Local Sports from Tuesday, Dec. 7

Fresh off their victory at the Newark Valley Invitational, the Owego wrestling team won 10 of 15 matches against Susquehanna Valley Tuesday night to beat the Sabers 51-28. Also Tuesday, Johnson City won the final... Read More.

O-A Voters Approve Bus Replacement

Owego-Apalachin residents approved a proposition Tuesday that will pave the way for the district to purchase four new school buses. The vote was 210-192 in favor of purchasing three new full-size buses and one smaller... Read More.

Police: Ithaca Shooting Suspect in Custody

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office says they now have a suspect in custody for Tuesday’s fatal shooting in Ithaca, they announced this morning. The shooting, around 2am, left 47-year-old Paul Garcia dead in a parking... Read More.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Owego

Veterans and a few members of the public took time Tuesday to commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Owego. Tuesday was the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. The Owego VFW hosted an... Read More.

O-A Residents Voting on Bus Proposition

Owego-Apalachin School District residents are voting Tuesday on a proposal to purchase four new school buses. It is part of the district’s replacement plan, which calls for buses to be taken out of service after... Read More.

Alleged T-Burg Murder Moves to Grand Jury

A mentally disabled man accused of murdering his father has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. 28-year-old Matthew Taranto allegedly shot his father, Sal, in the stomach several times last week. Taranto’s attorney, Scott Miller,... Read More.

Ithaca Shooting Victim Identified

The victim of an early-morning homicide in Ithaca has been identified as 47-year-old Paul Garcia. Garcia was shot to death in a parking lot at the Maplewood Apartments on Maple Ave. in the city just... Read More.

Candles Blamed for Fatal Fire in Binghamton

Binghamton fire investigators say unattended candles were the cause of the fire that killed three people in the city on Saturday morning. The candles were left burning in the first floor living room at 534... Read More.

Elmira Woman Sentenced for Poisoning

An Elmira woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for poisoning her stepson. 24-year-old Melissa Englehardt was found guilty of manslaughter for poisoning the 21-month-old boy last November. Englehardt confessed to the crime in... Read More.