Owego Police Department Report
The Owego Police Department reported that during the week of Feb. 5, 2024 through Feb. 11, 2024 there were 71 calls for service, the department responded to one motor vehicle accident, there were two mental health holds reported, and two traffic tickets were issued. The department also reported the following...
Two arrested on drug and weapon charges in Waverly
WAVERLY, N.Y. (WETM) — Two people from Pennsylvania were arrested after Waverly Police say that drugs and other illegal materials were found inside a vehicle somewhere in the village on Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Feb. 18, around 1:30 a.m. police noticed a vehicle parked inside a parking lot of a closed business on […]
New York State Police: Woman dead, man injured after domestic incident in Apalachin
One person is dead and another hospitalized following a domestic incident early Monday morning in Tioga County. Few details are being released, but around 3:57 a.m., troopers responded to 10 Debra Lee Drive in Apalachin for a reported domestic dispute, according to New York State Police. Troopers and emergency medical...
2.22.24 Connor's Morning Forecast
Join meteorologist Connor Friedhoff for Thursday's forecast, featuring rain across New York with a wintry mix in Tioga County. Expect pockets of snow, potential slick spots, and a close watch on the rain-snow line. Tune in for updates on precipitation types and amounts as we monitor this dynamic weather system.
NY weather update: Expect freezing rain in New York until Thursday midday
An updated weather alert was issued by the National Weather Service on Thursday at 9:50 a.m. for freezing rain until noon for Oneida, Tompkins, Madison, Cortland, Chenango, Otsego, Tioga, Broome and Delaware counties. "A mix of light rain, freezing rain, and possibly snow is moving into the area this morning....
Tioga County Property Transactions
On Feb. 7, 2024, property located at 41 Dodge Ave., Town of Barton, from Randall and Bellva Chapman to MC Properties and Rentals LLC for $40,000. On Feb. 7, 2024, property located at 74 1/2 Pine St., Village of Waverly, from Anna Ward to Matthew Dishler for $72,080. On Feb....
Readers’ Column for the week of February 18, 2024
You may call The Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or email comments to ReadersOP@gmail.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. Thank you. Ukulele players are needed! We are looking for ukulele players who want to get together for jam sessions....
Letter: What else has been spent?
Currently noted for the previous nine months, Governor Hochul has been sending state taxpayer dollars to an undisclosed number of illegal immigrants in New York City. What is known is the enumerated count of illegals in NYC is currently 70,000 and predicted to be 90,000 by March 2025. Stated by...
Bicyclist injured after being struck by car in Bradford County
SAYRE, Pa. (WETM) — A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after police say they were hit by a vehicle in Sayre on Saturday. According to the Sayre Police Department, a 21-year-old Sayre man sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car at the intersection of Mohawk Street and North Wilbur Avenue on Saturday, […]
2 Shot, 1 Stabbed At Hudson Valley, New York Bar, Suspect Found
A large police presence at a condo complex in the Hudson Valley is believed to be related to a vicious incident outside of a popular bar. Two people were shot and another person was stabbed. 2 Shot, 1 Stabbed Outside Orange County, New York Bar. On Monday, the Town of...
Sayre's Italian Food Scene: 3 Restaurants That Will Transport You to Italy
This article presents three exquisite Italian restaurants located in Sayre. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we encourage you to share your experiences and comments below.
Rollover crash in Ashland slows traffic on I-86 Tuesday afternoon
UPDATE: The crash has since been cleared. ASHLAND, N.Y. (WETM) – One lane is closed on I-86 this afternoon after a rollover crash took place in the town of Ashland, located between Elmira and Lowman. The crash took place just after 3:30 p.m. on the town of Elmira line in Ashland, just east of the […]
Town of Vestal declares State of Emergency
A State of Emergency was declared in the Town of Vestal on Tuesday.
IPD notes uptick in overdose calls following recent reports in Broome, Tioga Counties
ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – Authorities in Ithaca have seen an uptick in overdoses. The Ithaca Police Department says they’ve responded to “an unusual number” of overdoses this week. Health officials in Broome and Tioga Counties have noted similar increases already this month. They recommend drug users get test strips for fentanyl and xylazine and have Narcan readily available.
Owego Boys' Hoops Quells Norwich, Punches Ticket to Class B Semis
Owego came up big late to beat Norwich and advance to the Section IV Class A semifinals. The River Hawks will play Johnson City on the road on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 pm.
Brick Pond photo captures attention
Owego resident John Waterhouse has reason to be excited. A photo he captured of Owego’s Brick Pond in mid-January caught the eye of a local artist and owner of Stilettos Fine Art Studio in Vestal, N.Y. The image will be used as a photo reference for their in-house class scheduled for Feb. 25 beginning at 1 p.m.
Owego Apalachin schools has gear for new mascot
OWEGO, N.Y. (WHCU) — There’s new gear to reflect the Owego Apalachin Central School District’s new mascot. District officials are working with All Star Sports in Owego to create River Hawks clothing. In September, the district revealed the new logo in compliance with new state education regulations that banned the use of Native American names and images.
Tioga wrestling eyes history at NYS Tournament
TIOGA, N.Y. (WETM) – Tioga wrestling is back at states and everyone is on the list. The Tigers (12-0), who rolled through the regular season with its seventh consecutive Section IV Championship, will send 10 wrestlers to the New York State D-II Tournament this Friday and Saturday in Albany. Tioga will again bring plenty of […]
DOT to Start Work on Route 17 This Spring
Your commute could be getting a whole lot smoother if you take Route 17. The state D.O.T. is getting ready to repave and rehab two bridges near the Blue Dolphin in Apalachin. The work will take place over the next two construction seasons. "This is something that people have been...
Spencer PD rescues dog from icy water
SPENCER, N.Y. (WHCU) — A dog is recovering after falling through ice. The Spencer Police Department says the dog was in the icy water of a neighbor’s pond Saturday for several hours before being located and rescued. Police believe the dog was submerged in the freezing cold water for as much as five hours.