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Rebecca Weitsman, or "Becky" as her friends and family called her, was only 30-years-old when she lost her battle with colon cancer. Her death shook her family to the core.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Elementary School Construction Nearing Completion

Workers are putting some of the finishing touches on the $72 million Owego Elementary School project.

The new complex is being built on the site of the former school, which was damaged by flooding that started on the first day of the school year in September 2011

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Publisher of Owego Pennysaver Newspaper Sold

The Owego Pennysaver is expected to have a new owner in less than two months.

Sample News Group plans to acquire Towanda Printing Company, the publisher of the Tioga County weekly newspaper.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky in $9B Deal

Lockheed Martin, Tioga County's biggest employer, has announced it intends to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion in cash.

Lockheed has competed for business with Sikorsky and worked with the Connecticut-based company on many military helicopter programs for years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Man Accused of Bringing Heroin Into Tioga Jail

An Owego man was ordered held in Tioga County Jail after he was accused of sneaking drugs into the facility.

Authorities say 31-year-old Lance Williams of Bolles Hill Road was charged with promoting prison contraband and criminal possession of a controlled substance

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Boy Jailed In Bicycle Theft

Investigators say a youth suspected of stealing a bicycle in Tioga County has been sent to jail.

Authorities say the 16-year-old Owego boy - whose name was not released - has been charged with petit larceny

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Free Summer Concerts in Owego

Enjoy the fun every Wednesday evening at Hickories Park in Owego for free summertime jams.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

St. Patrick School in Owego Closes After 156 Years

Tioga County's only Catholic school is closing today.

St. Patrick School on Front Street in Owego - which was established in 1859 - is holding a half-day session.

Principal Paula Smith said a school talent show will be held as St

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Police: Owego Man Faces More Drug Charges

Authorities in Tioga County say a man out on bail pending a trial on a felony drug sale charge has been arrested on additional drug-related counts.

According to the sheriff's office, 33-year-old Joseph Farrow of Owego was arrested May 12

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [March 5, 2014]

Harris Accused of Threatening Student in Owego

Calvin Harris, who is in the midst of his third murder trial, may be appearing soon in a Tioga County court.

An Owego police report indicates Harris was involved in a dispute with a student following a SUNY Broome Community College class that was held in the Tioga County Administrative building in the village

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