Casino decision date tentatively set

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On Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, and according to the Albany Business Review in Albany, N.Y., New York State’s Gaming Facility Location Board has set a tentative date of Dec. 17, 2014 to determine where casino licenses will be awarded in Upstate New York. According to the Albany Business Review report, Lee Park, a spokesman for […]

Salvation Army offers online disaster preparedness course

The Salvation Army is introducing a new online disaster preparedness course. The Army has recently created an online version of the introductory course, Introduction to Emergency Disaster Services, for those interested in becoming a Salvation Army volunteer when a disaster strikes. The intro course is a prerequisite for advanced disaster training classes as well as […]

Veteran News Brief

Wreaths Across America Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization best known for its annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 900 locations nationwide and overseas. The mission is to Remember, Honor, and Teach about the service and sacrifices of our veterans and to help our children understand the value of […]

Tinseltown Talks – Hedy at a Hundred

Tinseltown Talks - Hedy at a Hundred

It’s hard to find a bad photograph of silver screen beauty Hedy Lamarr, who was born 100 years ago this month. Although only appearing in some two dozen Hollywood productions, starting with “Algiers” in 1938 and ending just 20 years later with “The Female Animal,” Lamarr’s picture-perfect image dazzled devoted admirers who christened her “the […]

Test Drive – 2015 Chevy Spark

Test Drive - 2015 Chevy Spark

Entry Price: $12,170 Price as Tested: $17,360 This week we’re test driving another mini-compact, namely the 2015 Chevy Spark. This “little Chevy that can” comes in a four-door hatchback design and takes direct aim at consumers looking for excellent fuel mileage, low cost and ease of driving in the city. Introduced in 2013, Spark is […]

Owego schools begin annual holiday drive

On Nov. 17, the Owego Apalachin Middle School began collecting food and other items during its annual holiday drive to benefit Tioga County Rural Ministry. The event will continue until Dec. 19. Students can bring non-perishable food items into school to be collected in their homerooms. Community members who are able to donate items can send donations […]

Weitsman bolsters operations and security with hiring of Chief Operations Officer / Chief Security Officer

Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has announced that they have hired a long time veteran in the fields of operations and security. James M. Land has been hired as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) / Chief Security Officer (CSO) and will spearhead operational improvements and security protocol as the company continues to aggressively expand throughout […]