Tioga

Douglas Every Conviction Upheld on Appeal

The manslaughter conviction of Douglas Every of the town of Tioga has been affirmed by the New York State Court of Appeals. Every was convicted of stabbing his roommate, Milton Jump, in October 2013. Every had claimed that he had ineffective counsel and that there was misconduct by the prosecution in the case. He is…

Flash Flood News Roundup

A stretch of state highway 17 remains closed today after 2 straight days of flash flooding in our area. Since Sunday night our area has been pummeled with torrential downpours on and off. River gauges are getting their workout going up and down, but not nearing dangerous levels despite the drastic fluctuations. Since yesterday morning…

Authorities discover source of NYE explosion

Authorities have located the source of the large explosion heard and felt across the Twin Tiers on Saturday. According to New York State Police, they have located a large blast site in a field off of Diamond Valley Road in the Town of Tioga. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was called in to assist authorities…

Motorcycle vs Deer accident in Tioga Center

One person was injured and airlifted from an accident involving a motorcycle and a deer on Halsey Valley Road in Tioga Center Friday. At around 10am, Tioga Center firefighters were dispatched to the accident scene in the area of 875 Halsey Valley Road, according to scanner reports. We don’t have many details at this time,…

House fire in downtown Owego

Several Tioga County Fire Departments responded to a house fire in downtown Owego yesterday afternoon. The initial 911 call for a working structure fire at 107 Liberty Street in Owego came in to first responders at around 1pm. Shortly after arriving on scene, the Owego Fire Department requested manpower and resources from the Apalachin, Campville,…

TCSD did not make first round of Smart Schools Bond Act

Tioga Central School District will not be receiving funding in the first round of New York’s Smart School Bond Act. Despite this, Tioga School Superintendent Scot Taylor says that Tioga Central appears to be in good standing to receive money in the next round of Smart Schools funding. The money would be used by Tioga…

Preregistration for Tioga County Fair demolition derby has begun

Jonathon Marks, a representative of the Tioga County Fair, joined us on the WEBO Morning Show this morning to talk about this year’s fair. The Tioga County Fair Board is currently interested in getting individuals to preregister for this year’s demolition derby, which will be on Wednesday July 6th and Saturday July 9th. A copy…