Yesterday's fire at a body shop in Spencer required the assistance of 16 fire companies from three counties. The call for the fire originally came in around 7:30 Monday morning, and crews from Tioga, Tompkins, and Chemung counties were all at the scene. The fire... Read More.
Spencer firefighters on the scene of a structure this morning on Ithaca Road near Gleason Hill Road. The call came in around 7:30. The Candor, Weltonville, Hallsey Valley, Tioga Center and Owego Fire Departments have been requested to respond as well as... Read More.
The public was able to listen to consultants present their final report on a possible merger between Candor and Spencer-Van Etten schools on Tuesday. Castallo & Silky of Syracuse, which ran the study of the merger from September 2012 to May of this year,... Read More.
The Spencer Fire Department responded to a reported tractor-brush hog rollover accident on Owl Creek Road yesterday afternoon. The victim had to be extricated from the wreckage, and was treated at the scene by Spencer and Candor EMS before being flown by Guthrie... Read More.
A Spencer man is facing two counts of stalking. 45-year-old Edward Merrick was arrested after he was accused of painting messages on a woman's house and vehicle, according to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office. Merrick was also charged with trespassing. He is accused of... Read More.
A new documentary against hydrofracking, titled "Drill Baby Drill", will be making its Southern Tier premiere next week. The film will be having a public viewing in Spencer next Wednesday, April 10th, and another viewing will be held in Endicott next Friday, April 12th. The... Read More.
On Saturday, the New York State Police in Owego Troopers arrested four people Criminal Possession charges. Arrested were Cory Wheeler, 25, of Elmira, for 2nd degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. Kelly Samchisen, 23, of Horseheads, Michael McPherson, 29, of Elmira, and Timothy Lewis, Jr.,... Read More.
To all residents of Tioga County, if you received damages to your residence (not out buildings or driveways), during the storms of last week, please contact the Tioga County Office of Emergency Management at 687-2023 to report this damage. We are trying to compile a... Read More.
The Sheriff's department is compiling a list of road closures in Tioga County. We will publish that list as soon as it is available.