The Binghamton School District's Board of Education has declared an emergency situation at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, after workers discovered asbestos last week in a basement crawl space. The Board met early Tuesday to vote on the emergency resolution, which will expedite the process... Read More.
More than 30 Vestal High School students are hard at work at the Youth Police Academy. It's put on by the school district and the Vestal Police Department. Students participate in a variety of activities, including physical training. There's also workshops and demonstrations... Read More.
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.
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.
Binghamton Schools are considering changes to the district's code of conduct. The school board held a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss the proposals. The code of conduct applies to all students, school personnel, parents, and visitors on school property. The proposed updates reflect... Read More.
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.
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.
Results are in, from the Odyssey of the Mind World Competition in Michigan. The team from Owego Free Academy placed 6th in the world. The team received an honorable mention, tying for 6th in a field of 54. The OFA team... Read More.
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.
Just six days away from school budget voting, the Union-Endicott district presented its budget one final time on Tuesday. U-E officials say their goal for the $74 million budget is to relieve, restore, and reserve. The district looks to relieve taxpayers with a tax... Read More.