Binghamton University Professor Missing

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first_imgHe was last seen wearing black shorts, a navy or blue shirt, and dark gray Nike shoes with orange in it. He may be in possession of a blue carry-style bag. Endicott resident 30 year-old Dominic Michael Davy has been missing since Thursday April 9. ENDICOTT (WBNG)- The Endicott Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a missing Binghamton University Professor. Police say his abandoned vehicle was found near Bridge St. in Endicott. center_img He is a black male who is 6 foot 1 and weighs 160 to 200 pounds, he has a piercing in his left ear and nostril and tattoos on his left arm, he has black hair and was last seen with locked hair and a full beard. Police say if you have any information related to where he may be contact the Endicott Police Department at 607-785-3341.last_img read more

Dentists look to reopen in the coming weeks

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first_img“Like” Jacob Seus on Facebook and “Follow” him on Twitter. She was supposed to be getting them off this Spring. Avery said she hasn’t been told when her own orthodontist might reopen and Dr. Robinson isn’t so sure either. “No practice in the state is allowed to reopen until May 28,” Dr. Robinson says. Dr. Robinson said since dentists are a medical profession they are not included in the phases and have their own date to reopen. “I think we are headed in the right direction and will be well prepared when we are able to,” he says. Olivia Avery is wrapping up her sophomore year at Seton Catholic High School and has had her braces on for a year and a half. So the question still stands, when will the dentist be able to reopen? center_img “It’s pretty disappointing, I just want to get them off, I am excited to get them off., Avery told 12 news. He says the move has protected people at the facility. Dr. Nolan Robinson, with Vestal Dental Associates said the limited hours have kept them ready to go for when they can fully reopen. He they are ready to go whenever they are given the green light. VESTAL (WBNG) – Since March 23, Dentists and orthodontists in the region have either been shut down or are operating under an emergency only basis. Dr. Robinson says the reopening date has been pushed back several times. last_img read more

WATCH LIVE: Cuomo expected to address phase two reopening

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first_imgFor more coverage on the coronavirus, click here. He is expected to speak at 1:00 p.m. (WBNG) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to address phase two and reopening.last_img

Penske Truck Rental helps out with Union-Endicott meal deliveries

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first_imgAt Union-Endicott, Kashif Summers, the school community coordinator, knew he wanted to get involved. “When he mentioned he might need a helping hand one day, we donated a truck and a guy for the helping hour. So it’s just a way to give back, as well,” said Mass. The deliveries are helping to get the Penske name out into the community. The Union-Endicott School District is participating in the summer food service program. Summers started helping with the deliveries, getting the word out. “I’m a people person — I love the kids. They always ask about me. They’ll let you know I’m always involved with stuff that has to do with the community and the kids. It’s a great feeling to be able to come out and help. I just love to help people — that’s just my niche,” he said. For a list of pick-up locations, head to the district website by clicking here. Mass knew he had the resources to make a difference. Then his friend Dario Mass, who is a branch manager at Penske Truck Rental, asked how he could lend a hand. For the past few weeks, Mass and Summers have been loading up a Penske truck, making stops around town. “We usually knock on the door and walk away, continuing the social distancing and whatnot. This way, I’m able to still stay connected with the kids. I can still speak to them from a distance and still let them know I’m around, and they could reach out to me,” said Summers. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — When schools closed for the year, many districts still provided meals to students. Many even offered deliveries for those who could not make it to grab-and-go sites. But what really matters is helping the kids in the Southern Tier. “It helps with the values that I was brought up with, a helping hand, especially during this crazy time, it’s awesome to give back,” said Mass. “I thought that was great that a business would reach out and say, ‘Hey, let’s help out the kids, and the community, and whatnot,”‘ said Summers. “Maybe this will encourage other businesses to come out and help and show their support. And in return, the people in the community will show their support to the businesses,” said Summers.last_img read more

Food Bank of the Southern Tier says demand is at all-time high, expected to get worse

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first_imgRandi says even before the pandemic, trying to keep up with the demand was difficult. She says since last year, the demand has risen nearly 80 percent in their programs across the area, varying at certain locations. “I’m expecting a tsunami,” said Director of Community Impact for the food bank, Randi Quackenbush, as she described what the demand would be like the first week of August now that unemployment benefits have expired. Randi says with the unemployment benefits expiring the last week of July and the second stimulus package from Washington is still undecided by democrats and republicans, she fears matters could get worse and there could be a serious spike in demand once again. If you are in need of assistance or would like to volunteer your time, you can visit the food bank’s main website. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has had to make arrangements to fit the pandemic. Some of their elderly volunteers had to leave due to the risk of exposure and they’ve had to limit ways they contact the public, which can be hard for a program like this. “I’m terrified of what next week might look like for our network, for our distributions,” said Quackenbush. “I’m expecting a tsunami. So, we’re really urging the Senate to consider food assistance and any other direct payments to families in this time. It’s not going away anytime soon.” (WBNG) — The Food Bank of the Southern Tier says the pandemic has caused more food insecurity, but it could get worse as unemployment benefits expire.last_img read more

Students to move onto Binghamton University’s campus with virus restrictions in place

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first_imgVESTAL (WBNG) — Binghamton University’s Move-in Day begins Wednesday and will last until Aug. 25. Forty percent of the university’s classes will be held in-person. The remaining percent will be held remotely. Classes for students begin Aug. 26. In addition to this, only students will be allowed in their dorms for the duration of the week. Parents and other people helping students move in are not allowed into the dorms. For more information, click here. If someone tests positive, they’ll be encouraged to head back home for two weeks or otherwise stay in a special building where you can self-quarantine. Before moving in, students will need to be tested for the coronavirus immediately upon arrival. The university says results should be available within 30 minutes of testing.last_img read more

Trump plans to hold in-person event on Saturday

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first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — On Saturday, President Donald Trump is planning to hold his first in-person event since testing positive for the coronavirus. Trump said during a Thursday interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is already planning rallies, too. An official says Trump will address the group from a White House balcony. The official declined to say how many people had been invited. White House doctor Sean Conley said in a memo Thursday that, “based on the trajectory of advanced diagnostics the team has been conducting,” he “fully anticipate(d) the President’s safe return to public engagements” as soon as Saturday.center_img Two weeks after the Rose Garden event that is now considered a “superspreader,” Trump is planning to convene another large crowd outside the White House for an event on “law and order.” That’s despite the ongoing White House COVID-19 outbreak. The event was first reported by ABC News.last_img read more