The family of New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) worker Dennis “Matt” Howe today joined State Senator Fred Akshar, DOT Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez, and other area officials at a ceremony to officially designate the “Dennis ‘Matt’ Howe Memorial Highway.” Akshar and... Read More.
Tioga County Public Health reminds parents that effective Friday, November 1, New York State Law will require all children under the age of two to remain in a rear-facing car seat. Previously, the law only required them to remain rear-facing until their first birthday. Motor vehicle... Read More.
Owego Police Department continues to alert the public and businesses that currently there are fraudulent $100.00 bills being passed. The bills are older style and will pass the "pen" test. Police suggest that you thoroughly examine the $100 bills when you accept them. If... Read More.
FROM WAVERLY POLICE DEPARTMENT: On Wednesday, October 23, Waverly police arrested CARL L. SIMPSON , age 54 , of Waverly, for two counts each of felony criminal drug sale (5th degree) and felony criminal drug possession (5th degree). SIMPSON was wanted on a recently... Read More.
TIOGA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS ISSUED THIS STATEMENT: On 10/24/19, the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that 11-year-old Trinity G. Allen of Owego, has died as a result of injuries which she sustained in a motor vehicle accident which occurred on State Route 17... Read More.
Diane Palfreyman, the sister of Darlene Allen whose two children died in that unfathomable crash on Sunday night on Route 17, is "very weak" as she remains hospitalized at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Palfreyman described her sister's condition in a post to... Read More.
Early voting begins Saturday in Tioga County and throughout New York State. It continues until Sunday, November 3rd. The poll site for early voting will not be your usual poll site location. Tioga County will have one poll site open for Early Voting, which... Read More.
Robert Allen wrote this afternoon on GoFundMe that 11-year-old Trinity Allen has died following the serious wreck on Route 17 (near the Waverly-Sayre exit) on Sunday. (Her brother, Zachary Allen) died at the scene. Zachary... Read More.
October 23, 2019 Dear OA School Community, It is with great sadness that I write this letter to inform you about the unimaginable loss that one of our Owego Apalachin families has suffered. As a result of... Read More.
BREAKING NEWS: Tioga County Sheriff's Office has released the names and additional details about the fatal crash Sunday, involving children, on Route 17 in western Tioga County. The passenger vehicle was being operated by 38 year old Darlene L. Allen of Sayre, Pa., and... Read More.