Schools

Owego Elementary has Fire Safety Demonstration

Students from Owego Elementary School got a chance to see a fire safety demonstration Friday.A demonstration was put on Friday afternoon by Campville Fire Captain Lee Dunham, to show why it’s important to keep doors in your home closed at night in case of a fire. Dunham used a fog machine and a small home…

Superintendent’s Conference Set for AO Schools

Owego-Apalachin schools will have early dismissal today. Owego Free Academy and Owego-Apalachin Middle School will dismiss at 10:55AM. Apalachin Elementary and Owego Elementary will dismiss at noon. There is no school on Friday for a Superintendent’s conference. There is no school on Monday for Columbus Day.

SUNY Broome Holds Chicken BBQ for Harvey Relief Efforts

Student program clubs from SUNY Broome’s business and professional studies division are holding a chicken barbecue today from 11 til 2 to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Event activities also include games, entertainment, a photo booth, cotton candy, hamburgers and hot dogs. The barbecue lunch is just $10 (to go) at SUNY Broome.…

OA Teachers Ranked Among Best in State

The Owego-Apalachin Central School District’s teachers are ranked 22nd-best in Upstate New York. OA’s teachers were the only Broome-Tioga BOCES region teachers to receive a mention in the Top 25. Every school district in the United States was graded for this report, based on the quality of their teaching staff, to create nationwide rankings of…

Owego-Apalachin School District Assisting Flooded Texas School

The Hardin-Jefferson school district in Sour Lake, Texas, was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and suffered flood damage much like Owego Elementary in 2011. It turns out that a teacher at Hardin-Jefferson graduated from Owego Free Academy in 1998. Cheryl Edwards King also worked in Owego as a Head Start teacher. She was in the Owego…

Back to School!!!

School buses are back on the roads across our listening area today. It is the first day of school for most districts in the Southern Tier. Be sure to give yourself a little extra time and patience this morning as bus drivers get used to their new routes, and students get reacquainted to the rules…

WEBO Sports Roundup – August 2, 2017

The Rumble Ponies played Trenton Tuesday evening. The Rumble Ponies defeated Trenton 3-1. New York Mets outfielder Juan Lagares played center field for the Rumble Ponies last night, beginning a Major League rehab assignment. Lagares, who played for Binghamton in 2011 and 2012, fractured his left thumb in June. New York Mets pitcher Rob Gsellman…

Relay for Life Today at OFA

Relay for Life of Tioga County is today at Owego Free Academy, starting with the opening ceremony at noon. The celebratory Survivors Lap is 12:15pm this aftermoon. After dark, the Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for 9pm. Relay for Life is a fundraising and awareness event for the American Cancer Society. Relay of Life for Tompkins…