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Towanda Jr/Sr High School Changes Bookbag Policy for 2022-23 School Year

TOWANDA, P.A. (WENY) - The Towanda Jr/Sr High School has changed their bookbag policy for the upcoming school year. Students carrying traditional bookbags to school must place those bookbags in their locker during the school day, or they may ask their homeroom teacher to place them in the back of their classroom.
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Towanda man arrested for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) — A Towanda man was arrested for choking another person in Horseheads during the weekend, according to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. Jesse Clawges-Griffith, 30, was arrested on June 26, 2022, for allegedly choking somebody after a domestic dispute in the Town of Horseheads. He was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing […]
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Falls Township Police Chief Nelson Whitney Scheduled To Answer Questions After Being Placed On Administrative Leave

FALLS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — The attorney for Falls Township’s police chief says his client is scheduled to answer questions after being placed on paid administrative leave more than two months ago. “It’s serious based on what the allegations are,” said Scott Pollins, the attorney for Nelson Whitney. Days before Whitney is set to answer questions about his performance of duties, the attorney for the Falls Township police chief says his client is ready. “We feel like once Chief Whitney is able to speak and explain his version of everything and his truth that they are going to see that that is the...

Police look for driver of hit and run crash

MONROE TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — PSP-Tunkhannock responded Thursday to a hit-and-run crash on State Route 309 (SR 309). State Troopers say the crash occurred Thursday around 4:30 p.m. as Christine Dymond, 44, was driving with passengers, Delilah Transue, 18, and John Transue, 20, northbound on SR 309 behind a female driving a minivan. According […]

A Community Effort; Owego’s Strawberry Festival returns

After many months of hard work, this year’s Strawberry Festival kicked off in grand fashion, welcoming back the dinosaurs, the superheroes, the musicians and the entire community as a whole for the two day event, held June 17-18 in downtown Owego, and hosted by the Historic Owego Marketplace. A...

Community Calendar June 27th-July 3rd

Here’s what’s happening in your community this week!. This Friday kicks off the 93rd Annual Millville Fireman’s Carnival through next Saturday. It’s free admission, free parking, and free entertainment with affordable rides, food, and games for all ages. This weekend it’s a Carnival at Kirby Park...

Softball leads to connection in recovery in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — Each pitch, throw, and swing on Napa Field in Tunkhannock has more behind it than just a desire to win. There's a desire for connection. That's what led organizer Catherine Briegel to start this softball tournament seven years ago when she was trying to get closer to her teenage son.

Mike Worden awarded Irving and Kathryn Hall Award, posthumously

The late Mike Worden recently received the Kirby Band’s Irving and Kathryn Hall Award for 2021. Hall Award winner for 2019, Seth Edsell, presented the award to Judy Moore, who received the award on behalf of Mike Worden. The Kathryn and Irving Hall award was established to honor a...

Owego Police Department hosts ST Police Canine Association training

The Owego Police Department was host to the 2022 Southern Tier Police Canine Association annual Advanced Canine Handlers Seminar June 13-17 in Owego. Over 30 K9 teams and trainers from across the northeast and Canada were trained and tested their skills in the areas of scent detection (both narcotics and explosives), tracking, and police patrol tactics at venues throughout the greater Owego area all week.