Binghamton University has announced that they have extended the contract of basketball coach Mark Macon through the 2013-2014 season. Macon had one year left on his current contract. The Bearcats have a record of 6 wins and 18 losses for the season. They have 3 wins and... Read More.
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the East Branch Fire District in Delaware County has received a federal grant totaling $199,500. The funds are from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. East Branch will purchase a... Read More.
The Tioga Chamber Annual Dinner and Community Awards Event on February 3rd was a great success thanks to the support of our friends and Chamber Members. The room looked amazing with colorful Mardi Gras decorations, not to mention the delicious King Cakes in the center... Read More.
Owego ArtWalk ArtTalk DATE: Friday, February 18th , 2011 LOCATION: Beautiful Historic Downtown Owego TIME: 5 p.m. –8 p.m. One of the reasons that Owego is the Coolest Small Town in America is because of its Art Galleries! Visit these galleries and businesses on the evening of February 18th... Read More.
Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala has been named commissioner of the state Department of Motor Vehicles by Governor Cuomo Fiala held a noon press conference to announce her appointment. She has been county executive since 2005. State Senator Tom Libous said that Governor Cuomo has made an... Read More.
Matthew Taranto of Trumansberg has entered a plea of not guilty to a second degree murder charge in the November shooting of his father Sal. His defense attorney said that several defense options are available. Taranto has both Asbergers Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. His attorney feels he... Read More.
David Padilla was fired in 2006 following charges that he ignored an alarm during Ralph 'Bucky' Phillips escape from the Erie County Jail. He was a guard working in the jail's control room the night of the escape. An arbitrator has now ruled that county officials... Read More.
The Owego girls basketball team continued its hot streak with a 60 - 29 win over visiting Susquehanna Valley. Owego now has 8 wins and 1 loss in their last 9 games. Brittany Rando scored 24 points for Owego. Samantha Watson was also in double digits with... Read More.
Acting head of the Department of Environmental Conservation, Joe Martens, expects his Agency to complete its updated rules for gas drilling in June. At a legislative hearing on Tuesday, he said the state needs to proceed cautiously with hydraulic fracturing, but, he added, the regulations... Read More.
Congressman Maurice Hinchey has urged the Department of Defense to reject a potential bid for the presidential helicopter program from China's state-run China Aviation Industry Corporation. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that AVIC may offer its AC-313 helicopter for use in the next Marine... Read More.