Unused Railroad Bridge Collapses in Tioga

A railroad bridge in the Town of Tioga, near Latimer Road, collapsed Tuesday morning. The bridge was no longer used for rail traffic. It was used by pedestrians. A nearby rail bridge was closed... Read More.

Public Hearings to be Held on Shared Services

Martha Sauerbrey, the Chair of the Tioga County Legislature, will be conducting a series of public hearings across the county asking for community input on the Shared Services Property Tax Savings Plan Initiative. The... Read More.

School Closings & Delays: Thursday (2/22/18)

Athens School District: 2 Hour Delay Binghamton School District: Closed Today Broome County Catholic Schools: Closed Today Broome-Tioga BOCES: Closed Today Candor School District: Closed Today Canton School District: 2 Hour Delay Central Baptist Christian Academy: Closed Today Chenango... Read More.

Community Responds to Tioga Center Power Outage

NYSEG had a power outage Sunday morning in the Tioga Center area. Tioga Central School was opened for people affected. They had heat, bathrooms, and their kitchen ready. The Nichols Fire Department also had... Read More.

No Injuries in Owego House Fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire Saturday on George Street in Owego. There were no injuries, but three people have been forced to find other shelter. Owego Taxi was also run out... Read More.

Fire Destroys Tioga Center Home

Firefighters from Tioga Center, Halsey Valley, Nichols and Owego responded to a Chimney fire around 11 o’clock Wednesday night. Reports indicate that the fire, at 143 Halsey Valley Road, spread to the back room... Read More.

Grants Announced for Local Emergency Services

State Senator Fred Akshar announced that two dozen area fire departments and emergency squads will be receiving grants totaling $125,000. 6 Tioga County departments received $5,000. They include: Apalachin Fire Department, Inc.-- $5,000--... Read More.

Douglas Every Conviction Upheld on Appeal

The manslaughter conviction of Douglas Every of the town of Tioga has been affirmed by the New York State Court of Appeals. Every was convicted of stabbing his roommate, Milton Jump, in October 2013.... Read More.