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Richard T. Stank Middle School Senior Thanksgiving VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - Thanksgiving came a little early for some Susquehana Valley senior citizens. today as students from Richard T. Stank Middle School, put on their gloves to serve turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and... more

Woman Who Robbed Two Local Banks Is Sentenced
November 4, 2015 - A woman who pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Town of Chenango and another in Conklin will serve one to three years in prison.     36-year-old Jamie Blewett of Norwich pleaded guilty in July to... more

House Fire in Town of Conklin VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - The Conklin Fire Department responded to a large house fire around 7:30 Friday evening. When they arrived to the scene on Banta Rd. the fire was going strong. "The front of the house was fully... more

Update on the Details of the Conklin Fire This Afternoon
October 12, 2015 - Crews from Binghamton, Conklin and other localities were called to a fire in Conklin this afternoon.     Fox 40 arrived at the scene at around 5pm as the blaze was largely extinguished. NY 7 was... more

Trailer Fire in Conklin News Comes In VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - Multiple crews responded to a trailer fire in Conklin Monday afternoon.     It happened just before 4:30 Monday afternoon at 227 Montrose Drive at the Blue Ridge Trailer Park. Our crew on scene... more

Conklin Kitchen Catches Fire After Resident Falls Asleep VIEW VIDEO
October 4, 2015 - Fire crews were called to a home in Conklin last night after reports of a house fire. Crews said the fire was caused by cooking. A neighbor told said the person in the home had fallen asleep... more

Police: Binghamton Man 'Severely' Beat Dog VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - New York State Police arrested a Binghamton man for allegedly beating his girlfriend's dog. Patrick Burton was arrested on September eights with aggravated cruelty to animals. That's a... more

A Look At Crime Cases in Our Region VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2015 - New York state police used a taser while arresting 22-year-old Ryan A. MacPherson for menacing, criminal mischief, cruelty to animals and drug possession. After ignoring commands of arresting... more

A Staggering Report on Area DWI VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2015 - A Binghamton woman is under arrest after police say she drove with a blood-alcohol level almost four times the legal limit. 56-year-old Sally Adams is charged with Aggravated DWI after police say... more

Kirkwood has Broome County's Best-Tasting Water VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2015 - The results are in and Kirkwood has the best-tasting water in Broome County. The win comes after last Friday's contest at the Broome County Fair. Kirkwood's supply beat out samples from Conklin,... more

Officials and Residents Talk National Night Out Crime Prevention Initiative VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2015 - Bringing unity to the community, that's the idea of the nationwide push to rid crime across America. The 32nd annual National Night Against Drugs and Crime celebration takes place every first... more

Social Media Reuniting Pets with Owners VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2015 - When Jeff Marcey's boxer Tyson went missing from his Newark Valley home earlier this month, it turned Marcey's family's life upside down. "We basically lived out of our truck. Our leads were 10... more

Broome County Executive Preston Not Running For 52nd District
July 28, 2015 - Broome County Executive Debbie Preston will not run for the 52nd state senate seat, afterall. Preston sent a statement Tuesday morning putting an end to days of speculation. “While I am... more

Lawsuit Against Preston Dismissed VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2015 - The lawsuit against Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, claiming she harassed an employee of the Broome County Sheriff's Office, has been dismissed.     Dawn Shafer claimed Preston harassed... more

Fairgoers Celebrate Last Day of 44th Annual Conklin Fair VIEW VIDEO
July 18, 2015 - Over in Conklin -- the last day to enjoy some fair festivities. The 44th annual Conklin fair kicked off Thursday with what organizers call the largest parade Conklin has ever seen complete with... more

World War Two Vets Honored on 70th Anniversary of War's End VIEW VIDEO
July 17, 2015 - Congressman Richard Hanna led a ceremony Friday to honor more than a dozen local living veterans of World War Two.     The event at Binghamton University - which was established as a college... more

Preview of Conklin Fair VIEW VIDEO
July 16, 2015 - Everyone seems to love a parade and earlier on Thursday night in Conklin the 44th annual fair kicked off with a parade to honor first responders.    Organizers say the parade was the largest... more

Pamela Sweat Speaks Out After Son David's Capture VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2015 - The 22 day manhunt for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat is over. Matt shot and killed Friday by police. Sweat shot by authorities Sunday and is in police custody. We've reached... more

David Sweat Captured Brings Relief to Family, Community VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2015 - The capture of David Sweat provided a sense of relief to many in upstate New York, including his own mother. Pamela Sweat feared for her son's life and was anxious to see him captured and returned... more

Convicted Killer David Sweat's Mother Speaks Out After Son's Capture VIEW VIDEO
June 28, 2015 - The search finally over ... David Sweat shot and in police custody -- this after a 3 week long manhunt for he and accomplice Richard Matt who was shot and killed by authorities Friday. Sweat is... more

Antique Car Show Comes to Conklin VIEW VIDEO
June 21, 2015 - Dads love cars right?  Well what better way to celebrate Father's Day that with an antique car show? Sunday more than 4,000 people came out for the 50th Annual Iroquois Region Antique Automobile... more

Kiwanis Club Salutes High School Seniors Ready to Join Military VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - Some high school students from the southern tier who are planning to enter the military after graduation were honored Wednesday night by the Conklin Kiwanis Club.  The ceremony was held at Windsor... more

Murderer Manhunt Continues. Sweat's Mother Reacts VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2015 - The manhunt continues for David Sweat and Richard Matt, who escaped over the weekend from the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.   Sweat is serving a life sentence... more

Conklin Remembers Those Who Served VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2015 - The Town of Conklin is honoring those who've dedicated their lives to serving our country. Saturday more than 50 people came out for the Conklin Memorial Dedication in connection with Conklin... more

Broome County Attorney Seeks Dismissal of Suit Against Preston VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2015 - Broome County's attorney has responded to a harassment lawsuit against County Executive Debbie Preston, asking for it to be dismissed.     In February an employee of the Broome County's Sheriff's... more

Conklin Economy Gets National Attention VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2015 - Conklin is receiving national attention as the town continues to consider seceding from the state of New York in response  to the governor's ban on fracking and poor economic conditions. Fox... more

National Attention For Conklin, So. Tier Economic Struggles VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2015 - Fracking and other economic issues have prompted leaders in a number of Southern Tier towns to study the idea of seceding from New York. One town leader is now taking his message to a national stage.... more

A Former Sheriff's Deputy Files Harassment Lawsuit Against County Executive Debbie Preston VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2015 - A former Broome County Sheriff's Deputy files a harassment lawsuit against  County Executive Debbie Preston. The plaintiff Dawn Schafer claims the harassment and discrimination forced her to retire... more

Conklin Man Arrested for Allegedly Choking His Wife VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2015 - A Conklin man was arrested after State Police say he choked his wife during a dispute while his two young children were present.     Troopers were called to Barbara Avenue in Conklin around 9... more

Police Search for Suspect in Bank Robbery VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2014 - Authorities are looking for the suspect responsible for a bank robbery in the Town of Conklin. According to the New York State police a thin white male robbed Peoples Security Bank located on 1026... more

Three Charged in Meth Lab Bust VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2014 - Three people from Johnson City, including a teenager, are charged after police say they found a meth lab at a home in the village.   22-year-old Joshua Diaz, 20-year-old Desiree Buckley, and... more

Broome County Sheriff Votes in Conklin VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - As we mentioned the position of Broome County sheriff is also on the ballot today. Four-term incumbent republican Sheriff Dave Harder voted in Conklin Tuesday morning. At the polls -- the sheriff... more

New Superintendent for S-V Schools VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - The Susquehanna Valley School District has named a new superintendent. Joseph Dyer will succeed the retiring Gerardo Tagliaferri, who is retiring after 27 years.  Dyer is currently serving in his... more

Employees At HP Hood Plant May Keep Their Jobs VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2014 - A new twist in the closing of the Hood Plant. That could mean good news  for workers who thought they would be out of a job.     Two days after Hood broke the news it was was shutting down its... more

Data Business to Add 200 Jobs in Conklin VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2014 - A data services company which employs 60 people in Deposit is expanding to Conklin with the expectation of adding up to 200 jobs in a new facility.     ADEC solutions USA is buying a building at... more

Binghamton Man Facing Felony Charges for DWI VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2014 - A Binghamton man is facing felony charges for aggravate driving while intoxicated after police say his blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit. State police arrested 28 year... more

Homes Destroyed by Flood to be Demolished VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2014 - Almost $1.5 million in federal dollars are on their way to the Town of Conklin to demolish 52 homes destroyed by the flood of 2011. Conklin Town Supervisor showed us a home on June street. He... more

Plans Underway for Conklin Housing Project VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2014 - While some homes are being demolished in Conklin, others could be popping up. The town is working with a private developer and the Broome County IDA to create a housing complex for seniors and... more

Millions to Vestal, Conklin for Flood Buyouts VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2014 - Over 3 million dollars from FEMA will go to the towns of Conklin and Vestal to buy out  dozens of properties ravaged in the 2011 floods.     Vestal was awarded over one-point-nine million dollars... more

Construction in Conklin VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2014 - If you use Powers Road in the Town of Conklin, you will have to find an alternate route next week. A part of Powers Road will be closed due to upgrades of the railroad crossing. Powers Road will... more

Walking with Survivors VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2014 - Cancer survivors are often faced with many challenges, both mentally and physically. Many came to Conlkin to celebrate their lives with friends and family by doing the LiveStrong cancer walk which... more

Conklin Fair Begins VIEW VIDEO
July 18, 2014 - What better way to spend the weekend than at a fair? The Conklin Fair kicked off  Friday night for the 43rd annual year. With fairs come the usual games, food and rides. But its the first year... more

Underaged Man Arrested With Drugs and Alcohol VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2014 - An underage Conklin man is facing charges after he was found with a partially consumed bottle of alcohol and nearly a half pound of marijuana in his car. Police were patrolling Stillwater Road in... more

New Details on Fatal Motorcycle Crash VIEW VIDEO
June 9, 2014 - We have new details involving the fatal Whitney Point motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Conklin man.     50-year-old Barr Terry was traveling south on State Route 11 when his 2012... more

Fire in Conklin Paper Company VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2014 - Employees at International Paper in Conklin put out an equipment fire this afternoon, leaving only smoke and a few burning embers for the fire companies who responded. The fire happened around... more

Veterans' Memorial Unveiled in Conklin VIEW VIDEO
May 31, 2014 - Eight years after it was conceived --the unveiling Saturday in Conklin of a veterans memorial with the names of those who fought in all the nation's wars. Vince Briga has the story: For World War... more

Family, Pets Escape Conklin Trailer Fire VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2014 - A family and their pets were safe Monday night, from what could have been a dangerous fire. Tonight at 1808 Conklin Road, in Conklin, smoke was coming from a trailer at around 8PM, at the Fountain... more

Man Dead after Conklin Car Crash VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2014 - A Conklin man is dead after a car crash late last night. The Broome County Sheriff's Office responded to the one car accident on 196 Conklin Forks Road in the town of Conklin. They found a 2001... more

Binghamton Man Arrested After Fight with Girlfriend VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2014 - A fight between a boyfriend and a girlfriend leads to a man spending time behind bars. Broome County deputies say the fight started at a home in Conklin where David Ware, 28, reportedly hit his... more

State Troopers Saves Man Trapped Under a Car VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2014 - A man is lucky to be alive after he became trapped under his car, and he now has four State Troopers to thank. According to State Police, 23-year old Devin Tompkins was trapped face down under... more

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Frank McCaffrey is the 10 o'clock anchor and Managing Editor at Fox 40. He was born in Schenectady and loves the area. On top of that...more

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