OLL News Brief

OLL News Brief

It’s time to signup online for the 2016 season of Owego Little League (OLL) Baseball, TeeBall, ASA Girls Softball and Southern Tier Teener League. Do it on the OLL website, www.eteamz.com/owego. You may register in person at the Tioga County Boys and Girls Club on either of two nights – Tuesday, Feb. 16, and Thursday, […]

The Old Coot moves in the slow lane

A reader from Nichols called me a while back. A nice call, not one of those, “That thing you wrote about riding a bicycle facing traffic was stupid!” This guy was okay with what I had written and called to offer a suggestion for an article. He’d just come from the UHS, walk in facility […]

River to be highlight of tourism efforts

River to be highlight of tourism efforts

Thanks to efforts of the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) and several local municipalities, the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers will have new signage that will hopefully attract tourism, and heighten awareness of the area’s great resource. The Two Rivers Greenway Project was developed in 2012, and was an effort that former Tourism Director […]

Akshar introduces ‘Small Business Jobs Revitalization Package’

Akshar introduces ‘Small Business Jobs Revitalization Package’

Newly elected Senator Fred Akshar has introduced his first three legislative proposals, entitled the “Small Business Jobs Revitalization Package,” aimed at lowering taxes and reducing costs for small businesses to keep more local dollars within our community. “Over the past several months, I’ve traveled across the 52nd Senate District talking with our community’s small business […]