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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 May 17, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. For the voters in the Owego Apalachin School District, on May 19 please vote no for the library tax requested for the Apalachin Library. Some people […]

Readers’ Column for the week of May 10, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. This is for the person who thinks school budget votes shouldn’t be held at, you know, schools. Where should they be held? And can you justify […]

Seventh day of deliberations comes to an end

Seventh day of deliberations comes to an end

This week’s activity at the Schoharie County Courthouse was not without its twists and turns as the jury in the Calvin Harris murder trial ended their seventh day of deliberations on Friday, without a verdict. Earlier in the week, on Tuesday, the 12-member jury sent a note to the judge that they were deadlocked, and […]

Owego’s Cemetery is in need of repairs

Owego’s Cemetery is in need of repairs

Evergreen Cemetery, located off of East Avenue in the Village of Owego, was placed on the State and National Registry of Historic places in 2002. “Evergreen Cemetery is a community treasure, I think more people should visit and appreciate it,” Owego Mayor Kevin Millar said. But there’s also some problems. “The cemetery has been in […]