Angelino claims victory with lead in race for 122nd Assembly District

first_img“I’m honored to have earned the trust of the Republican voters in the122nd Assembly District with an overwhelming victory in today’s PrimaryElection. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU. Republicans Victor Furman, Nicholas R. Libous and James P. Powers are also in the running. As we head toward the General Election in November, I will continueworking as hard as I can to speak with every voter in the District tolearn their concerns and to share my ideas for getting New York Stateback on track.” (WBNG) — Republican Joe Angelino leads the race for 122nd Assembly District with 72 percent of the total number of counted votes in the New York State Primary.center_img In a statement sent to 12 News, Angelino said: As of 10:55 p.m., Angelino has 2,554 votes, according to the state election website.last_img

Mother-daughter duo paints mural celebrating Susquehanna’s history

first_imgKiernan was inspired by Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ and wanted to tie in Susquehanna’s historic landmarks including — the Starrucca Viaduck bridge. SUSQUEHANNA, Pa (WBNG) — A mother-daughter duo painted a mural to celebrate a part of Susquehanna’s history. “Just so that we can get some pride and bring some awareness to the community and some happiness,” Michelle said. “Especially in these troubling times.” Michelle Kiernan and her daughter, Meghan, won a contest posted by the Susquehanna Community Development Association. It’s taken Michelle and Meghan about 20 hours so far to complete the mural.  Meghan mentioned even though there are some stressful times during the process, she’s happy that she was able to do this project with her mom. Michelle says it was important for her to include Susquehanna’s landmarks in the mural. last_img

U.S. Marshals warn of scam calls in Binghamton area

first_imgAdditionally, the U.S. Marshals say they will never ask for money over the phone and you should never give away personal information. They say scammers try to collect a fine by claiming the person missed jury duty or other offenses. (WBNG) — The United States Marshals say it has received several reports of people pretending to be marshalls, court officers, and other law enforcement officials in the Binghamton area.center_img They also ask you to call the local F.B.I. office if you’ve received a call like this.last_img

A look at Kopernik’s Science Park’s Virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

first_imgVESTAL (WBNG) — On Oct. 22nd, the Junior League of Binghamton and Kopernik Observatory and Science Center put on a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of Kopernik Science Park, a STEM-themed playground. Organizer say they hope to also, one day, celebrate in person. Dan Reynolds, Chairman of the Broome County Legislature, said exposing young children to science is important, citing that his daughter has dreams of being an astronaut and has a passion for science. While the ribbon cutting looked a little different than most, since it was over zoom, organizers and members of the community said they were still excited.center_img Video messages were played during the ceremony showing community members already attending the park with their children, and thanking the volunteers and organizers. Some members say it’s not only a fun space — but is also aspirational and inspirational. last_img

Bus crash hits 4 properties in Ithaca, minor injuries reported

first_imgPolice say the house that was struck took on significant damage, and the City of Ithaca Building Department arrived to assess the safety of the buildings involved. According to police, officers responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident on the 400 block of Hook Pl. which involved a T-Cat bus crashing into a house on the block. Police say the Ithaca Fire Department, NYS Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, and Bangs Ambulance assisted police at the scene. ITHACA (WBNG) — Ithaca Police say a T-Cat bus was involved in a crash that affected multiple properties earlier today. The bus was reported to be turning onto Hook Pl. from Haller Blvd. when the driver lost control of the bus and went off the road, crashing into three properties. The bus then veered to the other side of the street hitting trees and stopping after crashing into a fourth house. Police found the crash involved multiple properties on the block but no other vehicles. The bus driver, passengers, and home owner reported minor injuries that did not call for immediate attention. last_img