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Tioga Terror: Police Raid Home, Find Nothing

A town of Owego couple say no one's apologized to them after police took them into custody and conducted a futile nighttime search for drugs and guns at their home

Steven and Cindy Dunlap say they no longer feel safe in their home since the events of February 11

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Police: Tioga Man Lied About Truck Being Stolen

A Tioga County man has been accused of concocting a story about a vehicle theft.

Authorities say 37-year-old Arthur Schermerhorn of Berkshire was charged with falsely reporting an incident.

According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, Schermerhorn falsely reported his truck had been stolen

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

Harris Accused of Threatening Student in Owego

Calvin Harris, who is in the midst of his third murder trial, may be appearing soon in a Tioga County court.

An Owego police report indicates Harris was involved in a dispute with a student following a SUNY Broome Community College class that was held in the Tioga County Administrative building in the village

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Effort to Save Owego Catholic School Continues

Supporters of St. Patrick School in Owego say they have not met the $500,000 goal of a fundraising campaign launched about six weeks ago.

Parents have been told Tioga County's only Catholic school was in serious jeopardy of closing

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Tioga County to Hold Job Fair in Owego

Dozens of businesses are planning to participate in a job fair program in Owego.

Tioga County officials say the event will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Treadway Inn on Route 17C

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Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Casino Board Moves To Accept Southern Tier Applications

Efforts to obtain state approval for a casino in the Southern Tier may move forward after the Gaming Facility Location Board gave its approval to a plan to request new applications.

The panel's action follows a December selection of a plan to establish a casino in the town of Tyre

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file[
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file[

Owego Police Discover Meth Lab After Dispute

Three people were charged in connection with a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Tioga County.

Authorities say Owego police discovered the meth-making operation in the village while investigating a domestic incident

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Fundraising Drive to Save Owego Catholic School

Efforts are continuing to keep St. Patrick School in Owego open.

Parents of children who attend the Front Street school have launched a fundraising campaign.

The school has received support from the neighboring parish but that financial backing is not continuing

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Red Cross Helps Dozens After Southern Tier Fires

Twenty-one people displaced by a series of fires in Tioga and Chenango counties were assisted by American Red Cross volunteers over the last few days.

Volunteers with the Southern Tier Chapter of the Red Cross were busy providing aid to three families in the aftermath of residential blazes on Saturday and Sunday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Tioga Real Estate Agent Sentenced for Manslaughter

A town of Tioga man has been sentenced to seventeen years in prison in connection with the 2013 death of a 39-year-old man.

63-year-old Douglas Every, a real estate agent, had been convicted of first-degree manslaughter last November

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