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News in Tioga County, New York
100 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized At Newark Valley Home
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:58:23 -0700
Tioga County Sheriff's have recovered more than 100 pounds of marijuana at a residence in the Town of Newark Valley. 45 year old Richard Paugh Jr. was arrested after investigators say they discovered the marijuana growing operation at his home on Newark Valley Maine Road. Authorities say the marijuana is worth about 424 thousand dollars. Police also seized various drug paraphernalia from the ...
Local sheriffs support Moss
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:27:22 -0700
Binghamton (WIVT) - Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss is receiving support from his colleagues in his run to become the next Lieutenant Governor of New York State. Four fellow Republican sheriffs gathered in Binghamton to endorse Moss Thursday. Dave Harder of Broome, Gary Howard of Tioga, Ernie Cutting of Chenango and Tom Mills of Delaware cited Moss's strong law enforcement credentials and ...
Local sheriffs show support for Astorino-Moss
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:37:00 -0700
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Five county sheriffs from around the Southern Tier gathered at the Binghamton State Office Building to show whom they support in the upcoming election.
Rising Number of Graduates Choose to Stay in Ithaca
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:46:30 -0700
By ZOE FERGUSON The number of Cornell graduates who stay in Ithaca after graduation — either for further degrees or careers — has nearly doubled since 2007, according to the Economic Impact Report released by the Office of Budget and Planning earlier this month. Thirty-eight percent of the Class of […]
15 counties urge New York to defend the poor
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:16:54 -0700
A group of 15 upstate New York counties is urging the state to take over their responsibility for providing lawyers for the poor in criminal cases.
Charlotte Hornets: New full-season ticket sales second only to Cleveland
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:10:54 -0700
The Charlotte Hornets, who play their first regular-season game under their new name next week, say they've attracted more new season ticket holders than any NBA team except one. Only the Cleveland Cavaliers, which signed hometown superstar LeBron James this summer, surpassed the Hornets in selling new full-season tickets, said Peter Guelli,
Local economies a factor as NY mulls casino sites
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:07:49 -0700
Developers competing to build a casino near Binghamton claim the city has been listed among the most depressed, obese, pessimistic and fastest-shrinking in the nation.It may seem odd for backers of the planned Traditions resort to highlight local lowlights to the state officials who will soon choose upstate casino sites, but a big goal of New York's gambling expansion is to bring jobs to upstate ...
Tioga County jail receives money from settlement
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:56:47 -0700
Owego (WIVT) - The Tioga County Jail is receiving money after a settlement between its inmates’ medical care provider and the New York State Attorney General's Office. Pennsylvania-based Correctional Medical Care (CMC) violated its contracts with Tioga and Monroe counties, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. As part of the agreement, CMC will pay $100,000 to Tioga after it didn't ...
CNY agencies among 36 eliminated in bill Cuomo signed
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:21:56 -0700
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that will eliminate 36 urban-renewal and industrial-development agencies (IDAs) that are inactive or no longer needed, including 10 in areas of Central New York.
New Funding for A New Hope
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:16 -0700
A New Hope Center from Owego is getting over $75,000 from the state to help fight domestic violence. The award is part of $4.3 million handed out to 56 prevention programs in the state. Executive Director Francis Bialy says that after being awarded the grant, the center will put together a new supervised visitation program for Tioga County. The money will be used for providing trained staff and ...