Virus death toll climbs to 15 in Broome County, where you can get masks

first_imgOn Monday, Garnar says masks will be available at select schools where people pick up meals. He says distribution plans are still being finalized. Broome County April 23 coronavirus update There are 143 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. 86 people recovered from the virus. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar says the three victims were a woman over the age of 100, a woman in her 60s and a man in his 90s. Garnar says county residents will be able to pick up masks at Otsiningo Park and the old Macy’s building in the Oakdale Mall from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Masks distribution The county executive says county agencies are working on ways to deliver masks to people who cannot leave their homes. (WBNG) — Three more people have died from COVID-19 in Broome County bringing the county total to 15.center_img If you have more questions, call 211. Coronavirus numbers 68,000 masks were donated to the county by the state and federal government. There is a limit of one mask per person and five masks per household. For a map detailing where cases are located in the county, click here. In total, the county has reported 244 positive cases of the virus.last_img read more

2nd photo released of person who defaced court house, Christopher Columbus statue

first_imgAnyone with information is asked to contact the Broome County Secuirty Case Integrity Unit at 607-778-2519. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Broome County Security Division has released another photo of the person who defaced the county court house and a Christopher Columbus statue. Count officials say the person pictured is a white male between the ages of 18 and 24. He was last seen wearing a Answer Racing Moto Jersey, Adidas track pants and black Adidas Five Ten Mountain bike shorts.center_img Broome County Executive Jason Garnar called the vandalism “lawless.”last_img

Sidney girl faces battle with cancer again after rediagnosis

first_imgDan says there are tumors all over Trinity’s body and they’re just closely monitoring her until they seem some progress with the treatment. Until then, Dan says there’s not much of a plan when it comes to knowing what they should do next. Their four-year-old daughter, Trinity, developed stage four neuroblastoma. Back in the spring of 2019, it appeared Trinity was making steps in her recovery process. However, recently, she was re-diagnosed with the cancer that returned aggressively. If you’d like to help, you can send a message or note to Trinity on their Facebook page. You can also donate to Trinity’s GoFundMe page to help the family financially. “I can’t tell you what’s going through my mind right now,” said her father, Dan O’Connor, who just returned home from the hospital with Trinity. “I’m scared…a lot.” Dan says they’ve all been trying to keep their spirits up for the sake of keeping their strength.center_img Childhood cancer has been taking a toll on the O’Connor family from Sidney. SIDNEY (WBNG) — Trinity O’Connor is just four years old and has already faced countless of battles with cancer. “She’s older now. She understands a little bit more, so the smiles aren’t as much, but she still smiles at least once a day,” said Dan. “We can’t have our daughter see us scared because I don’t want to lose the fight in her.”last_img read more

Ascension Lourdes gives grants to 8 area groups

first_imgRise, NY Tioga County Rural Ministry Urban League of Broome County Ascension Lourdes Youth Services Cornell Cooperative ExtensionSt. Michael’s Meal Program Allied Christians of Tioga County Achieve The organizations receiving grants include: The grants given range in amount from 2,000 to 5,000 dollars.center_img (WBNG) — Eight different groups in the area will be receiving grants from Ascension Lourdes Auxiliary to support different aspects of their programs. last_img