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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 […]

OLL News Brief for the week of April 19, 2015

Owego Little League’s (OLL) season will open a week early this year, Saturday, April 25. The annual parade will line up by 8:15 a.m. on Temple Street by John’s Fine Foods. Players find their team banner on the road between the Owego Police Station and the First Presbyterian Union Church. That’s their lineup position in […]

Readers’ Column for the week of April 19, 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. This is to the person “who doesn’t even live in Owego” and thinks Mr. Chartrand’s letter is ridiculous. If you don’t live here – then, what’s […]

First home elevated in the Village of Owego

First home elevated in the Village of Owego

With the fourth anniversary of the Flood of 2011 fast approaching, an Owego homeowner has become the first to have his home elevated. Kenneth and Lori Henson experienced terrible flooding in 2006 and again in 2011 – when five and a half feet of water inundated their first floor – and decided to elevate their […]

Apalachin’s Big Dipper starts 29th year

Apalachin’s Big Dipper starts 29th year

In late March, when Apalachin’s Big Dipper posts their opening day sign along Route 434, it’s another sure sign that spring is just around the corner. Some sporting winter coats and gloves, die-hard Dipper fans showed up for opening weekend which started March 27. Located at 6935 State Route 434 in Apalachin, N.Y., the Big […]