Owego

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…

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…

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul Visits Owego

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will be having coffee at the Parkview Restaurant in Owego this morning. She’ll be meeting with the Women’s Suffrage Committee before holding a Press Conference on the Court House steps around 9:30. Hochul, and Assembleywoman Donna Lupardo will join Tioga County Legislature Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey and the Broome-Tioga Women’s…

‘Rally Against Nazism in America’ Held in Owego

Tioga County held a “Rally Against Nazism in America” in the village of Owego Monday evening in Courthouse Square.Protesters speaking out about hatred and racism are converging around the country, saying they feel compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia.

Carol’s Coffee & Art Bar Celebrates 2 Years

Owego’s Carol Livermore came to the WEBO Morning Show on Monday celebrating 2 years of being in business on Front Street. Learn more about Carol’s Coffee & Art Bar on their Facebook page, and listen to the interview here:    

Region Shows Support for People of Charlottesville

Community members in Binghamton gathered Sunday night to show their support for the people of Charlottesville, Virginia.Organizers held the stand against hatred one day after a violent white nationalist rally was held in Charlottesville. The vigil was held at the United Presbyterian Church on Chenango Street. In Owego, a “Rally Against Nazism in America” will…

Owego Village Attorney to Write OPD Elimination Proposal

After Owego village voters turned down two propositions by the village board last week, the Village Board has now authorized the Village attorney to write a proposal dissolving the Village police department. Last week’s referendum sought to eliminate the village court system, and convert the elected Clerk/Treasurer position into an appointed one. There have been…