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Science Olympiad Competition Brings Out Student Passion VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2016 - The tension was high as hundreds of high school students competed at this years Southern Tier Science Olympiad. All trying to prove that they have the skills to go to the state wide competition. ... more

Cuomo's State of the State 'Disappointing' For Local Educators VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2016 - One day after Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2016 State of the State and budget proposal, local educators are skeptical of what's in store. Superintendents of two local districts say they're disappointed... more

High School Government Class Goes to State of the State VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2016 - The governor's address today was especially exciting for some local students. The AP government and politics class at Maine-Endwell Senior High School joined about 300 students total at the event... more

Holiday travelers should expect stricter security as threat of terror looms VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - Startling acts of terrorism have recently shaken the world. As a result, travelers may notice even stricter security as they head to their holiday destinations later this month. Some local... more

M-EALS Program Needs Help Feeding Hungry Students This Holiday VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2015 - A meal program that feeds hungry Maine-Endwell students is in need of your help this holiday. M-EALS stands for Maine-Endwell Assisting Local Spartans. Throughout the year, the program delivers... more

Students Learn That Healthy Foods Can Taste Good Too VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - Kids were jumping for joy Wednesday but it wasn't because they were eating sugary foods. Wednesday was National Eating Healthy Day and students at Maine Memorial Elementary school were shown how... more

Police Officers Discover Meth Lab in Town of Maine VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - An investigation led by the Broome County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the discovery of a meth lab in the Town of Maine. Police had been searching for David A. Hartman after a federal... more

Maine-Endwell and Windsor School Districts brainstorm supporting Children growing up in Poverty VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - How can students that come from poverty be motivated to succeed? That's the question that educators from Maine-Endwell and Windsor school districts set out to find out today. Dr. Eric Jensen is a... more

Accused Murderer Fiocco Back in Court VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - The man accused of killing his common-law wife in the town of Maine was back in court Monday. 33-year-old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of 34 year old Shannon... more

Man Charged With Death of Town of Maine Woman in Court VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The man accused of killing his common-law wife in the town of Maine was back in court today with a new lawyer. 33 year old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of 34 year old... more

Maine Man Faces Felony DWI Charges VIEW VIDEO
July 11, 2015 - A Maine resident is facing felony charges  after police say he was driving under the influence. Broome County Sheriff's officials arrested 40-year-old Eric Mooney on Maine Street in the Village... more

Maine-Endwell Students Collect Cans for After Prom Party VIEW VIDEO
July 5, 2015 - After all of the Fourth of July festivities, Maine-Endwell students are asking for your cans and bottles.     Sunday, more than 15 volunteers from the school gathered in Endwell to collect cans... more

Fire Destroys Newark Valley Home, Pets Missing VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - A home is destroyed and three pets are missing after a fire broke out early Wednesday morning at a house on Pump Hill Road in Newark Valley.     Officials say the animals were were locked in the... more

Maine-Endwell Fundraiser Benefits Scholarships VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2015 - Maine-Endwell students are showing off their musical talents at a fundraising barbecue.   Sunday, more than eight hundred chicken dinners were sold at the Maine-Endwell Music Boosters' annual... more

Town of Maine Native Brings His Company Back to Area VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2015 - A Town of Maine native is bringing his company back home. Jared Bowling is the head of Lightspin Technologies, which develops semiconductor photo sensors for physics experiments or medical... more

Newark Valley Man Dies in Fatal Collision
April 26, 2015 - A Newark Valley man is dead after colliding into a tree. State Police are investigating a one vehicle fatal collision that happened Saturday morning on Fredericks Road in the Town of... more

New Attorney for Maine Man Accused of Killing Common-Law Wife VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2015 - The Town of Maine man accused of killing his common law wife was given a new public defender Wednesday.     33-year-old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder for the asphyxiation of... more

Is Common Core Opt-Out the Right Move? VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - Tests and protests. State Common Core tests began today throughout New York. 60,000 students opted out of those tests last year with more expected to this year....     Test results are used as... more

Maine-Endwell High School Students Learn Dangers of Distracted Driving VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - Maine-Endwell students are getting behind the wheel with some major distractions...driving drunk and driving while texting. It's all part of the school's hosted Save a Life tour where students were... more

Man Pleads Not Guilty of the Murder of His Girlfriend VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2015 - The Town of Maine man accused of killing his common law wife pleaded not guilty Friday in Broome County Court. 33-year-old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder for the asphyxiation of... more

Maine-Endwell PTA Holds "Protect Our Schools" Event VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2015 - Community members of the Maine-Endwell school district gathered outside the middle school Wednesday night to show their support for public education.   The educators, parents, students and... more

State DOT Holds Public Meeting Regarding Safety Improvements to Intersection in Town of Maine VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2015 - The New York State Department of Transportation held a public meeting Wednesday night at Maine Town hall to discuss plans to make safety improvements at the intersection of Route 26, East Maine Road... more

Broome County Through the Abolitionist Movement, Uncovering the Underground Railroad VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2015 - Broome County connects with the abolitionist movement -- a turning point in black history where whites and blacks - against slavery helped fugitives flee to the north along Underground Railroad.... more

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