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Owego Hose Team to Host Trout Derby On April 3 Contest scheduled for April 3 8 am - 6 pm with Chicken BBQ Owego Hose Teams, Inc. in partnership with Tioga County Anglers and Hook, Line & Sinners will host its 2nd Annual Trout Derby Saturday, April 3rd. The contest for anglers of all ages will be held virtually or by checking fish in at Croton Hose Co. #3 Fire Station on Talcott Street. Registration forms for the Trout Derby are available at the Community Shop, Scott Smith & Son, Hook Line & Sinner, and Weaver Automotive and online registration is available at the hose team website at The registration deadline with $10 fee is Friday, April 2, and you must be registered to participate. Once registered you will be provided a unique number identifier by the hose team. Fishing is limited to both the EAST and WEST branches of the Owego Creek. All registrants must have a valid New York State fishing license and abide by all New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) rules and regulations. Fly, spin, and bait fishing permitted. Winners will be announced shortly after 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 3, at Company #3’s Fire Station and via Facebook Live. Fifty percent payout from registration

fees will be awarded for largest brook and brown trout (length) or $100 in each category whichever dollar amount is largest. The $10 entry fee covers both the brook and brown trout categories. Contestants participating virtually are asked to post pictures of their trout caught to the hose team Facebook page @owegohoseteams or email to showing the trout with measuring device indicating the trout’s length and your unique number identifier. A chicken BBQ will be held in conjunction with the Trout Derby but sold separately. Pre-order your chicken dinners on the hose team website, emailing the hose team, or by calling (202) 4949108. A portion of proceeds will benefit Tioga County Anglers a new not for profit seeking to improve Tioga County’s cold-water fisheries. Local bait and tackle shop Hook, Line, & Sinners will be at Company #3’s Station throughout the tournament providing all your fishing needs. Company #3’s hospitality room will also be open with their famous clam chowder free of charge for all anglers. All participants are urged to follow the New York State on Pause guidelines to include but not limited to social distancing and avoiding contact with other people while fishing.

Roberts Announces Candidacy for Town of Owego Highway Supervisor

Mike Roberts of Apalachin has announced his candidacy for Town of Owego Highway Supervisor. Mike is currently a Tioga County Legislator for District 3. He has been elected to this position for 16 years. Mike is the chair of the public works committee for the county and co-chair for the BMTS regional traffic committee. He is a member of the county budget committee. A member of the Tioga County Republican Committee.

Mike is familiar with all aspects of road repair including the procurement process. As a successful business owner for 24 years here in our community, Apalachin Auto and Truck Repair, he is proficient in all heavy-duty truck and equipment repair. He is a heavy-duty equipment operator and owner. Mike is also a Master Mechanic. “I have sold my business and chosen not to seek re-election as County Legislator, so I can be devoted full time to the Highway Supervisor position. I chose to run for this position because I have the qualifications and the knowledge to be an effective Highway Supervisor for the Town of Owego. As supervisor I will attend the Town Board Meetings and will return all calls from residents. I will look at each situation, use common sense and experience to solve problems. I will retrofit highway trucks with GPS to allow for precise delivery of services as events unfold. I will focus on drainage and infrastructure maintenance. I humbly ask for your support to take the Highway Department in a new direction of fiscal responsibility, professionalism and service.” Primary is June 22. Petition signing is March 2 through March 25.

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Getthere Is Providing Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Don’t let lack of transportation keep you or a loved one from getting to the doctor or clinic for the COVID-19 vaccines. Rural Health Network of South Central New York’s mobility management program, Getthere, can provide rides to vaccinations. According to Getthere Director Bill Wagner, as local residents continue to sign up for the vaccinations, getting to that appointment may be difficult for some so Getthere is offering assistance. Getthere is ready to get you to your vaccination. Contact the Getthere Call Center at 855-373-4040 to speak with a Mobility Transportation Advocate for help in

scheduling a safe, secure ride. No referral needed. Mobility and Transportation Advocate’s are available Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Getthere is a mobility management program of the Rural Health Network of South Central New York serving Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Tioga counties.

Senior Citizens Foundation Accepting Grant Funding Applications If your nonprofit or agency serves senior citizens, Tioga County Senior Citizens Foundation may be able to assist. Applications for projects are now being accepted from nonprofits and community agencies serving the older population living in Tioga County, NY. Senior Citizens Foundation has awarded grant funds for libraries, food pantries, and other programs designed to improve the lives of older citizens since 1982.

Go to to find out more about Senior Citizens Foundation and how to apply. Organizations can submit applications and supporting documents electronically on the web site or print an application to fill in and mail. Hard copy applications are available by request from TCSCF, P.O. Box 117, Owego, NY 13827, or by inquiring at For more information, call 687-0229.

Weaver Announces Run for Town of Owego Highway Superintendent

Small business owner Jason Weaver announced his candidacy for Town of Owego Highway Superintendent on February 17 at his automotive repair shop, 191 North Avenue in Owego. “As a small business owner, I understand how to do more with less and make a dollar go further,” said candidate Weaver, a Republican from the Village of Owego. “In these tough economic times, we need to be looking out for the taxpayer’s hard-earned dollars.” Weaver owns and operates Weaver Automotive on North Avenue in Owego, a business he has run for the past 18 years. If elected, Weaver plans to hire a general manager to run his business so he can be a fulltime highway superinten-

dent. A volunteer with the Owego Fire Department’s (OFD) Croton Hose Company #3, Weaver currently serves as Captain of OFD’s largest fire company. His service to the Owego community also extends to Owego Little League and Owego Junior Football League where he coaches area youth. He lives with wife Laura and three children on the Flats in the Village of Owego. The Class of 1991 Tioga graduate wants to bring transparency and accountability to the job. Weaver notes that the Town of Owego has 374 “lane miles” of roads that need to be maintained with clear plans for upkeep and replacement; snow removal should be a top priority in winter months with attention to the various snow plow routes; communication lines need to be open and transparent with taxpayers and the town board; highway department employees should be provided with the tools they need to get the job done; and the need to work within budget constraints especially during the COVID-19 crisis. The Town of Highway Superintendent job will be open as current Superintendent Mark Clark is retiring. Weaver is running as a Republican in the June 22nd primary. He will be circulating petitions for ballot status February 24 to March 15.


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719 Main Street, Apalachin, NY 625-3333 Hours: M, Tu, Th 10am-7pm; Fr, Sa 10am-2pm Story Hour Tues., Thurs., 10:30am, via Zoom Find the Zoom link on Facebook each week and join Miss Wendy for lots of fun with books. Lego Club Saturday, March 20, 11am, via Zoom Join Miss Bri for Lego building fun. Book Barn Tuesdays, Thursdays, 2pm-6pm Saturdays, 10am-2pm The Book Barn will continue to be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 to 6:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Just come to the door of the library (wearing a mask) and get the key. Only 1 person or family in the barn at a time. AARP Tax Prep AARP would appreciate an email to set up appointments: tiogataxaide@ If you can’t email you can call 687-4120. Appointments are not made at the library.

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It kills you deep inside and I’m lost without you in my life and The world has changed so much Coronavirus not going away And darkness surrounds the world And it’s so cold and painful And our warm hugs Have all faded away Just like our loved every day And nobody to hold more and I watch As a lonely tear rolls down my face But I promise you all I’ll love And pray for everyone Who’s suffering from coronavirus Every day.

Little Food Cupboard, Hats, Scarves, and Gloves There is a Little Food Cupboard on the library’s front porch. Anyone can take anything they need and anyone can leave nonperishable food or personal care items like soap, toothbrushes, etc. Please take advantage of this great community

Women Helping Women Scholarship NYS Women Inc., Susquehanna Chapter is accepting applications for their 2021 Women Helping Women Scholarship. The applicant must be a resident of, or working in, Tioga County for a minimum of one year and who is interested in improving their place in business or who is looking to make a career change, returning to college, continuing their education by attending a seminar, or recertifying in their profession. The application is on the NYS Women Inc., Susquehanna Chapter website and is under Women Helping Women Scholarship. The deadline for all applications is 11:59 pm March 31, 2021.

resource. Also find hats, scarves, and gloves. Take whatever you need! Thank you to all the wonderful knitters who provided these important items. Leaving Our Fingerprints: A People’s History of COVID-19 Finger Lakes Library System has partnered with the Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) for a new project, Leaving Our Fingerprints: A People’s History of COVID-19. Erica Freudenberger and Jack Scott at SALS have developed a public website where people can share their story of the COVID-19 pandemic. Surveys have been created to collect responses that will be uploaded to the website and placed into special exhibits. Respondents can include text and images. All information collected will be anonymous. If you would like to be part of this effort Thank You Thank you to everyone who has donated beautiful children’s books. There are many new books on the shelves. Upstairs at the Library Work continues in the library’s upstairs. The maker space room will be a place to be creative. Legos, sewing machines, paper, STEAM supplies, and much more. The library now has a kitchen and more meeting space.

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Public Hearing on Proposed Solar Array on Montrose Turnpike - March 4 via Zoom On March 4, the Town of Owego Zoning Board of Appeals will resume a public hearing on a proposal to establish a public utility solar array on Montrose Turnpike. The public hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on March 4, at the Owego Town Hall, 2354 State Route 434 in Apalachin. Per COVID 19 Pandemic Executive Order 202.1, the meeting will be held virtually through ZOOM. The public may submit comments through the live meeting chat, or in advance of the meeting via email to or by calling 687-0123x6. The public will not be permitted to

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The Fannie C. Hyde Charitable Trust awarded $8,498 to the Tioga Arts Council (TAC) for the creation of a Children’s Gallery Space and Zine Library in the rear portion of its building at 179 Front Street in downtown Owego. Renovations will support the creation of two new spaces, a Children’s Gallery and a Zine Library. Children’s Gallery Space The Children’s Gallery Space will be created by installing and painting new display walls, as well as by purchasing new lighting and hanging systems in the space that leads from TAC’s current office to the rear entrance of the building. In this space, children of all ages will be able to display artwork, learn how to create a solo or group art show, and create small works with art supplies provided by TAC. Zine Library TAC also has a collection of zines (also known as homemade magazines, chapbooks, or pamphlets). With this support, TAC will establish a space to showcase its zine library and encourage zine creation. Once the challenges of COVID-19 begin to subside, this space will also serve as a mixed-use area, where small groups – like Zine or Book Clubs, Knitting Groups, Computer Classes, etc. – can meet and make connections around common interests. Scope of Work In December 2020 and January 2021, volunteers began to clean out the space and prepare for demolition. An additional $1,000’s worth of work was donated by the following volunteers and TAC Board of Directors members: T. Benjamin Hobbs, Stanton Hill Studios Tim Jackson, Tim Jackson Designs & Katie’s Kreations Darryl Lindsay, M&T Bank Suzanne Poe, Cloud Croft Studios


Brandon Smith, Scott, Smith & Son In February 2021, TAC is preparing for the next phase of work that will consist of: Installing and painting new dry wall Removing existing flooring and installing new slip-and-water-resistant laminate floor, updating the space while enhancing its functionality and safety Refinishing existing hardwood floor in one section of this building Purchasing and installing new lighting Work will be completed by Ahwaga Paint & Flooring Covering as well as Rick Arnold. Looking Ahead Once complete, TAC will host a Ribbon Cutting for the Children’s Gallery and Zine Library, facilitate a Zine Swap to build its collection, and organize other youth arts-related activities. TAC will consider reconfiguring its office space and possibly adding a retail space in 2021. Long-term, TAC will continue to seek funds to support building renovations as part of its Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) match commitment. All renovation projects will aim to: Preserve as well as enhance the historic building Maximize the space to better serve the community and advance TAC’s mission Inspire and support a vibrant, creative community in and around Tioga County While renovations are underway in February, TAC will not have an exhibition in its gallery and office hours will be limited. If you need assistance, email or call (607) 687-0785. To get the most up-todate information, subscribe to TAC’s eNewsletter or follow TAC on Facebook at tiogaarts.council.



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A Tioga Hills Elementary student who is changing the world one kindness at a time caught the attention of Senator Fred Akshar and his Akshar’s All-Stars program. Ben Cucci, a fifthgrader from Apalachin, was recently selected as an Akshar All-Star, and received a T-shirt and framed certificate from the Senator. Ben is the founder of Nathan’s Butterflies, a nonprofit that pays it forward with random acts of kindness in the community. “I wanted to do something to help remember Nathan,” said Ben, who was only six years old when he lost his little brother, Nathan. “I came up with random acts of kindness, and it kept getting bigger.” Ben and his “Butterfly Crew” have helped provide school supplies, set up a “Little Free Library” in the school’s butterfly garden, provided face masks and hand sanitizer for 55 boxes filled as part of his 5th Grade’s annual Com-

munity Box Project to benefit patrons of the Apalachin Food Pantry, supported local food drives, and much more. As part of the goal of Nathan’s Butterflies to not only spread kindness, but encourage others to commit their own kind deeds, they have a Facebook page where people paying it forward share their own acts of kindness. “The kindness inspired and spread by Nathan’s Butterflies have spread across the country and even across the globe,” said Senator Akshar in a recent press release. “If more people thought like Ben, the world would be a much better place.” To see Ben receive his Akshar All-Star Recognition, go to www. v=uHJEFa5JyP0 For more info:

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portant to us that we recognize and reward these kids for going out of their way to try to make a positive impact in their community,” stated one of the organizers. The award ceremony was held at the Vestal Elks Lodge. John Pooler, Elks Lodge Exaulted Ruler; Scott Pauley, COPS 4 A CAUSE President; and Senator Fred Akshar handed out the iPads to the winners. One of the youths cried as she accepted her iPad. “I can’t believe I won,” she said over and over again. The youths and their families were also treated to pizza, wings, cookies, candy, and music. Both the Vestal Elks Lodge and COPS 4 A CAUSE are organizations that give back to the community in which they live.

Local Author’s Newest Book “13 Ways to Eat a Fly” Local author Sue Heavenrich’s newest children’s book, 13 Ways to Eat a Fly may sound like a recipe book, but it’s not. This reverse counting book is all about subtraction, as flies meet their demise. The unfortunate insects are zapped, wrapped, and otherwise trapped. It may be gross, but the science is real. Artwork by David Clark combines the gruesome reality of predator/prey relationship with a comic touch. The idea for the book came about by accident. “I was in a hurry and misread a book title on the shelf,” Sue said. “I thought it said “how to eat a fly” so I jotted that down.” Later, she got to wondering just how does one eat a fly? Being a biologist, she dug into research. “I made a list of all the animals – birds, fish, insects, amphibians – that eat flies.” She made another list of flies: crane flies, long-legged flies, mosquitoes, cluster flies – so many kinds! Then she began pairing flies with the animals – and plants – that ate them. Then she added some special-interest features for the back of the book. “I’d been listening to a radio program about local food, and how people would ask their waiter where their chicken was raised. So I wrote a tongue-in-cheek guide to eating bugs, complete with nutritional information for a single serving

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A Meals on Wheels route is established in Tioga County. Meals are picked up at the Endicott Baptist Church and brought to the Owego area. The cost of a meal is $2.50 and consists of a hot lunch and a cold supper. The OFA Drama Club presents “Up the Down Staircase.” Fire destroys the 177-year-old Canandaigua Hotel. Movies playing in local theaters include “The Lion in Winter,” “Cold Turkey,” “Song of Norway,” and “101 Dalmatians.” Top tunes include “Me and Bobby McGee” by Janis Joplin, “She’s a Lady” by Tom Jones, “One Bad Apple” by the Osmonds, and “For All We Know” by The Carpenters. Tuesday night TV shows include “Julia,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “The Mod Squad,” “Green Acres,” “All in the Family,” and “Marcus Welby, M.D.” And a 6.5 ounce can of Chicken of the Sea tuna costs 39 cents.

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Stephen Donnelly Announces Candidacy for Town of Vestal Councilman As a long-time resident, local entrepreneur and family man, Donnelly seeks to make a positive impact in the community by serving on the Vestal Town Board. Stephen Donnelly, president of marketing and communications firm Stephen Donnelly & Associates, has announced his candidacy for Town of Vestal Councilman. Donnelly intends to apply his experience in liaising with Southern Tier business owners and growing the local economy to the Town of Vestal government and the community as a whole. “I am excited to announce my candidacy for Town of Vestal Councilman. I wholeheartedly believe that my tangible experience working with local business owners for the majority of my career makes me perfectly suited to serve the Vestal community in this capacity, and I am well equipped to handle this role with integrity, honesty, and a fresh perspective,” Donnelly said. Donnelly spearheads all marketing and communications at Stephen Donnelly & Associates, and has worked extensively in consulting capacities with various municipalities including: Broome, Tioga, and Cortland counties; the Village of Endicott, Town of Union, the Village of Owego, and more. Donnelly also serves on the board for the Greater Binghamton Airport and the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce. Throughout his career, Donnelly has served in different capacities and established contacts with Senator Fred Akshar, Broome County Executive Jason

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We will be closed April 2,3 & 4 for Easter

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Sweeneys Plaza, Rt 434, Apalachin

Gift Certificates Available Case Discounts on non-sale wines

Jameson Irish Whiskey Brady Irish Cream 1L. $13.99 McCormick Irish Cream 1L $16.99 Tippy Cow Shamrock Mint 750 ml. $17.99

Kosher Wines

1429 Main Street, Apalachin, N. Y.



Call Earl for an appointment 625-3015

Dominick Francis Ienner 10 years old