A tractor trailer spilled close to 75 gallons of diesel fuel on Route 17 last night. According to New York State Police, the driver of the truck veered onto the shoulder in the passing lane and started to jack-knife. The driver was able to... Read More.
Lockheed Martin in Owego is teaming with the Tioga County Boys and Girls Club and Tioga Downs for a Day at the Races event this Friday. The family-oriented event will start at six o'clock trackside at Tioga Downs. The cost for a ticket is... Read More.
The New York Gaming Facility Board has published summaries of the seventeen casino applications submitted to the state at the end of June, and some new details regarding the casinos have been revealed in the summaries. According to the board, Tioga Downs' plan is... Read More.
With applications for casino licenses due to the state at 4 o'clock Monday, the decision of which of three groups gets to build a casino in the Southern Tier is officially in the hands of the state. Applications were due to the New York... Read More.
A Nichols man has been arrested following an alleged stabbing incident which took place at the Owego Beer Garden on the rooftop of Tioga Trails at the corner of Lake and Main Streets in Owego. In the early morning of Saturday, just hours before... Read More.
Sayre Borough police arrested another Tioga County man when they charged 21-year-old Andrew Rogers of Nichols with theft by unlawful taking. Police say that back in early March, Rogers removed a Taurus 9-millimeter handgun from a truck parked in a driveway on South Higgins... Read More.
The Wilmot Casino & Resort, a direct competitor with Tioga Downs and Traditions Resort for a casino license, has officially received a resolution of approval from the town in which it plans to build if awarded the license. The Tyre Town Board unanimously approved... Read More.
A Nichols man is facing grand larceny charges after his involvement in what is being described as a work scam. 31-year-old Theodore Cooper is accused of taking thousands of dollars for a paving job without ever completing the work.According to Broome County sheriff's deputies,... Read More.
On Monday, officials at Traditions at the Glen announced that they would be interested in partnering with Tioga Downs if the resort in the Town of Union were to be awarded one of the state's full casino licenses in the fall. On Tuesday, Tioga... Read More.
Tioga Downs in Nichols is looking to strengthen their case for a full casino license being awarded to the Downs this fall, and on Friday it was community and business leaders from both Tioga and Chemung counties gathering at Tioga Downs to join the... Read More.
Tioga Downs would benefit greatly from the likely increase in business a full license would offer, particularly after a difficult past few months for racinos statewide. The latest numbers from New York's nine racinos show that revenues were down during the first five months... Read More.
The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After-Hours event on Friday in the Winner's Circles Lounge at Tioga Downs. From 5:30 to 7:30 tomorrow night, you can join the chamber for a night of networking, refreshments, music, horse racing and gaming.... Read More.