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OA Schools to receive additional $23,292,504 to continue recovery from 2011 Flood, superintendent reports

FEMA awards Owego Apalachin Central School District with funding to build two new facilities

Owego Apalachin (OA) Central School District Superintendent Dr. Bill Russell recently signed off on an agreement with FEMA and the State’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services that provides sufficient additional funding to complete the district’s recovery from the devastation wrought by the flooding of September 2011. The district held a press conference at […]

New application informs residents of flood risks

The National Weather Service (NWS) was in Owego, N.Y. on Sept 10 to announce a new application that they hope will aid municipal planners, emergency responders, and the public should a flood again threaten Owego. Funded with $500,000 secured by Senator Tom Libous after the 2006 flood, the Weather Service with the Susquehanna River Basin […]

Flooding in the Southern Tier

All residents of the Southern Tier have been affected by the flooding experienced in this region in the past few years. Homes and personal property have been destroyed, businesses forced to relocate, schools and places of worship closing their doors at least temporarily. A panel discussion addressing issues related to flooding will be presented to […]

Readers’ Column for the week of Nov. 22, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. The U.S. spends far more on healthcare than any other country, but we don’t live as long, and health care outcomes aren’t all that great. The […]

Shear Paradise celebrates 35 years in Owego

Shear Paradise celebrates 35 years in Owego

For business owners, establishing an ongoing relationship with customers is vital to the success of the business. Such is the case at Shear Paradise, a spa, beauty, and personal care salon located at 56 North Ave. in Owego, N.Y. Established on Nov. 10, 1980, Shear Paradise has been a mainstay in the community for 35 […]