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Waverly Mourns Victim of Auto Accident

The Waverly teenager killed in a car crash in Tioga County, Pennsylvania has been identified. 16-year-old Paul Girolamo, was declared dead at the scene of the crash on Bungy Road in Sullivan township on Saturday. Authorities said he lost control of his car and struck a telephone pole. Police said he was wearing his seatbelt…

Pennsylvania State Police Search for Car Chase Suspect

The search continues in Pennsylvania for a man that state police say led them on a chase before fleeing from troopers and leaving his child behind. Troopers say they tried to stop a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Shawn Palmer for multiple traffic violations Thursday night in Sheshequin Township. They say Palmer, from Athens, has a…

Damage Contained in ‘Rail House’ Fire

Waverly-Barton Firefighters responded to a blaze at The Rail House on Broad Street in Waverly Saturday morning. It was called in at 7 AM. Restaurant owners say damage was contained to the back porch of the building and did not affect the bar, restaurant or apartments upstairs. Fire officials believe it may have been caused…

Arrest Made in Owego Arson

Owego Police have one man in custody, charged with arson, after a Sunday afternoon shed fire in the village. The Owego Fire Department responded to 255 Front Street in the village around 12:35 pm. Authorities said the “ice house”–a building used for storage, located behind Rehabilitation Support Services–was intentionally set on fire and caused extensive…

Start of Bon Jovi Concert Delayed by Late Arriving Flight

Bon Jovi was getting a bad name Friday night at the Dick’s Open for leaving fan’s hanging for an extra hour. The singer was schedule to go on at 9, but didn’t until 10. Bon Jovi’s jet was delayed coming in from New Jersey for the show, causing the much anticipated concert to delay as…

Cuomo Proposes Name Changes to Two New York City Streets

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants two New York City streets renamed. He petitioned to the Secretary of the Army to rename Stonewall Jackson Drive and General Lee Avenue indicating that they were both leaders in the Confederate Army who fought to protect slavery. He wrote in his letter to the Secretary that “symbols of…

Hochul, Lupardo, Sauerbrey Announce Suffrage Centennial Events

Female leaders joined forces Wednesday outside the Tioga County Courthouse to announce the upcoming events for the women’s suffrage centennial. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Tioga County Legislature Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey and the Broome-Tioga Suffrage Anniversary Committee. The icon of the women’s suffrage movement, Susan B Anthony, once spoke at the courthouse.This…

Binghamton Airport Receives Million Dollar Grant

United States Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney on Wednesday announced a grant totaling more than $1 million for the Greater Binghamton Airport.Part of the money will go toward upgrading equipment, while more than $700,000 will go toward developing a master plan for the airport. Delta Airlines is currently the only airline provider at the airport. Director…