TCSD Superintendent on WEBO ahead of cap. project vote

Whole Health Nutrition Center on WEBO

OFA Sports Booster Club Auction Feb. 25

Tioga Chamber Annual Dinner Feb. 9

Breaking news: Owego couple accused of stealing $20K in cash from woman’s employer

An Owego woman has been accused of stealing more than $20,000 in cash from her employer. The Owego Police Department arrested 28-year-old Katelyn Miller, Friday on charges that she stole $21,500 in cash from her employer, Ben Weitsman & Son on Main Street in Owego. Miller is now facing felony charges for grand larceny and tampering with evidence along with a misdemeanor count of conspiracy. Her boyfriend, 35-year-old Brooks York, was arrested Saturday and charged with criminal possession of stolen property and also tampering with evidence. Both were sent to the Tioga County Jail after arraignment in village court.

Owego church to host Free Family Movie Night

The Owego United Methodist Church in Owego will host a Family Movie Night this Saturday. All families are invited to this free event to watch the movie “Heaven is for Real.” Free refreshments will be served, including drinks and popcorn. The movie will be shown at 7pm Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of the church at 261 Main Street in Owego. Jeff Dimick from the church was a special guest on today’s WEBO Morning Show. The full interview can be heard below.

Fire destroys garage in Rome, PA

A trucking company garage was destroyed by fire in Rome, PA yesterday. Two employees inside the Romanik Trucking garage on Route 187 reported a fire at 2pm. By the time firefighters arrived, flames and a large cloud of smoke were visible. A total of 10 different departments from Bradford County responded to the fire call, and some in Tioga County were put on standby. Flames were out by 6pm and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but it is not believed to be suspicious. Part of Route 187 was closed while crews battled the fire. The building was used to service the trucks in the Romanik fleet.

TCSD capital project vote today

Tioga Central School District residents will vote today on a $7.55 million capital project. Most of the project involves infrastructure improvements, and would relocate the district offices to the high school. An additional state grant will be used to turn the existing office building into pre-kindergarten classrooms. More information is available on the TCSD website. Voting will be held from 11am to 8pm in the middle school gymnasium.

Shooting victims accused of assaulting shooter

Two of the victims of Friday’s shooting in Binghamton are now charged with assaulting the alleged shooter. 28-year-old Muhammad Wesley and 22-year-old Shamel Hunter were allegedly shot by 20-year-old Fuquan Campbell after a physical altercation inside the Yellow Deli at 121 Susquehanna Street. The district attorney’s office has now charged those two with third-degree assault, saying they initiated the confrontation inside the deli. Campbell is then accused of pulling out a pistol and shooting the two men along with a bystander and himself. No life-threatening injuries were reported. Police are still investigating the incident.

NYSP: Human remains discovered near Bath

New York State Police say a hiker found human remains just outside of Bath on Sunday. They are now asking for the public’s help to identify the body. Investigators say the remains were found in a wooded area near Muck Circle and Wood Street just outside of the village. They had been exposed to the weather for an extended period of time. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 607-776-6866.

Sect. 4 announces this year’s Hall of Fame class

Section 4 has announced that 23 people will be inducted into the Section 4 Hall of Fame this year. Elmira Notre Dame graduate and two-time Olympian Molly Huddle headlines this year’s class, which includes 16 athletes, two coaches, and four contributors. Another member of this year’s class is the former Megan Shay of Candor. The basketball standout scored 2,205 points in her five-year career, third-best in Section 4 history, and was named the state’s Class C Player of the Year in 2005. Former Windsor three-sport star and current Wagner College head football coach Jason “Hoss” Houghtaling will also be inducted this year. The hall of fame class will be honored between basketball championship games at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena on March 4.

Armed Robbery in Johnson City

Johnson City Police are looking for the man responsible for robbing a gas station and convenience store at gunpoint last night. Police say a white male entered the convenience store at 143 Riverside Drive around 9:30pm, showed a handgun, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. The man ran along the street towards Binghamton after leaving the store. Police say he was wearing a dark brown hoodie, blue jeans, and a scarf over his face. Their investigation continues.

NASCAR on WEBO: Logano wins Clash

Joey Logano won yesterday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona in the first official event of the NASCAR season. As heard on WEBO, Logano was in third to start the final lap, but was able to capitalize after Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski made contact in front of him. The race was postponed by rain on Saturday. Also yesterday, Chase Elliott qualified on the pole for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 while Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr. qualified second. The rest of the lineup will be set in qualifying races Thursday live on WEBO.