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Owego-Apalachin Receives Funding from FEMA

After a push by US Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, the Owego-Apalachin School District will finally be receiving their second and final check from FEMA . This check comes from FEMA to help relocate and... Read More.

Owego-Apalachin School Budget Vote Is Today

Today is the Owego Apalachin School district budget vote. Dr. Bill Russell joined the morning show yesterday to talk about how this year's budget is balanced. Voting is open to any registered voters within the OA school district. You can vote between... Read More.

Owego-Apalachin to Hold Public Budget Hearings

Earlier this month, the Owego Apalachin Board of Education approved its proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The budget will be a 3.1 percent increase over the current year. Sixty percent of those increased expenditures are accounted for by increases in special education... Read More.

FEMA Commits to $5.7M to Owego-Apalachin School District

FEMA has officially committed $5.7 million in funding to Owego Apalachin Central School District for construction after the school district received severe damage during Tropical Storm Lee. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced yesterday that FEMA will give the money toward construction of... Read More.

No Injuries in Owego-Apalachin School Bus Fire

A fire occurred on an Owego Apalachin school bus yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Lisle and Patton Roads. One student and the driver were on board when the fire broke out, but both made it out safely. No one was hurt in the fire.... Read More.

Nicole Mathewson Remembered At OFA Vigil

Last Monday, Nicole Mathewson was found dead inside her home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 32-year-old was an Owego native, who moved to Lancaster County to teach at Brownstone Elementary School. Two men were arrested for homicide in connection to her death. But last night, Nicole... Read More.

OFA Students Sign ‘Eyes Forward’ Pledge

A group of Students at Owego Free Academy asked their classmates to put their phones down and keep their eyes on the road. Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) kicked off its Eyes Forward campaign by asking fellow students to sign a pledge promising they... Read More.

Hearing Scheduled on Veteran’s Tax Exemption

OA Schools has scheduled a public hearing on the topic of the Veterans' Tax Exemption. The public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 19, in the large-group instruction hall (LGI), which is located just off the main lobby at Owego Free Academy,... Read More.

Common Ground and OACSD Team to Offer Free Meals for Kids

The Common Ground Food Program is a program designed to help feed children in need in the area throughout the summer. With many families depending on school meals to feed their children, the summer months can prove to be a trying time financially. The... Read More.