A new charity is offering to pay for doctor ordered breast MRIs for women who are not covered by insurance or cannot afford them. The Mary Lukacs MRI Fund is named for a Pulteney resident, who died of breast cancer at the age of 50... Read More.
Several Maine-Endwell High School students are taking part in an international competition on Network Science, sponsored by the National Science Foundation through a grant awarded to Binghamton University. Hiroki Sayama of Binghamton University, visiting scholar Jin Akaishi, and graduate student Benjamin Bush, are mentoring the... Read More.
The Pentagon is delaying the purchase of 124 F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin in an effort reduce the Pentagon budget. The multi year impact of the delays is $6.9 billion. The Pentagon plans to request 32 aircraft in 2012, down from a planned 45. Further reductions... Read More.
Owego Little League President Ken Winters has announced several key dates in this year's Owego Little League calendar. Player Registration will be held Saturday, January 29th and Saturday, February 5th, from 10AM to 2PM, and Tuesday, February 8th, from 6PM to 8PM, at Owego Central... Read More.
The Best Western Grand Victorian Inn in Sayre was damaged Tuesday morning by a broken sprinkler valve. Water damaged the lobby, kitchen, and bar area. Sayre firefighters responded to alarms triggered by the sprinkler and assisted the hotel in preventing further damage. The cause of the sprinkler... Read More.
Lockheed Martin and partner Sikorsky Aircraft have won a US Navy contract worth $1.4 billion. The joint venture, Maritime Helicopter Support Company, will provide parts and repair services for the H-60 Seahawk helicopter fleet. Lockheed's Mission Systems and Sensors division in Owego will be the primary... Read More.
Brittany Rando and Rachel Merrill led Owego in a 43 - 36 win over Chenango Forks in a girls basketball game Monday evening. The win brought Owego to 6 wins and 2 losses in Southern Tier Athletic Conference play. Rando had 19 points and 5... Read More.
An Owego woman was in court yesterday answering to charges of first degree vehicular manslaughter and DWI. 20-year-old Kari Bensley entered a guilty plea yesterday in Tioga County Court. Bensley was the driver of the SUV that crashed on Montrose Turnpike in Owego last... Read More.
A fire in Ithaca has destroyed a downtown business. The call came in around 6:30 last night. Multiple emergency crews responded to the 100 Block of West State Street. Upon their arrival, members of the Ithaca Fire Department saw heavy smoke coming from the... Read More.
The Vestal school district is continuing to investigate an incident at the high school in which some students allegedly targeted Jewish students on “Kick a Jew day.” Seventeen students face disciplinary action in connection with the incidents according to school officials. District officials and... Read More.