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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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