Carving begins for new Owego Strawberry
Carving begins for new Owego Strawberry

Alongside the festival today, work began to keep another Owego tradition alive. Carving began for a new Owego wooden Strawberry, set to be displayed on one of the town's busiest roads. In order to replace the rotting original, over $3,000 were raised by t

Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church holds annual festival

Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church holds annual festival

One of the most popular places to be in the Southern Tier today was the Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Johnson City. The church held its annual festival, seeing thousands of residents flood in for festivities and delicious Ukrainian cuisine fro

Senior Spotlight: Waverly

Senior Spotlight: Waverly

Our Senior Spotlight, brought to you by Nirchi's and Tioga State Bank, continues in Waverly. After graduation, valedictorian Joseph Tomasso will be majoring in finance at the College of William and Mary Salutatorian Abigail Blauvelt will be attending Sain

Governor Hochul warns of high heat across New York

Governor Hochul warns of high heat across New York

Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the extreme heat expected to blanket the state later this week. Heat and humidity are expected to be on the rise, starting Monday. They'll peak Tuesday and Wednesday with "feels like" temperatures predicted to

West Family YMCA Playground Gets Clean During United Way's Day of Action

West Family YMCA Playground Gets Clean During United Way's Day of Action

Half a dozen volunteers cleaned up the West Family YMCA in Johnson City this morning as part of the United Way's annual Day of Action.

The Celebration Continues at Strawberry Festival with the Annual Block Party

The Celebration Continues at Strawberry Festival with the Annual Block Party

Owego celebrates the second night of the 42nd Strawberry Festival with the annual block party throughout the streets of downtown on Friday, June 14. The thousands in attendance got a taste of some live music, food, craft beers, and of course strawberries.

Botched FAFSA rollout creates headaches for Southern Tier students

Botched FAFSA rollout creates headaches for Southern Tier students

Delayed financial aid meant valedictorian Aubrie Kastenhuber was the only one not representing her college on decision day

American Legion Post 82 Teams Up with American Red Cross for Endicott Community Blood Drive

American Legion Post 82 Teams Up with American Red Cross for Endicott Community Blood Drive

American Legion Post 82 teamed up with the American Red Cross to host the post's first-ever blood drive on Friday, June 14. Around 40 people gave blood this afternoon, all going to the American Red Cross. Today's drive helped provide more exposure for Ame

100 Years Ago: June 14, 2024

100 Years Ago: June 14, 2024

100 years ago today, Flag Day was observed with two ceremonies this afternoon, one at the new Elks Club building on Washington Street, and the other was at the formal dedication of Recreation Park.

2024 Senior Spotlight: Owego Free Academy

2024 Senior Spotlight: Owego Free Academy

Fox 40 is honoring the area's best and brightest in our Fox 40 Senior Spotlight series brought to you by Tioga State Bank and Nirchi's Pizza. Today we are highlighting Owego Free Academy.

Norwich Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Norwich Man Arrested on Drug Charges

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office says a Norwich man is facing several drug charges after he was arrested earlier this week.

Kirkwood Man Found Guilty on Gun Charge After Traffic Stop

Kirkwood Man Found Guilty on Gun Charge After Traffic Stop

A Kirkwood man was found guilty on a weapons charge in Broome County Court.

SUNY Broome students get hands-on experience at Kentucky Derby

SUNY Broome students get hands-on experience at Kentucky Derby

Students from the hospitality department got to put what they've been learning in the classroom to the test at the Kentucky Derby.

Traffic to Be Impacted by Owego Strawberry Festival

Traffic to Be Impacted by Owego Strawberry Festival

As the 2024 Owego Strawberry Festival begins tonight, Owego Police want to remind motorists that some streets will be closed and there will be detours.

Child Seat Safety Check Event at Broome County Sheriff's Office Next Week

Child Seat Safety Check Event at Broome County Sheriff's Office Next Week

A free child car seat safety check event will be available for parents and guardians next week in Binghamton.

Highway Work Planned in Broome Week of June 17th

Highway Work Planned in Broome Week of June 17th

Motorists are advised to be aware of highway work that is scheduled to occur next week throughout the county.

Lesko June 13th: 2024 Mid-Year Money Check

Lesko June 13th: 2024 Mid-Year Money Check

The half-point of the year is a good time to do a financial check-up.

Lesko Wealth Management Advisor R.J. Barber explains what it is and what steps are involved.

City of Binghamton Continues to Upgrade Road Infrastructure Throughout the Summer

City of Binghamton Continues to Upgrade Road Infrastructure Throughout the Summer

Starting in early spring, city of Binghamton workers got right to work with this year's city road improvements, a nearly 9.3 million dollar investment. The latest work is being done on the west side. "This includes everything from paving roads, reconstruc

Junior League of Binghamton Announces Details for 2025 Designer Show House Fundraiser

Junior League of Binghamton Announces Details for 2025 Designer Show House Fundraiser

The Junior League of Binghamton announced details regarding its Designer Show House 2025 fundraiser taking place at the Kilmer Mansion. The show will transport you back in time, transforming the mansion into a 1900s-themed experience. Attendees will have

A look at Binghamton's entertainment history

A look at Binghamton's entertainment history

Did you know the city's entertainment history began in the 1800s at an opera house on Chenango Street?

Broome County Law Enforcement Awarded Over $800k from State

Broome County Law Enforcement Awarded Over $800k from State

Broome County Law Enforcement is being awarded over $800,000 from the state, one of 21 counties being supported through the state's gun-involved violence elimination, or G.I.V.E. Initiative. Binghamton Police Department will be receiving over $370,000 and

2024 Senior Spotlight: Tioga Central

2024 Senior Spotlight: Tioga Central

Fox 40 is honoring the area's best and brightest in our Fox 40 Senior Spotlight series brought to you by Tioga State Bank and Nirchi's Pizza. Today we are featuring Tioga Central.

Fox 40 Sports Win Two NYSBA Awards

Fox 40 Sports Win Two NYSBA Awards

Fox 40 Sports has won two New York State Broadcasters Association Awards for the department's continued coverage of all things Southern Tier Sports. The Fox 40 Sports team won best sports segment for their 10 pm coverage from November 17th, 2023, which ca

Guns and Drugs Found During Search in Johnson City

Guns and Drugs Found During Search in Johnson City

The Johnson City Police Department says a Johnson City man is charged after a search warrant was executed in Johnson City Wednesday night.

Greene Man Sentenced to State Prison on Drug Charge After Traffic Stop in Broome

Greene Man Sentenced to State Prison on Drug Charge After Traffic Stop in Broome

A Greene man has been sentenced to state prison after being found with methamphetamine during a traffic stop last fall in Broome County.

Binghamton Felon Sentenced After Possessing Ammunition

Binghamton Felon Sentenced After Possessing Ammunition

A Binghamton man has been sentenced to nearly a year and a half in federal prison for possessing ammunition as a felon.

Richard T. Stank Middle School Students Enjoy a Health and Wellness Day

Richard T. Stank Middle School Students Enjoy a Health and Wellness Day

Richard T. Stank Middle School students in Conklin enjoyed a health and wellness day on Wednesday, June 12. The day began with students participating in community-building activities followed by a motivational speech from Olympic powerlifter Bill Clark. S

Broome County Foster Grandparent Program Honors its Volunteers from this School Year

Broome County Foster Grandparent Program Honors its Volunteers from this School Year

The Broome County Foster Grandparent Program honored and celebrated 35 volunteers for their work in classrooms and daycare centers on Wednesday, June 12. The volunteers served as classroom mentors throughout the 2023-2024 school year, helping out children

10th Annual Fill A Glass With Hope Campaign Kicks-Off During National Dairy Month

10th Annual Fill A Glass With Hope Campaign Kicks-Off During National Dairy Month

Now in it's 10th year, the fill a glass with hope campaign looks to raise money to bring farm fresh milk to local food banks and pantry's. The campaign comes as milk is one of the most sought after items by those at food banks.

Owego businesses prepare for the biggest event of the year

Owego businesses prepare for the biggest event of the year

"It's an immediate impact," said President and CEO of the chamber, Sabrina Henriques about the impact of the festival on businesses.

2024 Senior Spotlight: Binghamton

2024 Senior Spotlight: Binghamton

Fox 40 is honoring the area's best and brightest in our Fox 40 Senior Spotlight series brought to you by Tioga State Bank and Nirchi's Pizza. 

100 Years Ago: June 12, 2024

100 Years Ago: June 12, 2024

100 years ago today, a party will be held tonight at the Colored Citizens' Club at their building at the corner of Henry and State Streets, to celebrate the lease of the building which was given to the club by Mrs. George F. Johnson.

Owego ready for 42nd annual Strawberry Fest

Owego ready for 42nd annual Strawberry Fest

Today, officials cut the ribbon for the 42nd Strawberry Fest ahead of this weekend's festivities. The fun officially kicks off tomorrow evening with the Rock N Run at Hickories Park. A block party will take over the streets on Friday night. And the main e

Dave & Buster's Scheduled to Open at End of July

Dave & Buster's Scheduled to Open at End of July

Dave & Buster's officials say the new Dave & Buster's that is coming to Johnson City is on schedule to open at the end of July this summer.

New K9 Joins Broome County Sheriff's Office

New K9 Joins Broome County Sheriff's Office

The Broome County Sheriff's Office welcomed a new member to the force Wednesday morning.

Four Arrested in North Norwich on Drug Charges

Four Arrested in North Norwich on Drug Charges

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office says four people were arrested on drug charges on Monday.

Broome County Sheriff's Office Featured Warrant

Broome County Sheriff's Office Featured Warrant

The Broome County Sheriff's Office says it is seeking a man wanted on an outstanding warrant.

BCSO Attempting to ID Suspect in Town of Chenango Criminal Mischief Incident

BCSO Attempting to ID Suspect in Town of Chenango Criminal Mischief Incident

The Broome County Sheriff's Office is investigating a criminal mischief incident in the Town of Chenango and is asking for help in identifying the suspect.

2024 Senior Spotlight: Newark Valley

2024 Senior Spotlight: Newark Valley

Fox 40 is honoring the area's best and brightest in our Fox 40 Senior Spotlight series brought to you by Tioga State Bank and Nirchi's Pizza.

What to Know About New State Proposal Not Requiring Regents to Graduate

What to Know About New State Proposal Not Requiring Regents to Graduate

On Monday, June 10, the New York State Department of Education announced its proposal of a four-step transformation of the state's graduation requirements, including students not being required to pass the Regents examinations to graduate. "It's been a wo

Construction Begins on $21.2 Million Whitney Point Bridge and Safety Project

Construction Begins on $21.2 Million Whitney Point Bridge and Safety Project

Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Department of Transportation announced the start of a new bridge and safety project in the village of Whitney Point. The $21.2 million project will replace the U.S. Route 11 bridge over the Tioughnioga River, c