The Southern Tier’s best high school football seniors will play Wednesday at Union-Endicott High School in the annual Ernie Davis Classic. Seniors have been split up into two teams for the 21st annual edition. The East team is made up of players from Broome, Chenango... Read More.
The Tioga County Tourism Office is looking for volunteers to help switch on lights for their annual Lights on the River Festival. The fourth annual event will be held Friday, Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 8:30pm in downtown Owego. A few volunteers are still needed to... Read More.
A former priest who once served in Owego has pled guilty to sexually abusing a teenage boy. 83-year-old Ralph Johnson – who now lives in Gibson Township, PA – pled guilty to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse in Susquehanna County Court on Friday. Johnson faces up to... Read More.
A community forum on Owego’s parks will be held Monday at the Owego Elks Lodge. Village trustee Jane Woody and Bob Bassett of the Charles H. Bassett Youth Foundation will host the meeting from 6 to 7:30pm. It will include a history and inventory of... Read More.
The Southern Tier Athletic Conference announced their girls’ and boys’ soccer all-stars Thursday. For the girls, STAC champion Owego put four players on the league’s Central/East All-Conference Team: Lexi Hilliker, Courtney Malia, Mandy Spadine and goalie Brittany Rando. The Metro/West team features Liz Howell and Erica... Read More.
300 new jobs will come to Lockheed Martin in Owego, but 40 jobs will be eliminated from the site by the end of 2011. The company announced some restructuring Thursday. Lockheed will move all manufacturing work from their Middle River, MD site by the end... Read More.
A Candor man has been arrested and accused of having sexual contact with a teenager. 51-year-old Stephen B. Newman of Owego Road in Candor is charged with eight counts of criminal sexual act, all felonies, and eight counts of endangering the welfare of a child,... Read More.
Lockheed Martin announced some company-wide restructuring Thursday that will affect their facility in Owego. The company will close their Eagan, Minn. facility by 2013 and move all manufacturing work from its Middle River, Md. site by the end of next year. Those decisions will eliminate 1,060... Read More.
The Binghamton Senators blanked the Syracuse Crunch 4-0 Wednesday night in Syracuse. Barry Brust made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season. On the offensive end, Bobby Butler scored his league-leading 13th goal for Binghamton and Corey Locke extended his points streak to... Read More.
Town of Owego leaders adopted their 2011 budget Tuesday. The $6.2 million spending plan includes a property tax increase of 6.3 percent to residents, meaning that the average taxpayer will see their bill go up by around $21 for next year. Town residents will also see... Read More.