Apalachin

Traci’s Hope Holds 14th Annual BBQ Fundraiser

The community came together on Saturday to enjoy an outdoor barbecue and help fight breast cancer.Traci’s Hope hosted its 14th annual fundraiser at the Apalachin Firemen’s Field. There were raffles, prizes, and of course a barbecue to raise money for local men and women fighting breast cancer.Traci Gibson, who is the inspiration behind the organization,…

Traci’s Hope Fundraiser Saturday in Apalachin

Gordy & Mary Shiner stopped by the WEBO Morning Show on Friday to tell us about the annual Traci’s Hope Fundraiser.  Traci’s Hope is a local organization that collects donations and distributes them to people who are fighting breast cancer.  Funds are used to help cancer patients with financial struggles during their treatment process.  The…

Grants Announced for Local Emergency Services

State Senator Fred Akshar announced that two dozen area fire departments and emergency squads will be receiving grants totaling $125,000. 6 Tioga County departments received $5,000. They include: Apalachin Fire Department, Inc.– $5,000– New SCBA air tanks Campville Fire Department, Inc.– $5,000– Wireless radio equipment for two water rescue boats Candor Emergency Squad, Inc.– $5,000–…

Burglary Arrest Made in Apalachin

New York State Police have arrested 44-year-old Michael Kelly of Apalachin. He’s charged with 3rd degree Burglary charges after troopers responded to a 911 call Sunday for the report of a man breaking things and threatening the owner of Sweeney’s Market on State Route 434 in Apalachin. The owner of the store says he heard…

Kayaking for a Kure Registrations Due 8/1

The Kayaking For A Kure event registration deadline is Tuesday, August 1st.  Organizers of the event were on the WEBO Morning Show Friday.  The event raises money for local Cancer Fighter Jocelyn Kline and Traci’s Hope.  It features a kayak ride on the Susquehanna River from the Apalachin Boat Launch to Hickories Park.  The event…

Perkins Restaurant Opens in Apalachin

The new Perkins restaurant in Apalachin is officially open, as of 6 o’clock this morning. The restaurant, on 434, employs 100 people, and is owned by Rajumaanar Enterprises Corporation. Company President Beth Ann Smith says they flew in Perkins employees from Wisconsin, Georgia and Florida to train the new staff. The franchise hopes to bring…

3-car MVA on Route 17 Thursday

A three-car motor vehicle accident was reported on Route 17 Eastbound in the area of Lindsey Lawn & Garden in Apalachin just before 8am today. The Apalachin Fire Department responded to the scene and transported one person as a precaution. Traffic was detoured onto Route 434 for a short time while the accident was cleared…