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Owego Mayor Kevin Millar in Court for Pre-Trial Conference VIEW VIDEO
April 17, 2014 - The DWI case against Owego Mayor Kevin Millar has been adjourned until next month. That is the result of a pre-trial conference in Waverly Thursday afternoon. A toxicology report is still not... more

Asteelflash in Owego Set to Close VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2014 - A local electronics manufacturing plant will be closing its doors this summer resulting in the loss of jobs. The Asteelflash U.S. East Corporation in Owego released a WARN notice in late March... more

Owego Woman Faces Felony Grand Larceny Charges
April 16, 2014 - An Owego woman pleaded guilty on Friday to stealing thousands from the shop she worked at. 47-year-old Maria McGuane admitted to stealing more than $50,000 dollars from Impressions by Brianna, on... more

State of Emergency in Owego Due to Massive Wildfire VIEW VIDEO
April 13, 2014 - Approximately 13 fire departments responded to Campville Sunday to fight what is now being called a massive wildfire.   Campville Fire Department Chief Mark Daniel says over 100 fire fighters... more

Town of Owego Branch Pick-up VIEW VIDEO
April 13, 2014 - It's that time of year again--and the Town of Owego Highway Department is ready to pick up branches again. Pick up will be on Mondays and Tuesdays starting Monday April 14th through Thursday May... more

Hickories Opening Delayed VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2014 - Another casualty of our long winter?  How about opening day for Hickories park in Owego? The town announced Tuesday that next Monday's opening day has been tentatively rescheduled for Monday,... more

Police: Man 3 Times Over the DWI Level VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2014 - These days, even a few drinks can put you over what's been established as the legal limit for blood alcohol-- measured at .08 percent:   Police say when they pulled 36 year old Brian Vieira of... more

Schumer: Presidential Helicopter Project on Track for Lockheed VIEW VIDEO
March 24, 2014 - Senator Charles Schumer says that the Presidential Helicopter project,  bid on by Lockheed Martin in Owego, is on track...   Schumer says the  2014 budget includes $80 million for the... more

Museum Celebrates 100 Years in the Community VIEW VIDEO
March 23, 2014 - A local museum is celebrating a milestone this year. The Tioga County Historical Society is turning 100.   The museum has opened its doors this week for the spring season, debuting new exhibits... more

Kevin Millar Wins Re-Election as Owego Mayor VIEW VIDEO
March 19, 2014 - Village of Owego Mayor Kevin Millar has won re-election. He bested challenger Lisa Curatolo by a vote of 394 to 310. Millar stressed his experience and efforts at flood mitigation during the... more

Owego Mayor's Race VIEW VIDEO
March 18, 2014 - In the Owego mayor's race Tuesday night--   It is still too early [at 10PM] to declare a winner,but the vote count has been finalized, just a short time ago-and it shows that a total of 717 votes... more

A New Mayor for Owego? VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2014 - Voters in the Village of Owego head to the polls tomorrow to vote for mayor... Incumbent Kevin Millar is running against downtown businesswoman Lisa Curatolo, who owns the Goat Boy in the... more

Flood Mitigation Big Issue in Owego Mayor's Race VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2014 - Voters in the Village of Owego head to the polls Tuesday to vote for mayor...   Incumbent Kevin Millar is running against downtown businesswoman Lisa Curatolo, who owns the Goat Boy in the... more

Annual Field, Hearth and Home Show VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2014 - Close to a thousand people passed through the doors of the Owego Treadway Inn on Sunday for the third annual Field, Hearth and Home Show. The expo is hosted by the Tioga United Way and the Tioga... more

Senator Gillibrand Pushes U.S. Geological Survey to Maintain Owego Stream Gauge Funding VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2014 - After winter comes spring, and with spring comes flooding-- sometimes, serious flooding--that's why Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing the U.S. Geological Survey to restore funding to keep the... more

Going Bald for Charity VIEW VIDEO
March 9, 2014 - Dozens shaved their heads for the 4th annual St. Baldrick's Day event Sunday in Candor. It raises money for  pediatric cancer research, a cause that participants say they will do anything to support,... more

Cal Harris to Launch Tip Line in Search of Missing Wife VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2014 - The man twice convicted of killing his wife, only to have those convictions overturned, will ask the public for help to find new information in the disappearance of his wife. Cal Harris and his... more

New Training Looks to Bolster Teacher Leadership VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2014 - There is a lot of stopping and starting in Scott Symons' class at Windsor High School. When asking a question Symons often has his students pause to think or talk to each other to come up with the... more

Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Bust VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2014 - A routine traffic stop leads to a heroin bust in Tioga County. Police say they pulled over  37-year-old Kenon Hopewell on Southside Drive.  Further investigation revealed he was in possession of... more

Wagner Fire Lumber Update VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2014 - The investigation continues into a massive structure fire that happened at Wagner Lumber in the Town of Owego Sunday morning. 17 fire departments responded to the blaze at 3:30am on Gaskill Road... ... more

Structure Fire Destroys Business in Campville VIEW VIDEO
February 16, 2014 - What is being described as a massive structure fire destroyed a business in Campville early this morning. Eighteen fire departments responded to Wagner Lumber at 4060 Gaskill Road at around 3:30... more

Owego Police Searching For Missing Teen VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2014 - Owego Police are asking for the public's help locating a teenager. They say 16-year-old David Bissell ran away from home on January 30th of this year. Anyone with information on Bissell is... more

New Owego Political Party: No Comment on Mayor's DWI VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - No comment Monday night from members of Owego's newest political party on the current Mayor's DWI charge. The Tioga County Sheriff's say Kevin Millar is charged with driving while intoxicated,... more

More on Owego Mayor DWI VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - The Tioga County Sheriff's Office has released the charges facing Owego Mayor Kevin Millar following his arrest over the weekend... Millar is charged with driving while intoxicate, driving while... more

Students Learn African Drumming from a Native Ghanian VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - "When I had the opportunity, when I thought it might be possible to bring him here, I jumped on it," said Katherine Gould, the music teacher at OA Middle School. "I'm so happy for them to be... more

Drill Rig Fire at New Owego-Apalachin School Site VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - A drilling rig at the site of Owego-Apalachin's new elementary school hit a natural gas pocket this afternoon, causing a fire just before two o'clock. According to a spokesperson for the... more

Village of Owego Mayor Arrested for Driving while Intoxicated VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2014 - The mayor of Owego admits to being arrested last night after driving while intoxicated. Today he apologized to the village's residents. Mayor Kevin Milar posted to his Facebook page today..... more

Three Arrested in Owego Drug Bust VIEW VIDEO
January 31, 2014 - Three men were arrested Friday in Owego following a search warrant for narcotics. 28-year-old Michael McCarty, 38-year-old William Bish, and 23-year-old James Sauer, all of Owego were arrested... 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

State Police Warn of IRS Scam VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - State police from Endwell and Owego are warning residents in that area to beware of a phone scam in which someone calls pretending to be an IRS agent. The impostor convinces victims that they owe... more

Federal Funds for Flood Mitigation Coming to Village of Owego VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2014 - Federal funds for flood mitigation have made their way to the Village of Owego. Village Mayor Kevin Millar says funding has been approved for 27 homes in the 100 year flood plane to be elevated.... more

Schumer: New Contract Could Be Coming to Lockheed VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2014 - Senator Schumer announced to nearly 100 people at Lockheed Martin in Owego the possibility of big government money coming and the  opportunity to create nearly 400 jobs. "There is 333 million... more

Matthew Porcari Remembered VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2014 - A flag lowered to half staff, a candle lit and a wreath laid.  On Tuesday, the Owego community came together to remember a fallen hero. "He was the ultimate commitment to firefighting," said Earl... more

Police Arrest Two After Robbery at Rite Aid VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2014 - A man and woman from Owego are under arrest for a robbery at the Rite Aid drug store on Main Street in the Village in December. 33-year-old Dale Menendez and 35-year-old Lisa Kleine, both of... more

Propane Tank Explosion Destroys Home VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2014 - A home in Owego is destroyed after a propane tank explosion. The incident happened just after four thirty Saturday afternoon. The South Side fire department responded to 4517 Montrose Turnpike for... 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

Police Need Help Finding Robbery Suspect VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2014 - The Tioga County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding the man who robbed a woman in a Rite Aid parking lot. They say it happened back on December 9th at the 153 Main Street... more

World War II Veteran, American Legion Leader Remembered VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2014 - Calling hours were held Wednesday evening for a World War II veteran and long time American Legion leader. Families and friends of Richard Pedro paid there last respects at the Estey, Munroe,... more

New Jobs on the Way for Owego's Lockheed Martin? VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2014 - Part of Congress' trillion dollar spending plan includes hundreds of millions of dollars for a program that will effect hundreds of jobs in the Southern Tier. According to Senator Charles Schumer,... more

American Legion Member Dies VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2014 - A long time Owego American Legion Post 401 member, and World War two veteran, died Friday, after a long battle with an illness.   Richard Pedro of Endicott was loved by his fellow lodge members.... 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

Man Robs RiteAid, Steals Oxycodone VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2014 - There are reports of a robbery earlier Saturday evening at the RiteAid on Main Street in Owego.  Fox 40 spoke to an employee at the store and this is what he told us. Just before 5:20 a man came... more

Owego's Riverow Filled with Last Minute Shoppers VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2013 - Major retailers may offer the convenience of last minute holiday shopping, but for that added personal touch, there's just nothing quite like the local mom-and-pop shops. In the village of Owego,... more

Model Train Show Benefits Humane Society VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2013 - The Owego Elks Emporium held a model train show Sunday. It was to raise money for the humane society.  There were dozens of model trains on display. Vistors could even buy trains and train... more

Former Employee of Owego-Apalachin School Charged with Grand Larceny VIEW VIDEO
December 12, 2013 - An employee in the Owego-Apalachin School District is accused of embezzling over $50,000 while she was treasurer of her union. 45-year-old Amy Wales was the treasurer of the Owego Apalachin... more

Lockheed Delivers Two New Helicopters to Royal Australian Navy VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2013 - The Royal Australian Navy took delivery Tuesday of the first two of 24 helicopters being manufactured in part here at the Lockheed Martin plant in Owego. "We're very excited at the U.S. Navy... more

Owego's Lights on the River Festival Not Dimmed by Wintry Weather VIEW VIDEO
December 6, 2013 - Friday's wintry weather didn't stop the Lights on the River Festival in Owego.  Hundreds came out for a chilly--but good time. The annual festival included fireworks, candles lighting historic... more

Local Christmas Exhibit Hosts Harpist VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2013 - Another museum in the area added another element to their Christmas exhibit today. The Tioga Historical Society in Owego invited a local harpist to their O'Tannenbaum Showcase.   Meredith Bocek... more

Local Businesses Come Together for Small Business Saturday VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2013 - Many locals were out shopping again today, but this time for a different reason.   "We're about serving our community and we want the people to know that we're here for them because they're here... more

Man Charged with Abandoning Dog VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2013 - The Holidays are supposed to be times when families and friends feel closer, but one of man's best friend was abandoned recently by its owner, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty... more

Groundbreaking: Higher Ground for the new Owego Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2013 - A local school that was wiped out by the flood in 2011 is finally starting to rise again. More than two years after the flood, work started Tuesday on the new building that will house Owego... more

Local Soldier Returns Home for the Holidays VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2013 - One soldier is home just in time for the holidays. Kyle Terry, a staff sergeant for the Airforce, returned home Monday after his nine month deployment in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Terry says... more

Owego Rotary Club hosts Craft Fair for a Special Cause VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2013 - Sunday's rainy weather didn't stop people from making their way to downtown Owego. The Owego Rotary Club held it's 5th annual Arts and Crafts Fair to raise money for great cause. 33 venders,... more

Tioga County Historical Society Holds Annual Tannenbaum Fundraiser VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2013 - The Tioga County Historical Society is holding their 11th Annual O Tannenbaum Fundraiser just in time to buy holiday decorations for a good cause. The auction kicked off last weekend. More than... more

Lockheed Consolidations Could Mean More Jobs in Owego VIEW VIDEO
November 14, 2013 - There's word Thrusday night that Lockheed Martin in Owego could benefit from layoffs at other Lockheed operations. The company announced it is shedding 4,000 jobs and closing plants in four... more

Firefighters, Superstars Compete for Charity VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2013 - The courts at Owego Free Academy were smokin' Thursday night--but not from any fire. However, there were firefighters there, along with some professionals of a different sort. It was the Harlem... more

More Layoffs at Lockheed Martin VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2013 - 65 people at Lockheed Martin's plant in Owego were laid off Wednesday, as part of a nationwide job reduction of 587 employees. Lockheed, which announced it would be trimming its force back in... more

Police Search for Missing Man in Village of Owego VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2013 - Reports indicate police in the Village of Owego are looking for a 63- year-old man. According to scanner reports, police are searching for Anthony Smith.  They say he was last seen leaving 18... more

Saving Tioga Theatre: A Piece of History VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2013 - The Tioga Theatre in Owego is 105 years old. Located on Main St. it has screened films featuring Hollywood Icons like Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Natalie Wood.   "They built the building in... more

FEMA Agrees to Fund Reconstruction of Owego Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2013 - After two years and Senator Chuck Schumer's influence, a formal announcement was made from Schumer on Monday that FEMA has finally agreed to fund the reconstruction of the Owego Elementary School. ... more

Zombies Apocalypse in Owego VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2013 - It was a scary sight in Tioga County Saturday when zombies invaded the streets of Owego. The living dead came out to the Parkview Hotel and restaurant for Owego's first Zombie Fest complete with a... more

Voters Give Thumbs Up To Owego Elementary Referendum VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2013 - Voters in Owego overwhelmingly said yes a referendum Tuesday night. Both propositions passed with an 80% majority vote.' Proposition 1, which authorizes the school district to issue bonds,... more

Owego Voters Decide on Whether to Rebuild School VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2013 - Tuesday, in a referendum, voters in the Owego Appalachin School District are deciding whether to spend an additional 11 million dollars to rebuild the Christa Mcauliffe Boulevard School. FEMA will... more

Not Known if Layoffs Will Affect Lockheed Martin in Owego VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2013 - Approximately 600 Lockheed Martin workers in the U.S. will be getting pink slips, but the company won't say where the job losses will occur. Lockheed says employees will be notified November... more

Owego Community Members Mourn Loss of Ed Franz VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2013 - The Owego community is mourning the loss of a man who served it for over 50 years--former Fire Chief Ed Franz. Franz passed away from brain cancer on Friday. Along with being a volunteer... more

In The Home Stretch for New Owego Elementary VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2013 - The two year long process of starting to rebuild the Owego Elementary School is in the home stretch. All that is left before construction can start is voter approval of a referendum. The... more

New Athletics and Nutrition Center Opens in Owego VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2013 - If you're looking for a new way to workout, check out the Yeaman Athletic and Nutrition Center, now open in Owego.   the center held its grand opening today giving potential clients tours of the... more

Police Seek Information in Owego KFC Armed Robbery VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2013 - In Owego, police are still investigating the armed robbery of the KFC on Route 17C. Authorities say it happened Tuesday night when a man entered the store through a back door which was not... more

FEMA Approves Funding for Owego Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2013 - The Owego Elementary School, closed since the flood of 2011, is one step closer to opening it's doors. FEMA has approved 85-90 percent of the building costs for the new building. FEMA will not pay... more

Effects of the 2011 Floods Two Years Later VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2013 - Saturday was the 2 year anniversary of the 2011 floods that devastated our area and people are still trying to recover. Fox 40 talked with some of them and took a look back at what happened on that... more

River Gauges to Stay in Place VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2013 - The two year anniversary of the 2011 flood is Sunday and in an effort to better prepare for future flooding, 21 lake and stream gauges slated to close in October will stay open thanks to a new round... more

Former NY Giant Visits Owego VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2013 - High School students at Owego Free Academy gathered early this morning in the school's auditorium to hear former Colts and New York Giants football player Keith Elias speak. Student's say they... more

Two Arrested in Owego for Robbery VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2013 - In Owego, police have two suspects in custody, accused of robbing a 70-year-old woman. 22-year-old Dustin Steigler and 20-year-old Dillon Steigler, both of Owego, reportedly approached the woman... more

Town of Owego Road Closure VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2013 - Drivers in the Town of Owego might be facing some delays. Monday was the first day Whittemore Hill Road in the Town of Owego was closed to through traffic. It will be closed until further notice,... more

Hundreds Remember Young Girl VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2013 - Hundreds of people gathered in Owego Sunday to remember a young girl who lost her life last May. Three year old Allie Oney was tragically killed last year but her memory lives on. The First... more

Historic Church in Owego Holds Fundraiser to Rebuild from 2011 Floods VIEW VIDEO
August 24, 2013 - A church in Owego still recovering from the 2011 flood held a fundraiser Saturday to help with the cost of reconstruction.   The First Baptist Church of Owego held a Chinese Auction with food,... more

Historic Owego Church Looks to Future VIEW VIDEO
August 20, 2013 - At almost 182 years old, the First Baptist Church in Owego has seen it's share of history. It's also made it's share. The church was the first in the nation to publicly state an anti-slavery... more

Improvements to Hickories Could Include Dog Park VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2013 - Hickories Park will be getting some improvements this fall thanks to a $100,000 anonymous donation. Owego Town Supervisor Donald Castellucci Jr. says it will go towards a sewer project that will... more

Schumer: Two Helicopter Contracts Could Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Owego VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2013 - As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan draw ever closer to their ends, Senator Charles Schumer says he is working to move two contracts forward that would bring hundreds of defense jobs to the Southern... more

Funeral Monday for Former Owego Mayor Ed Arrington VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2013 - There will be funeral services Monday for former Owego Mayor Ed Arrington, who died suddenly on Wednesday. Arrington, who served three terms as mayor of Owego, is remembered for his long record of... more

Former Mayor of Owego Passes Away VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2013 - Former Owego Mayor Edward Arrington died suddenly Wednesday. He was Owego's first African American mayor serving the village for six years. Arrington, a Democrat, was the mayor during both... more

Bandwidth: O-A Students Summer Project VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2013 - For some high schoolers, getting a summer job is all about earning a little extra cash.   But for students working for the Owego-Apalachin I-T Department-- how about extra bandwidth? The kids... more

The Moratorium Lives on in the Village of Owego VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2013 - A village board took steps Monday night to keep fracking out of Owego.   A special meeting was held in the Village of Owego to vote on extending the moratorium on fracking an additional six... more

Owego Firefighters Take Top Honors at State Competition, Dedicate Wins to Fallen Firefighters VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2013 - Owego firefighters took top honors at a state competition over the weekend and dedicated the victory in memory to two of their own. The Owego Hose Team won the Central New York Firemen's... more

Hundreds Hit the Road for Veterans Tribute Ride VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2013 - OWEGO -- Veterans got a show of support on the road Saturday morning. Hundreds of bikers and veterans revved up their bikes, cars, and trucks at Owego Free Academy for a 98 mile tribute ride to... more

Coyote Spotted in Owego Park VIEW VIDEO
July 17, 2013 - There have been coyote sightings at an Endicott Park.   Officials in Owego say the animals have been seen at the Campville Commons Park off Route 17C in Endicott.  They say there haven't... more

Unsure How Lockheed Layoffs Will Affect Owego Site VIEW VIDEO
July 16, 2013 - No word on how the latest round of layoffs will affect Lockheed Martin operations in Owego. Company wide, 300 workers are expected to get pink slips. Lockheed Martin has more than 2,700... more

Celebrations At Hickories Park VIEW VIDEO
July 3, 2013 - The night is was bright with fireworks at Hickories Park in Owego Wednesday.  The holiday fun almost didn't happen since the park was closed down at 8 p.m. Tuesday because of flooding concerns.... more

Flooding Closes Hickories Park VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2013 - Officials in Owego are taking precautionary measures following the heavy rains.   As of 8PM Tuesday night, they closed Hickories Park until further notice due to the potential rise of the... more

OFA Adds Two To Wall of Fame VIEW VIDEO
June 19, 2013 - It's a night to remember those who dedicate their lives to service and giving back to the community. On Wednesday, the Owego-Apalachin school board inducted two former Owego Free Academy... more

Police: Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2013 - OWEGO -- An Owego man is facing multiple charges after striking a pedestrian with his car Saturday night. Thomas Getzke, 25, was arrested after hitting a pedestrian on Main Street in Owego. ... more

Matt Porcari Memorial Hose Race VIEW VIDEO
June 15, 2013 - OWEGO -- A fallen Owego firefighter is honored with a fitting tribute. The Owego Hose Team hosted the Matt Porcari Memorial Hose Race Saturday at the Owego Strawberry Festival.  Hundreds watched... more

A "Sweet" Weekend in Owego VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2013 - Pat Hansen was an organizer of the very first Owego Strawberry Festival. "It started out like a sidewalk sale.  We sell strawberries, add a little music," said Pat Hansen, co-organizer of the... more

Owego Elks Lodge Honors Flag Day VIEW VIDEO
June 13, 2013 - It's a tradition that was started by an Elks Club back in 1908, honoring Flag Day. On Thursday, the Owego Lodge  continued that tradition. The community was invited to join in on patriotic songs... more

Susquehanna Sojourn comes through town VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2013 - Dozens of canoeists are paddling through time, down the Susquehanna River.   Forty-five paddlers kicked off the Susquehanna Sojurn on Saturday in Great Bend, PA, and made a stop in Binghamton ... more

Demolition of Owego Elementary Begins VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2013 - It's been almost two years since flood waters destroyed the Owego Elementsry School. On Monday, students and faculty, both current and past, gathered to watch some of the building some of their... more

Golf Tournaments Honor Fallen Firefighters, Local Charities VIEW VIDEO
June 8, 2013 - BROOME COUNTY -- Over 200 took out their golf clubs Saturday to honor firemen who have died in the line of duty. It was the First Annual Owego Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament, held at... more

Hundreds to Tee Off At Owego Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2013 - Hundreds will hit the links in Apalachin Saturday to help honor the memory of firefighters lost in the line of duty. The first annual Owego Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament tees off... more

Scholarship In Memory Of Fallen Heroes VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2013 - OWEGO -- Passing along the legacy of giving back to the community and honoring fallen heroes is the meaning behind a new scholarship. Thursday night, the wives of fallen Owego firefighters Steve... more

Waverly Police Discover Mobile Meth Lab VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2013 - Four people, including three from Owego, are under arrest after Waverly Police pulled over their car and discovered it was a mobile meth lab. Under arrest are David Brown, 35, of Athens, PA, as... more

Owego Woman Charged With Stealing From Former Company VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2013 - State police have charged an Owego woman with stealing over $50,000 from her former company. Maria McGuane, 47, is accused of stealing the money from "Impressions by Briana" where she worked from... more

OFA Places High in Odyssey of the Mind VIEW VIDEO
May 26, 2013 - OWEGO -- It was a triumphal return for a group of local high school students-- internationally recognized for their creative problem-solving. A team from Owego Free Academy took sixth place in the... more

Owego Bike Night Kicks Off! VIEW VIDEO
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Alleged Sex Offender Turns Down Plea Deal VIEW VIDEO
May 15, 2013 - The 62 year old sex offender accused of a home invasion in Vestal and armed robberies in several counties isn't accepting a plea deal --he wants to go to trial instead. Police say in February,... more

A Look inside 'Cockpit' of an F-35 VIEW VIDEO
May 13, 2013 - "It's amazing," said Congressman Richard Hanna (R, 22nd District) as he stepped out of a F-35 Lightning II cockpit demonstrator at Lockheed Martin in Owego. Both congressmen representing Tioga... more

Dog Owners Discuss Dog Park For Owego VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2013 - Dogs could have a new hang out in Owego as plans for a dog park are underway. The Owego Dog Owners Group talked with town officials Thursday about what's involved in construction of a dog area... more

Navy Extends Contract with Lockheed Martin VIEW VIDEO
April 9, 2013 - A new naval contract for Lockheed Martin in Owego was announced. This one, totaling over $15 million dollars, will extend the company's current agreement. The contract will upgrade data and... more

Creativity Gets O-A Odyssey of the Mind Team to the Finals VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2013 - The Owego Free Academy Odyssey of the Mind team is advancing to the world finals competition, based on a special award for creativity. The group placed fifth overall in the State Competition at... more

Country Singer Honors Fallen Firefighter VIEW VIDEO
March 24, 2013 - It was an afternoon filled with country music and a little BBQ in Owego on Sunday. Paul Cummings is a firefighter and country music singer.  As part of his Fire House Tour he came out to the... more

Students Get A Glimpse Of New Owego School VIEW VIDEO
March 20, 2013 - Parents and current Owego Elementary School students got a look at what their new school will look like Wednesday night.   The design team, Highland Associates, revealed the plans for the new... more

Owego Man Accused of Rape VIEW VIDEO
March 19, 2013 - A 23-year-old Owego man is facing some serious charges involving an alleged rape.   Ian Webster is accused of Rape in the 1st degree, Unlawful Imprisonment, 1st degree, Criminal Mischief,... more

Zumbathon Held in Honor of Fallen Captain Matthew Porcari VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2013 - OWEGO -- Over a hundred people came out on Sunday to remember fallen Owego Firefighter Matthew Porcari, and do some Zumba.  A group of Zumba instructors called the Owego Girlz, hosted a Zumbathon... more

Zumbathon To Benefit Porcari Family VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2013 - A few Zumba instructors hope to raise the spirits of a community affected by tragedy. In honor of fallen Owego Fire Captain Matthew Porcari, a group called The Owego Girlz will hold a three hour... more

Owego Residents Relieved As Flooded House Is Demolished VIEW VIDEO
March 7, 2013 - OWEGO -- It's been a long time coming according to residents on Liberty Street as one house hit by the 2011 floods was finally demolished.     According to neighbor Sonya Mammen the house at 115... more

Motocross Debate Heats Up in Owego VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2013 - OWEGO -- There's a  continuing debate that's getting bigger, over the operation of a motocross track on Jim Jackson's pumpkin farm. At a town board meeting tonight, it was a full house for a... more

Owego home catches fire VIEW VIDEO
March 1, 2013 - A problem with a clothes dryer has been established as the cause of an early morning blaze that left an Owego family homeless. At about 1 a.m. firefighters responded to a call at 20 Academy... more

UPDATE - Suspect in CVS robbery apprehended VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2013 - UPDATE According to police, John Malowsky, 62, was arrested by the Tioga County Sheriff's Department in connection with Thursday night's armed robbery of an Owego CVS. Reports state that... more

Police Investigating Armed Robbery at CVS VIEW VIDEO
February 27, 2013 - An apparent armed robbery Wednesday night at the CVS store on Main Street in Owego. Fox 40 was the only TV news on the scene, and we obtained this exclusive video, as police were loading a person... more

Tioga County Businesses Develop Disaster Plans VIEW VIDEO
February 27, 2013 - "If you don't have a plan for an emergency, you're out of business until you develop a plan. So you're better off having a plan in advance then to have to make one after the fact," said Dave Radigan,... more

Owego Native D-I-Y Superstar VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2013 - Meet Abbey Hendrickson, mother, author, and avid do it yourself-er.  "I think it started with my parents. My parents were always renovating houses or building houses so it started then," said... more

Choco-Mania on Valentine's Day VIEW VIDEO
February 14, 2013 - OWEGO -- Choco-mania was raging throughout candy stores today. Hundreds of hungry customers came out to Fuddy Duddy's fudge shop in Owego today, looking for last-minute Valentine's Day gifts. ... more

Antique Store Opening VIEW VIDEO
February 14, 2013 - You are probably buying something new for Valentines Day, but what about purchasing a piece of the past? Hundreds of shoppers came out to newly opened "Early Owego Antique Center" Thursday in... more

Attorney Announces Candidacy for Tioga County District Attorney VIEW VIDEO
February 13, 2013 - A local attorney hopes to be elected Tioga County's District Attorney in this fall's election. With the Tioga County Sheriff by his side, Kirk Martin announced his candidacy on Wednesday. The... more

Young boy's dream far from extinguished as fallen firefighter is remembered VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2013 - OWEGO -- Last month Owego firefighter Matt Porcari tragically lost his life when he fell through the floor while trying to put out a fire in a Newark Valley home. The 34 year old's story touched the... more

Firefighters Compete In Annual Games, Remember Porcari VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2013 - CORTLAND --  Firefighters are used to heading out in the cold weather, but usually, they don't have this much fun.  "There definitely is some rivalry, some competitiveness," said David Quinn,... more

Benefit Held for Porcari Family VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2013 - Right after the Firefighter Winter Games, the Owego Fire Department headed home to join the community's efforts to help support the Porcari family.   A benefit was held for the family at Parkview... more

Dinner Benefit for Matthew Pocari VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2013 - A benefit for the family of Owego Fire Captain Matthew Porcari, who died last month fighting a blaze in Newark Valley. This Sunday from one until four, at the Park View Restaurant in Owego, a... more

Lockheed Martin Milestone VIEW VIDEO
January 31, 2013 - Lockheed Martin announced it's delivering the 150th MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopter, which will make it's way to a naval squadron in San Diego. "It's very exciting, and humbling because it's the 150th.... more

Many Pay Respects to Fire Fighter Pocari VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2013 - Firefighters from across the country and Canada were in Owego this weekend to pay respects to Owego Fire Captain Matthew Pocari. Pocari died last week while responding to a fire in Newark Valley.... more

Funeral Service Held For Owego Captain Matthew Porcari VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2013 - OWEGO -- Hundreds attended the funeral service for fallen Owego Fire Captain Matthew Porcari on Sunday at Owego Middle School. Porcari died on Monday while fighting a blaze at a Newark Valley home... more

Funeral Draws Firefighters From Across the Nation VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2013 - OWEGO -- Many firefighters at Captain Matthew Porcari's funeral service on Sunday did not know the fallen captain personally--but they described him as a brother. "We're one big family in the fire... more

Calling Hours Held for Owego Fire Captain VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2013 - OWEGO -- Hundreds of people from all over the country came out to the calling hours for Owego Fire Captain  Matthew Porcari on Saturday. Porcari died on Monday while fighting a blaze at a Newark... more

Cause of Newark Fire Released VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2013 - The cause of that Newark Valley fire that killed one firefighter and injured another late Monday night has been determined.   Investigators say it was caused by electrical wiring in a wooden... more

Arrangements Set to Honor Fallen Owego Firefighter VIEW VIDEO
January 23, 2013 - Details on arrangements to honor fallen Owego firefighter Matthew Porcari have now been made. Porcari died on Monday night battling a blaze in Newark Valley. Calling hours will be held... more

UPDATE: Candlelight Vigil for Fallen Firefighter VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2013 - TIOGA COUNTY-- A fire claimed the life of 34-year old Matthew Porcari and injured Lieutenant Daniel Gavin from the Owego Fire Department Monday night while battling a fire. Around 10:45 Monday... more

Gillibrand, Hanna address gun control VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2013 - OWEGO -- In the Southern Tier today, Congressman Richard Hanna and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand were asked for their take on renewed calls for gun control:     Hanna, considered a moderate... more

Gillibrand, Hanna call for weatherization funding VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2013 - With winter weather upon us, it's that time of year that heating bills sky rocket. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressmen Richard Hanna were in Owego today, urging the president to increase... more

Owego residents urged to "Go Green" VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2013 - OWEGO -- At the Tioga County Office Building on Tuesday, residents came to learn more about energy efficiency in their homes.   The "Green jobs, Green New York" program helps homes and... more

Former Bank Employees Admit to Embezzlement VIEW VIDEO
January 2, 2013 - Three women who've admitted embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a bank in Owego, each face up to 30 years in prison and a million dollars in fines. 54 year old Megan Horton of Owego,... more

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