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.
No one was injured when a propane truck flipped over on Sulphur Springs Road in Owego Tuesday. The truck was on its way to a delivery around 12pm when the driver says he saw a deer in the road and swerved to avoid it, flipping... Read More.
Tioga County Treasurer James McFadden has released the details of the county’s 2011 tentative budget. The $68.8 million spending plan is calling for a property tax levy increase of around 2 percent. The tax rates of each town are varied and set by the state. The... Read More.
A woman who once lived in Endicott and Owego was found murdered in Michigan over the weekend. The body of 33-year-old Lynn Spicer was recovered in a vacant lot in Bay City, Michigan, according to police. Her boyfriend has been charged with the crime. 22-year-old Jeff... Read More.
Owego Police Chief Rick McCulskey reported on the results of a parking survey at Monday’s village board meeting. The most popular suggestion would be to have employees and owners of downtown businesses park somewhere outside of the village. Another popular suggestion was to enforce a... Read More.
Local Lockheed Martin employees and their families spent a few hours Saturday stuffing more than 10,000 care packages for soldiers. Over 150 people volunteered to stuff the packages at Lockheed’s Hidden Valley Warehouse in Apalachin as part of Operation USO Care Package. Each two-pound package contains... Read More.
Waverly has reached an agreement with local restaurant owners to sell its Village Hall Annex. The owners of the Rail House will buy the building for $43,000, according to village officials. The restaurant neighbors the annex on Broad Street. The new owners say they will renovate... Read More.
The Syracuse University men’s basketball team wraps up its exhibition season tonight against a LeMoyne squad that beat them last year. The loss to the Dolphins did not appear to negatively affect the Orange, who went on to win their first 13 regular season games... Read More.