulic fracturing will be banned in New York, following the release of a long-anticipated study that concluded fracking could pose "significant public health risks."

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Washington Redskin fan
Washington Redskin fan

Washington Football Is as Bad as It’s Politics [GLENN REACTS]

It's been another LONG year as a Redskin fan. It all began week 1 when 2 Redskin players ran into each other.

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Glenn Reacts
Glenn Reacts

U.S. States Most Likely to be Miserable for Thanksgiving [GLENN REACTS]

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and it's that time of year where we get together to give thanks, eat too much and fall asleep watching Dallas play. At least I know when I can't fall asleep I put the Cowpokes on.

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Michael Clary/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images
Michael Clary/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images

90-Year-Old Keeps Feeding Homeless

I had to smile when I read about 90-year-old Arnold Abbott because he reminds me of my late Mammy. When my Mammy was in her 90's she moved into a nursing home and made sure to care for all the "kids" younger than her. That's right- all the "kids"  in the nursing home. Mammy was a spitfire and so is Arnold.

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Could Impose Household Dog Limit

There could be a tighter leash on the number of dogs someone can own in the City of Binghamton.

Council is considering a measure that would require a kennel permit for anyone owning more than four dogs per household

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Debate Over Possible Raises for Three Broome Administrative Positions

Broome County Executive Debra Preston says giving two County department heads and the Deputy County Executive ten percent raises is a good idea but some Democrats disagree.

Preston says after former Deputy Executive Bijoy Datta quit, his salary was saved and could be divided between Deputy County Executive John Bernardo, Social Services Commissioner Art Johnson and Public Works Commissioner Dan Schofield, who took over the duties that had been handled by Datta

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Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch Visit Local Farms

Some regional representatives to the New York State Assembly are headed down on the farm.

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch of Bainbridge had plans to stop at Apple Hills on Brooks Road in Binghamton and two other local farms

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Iron Dome intercepts rockets

Israel’s Iron Dome Defense System Shoots Down 15 Rockets Simultaneously

A remarkable feat of technology.

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Category: AC, News, Politics
Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton’s New York State Senator Under Federal Indictment

Senator Thomas Libous (R) of Binghamton and his son are both facing federal charges.

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