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Owego Elementary School Construction Nearing Completion

Workers are putting some of the finishing touches on the $72 million Owego Elementary School project.

The new complex is being built on the site of the former school, which was damaged by flooding that started on the first day of the school year in September 2011

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Publisher of Owego Pennysaver Newspaper Sold

The Owego Pennysaver is expected to have a new owner in less than two months.

Sample News Group plans to acquire Towanda Printing Company, the publisher of the Tioga County weekly newspaper.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky in $9B Deal

Lockheed Martin, Tioga County's biggest employer, has announced it intends to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion in cash.

Lockheed has competed for business with Sikorsky and worked with the Connecticut-based company on many military helicopter programs for years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Man Accused of Bringing Heroin Into Tioga Jail

An Owego man was ordered held in Tioga County Jail after he was accused of sneaking drugs into the facility.

Authorities say 31-year-old Lance Williams of Bolles Hill Road was charged with promoting prison contraband and criminal possession of a controlled substance

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Boy Jailed In Bicycle Theft

Investigators say a youth suspected of stealing a bicycle in Tioga County has been sent to jail.

Authorities say the 16-year-old Owego boy - whose name was not released - has been charged with petit larceny

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

St. Patrick School in Owego Closes After 156 Years

Tioga County's only Catholic school is closing today.

St. Patrick School on Front Street in Owego - which was established in 1859 - is holding a half-day session.

Principal Paula Smith said a school talent show will be held as St

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E. Phillips/Fox Photos/Getty Images

Owego Celebrates Strawberries This Weekend

The village of Owego is prepared for the thousands of people expected to attend the annual Strawberry Festival.

The celebration will get underway with a block party June 19. The festival beauty pageant is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the Courthouse Square.

A 5K

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Police: Owego Man Faces More Drug Charges

Authorities in Tioga County say a man out on bail pending a trial on a felony drug sale charge has been arrested on additional drug-related counts.

According to the sheriff's office, 33-year-old Joseph Farrow of Owego was arrested May 12

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Owego Man Jailed After Domestic Dispute

A 19-year-old man faces several charges following a disturbance at a residence in the village of Owego.

Authorities say Tyler Pawlowski was arrested Monday afternoon after state police were called to investigate a dispute on East Main Street

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]

Harris Daughter: Student Said “Rude Things” About Dad

A daughter of Calvin and Michele Harris took to social media to discuss a classroom incident that reportedly preceded a confrontation between a fellow student and her father, who is being tried for murder in connection with the disappearance of her mother

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