Despite lofty promises in his State of the State address last week, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not get into a lot of specifics nor detail any plan to pay for his so-called progressive agenda at a time when financial officials claim the Empire... Read More.
Spring semester classes start Wednesday for 18,100 students at Binghamton University. On anything but a "spring"-like day, students returned to the Vestal campus amid snow flurries, cold temperatures and gusty winds when dormitories reopened on Sunday. Perhaps the weather will be spring-like... Read More.
Chemung County Deputy Sheriff Dave Padgett was conducting patrol duties Sunday afternoon in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in the Town of Southport when a very large tree fell into the roadway. Padgett was unable to stop and the tree falling hit his... Read More.
While announcing the arrest Friday of a man wanted on a federal warrant for bank robbery, United States Attorney for the Eastern District Richard P. Donoghue said a four-day manhunt was necessary because the man had been released under New York's new bail... Read More.
Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) will hold his January town hall on Tuesday, January 21 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Maine-Endwell Middle School, 1119 Farm to Market Road.This event is free and open to the public. Last year, Brindisi held a town hall in every... Read More.
Johnson City Police arrested Margo L. Reynolds, 41 of Johnson City, on Thursday for Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree in violation of section 155.35 subdivision 1 of the NYS Penal Law, a class D felony. Reynolds is accused a swindling $26,000 in US... Read More.
New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine have filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. The lawsuit, which was joined by 13 attorneys general and the City of... Read More.
Property tax levy growth for school districts in New York state will be capped at 1.81 percent for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, down from a 2 percent cap in each of the two previous years, according to data released by State Comptroller Thomas P.... Read More.
2019 Consolidated Funding Awards were announced recently with the village and town of Owego awarded a combined $2,928,000 and other projects in Tioga County receiving a combined $900K in state funds. The Village of Owego will use a $250,000 Housing and Community Renewal NY... Read More.
Following 12 years of service, the President and CEO of the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce, Gwen Kania, has announced her retirement. She will step down at the end of May. “Working for the Tioga Chamber has been the most rewarding job! The people,... Read More.