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OFA Teacher Headed To Afganistan

A teacher at Owego Free Academy has left the classroom to head back to Afghanistan this week. Mike Oddo is a technology education teacher at OFA, but he also serves as Command Sergeant Major of the 365th Engineer Battalion of the United State Army... Read More.

Graduation Weekend Celebrated

It was high school graduation weekend across the Southern Tier. Among the many districts, Owego Free Academy held their 140th Annual Commencement. The ceremony, broadcast on News Radio WEBO Saturday morning, graduated over 150 Seniors. They spent the morning reflecting on their experiences,... Read More.

Owego-Apalachin Adds Two To 'Wall Of Fame'

The Owego-Apalachin School District added two more names to its Wall of Fame Wednesday evening. At last night's induction ceremony and dinner, Matthew Porcari and George Truesdail were honored. Porcari was a 1997 graduate of Owego Free Academy, and was a firefighter killed in... Read More.

Demolition Of Owego Elementary Has Started

Demolition of the Owego Elementary School began yesterday morning. The building was heavily damaged in the 2011 flood. The district hopes that its replacement will be completed in the same location, two years from now. Elementary students are currently being bused to... Read More.

Demolition Of Owego Elementary Begins

It's a bittersweet day for the Owego community as demolition of the Owego Elementary School began this morning. The building, which was heavily damaged by the flood of September 2011, will be torn down to make way for a new building which the district... Read More.

Local School Budgets Approved By Voters

School budgets were voted on across New York State yesterday, and locally all of the proposed budgets passed. Every district proposed an increase in school tax, but the lowest was the Owego-Apalachin School district with only a 1% increase. Binghamton, Union-Endicott, and... Read More.

Owego Apalachin Receives Additional State Funds

The Owego Apalachin School District is receiving more money from the state than originally expected. At Thursday night's board meeting, board members learned that the amount of state aid for the 2013-2014 budget has been increased by $870,000. Superintendent Dr. Bill Russell spoke of... Read More.

OFA's Odyssey Team Schedules Fundraiser

The Owego Free Academy Odyssey of the Mind team finished in 5th place at the state competition, but their creativity earned them a ticket to the world competition in Michigan next month. At the beginning of the year, Odyssey of the Mind teams are given... Read More.