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Maine-Endwell holds "Battle of the Buildings" VIEW VIDEO
March 20, 2014 - It's not the kids:  It's the teachers at one local district who are playing games, racing around, and even laughing out loud: That's what went on at Maine-Endwell Thursday night.   There were... more

Sex Offender Parole Violation VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - A fugitive sex offender was taken into custody early Wednesday morning in the town of Maine. Authorities say that Timothy Benninger was arrested at 2191 Route 26, without incident, on a New York... more

Maine House Fire Extinguished Thanks to First Responders VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2014 - A house that caught fire in Maine Monday morning is salvageable thanks to an observant fire crew. Firefighters were already on Route 26 headed to another fire when they saw smoke in the... more

Pennsylvania Man Charged with Forcibly Touching Girl VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2014 - A Pennsylvania man is under arrest, accused of forcibly touching a 16-year-old girl. 61-year-old Loren Winn of Thompson, Pennsylvania is charged with touching the girl in 2011. Police say the... more

Maine-Endwell No Longer Fiscally Stressed VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2014 - A local superintendent says his district is no longer as fiscally stressed as a current report suggests. As we've reported 87 New York school districts were named fiscally stressed by the state's... more

From the Garden to the Bookshelf VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2013 - What do you do when you grow too many vegetables? Maine-Endwell students decided to cook their extra produce grown in the Spartan Garden and sell their soups and sauces for a good cause. Over 100... more

County Legislature Adopts 2014 Budget VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2013 - The Broome County Legislature adopted a budget Thursday evening That will provide more funding for contract agencies than was expected. In September, County Executive Debbie Preston proposed an... more

Residents Concerned About Cost of New M-E Facilities VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2013 - Maintenance costs and security were some of the concerns voiced Thursday night at a public hearing on improvements being made to Maine-Endwell's athletic facilities. Thomas Tull, a 1988 graduate... more

Former School Building Re-Opens as Community Center VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2013 - The Nanticoke Valley Historical Society hosted a "Snack and Dessert Cabaret" in the Town of Maine, Sunday.   The program marked the 1st public event held in the J. Ralph Ingalls building since... more

New Technology Makes for Changing Cell Phone Policies VIEW VIDEO
August 30, 2013 - Three years ago, the Union-Endicott Student Code of Conduct read: "No cell phones. period, the end," said U-E Superintendent of Schools Dr. Suzanne McLeod. Advances in technology caused the... more

BGM Revenue Boosting Project
August 29, 2013 - An improvement project costing three quarters of a million dollars now completed at the Greater Binghamton Airport. County Executive Debbie Preston was on hand for the unveiling. Twenty new... more

M-E Grad Provides Generous Gift for Sports Facilities VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2013 - The Maine-Endwell School District is close to accepting a multi-million dollar gift that will upgrade M-E's sports facilities...   Thomas Tull, a 1988 graduate of M-E and chairman of Legendary... more

Maine Fire Destroys Home VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - A home in Maine, New York was destroyed by a fire early  Thursday morning. According to the Maine Fire Chief the fire department  received a call around 7:30am to 99 Lewis Street. Eight fire... more

Greater Binghamton Airport Heats Things Up VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2013 - The Greater Binghamton Airport is set to become the first in the country to use geothermal energy to heat its aircraft parking ramp. The new system is expected to be fully installed by the end of... more

Pillars of the Community
June 26, 2013 - TOWN OF MAINE -- Visitors to the Greater Binghamton Airport will get an up-close look at "Pillars of the Community." Eleven businesses and organizations are sponsoring columns at the airport. ... more

Road Rage Incident Leads to Three Arrests VIEW VIDEO
June 8, 2013 - MAINE -- A Town of Maine man and his two sons are arrested after a road rage incident. Sheriffs say 43-year old Joseph Kocian and his two sons, 20-year-old Mason and 18-year-old Adam, saw three... more

Police: Woman Arrested for Domestic Violence
June 2, 2013 - MAINE -- A violent domestic dispute lands a woman in Broome County Jail. 49-year-old Cherie G. Savage was arrested Saturday night in the Town of Maine. Deputies responded to a 6:15 p.m. report of... more

Voters decide fate of school budgets VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2013 - Voters were at the polls Tuesday, deciding to accept or reject school budgets in the many districts throughout the Southern Tier.   As has been the case for the last several years, the tough... more

School Budgets: When Two Percent Isn't Two Percent. VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2013 - When is two percent not two percent? When it comes to the state's two-percent tax cap. "So the number may actually be five percent or eight percent," said Catherine Klein of the New York State... more

M-E On-Line Budget Chat VIEW VIDEO
May 14, 2013 - The annual budget vote for Maine Endwell is a week away, and anyone with unanswered questions is in luck. The superintendent of schools, board members, and other officials will all be available... more

Family Welcomes Home Soldier VIEW VIDEO
April 5, 2013 - Michelle Kane has been waiting a year to say these words.  "Welcome home Joe.." M-E alum Joe Kane decided to enlist in the military two years ago.  He is part of the 173rd Airborne Infantry... more

State Aid Could Save Two Positions at M-E VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2013 - The Maine Endwell School District now knows they could see an additional $478,000 in state aid.  If the state budget is passed as is-- the district will receive $1.4 million more than last year. ... more

M-E Board of Education Holds 7th Budget Workshop VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2013 - It's getting closer to April 22-- the day Maine-Endwell Superintendent Jason Van Fossen says they need to adopt a budget. On Thursday, the Board of Education participated in their seventh budget... more

Maple Syrup Makers Hopeful in 2013 VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2013 - Although many hope the ground hog will predict an early spring, Michael Blachek hopes for six more weeks of winter. "40 (degrees) in the day time for about seven-eight hours.  Then drop down to... more

M-E ups anti-bullying efforts VIEW VIDEO
February 20, 2013 - ENDWELL -- The Maine-Endwell School District is cracking down on bullying with a new and improved bully reporting system.     The district used grant money to purchase a new web-based software... more

M-E Flautist Will Join U.S. Marine Band VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2013 - Brooke Bart first picked up a flute when she was in the 4th grade.  "I picked it up, I made a sound on it which was really exciting for me.  Since then I fell in love with it," says Brooke Bart. ... more

M-E Online Budget Chat VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2013 - Maine-Endwell is still seeking public comment about the school district budget, and it's going on-line to do it. It opened a web-site Wednesday evening, allowing parents, taxpayers, and residents... more

M-E On-Line for School Budget Chat VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2013 - With a 3.8 million dollar deficit, the Maine-Endwell School District  is looking to make 3.8 million dollars in reductions.   Whether that's through not filling retirements or layoffs, there are... more

M-E Budge Discussion Continues VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2013 - Lots of cuts still being discussed by the Maine-Endwell School District.     Although administrators are trying to minimize the impact, parents, students and teachers worry that the staff and... more

Song Writer Sings Anti-Bullying Message VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2013 - A local singer and song writer is doing more than sharing  his melodies.   Jared Campbell is also delivering an anti-bullying message. He visited the Maine Memorial Elementary School Thursday to... more

New Tool to Find Jobs in the Town of Union VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2013 - TOWN OF UNION -- The Town of Union Economic Development Office has launched a new program call "Jobs for YOUnion" where job openings are posted to the Town of Union's website free of charge to all... more

New Town of Union Councilman Appointed VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2013 - TOWN OF UNION -- The Town of Union has a new board member as of Friday.  Life long Town of Union resident and former zoning board member Lenny Cicciarelli was appointed and sworn in Friday afternoon... more

More Cuts to Come for M-E VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2013 - No more kindergarten or after school sports, one option to solve the budget deficit in the Main-Endwell School District. "We have a $3.8 million deficit we have to address.  We literally have no... more

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