Vestal schools are number one--that's what Business first magazine says for the third consecutive year about the Vestal Central School District.
The ranking puts it at the top of districts in the Binghamton-Elmira area. The area includes Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware and Tioga counties.
The rankings reflect the collective performance of each district's schools from grades k-12. Data included graduation rates, high school exam scores, and elementary and middle school test scores. Maine-Endwell ranked second and Owego-Apalachin third.
Broome County Executive Announces Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced today that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
Preston has been in office since 2012.
In a statement, Preston said she has no plans to stop working and that she feels great both physically and mentally.
Preston went on to say, "I've never backed down from a fight in my life. I've won some and I've lost some. But I've certainly won more than I've lost. And this fight against cancer is one that I intend to win."
Right now, Preston... more
Effects of Wine on Kidney Disease VIEW VIDEO
An occasional glass of wine may help keep your kidneys healthy.
Furthermore, for those who already have kidney disease, moderate wine drinking might help the heart.
When researchers looked at... more
Man Under Bed Arrested
State police tell us a wanted Kirkwood man jumped his bail, and then jumped under a bed.
Police say that 42-year-old James Kennerup was arrested for bail jumping and criminal possession of a... more