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Newark Valley Churches Host Free Thanksgiving Dinner VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - In Newark Valley three churches came together to host a free Thanksgiving dinner.  This has been customary for more than two decades. Turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie were served up as a way to... more

Owego Woman Charged After Heroin Investigation VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2015 - A heroin investigation results in the arrest of an Owego woman. 27-year-old Nicole Lynn Haines faces two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of criminal possession of a... more

Unemployment Down in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2015 - The unemployment rate in Binghamton continues to drop. The jobless rate was 5.2% in October, down from 5.6% in October of 2014.   The total labor force in Binghamton continued to shrink over that... more

Libous Sentenced to 6 Months House Arrest, 50K Fine, Probation
November 24, 2015 - Former State Senator Tom Libous was sentenced today to six months of home confinement, a $50,000 fine and two years of probation in a White Plains courtroom today. Libous was convicted in July on... more

State Police Planning To Be Tough on Holiday Driving VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Be warned, Thanksgiving is not a time when authorities will be grateful about  irresponsible driving.  New York police forces are alerting us to the fact that they plan to crack down on impaired,... more

Tioga Downs Prepares for Winterfest VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Tioga Downs is preparing for Winterfest 2015. The event this year will include an all new sound and light show and a parade, as well as ice sculptures, and an ice bar. "When you come out and... more

State Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Thanksgiving Weekend
November 23, 2015 - If you're traveling the state's highways this Thanksgiving weekend your trip just got a bit easier.     Governor Cuomo announced Monday temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge... more

Tioga Downs Holds Toy And Collectible Show VIEW VIDEO
November 21, 2015 - The spirit of giving and Christmas shopping came to Tioga Downs today. Antique toys, trains, coins, collectibles and a lot of people filled the racino today for their Toy and Collectible show.... more

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

Tioga County Dance Teacher Guilty of Child Sex Abuse
November 17, 2015 - A Tioga County dance instructor has been found guilty of sexually abusing children.     39-year-old Julie Werkheiser was found guilty Tuesday of two counts of predatory sexual assault against the... 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

11 year Old Racecar Driver from Candor VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - She might not be Dannica Patrick - at least not yet. But one 11-year-old Candor girl is on the fast track to racing success. Meckenzie Marsh races slingshots, a kind of go-kart that can reach... more

Owego woman charged with aggravated drunk driving, harassment
November 10, 2015 - An Owego woman is facing charges following a domestic dispute at a home in the Town of Owego Sunday night, according to New York State Police. Troopers responded to a residence on Pine Hill Road... 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

Motion denied to dismiss Cal Harris murder charge VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - A Schoharie County Court judge has denied a motion to dismiss a second degree murder charge against Cal Harris, according to Harris' defense team. Harris, of Spencer, is accused of killing his... more

O Tannenbaum Holiday Showcase Brings Cheer VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2015 - Tis' is almost the season to be jolly as the holidays are right around the corner. The Tioga History Museum kicked off its 11th annual O Tannenbaum Holiday Showcase in Owego today. The event... more

Tioga Downs Hosts It's Annual Vino At The Casino VIEW VIDEO
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Owego Lumber Mill gets Investment Grant from NYSEG VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - It's been about a year and a half since the Wagner Lumber Mill in Owego caught fire in February of 2014. Since then, the company has looked toward rebuilding, while also increasing its own... more

An Accident Involving a Train and Car in Waverly Leaves No One Hurt VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - Waverly Police and Norfolk Road Police are investigating a train and car crash that occurred Thursday night.   The incident was near the 5 Star Apartment Complex, formerly known as Lefty's... more

Conference Celebrates Women in Business VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2015 - Connecting local companies, expanding marketing knowledge and inspiring business development; that's what the 8th annual Celebrating Women in Business conference was all about.  The conference... more

Election Results
November 3, 2015 - State Senate 52nd District (D) Barbara Fiala 9,746 24% (R) Fred Akshar 31,100 76% Broome County District Attorney (D) Gerald Mollen 19,025 49% (R) Steve Cornwell... more

Town of Owego Boil Water Advisory Lifted
November 3, 2015 - The boil water advisory for the western portion of Apalachin has been lifted according to Town of Owego Supervisor Don Castellucci Jr. All test results have been returned with no... more

A Day Before Elections, 52nd Senate Candidates Work to Win Over Voters VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - The one local race that has won a great deal of attention is between Fred Akshar (R) and Barbara Fiala (D) for the vacant 52nd District Senate seat. Both candidates used their final day of their... more

FEN Grants For Service Expansion VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - Literacy volunteers of Broome and Tioga Counties received around $15,000 in grant money to expand their literary adult program from Broome into Tioga county.  With education and employment being... more

Arrest Made After Monday Police Chase in Owego
October 28, 2015 - An update on a story we first brought you about a police chase in Owego.   32-year-old Phillip Williams has been arrested in the chase and has a number of charges against him as a result of... more

Fiala/Akshar Debate Thursday
October 28, 2015 - League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties and WSKG Public Media will co-host a debate featuring the candidates for New York Senate District 52, Democrat Barbara Fiala and Republican Fred... more

Students Wear Red to Raise Awareness On Dangers of Drugs VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2015 - Tioga County Council and Owego High School students are partnering together this week to celebrate National Red Ribbon week. The National Family Partnership (NFP) organized the first nationwide... more

Reported Police Chase in Owego
October 26, 2015 - Details are limited at this hour, but Fox 40 has received reports of an apparent police chase in the Owego area. We cannot confirm whether the suspect had a gun. However, we have received reports... more

Police: Owego Hit-And-Run Driver Comes Forward VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - Owego Police say the driver involved in a hit-and-run accident in the village at Front and Court Streets on Sunday morning has come forward. Police say the driver caused several thousand dollars... more

Owego Students Participate in Red Ribbon Week VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - At Owego Free Academy High School Monday afternoon, some students were seen sporting a certain accessory. An accessory with an important message. As part of the nationwide Red Ribbon Week... more

Robbery Suspect Fled on Foot to Town of Windsor
October 22, 2015 - Just before 8pm tonight scanner reports came in of a police search for a robbery suspect who fled on foot to Town of Windsor. This is said to be a male suspect, possibly Hispanic or white. He... more

Danish Air Force Aquires Helicopters from Lockheed Martin VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - The hangar of Lockheed Martin in Owego was filled with employees, military officials, and foreign dignitaries for the grand unveiling of the 9 MH-R Rome Helicopters purchased by the Royal Danish Air... more

Disability Mentoring Day gives Window into World of Work VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. As a part of their efforts, the Broome-Tioga Disability Awareness Committee is giving locals with disabilities the opportunity to shadow... more

So. Tier to Present Potential $500 Million Plan in Albany VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - Tuesday is a big day in the Southern Tier's efforts to gain $500 million in state economic development money. Representatives from the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, as well... more

Fred Akshar and Barbara Fiala debate in Endwell VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - After a flood of campaign ads from the two candidates looking to replace Tom Libous in the State Senate, people at the Endwell Rotary Tuesday got to see Barbara Fiala and Fred Akshar up close and... more

Fiala Hosts Education Round Table VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - Democratic State Senate candidate Barbara Fiala held an education round table Monday in downtown Binghamton - and the number one topic on the agenda - the Common Core.     Fiala hosted the... more

Comic-Con Takes Over Tioga Downs VIEW VIDEO
October 18, 2015 - Today was a day for comic book lovers to fan out. The River Road Expo's Comic-Con gave fans a chance to almost become a part of their favorite comics rather than just reading them. "We have... more

Candidates Speak To Community Face to Face At Candidate Fair VIEW VIDEO
October 17, 2015 - Today the League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga counties hosted a candidate fair at the public library in Binghamton. Among those invited were the 52nd New York State Senate, Broome County... more

Special Education Students MOVE at BOCES VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - A special education program at BOCES received national recognition Friday for it's efforts to get students to use their ability to increase their mobility. Representatives from Mobility... more

Could We Enjoy Warmer-Than-Normal Winter? VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - After two brutally cold winters, could we actually enjoy some warmer weather in the coming months?     The National Weather Service released it's winter forecast for the country, and those of us... more

Arrest in Town of Spencer Burlary
October 15, 2015 - A Town of Spencer man is under arrest for a June burglary.     The Tioga County Sheriff's Office has charged 26-year-old Dominick Nehrbass with burglary and grand larceny. Police say on June 22nd... more

Tioga Downs Gets Approved to Apply for License VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - A second hand for Tioga Downs has come up aces.     The New York State Gaming Facilities Location Board has recommended Tioga Downs' application to the State Gaming Commission for a fourth casino... more

Fiala Questions Akshar Over Car Accident
October 13, 2015 - Democratic State Senate candidate Barbara Fiala is raising what she calls ethics questions about her Republican challenger Fred Akshar.     Fiala released State Police incident reports claiming... more

Schumer Calls for So. Tier Heat Funding VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - Senator Chuck Schumer visited Tioga County Tuesday afternoon to address what he says is the need for immediate release of funds to heat Southern Tier's most vulnerable homes this winter.     ... more

Delayed Sentencing for Libous VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The sentencing for former State Senator Tom Libous has been delayed to accommodate Libous' chemotherapy treatment. Libous will now be sentenced on November 24th. Sentencing was originally scheduled... more

Judge Refuses to Overturn Libous Conviction VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A federal judge has rejected former State Senator Tom Libous' appeal to have his felony conviction overturned. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti ruled that the evidence presented in July was... more

Binghamton Man Charged In Attempted Armed Robbery VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - A Binghamton man is under arrest, charged with robbing a convenience store in Newark Valley. The Tioga County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Travis Cornell robbed the Xtramart on the evening of... more

Owego man arrested on child pornography charges VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - An Owego man is facing felony child pornography charges. Mark Moseman, 49, was arrested after New York State Police and Village of Owego Police searched his village apartment. Police say cyber... more

Cuomo Details Upstate Prep for Joaquin VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - The Governors of New Jersey and Virginia have declared States of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Joaquin.     While we are not yet sure if Joaquin will effect New York Governor Cuomo has... more

Owego Music Fest Funds Scholarships VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2015 - People enjoyed some music at the park, while helping future educations.   The first annual OA Foundation Music Fest was held Sunday afternoon at Hickories Park in Owego.  Those who attended... more

Local Authorities Participate in DEA Drug Take Back Day VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2015 - A nationwide effort by the DEA to reduce drug abuse took place today. Local authorities joined forces with Tioga County Council to fight alcoholism and substance abuse with the Drug Take Back... more

Attorney for Tioga County Farm: Gel Fracking is No Loophole VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - An attorney representing a Tioga County farm looking to use an alternative form of fracking says the permitting application is still moving forward with the state.     Adam Schultz is an attorney... more

Fiala, Akshar Campaign Spar Over Ad VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Fred Akshar's campaign, but not the candidate himself, responding to what it's calling a negative ad about him.     The ad makes an issue of the amount of overtime Akshar made as a member of the... more

Is Fracking Really Banned In New York? VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Is fracking really banned in New York state? One anti-fracking activist says no.     Last December the Cuomo Administration prohibited high volume hydraulic fracturing. However Walter Hang of... more

A Four Car Accident In Tioga County This Afternoon VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - A serious wreck was confirmed by Owego Emergency Responders this afternoon.   Fox 40 captured video of the aftermath of an accident on route 38 in Berkshire. The damage to the car shows the... more

Local Discussion Focuses on the Common Core VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - "Issues in education," that was the topic at a local discussion tonight. The League of Women voters of Broome and Tioga Counties review an important element involving local education. The... more

Akshar Supporters Sue Fiala VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - The race for the 52nd District State Senate seat may be headed to court before it goes to the ballot box.     A number of plaintiffs including the head of the Broome County Republican Party are... more

Motorcycle Accident in Richford VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2015 - A motorcycle accident this afternoon leaves one person with injuries described by witnesses as "serious." Authorities tell us that the accident occurred at around 3pm this afternoon on route 79... 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

NYSEG Grant for Upstate Shredding VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - NYSEG delivered it's second installment of a more than $130,000 grant to Upstate Shredding in Owego.     The money is for electricityinfrastructure upgrades at the facility. Earlier this year,... more

FEMA Delivers More Funding to Owego-Apalachin Schools VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer announced FEMA has pledged $11.4 million to the Owego Apalachin School District to rebuild the district's maintenance and storage facilities.     ... more

Fiala Unveils Jobs Plan. Akshar Campaign Responds VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - Senate candidates Barbara Fiala and Fred Akshar are talking about jobs.     Fiala toured a pair of Johnson City businesses Tuesday as she unveiled her jobs plan. She says she would be best to... more

US Attorney: Libous Conviction Should Stand VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - The US Attorney who prosecuted former State Senator Tom Libous says his conviction should stand - this as Libous has appealed to have his conviction tossed and a new trial.     Libous' defense is... more

Owego Couple Elevates Historic Home VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - A pair of Owego homeowners are doing more than just raising the roof. they are raising their entire home.     This to better protect it from future floods. Julie Nucci and Jim Overhiser are... more

Donation Helps Save Tioga Central School District's Extracurricular Activities VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - Tioga Central School District will save its extracurricular programs, this due to a donation of almost $300,000 by Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural.   The $295,000 donation supports Tioga Central... more

Candor House Fire Damages Home, Is A Challenge For Fire Crews VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - In Candor, a house fire on the intersection of Owego Street and Kelsey Road concerns area residents. Just after two this afternoon, firefighters responded to calls of the blaze. According to... more

Tioga Downs Hosts Chicken Wing Eating Contest VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - During halftime of this afternoon's football games, some local fans had a competition of their own. Tioga Downs held its first annual Touchdown Wing Challenge. Eight participants -- seven males... more

Golfers Take to the Links to Raise Money for Broome-Tioga Special Olympics VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - Off to the links, golfers brought out their clubs to compete in a golf tournament Sunday afternoon.  More than 90 people took to the greens at the Links at Hiawatha Landing in a captain and crew... more

Common Core Changes on the Way? VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - More changes could be on the way to how New York is implementing the controversial Common Core curriculum. Governor Cuomo says he will announce changes recommended by a new Commission at the State of... more

Tioga Downs Makes Its Pitch to the State VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - The owner of Tioga Downs made his pitch in New York City in front of the State Gaming Board for a casino license.     Jeff Gural answered questions regarding his second bid for a license. Tioga... more

Fiala Speaks Out Against Facebook Ads VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - "It's what you expect when you are running against a five year old," said Barbara Fiala. Democratic candidate Barbara Fiala feels she is getting cyberbullied on social media for false attacks on... more

Owego Children Help to Beautify the Center of Their Town VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - On Sunday Owego children spent hours helping to beautify the center of their town. Third and fourth graders swept, sprayed and cleaned the Fireman's statue in Courthouse Square.  The idea came... more

A "Big and Rich" Country Star Makes a Stop in Owego VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - A country star paid a visit to a shop full of fans in Owego today. Before heading off to preform live, John Rich, of Big and Rich, held a meet and greet at the Redneck Boot Shop and Western Wear. ... more

Newark Valley Throws Parade to Send Cardinals Off to Season Opener VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - Newark Valley came together cheering on the varsity high school football team.  This as players traveled to Syracuse for their season opener at the Carrier Dome. While the football field may have... more

Dog Park Opens in Owego VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - It's not Disney World but if you have four legs, fur and a tail it might just be better.     The Rebecca Weitsman Memorial Dog Park in Owego opened its door to the public and canine friends... more

Jim "Mudcat" Grant All Star Golf Tournament VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - The 14th annual Jim "Mudcat" Grant All-star Golf Tournament teed off Thursday at The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin. With over 35 sponsors and about 40 guest celebrities, the tournament... more

So. Tier Council Picks Priority Projects To Bring Millions to Area VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council announced it's more than two dozen priority projects that are in line for $30 million in funding from the state.     The projects include... more

Fourth Cal Harris Trial Set VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2015 - Trial number four for Cal Harris is set.     The trial will begin March 2nd of 2016.  Harris is the Town of Spencer man accused of killing his wife Michele in September of 2001. Harris was twice... more

Pre-Trial Conference in Cal Harris Case Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2015 - A pre-trial conference is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Schoharie County in the case of Cal Harris. He's the Town of Spencer man accused of killing his wife Michele in September of 2001.... more

Tioga Downs to Give Presentation to State Gaming Commission VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2015 - Tioga Downs is readying its presentation to the State Gaming Commission on September 10th in its effort to gain a casino license. The facility is still looking to garner local support with its... more

Girlfriend, Parole Officer Testify in Nigel Smith Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2015 - Prosecution witnesses continued to testify in the murder trial of Nigel Smith Friday including Smith's girlfriend and his parole officer. Smith is charged with the robbery and murder of Bretnie... more

Arrests in 2010 Barker Home Invasion VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2015 - After a five-year investigation, two arrests in a home invasion burglary in the town of Barker. The incident occurred on September 3, 2010 at 124 Walters Road. Police say it resulted in the... more

Owego Town Supervisor, Highway Supervisor Trade Barbs VIEW VIDEO
August 11, 2015 - Owego Town Supervisor Don Castelluci told me Monday that he thinks      the Town Board should hold a public hearing and then vote to make the position of Highway Superintendent appointed instead of... more

All-Time Jobs High in NY, but Decline in Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2015 - New York reached its highest employment level ever of more than 9 million jobs in 2014, after adding 538,000 jobs since 2009 - this according to a report released today by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.... more

Joey Chestnut Wins Spiedie Eating Contest Again! VIEW VIDEO
August 8, 2015 - There's a race going on at Tioga Downs, but it doesn't involve horses. Saturday the second annual 10 minute long Lupo's World Chicken Spiedie Eating Championship was held at the venue.  Twelve... more

Details on Tioga Downs' Second Casino Bid VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2015 - Details of Tioga Downs' second bid for a southern tier casino license are coming to light. The State Gaming Commission released a number of documents Tueday. Tioga Downs is proposing a $195... more

Republican leaders select Fred Akshar as their candidate for New York State Senate VIEW VIDEO
August 3, 2015 - Local Republicans have made their pick to run for the Senate seat made vacant by the conviction of Tom Libous. Broome County Undersheriff Fred Akshar is the choice. "The 52nd district needs a... more

Bicyclists Ride Through Tioga! VIEW VIDEO
August 1, 2015 - What a beautiful morning for a bike ride!  Bicyclists are taking a ride through Tioga County. Saturday,  the 13th annual Bike Tioga Event was held at Waverly High School.  Around 100 riders... more

Social Media Reuniting Pets with Owners VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2015 - When Jeff Marcey's boxer Tyson went missing from his Newark Valley home earlier this month, it turned Marcey's family's life upside down. "We basically lived out of our truck. Our leads were 10... more

Police Search for Town of Richford Theft Suspect VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2015 - The Tioga County Sheriff's Office says someone took more than fruit from a You-Pick-Berry stand on Payne Marsh Road in the town of Richford. Deputies are trying to identify a male suspect who... more

Crouch Won't Run for Vacant Senate Seat VIEW VIDEO
July 27, 2015 - One day after Binghamton Mayor Rich David said he will not run for the vacant senate seat formerly held by Tom Libous, another prominent Republican said he is not running as well. Assemblyman... more

Update on Ellis Creek Road Collapse in Barton VIEW VIDEO
July 27, 2015 - Crews are working to repair a portion of Ellis Creek Road in the Town of Barton. This after heavy rains last night caused a portion of the tioga county road to collapse. Barton Resident Dan Dow... more

David Rules Out Run for Vacant Libous Seat
July 26, 2015 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David made his decision. He will not run for the 52nd state senate district seat. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, David said over the past few days he received a... more

Jury Gets Case in Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 21, 2015 - Tuesday the prosecution and defense presented their closing arguments to the jury in the trial of State Senator Tom Libous, who is charged with providing a false statement to the FBI in his alleged... more

Libous Case Rests. Closing Arguments Tuesday. VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2015 - The prosecution and defense rested their cases Monday at the trial of State Senator Tom Libous.  Libous is charged with providing a false statement to the FBI, a felony. The charge is in... more

NYS Corrections Officer Faces 2nd Degree Murder, Victim Transported to Hospital VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2015 - A New York state corrections officer is facing attempted murder charges after police say unlawfully fired a weapon early this morning. Norwich police arrested 33-year-old Wayne Spratley just... more

Belly Busting Burger Comes to Tioga Downs VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2015 - Some friendly competition is cooking up between local restaurants.   Sunday Tioga Downs hosted their first annual Belly Busting Burger Battle.  Local bars and restaurants were asked to bring out... more

How Would You Spend $500 Million Dollars VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - You have a chance to say how the Southern Tier should spend a potential half-billion dollars from the state.     Our area is one of seven Upstate regions who are competing for three $500 million... more

Prosecution Testimony in Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - The trial of state Senator Tom Libous continued Wednesday.   Libous is charged with one count of providing a false statement to the FBI. The agency was investigating Libous regarding his... more

A New Use for Blight and Brownfields? VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2015 - Abandoned and dilapidated. The Gold Medal Ladders building in the Village of Newark Valley is one of the many blighted properties that dot the landscape of the Southern Tier. "Every municipality... more

Newark Valley Mayor Pushes for New Solar Farm VIEW VIDEO
July 13, 2015 - The mayor of the Village of Newark Valley is pushing a plan to demolish an abandoned factory and replace it with a solar farm which he says could take care of the village's municipal power needs.   ... more

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced for Robbery VIEW VIDEO
July 13, 2015 - A 64-year-old man pleaded guilty to first degree robbery in Tioga County Court. Convicted sex offender John Malowsky of Attica, New York was sentenced to 15 years in state prision and five years... more

Officials Close Bridge in Tioga County Due to Deterioration VIEW VIDEO
July 10, 2015 - Decaying conditions are shutting down a bridge over the Owego creek until further notice. According to Tioga County officials, the Park Settlement bridge over the Owego creek has been... more

Tioga County Break-Ins Now Have a Face VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2015 - A person suspected of a recent string of break-ins in Tioga County has been caught on tape. The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating break-ins of vehicles that occurred on East Campville... more

Corn Farm Trying to Cash in on Natural Gas Business VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2015 - Snyder Farm Group known around the Town of Barton for growing corn, but now they're trying to cash in on the natural gas business Snyder Farm Group Spokesman, Kevin Frisbie said, "The Water,... more

Help Wanted With Identification Associated With Vehicle Robberies in Tioga VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2015 - Tioga County Sheriff's are asking for the public's help in identifying the person responsible for a series of break-ins into vehicles. The footage of this surveillance video is of the person... more

Tioga County Fair Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
July 7, 2015 - The Tioga County fair is now underway.  Fairgrounds opened up Tuesday in Owego with their annual horse races. On Tuesday fairgoers were admitted free of charge. The Tioga County Fair is known as the... more

Rays of hope for renewable energy VIEW VIDEO
July 6, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announces today that New York State's Solar Energy Industry has grown by over 300 percent from 2011 to 2014, highlighting an initiative to invest in a cleaner and more affordable... more

Officials React After Bid Dropped for Binghamton Casino VIEW VIDEO
July 5, 2015 - Tioga Downs is now the sole applicant for a casino license in the Southern Tier. According to county officials Jeffrey Hyman has dropped his bid for a casino in Binghamton. Hyman considered... more

Tioga Downs Sends Casino Application to the State VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2015 - The race is on for the fourth and final gaming license in New York State, and two prospective casinos in the Southern Tier will have their applications in the hands of state officials by Monday... more

Teen Charged with Having 11-year-old Video Sex Act VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2015 - Endicott Police have arrested a Nichols teenager, charging him with use of a child in a sexual performance and disseminating material to a minor.     Police say 18-year-old Collin Barney induced... more

Owego Man Faces 10 Years for Heroin Sales VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2015 - An Owego man is facing ten years in state prison after pleading guilty to two counts of attempted sale of heroin.     33-year-old Joseph Farrow tried to sell heroin to another person on September... more

Kayaking Summer Safety Tips VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - Over the weekend a stranded kayaker had to be rescued on the Susquehanna River. First responders found the kayaker clutching a log right below the Ouquaga Bridge in Windsor. So what are some... more

Tioga County Teen Drug Intervention Program VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - The Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse is offering a teen intervene program for community members and professionals. The goal is to help adolescents that mildly or moderately use... more

Army Study Could Better Protect Against Floods VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - The U.S. Army may be one step closer to coming up with a comprehensive flood mitigation study for the Susquehana River Basin.     According to Senator Charles Schumer the Army Corps of Engineers... more

Tioga County Non-Profit Talks Teen Drug Use VIEW VIDEO
June 21, 2015 - A Tioga County non-profit is holding a teen intervention program to address adolescents drug use. Tomorrow the Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse will host a training for... more

Southern Tier Residents Attend First Day Of Strawberry Festival VIEW VIDEO
June 19, 2015 - Thousands of Southern Tier residents headed out to the 35th Annual Strawberry Festival.   Friday the block party kicked off at 5:00 p.m.  with plenty of  activities, music and food. And the... more

Owego Organizers Prepare for Strawberry Festival VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - Owego is gears up for its 35th Annual Strawberry Festival.   Festivities kick off with a block party Friday beginning at 5 p.m. and will continue Saturday at 9 a.m. as well. Visitors can... more

Fire Destroys Newark Valley Home, Pets Missing VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - A home is destroyed and three pets are missing after a fire broke out early Wednesday morning at a house on Pump Hill Road in Newark Valley.     Officials say the animals were were locked in the... more

Budget Passed for Tioga Central School District VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - The Tioga Central School District now has a budget.     More than 70 percent voted for the spending plan, which includes a tax levy increase of more than 17 percent. Back in May, voters failed... more

Flash Flooding a Concern All Week VIEW VIDEO
June 15, 2015 - A flash flood warning is in effect for much of central New York including Broome and Tioga counties from Monday Night at 10 o'clock through Tuesday morning.     This comes after rain Sunday... more

Fallen Firefighter Golf Tournament Held in Owego VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2015 - Locals are taking to the green to remember the lives of fallen firefighters. The Owego Fire Department held its 3rd annual Owego Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday.  The... more

Did EPA Fracking Study Hit the Mark? VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - A new EPA study on fracking has those on both sides of the debate digesting the findings.     According to a draft assessment by the agency while fracking procedures have been carried out in a... more

Owego Officials Respond to Critical State Audit VIEW VIDEO
June 4, 2015 - Village of Owego officials are speaking out after the State Comptroller took the Village to task over it's accounting, calling it's fund balance records inaccurate and unreliable.     Village... more

Comptroller: Owego Records Inaccurate and Unreliable VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2015 - A new report from the State Comptroller's office criticizes some operations in the village of Owego.     According to the report the clerk-treasurer’s cash and fund balance records were... more

Police Arrest Man for Stealing from Candor EMS VIEW VIDEO
June 2, 2015 - Police arrest a Spencer man after they say video surveillance shows him stealing money from a local e-m-s building...   According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, footage shows 52 year-old... more

Waverly Man Charged With Sex With 11-Year-Old VIEW VIDEO
June 2, 2015 - A Waverly man faces multiple sex abuse charges after police say he had sexual contact with an eleven-year-old victim on two separate occasions.     25-year-old Zachary Penrose is charged with... more

Legal Fire Work Sales in (Some of) New York VIEW VIDEO
June 1, 2015 - Monday marked the first day fireworks could be legally sold in New York State - just not everywhere in New York State.     A state law signed last November allowed for the sale of novelty items... more

Local Company Holds Free Community Party VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2015 - An anniversary party gets underway and the entire community is invited. Tioga Opportunities is celebrating their 50th anniversary and invited locals to a free community party.  The company's... more

Tioga Downs Owner Expresses Frustration, Hope With Second License Bid VIEW VIDEO
May 27, 2015 - With the New York State Gaming Commission saying yesterday it expects a second application for a Southern Tier casino license, the only known bidder isn't looking forward to the competition.   ... more

Tioga County Fairgrounds Host Grassroots Sustainability Festival VIEW VIDEO
May 24, 2015 - Thousands head to the Tioga County fairgrounds but its not for your typical fair. Sunday was the second day of the 5th annual Grassroots Big Splash Sustainability festival. The festival... more

Back to the Drawing Board for Tioga Central Budget VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2015 - Officials in the Tioga Central School District are planning their next step after voters rejecting their budget proposal.     That spending plan was the only school budget rejected by area voters... more

Broome-Tioga BOCES Warns of Fundraising Scam VIEW VIDEO
May 19, 2015 - Broome-Tioga BOCES is warning people about a possible fundraising scam.     It's office says it has received reports of a young male going door-to-door in neighborhoods near the Binghamton-Johnson... more

Third Cal Harris Trial Ends in Mistrial VIEW VIDEO
May 15, 2015 - A third trial resulting in a mistrial for Cal Harris. After 52 hours of deliberation jurors remained deadlocked forcing Judge George Bartlett to declare a hung jury. Harris is the town of Spencer man... more

Jury Deadlocked For a Third Time in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
May 14, 2015 - For the third time, jurors in the trial of cal Harris inform the court that they are deadlocked after 11 days of deliberation. This is the third trial for the town of Spencer man charged with the... more

Cal Harris Jury Ends Week of Deliberations Without Verdict VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2015 - Jury deliberations in the trial of Cal Harris will continue into next week as day 7 of deliberations ends without a verdict. This is the third trial for the Town of Spencer man charged with the death... more

Another Day of Deliberations Ends Without Verdict in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2015 - After informing the court that it was deadlocked Tuesday,  the jury in the trial of Cal Harris continued to deliberate Thursday for seven hours. Harris is the Owego man charged with second degree... more

Cal Harris Jury Says It's Deadlocked, Continues Deliberating VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2015 - Another roadblock in the trial of Cal Harris Tuesday when the jury came back and informed the court they were deadlocked. Harris is the Tioga county man charged with second degree murder for the... more

Third Day of Cal Harris Deliberations Ends With No Verdict VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2015 - After 3 days of deliberation, the jury still has not yet reached a verdict in the trial of Cal Harris. Harris is the Tioga County man charged with second degree murder for the death of his wife... more

Owego Man Killed in Race Crash VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2015 - An Owego man is dead after a car crash at an auto race Sunday at Broome Tioga raceway in the town of Lisle.   Police say 38-year-old Michael Smith was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer when he lost... more

Details on $500 Million Competition for Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2015 - Governor Cuomo released more details Thursday on a state competition that could bring half a billion dollars to the Southern Tier.     Seven regions, including the Southern Tier, will compete in... more

Cal Harris Trial Now in Hands of the Jury VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2015 - For the third time the fate of Cal Harris rests in the hands of a jury. The Town of Spencer man is accused of killing his wife Michele who disappeared on September 11th 2001. Jurors began their... more

Horse Racing Season Getting Ready to Kick Off at Tioga Downs VIEW VIDEO
April 29, 2015 - The live harness racing season is about to get underway at Tioga Downs.     They will kick off their racing season on Saturday, the same day as the Kentucky Derby takes place.  Guests are invited... more

Closing Arguments End in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 29, 2015 - After 11 weeks of testimony the case of Cal Harris will soon be in the hands of a Schoharie county jury. Harris is the tioga county man is charged with second degree murder for the death of his wife... more

Harris Trial Delayed VIEW VIDEO
April 27, 2015 - Closing arguments in the trial of Cal Harris have been delayed until Tuesday.     Harris is the Town of Spenser man charged with second degree murder for the death of his wife Michele back in... more

Barton Man Alleged Fugitive From Justice in Texas VIEW VIDEO
April 27, 2015 - State Police have arrested a Barton man, saying he's a fugitive from justice and tried to flee after a traffic stop.     At about noon Sunday police tried to stop 23-year-old Cody Kinnunen for... more

Charging Conference in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2015 - Court is adjourned until Monday in the trial of Cal Harris but attorneys did meet with judge George Bartlett Wednesday morning for a charging conference. Harris is charged with killing his wife... more

A Call for Volunteer Firefighters VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2015 - Broome County officials and local fire companies are looking for volunteer firefighters.     Officials gathered at the Endwell Fire Department Wednesday morning to promote Volunteer Firefighter... more

Fire Destroys Home in Candor VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2015 - A fire destroyed a mobile home in Candor Wednesday morning. Firefighters from Candor, Owego, Newark Valley and Weltonville responded to a fire report around eight am at 4510 West Creek Road in... more

Prosecution Rebuttal Witnesses in Cal Harris Case VIEW VIDEO
April 21, 2015 - Prosecutors finish calling rebuttal witnesses and jurors are one step closer to getting the case of Cal Harris. The Town of Spencer man is charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of his... more

Defense Rests in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 20, 2015 - The defense rests its case as testimony in the third trial of Cal Harris enters week 11. Harris is charged with second degree murder for the death of his wife Michele who disappeared in September... more

Despite Efforts, Owego Resident Unable to Save All Pets From Fire VIEW VIDEO
April 20, 2015 - An Owego resident escapes a house fire with one of her dogs, but was unable to get five other pets.     The fire was at 93 West Ave in the village. Officials say that the fire started this... more

Tioga Downs Hosts River Road Expo VIEW VIDEO
April 19, 2015 - Tioga Downs Casino is showcasing comics and pop culture.     Sunday, the casino held their River Road Expo. All ages were welcome and more than 1,000 people came out to the free event to browse a... more

New York State Police Launch "Speed Week" VIEW VIDEO
April 17, 2015 - If you seem to have a lead foot when you get behind the wheel, you could find yourself paying some hefty fines and penalties.     Starting Friday New York State Police began targeting aggressive... more

Jurors Hear Limited Testimony on Alternate Theory in Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2015 - Jurors hear limited testimony today about Stacy Stewart, the Man Cal Harris' defense team argues is responsible for the death of Michele Harris. This is the third trial for the Town of Spencer man ... more

Operation Safe Stop in Effect VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2015 - Law enforcement officers in the Southern Tier and across the state are cracking down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.     Thursday they were taking part in the 22nd annual... more

Testimony at Standstill in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2015 - Testimony was at a standstill today in the trial of Cal Harris while attorneys waited for Judge George Bartlett's ruling on critical defense evidence. Harris is the Town of Spencer man charged with... more

Home Elevations Begin in Owego VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2015 - The first of what could be dozens of homes in the Village of Owego is being elevated to better protect it from future floods.     This home at 567 East Front Street is across from the Susquehanna... more

Woman Believes Ex-Boyfriend Involved in Michele Harris Disappearance VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - Cal Harris' defense team continues to push for Judge Bartlett to allow testimony they argue would exonerate Cal and implicate someone else in the death of Cal's wife Michele who disappeared in... more

Blood Expert Cross-Examined in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 9, 2015 - The ninth week of testimony wraps up in the trial of cal Harris with the conclusion of testimony from the defense's blood expert terry laber.  Harris is the Owego businessman is charged with second... more

Parents of Child Allegedly Abused by Teacher Speak Out VIEW VIDEO
April 9, 2015 - The parents of the ten year old boy who they say was forcibly removed from his math class by his  teacher and suffered a separated shoulder as a result, have filed a complaint with the New York State... 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

Defense Blood Expert Testifies in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2015 - Defense Blood expert Terry Laber testifies that the blood stains investigators found in the Harris household cannot be linked to each other or to a specific time or event. Cal Harris is the... more

Is Minor Flooding on Tap for This Week? VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - With warm temperatures continuing to melt snow, and with showers forecast for much of the rest of the week, The National Weather Service is keeping it's eye out for potential minor flooding this week... more

NYS A.G.: Tips to Avoid Tax Scams VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - We are just over a week away from tax day which means it's prime time for tax scams. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is issuing some tips.     Among them, the IRS will never demand... more

Cal Harris' Daughter Testifies in His Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - Cal Harris' defense team argues that Jenna Harris should be allowed to testify in her fathers trial to show his attitude towards Michele and how he preserved her memory for their children in the... more

Cause of Nichols Barn Fire Undetermined VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2015 - Tioga County fire officials are officially labeling the cause of a blaze which leveled a horse barn in the town of Nichols Thursday afternoon undetermined.     They also say they will not be able... more

Fire Destroys a Barn in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
April 2, 2015 - A fire has destroyed a horse barn in the Town of Nichols in Tioga County.  Officials say the blaze began around two o'clock Thursday afternoon and the flames and heavy black smoke could be seen... more

Defense Dealt Blow in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 2, 2015 - Judge George Bartlett will not allow Cal Harris' defense team to introduce evidence that they say would show who is truly responsible for the death of Cal's wife Michele. This is the third time... more

Defense Begins Calling Witnesses in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
April 1, 2015 - The state rests its case and the defense team calls its first witnesses Wednesday in the trial of Cal Harris. This is the third trial for the Town of Spencer man who is charged with the death of... more

Sister-In-Law: Michele Harris Said Cal Threatened Her with Gun VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - Jurors learn of threats Cal Harris allegedly made to Michele prior to her disappearance. Harris is the Town of Spencer man charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of his wife Michele who... more

State Leaders Reach Budget Agreement VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - It looks like New York State will have it's fifth straight on-time budget after the Governor and leaders of the Assembly and Senate announced they have reached an agreement.     The Governor has... more

Tioga Downs Holds Job Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2015 - Looking for a new job?  Tioga Downs may have just the position for you. Saturday, the casino hosted an annual job fair hoping to find employees for their growing team for the summer season. The... more

Babysitter Testifies at Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2015 - Jurors get a taste of just how extensively police investigated Cal Harris following his wife's disappearance. Harris is the town of Spencer man charged with the death of his wife Michele who... more

Stopping School Violence Before it Starts VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2015 - On the heels of a massive brawl last week at Elmira High School in the Town of Southport which resulted in 19 arrests local school officials and law enforcement learned how to avoid such incidents at... more

Testimony in Cal Harris Trial Focuses on Divorce Details VIEW VIDEO
March 24, 2015 - Could a cut on Michele Harris' hand have caused the blood spatter found in the Harris home?  This is the question jurors were left with when testimony concluded for the day in the trial of Cal... more

Testimony Focuses on Cal Harris' Demeanor After Michele's Disappearance VIEW VIDEO
March 23, 2015 - As testimony in the trial of Cal Harris enters week number 7 Harris family friends provide insight to Cal's demeanor in the weeks following his wife's disappearance. Harris is accused of killing... more

Trustee Candidates Vote in Owego VIEW VIDEO
March 18, 2015 - Voters are hitting the polls in the Village of Owego. Three trustee positions are on the ballot. Lisa Curatolo, Robin Manville, and Ann Lockwood are running on the "A Positive Change Party" line.... more

An Owego Teen is Facing Felony Drug Charges VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - A teenager from Owego is facing felony drug charges. Owego Police charged 19 year old Megan Lozada with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.  A warrant for her arrest was issued after she failed... more

DNA In Spotlight At Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - Jurors learn the results of DNA tests performed on bloodstains found in the Harris home as the third trial of Cal Harris enters week number six. The Town of Spencer man charged with the death of... more

Michele Harris' Father Takes Stand in Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2015 - The father of Michele Harris testified Wednesday in the trial of the man charged with killing her - her husband Cal Harris. This is Cal Harris' third trial for Michele's murder since her... more

Does Owego Police Survey Violate Election Law? VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2015 - A survey mailed to Owego residents regarding police coverage options is causing turmoil in the village.     The Village Public Safety Committee is listed as the sender of the survey, but Village... more

NYS Police Investigator Completes Testimony in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 10, 2015 - Investigator Steven Andersen completes his testimony after 7 days on the stand in the trial of Cal Harris. This is the 3rd trial for the owego business man who is charged with the death of his... more

Building a $500 Million Plan for the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
March 9, 2015 - With a potential $500 million prize on the line members of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council met Monday to put together what they hope is a half-billion dollar plan.     The... 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

St. Baldrick's Holds Annual Head Shaving Event VIEW VIDEO
March 8, 2015 - The American Cancer Society confirms more than 15,000 new cases of pediatric cancer were found in 2014. The St. Baldrick's foundation is aiming at lowering those numbers with donations by holding... more

A Waverly Man is Facing Child Porn Charges VIEW VIDEO
March 6, 2015 - A Waverly man is charged with promoting and possessing child pornography.     Police say 64-year-old Garold Mosher illegally possessed and uploaded child pornography at his home. He is charged... more

End of 4th Week of Testimony in Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2015 - Thursday wrapped up the fourth week of testimony in the trial of Cal Harris.  Harris is the Owego businessman accused of second degree murder for the disappearance of his wife Michele Harris in... more

Tioga Chamber of Commerce Sponsoring Job Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2015 - The Tioga Chamber of Commerce is looking to get people back into the workforce.     The Chamber is collaborating with Tioga's Employment Center to host a job fair.  More than fifty businesses... more

Fingerprints, Blood at Center of Testimony at Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2015 - Fingerprints found on Michele Harris' van are a touchy subject during testimony Tuesday in the trial of Cal Harris. The Town of Spencer man is charged with the murder of his estranged wife Michele... more

Police: Employees Forced Into Freezer During McDonald's Robbery VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2015 - Police say a McDonald's in Owego was robbed after a suspect displayed a handgun and moved employees into the freezer while he made off with money.     The robbery took place at 1:20 this morning... more

Cuomo Outlines Potential Property Tax Savings VIEW VIDEO
March 2, 2015 - With budget negotiations underway in Albany, Governor Cuomo is pushing his property tax relief program by breaking down by county how much homeowners could save.     According to the Governor's... more

Blood Stains Center of Harris Trial Testimony VIEW VIDEO
March 2, 2015 - Blood staining found at the Harris home is once again the main focus of testimony as the trial of Cal Harris enters week number 4. Harris is the Owego business man charged with the murder of his... more

Michele Harris' Boyfriend Testifies in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2015 - The state calls three witnesses on Wednesday as testimony continues in the trial of Cal Harris. Harris is the Town of Spencer man accused of killing his wife Michele who disappeared in September of... more

Attorney General Investigating Casino Bidding Process VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2015 - The owner of Tioga Downs in Nichols says he doesn't believe anything illegal happened but feels a conflict of interest led to biased information the gaming facility location board used to make it's... more

Tractors, Cattle, Drones? Unmanned Aircraft a New Farm Staple? VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new rules for small unmanned aircraft systems - also known as UAS, or drones- under 55 pounds. These new rules could open new worlds for a number of... more

Cal Harris Trial: Testimony Continues Tomorrow Morning VIEW VIDEO
February 23, 2015 - Cross examination of a key witness for the prosecution continues Tuesday morning in the third trial of Cal Harris. Harris is the Town of Spencer man charged with second degree murder for the... more

Michele Harris' Brother Testifies in Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
February 20, 2015 - Testimony continued in the trial of Cal Harris, the Owego businessman accused of second degree murder for the disappearance of his estranged wife Michele in September of 2001. Friday, the... more

Defense Faces Objections from Prosecution in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2015 - Cal Harris' defense team faced a number of objections during the cross examination of Michele Harris' sister-in-law, Shannon Taylor. This is The third time Harris is being tried for the murder if... more

Prosecution Witnesses Continue Testimony in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2015 - Cal Harris' mistress was one of 3 witnesses called by the State on Wednesday as testimony continues in the trial of Cal Harris. The Town of Spencer man is charged with the murder of his estranged... 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

The Town of Candor Declares State of Emergency VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2015 - The Town of Candor has declared a State of Emergency after a fire at it's highway facility destroyed much of it's fleet. The fire on Monday evening resulted in the loss of about 60% of the... more

Court: Localities Can't Restrict Sex Offender Residence VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2015 - The State Court of Appeals has thrown out a Nassau County law that would keep all sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of a school. It's a ruling that will effect efforts in a number of... more

First Witness Done Testifying at Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2015 - Former Harris family nanny Barbara Thayer questioned by the defense and the prosecution as cross and redirect examinations conclude during the third day of testimony in the trial of Cal Harris. This... more

Officials Determine Cause of Candor Highway Department Fire VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2015 - Tioga County fire investigators have determined the cause of Monday's fire at the Candor Highway Department building.   Officials say that electrical wires in one of the dump trucks had a short... more

Fire Damages Candor Highway Department Building VIEW VIDEO
February 16, 2015 - A fire broke out around 3:45 this Monday afternoon at the Candor Highway Department building.   Candor Fire Department officials say that the fire was under control by 4:45, and nobody was injured... more

Cal Harris Update VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2015 - It was a short, but full week for the Cal Harris trial.   Harris is the Owego businessman accused of second degree murder for the disappearance of his wife Michele in September of 2001. On... more

Harris' Defense Team Spends Hours Cross Examining First Witness VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2015 - Cross examination of the prosecution's first witness continued Wednesday in the trial of Cal Harris. He's the Owego businessman accused of second degree murder for the disappearance of his wife... more

Meth Production Easier, More Dangerous VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2015 - More makers of meth in our area are moving away from using clandestine labs and instead using what's called the one-pot or shake and bake method. It's a process that requires fewer ingredients and... more

Take Part in the Tioga County Kick Butts Day Campaign VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2015 - Students in Tioga County are encouraged to take part in the second annual Kick Butts Day campaign. It empowers youth to stand up and speak out against tobacco use and the harmful marketing... more

Jury Selection in Cal Harris Murder Trial Ends, Opening Arguments Scheduled for Tomorrow VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2015 - After 8 days of jury selection the court has finalized the jury panel and is preparing for opening arguments in what's expected to be a 6-8 week trial for Cal Harris. Harris is charged with the... more

Douglas Every Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2015 - A Tioga County judge sentences Douglas Every to 17 years behind bars. The former realtor was convicted of first degree manslaughter in november for the stabbing death of Milton Jump Jr. in October... more

Bedroom Makeovers for Children with Serious Medical Conditions VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2015 - The organization "A Room to Heal" provides bedroom makeovers for children with serious medical conditions. Thanks to a 5 thousand dollar donation from the Weitsman family and Krebs restaurant  in... more

Is There an Answer to Corruption in Albany? VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2015 - With Sheldon Silver charged with using his Speaker position to make off with millions in payoffs, Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen says it's easy to see why the opportunity for... more

The United Way is Offering Some Help During Tax Season VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2015 - Tax season is upon us and one local organization is offering some help. The United Way of Broome County in partnership with the AARP is offering free tax preparation services for those whose... more

Southern Tier Regional Economic Council Eyes $500 Million Prize VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2015 - Governor Cuomo's plan to award $500 million in economic development money to three of seven upstate regions has the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council sharpening it's plan to win a... more

Candor High School Design Impacts Two Lives VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2015 - Owego Free Academy graduate Jessica Burrell was left a quadriplegic after a car accident in 2008. She has worked her way off of a ventilator and from using a motorized wheelchair to gaining use of... more

Jury Selection for Cal Harris Trial Rescheduled VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2015 - Jury selection for the Cal Harris murder trial is rescheduled for Thursday. This is the third time the trial date has been pushed back.     The 53-year old Owego businessman will face a jury,... more

Debate over the Fate of Sheltered Workshops VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2015 - The clock is ticking on employment centers for the developmentally disabled - sometimes called sheltered workshops. "The state would like us to phase out the sheltered workshops and they would... more

Man in Critical Condition After Car Crash VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2015 - A 20-year-old man is in critical condition tonight after a two-vehicle car crash. The crash happened around 10:30 Sunday morning in Sullivan County on Route 17 East just before exit 94.... more

Cal Harris Trial To Begin Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2015 - The Cal Harris murder trial is scheduled for Wednesday. This will be the third time the 53-year-old Owego businessman will face a jury in the death of his wife Michele who disappeared in 2001.... more

Vestal and UE Clubs Host Badminton Tournament for Charity VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2015 - The Vestal and UE Chinese clubs are raising some money for children overseas. The schools are hosting a badminton tournament with funds going to the Half the Sky Foundation. The foundation... more

Upstate Communities to Compete for $1.5 Billion VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced today that seven upstate regions, including the southern tier, will compete for $1.5 billion in economic development funds.     Only three will walk away with $500... more

Location Board Reopens Casino Bidding Process for Southern Tier Casino License VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2015 - After going bust in the first go-around, prospective owners of a casino in the Southern Tier are being dealt a second hand but will it be good enough to cash in? The state's gaming facility... more

Robbery, Kidnapping Arrests in Owego VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2015 - An Endicott man is facing several felony charges after police say he forced his way into the home of a Citgo gas station employee, kidnapped 3 people and demanded his victims take him to the Citgo... more

Gaming Facility Location Board Re-Opens Application for Southern Tier Casino License VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2015 - The Southern Tier is one step closer to gaining a casino. On Tuesday night members of the State's Gaming Facility Location Board voted unanimously to re-open the application process for a casino... more

Various Students Preview Classes At Seton Catholic Central VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2015 - Seton Catholic Central in Binghamton opened it's doors to sixth-grade students from Broome and Tioga County Elementary Catholic Schools.     The students from St. James, St. John's, All Saints,... more

Owego Strong-Armed robbery VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2015 - One man is in custody after police say he fled on foot after robbing an Owego gas station.     The Tioga County Sheriff's Office says it received a 911 call after 1:30 this morning reporting a... more

Candor Man Charged With Grand Larceny VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2015 - A Candor man has been arrested and charged with grand larceny.   State Police in Owego say 54 year old Thane King had stolen $6261.00 dollars of unemployment insurance benefits from the New York... more

Police Looking for Your Help to Solve Owego Robbery VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2015 - The Tioga County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspect of a strong armed robbery that happened the morning of Christmas Eve.     Police say a suspect demanded money... more

Owego Elks Emporium Holds First Craft and Antique Show of the Year VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2015 - In Owego, residents continued a 41-year tradition Sunday.  The Owego Elks Emporium held their first craft and antique show of the new year. More than 40 vendors filled two sections of the... more

Police Investigate Owego Strong Armed Robbery VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2014 - The Tioga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a strong armed robbery in the Village of Owego this morning.   Police say at about 10 a.m. a suspect entered the John Barleycorn on Front Street... more

One-Car Crash Kills Owego Teen VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2014 - An Owego woman was killed in a one-car crash on Friday night.   Tioga County Sheriff's say 19-year-old Makayla Van Dusen was involved in a one car accident on Dutchtown Road in Owego around 10:30... more

Traditions Endorses Tioga Downs in Re-bid for Southern Tier Casino VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2014 - Tioga Downs and Traditions Resort are partnering hoping to bring a casino to the Southern Tier despite last week's Gaming Board announcement of the license awarded to the Lago Resort in the town of... more

Traditions and Tioga Downs Don't Give Up Hope for Casino License VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2014 - Efforts to bring a casino to the Southern Tier continue. Tuesday morning officials from Traditions at the Glen will hold a press conference in conjunction with Tioga Downs Owner Jeff Gural to talk... more

Students Get a Closer Look at Police K-9 Units VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2014 - Students at Broome-Tioga BOCES got a first hand look at what it takes to be part of a police K-9 unit. New York State Trooper Bruce Shive gave two presentations today to criminal justice students.... more

Libous: State Should Reconsider Giving Southern Tier Casino VIEW VIDEO
December 19, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous is calling on the Gaming Facility Location Board to reconsider it's decision to deny a recommendation for a casino license to one of two Southern Tier locations: Tioga Downs... more

Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Victory VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2014 - Anti-fracking activists took a victory lap Thursday, celebrating the Cuomo administration's decision to ban fracking in New York.     They met in front of Government Plaza in Binghamton Thursday... more

Pro-Fracking Landowners Left Reeling. Lawsuit Possible. VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2014 - While anti-fracking activists celebrate, some landowners are still coming to grips with the state's decision to ban fracking.     The Joint Landowners Coalition of New York, which has 70,000... more

Cuomo Administration Bans Fracking in New York VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2014 - "I will then issue a legally binding findings statement prohibiting HVHF (high-volume hydraulic fracturing) in New York State at this time," said DEC Commissioner Joe Martens. With that... more

Casino Officials Speak Prior to Licensing Decision Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2014 - In just a few days we should know who will be awarded casino licenses in New York. The New York State Gaming Board will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. inside the Empire State Plaza building in Albany.... more

$23 Million in Funding For Owego-Apalachin School Flood Recovery VIEW VIDEO
December 12, 2014 - After many of it's buildings were destroyed in the 2011 flood, the 0wego Apalachin Central School District has received over 23 million dollars in additional disaster relief funding.     The new... more

Chemung and Tioga Counties Partner with NYS DOT to Continue Bus Services VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2014 - Public transportation is still available in Tioga County thanks to a two-county partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation.   The Tioga Rides system was discontinued after... more

Family Enrichment Network Collects Presents for Hundreds of Children VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2014 - You could play a role in helping hundreds of kids have a better holiday this year. The Family Enrichment Network is running it's Adopt-A-Family Program which will help as many as 170 families this... more

Owner of Tioga Downs Feels Confident They'll Get Casino License VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2014 - The New York State Gaming Board is close to deciding who gets upstate casino licenses.   In preparation, the New York State Gaming Board met recently in a closed executive session to discuss the... more

Winterfest Celebration Kicks off at Tioga Downs on Friday VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2014 - Creating memories with friends and family for years to come, that's the goal of the first annual Winterfest at Tioga Downs Casino.   The Winterfest Spectacular kicks off on Friday and runs... more

A Date for a Casino Announcement? VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2014 - December 17 is the date when Southern Tier residents will learn who may bring a casino to the region.     The head of the State Gaming Commission announced the date at today's  meeting. December... more

Family and Attorneys React to Douglas Every Verdict VIEW VIDEO
November 21, 2014 - A grand jury has found Douglas Every guilty of 1st degree manslaughter for the stabbing death of his housemate Milton Jump Jr. After four days of testimony, jurors deliberated for over a day... more

Jury Deliberations Will Continue Into Second Day in Every Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2014 - The jury is still out in the murder trial of Douglas Every, the Town of Tioga man accused of murdering his housemate Milton Jump Jr. in October of 2013. The jury began deliberation at 9:30 this... more

Tioga County Jury to Deliberate in Murder Trial of Douglas Every VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2014 - A Tioga County jury has the case of a man accused of Second Degree Murder. During his closing argument Defense Attorney George Awad was adamant that Douglas Every acted in self defense when he... more

Tioga County Sheriff's Office Warns of Lottery Scam VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2014 - Tioga county sheriff's are warning residents about a scam involving the FBI and the UK Mega Millions Lottery.     Authorities say residents receive an official looking letter from the FBI stating... more

Defense Calls Several Witnesses in Douglas Every Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2014 - Several witnesses testified this afternoon inside the Tioga County courtroom in the Douglas Every murder trial. Every is facing second degree murder charges in connection with the death of... more

Lockheed Martin shows off K-Max Helicopter that fights fire VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2014 - The K-max helicopters have been used in military settings where they helped complete 2,000 missions in Afghanistan. On November 5th 2014, this helicopter along with an Indago quad aircraft... more

Jury Members View Recorded Video Statement in Every Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2014 - Jury members in Tioga County Court heard a video recorded statement from accused murderer 62-year-old Douglas Every Monday. Every is facing second degree murder and tampering with evidence... more

Fatal Pennsylvania Crash Leaves One Dead and at Least Two Injured VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2014 - Pennsylvania state police are investigating a fatal crash that left one person dead and at least two injured.    The crash happened around 8:00 pm Friday. Police say around 8 pm, a vehicle... more

Tioga County Inventor Creates Retractable Gun Grip VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2014 - Saying he was inspired by the NY SAFE Act a Tioga County inventor has developed a product he says could revolutionize the firearms industry.     Derek Decker has created what he calls the Decker... more

Jury Selection Begins in Town of Tioga Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2014 - Jury selection began Wednesday in the murder trial of Douglas Every. The 62 year old Town of Tioga realtor is charged with 2nd degree murder and tampering with evidence in the death of his tenant... more

Police: Owego Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Register Address Change VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2014 - A level 2 sex offender has been arrested after police say he failed to notify law enforcement of an address change. 33-year-old Harvey Smith Jr. was arrested on charges of failing to register and... more

East Windsor Road Bridge to Close Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2014 - Town of Colesville residents using the East Windsor Road bridge crossing into Susquehanna will need to find an alternate route. Starting tomorrow, the bridge will be closed for removal and... more

Libous Defense Speaks Out About Desire to Dismiss Case VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2014 - The defense attorney for State Senator Tom Libous is asking a Federal Judge to throw out the indictment against his client, and says Libous is only interested in complete exoneration.     Paul... more

Owego Museum Displays Holiday Trees VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2014 - Some Tioga County Historical Society Museum members are already getting into the holiday spirit. The museum displays more than 100 decorated Christmas trees for its 11th annual O Tannenbaum... more

Libous Casts His Ballot on Election Day VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - Election Day is here and polls are still open in Broome County until 9 p-m.     A number of local races are drawing attention, including the contest for State Senate in the 52nd District. State... more

Starzak Votes in Vestal VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - Democratic State Senate challenger anndrea starzak voted in Vestal today. Starzak was Town of Vestal Supervisor from 2000 to 2005. This race marked her first attempt at statewide office. She... more

Board of Elections Officials Give Last Minute Voting Tips VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2014 - Election day is Tuesday and Board of Elections officials are giving some last minute voting tips before heading to the polls. Polls will be open from 6 a-m to 9 p-m Tuesday and voters should make... more

Gov. Cuomo Announces Harsher Penalties for Texting and Driving VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2014 - Young drivers who are convicted of texting while driving could end up without a license. Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced stricter laws to combat texting while driving among inexperienced... more

Tioga Downs Casino Hosts River Road Expo Convention VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2014 - Pop culture and comic fans were in for a treat Sunday. Tioga Downs Casino hosted the River Road Expo Convention -- one of the biggest free comic conventions in our area. Hundreds of fans young... more

A Closer Look at the State Senate Race VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2014 - There are many issues in the race for the Senate seat in the 52nd District, but one that is always at the forefront - the economy. Tom Libous stresses his work with Binghamton University to make... 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

100 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized At Newark Valley Home VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2014 - Tioga County Sheriff's have recovered  more than 100 pounds of marijuana at a residence  in the Town of Newark Valley. 45 year old Richard Paugh Jr. was arrested after investigators say they... 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

Governor Cuomo Signs CPR in Schools Bill VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2014 - Could New York join 19 other states that require students to be CPR trained? The American Heart Association is hopeful as Governor Cuomo signed the CPR in Schools Bill Tuesday. The law would... more

National School Bus Safety Week Begins Monday VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - 2.3 million children ride school buses in New York State every day. To help keep them safe, officials want drivers to know how important it is to stop for buses that have red lights flashing. It... more

A New Band Shell Coming To Hickories Park In Owego VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2014 - A new band shell will be coming to Hickories Park in the Town of Owego.     Town Supervisor Donald Castellucci Jr. announced that the town was awarded a $65,000 state grant for the construction... more

Job Mentoring For Those With Disabilities VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2014 - The American Association of People with Disabilities gave some in our area the chance to see what it's like to have job.     On Wednesday more than a dozen local businesses mentored some ... more

Lockheed Martin Signs New Contract VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2014 - More good news for Lockheed Martin in Owego.  The company has been awarded an 8.6 million dollar contract for transmitter receivers.  Officials say its a 3 year contract with no option periods.  The... more

End of Fire Contract with Village of Owego Could Lead to Campville Station VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2014 - The potential end of a contract between the Town of Owego Fire District and the Village of Owego could result in a new Campville Fire Station in the town.     The proposed station would be on... more

Binghamton Fire Chief Remembers Local Fallen Firefighters VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2014 - As two local firefighters lost in the line of duty are set to be honored nationally, Binghamton's fire chief is hoping they are not forgotten.     The names of Owego Fire Captain Matthew Porcari,... more

Lockheed Martin Kick-Starts Charities of Choice Campaign VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2014 - Dozens of non-profit organizations set up shop at Lockheed Martin Wednesday. The company is getting set to kick off it's annual Employee Charities of Choice Campaign.   Each year Lockheed... more

Grant Provides Better Buffer System for Agricultural Runoff VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2014 - Today U.S. Representative Richard Hanna announced  a $300,000 grant that will help develop a better buffer system for agricultural runoff. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded this... more

Discussion Combats Heroin Addiction VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2014 - According to the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids 1 in 20 teens has abused heroin in their lifetime. Parents at tonight's discussion talked about the importance of communicating with their children... more

Fire Totals Home and Cars in Nichols VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2014 - Owego, Nichols, Tioga County, Tioga Center and Wyndham fire departments respond to a house fire in Nichols. Officials say the blaze broke out around 4 Sunday evening on Tuttle Road. According... more

Surplus Auction Offers Additional Revenue VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2014 - Used dump trucks, and police cars were just a couple of the items up for bid today at the county surplus auction. During the auction residents of Broome and Tioga county got the chance to bid on... more

Tioga Residents Get a Chance to "Live Among the Dead" VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2014 - It was a rare chance for Tioga residents to "Live Among the Dead" this afternoon, as the Tioga Historical Society held its 3rd annual history walk throughout historic Evergreen Cemetery. Actors... 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

Tioga Downs Parking Garage Getting Final Touches VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2014 - The final steel beam for the new Tioga Downs parking garage was lifted into place during a press conference this morning.     Construction on the 3 story, 275 space parking garage began last fall.... more

Tioga Downs Holds Interest Fair VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2014 - Tioga Downs Casino held an Interest Fair today trying get a "database" of people that they can contact if they win the full gaming license this fall.     Officials from the Racino expect the... more

Tioga County Shuts Down Tioga Transit VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2014 - After 20 years of providing bus service to its residents, Tioga County is shutting down its public transportation system at the end of November. The decision was made Thursday at a special... more

Farm Owners Invite Locals to Corn Maze VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2014 - Stoughton Farm is gearing up for the opening of its annual 8-acre Corn Maize. The "Maize" features 10-foot stalks and each year includes a message encrypted in the corn. Emily Gachas been working... more

Can Tioga Downs and Traditions Coexist? VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2014 - Two of the three groups trying to earn the Southern Tier casino license are at odds over whether or not they could coexist. Traditions at the Glen and Tioga Downs both presented casino plans to... more

Groups Make Pitch for Casino License VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2014 - The three groups looking to earn the Southern Tier casino license from Albany put their cards on the table in front of the state's gaming board Monday. Traditions at the Glen from Johnson City,... more

Cal Harris Trial Delayed Again VIEW VIDEO
August 30, 2014 - Yet again, the trial of Cal Harris is delayed. This comes after Judge George R. Bartlett III grants the defense's requests for more time. The Tioga County businessman, Harris, is charged in... more

New Owego Law Aimed to Crackdown on Sex Offenders VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2014 - Do more restrictive sex offender laws provide more protection for all? That's the question after a new law passed in Owego last week. Last week the Village of Owego Board passed a law... more

Owego Police: Lock Car Doors VIEW VIDEO
August 21, 2014 - The Owego Police Department is cautioning Owego residents to keep their car doors locked and valuables out of sight after a recent string of larcenies.   Police say in the overnight hours of... more

Over 700 Dogs Compete For The "Best in Show" VIEW VIDEO
August 15, 2014 - More than 700 dogs from more than 100 breeds competed for the all-important "best in show" trophy in Apalachin Friday afternoon.     The Tioga County and Susquenango Kennel Clubs sponsored the... more

Owner of Tioga Downs Says His Quote Was Taken Out of Context VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2014 - The owner of Tioga Downs is explaining his remarks after the Albany Times Union blog quoted him as saying of his customers, "they're overweight, have an oxygen tank next to them."     Jeff Gural... more

Report: Libous' Home Raided by FBI VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2014 - A dozen FBI agents raided the Binghamton home of State Senator Tom Libous and his wife, Frances, on Friday and took records and a computer belonging to Frances Libous.   This according to a... more

Owego Company Rises from the Ashes VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2014 - A lumber mill in Owego is beginning to rise from the ashes after tragedy struck 6 months ago.     A sawmill fire destroyed much of the business in February of this year. Wagner Lumber Mill... more

The Village of Owego Board Comes to a Decision on Two Vacant Police Positions VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2014 - Numerous residents spoke out in favor of adding two new officers to the Owego Police Department but the final decision rests in the hands of the Owego Board of Trustees . It was a close call but in... more

Fatal Hit and Run Suspect Arrested VIEW VIDEO
July 27, 2014 - A man suspected of causing a fatal hit and run Saturday has been arrested.   33-year-old Jason Townsend of Nichols is in custody after he hit a couple on their morning run yesterday with his... more

Jogger Killed on Morning Run VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2014 - A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on his morning run.   41-year-old Daniel Manwarring and wife 43-year-old Karen Manwarring were jogging on West Whitcomb Hill Road just after 6:30 this... more

Woman Faces Charges After Allegedly Stealing From Gas Station VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2014 - An Endicott woman is facing charges after she broke into a gas station and stole more than $3,000 of merchandise. Jamie Kubrak, 22, was arrested after an investigation into a burglary at the... more

Officials Analyze Heroin Use VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - It's been in the headlines and unfortunately, in the lives of too many in the community - it's the heroin epidemic. Wednesday in Owego hundreds who deal with clients who may be users tried to find... more

Fire in Waverly Leaves Woman with Severe Burns VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2014 - A fire at a Waverly restaurant has left one woman with severe physical injuries. When police responded to a reported fire call early Sunday morning at Sister's Family Restaurant in Waverly, they... more

Tioga Man Second Degree Murder Trial Hearing Postponed VIEW VIDEO
July 11, 2014 - Officials are determining the murder trial of a town of Tioga man is adjourned until August. Douglas Every, 62, is charged with stabbing his roommate 39-year-old Milton jump on Thorn Hollow Road... more

Tioga Transportation to Pay Thousands in Settlement Money VIEW VIDEO
July 11, 2014 - A sexual harrassment complaint is leaving Five Tioga transport  workers with thousands of dollars in settlement money. The company's owner, Charles Chapman is accused of making lewd  comments and... more

9 Year Old Steals Father's Pick-up Truck & Crashes Into House VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2014 - Waverly Police are saying a nine year old stole his father's pick up truck and crashed into a house on Cayuta Avenue.     According to police, after stealing the truck while his parents were... more

Tornado Warning Issued For Broome County
July 8, 2014 - The National Weather Service in Binghamton Has Issued A Tornado Warning For Southwestern Broome County, Southeastern Tioga County, Northeastern Bradford County and Northwestern Susquehanna County... more

Lockheed's Latest Project Expected to Create Over 100 Jobs VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2014 - Officials at Lockheed Martin in Owego say the plant is in a period of growth. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer joined workers to celebrate the $1.28 billion contract defense contract awarded to... more

Traditions at the Glen Submits Casino License VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2014 - Tradtions at the Glen's quest for casino construction has reached a major milestone in the process. Executives from Traditions handed in their 107,000 page proposal to the New York State Gaming... more

Follow Up on Newark Valley Explosion VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2014 - Police say a meth lab is what caused an explosion in Newark Valley on Friday afternoon.   The blast took place at 6506 Route 38 and blew off the front door, along with bricks off the side of the... more

Explosion in Newark Valley Home VIEW VIDEO
June 20, 2014 - An explosion at a Newark Valley home sent one person to the hospital Friday afternoon. The blast took place at 6506 Route 38 and blew off the front door, along with bricks off the side of the... 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

Owego Mayor Expects Most Changes in Firefighter Safety Rules to Be Approved VIEW VIDEO
May 31, 2014 - --An update on the battle between Owego's volunteer firefighters and the Village. Owego Mayor Kevin Millar tells Fox 40 News that he anticipates "about 90 percent"  of the proposed changes to... more

Run-off Affects Quality of Water VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2014 - Where does your rain water end up, and how does it  affect the quality of your drinking water?   The Broome Tioga Storm Water Coalition --which covers 15 municipalities  says there is good reason... more

Elderly Woman, Driving Wrong Way, was Victim in Rt 17 East Crash VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2014 - We now have more information on that accident on 17 East near the Nichols exit that we reported to you on Tuesday. It was fatal and the victim was a 79-year-old woman who was driving the wrong way... more

Bike Night in Owego VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2014 - If you like to be with people who like to be on bikes, with the wind in their hair, and enjoying the feeling of freedom of the road--the place to be Wednesday night was in Owego, for Bike... more

Do You Recognize Suspect? Owego CVS Burglary VIEW VIDEO
May 27, 2014 - Owego Police are asking for you help in identifying a suspect, believed to have burglarized a CVS pharmacy in  Owego late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.  The suspect, seen in surveillance... more

Scanner Reports: Serious Injuries in 17 East Accident VIEW VIDEO
May 27, 2014 - Emergency units are still on the scene of a two vehicle accident with serious injuries being mentioned in scanner reports on Route 17 East, near the Nichols exit. The accident which occurred... more

Date Set for Third Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2014 - The prosecution and defense are readying for a third murder trial for Tioga County Businessman Cal Harris:   This one will  start on September 15th, in Schoharie County Court. Harris, arrested... more

School District Budget Vote Results VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2014 - School district voters around the Southern Tier went to the polls Tuesday, casting ballots to approve or reject school budgets.  Not all results were in by newstime at 10PM, but voters were largely... more

Officials Celebrate Presidential Helicopter Contract VIEW VIDEO
May 16, 2014 - "We collectively have an opportunity to see the President of the United States fly onto the South Lawn with a helicopter provided by Sikorski and Lockheed Martin," said Dan Spoor, General Manager of... more

Organizers Still Ask: Why was Sustainability Fair Denied Permit? VIEW VIDEO
May 12, 2014 - It's a music fair to promote environmental sustainability, but it's leaving a trail of controversy as it moves from Binghamton to Owego...   The Big Splash Sustainability Fair has taken place at... more

Authorities: Plot to Kill Asst. D.A. in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
May 12, 2014 - Meanwhile two people are charged with plotting to kill an assistant Tioga County district attorney. According to Owego Town Court, 30-year-old Ashley Nugent and 42 year-old Russell Towner are... more

Man Arrested After High-Speed Motorcycle Chase VIEW VIDEO
May 9, 2014 - State police in Owego are still not saying much about what lead up to the dramatic motorcycle chase along Rt 434 West that spanned two counties Thursday night-- It ended near Exit 65 in Owego,... more

BAE's 7th Tourney to Benefit Wounded Warriors VIEW VIDEO
May 9, 2014 - They are part of the volunteer army which protects and fights for the nation--   And that's why volunteers who run the wounded warrior program put together the golf tournament at Tioga Downs on... more

Wild Motorcycle Chase Ends in Owego VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2014 - A wild police chase of a motorcyclist late Thursday afternoon along Route 434 West-- ending in Owego near  Exit 65. Police haven't released full information yet, but we do know that the individual... more

Mysterious Search in Owego Continues VIEW VIDEO
May 7, 2014 - It could take months. That's what the State Department of Environmental Conservation tells us about that search of an old lumber yard in Tioga County. The search operations began Tuesday at 3481... more

Lockheed Lands Contract for Presidential Helicopter VIEW VIDEO
May 7, 2014 - Lockheed Martin in Owego, along with Sikorski Aircraft, will receive a $1.26 billion contract to build a new fleet of Marine One presidential helicopters...   This announcement made late... more

Protective Suits, Federal Agents, In Search at Owego VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2014 - A number of local and federal agencies spent the day in Tioga County executing a federal search warrant on the site of an old lumber yard. The search happened at 3481 Waverly Road in... more

Enhancing Literacy Skills for Local Adults VIEW VIDEO
May 6, 2014 - Imagine having to fill out a job application but not being able to read the questions. 28,000 adults in Broome and 6,500 adults Tioga County are illiterate. Those are numbers literacy... more

Tioga County River Clean-up VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2014 - Today marks the beginning of Tioga County's stream clean-up project.   This is the 14th year the Tioga County Water Coordinating Committee has enlisted the public to improve the community. If you... more

Casino Bidders Voice Concerns, Ask Questions in Albany VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2014 - Twenty-two bidders for casino licenses, including at least two from the Southern Tier, gathered tWednesday at a pre-bidding conference in Albany. Bill Walsh of Traditions at the Glen and Jeff... more

UPDATE: Owego Again Tables Vote on Revised Firefighters Manual VIEW VIDEO
April 29, 2014 - It was a full house Tuesday in Owego, as volunteer firefighters came to see if the village board would vote for a revised operations manual which the firefighters say they need, to ensure their... more

Almost Off and Running at Tioga Downs VIEW VIDEO
April 29, 2014 - They're just about off and running at Tioga Downs---   Final preparations are underway for the ninth season of harness racing--which begins Saturday. Operators  are calling it the kickoff to... more

UPDATE: Owego Firefighter Protest
April 28, 2014 - Owego firefighters are preparing to fill the hall at Owego's village board meeting Tuesday night-- and are prepared to walk off their jobs--if the board doesn't take action to better insure the ... more

Owego Firefighters Threaten to Quit Over Safety Guidelines VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2014 - Could a slew of firefighters in Owego soon walk off the job? That's the threat if the village board does not approve a new operations manual for the fire department. The new manual was... more

Memorial Park in Owego to Honor Owego Mayor Ed Arrington VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2014 - There's another story in Owego--that's drawing people together:   And Owego resident,  Laura Rodd is organizing volunteers to build a memorial park in remembrance of Owego Mayor Edward Arrington,... more

Casino Bidders Hopeful with Thinning Competition VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2014 - With a thinning field of competitors,  there are two venues left vying for a license from the state to operate a Casino in the Southern Tier:   Both Tioga Downs in Nichols and Traditions at the... more

Six More Arrested in Owego Drug Investigation VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2014 - Six more arrests Tuesday,  as the investigation continues into  the distribution and use of narcotic and illegal drugs in Tioga County:   All six are charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled... more

Crime Victims' Rights Walk VIEW VIDEO
April 21, 2014 - Dozens will look to raise awareness of all the consequences of domestic violence in Owego on Sunday...   The New Hope Center will have it's third annual Crime Victims' Rights Walk from... more

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

Casino at Tioga Downs would mean Golf Course VIEW VIDEO
April 17, 2014 - If Tioga Downs wins a license from the state to operate as a casino you may want to take your clubs. Wednesday Tioga Downs announced it will enter into a partnership with the Tioga Country Club in... 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

Funding will Keep Stream Gauges Operating VIEW VIDEO
April 11, 2014 - Long-term federal funding for nine high-priority stream gauges, including six in the Southern Tier, has been secured: That will stave off their planned closure on October 1st.   This,... more

Binghamton Unemployment Down from February of 2013 VIEW VIDEO
April 1, 2014 - The unemployment rate in Binghamton dropped in February of this year compared to February of 2013. The latest numbers show Binghamton's unemployment rate to be 8.3 percent. This compares to a 9.2... more

Free TDAP Vaccination in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2014 - Can you remember the last time you had a tetanus shot? Well, if you can't,  or if it's been more than ten years, health officials suggest you get your TDAP vaccine. TDAP stands for tetanus,... more

Free Tetanus Shots in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - If you can't remember when you had your last tetanus shot, or if it has been ten years or more, or if you have any contact with babies or are pregnant--Tioga county has a free vaccine for you: ... 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

People Trapped Within Structure Fire in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
March 22, 2014 - A structure fire trapping two people in Tioga County was called in tonight just before 7. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene at 355 route 34 in Waverly, where a trailer was... more

"Kick Butts" Contest VIEW VIDEO
March 19, 2014 - Some local officials are telling kids to go out and kick butts. However, they aren't talking about fighting. They're talking about getting their loved ones to quit smoking. The Tioga County... 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

DOT Has Land Surplus Auction VIEW VIDEO
March 19, 2014 - Looking for a piece of Broome, Delaware or Otsego counties? You can buy a bit of it at a land auction, on Thursday. The state is selling off parcels of land originally purchased for highway... 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

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

Newark Valley Automotive Shop Fire VIEW VIDEO
March 10, 2014 - An automotive shop caught fire Monday morning in Newark Valley. The call came in at 10:21am while one of the mechanics was working on the fuel lines to a truck that they had on a lift.... more

Cal Harris and Children Launch Tip Line VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - Thirteen years after the disappearance of wife and mother Michele Harris, Cal Harris and his four children pleaded for answers from the public. After twice being convicted of killing his wife,... more

Van Etten Teen Arrested in Connection with Fatal Crash VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2014 - A Van Etten teen is now facing charges in connection to a fatal car crash on New Years Eve.   State police say 19-year-old James Crosby is charged with two counts of second degree manslaughter,... more

Help Honor Those Who've Served in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2014 - Honoring the memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and those who earned this Country's highest military honor. That's what a group in Owego is trying to do by raising money to upgrade... 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

Route 17 West Temporarily Shut Down Due to Pile Up VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2014 - A massive accident shut down Route 17 West for two hours Wednesday. It happened around 9:00am Wednesday morning. The pile up involved seven cars and two tractor trailers, and halted traffic on the... more

Ice at Transmitter Causing Temporary Problems for Fox 40, My8
February 19, 2014 - Icing at the transmitter has temporarily knocked Fox 40 WICZ and WBPN My8 off the air.  Technicians are currently attempting to remove the ice.  Normal transmission should resume... 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

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

Millions Coming to Broome & Tioga for Flood Mitigation VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2014 - "The floods are going to occur. What we need to do is minimize their impact," said Vince Pasquale, Co-Chair of the NY Rising Program for Broome County. In an attempt to minimize that impact... more

Missing Lisle Man Found VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2014 - A Lisle man reported missing has been found. Sheriff's deputies say 23-year-old Sean Rake was reported missing when he never made it to work on Monday. They say Rake notified family members... more

Police Need Help Finding Missing Lisle Man VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2014 - Police are trying to locate a 23-year-old Lisle man who's been missing since Monday. Sean Rake was last seen driving a red, 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo. The New York State license plate is DXH... 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

NYSERDA Extends Home Efficiency Grant Program VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2014 - Local homeowners looking to make their houses more energy efficient may continue to get help from the state. This after New York's energy authority - NYSERDA - agreed to reinstate the Home... 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

Fundraiser for Family Who Lost Their Son in House Fire VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - A donation drive is underway to help a Richford family who lost their son in a fire on January 7th. Four-year-old Trent Hulse died in the blaze on West Creek Road in Richford. After the fire... 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

"Parked" Tractor Trailer Roles into Pedestrian, Sends Man to Hospital
January 22, 2014 - The Tioga County Sheriff's office is investigating a Tuesday morning accident which they say caused multiple injuries to a pedestrian. Police say it happened on Corporate Drive as trucks were... 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

Cal Harris Granted Venue Change VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2014 - Owego businessman Calvin Harris has been granted a change of venue for his third trial.  The trial will take place in Schoharie County. Harris's lawyers filed to have the case moved out of... 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

Law Makers Show Support for Casino in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2014 - There was unanimous support from local law makers Thursday to bring a casino to Broome County. With a state committee expected to award at least one casino license in the Southern Tier, the... 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

STREDC Holds Public Meeting VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2014 - The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council discussed Thursday where 81.9 million dollars should be spent to help revitalize the economy. Before the new year Governor Cuomo announced... 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

25th Annual Heart Walk Takes Place This May VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2014 - For the 25th year, residents will gather at Binghamton Universtiy in May to raise awareness about the importance of heart health. The Southern Tier American Heart Association is busy preparing... 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

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

4-Year-Old Boy Dies in Tioga County Blaze VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2014 - A four-year-old has died following a blaze in Tioga County Tuesday.  Crews responded the home at 9266 West Creek Road in the Town of Richford where officials say they found the residence fully... more

Coroner On Scene of Tioga County Fire VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2014 - A coroner was on the scene of a blaze in Tioga County Tuesday afternoon at 9264 West Creek Road in Berkshire. Personnel on scene couldn't confirm that there was a fatality.  The fire started... 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

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