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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 […]

Additional jobs coming to the Vestal area

The Vestal Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is expanding its workforce and adding over 100 professional, paraprofessional and service employees. The health care center is hiring for all positions as it re-establishes its full operation in a newly constructed, enhanced senior care campus at 105 Sheedy Rd., Vestal. A job fair is being held for […]

Readers’ Column for the week of March 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. Thank you to the 210 Newark Valley students and the two directors for the wonderful Prism concert! ~ I don’t understand that because of St. Patrick’s […]

The secret sauce is in consistency

Five minutes to a trimmer waistline – we’ve all heard these sorts of promises from one fitness program or another. Eight minutes to a firmer butt and 10 minutes to get completely ripped. I was thinking about these promises the other day as I was faced with such a commercial on the TV as I […]

I was always labeled as a ‘no’ voter

Dear Editor, This is in response to some of the comments and letters to the editor in the March 8 edition of the Pennysaver. There is a rumor going around on disbanding the police department, it’s just that, a rumor. Phoebe Morris stated in her letter that Ann Lockwood, after the flood of 2011, voted […]

Setting the record straight

Dear Editor, It’s time to set the record straight. I am not against hiring police officers but would like to have total background information first. We also have a public safety committee working on solutions to the OPD situation. Let’s wait for their recommendations before we hire officers and pay them to “ride as second” […]