Pair Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges in Nichols

State police arrested two people for drug and weapon possession after a routine traffic stop. Yesterday at approximately 4 p.m. State Police in Owego pulled over a speeding vehicle on Route 17 in Nichols. Jaron Stevens of Newburgh, and Monica Reyes from the Bronx,... Read More.

Tractor Trailer Rollover Accident in Nichols

A tractor trailer rollover crash backed up traffic last night on Route 17 near Nichols. Damage to the truck was extensive but there's no word or the extent of the driver's injuries. State Police in Owego say an entire section of the highway was... Read More.

No Injuries In Route 17 Crash in Nichols

New York State Police responded in Nichols yesterday afternoon following reports of an accident involving a tractor trailer. According to police, a tractor trailer fishtailed on Route 17 eastbound and clipped a Department of Transportation vehicle. The DOT vehicle was hauling another construction vehicle.... Read More.

Casino Decision Due At 2PM Today

New York State's Gaming Facilities Location Board is expected to make their recommendation this afternoon, for who will get a casino license in the Southern Tier. Four licenses could be recommended for Upstate New York, and they would be divided among the three designated... Read More.

Casino Decision Expected On December 17th

The state Gaming Commission indicated yesterday that its siting board for casinos in New York is expected to make its decisions public on Dec. 17. The Gaming Facility Location Board met Friday, and said it would make its selections at its next meeting. There... Read More.

Tioga Downs Parking Garage Opens Today

The parking garage at Tioga Downs Casino will open to the public today. A 1pm ribbon cutting ceremony will be held. The new garage provides 275 additional parking spaces, and easy access to the casino. The completion of the parking garage marks the end... Read More.

Tioga Downs Parking Garage Opens Friday

After months of on-schedule construction, the parking garage at Tioga Downs Casino will open to the public on Friday. A 1pm ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held, when the garage will open to the public. The first 100 visitors to park in the new garage... Read More.

Spiedie-Eating Competition Coming to Tioga Downs

Tioga Downs in Nichols is set to hold the first-ever World Chicken Spiedie-Eating Competition. Next weekend Tioga Downs will host the 10-minute, all-you-can-eat contest with competitive eaters, including World Champion Joey Chestnut.The competition will be... Read More.