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Thousands Turn Out in Owego to Honor Captain Porcari

The tiny village of Owego was crowded over the weekend as firefighters from around the region and from other states paid respects to fire department Captain Matthew Porcari.

The 34-year-old Porcari died last week of injuries sustained while fighting a town of Newark Valley house fire

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Fire Rips Through Tioga County Home

An early-morning blaze brought firefighters from several Tioga and Broome county fire departments to a house in the town of Newark Valley.

The fire on Settle Road was reported around 5:45 this morning

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Owego Fire Department Facebook page
Owego Fire Department Facebook page

Candlelight Vigil In Support of Owego Firefighters

Several hundred people attended a candlelight vigil in downtown Owego to demonstrate support for firefighters following the death of fire department Captain Matthew Porcari.

The 34-year-old Porcari died of injuries sustained when a floor collapsed in a burning house in the town of Newark Valley

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Firefighter Dies After Battling Newark Valley Blaze

An Owego Fire Department captain died after fighting a house fire on Chamberlain Road in the Town of Newark Valley.

Authorities say 34-yesr-old that Matthew Porcari was injured when a floor collapsed in the burning building

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

More than $325,000 Stolen From Owego Bank

Federal prosecutors say three former employees of a Tioga County bank office have admitted stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars over a seven-year period.

Authorities say two Owego women and an Athens, Pennsylvania, woman have pleaded guilty to felony bank embezzlement

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Apalachin Hotel Expected to Open Next Spring

Construction is continuing on a 50-room hotel in eastern Tioga County.

The future Comfort Inn is being built in Apalachin, just off State Route 17. It will be operated by Everest Hotel Group.

Cheryl Benninger, who is manager of the neighboring Quality Inn, told WNBF News she'll also manage the Comfort Inn.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego’s Historic Homes and Businesses Open for Tour

Several residential and commercial buildings will open their doors this weekend for the annual Home Tour and Auction in the village of Owego.

The event is a fundraiser for the Tioga County Council on the Arts

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Tioga County Woman Charged in Fraudulent Document Case

An Owego woman has been accused of providing a fraudulent document to the Cortland County Social Services Department.

Authorities say 26-year-old Kelly Decker of Ivory Foster Road was arrested Wednesday by the Cortland County Sheriff's Department

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Suspected Rabid Fox on the Loose In Tioga County

The Tioga County Health Department is warning residents about a suspected rabid fox on the loose.

Yesterday in Tioga Center, a fox attacked a man and woman in their driveway as they were getting out of their vehicle

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Region Thanksgiving Gas Prices

Southern Tier drivers traveling during the holiday weekend may be thankful gasoline prices aren't as high as they were early last month.

Motorists might be a bit less grateful when they recall what the pump price was last Thanksgiving

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