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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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