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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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Owego Lockheed Martin Site To Work On Marine One Program

Lockheed Martin's Tioga County facility is expected to work on the next generation presidential helicopter project.

The Navy has awarded a contract to the team of Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin to build a fleet of Marine One helicopters

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Tioga Historical Society Celebrates A Big Birthday

It's been nearly a century since the Tioga County Historical Society was incorporated and the organization is starting its 100th birthday celebration.

The society is offering new exhibits at its museum on Front Street in Owego

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Owego Voters To Elect Mayor And Trustees

Tuesday is Election Day in the village of Owego.

Voting will take place at the central fire station on North Avenue from noon to 9 p.m.

Village business owner Lisa Curatolo is challenging incumbent mayor Kevin Millar, who is seeking a second two-year term

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Federal Money Sought For Owego Stream Gauge

An effort to restore federal funding for a Tioga County stream gauge is underway.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants money to be allocated for the Owego Creek stream gauge.

Gillbrand says the gauge was built by local officials north of the village of Owego to help alert residents to potential flooding

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Owego Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues

Owego mayor Kevin Millar and his challenger, business owner Lisa Curatolo, are expressing frustration that work in the village following the 2011 flood hasn't move forward more quickly.

Millar and Curatolo are facing each other in the March 18 election

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Owego Man Jailed After Traffic Stop

A Tioga County man faces several charges after a vehicle stop in the village of Owego.

Authorities say 30-year-old Joshua Brown of Owego was driving on William Street when he was pulled over by a sheriff's deputy

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Heroin Seized After Owego Traffic Stop

An Owego man was being held in Tioga County Jail after sheriff's deputies found heroin following a traffic stop.

Authorities say 37-year-old Kenon Hopewell of Liberty Street was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell

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