SUMMARY: Tioga, Chenango, Delaware counties COVID-19 cases

first_img(WBNG) — The following is a list of coronavirus numbers by county. The numbers are provided by the counties’ health departments. 23 positive cases43 in mandatory quarantine9 in precautionary quarantine4 in mandatory isolation Eight positive casesFive pending tests29 people are in mandatory quarantine8 people are precautionary quarantineThree patients have recovered The amount of information released varies per county. Tioga County Delaware County For the latest on the coronavirus in Broome County, click here. Chenango County 33 positive cases218 in mandatory quarantine101 in precautionary quarantinelast_img

SungEel MCC Americas responds to concerns over Endicott battery recycling facility

first_imgAs 12 News has reported, SungEel is set to operate a lithium ion battery recycling facility in Endicott. The DEC already granted the company an air permit, however, many people in the village have spoken out with concerns over pollution and safety. Mir said in a statement the company is listenting to the community’s response. It read in part, “Our first concern will always be the safety of current and future Endicott residents, and we will remain transparent by continuing to share information and respond to your concerns.”He added more information will be released in the coming days about the facility. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — After months of silence, SungEel MCC Americas CEO Danish Mir responded to resident concerns in a statement Tuesday. Stay with 12 News as we continue to bring you the latest on this developing story.last_img read more

Suspect in Vestal domestic shooting dies

first_imgThe Vestal Police Department identified Jean Guillaume as the suspect involved in a shooting that initially left his 17-year-old stepdaughter dead, her mother injured and himself injured. Police believe Guillaume’s wound was self-inflicted. Authorities say Ajax, Dr. Jean-Jacques and Guillaume were discovered with their injuries by police at the scene. VESTAL (WBNG) — The suspect in a domestic shooting died Wednesday night, police tell 12 News. SWAT Teams responded to 709 Rano Blvd. around 9 p.m. on July 4 to a report of shots fired in a residence. They say an 11-year-old girl who resided in the residence called the police from a neighbor’s house. 12 News is working to confirm the condition of Dr. Jean-Jacques. As of July 6, she was listed in stable condition. The 17-year-old and woman have been identified as Lauren Ajax and 52-year-old Dr. Marie Laure Jean-Jacques.last_img read more

Discovery Center opens with new virus restrictions

first_imgSome of the larger exhibit components have been removed to allow for social distancing. After months of being closed, the center says its excited to see families return. Each exhibit now has a sign hanging up stating how many families are allowed in at a time, and in the more interactive exhibits a majority of the touchables have been removed. (WBNG) — The Discovery Center opened its doors Friday and there is a few changes you should expect. Additionally, the museum was opened up for private parties. To set up a time slot to visit the center and schedule a private party, click here.center_img The Discovery Center has also ramped up its cleaning methods and brought in more disinfectant to ensure a safe experience. “We are so happy, we have goodie bags for the kids today. We are also opening up the museum for private parties. We used to host birthday parties on the weekend but now you can have the whole museum to yourself.” said Assistant Executive Director Cheryl Dutko. There is a 25 percent capacity for the visiting the museum.last_img read more

Gov. Wolf, other PA leaders rally for homeowners, tenants against eviction crisis

first_imgGovernor Tom Wolf called on the state legislature to pause evictions, such as when he issued an executive order on evictions until September. LANCASTER, Pa. (WBNG) — Local and state leaders in Lancaster, Pa are rallying to help homeowners and tenants across Pennsylvania. “The Center for Disease Controls has proposed a nationwide eviction ban that will help some renters, but here’s the problem, it doesn’t protect all renters, just some. It doesn’t stop mortgage foreclosures at all,” Governor Wolf said. The governor said all residents deserve protection against homelessness. He also said the federal government agrees with him. He said the CDC’s proposal wouldn’t assist landlords who are struggling. Wolf said 400,000 Pennsylvanians couldn’t afford to pay their rent in July.last_img read more