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Tioga Downs To Stop Selling Cigarettes

Following the suspension of Tioga Downs’ license to sell lottery tickets for selling cigarettes to a minor, owner Jeff Gural now says that both Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs will no longer sell cigarettes. The 6-month suspension, which began in mid August, does not... Read More.

Tioga Downs Suspended from Lottery Ticket Sales

Tioga Downs has had its license to sell lottery tickets suspended for six months. Tioga Downs was found to have sold tobacco products to a minor. The license will be automatically reinstated at the end of the suspension, around February 18, 2018.

Tioga Downs to Hold Three Job fairs

Tioga Downs new 161 room hotel, restaurant, and spa are coming along nicely. They are set to open in November. To prepare, Tioga Downs is holding several job fairs to ramp up their operation. The job fairs will be held beginning today... Read More.

Route 17 Repairs to Complete by Labor Day

The New York State DOT has announced that repairs to Route 17 will not be completed until Labor Day.That means the highway will remain closed in BOTH directions between Nichols Exit 62 and Lounsbury Exit 63. Flash flooding wiped out the foundation of... Read More.

Flash Flood News Roundup

A stretch of state highway 17 remains closed today after 2 straight days of flash flooding in our area. Since Sunday night our area has been pummeled with torrential downpours on and off. River gauges are getting their workout going up and... Read More.

Tioga Downs to Host Competitive Eating Contest

The #1-ranked and #2-ranked competitive eaters Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie will compete head-to-head at the fourth annual Tioga Downs World Chicken Spiedie-Eating Championship on Saturday, August 12th at Tioga Downs. Sanctioned by Major League Eating, the 10-minute contest will feature Major League Eaters... Read More.

SUEZ water quality report for 2016

SUEZ has announced that the company's annual Water Quality Report has been mailed to customers in Owego and Nichols. The report details the quality of the tap water that the company provided to customers last year, and how it compares to state and federal... Read More.

New FedEx center open in Lounsberry

The brand new FedEx Freight Service Center is now open in Lounsberry. Congressman Tom Reed and other elected officials cut the ribbon yesterday at the location on Buck Road, which is just off Stanton Hill Road near the Best Buy Distribution... Read More.