Letters

Fact or rumor, you decide

Dear Editor, Facts & rumors – you decide. Fact. The Owego Police Department is a discussion that pops up every few years. Why? Because there have been ongoing internal issues at OPD and the current Mayor, previous Mayors and Trustees have not been willing to address the problems. The current Trustees of A Positive Change Party have said enough […]

Facts can be pesky

Dear Editor, A recent contributor to this column made the statement that “nobama’s new budget is $4 trillion dollars. The National Debt is $18.6 trillion and will be over $20 trillion when the dear leader thankfully leaves office. That’s more than every President since George Washington.” First of all this contributor needs to look at […]

I became a Trustee to search for solutions

Dear Editor, I ran for Village of Owego Trustee in 2014 because I was tired of being a taxpayer and resident of the Village of Owego on the sidelines watching the Rebuild Party members do what appeared to be nothing. Two and a half years after the flood and not a single residence has been […]

The rink is ready!

Dear Editor, In early January I was told that the village had ordered the plastic liner needed to set up the ice rink in Marvin Park, but that they could not get delivery and therefore there would not be a rink this winter. Now I am happy to say that the village has obtained the […]

Readers’ Column for the week of March 1, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. Here we are again on a third sewer billing cycle, bills still haven’t been changed, bills are still being overcharged, village keeps promising that they will […]

It’s time to rebuild

Dear Editor, The name of my party is Rebuild Owego and I take the rebuild part of that name to heart. I first ran in 2012 to help the Village rebuild from the flood and I am running again to ensure we keep moving forward. I am looking to build infrastructure, not remove it, to […]

Readers’ Column for the week of Feb. 22, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. The Tioga County Sheriff’s office and the New York State Police barracks in Owego are 5.9 miles away from each other. Driving the speed limit it […]