Tioga County Legislature discontinues public transportation

Tioga County Legislature discontinues public transportation

In a Special Meeting of the Tioga County Legislature on Thursday, the Legislature approved a resolution to discontinue the county’s Public Transportation system effective Nov. 30, 2014. The Tioga County Bus System was created 20 years ago with the primary objective of getting Medicaid transportation costs under control. With State aid, Federal aid, and passenger […]

A positive revamp for Owego’s Dunkin’ Donuts

A positive revamp for Owego’s Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts in Owego, N.Y. was recently torn down, but will be rebuilt on the same property, at the corner of Park and Front Streets, according to owner / partner Mayur Kaneria. New construction is expected to begin soon, potentially as early as Sept. 17, unless there are issues to address following demolition. Mayur Kaneria, […]

Test Drive – 2015 GMC Yukon 4WD

Test Drive - 2015 GMC Yukon 4WD

Entry Price: $46,335 Price as Tested: $64,520 This week, we’re driving the new 2015 GMC Yukon 4WD, delivered in top line SLT trim and featuring a 4WD system with towing capabilities of up to 8,300 lbs. Years ago, consumers who purchased such a vehicle knew that fuel mileage might be 15 MPG at best, and […]

TCHS Museum to host Memoir Writing Workshop

Tioga County’s history and culture is made up of the stories of its residents and visitors. In this fun and inspiring workshop, you will begin the process of organizing your memories and transforming them into entertaining and illuminating vignettes that capture life in Tioga County. Memoirs focus on keenly felt hours and minutes, times when we […]

Tioga Downs to offer winter training

After two successful trial years of winter training, Tioga Downs will expand winter training for the upcoming winter. “The track was great both winters, thanks to the track crew and trainer Jeff Sorenson”, said Guy Howard, longtime Southern Tier horseman and president of the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association. The winter training season will begin […]

Chamber to welcome Lily Style Loft

The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce invites the community to a Ribbon Cutting at Lily Style Loft. This event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. The store is located at 32-34 Lake St., Owego. Lily Style Loft is a new clothing boutique with enchanting clothing collections and unique accessories that will be perfect […]

The Old Coot says football is out of fashion

It wasn’t your typical, pencil thin, pouting, runway stomping fashion model. This one’s figure was somewhat fuller. Even so, it was a high profile fashion show. The model was, “Draped in a rich pewter jersey, juxtaposed with a bright shade of “Buccaneer Red” and “Bay Orange” trim, incorporating a reflective chrome border around oversized numerals […]