Tri-Town Insurance celebrates 90 years

Tri-Town Insurance celebrates 90 years

Tri-Town Insurance, headquartered at 192 Front St. in Owego, N.Y., is celebrating an extra-special occasion in 2015, its 90-year anniversary.  Originally established in 1925, the independent, locally owned and operated insurance and financial service agency has not only flourished with various products and services it offers, but added several locations throughout a five county area […]

Bread of Life Food Pantry holds open house in Candor

Bread of Life Food Pantry holds open house in Candor

The Bread of Life Food Pantry held an Open House last Sunday at their building long-time referred to as the Coal Barn in Candor. Sherry Haner was the organization’s guest of honor. She was warmly recognized as the organization’s founder, also an encourager, a woman with inner strength to complete worthwhile work she truly believes […]

Tioga Provisions – a new year-round farmer’s type market

A new year-round farmer’s type market will be opening in Owego, N.Y. The facility space is established and renovations will be completed for the market over the next few months. The year-round market will have heating and air-conditioning. Electric outlets for the vendors, including outlets for refrigerators/freezers will be available. Farm vendors will have individual booths. A central cashier […]

The Old Coot isn’t real?

“Is it real or is it Memorex?” That was the question asked in TV ads, back when cassette tapes were the latest rage in sound reproduction, sending 8-track tapes, vinyl records and reel-to-reel tape players out to pasture. The correct answer was Memorex, not the real voice of a singer. Just in case you’ve forgotten, […]

Fact or rumor, you decide

Dear Editor, Facts & rumors – you decide. Fact. The Owego Police Department is a discussion that pops up every few years. Why? Because there have been ongoing internal issues at OPD and the current Mayor, previous Mayors and Trustees have not been willing to address the problems. The current Trustees of A Positive Change Party have said enough […]

Facts can be pesky

Dear Editor, A recent contributor to this column made the statement that “nobama’s new budget is $4 trillion dollars. The National Debt is $18.6 trillion and will be over $20 trillion when the dear leader thankfully leaves office. That’s more than every President since George Washington.” First of all this contributor needs to look at […]

I became a Trustee to search for solutions

Dear Editor, I ran for Village of Owego Trustee in 2014 because I was tired of being a taxpayer and resident of the Village of Owego on the sidelines watching the Rebuild Party members do what appeared to be nothing. Two and a half years after the flood and not a single residence has been […]

The rink is ready!

Dear Editor, In early January I was told that the village had ordered the plastic liner needed to set up the ice rink in Marvin Park, but that they could not get delivery and therefore there would not be a rink this winter. Now I am happy to say that the village has obtained the […]