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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 […]

New band shell at Hickories Park planned for 2015

Senator Thomas Libous (R-52) and Town of Owego Supervisor, Donald Castellucci, Jr. held a press conference at Hickories Park in Owego, N.Y. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to discuss details of the construction of a new band shell at the park. Senator Libous stated, “This is a very important project for the Town, Tioga County, and […]

Clarification by School Board on recent increase

Dear Editor, Over the last few weeks, several readers have expressed their certainty that construction of the new Owego Elementary School must be the cause of some increased tax bills this year. While this notion puts a simple and tidy wrapper around the issue, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Nearly all of us […]

Lockheed Martin-Owego kicks off employee giving campaign

Lockheed Martin kicked off their annual employee giving campaign by holding a non-profit agency fair at the Owego facility on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Nearly 40 non-profit organizations set up informational booths at the fair for employees to visit and understand where donations are used. The Employee Charities of Choice Campaign at Lockheed Martin is a […]

Tioga County receives risk award

At the New York Association of Counties 2014 Fall Seminar held last week at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, the County of Tioga was honored by receiving the New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR) Risk Management Award, that is given annually in recognition of a member municipality’s commitment to sound risk management, safety and training […]