Storm Update From Preston & Emergency Services

At approximately 4:30 PM, a line of severe thunderstorms began to impact Broome County. These storms moved across the county from West to East at approximately 50mph, remaining generally south of the Susquehanna River. There were three reported tornado sightings in the southwestern portion of the county, none reported to have touched down.

2014 Veterans Day Parade

The Broome County Parade Committee is calling for participants in the 2013 Veterans Day Parade set for November 11 at 2 PM stepping off from American Legion Post 80 in Binghamton.

To participate, organizations should contact Sandra Junker, Chairperson of the Pararde Committee, at 607-765-7807, or 27 Frederick Drive, Apalachin, NY 13732.

(downloadable registration form available here to sign up for the Parade now)

Broome County Unveils New “Purple Heart County” Highway Signs

Broome County Legislator Scott Baker (R-Windsor) was joined by Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Department of New York, NYSDOT and other county and municipal officials to unveil new Purple Heart County signage on major state highway entrances throughout Broome County.

Prescription Drop Off at County Office Building

Binghamton, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston joined Broome County Sheriff David Harder to announce that a prescription drop box has been placed in the lobby of the Broome County Office Building.

County Donates Dasher Boards to Town of Union

Town of Union, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston joined Legislators Jason Shaw, Greg Baldwin and Matt Pasquale, as well as Town of Union Supervisor Rose Sotak and Councilman Frank Bertoni to announce the County is donating dasher boards so the Town of Union can build an ice rink at Highland Park.

Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena

Binghamton, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston joined David and William Maines and Broome County Legislator Daniel J. Reynolds to commemorate the official name change from the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena to the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.

Preston Announces Changes in County Executive Office

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston outlined changes she’s making in the Broome County Executive Office.

Rich Wilson Concert Cancelled

Binghamton, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, along with Director of Parks, Recreation and Youth Service Art Garrison announces that tonight’s (7/8/14) Broome Bands Together Concert featuring Rich Wilson has been cancelled due to the threat of severe weather.

Binghamton Walk of Fame to Move to Forum Theatre

Binghamton, NY – The 44 stars of the Binghamton Walk of Fame will soon have a new home.

Broome County Opens Handicapped Accessible Playground

Town of Dickinson, NY – Broome County Executive Debbie Preston is pleased to announce the opening of a brand new handicapped accessible playground at Otsiningo Park in the Town of Dickinson.