Multiple fire crews responded to a horse barn fire in Nichols, NY yesterday afternoon. According to initial reports, the fire started at around 2:40 PM on East River Road. The blaze could be seen from miles away, according to eye-witness accounts, however, no animals... Read More.
Tioga Downs held its first job fair Saturday to fill 85 positions before the beginning of its racing season. The entertainment venue is looking to fill the positions prior to the start of racing season, which begins May 2nd. Jobs were available in the... Read More.
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.
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.
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.
Traditions at the Glen and Tioga Downs will hold a joint press conference at Tioga Downs today. They will be announcing the consolidated effort to secure, for the Southern Tier in general and Tioga Downs specifically, the award of the 4th Full Gaming License. Details... Read More.
A state board is set to decide whether to reopen the bidding for a Las Vegas-style casino in the Southern Tier. The Gaming Facility Location Board is scheduled to vote tonight in response to a request from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Last month the board... Read More.
Senator Tom Libous will hold a news conference today to call on the New York State Gaming Commission and the Gaming Facility Location Board to reconsider the Southern Tier's two applications for the fourth authorized casino license. The news conference will take place today... Read More.
Neither Tioga Downs nor Traditions at the Glen have been selected for a casino license. Three proposals were selected. They are Montreign Resort and Casino in Sullivan County, Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady, and Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. The Lago proposal... Read More.
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.