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Maine-Endwell Moves Forward with Staff Reductions

The Maine-Endwell School District is moving forward with mid-year staff reductions. Thursday, the School Board approved a measure that cuts nine positions. Five cleaning positions were eliminated, as well as two lunchroom positions, a computer services coordinator and a maintenance position. The... Read More.

Vestal School District Receives Grant from Dollar General

Vestal Central School district has been awarded a grant to help with their youth literacy programs. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded a grant of just under $3,900 to the school district for the 2012-2013 school year. The grants are awarded to assist with implementing... Read More.

Veteran Receives Diploma Delayed For Decades

Young and old came together to pay tribute to a World War 2 veteran who never got to graduate until yesterday.  After waiting more than seventy years, Private First Class Robert Hunt finally got his high school diploma from Johnson City High School.  The... Read More.

U-E Education Foundation Innovations Announces Grants for 2011-12

The Union-Endicott Education Foundation has announced its Innovations Grant recipients for 2011-2012. UEEF will be sponsoring nine exciting and creative educational projects totaling over $9,500. These teacher designed experiences encompass students from elementary to high school and numerous subject areas. For more information on the UEEF, visit... Read More.

Owego-Apalachin School Budget Has Been Approved

The Owego-Apalachin School Budget has passed by a margin of 168 votes. The final tally was: YES - 989 (54.6%) NO - 821 (45.5%) Owego voters provided the votes needed for approval, passing the budget by a 629-416 margin. Apalachin voters, however, defeated the budget with 405 NO votes,... Read More.

OACSD: Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Much has been said and written by residents about this year’s OA school budget and Board of Education.  We would like to take this opportunity to clarify our positions and to correct some misinformation that has been circulating in the community.  This is... Read More.

O-A Graduates Ranked First in Region for College Readiness

State Education’s new category puts OFA grads first in the region when it comes to “Aspirational Performance,” while graduation numbers show OA near the head of the class, too OWEGO – When New York state released its latest round of education statistics earlier this week,... Read More.

O-A School District Revised Budget Goes To A Vote Tomorrow

Residents in the Owego-Apalachin Central School District will vote Tuesday on a revised budget for the 2011-12 school year.  The vote comes after residents defeated the district's initial proposed budget on May 17th. The revised plan cuts about $67,000 from the defeated budget.  The... Read More.