Delaware County sees 1st death from COVID19

first_imgTwo people have fully recovered. The county says the person was hospitalized and died Wednesday. There are 19 positive cases of the county. 43 people are in mandatory quarantine and nine are in precautionary quarantine. (WBNG) — Delaware County says it recorded its first death from the coronavirus. The gender, age, length of illness and whether or not they had underlying health issues will not be released, the county says.last_img

State Police: Two people in critical condition after shots fired in Harpursville

first_img6:52 p.m. UPDATE: ——————————————————————————————— “On Friday night, June 19, New York State Police responded to an incident in Harpursville involving a Broome County employee. The incident is currently under investigation by New York State Police. Ourthoughts and prayers are with the family during this tragic time.” Authorities say Timothy J. Wilcox, 38, shot his estranged wife, Meghan M. Wilcox, 35, before shooting himself. HARPURSVILLE (WBNG) — New York State Police say a man shot and injured his wife and himself late Friday night in Harpursville. SUNDAY 3:37 p.m. UPDATE: The Broome County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the incident. T. Wilcox is a peace officer with the Broome County Security Division. ——————————————————————————————– In an official press release, it said: Police also say a 16-year-old boy was at the house during the shooting, but was not injured. M. Wilcox is now in critical condition at Wilson Hospital in Johnson City, and T. Wilcox has since been flown to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse where he is also in critical condition. New York State Police say the investigation is ongoing. HARPURSVILLE (WBNG) — Broome County released this statement regarding the incident. HARPURSVILLE (WBNG) — As of Sunday, New York State Police say both people involved in the incident remain in critical condition.last_img read more

Susquehanna Community School District pauses fall sports

first_imgSupko says the district hasn’t thought about moving sports to the spring. Supko also mentioned the district will be doing hybrid learning for when school begins. SUSQUEHANNA, Pa (WBNG) — The Susquehanna Community School District announced they are pausing all fall sports.  “Currently, there’s not many schools in our conference that are pushing it back or cancelling it,” Supko said. “So that seems to be off the table at this time.”center_img The decision was made by Standing Superintendent Peter Supko.  After a rise in COVID-19 cases in the county, the district made the decision to cancel all sports practices for the next two weeks, then will reassess the situation. last_img

Free meals will continue through end of school year for Broome, Tioga students

first_imgFor more details, click here. BOCES Senior Food Services Director Mark Bordeau explained originally the free meals were only set to go until December or even earlier if there wasn’t enough money. Bordeau explained this move is also helpful from a logistical standpoint because managing handing out meals and collecting payment with students schedules both in-person and at home would have been difficult. Now, breakfast, lunches and weekend and holiday meals are guaranteed through the end of June for all public school students in the 15 districts that make up the Broome Tioga BOCES region. (WBNG) — Many students in Broome and Tioga counties can now continue to eat free through the end of the school year, all thanks to an extension of a federally-funded program.last_img