Tioga Chamber Business Show Gets New Format

Courtyard Gifts Moves to Owego

Brookdale Vestal West - Fall Open House

Fall Prevention Awareness Month at Elderwood

Sentence Handed Down in Death Of BU Student

26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqui has been sentenced in the death of Binghamton University student Stefani Lineva last December. Lineva was found dead on the median of Route 434 near Pennsylvania Avenue. The man pled guilty to leaving the scene of the accident. He has been sentenced to 60 days in jail to be served on weekends.…

Elmira Police Investigate Two Shootings

Elmira police are investigating two shootings that happened late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.Officials say they responded to the first shooting on the 300 block of West First Street around 11:50 Wednesday night.When they arrived on the scene they found a 32-year-old man who appeared to have been shot in the hand.He was taken…

JC Man Charged with Felony Assault

Johnson City Police have arrested 27-year-old Loren Loftus of Johnson City. Loftus is accused of striking another person in the head with a metal pipe outside a residence on Floral Avenue. He is charged with felony Assault and felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon.The victim was taken to Wilson Hospital Emergency room for treatment of…

Johnson City Man Arrested Following Menacing Complaint

39-year-old Robert Ellsworth of Johnson City was arrested on Monday following a call that he had threatened two people sitting in a car parked on a street near his residence. Ellsworth was charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon and misdemeanor Menacing. Ellsworth was arraigned in the Village of Johnson City Court and was…

BC United Way Executive Director Resigns

The United Way of Broome County has announced that executive director Robin Alpaugh has resigned effective immediately. Lori-Anne Welch, the Director of Resource Development at the United Way, has been named the interim Director, while a search for a replacement is initiated. No specific reason was given for the resignation.

Multiple Arrests Made in ‘Operation Hailstorm’

Three separate search warrants were served in Waverly Wednesday. The warrants were issued by the Tioga County Court as part of Operation Hailstorm. 3 ½ pounds of crystal meth, 2 ounces of cocaine, approximately $50,000, digital scales, packaging materials, metal knuckles, a metal knuckle knife and 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup. Additionally, members of the State…

OA Teachers Ranked Among Best in State

The Owego-Apalachin Central School District’s teachers are ranked 22nd-best in Upstate New York. OA’s teachers were the only Broome-Tioga BOCES region teachers to receive a mention in the Top 25. Every school district in the United States was graded for this report, based on the quality of their teaching staff, to create nationwide rankings of…

Jeffrey Buckler Named BC Fire Coordinator

Jeffrey Buckler has been named the new acting County Fire Coordinator by Broome County Executive Jason Garnar. Buckler is currently the chief of the Harpursville Fire Department. He has been a firefighter for 28 years and has been an EMT for 25 years. Buckler replaces current fire coordinator Thomas Vroman. The appointment will become permanent…

Car Seat Check Event Set for September 26th

Tioga County Public Health is teaming up with Visions Federal Credit Union in Spencer for a car seat check event on September 26th from 4 – 6PM. The event will be at Visions Federal Credit Union, 95 Orchard Street in Spencer. Tioga County Public Health will have car seats on-hand to replace any seats that…