Contact Us
Local News

Local News - Page 10

Photo: photodeti
Photo: photodeti

Man Knits Tiny Sweaters for Birds

109-year-old Alfred “Alfie” Date may be the world’s cutest clothing designer. The Australian man doesn’t just limit his talents to making human clothing though. Lately he has been more focused on making tiny sweaters for tiny birds

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News Tags:
iStock
iStock

Fires Prompt Safety Reminders About Heating Homes and Thawing Pipes

Fire officials say attempts to thaw pipes with a propane heating device called a Salamander at Post Trailer Park in Apalachin started a fire that destroyed a family’s mobile home.

The blaze was reported at around 1 p

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News
Chris Schmidt Photo
Chris Schmidt Photo

Union-Endicott Honors New Hall of Fame Inductees

Union-Endicott High School's Athletic Hall of Fame added two new members February 13t in a ceremony at halftime of the Tigers' girls home basketball game with Horseheads. 

Read More

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

April Run Will Honor Slain Johnson City Police Officer Smith

The Patrolman David D.W. Smith Memorial Committee is hosting at 5K run/walk in memory of the slain Johnson City Police Officer April 12, starting at the Johnson City Police Department.

Participants should register by March 19th for a fee of $20 for adult and $10 for children 17 and under

Read More

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Dangerous Wind Chills for the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is warning of extremely dangerous wind chills for February 16.

Wind chills could register as low as 40 below zero with ambient air temperatures registering below zero combined with winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News, News
Photo courtesy of the Rescue Mission
Photo courtesy of the Rescue Mission

Freeze Out 5K to End Homelessness on Southern Tier Close Up

Program Manager at the Binghamton Rescue Mission, Michael Ross appears on the February 14 edition of the weekly, local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up to talk about the February 28 Freeze Out 5K to End Homelessness run/walk

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News
TheFW Mailman
Christine Gritmon

Postal Service Asks to have Snow Cleared for Carriers

While the Twin Tiers continues to be hit with winter weather it hasn’t experienced in years, officials with one important service are asking for a little consideration.

The U.S. Postal Service says it’s important that residents and businesses clear a path to the mailbox

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Street Lights go LED

Global technology solutions firm, Johnson Controls will be switching Binghamton's street lights to LED bulbs.

The $4 million project should be complete by early 2016.

There are 7,000 street lights being converted to LED

Read More

WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Go Red for Women Helps Fight Heart Disease

People all around the nation participate in the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women day February 6. 

Read More

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Recent Illnesses in the Twin Tiers Discussed on Southern Tier Close Up

Is it a cold or the flu?  What do you do to feel better? What do you do to keep from getting sick?

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://991thewhale.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Whale Nation quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Whale Nation contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.