Traffic changes to lessen traffic issues

If it hasn’t already happened by the time this reaches print, in the very near future, the intersection at Main Street and North Avenue in Owego will be undergoing some changes – a left turn lane will be going away. Although the lane restructuring that is occurring is located in the Village of Owego, Mayor […]

Governor announces new online hiring resource for veterans

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the launch of a new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by New York State. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic preferences, which State agencies then use to identify and consider candidates for […]

Casino decision date tentatively set


On Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, and according to the Albany Business Review in Albany, N.Y., New York State’s Gaming Facility Location Board has set a tentative date of Dec. 17, 2014 to determine where casino licenses will be awarded in Upstate New York. According to the Albany Business Review report, Lee Park, a spokesman for […]

Salvation Army offers online disaster preparedness course

The Salvation Army is introducing a new online disaster preparedness course. The Army has recently created an online version of the introductory course, Introduction to Emergency Disaster Services, for those interested in becoming a Salvation Army volunteer when a disaster strikes. The intro course is a prerequisite for advanced disaster training classes as well as […]

Veteran News Brief

Wreaths Across America Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization best known for its annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 900 locations nationwide and overseas. The mission is to Remember, Honor, and Teach about the service and sacrifices of our veterans and to help our children understand the value of […]