Owego

Owego Receives Grant to Assist Conversion to LED Streetlights

New York State will contribute $325,000 in state funding for an LED streetlight conversion project in the Town of Owego. Senator Fred Akshar and Owego Town Supervisor Don Castellucci announced the grant Wednesday afternoon. With the cost of the project set at $604,000, the state funding will bring the cost for the Town of Owego…

Village of Owego Voters Reject Two Propositions

Village of Owego residents went to the polls Tuesday to vote on two propositions put up by the Village Board for referendum. One would abolish the Village Justice Court and transfer their responsibilities to the Town of Owego, while the second proposal would make the Clerk/Treasurer appointed by the mayor rather than elected by the…

Fire Destroys Front End Loader at Upstate Shredding

Campville Firefighters responded to a fully-involved equipment fire at Upstate Shredding Tuesday morning. It happened just after 9 o’clock. Nobody was injured, but a large industrial front end loader was consumed by fire. Another smaller skid steer also burned. Campville Firefighters had the fire out within a half hour of their arrival. According to Upstate…

Tioga County Fair Opens Today

The Tioga County Fair opens today. Gates open at 8AM but the official ribbon cutting will be held at noon by Tioga County Officials. Also at noon, the NYS Sire Stakes will be held on the track with free admission to the grand stand. Fearless Flores will be at 3pm and 5pm, Baywings Falconry at…

Owego to Receive State Grant for LED Lighting

State Senator Fred Akshar and Town of Owego Supervisor Don Castellucci will announce state funding to help convert 529 light fixtures in the Town of Owego to LED this afternoon. This improvement will save taxpayers an estimated $64,008 annually.The event will take place on Glann Road in Apalachin at 3:30.

Village of Owego Residents Go to the Polls Today

Village of Owego residents will go to the polls today to vote on two propositions adopted by the Village Board in June. The first proposal would abolish the Village Justice Court and transfer their responsibilities to the Town of Owego. The second proposal would make the Clerk/Treasurer post an appointed position rather than an elected…

No Injuries in Upstate Shredding Equipment Fire

Campville Firefighters responded to a fully-involved equipment fire at Upstate Shredding this morning. It happened just after 9 o’clock. Nobody was injured, but a large industrial front end loader was consumed by fire. Another smaller skid steer also burned. Campville Firefighters had the fire out within a half hour of their arrival. The cause of…

Kayaking for a Kure Registrations Due 8/1

The Kayaking For A Kure event registration deadline is Tuesday, August 1st.  Organizers of the event were on the WEBO Morning Show Friday.  The event raises money for local Cancer Fighter Jocelyn Kline and Traci’s Hope.  It features a kayak ride on the Susquehanna River from the Apalachin Boat Launch to Hickories Park.  The event…