From the Editor: Political and election policy

As we near the June 22 Republican Primary elections, The Owego Pennysaver would like to inform its readership of the election policies adopted by our publication. Regarding news and editorial coverage, The Owego Pennysaver will maintain the following guidelines. 1. The newspaper does not endorse candidates for local, state or...
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Morning Times

Former SASD business manager holds off write-in candidates in school board race

SAYRE — Former Sayre Area School District Business Manager Sam Moore will be heading to the school board after he held off the write-in campaigns of four residents. Moore received 236 Republican votes and 150 votes on the Democratic ticket in the May 18 primary. There were 651 write-in votes from Republicans and 467 from Democrats.
Morning Times

Election tiebreaker to be completed June 1 for Athens Borough council

TOWANDA — The third Republican spot on the November ballot for Athens Borough Council will be decided by a tiebreaker on June 1, according to Bradford County Elections Director Renee Smithkors. In the primary election earlier this month, JoAnne Polzella led all candidates with 183 votes (30.40 percent) and Anthony...

Newfield school budget and board of education results

On May 18, the voters of Newfield elected four new school board members. Tim Payne and Austin Kuczek were elected to serve on the Newfield Central School District Board of Education for three years, as they received the most votes, with Payne coming out on top. Jack (Brad) Nelson and...

Candor, S-VE school vote results

The three seats available on the Candor Central School District Board of Education will be held by Brent Doane, Raymond Parmarter and Kate Davenport. Rebecca Lyon, whose term expires this year, will no longer sit on the board. The school district budget passed with 184 votes yes, 25 no. This...
Morning Times

Uncontested races highlight Sayre Borough primary

SAYRE — Tuesday’s primary election in Sayre didn’t feature any contested races when it came to the borough. Incumbent Mayor Henry Farley will keep his post after receiving 270 votes in the Democratic primary. There were no Republican candidates, but there were 66 write-in votes. On the borough council, Republicans...
Morning Times

Incumbents win uncontested races in South Waverly

SOUTH WAVERLY — Tuesday’s primary election featured uncontested races for borough council and mayor in South Waverly Borough. Tim Hickey will likely remain as mayor after receiving 68 votes in the Democratic primary. There were no Republican candidates, but there were 14 write-in votes cast so someone could accept the nomination and provide a contested race in the fall.
Daily Review & Sunday Review

Republicans face some contests in local races

At around 10 p.m. Tuesday, Bradford County’s unofficial Municipal Primary Election results were in, with a handful of those running on the Republican ticket for leadership positions facing competition. Many of the Republicans who were clear winners Tuesday appear likely to face no Democratic opposition in November’s Municipal General Election...
Elmira, NYNewsChannel 36

Polling times, locations for NYS school budget votes

(WENY) – On Tuesday, May 18, voters across New York State will have the chance to vote on their school district’s annual budgets and school board members. WENY News has compiled a list of resources so you know how long polls will be open in your district (This list will be updated as more information is compiled):
Morning Times

Cole wins re-election, Moore likely earns spot on Sayre School Board

SAYRE — The race for three of four Sayre School Board seats will officially be decided in the coming days due to the amount of write-in votes cast on Tuesday. Incumbent Ron Cole won another four-year term with 525 votes on the Republican ticket and 354 on the Democratic side.
Morning Times

Burgess, Heffron win race for Athens Township supervisor

ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Voters in Athens Township are sending Tressa Heffron and Alan Burgess back to the Board of Supervisors. The two incumbents held off newcomer Matthew Wayman during Tuesday’s Republican primary election. Heffron led the way with 263 votes and Burgess picked up 260 to earn the number two...
Morning Times

Cotton, Roupp to face off for Athens Borough mayor

ATHENS — Republican voters in Athens Borough will have two choices when it comes to who should be the next mayor as former council president Bill Cotton is challenging incumbent mayor Francis “Skip” Roupp. No Democrats are running for mayor, so the race will most likely be decided on Tuesday....
Morning Times

Four Republicans running for three Athens Borough Council spots

ATHENS — When the general election rolls around in November, voters in Athens Borough will see a contested race for three seats on the borough council. There are two Democrats, Matt Patton and Sharon Sporn, already guaranteed a spot on November’s ballot as no one else in running in the primary.
Morning Times

Sayre School Board race features four write-in candidates

SAYRE — When voters in the Sayre Area School District head to the polls on Tuesday they will see only two names on the ballot for school board for four open seats, but the race is considered contested due to four write-in candidates. Current board vice president Ron Cole is...
NewsChannel 36

Rob Astorino launches official bid for Gov. Thursday morning in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Rob Astorino is seeking the GOP spot to run for New York Governor in 2022. The former two-time Westchester County Executive made the announcement outside of City Hall in Elmira Thursday morning. This will be the Republican's second bid for the seat. In 2014, current Chemung...
Morning Times

Three running for two Athens Township Supervisor seats

ATHENS TOWNSHIP — When Athens Township voters head to the polls on Tuesday they will be picking two residents to represent them on the Board of Supervisors. Incumbents Tressa Heffron, who is currently the chairwoman of the supervisors, and Alan Burgess, who was appointed to the board last November, are joined on the Republican ballot by challenger Matthew Wayman.
Morning Times

Fourth Sayre resident announces write-in campaign for school board

SAYRE — A fourth Sayre resident has announced a write-in campaign for Sayre School Board. Current Sayre School Board Vice President Ron Cole and former school district business manager Sam Moore are officially on the ballot, but there are now four residents running write-in campaigns. Denise Redman-Satterly announced her candidacy...