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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 […]

Help ring a bell in Tioga County this holiday season

You’ve heard the ringing bell. You’ve seen the red kettle. The person ringing the bell is a volunteer who has offered his or her time to help others in need. The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Drive has long been associated with the Christmas season, and organizers within Tioga County are looking for more volunteers. “The […]

Governor Cuomo issues update on winter storm


Andrew M. Cuomo today issued an update on the winter storm currently traveling through New York State. The Governor reminds New Yorkers to use absolute caution when traveling due to black ice conditions in areas and urges them to take extra precautions during the evening. Given the black ice and possibility of rain changing to […]

Marvin Park is improving with age!

Marvin Park is improving with age!

Summer fairs with all the planning, carnival rides, kids, animals and demolition derby competitions have come and gone for 2014. The run, rush and hurry for organizers has been replaced by board members of the Tioga County Agricultural Society diligently supervising projects being completed this winter to meet their improvement goals for the Tioga County […]

Eagle Scouts recognized for their projects

Eagle Scouts recognized for their projects

Boy Scout Troop 38 held an Eagle Scout ceremony for Bernard Scheuerman and Garrett Fahey at First Presbyterian Union Church, which has chartered Troop 38 for over 75 years. Reverend Parrish Bridges led the invocation with John Metzner and Dr. Terry Hills presenting the Eagle badge. Many troop leaders were involved in the ceremony including […]