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Teen Intervene: Experts Talk With Adolescents About Drugs, Addiction VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - Drugs and addiction continue to plague our community -- including our youth. That's why some local schools are focusing on early intervention with teens. Erin Monroe, a substance abuse prevention... more

Driver Identified in Fatal Accident in Owego also Involved in 2014 Crash VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - The driver of a fatal motor vehicle accident involving two cars and a pedestrian in the Town of Owego has been identified. Donald L. Ulmer, 72, of Little Meadows, PA, was charged with Aggravated... more

One Dead Following Apalachin Crash VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - A Taylor Recycling worker was hit and killed on the job in a crash in Apalachin early Monday afternoon, according to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office. The accident took place outside of a... more

BU Students Lend a Helping Hand to Woman Suffering from Multiple Sclerosis VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2015 - Three Binghamton University students put their hands together to help a local woman who suffers from multiple sclerosis.  They spent four hours Saturday morning cleaning the yard and painting the... more

A Couple of Accidents in the Southern Tier Have Authorities Jumping Into Action VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - A car accident on 434 in Tioga County had authorities rushing to the scene. Scanner reports came in at about 4:45 this afternoon. The incident occurred in Apalachin, near Blue Dolphin restaurant. An... more

Public Hearing for Tioga Downs Casino License Application VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - An interested and enthused audience filled the Suny Broome gymnasium today for public comments on the Tioga Downs application for a casino license.  The gaming commission issued three licenses late... more

Horse Therapy for Local Kids with Autism VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - An organization in Apalachin is using horses and technology as therapy for children with autism. At Fargnoli Farms in Apalachin you might think this girl is learning to ride a horse...and she is.... more

"Mudcat" Grant Golf Tournament Back in September VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - Former big leaguer Jim "Mudcat" Grant will be back in the area for his 14th annual all star golf tournament this September. This year the event will continue to benefit local veterans along with... more

Students OK after School Bus/Minivan Head-On Crash VIEW VIDEO
June 2, 2015 - Twelve students are safe after a head-on collision between a minivan and a school bus Tuesday morning.     Officials say 17-year-old Katarina Stockton lost control of her dodge caravan mini van on... more

Tioga County DA Office Still Investigating Tioga Hills Elementary Accusation VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2015 - A member of the Tioga County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that office is still investigating the charge a teacher at Tioga Hills Elementary abused a 10-year-old student in March.     ... more

State Police: DA Still Investigating Elementary School Abuse Allegation VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2015 - The Vestal School District says a teacher involved in an alleged incident of abuse at the Tioga Hills Elementary school in March has been exonerated.     This, though, as the New York State... more

State Police Investigate Alleged Child Abuse at Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
April 7, 2015 - New York State Police are investigating an alleged incident at Tioga Hills elementary school in Apalachin.     A parent of a 10-year-old child says on March 17th her son was forcibly removed from... more

House Fire in Apalachin VIEW VIDEO
March 8, 2015 - Multiple fire agencies respond to a house fire in Apalachin just after 7 Sunday evening. Fire officials say the blaze started in the garage of a single family home on Brookeside Avenue East.... more

School Bus Fire Under Investigation VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2015 - A close call for a driver and student as a school bus caught on fire in Owego Tuesday afternoon. The call came in just before 4:00 p.m. for a fully involved bus fire. The bus was from the... more

Fire Destroys Mobile Home, Injures Homeowner VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2015 - One man is hospitalized after a fire destroys his mobile home. Firefighters were called to the Post Trailer Park in Apalachin just after one Wednesday afternoon.  They say when they arrived on... more

Woman Sentenced in Union Embezzlement VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2014 - Emotional reaction inside the Tioga County Courthouse today as an employee in the Owego-Apalachin school district is sentenced after a guilty plea of embezzling more than $50,000.   Former Union... more

Mutiple Fire Agencies Respond to Apalachin House Fire VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2014 - Multiple fire agencies respond to a house fire on Glann Road in Apalachin. Just after 5:00 p.m. Sunday Apalachin Fire Department, Campville Fire Department, West Corners Fire Department and... more

Owego Receives Federal Funding for Sewer System Repair VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2014 - More than 1700 Owego residents will be supplied with clean drinking water, thanks to FEMA. On Wednesday, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand announced more than $660,000 in federal... more

Heroin Forum for Parents In Apalachin Monday Night VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2014 - Parents and teens will have a chance to learn more about the heroin epidemic and it's negative effects Monday in Apalachin.     The Tioga County Health Department is one of the hosts of a dinner... more

Owego Officials Tour Site Of New Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2014 - Construction on the site of a school that was torn down after being ravaged by the Flood of 2011 is starting to come together.   Prior to this Thursday evening's regular Board of Education... more

Victim Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash VIEW VIDEO
August 18, 2014 - A 43-year-old man from Pennsylvania has been identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident in Apalachin Sunday afternoon. New York State Police say Auburn Lyons of South Gibson was... more

One Dead in Fatal Motorcycle Crash VIEW VIDEO
August 17, 2014 - Owego State Police say one man is dead after a motorcycle and car collision at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Route 434 in Apalachin.   The crash happened across the street from an... more

Tasty Tomato Tasting VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2014 - A local nursery opened its doors to the public in a new and juicy way. W&W Nursery held its tomato tasting event to show visitors the difference between store bought and home grown vegetables.... more

Hole-In-One For Charity VIEW VIDEO
July 12, 2014 - Dozens of golfers headed to the Links at Hiawatha Landing to enjoy the nice day while also raising money for a good cause. The 7th annual Johnny Hart Memorial golf tournament honored a former... more

Man Arrested In Owego for DUI VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2014 - An Apalachin man is behind bars after police found him drunk behind the wheel--violating his license yet again.   33-year old Andrew Honnick was arrested after refusing to stop for not using a... more

An Owego Woman Is Accused Of Stealing Thousands from Youth Football Program VIEW VIDEO
June 20, 2014 - An Owego woman is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Apalachin Youth Football League. 49-year-old Eileen Bundy is charged with Grand Larceny after Tioga County Sheriff's say... more

Moving Off The Grid, And Toward Solar Energy VIEW VIDEO
June 12, 2014 - Frank and Meredith Bocek used to pay an average of $120 a month for their electricity bill. But after workers finish installing solar panels on their house, that cost will decrease drastically.   ... more

Owego School Budget Calls for 21 Job Cuts VIEW VIDEO
May 19, 2014 - The Owego-Apalachin district's budget calls for the elimination of 21 positions, 13 through layoffs and eight through attrition...   A big reason why is that district's tax cap formula allowed for... more

Man Arrested For Robbing Chinese Restaurant VIEW VIDEO
April 27, 2014 - An Apalachin man is facing jail time after robbing a Chinese restaurant on Friday night. State police responded to the robbery around 9 p.m. at Lucky Kitchen on State Route 434 in Apalachin. 44... more

Cold Weather Hasn't Stopped Owego-Apalachin Construction VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2014 - The fill has been laid well above the flood plain and the superintendent of the Owego-Apalachin School District says construction of the new elementary school is on schedule. The school was... more

83 Schools Listed as Fiscally Stressed by Comptroller VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2014 - 87 schools districts have been labeled as fiscally stressed by the state's comptroller and several of those schools are right here in the Southern Tier. According to the comptrollers office, year... more

Owego-Apalachin Board of Education Gives Construction Update VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2014 - Owego-Apalachin school board members say they are on track to open the doors of a new elementary school in the fall of 2015. At Thursday's meeting, board members said construction is ahead of... more

Cold Blast Makes Schools Consider Closing VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2014 - For many, last's weeks frigid temperatures happened during winter school vacation.  And with the threat of the cold weather again, some some kids will have to go to school in dangerous wind chill... more

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