A former priest who once served in Owego has pled guilty to sexually abusing a teenage boy. 83-year-old Ralph Johnson – who now lives in Gibson Township, PA – pled guilty to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse in Susquehanna County Court on Friday. Johnson faces up to... Read More.
A community forum on Owego’s parks will be held Monday at the Owego Elks Lodge. Village trustee Jane Woody and Bob Bassett of the Charles H. Bassett Youth Foundation will host the meeting from 6 to 7:30pm. It will include a history and inventory of... Read More.
A Sayre man has been accused of committing three recent burglaries in Waverly. Village Police arrested 19-year-old Justin Eccleston on Thursday in connection with two burglaries at a pool hall on Broad Street and a third at a home on Ithaca Street. All told, Eccleston is... Read More.
The Southern Tier Athletic Conference announced their girls’ and boys’ soccer all-stars Thursday. For the girls, STAC champion Owego put four players on the league’s Central/East All-Conference Team: Lexi Hilliker, Courtney Malia, Mandy Spadine and goalie Brittany Rando. The Metro/West team features Liz Howell and Erica... Read More.
300 new jobs will come to Lockheed Martin in Owego, but 40 jobs will be eliminated from the site by the end of 2011. The company announced some restructuring Thursday. Lockheed will move all manufacturing work from their Middle River, MD site by the end... Read More.
A Candor man has been arrested and accused of having sexual contact with a teenager. 51-year-old Stephen B. Newman of Owego Road in Candor is charged with eight counts of criminal sexual act, all felonies, and eight counts of endangering the welfare of a child,... Read More.
Lockheed Martin announced some company-wide restructuring Thursday that will affect their facility in Owego. The company will close their Eagan, Minn. facility by 2013 and move all manufacturing work from its Middle River, Md. site by the end of next year. Those decisions will eliminate 1,060... Read More.
The Binghamton Senators blanked the Syracuse Crunch 4-0 Wednesday night in Syracuse. Barry Brust made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season. On the offensive end, Bobby Butler scored his league-leading 13th goal for Binghamton and Corey Locke extended his points streak to... Read More.
Town of Owego leaders adopted their 2011 budget Tuesday. The $6.2 million spending plan includes a property tax increase of 6.3 percent to residents, meaning that the average taxpayer will see their bill go up by around $21 for next year. Town residents will also see... Read More.
No one was injured when a propane truck flipped over on Sulphur Springs Road in Owego Tuesday. The truck was on its way to a delivery around 12pm when the driver says he saw a deer in the road and swerved to avoid it, flipping... Read More.