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Hickories Park Entrance and Sewer Line Work Planned

Hickories Park in the town of Owego will close in less than four weeks so improvement projects can get underway.

Town supervisor Donald Castellucci says work is planned on the park entrance. A temporary entrance has been in use for over a year

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Tioga Water Bills Rise With Flood Surcharge

Thousands of residential and business water customers in Tioga County will see higher bills for the next three years because of the 2011 flood.

United Water is implementing a storm surcharge to recover the cost of making repairs following the flood that occurred in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee

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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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New York State Police

Police: Owego Woman Stole More Than $50,000

A Tioga County woman has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her former employer.

Authorities say 47-year-old Maria McGuane of Owego is suspected of taking cash from Impresssions by Briana

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Binghamton Man Charged In Tioga Domestic Dispute

Tioga County sheriff's deputies arrested a Binghamton man following a reported domestic incident in the town of Owego.

Authorities say 28-year-old Heath Woodruff of Brook Avenue was charged with assault and criminal trespass

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Owego Fire District Audit Prompts Changes

An audit by the New York State comptroller's office has raised questions about financial controls used by the Town of Owego Fire District.

A report issued by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli noted the Board of Fire Commissioners did not conduct required audits of transactions before payments were made

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Lockheed Owego Continuing Work On Helicopter Software

The Lockheed Martin site in Tioga County will be doing more work upgrading data and software equipment for helicopters operated by the United States Navy.

The company has received a $13.5 million contract extension for avionics systems used in MH-60R helicopters

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Town Of Owego Brush Will Be Collected Soon

Town of Owego residents soon will be able to get rid of the branches that have accumulated over the last several months.

Town highway superintendent Mark Clark says crews will pick up branches on Mondays and Tuesdays starting April 15

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Spencer Man Jailed After Stop For Equipment Violation

A driver who was pulled over in the town of Owego for a possible equipment violation wound up being sent to Tioga County Jail.

Authorities say 29-year-old Joshua Rennells of Spencer was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate muffler

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Camping to Return to Owego’s Hickories Park

The repair work is continuing at the flood-damaged Hickories Park in the town of Owego. Camp sites at the park should be ready for use this spring.

The park's been open for limited use after initial repairs were completed following the 2011 flood

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