Binghamton Police respond to shots fired on Maple Street

first_imgIf anyone as information regarding this incident, they should contact the Binghamton Police Detective Bureau at (607) 772-7080. The police department says they responded to the reports of shots fired at approximately 8:53 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene on 11 Maple Street, officers say they conducted a preliminary investigation. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Binghamton Police Patrol Division responded to reports of shots fired on Tuesday night. They say the investigation revealed that a physical dispute occurred in the street between a group of male individuals and gunshots were fired by an unknown suspect.center_img Police officials say one of the individuals involved was treated for facial injuries. They also say no one was injured from the gunshots. The police department says there is no threat to the public because they believe this incident is not a random act.last_img read more

All-ages summer league brings softball back to the diamond this summer

first_imgThe Deposit/Hancock softball team is signed up. Soon-to-be senior Danielle Seymour says she was the one who brought it to her coach’s attention. Bishop says he’s received interest from high school and travel teams, and individuals. League organizer Lou Bishop said he wanted to give girls the chance to play, giving them back the game they’ve been forced to be apart from for months. “Like” Nicole Menner on Facebook and “Follow” her on Twitter. “It was difficult because this year was going to be our building up year, because of course we lost our seniors, and it was going to be hard. We were working all winter all spring, getting together, so we wanted to show what we got,” she says. Seymour’s regular season and travel league were canceled for the summer, so when this league presented itself, the team was thrilled. “We may have to combine some leagues, like the 12 (and under ages) and 14 (and under ages) we may have to combine if there’s not enough interest, but we don’t want to leave anyone out. We want to get everyone playing if they can.” BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — An all-ages summer softball league is coming to the Southern Tier this summer. “Everyone has the same mentality of, ‘we want to play, we want the game,'” she says. The league is set to begin July 7. The league will run six weeks, and each team will play 12 games. The teams are separated by age group. It is welcome to anyone who wants to play. last_img read more

Smoke, water damage makes Beethoven Street house uninhabitable

first_imgNo injuries were reported in the ordeal. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Fire Marshalls say a house on Beethoven Street is now uninhabitable after a fire on Saturday. Officials tell 12 News water and smoke damage made the house unable to be lived in.center_img The fire was caused by cooking, officials determined. The back porch of the house caught fire first and flames grew up the side of the house before it was put out. last_img

Johnson City sophomore represents Section IV as Under Armour All-American

first_imgNeer said this was the first time he tried out for the team. The tryouts were a few weeks before the tournament, which took place in October, in Virginia beach. “We’ve never had a kid make the Under Armour all-star team, which is the highest club team you can make, so we’re really excited,” said Flynn. Neer was a member of the Upstate New York team. Neer said he was surprised to learn he made the team. Now, he said it’s one of his biggest accomplishments. Flynn said Neer’s experience also puts Johnson City and all of Section IV on the map. Neer’s freshman season was canceled due to the pandemic, but he played with the Wildcats varsity team in 8th grade. “It’s really hard for a kid from a small town school to make a team like that,” said Johnson City lacrosse coach Bo Flynn. Neer said his team lost earlier than he hoped. Still, playing with the best of the best helped him improve his skills. “It definitely made me a much better player because I got to see, like where I’m at compared to everyone else,” said Neer. “For him to play with talent like that, you’re going to make yourself better and you’re going to get exposed to more colleges too,” said Flynn. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Johnson City sophomore DJ Neer recently played in the Under Armour All-America games. Flynn agreed, and said playing with such top talent helped Neer develop his game. As Neer gets ready for his sophomore season, he hopes to bring what he learned to the Wildcats. “We kind of threw him into the fire,” said Flynn. “We trusted him even as an 8th grader and it helped his development, where he is now.” “All the defense, and everyone just stay talking,” he said. “Our team chemistry just has to be there and then we can play as an actual team.” “You play three teams,” he said. “We played Long Island and New England twice. It’s a fun experience.” “Making the team, I see that as keep working hard,” said Neer. last_img read more