Pennsylvania Fugitive Arrested in Nichols

This past Saturday, the New York State Police learned that a Bradford County man violated the terms of his house arrest. 20-year-old James Coyne, of Waverly, PA, had apparently stolen a 2012 Ford Fusion and left it at a boat launch on River Road in the Town of Nichols. On Sunday afternoon, Coyne was located,…

Tioga Downs Hotel Officially Open for Business

Tioga Downs has announced that their new hotel is officially open for business. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Friday, December 1st. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by a reception with food and beverages, and tours of the new hotel and all its amenities will be offered. Ground broke in…

Dandy Employees Return Lost Wedding Ring to Owner

Employees at the Dandy Mini Mart in Nichols say that the wedding ring found in their bathroom, has been returned to the rightful owner. It went missing earlier this week. Employees were alerted to its disappearance when they received an anonymous call wondering if it had been found. Employees located it later in the day,…

Jeff Gural Makes Significant Donation to CCN of Nichols

Tioga Downs Chairman Jeff Gural has made a $15,000 donation to the Community Care Network of Nichols. The organization had a cut in state funds and needed 415,000 to remain open. The Community Care Network provides health care information, as well as transportation for the elderly, disabled, and chronically ill.

16th Annual ‘Taste of Tioga’ Held at Tioga Downs

The 16th Annual ‘Taste of Tioga’ was held Friday night at Tioga Downs. The event was organized by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and featured locally sourced vegetables and meat. Funds raised from the event support CCE Services work to promote healthy eating and local farms.

Tioga Downs To Stop Selling Cigarettes

Following the suspension of Tioga Downs’ license to sell lottery tickets for selling cigarettes to a minor, owner Jeff Gural now says that both Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs will no longer sell cigarettes. The 6-month suspension, which began in mid August, does not affect casino operations or horse racing. Tioga Downs IS allowed to…

Tioga Downs Suspended from Lottery Ticket Sales

Tioga Downs has had its license to sell lottery tickets suspended for six months. Tioga Downs was found to have sold tobacco products to a minor. The license will be automatically reinstated at the end of the suspension, around February 18, 2018.