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Dance Teacher Gets 11 Years to Life for Child Sex Abuse VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2016 - A Tioga County dance instructor will spend 11 years to life in prison for two counts of sexual assault against a child.   39-year-old Julie Werkheiser was sentenced on Friday. Werkheiser... more

Sales Tax Revenue Drops in Broome, 29 Other Counties VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2016 - 30 counties in New York, including Broome, Tioga, Chenango, and Delaware saw a drop in sales tax collections in 2015.   The drop in Broome County was two percent, or roughly $2.5 million.... more

Local Students Collect Soup for 'Souper Bowl of Giving' VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - Apalachin Elementary students are marking the big game with their 2nd annual 'Souper Bowl of Giving.' Students spent the week collecting and giving soup for donation to the local Tioga ministries... more

Reward Offered In Search For Wanted Sex Offender VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2016 - The New York State Crime Stoppers and U.S. Marshals Service need your help locating a violent sex offender with ties to Broome and Tioga counties. Jeffrey Ryan, whose last known address was in the... more

Schumer Vows To Fight For More Federal Funding In The Southern Tier
February 4, 2016 - There could be hope for those applying for government funding in The Southern Tier. Senator Charles Schumer says that of the masses of applications that are sent to the federal Economic... more

State Gives Real-Time List of Treatment Beds
February 3, 2016 - New York State today launched a website that updates in real time the number and location of treatment beds available to recovering addicts. The State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse... more

Candidate Steve May Explains Why He's Making a Move for Owego Mayor VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2016 - Earlier this week, a village of Owego trustee announced that he'll challenge Mayor Kevin Millar (D) for his position. On Friday, republican Steve May told Fox 40 why he's making a move for... more

Motor Vehicle Accident in Newark Valley Region VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - At around 8:20pm Thursday night, Fox 40 received scanner reports of a motor vehicle accident on Lamb Road and Dalton Hill Road. This is in the Newark Valley area. According to the early reports, it... more

Cal Harris Arrested for Alleged Verbal Harassment VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - Calvin Harris, the man accused of murdering his wife in September of 2001, is facing a new harassment charge after an incident in the Town of Owego last month. According to state police, Harris... more

One Car Fatal Accident in Tioga County Under Investigation VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - New York State Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Wednesday in Tioga County. On Wednesday around 11:13 a.m., Police responded to a 911 report of a one vehicle roll-over... more

Update on Fatal Accident in Town of Tioga VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2016 - A man is dead after a fatal accident in the Town of Tioga.   The one-car crash happened on Halsey Valley Road about 11:45 Tuesday morning. Tioga County Sheriff's Office said 26 year old, Chad... more

Emergency Call for Blood Donations VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - Severe winter weather since the New Year has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states.     That means more than 9,500 donations have gone uncollected, stressing an... more

STREDC Meets For First Time Since Striking $500M Jackpot VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Counsel held its first meeting since the Southern Tier hit a $500 million jackpot in December. The purpose of Tuesday's meeting, held at Binghamton... more

Owego Mayor To Be Challenged By Village Trustee in Upcoming Election VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - Village of Owego Mayor Kevin Millar (D) is being challenged for his position -- by a sitting village trustee. Republican Steve May has served the village board since 2014. On Monday, he announced... more

Police: Speeding Man had 28 Grams of Marijuana
January 25, 2016 - Police have arrested an Owego man for criminal possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on State Route 17 early Friday. Police observed Aaron J. Richards, 22, speeding at 84 mph on State Route... more

Owego Woman Charged with Stealing $70,000 from Company VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - An Owego woman is charged with stealing $70,000 over a six-year span from the company she worked for.     Owego Police have charged 47-year-old Denise LaBarron with Grand Larceny in the Second... more

School Tax Cap 0.12 Percent VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - Schools will have a property tax cap on near zero for the coming year. State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli announced that figure Wednesday. This affects the tax cap calculations for 677 school... more

Group: NY Tax Burden Tops Country VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - New York has the highest tax burden in the country. This according to the think tank the Tax Foundation. That group says New Yorkers' state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income is... more

Pre-Trial Conference in Cal Harris Case Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - There will be a pre-trial conference in the Cal Harris case Wednesday at 2pm. According to Harris' defense attorney Bruce Barket it will allow lawyers to meet the new judge assigned to the case. ... more

$2 Million in State Money for Drug Treatment Beds VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Governor Cuomo announced $2 million in funding for 50 new drug treatment beds in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, or Western New York.     The beds will be at either one 50-bed site or two 25-bed... more

Grant to Help Halt Breast Cancer VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - With help from a new grant, a local program continues promoting early detection screening for women.  Screening that can help women cut their risk of breast cancer.    The Binghamton YWCA's... more

Police: Missing Plates Led to D.W.I. Arrest
January 11, 2016 - An Apalachin man missing license plates led to his arrest for D.W.I. On Saturday at about 7:33 p.m., New York State Police arrested Alexander G. Perry, 30 of Apalachin, for misdemeanor aggravated... more

First Responders Thank Gural for Coming to the Rescue With Donation VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - A local EMS squad is taking time out to thank Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural for a generous donation that's making saving lives easier and safer. The Tioga Center EMS squad was struggling to raise... more

Crown Holdings to Bring 160+ Jobs to the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has announced that Crown Holdings will invest $132 million in a new manufacturing facility in the Southern Tier. According to the Governor’s office, the new facility will... more

Tioga County Health Dept Hosts Meeting on Emergency Preparedness VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - The 2011 flood that hit the southern tier shocked area residents and sent the region into crisis mode.     To combat a future emergency, the Medical Reserve Group, or MRC of the Tioga County... more

First Day at the New Owego Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - "There's no place like home." About 500 students got to enjoy their brand new home today with the opening of the new Owego Elementary School. And it made a strong first impression. "I thought,... more

$450 million Lures New Powerball Ticket Buyers VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - Strong ticket sales increased the Powerball jackpot to $450 million, according to lottery officials. New York is one of 44 Powerball states. The NY lottery reported a spike in ticket sales for... more

Cuomo Announces $10 Million for Emergency Services VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Over $700,000 has been allocated for Broome and surrounding counties emergency service’s as a part of a $10 Million grant announced by Governor Cuomo Wednesday. Governor Cuomo announced $10... more

Waverly Assault Sends Homeless Man to Jail VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2015 - A homeless man in Waverly has been arrested and charged with felony burglary and assault charges. On Monday, Waverly Police responded to a 911 call on Howard Street in Waverly for a violation of... more

New Jobs To Come At Tioga Downs VIEW VIDEO
December 28, 2015 - Nearly 500 jobs will be coming to Tioga Downs as it prepares for its much talked about casino expansion.  "One job or 1,000 jobs it's always a good thing and Tioga County is growing and expanding... more

Owego United Methodist Opens Doors, Arms to Community on Christmas VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2015 - An Owego church is keeping bellies full, and spirits bright, this holiday by welcoming in hundreds for its annual Christmas dinner. Volunteers at the Owego United Methodist Church make it their... more

It's the First Day of Winter. So, Where's Winter? VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - We're a few hours away from the official start of Winter, but we're quite a few degrees away from it actually feeling like Winter You may have heard it by now. A major El Nino weather pattern in... more

Serious Accident on 434 on Broome and Tioga County Border VIEW VIDEO
December 21, 2015 - No one was seriously hurt in an early evening two car wreck in the Southern Tier. At around 5:30 on Monday evening, Fox 40 received scanner reports of a major accident on State Route 434 on the... more

Elementary Artists Fighting Drugs VIEW VIDEO
December 19, 2015 - Some local artists were recognized for their work tonight...but these weren't just any artists..these were elementary school student artists. Saturday night, 37 of these young artists were... more

Getting Local Food to Area Schools VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2015 - Local farmers may find it easier to get their food into area schools.     The state is giving the southern tier farm to school project $75,000. The money will be used to hire a pair of people to... more

Some Local Drug Arrests to Report in Your Friday Crime Wrap
December 18, 2015 - A narcotics trafficking investigation has lead to three felony drug arrests in Village of Sidney. A 22-year-old named Harry A. Ramirez, known as "J.R." or "Junior," of Sidney and the Bronx was... more

Activists Mark One-Year Anniversary of Fracking Decision VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - One year ago Thursday New York state banned fracking. Activists on both sides of the debate marked the anniversary.     Isaac Silberman-Gorn of Citizen Action of New York said in a statement, ... more

Owego Blood Drive Continues Tradition of Giving Back VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - On Thursday, continuing a tradition of gratitude, Owego played host to the 19th annual Castellucci Memorial Blood Drive.  The event keeps the memories of the town supervisor's parents alive, while... more

Lourdes Hospital Brightens Christmas for Familes in Need VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - A holiday celebration is a treat no family should have to go without. This year, more than 85 local families won't have to -- thanks to Lourdes Hospital's Christmas Mission Project.  During the... more

Budget Bill Should Keep Lockheed Helicopter Projects On Course VIEW VIDEO
December 16, 2015 - Two major helicopter contracts at Lockheed Martin should stay on track.     The House and Senate could vote as early as this week on a federal budget bill that includes over $507 million for the... more

Structure Fire Reported in Spencer, New York VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - Just after 7:30 pm, Fox 40 received scanner reports of a structure fire in Spencer, New York in Tioga County. The incident occurring on North Railroad Avenue. Authorities have confirmed the fire... more

Suspect in Fatal Owego Accident Pleads Not Guilty VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - The man charged with striking and killing a Taylor Garbage employee with his car pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Town of Owego Court.     72-year-old Donald Ulmer entered the plea on a charge of... more

Owego-Apalachin Board of Education Searches for New Superintendent VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - The Owego-Apalachin Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent. Tuesday night the board held its first workshop by screening various resumes in a process that will likely... more

Police: Driver Threw a Hammer at Another Car
December 15, 2015 - New York State Police have made an arrest after a road rage incident from Friday. Police arrested Thomas L. Lightbody, 45, of Candor, NY for the Felony Criminal Mischief and other traffic... more

New York State Funding Programs to Help Infrastructure and Agriculture VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - The office of Governor Andrew Cuomo is releasing details on a couple of funding programs. One to benefit infrastructure in the state and the other to benefit agriculture in The Southern... more

Regents Board Meets About Common Core Changes VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - The State Board of Regents met Monday to review the recommendations a task force has made to overhaul the Common Core curriculum.     The recommendations include calling for providing educators... more

A Wreath To Honor Fallen Veterans For Christmas VIEW VIDEO
December 12, 2015 - Saturday was Wreaths Across America Day and Owego's Tioga County Veterans Memorial held their 9th annual wreath laying ceremony earlier to honor the veterans. Participants laid down evergreen... more

Will We Really Get $500 Million? VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - So just what made the Southern Tier's proposal good enough to grab the $500 million dollar prize in the Upstate Revitalization Initiative? And will we actually see half a billion dollars?.     ... more

Early Look at Where The $500 Million is Going VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - The Southern Tier won the $500 million from the state as part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. Of the half-billion dollars, $117 million has already been allotted to 100 projects throughout... more

Big Win for Southern Tier Brings $500 Million to Create Jobs VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - The Southern Tier received $500 million as a part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative Awards. Leaders say the historic investment will have a $3 billion impact on the regional economy and create... more

Panel Calls for Common Core Overhaul VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - Education leaders, parents and groups against New York's Common Core standards weighed in Thursday on a task force's recommendations to overhaul the program. In its final report, more

BOCES Criminal Justice Students Get Hands on CSI Experience VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - Criminal justice students at Broome-Tioga BOCES are learning to solve crimes -- using their math and science skills.  Dozens of students, who are aiming for careers in law enforcement, got... more

Libous Appeals Conviction VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - Former State Senator Tom Libous has appealed his felony conviction for lying to the FBI. Libous was sentenced on November 24th to six months house arrest and a $50,000 fine, as well as two years... more

Car Wreck Near Tioga Downs Sends Two to Hospital VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - Just before 7 Wednesday, Fox 40 received scanner reports of an accident on West River Road near Tioga Downs. The Nichols Fire Department responded  to this two-car collision.  We have learned... more

New judge being brought in for fourth Cal Harris trial VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - A new judge has been appointed to preside over Cal Harris' fourth murder trial, which is scheduled to begin next March. Harris' defense team confirmed that Columbia County Court Judge Richard... more

Local veterans sound off on combat roles opening to women
December 8, 2015 - Local veterans are reacting to the United States defense secretary's recent order to open all combat jobs to women. In January, the ban will be lifted that prohibits women from entering front line... more

Tioga County Holds Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - More than 70 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, people in Owego honored those who experienced that fateful day firsthand.   Organizers of the remembrance ceremony say its purpose is to honor... more

Female Addicts to Have More Opportunity for Help VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - Women struggling with addiction in our area will soon have a greater chance of finding help.     Fairview Recovery Services in Binghamton is building a $3.6 facility that will have 18 beds - 16... more

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Dragging A Man Hanging Onto Her Car
December 5, 2015 - A woman was arrested earlier this week after she allegedly dragged a man who was hanging on to her car. Police arrested Kara Schultz,24  on Tuesday on a warrant that was issued for her arrest... more

Senator Gillibrand Works to Fund Bridge Work in the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2015 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is touting a new measure to give state the authority to use more federal funds on local bridge improvement.   This is good news for Broome County. 29 of its bridges are... more

Stocking Stuffing for Military Kids in Owego VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - The spirit of generosity was at Lockheed Martin today. Operation Homefront teamed up with volunteers from Lockeed Martin to stuff stockings for children of members of the armed services. The 400... more

Owego Audit Results Analyzed By Its Supervisor VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - The Town of Owego Supervisor discussed the State Comptroller's audit of the Tioga County town today.   The audit revealed that the current balance for the town's Highway Fund is at... more

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

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