Owego

Fire Destroys Candor Home

The epidemic of area fires continued Monday afternoon with a fire that destroyed a mobile home at 155 Owego Street in Candor. It is believed that the fire originated in an electric heating device being using to thaw water pipes. One firefighter suffered minor burn injuries. The family of four was able to evacuate safely.…

Chenango Forks wins STAC Team Title; OFA’s James Merritt Wins

The STAC wrestling tournament in Owego saw Chenango Forks earn the team title for the third straight year with 203 points. Union-Endicott finished second with 169 followed by Johnson City, Vestal, and Chenango Valley. In the 285 pound class, Owego’s James Merritt earned a tight 1-0 decision over Chenango Falls’ Tom Knapp. Owego’s Hayden Bell…

Union-Endicott Leads STAC Wrestling Tournament

Day 1 of the Southern Tier Athletic Conference Wrestling Championships sees Union-Endicott leading. U_E has a score of 82.5 going into Day 2. Vestal is second with 78 points, Chenango Forks has 76.5. Johnson City is currently fourth. Saturday’s final day of competition will begin at OFA in Owego at 10AM.

Felony DWI Arrest on Route 434 in Owego

Robert H. Andreasen, 28, of Endwell was arrested last weekend on Route 434 in the town of Owego, for felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, obstruction, refusal to take an Alco-Sensor test, and an open container. In addition, the vehicle was uninspected and had no headlight. Andreasen was arraigned in…

School Closings & Delays, Friday 1/21/2011

Location Status Afton School District Two Hour Delay Andes School District Two Hour Delay Arkville Head Start Closed Athens Area School District – PA Closed Bainbridge-Guilford Schools Two Hour Delay Binghamton School District Two Hour Delay Blue Ridge School District Closed Broome County Catholic Schools Two Hour Delay Candor School District Two Hour Delay Canton…

Edward Jones, Wegman’s Make ‘Best Companies’ List

For the 14th year in a row, Wegman’s has made the list of ‘The Hundred Best Companies to Work For’, published by Fortune magazine. Wegman’s, which has stores in Johnson City and Ithaca, came in at #3. Edward Jones, the investment firm that has an office in Owego, came in at #2. SAS, a privately…