Newark Valley

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–…

Two accused of stealing tractor parts

Two men are facing felony charges after allegedly stealing tractor parts from Goodrich Auction in Newark Valley. The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office took 34-year-old Theodore Cooper of Nichols and 35-year-old Jack Cooper of Latham into custody around 1:30am Wednesday. The men were riding together in a car that was stopped on Zimmer Road in Newark…

Restore NY funding coming to local villages

Owego, Newark Valley, and Endicott are just a few of the local beneficiaries of $40 million in Restore New York grants. The Village of Owego has been awarded $500,000 for a gateway project in the historic district, while the Village of Newark Valley will receive $100,000 to demolish a former ladder factory. The Village of…

Barn fire in NV overnight

Area firefighters were busy dealing with a reported barn fire in Newark Valley early this morning. The fire was reported around 2am at 544 Wade Hollow Road. Newark Valley firefighters responded to the scene along with tankers from the Owego, Campville, and Weltonville Fire Departments. All units were released three hours later. There is no…

Newark Valley’s holiday celebration next Saturday

Newark Valley’s 11th annual Holiday Magic community celebration is this Saturday from 4-8pm. This year’s event will kick off with a parade to honor the Newark Valley varsity football team which won its first state title this year. Holiday food, music, crafts, and activities will then be available at both the Noble Room of the…

Concert to raise scholarship money for Newark Valley seniors

Tomorrow is the 11th annual Alumni Community Concert for Scholarships at the Newark Valley High School. The concert is held every year to raise scholarship money for current Newark Valley seniors. Performers this year include Newark Valley Alumni: Jewel Griffith, Jenny Gac, Mike Harris and the Men, Shanika Bridges, and many more. The concert begins…

New playground equipment officially unveiled in Newark Valley

The Village of Newark Valley held an official ribbon cutting ceremony for a new playground at Trout Ponds over the weekend. The new $42,000 playground offers updated and more various play equipment for children and was funded by a grant from the Floyd Hooker Foundation. The Village of Newark Valley hopes to even further expand…

Newark Valley Days this Friday and Saturday

Newark Valley Days is back again this year. The event begins this Friday and continues on Saturday. Friday night will feature a quilt show, art show, and musical performance by the Dixiekats at 7pm in the Newark Valley Depot. Then on Saturday, festivities will kick off at 11am with the annual NV Days parade. Musical performances…