ROMEOs celebrate a notable birthday

ROMEOs celebrate a notable birthday

When you hear the name Romeo, it might trigger your mind to think of a high-tech helicopter, or even the beau of a famous young woman named Juliet. But in Waverly, N.Y., a group called the ROMEOs gathered on Tuesday, April 14 at Becky’s Diner located at 310 Broad St. to celebrate the birthday of […]

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 […]

United Water advises customers about potential phone scam

United Water has been advised that some customers are receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be United Water or Owego Water Company. When questioned further, the caller hangs up. United Water has reported these incidents to the local police department. These calls are not coming from United Water and customers should be careful not 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 […]

The Old Coot checks out, checking out

So there you are, in line at a grocery store, patiently waiting as your items get scanned into the cash register, Boing! Boing! Boing! one after the other; the UPC code is recognized and accepted by the mechanism that cashes you out. Every once in a while, an item won’t Boing. The clerk wipes off […]