Town of Owego leaders adopted their 2011 budget Tuesday. The $6.2 million spending plan includes a property tax increase of 6.3 percent to residents, meaning that the average taxpayer will see their bill go up... Read More.
It appears that Johnson City and Endicott will not share their code enforcement departments with the Town of Union. Johnson City trustees held off on voting for the resolution Tuesday night after the measure was... Read More.
In other Johnson City news, trustees have taken the first step in dissolving their paid fire department and creating a new fire district. Trustees approved a resolution Tuesday night to start the process of forming... Read More.
No one was injured when a propane truck flipped over on Sulphur Springs Road in Owego Tuesday. The truck was on its way to a delivery around 12pm when the driver says he saw a... Read More.
Lawyers in the legal battle of local residents against IBM will meet Wednesday with a state Supreme Court judge to set up how a trial will proceed. The company is being blamed for TCE pollution... Read More.
Tioga County Treasurer James McFadden has released the details of the county’s 2011 tentative budget. The $68.8 million spending plan is calling for a property tax levy increase of around 2 percent. The tax rates of... Read More.
The Binghamton City Council is ready to accept a federal grant that will pay for four new police officers. The $1.13 million grant would put four new officers on patrol starting in January, putting the... Read More.
Oneonta Police say the woman who was murdered over the weekend was killed by a blow to the head. 26-year-old Sonya Ridge was found dead in the residence of 27-year-old William Sprague early Sunday morning. Sprague... Read More.
A local Congressman-elect had to be hospitalized in Washington this weekend after suffering a pulmonary embolism. Tom Reed was elected to represent the 29th Congressional District two weeks ago. The former Corning mayor was in... Read More.
A woman who once lived in Endicott and Owego was found murdered in Michigan over the weekend. The body of 33-year-old Lynn Spicer was recovered in a vacant lot in Bay City, Michigan, according to... Read More.