Tioga Man Gets New Trial

A state appellate court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted in Tioga County court of three counts of rape and child endangerment.  In 2016, now 48-year-old Brian Smith of Tioga was sentenced to nine years in state prison-even though he was... Read More.

Robbery Suspect Arrested in Elmira

Late last week, the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office received information that a wanted armed robbery suspect was at a residence in Elmira. Tioga County Sheriff investigators and Elmira City Police located Isaiah Ramirez hiding in an apartment. Ramirez was taken into custody without incident... Read More.

Unused Railroad Bridge Collapses in Tioga

A railroad bridge in the Town of Tioga, near Latimer Road, collapsed Tuesday morning. The bridge was no longer used for rail traffic. It was used by pedestrians. A nearby rail bridge was closed and then re-opened following inspection.

Pair Arrested for Tampering with Evidence

The New York State Police have arrested 35-year-old William M. Hyer of Owego on felony Tampering with Physical Evidence and the misdemeanors of Menacing and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  41-year-old Eini Raupers,... Read More.

Public Hearings to be Held on Shared Services

Martha Sauerbrey, the Chair of the Tioga County Legislature, will be conducting a series of public hearings across the county asking for community input on the Shared Services Property Tax Savings Plan Initiative. The Tioga County Shared Services Panel comprised of municipal officials has been... Read More.