In the face of weather warnings about potential flooding in our area over the coming days, the Red Cross urges you to prepare and be aware. They remind you: • Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flood danger. • A car can be swept... Read More.
Join us at the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park on March 18th from 9am – 4pm for a whole day of Otter fun. Dress warm as we’ll be trekking through the zoo to visit Elaine and Leroy, our North American River Otters, and have a... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Flood Watch for a large portion of central New York... including the following counties: Tioga, Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Otsego, Chemung, and Steuben. The Weather Service believes there is a 25-30% chance the area will see a... Read More.
With Tioga County, NY under a Flood Watch, the Tioga Flood Mitigation Group would like to remind area residents to review their family emergency plans and information about what to do before, during and after a flood. An informational brochure published by the Tioga... Read More.
An Owego man has pleaded guilty to nine felony charges related to child pornography. James Galpin, 50, was already a registered sex offender after pleading guilty in 1991 to sexually abusing several minors. A new investigation was launched in June of 2009 when Galpin was seen... Read More.
Maarufu Sababu, 37, of Binghamton was arrested Tuesday following an investigation by the Broome County Special Investigations Task Force. Sababu is charged with the illegal sale of cocaine. He was arraigned in the City of Binghamton Court on two felony counts of Criminal Sale of a... Read More.
Tom Bailey, President of Tioga REAP, announced Wednesday that Tioga REAP was awarded the USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grant to work with Tioga County and the greater Southern Tier communities on a regional economic program. The Sustainable Tioga 2011 program will utilize a training program... Read More.
The average cost of brand-name prescription drugs in upstate New York rose 93 percent between 2004 and 2010 and 11 percent from 2009 to 2010, according to a report issued today by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. By contrast, generic prescription drug costs on average increased by... Read More.
The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce is holding a membership drive during March. Letters have gone out, businesses are being visited and chamber volunteers are encouraging Tioga County businesses to join and experience the benefits of Chamber membership. Joining the Chamber, means companies can expand business... Read More.
Union-Endicott High School senior Kyle Berner has been named one of 3,000 candidates for the 2011 Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from the nearly 3.2 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year. Kyle is the son of Andrew and Deborah... Read More.