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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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Windsor Man Accused Of Stealing Fuel Oil

A Broome County man has been indicted for allegedly reselling thousands of dollars in stolen fuel oil.

Authorities say 49-year-old Anthony Vaccaro of Windsor is accused of stealing more than $80,000 in oil from a Tioga County business

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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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Town Officials Reopen Hickories Park

A popular park in eastern Tioga County has reopened after being closed because of concerns that rising water might cause problems.

Town of Owego officials ordered Hickories Park to be shut down Tuesday night as a precaution

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Apalachin Comfort Inn To Open Soon

A 52-room hotel is about to start operations in Apalachin.

Construction on the Comfort Inn on Route 434 started last September. It's to be operated by Everest Hotel Group, which runs the neighboring Quality Inn

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Tioga Man Arrested After Dog Bites Girl

A 25-year-old Tioga County man faces several charges following an investigation into a dog bite case.

Authorities say a nine-year-old girl was bitten by a dog on Smith Creek Road while she rode a bike

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Two Pedestrians Hit By Vehicle In Tioga County

Two people walking along Glenmary Drive in the town of Tioga were hit by a vehicle. One of those struck was seriously hurt.

Authorities say it happened late Friday morning when a northbound vehicle hit the pedestrians who were walking south on the east shoulder of the roadway

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Woman Charged After Newark Valley Crash

A Tioga County woman has been charged with driving while her ability was impaired by drugs following a crash in the town of Newark Valley.

Authorities say 23-year-old Nicole Williamson of Berkshire was ejected from a car that rolled over off Shirley Road

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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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Broome, Tioga Buyouts Receive Boost From State

Local costs associated with the planned buyouts of flood-damaged properties in Broome, Tioga and 15 other New York counties will be covered using federal funds being funneled through the state.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will use money from the U

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