Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 8:26:03 PM

Local News

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Judge Declares Mistrial In PE Teacher Case

A former Newark Valley physical education teacher will continue to fight the district in court.

A judge declared a mistrial in the case of Wilcox v. Newark Valley Central School District on Friday.

Lyndsey Wilcox had been dating Todd Broxmeyer, a volunteer field hockey coach.  Broxmeyer was fired in 2007 and charged with child pornography and having sexual relations with underage girls.

Wilcox was fired in March of 2008 and her attorney says it has prevented her from getting another teaching job and has damaged her reputation.  He says he wants to see over a million dollars in damages.

"She has been out of work six years.  She hasn't been able to teach.  She's had her reputation ruined and she had an impeccable reputation.  Witness after witness came in and testified, even the district witnesses conceded she was an excellent teacher," said Attorney Ronald Benjamin.

"I'm just really upset and completely disappointed and I'm just not ready to talk about anything at this time," said Lyndsey Wilcox, Plantiff.

The school district called for a mistrial.  Benjamin says the evidence wasn't presented in a way the judge wasn't satisfied with.

A new trial will start September 3, 2013.


View Related Articles: Newark Valley or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Back Back

Binghamton web design and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet

Additional Articles

Owego Mayor Kevin Millar in Court for Pre-Trial Conference VIEW VIDEO
The DWI case against Owego Mayor Kevin Millar has been adjourned until next month. That is the result of a pre-trial conference in Waverly Thursday afternoon. A toxicology report is still not... more

Casino at Tioga Downs would mean Golf Course VIEW VIDEO
If Tioga Downs wins a license from the state to operate as a casino you may want to take your clubs. Wednesday Tioga Downs announced it will enter into a partnership with the Tioga Country Club in... more

Boys and Girls Club Needs Matching Grant VIEW VIDEO
The clock is now ticking for the Boys and Girls Club of Western Broome to get your donations. The club has received a Sports Matter Matching Grant from Dick Sporting Goods for $11,752. But the... more

Binghamton Housing Authority Moves Towards Smoke Free Apartments VIEW VIDEO
A number of public housing complexes in the city of Binghamton are now smoke free. The new policy applies to all residents, visitors, and staff on the property of the Carlisle and Saratoga... more

Real Estate Sentiment Improving VIEW VIDEO
Are you looking to sell your house? Now just might be a good time. According to a new survey from the Siena Research Institute nearly twice as many New Yorkers see improvement in the real estate... more

David Introduces New Binghamton City Judge
There is a new judge in Binghamton city court. Binghamton Mayor Rich David introduced Carol Cocchiola to the community Thursday. Cocchiola was appointed to fill  the seat of Mary Ann Lehmann,... more

Binghamton Man Arrested After Reports of Shots Fired VIEW VIDEO
A man has been arrested following reports of shots fired in Binghamton on Saturday. 31-year-old Clyde Harrison of Binghamton is being accused of shooting another man in the foot with a handgun in... more

Click here for more local news...icon



 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

FOX 40 Poll

Which Social Media Site Do You Use The Most?

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...