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 campaign.
He also talked about investigating the idea of funding EMS service by billing the insurance of people who use the EMS calls.
"We would like to look into whether they can bill or not and whether they can supplement what the village currently pays. Currently the village pays out of village tax payer money about $150,000," said Mayor Millar.
Millar has also talked about moving the village's DPW building out of the floodplain and enrolling the village in the federal community rating system in order to lower flood insurance rates.
NCAA penalizes Syracuse Orange for multiple violations
As a result of the lengthy NCAA investigation, the Syracuse Orange, among other penalties, have been placed on probation for five years for ignoring the "most fundamental core values of the NCAA" for academic, drug, and other violations dating back to 2001. As a result of the investigation, Syracuse must vacate all men's basketball wins from games involving ineligible players from 2004-07 and 2010-2012. The basketball program will also lose 12 scholarships over the next four years, and Head... more
Details on Parade Day Race VIEW VIDEO
Looking to warm up a bit before parade?
You can register for the parade day mile run. The run starts 1:00 o'clock at the Broome County Library and ends at the Belmar pub. A ribbon cutting... more