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Effort Underway To Save Owego Movie Theater

A group has organized to try to raise money to assist Tioga County's only movie theater to make the transition to a digital projection system.

Phoebe Morris, a member of the Friends of the Tioga Theater organization, says supporters of the Owego business have launched a fundraising campaign to cover the cost of making the change

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Lockheed Owego Braces For Possible Layoffs

Lockheed Martin workers in Tioga County should find out within three weeks whether their jobs will be affected by the company's latest round of layoffs.

The Lockheed Mission Systems and Training division has announced plans to trim about 600 positions

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Bridge Finishing Work Planned

Drivers who use an Owego bridge can expect a rough road surface for awhile longer.

The Lackawanna Avenue Bridge over Route 17 was replaced last month. The new bridge was opened for traffic on July 22

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Former Owego Mayor Arrington Has Died

Edward Arrington, who served three terms as the mayor of the village of Owego, died Wednesday afternoon. Arrington was 70.

Arrington had been an Owego village board member and was a member of the Owego Emergency Squad and the fire police

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Bridge Replacement Project Completed

A Route 17 exit in Tioga County has been reopened with the completion of a bridge project.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the Lackawanna Avenue bridge replacement job was finished on schedule

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Bridge Over Route 17 In Owego To Be Replaced

An exit off Route 17 in Tioga County will be closed starting next week as a bridge replacement project gets underway.

According to the New York State Department of Transportation, Exit 64 at Owego will be out of service for westbound traffic beginning Monday

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Dr. James Raftis Jr. photo
Dr. James Raftis Jr. photo

WHY Did The Turtle Cross The Road In Owego?

The "Turtles Crossing" warning signs on State Route 17C in the village of Owego have been in place for several weeks.

In May, WNBF News reported the signs had returned to alert drivers to the possibility of crossing turtles. Since then, no

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Ready To Celebrate Strawberries

The annual Strawberry Festival will be held in the village of Owego this weekend.

The festival in the Owego business district is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The celebration starts with what's billed as a "block party" Friday evening

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Photo by Frances Evans/craigslist.org

Man Pays To Live In Old Tioga County Jail

It may be the coolest apartment in what once was dubbed the "Coolest Small Town in America."

The two-bedroom residence is on the third floor of the old Tioga County Jail in the village of Owego

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Owego Prepares For Memorial Day Observances

Several events are planned in conjunction with Memorial Day in Tioga County.

The Owego Memorial Day parade will be held in the village next Monday. It's scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. at the police station on Temple Street

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