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 Tioga County Shared Services Panel comprised of municipal officials has been... Read More.

Tom Reed to Visit Candor Bus Garage

Congressman Tom Reed will be in Candor on Wednesday, touring the Candor School District’s new bus garage. TST BOCES, Renovus Solar, and the Candor School District are working to construct 3,300 solar modules on seven acres of land, located at the bus garage. Reed... 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 Forks School District: Closed Today Chenango Valley School District: Closed Today Deposit... Read More.

Candor’s Corey Whatley Named an ‘Akshar All-Star’

Senator Fred Akshar visited Candor High School on Wednesday to continue his “Akshar's All-Stars” student recognition program. Akshar's 15th All-Star is Candor High School junior Corey Whatley, recognized for his commitment to academic excellence and service to his fellow students and community. In addition... Read More.

Justin Barkley Sentenced to Twenty-Five Years

A Dryden man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of a UPS driver from Candor. Justin Barkley shot 52-year-old William Schumacher in the parking lot of the Ithaca Walmart. When apprehended, Barkley claimed that he had shot Donald Trump.... Read More.

Rabies Clinic Scheduled for Wednesday in Candor

A Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held tomorrow from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Candor Fire Station. Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets must be at least 12 weeks old at time of vaccination. Please bring proof of prior vaccination if you have it. Dogs... Read More.

Jury Selection Begins in Murder of UPS Driver

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Dryden man, accused of shooting a UPS driver in a Walmart parking lot in Ithaca. 38-year-old Justin Barkley of Dryden is alleged to have killed 52-year-old William Schumacher of Candor. Barkley has claimed he thought... Read More.

Candor Man Charged with Larceny

A Candor man has been charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Petit Larceny, and Trespass following a larceny investigation by the Tioga County Sheriff’s Department. Fifty-year-old Dennis A. Contri of Candor has been arraigned in Town of Newark Court and was remanded to... 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-- New SCBA air tanks Campville Fire Department, Inc.-- $5,000-- Wireless... Read More.

Primary Election Results

Primary Elections were held for certain contested party nominations Tuesday. There were 7 races in Tioga County. The winners of each primary election will get the Republican party's spot on Election Day this November 7th. There were no democratic primary races... Read More.