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News in Tioga County, 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 ...
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.
NY settles probe of medical contractor at 13 jails
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:32:16 -0700
New York's attorney general has reached agreement with the medical contractor for 13 upstate jails requiring restitution for future understaffing. Under the agreement, Correctional Medical Care Inc. of ...
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 ...
Counties Asking State To Pay For Indigents' Defense
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:02:46 -0700
Fifteen counties -- including three in northern New York -- are urging the state to take over their responsibility for providing lawyers for the poor in criminal cases.
Will new NY casinos flood market?
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:13:14 -0700
ALBANY — A handful of existing gambling operations in New York are bidding for new upstate casinos amid fears of a crowding market.New York officials could soon begin granting up to four upstate New York casino licenses in a state that is already home to five tribal casinos and nine "racino" horse tracks with video lottery terminals. The 16 applications for new casinos include an Indian tribe ...
Steuben, other counties want state to defend poor suspects
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:32:36 -0700
Steuben County and 14 other upstate New York counties are joining a call for the state to take over responsibility for providing attorneys to defend the poor in criminal cases.
New York operations want piece of casino expansion
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:06:56 -0700
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A handful of existing gambling operations in New York are bidding for new upstate casinos amid fears of a crowding market.
NY board holds 3rd day of public casino comments
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:15:23 -0700
Residents of New York's Finger Lakes and Southern Tier are weighing in on three competing casinos proposed for the area. Wednesday's hearing was the third and final day for the state's Gaming Facility ...
Speakers at casino hearing: Seneca County isn't in the Southern Tier
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:34:57 -0700
Supporters of two casino projects in the Binghamton area say a competing proposal in Seneca County isn't part of “the true Southern Tier region.”