Upstate Shredding Hires Health & Safety Experts

Upstate Shredding announced on Friday the hiring of two environmental and health safety experts. According to the company, William Marzeski and Joan Roof will evaluate and enhance safety protocols and make sure that the highest level of safety standards are executed at all of the Weitsman facilities. The hires follow an accident in June that…

Auditions Scheduled for ‘A Christmas Story’

The Ti-Ahwaga Community Players have scheduled auditions for the 2017 production of A Christmas Story. Auditions will be held at the Ti-Ahwaga Community Playhouse at 42 Delphine Street, Owego, NY on Tuesday October 10th from 6-8pm, Saturday October 14th from 10-12 and Monday October 16th from 5-7pm. Rehearsals for the production will start on Monday,…

Ti-Ahwaga Theatre Seeks Experienced Producer

The Ti-Ahwaga Theatre is seeking an experienced producer for their annual production of ‘A Christmas Carol’. Duties will include participation in auditions and casting the show, recruiting production staff, schedule rehearsals, manage the budget and advertising, and other duties. If you are interested, please contact the Ti-Ahwaga box office at 607-687-2130.

Ti-Ahwaga Theatre Seeking Volunteers

The Ti-Ahwaga Theatre needs volunteers to help during their production of The Glass Menagerie. Help is needed for Box Office, Concessions, Waitstaff, Greeters, and a house manager. Please call the theatre at 607-687-2130 to volunteer.

Victim Identified in Fatal Upstate Shredding Accident

The victim in Thursday’s fatal accident at Upstate Shredding in Owego has been identified as 48-year-old David Kotwas of Oswego. Koswas was an employee of Riccelli Enterprises oin Syracuse, and was making a delivery of scrap metal. Kotwas parked next to a tractor trailer owned by McFarren Trucking of Hudson Falls, NY. The McFarren trailer…

Secretary of the Navy Visits Owego

The Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, made a visit to Lockheed Martin in Owego on Friday. Spencer gave a speech to employees and inspected several Lockheed Martin projects, including the MH-60R, the Navy’s primary anti-submarine helicopter. The fleet of MH-60Rs are scheduled to be delivered by July 2018.

Oswego Man Fatally Injured in Upstate Shredding Accident

A tractor Trailer driver from Oswego was fatally injured in an accident near Upstate Shredding in Owego.The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at about 11:15 Thursday morning about an accident involving two tractor trailers. A tractor being unloaded toppled over and onto the second tractor. The 48-year-old man was transported to Robert…

Owego Man Headed to Puerto Rico to Assist Recovery Effort

An Owego man has deployed to Puerto Rico to assist the Red Cross in their recovery efforts on the island. Chuck Haupt has deployed eighteen times over the last eight years, most recently to Houston for the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. He is expected to be in Puerto Rico for three weeks.