Roberson holiday tours winding down

first_imgTours of the mansion decked out for the Christmas will be offered through Sunday, January 5. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Time is running out to learn about what Christmas would have been like at the Roberson Mansion back in the early 1900’s. “They just come year after year and they bring their children, I know I grew up in the area and I came here as a child and then I brought my children here,” Schultz said. Schultz also tells 12 News that while the tours may be winding down for this year the tradition will continue next holiday season. While the Roberson Mansion sets the scene, the tour also focuses on the history of Christmas traditions in general. Senior Museum Educator Cheryl Schultz tells 12 News that the tour is an important holiday tradition in the area, one that has been passed down through generations. last_img read more

96 year old dry cleaner continues to help community through pandemic

first_imgThey continue to provide delivery bags for residential service where they just leave it outside the door and we pick it up and bring it backed clean and fresh. “It’s just a continuation of what we do in this community, a privilege in part but necessary to help those that need us,” he says. Paul Resciniti’s grandma began the business he now calls his own. Resciniti took over the business from his father in 1980. He wants to continue his model of business because that is what the dry cleaners has always done. In his 40’s year of running the dry cleaner, he says he’s never seen “anything close” to COVID-19. Resciniti’s business has been deemed essential since the beginning of the virus. The business had to alter some of their plans but Resciniti said they continue to operate on a normal schedule. “Like” Jacob Seus on Facebook and “Follow” him on Twitter.center_img “We have no hesitation’s about helping people, it’s what we do,” Resciniti told 12 News. Reciniti said they are trying to make it as normal as possible to do business for people “We’ve been here for a lot of years, we have had tremendous support from the community and we are not going to turn out backs on their needs,” Resciniti. Among those that need the business are front line workers washing their uniform. Resciniti said that is just a part of their everyday job. “We’re not going to miss out on providing a servicing the community,” he says. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – Resciniti Dry Cleaners has been a long time staple in the Binghamton community. They’ve been in business since 1924.last_img read more

Binghamton Parks and Rec bringing Memorial Day fun to you

first_imgOn the Binghamton Park and Recreation’s Facebook page, they have created a list of activities you can do from home. It is designed for children but reaches all ages. Some of the activities include arts and crafts and exercises that you can do to stay active. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – Normally, parks are filled on Memorial Day weekend but this year, Binghamton Parks and Recreation is bringing the fun to your home. “We actually have a lot of people that interact with them. They love to post, or they will comment. We encourage people to comment below what you’ve done,” said parks supervisor Jake Brigham.last_img read more

Police, organizers cooperate for peaceful protest in Norwich

first_imgNORWICH (WBNG) — Authorities in Norwich say the police department has worked with protest organizers for a peaceful demonstration Thursday. According to the the Norwich Police department’s Facebook page, the downtown Norwich area will have a “heavy” law enforcement presence throughout the afternoon and early evening hours. The public has been asked to avoid the downtown area around West Park and the Courthouse.center_img The police department says it appreciates the cooperation of the organizers for a peaceful protest.last_img read more

2 injured in rollover crash

first_imgAccording to police, the vehicle was traveling east on State Route 17 near exit 84 when it went off the road and rolled for an unknown reason. The driver, a 65-year-old male, was transported to Wilson Hospital by Hancock Ambulance for head lacerations. A 20-year-old female passenger was transported to Wilson Hospital by LifeNet for head injuries. A 52-year-old female passenger was not injured. State Police say the accident remains under investigation.center_img DEPOSIT (WBNG) — State Police say a vehicle involved in a rollover crash has left two people injured. last_img read more

Tioga County Boys and Girls Club holds annual free Thanksgiving dinner

first_imgAll participants had to do was pull up to the site and indicate how many meals they needed then pop their trunk. Volunteers then put the meals in their trunk. Organizers say the goal was to provide as many meals as possible to those who need them. They started giving out the meals at 3 p.m. this afternoon and said they’d be there until the last one was gone. “It’s turkey breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, dinner rolls, and pumpkin pie,” Curatolo said. “Because everyone needs pumpkin pie for dinner, right?”center_img Volunteer Lisa Curatolo says each meal is filled with Thanksgiving favorites. OWEGO (WBNG) — The Tioga County Boys and Girls Club held a free Thanksgiving dinner for members of the community. last_img read more