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2014.02.19  SOUTHERN TIER EXPY-SIGN

Two Hurt As Crashes Close Route 17 In Tioga County

Two people were injured in a series of crashes on the Southern Tier Expressway between Apalachin and Owego.

Several vehicles were involved in the crashes after sleet and freezing rain made Route 17 slippery this morning

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Teen Charged After Tioga School Altercation

A teenager was arrested following a reported altercation at a school in Apalachin.

Authorities say the 16-year-old was charged with harassment after an incident at the BOCES Tioga Learning Center at 471 Pennsylvania Avenue

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

4-Year-Old Boy Dies In Richford Fire

A 4-year-old boy died when a fast-moving fire tore through his family's home in the town of Richford.

Authorities say Trent Hulse was pronounced dead at the scene of the blaze, which occurred early Tuesday afternoon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Workers Busy At New Owego School Project Site

Dozens of trucks have been bringing in thousands of tons of top soil and other material to the site of the new Owego Elementary School.

According to a project report released by the Owego-Apalachin School District, more than 18,000 tons of fill for the building pad was delivered over the course of seven working days

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Owego Woman Charged With Felony DWI

A Tioga County woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after she allegedly drove while intoxicated.

Authorities say 49-year-old Jane Weber of Cafferty Hill Road, Owego, was arrested Thursday evening on McFall Road in the town of Owego

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Bob Joseph/WNBF news

Apalachin Highway Exit Closed By Spilled Grapes

An exit from Route 17 in Tioga County was out of service for hours after tons of grapes from a Finger Lakes vineyard spilled when a tractor-trailer overturned.

The crash happened shortly after 7 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Tioga County Man Charged With Weapon Possession

A town of Owego man has been accused of having a gun without a permit.

Authorities say 38-year-old Ryan Letcher of Cafferty Hill Road was charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, Letcher is alleged to have had a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome, Tioga Polling Places Ready For Voting

There are a few high-profile races in the off-year elections in Broome and Tioga counties.

Polling places will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Residents of Binghamton and Johnson City will be electing mayors, while voters in Tioga County will choose a district attorney

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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

Tioga DA Candidate: I Stopped Drinking After Crash

Kirk Martin, the Republican candidate for Tioga County district attorney, is responding to his challenger's effort to publicize his past issues with alcohol.

In a mailing to county residents, Martin acknowledged he was "drinking too much" when he was younger

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