Firehouses across New York State will be opening their doors this weekend, hoping people in their communities will visit and perhaps make a decision to volunteer. Volunteer fire departments have been hard hit in recent years by declines in membership. The Firemen's Association of... Read More.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks held their Annual Northeast Central Regional Hoop Shoot Competition on March 26th in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Grace Thomas from Apalachin, who represented Owego Elks Lodge #1039 was the winner in the Girls 10-11 year old competition. Grace made 16 out... Read More.
The Family Reading Partnership of Owego Apalachin will host a bookfair at Barnes & Noble Town Square Mall on Saturday, May 7 from 10am to 10pm. The fundraiser will include a student artwork display, poetry with student readers, storytime with the child’s favorite stuffed animal,... Read More.
The Waterman Conservation EDucation Center is seeking volunteers to help with school classes, at special events and more. A meeting for potential volunteers is being held April 13th from 9:30 – 10:30 AM The Centyer is at 403 Hilton Road, Apalachin. If you are not yet involved,... Read More.
NYSEG plans to take a brief electric service interruption on Friday, March 18, 2011 starting at 10:00 AM. The planned outage, which should last no longer than five minutes, is necessary to conduct a voltage conversion job along Talcott Street in Owego. The areas affected will... Read More.
A short electricity outage is planned for parts of Owego at 10AM on Friday March 18th. The outage is expected to last for about five minutes. The streets affected will include Talcott, George, Hill, Adeline, Spruce, West, NY Rt. 96 from East Avenue to approximately ½... Read More.
Approximately 120 local 8th grade students will visit the Lockheed Martin facility for a National Engineers Week event today. Lockheed Martin has been sponsoring this annual event since 1998, and this year we will once again host Binghamton East, Binghamton West, Candor, Newark Valley, Owego-Apalachin,... Read More.
The Apalachin Lions Club has awarded the Uplinger Award to Lion John Sobotka. The award is in recognition of John’s service to the community and leadership within the Lions organization at the local and state level. Sobotka was responsible for expanding the Club's Christmas basket project. He... Read More.
The Apalachin Lions has announced that Gae Crosby was selected for Apalachin Club Woman of the Year. Gae’s recognition is the result of her activities within Tioga County and her focus has been the Special Olympics. Gae serves as the Special Olympics Group secretary and Training... Read More.