Police investigating shots fired in Johnson City

first_imgThe incident happened on Grand Avenue around midnight. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG)- Johnson City police say they are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred late Monday night. It is unknown if anyone was injured or if any arrests have been made.center_img Stay with 12 News for further updates.last_img

Pandemic means new food inspection criteria

first_imgFor a record of local inspection results, click here. These are in addition to things normally checked during an inspection like food temperature and storage procedures. These include making sure restaurants are limiting their capacity to 50 percent, spacing out tables to allow for social distancing, and ensuring that employees are wearing a face covering at all times. Broome County Sanitarian Benjamin Holden tells 12 News that this is a hot button issue for both patrons and employees. (WBNG) — The Broome County Health Department says health inspections for restaurants now include a list of state issued COVID-19 requirements that are checked during a restaurants regular inspection. “It’s hard to wear a mask all day long, we’ve been getting complaints into us about that and if we see it we cite it and we make sure that they’re all wearing masks before we leave,” he says. To view the COVID-19 related inspection requirements, click herelast_img read more

WATCH: SpaceX Crew Dragon splashes down

first_imgHere is the CBS Livestream: (WBNG) — NASA confirms astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken have successfully splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida.  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex-crew-dragon-nasa-astronauts-splashdown-watch-live-stream-today-2020-08-02/ —————————————————————————————————– (WBNG) — SpaceX Crew Dragon returns to Earth on Sunday.last_img read more

Help Wanted: Tioga County needs poll workers

first_img(WBNG) — The Tioga County Board of Elections is looking for at least 50 workers split between republicans and democrats to work this year’s election. If you wish to work, contact the Tioga County Board of Elections by calling 607-687-8261. Or reach the board at VoteTioga@co.tioga.ny.us. You must be a registered voter in Tioga County to be eligible. The county board says it takes at least 164 people on Election Day to ensure voters have their voices heard. They say many of their employees are retirees and senior citizens. The board says many of these workers opted out of working on Election Day due to the pandemic.center_img Workers will be trained on using voting machines and electronic poll books. Additionally, workers will be paid $200 plus stipends for attending class and other “related tasks,” the board says.last_img read more

Statement issued after patron at Johnson City gym tests positive for virus

first_imgAll public health statements by the Broome County Health Department are posted here. Symptoms of COVID-19 include coughing, fever and shortness of breath. The health department asks if you were at the second floor strength training room on Aug. 31 from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Sept. 1 from 12:20 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. to self quarantine until Sept. 14 and 15 respectfully. Court Jester is asking individuals who were at the gym to practice COVID-19 safety protocols. (WBNG) — The Broome County Health Department issued a public health statement Thursday regarding a patron who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting the Court Jester Athletic Club.last_img read more