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Owego Man Charged In Village Slashing

A 19-year-old man has been charged with assault in connection with a slashing incident in the village of Owego.

Authorities say Dakota Steigler of Owego was arrested shortly after a man was attacked on North Avenue around 8:40 Wednesday night

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Tioga County Woman Charged With Forgery

A Nichols woman has been accused of cashing a check with a forged signature.

Authorities say 33-year-old Jennifer Bridge of Red Brush Road was arrested Thursday.

According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, Bridge cashed the check at the Chemung Canal Bank office in Owego

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Owego Woman Jailed On Child Endangerment Charge

A Tioga County woman was arrested after she allegedly failed to appear in court on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

Authorities say 44-year-old Danelle Mitchell of Owego was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant

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Owego Police Staffing Levels Unchanged

The Owego village board has opted not to add two officers to the police department.

Three trustees voted against hiring the officers during Monday night's meeting. Two other trustees were joined by Mayor Kevin Millar in voting in favor of the hiring measure

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Man Charged With DWI After Vehicle Becomes Disabled

A Tioga County man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a report of a disabled vehicle in Owego.

Authorities say 53-year-old Roland Toussaint of Apalachin was arrested Saturday.

According to state police, troopers were called to check out a broken down vehicle on West Main Street

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Knitters Brighten Owego Ahead Of Strawberry Fest

An unusual art project has helped add color to the village of Owego in preparation for the annual Strawberry Festival.

Laura Eberly, one of the organizers of what was billed as a community "yarn bomb" project, says people who knit and crochet donated pieces they crafted over the past several weeks

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Lockheed Martin Plans Job Cuts At Owego Site

More layoffs have been announced at Lockheed Martin's Tioga County facility in another cost-cutting move by the company.

Forty people who work in cafeteria and janitorial positions at the Owego complex have been told they'll lose their jobs next month

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New Owego Elementary School Is Rising

The new Owego Elementary School is taking shape on the site of the school that was damaged by massive flooding two-and-a-half years ago.

Owego Apalachin school superintendent William Russell says the district's goal is to have the school ready for classes in September of next year

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Some Tioga County NYSEG Customers Lose Power

An equipment problem caused a brief interruption in electric service for about half of NYSEG's customers in Tioga County.

Utility spokesman Bob Pass says the 27-minute outage started at 2:21 this afternoon

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Lockheed Martin Owego Ready For “Marine One” Job

Lockheed Martin officials say employees at the company's Tioga County site are looking forward to working on the presidential helicopter program.

The United State Navy has awarded the prestigious project to the team of Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin

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