Page 1

PRESORTED

STANDARD US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT #9 APALACHIN, NY

CARRIER ROUTE POSTAL CUSTOMER

BROWN ENTERPRISE AND MARKETING 7830 STATE ROUTE 434 APALACHIN, NEW YORK 13732

APALACHIN • OWEGO • NICHOLS TIOGA CENTER • NEWARK VALLEY

CAMPVILLE • BARTON • CANDOR SMITHBORO • CATATONK

YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER • www.CommunityPress.us JUNE 2014

Volume 29

Number 6

2014 Apalachin Firemen’s Field Days

The 2014 Apalachin Firemen's Field Days will be held Wednesday, June 4, through Saturday, June 7, at the Apalachin Firemen's Field Day Grounds in Apalachin (follow the signs). The Field Days will feature rides, games, food, drinks, chicken BBQ. On Wednesday, June 4, the rides will be a special price from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. At 9:00 pm on June 4, two bikes will be

given away (one boy's, one girl's bike). A spectacular fireworks display will take place Friday night at 10 pm sharp. The Little Miss Apalachin Contest will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, June 7. There will be Pay-One-Price ride specials from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. The traditional Apalachin Firemen's Field Days Parade will start at 6:00 pm on Saturday, June 7.

At this year’s Memorial Day ceremony, a monument for Medal of Honor recipients along with an additional World War II and Modern Day Warfare memorials were unveiled at Courthouse Square in Owego.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL 2013 IS ON!

The first in a series of summer concerts drew thousands to Tioga Downs on Friday, May 30, to see Tommy James and the Shondells in concert. The next will be “Kansas Live in Concert” on Friday June 20, followed by “An Evening with YES” on July 5. For info on the “Summer Concert Series” go to: www.TiogaDowns.com

Save Your Precious Memories HAVE YOUR 8mm Movies & VHS Videos Converted to DVDs

BEAM Electronics Hobbies & more... 7830 Rt 434, Apalachin, N. Y. 625-2222

It's the 34th year of the Strawberry Festival, the Southern Tier's granddaddy signature festival, an event filled with entertainment, food, craft artisans, activities, parade, strawberry shortcakes, wine tasting, FUN and everything else strawberries. Mark your calendars - June 20 and 21, in downtown Owego. See page 2 for more info.

JUNE 14th

Spring Package $69.95! 7830 Rt 434, Apalachin 625-2332 or 206-2283


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 2

Local Girl Scouts Earn Gold Award

Karaoke Saturday June 7

Tim & Tyson

Saturday June 21

Gene Hummel Saturday June 28

Three Girl Scouts from Apalachin were among the 31 council-wide that earned the Girl Scout Gold Award this year, the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. The Girl Scouts from Apalachin are Ashley Bender, Kelly Decker, and Marisa Kreidler of Apalachin. They and the other Girl Scouts were recognized at a Young Women of Distinction reception last month for their accomplishment. A special luncheon was held at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. OCC President Casey Crabill, Ed.D. was the keynote speaker. To earn the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award, girls must complete Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador Journeys, the essence of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and demonstrate their leadership abilities by spending at least 80 hours working on a Gold Award Take Action project that creates a sustainable impact on their extended communities.

the Vestal United Methodist Church. By organizing years of data and creating these documents for the church website, youth members will be able to more readily have the information they need for scholarship applications. Through her church she also organized Chow Food Drives. Kelly Decker is a junior at Vestal High School. For her project she worked with the Discovery Center’s Story Garden where she addressed the need to make the book nook more child and staff friendly. She developed a method that was fun and educational by color and number coding the book nooks so the children (ages 4-7) could easily find a book and replace it properly by following her system that she created into a game.

Serving Lunch & Dinner or Just a Snack! Stop in and try our Homemade Soup Sepcials

Tuesday –Steak Nite Wednesday - Shrimp Nite Thursday - Clam Nite

The Terrace The Friendly Neighborhood Tavern Rt. 434, Apalachin, New York 625-3935

Ashley Bender (pictured above) is a junior at Vestal High School. For her Gold Award Take Action project she organized the musical history records for

Marisa Kreidler (pictured above) is a 2013 graduate of Vestal High School and is currently studying Cosmetology. For her project Kreidler organized the costume closet for the Vestal High School theater along with obtaining needed costumes and props.

Catholic Campaign for Human Development 2014 Small Grants Available Groups working to address the causes of poverty in Chemung, Schuyler and Tioga counties (New York) are invited to apply for a Catholic Campaign for Human Development small grant. Proposals are sought for projects that benefit and are led by low-income people working together to bring about positive economic and/or social change in their communities. These projects should address the root causes of poverty and powerlessness and can focus on areas such as environmental justice, living wage, affordable housing, food security. Catholic Campaign for Human Development small grants average $1,500.

Grant decisions are made by a local grants committee. Application materials are available from Catholic Charities (734-9784 x2135). Deadline for submission of the application is July 31, 2014. Grants are not available for individuals. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development was established more than thirty years ago by the U.S. Roman Catholic Bishops as an educationempowerment-action program to combat poverty and powerlessness in the United States. Funds for grants are generated through an annual collection in Catholic parishes across the country. Tioga County's

COMMUNITY PRESS

Dick Kirk Receives 'Candor Citizen of the Year Award' On June 12, at 6:30 pm, the Candor Community Service Corporation invites everyone to the Meeting Room at the Candor Library for the presentation of the Citizen of the Year award to Dick Kirk. Through the years, Mr. Kirk has been quietly helping people in his community and this award is a chance to thank him for his many years of service. Come join the celebration. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Trish Engelhard at 972-1073

Volume 29 Number 6 June 2014 © 2014 Published by Brown Enterprise And Marketing 7830 State Route 434 Apalachin, New York 13732 Phone (607) 625-2222 or (607) 72-PRESS E-mail: press@tiogaweb.com www.TiogaWeb.com Publisher/Editor ---------- Fred J. Brown Jr.

Published monthly RECEIVED BY MORE PEOPLE IN TIOGA COUNTY THAN ANY OTHER NEWSPAPER • The Community Press, nor its advertisers are not responsible for typographical errors in articles or ads. • Submitted articles are not guaranteed placement but are printed on a space available basis. THIS PAPER IS FREE. IT IS PAID FOR BY THE ADVERTISERS PLEASE SUPPORT THEM

TELL THEM YOU SAW IT IN THE

COMMUNITY PRESS www.CommunityPress.us


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 3

WEBO Adds Coverage on 105.1 FM WEBO Radio has added FM coverage of local news, weather, and sports in Waverly. The new station can be heard in Waverly, Barton, Smithboro, Sayre, South Waverly, Athens, and Chemung at 105.1 FM. The signal is a direct simulcast of News Radio WEBO, which can also be heard on 101.3 FM, 107.9 FM and 1330 AM. “WEBO has a rich tradition of serving Tioga County, since 1957, with local news and information, including local high school sports” according to Dave Radigan, the station’s owner and morning show host. The station enjoyed great success throughout the 1960’s, 70’s, and 80’s before falling into a state of disrepair. The Radigan family purchased the station and its assets in 2006. That purchase began a renewed community interest in hometown radio, and a complete rebuild of the station’s primary signal 1330 AM. “The construction involved replacing everything from microphone to tower, and everything in between,” said

Radigan. “We also re-focused the station’s priorities on local programming and information.” Since 2006, News Radio WEBO has also added 107.9 FM that serves the Owego and Binghamton areas. Last December, 101.3 FM was built in Candor and serves northern Tioga County. “Our ultimate goal is to link the communities in and around Tioga County,” Radigan said. “Adding these three FM signals will provide greater coverage of local community events, and is a valuable asset to the community.” In addition to signing on 105.1 FM in the Valley area, News Radio WEBO is in the process of opening a new programming and marketing office at 358 Broad Street in Waverly. This office will provide WEBO with the opportunity to hire local news reporters and marketing specialists to help incorporate the Valley area and business community into WEBO’s daily programming. “We are very happy to also be in the Waverly/Sayre area,” Radigan said.

Make Father’s Day Special Sunday June 15th

Show Dad how much you love & appreciate him … Bring him to the Blue Dolphin Restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Art Walk on First Friday, June 6 On the first Friday of every month, Owego's galleries, boutiques, and restaurants showcase a broad range of artists, musicians, writers, and performers. Enjoy an art-filled night out with friends on the first Friday, June 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

You are also invited to join in the installation of the Community Yarn Bomb Project, organized by Tioga Arts Council and Historic Owego Marketplace. Installation will take place at the Tioga County Courthouse Square from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Southerntiersmen, Rick Pedro Concert to Benefit Tioga Co. Historical Society The Tioga County Historical Society will host a concert at the Owego -Apalachin Middle School Auditorium, 3 Sheldon Guile Boulevard in Owego, on Tuesday, June 17, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Pianist Rick Pedro will give a rousing performance before the Southerntiersmen, a barbershop harmony chorus, performs in a special show. The concert will be fun for the whole family. Tickets are on sale now and cost $12 in advance, $15 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Tioga County Historical Society. The Southerntiersmen Chorus is part of the New York chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society which is the largest all-male singing fraternity in the world. The Southerntiersmen have participated in international competition six times and have placed as high as 8th and 9th in these competitions. The group has 54 members from all

walks of life. “The common thread is not what we do - it is what we love four-part a cappella singing in the barbershop style.” For more information and videos, go to southerntiersmen.org/ Welcome.html. Rick Pedro’s blend of patriotic standards, ragtime barnburners, and modern classics are fused with his unique stage presence, humor, and animation. His concerts thrill audiences with fast-paced melodies, soulful harmonies, and uproarious comedy. With more than 30 years of piano experience, Rick Pedro has developed an enigmatic style at the piano. To learn more about Rick, and see videos of his performances, visit rickpedro.com. The Tioga County Historical Society Museum is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information, call 687-2460, email museum@tiogahistory.org, or visit www.tiogahistory.org.

PROPANE SALES & SERVICE

4 Generations of Being … Like Family Scott Smith & Son 8 Delphine St., Owego, NY 687-1803 www.warmcomfort.com

HOMETOWN AUTO SALES & SERVICE and

OUR GARAGE

Have the “Pot Holes” got your car?

We can fix it or replace it!

6792 Route 434

Corner of Pa. Ave & Rt 434

Apalachin

625-5345

From the staff of “Hometown Auto” and “Our Garage”

Lawnmowers, Small Engines - Repaired Alternators, Starters, Generators, Motors - Rebuilt

NOW IS THE TIME TO GET YOUR TILLER AND LAWNMOWER CHECKED OUT AND READY FOR SPRING!

Van Dervort Repair And Rebuild Service

185 Shady Hill Road, Apalachin 625-4658 PICKUP AND DELIVERY AVAILABLE

Mon–Fri 8am–5pm Sat 8-noon

Oil Changes • Tires •Batteries & All Repairs SALES open Mon – Fri 9-5; Sat 10-2 PLOW TRUCKS ~ SUV’s ~ PICKUPS ~ CARS VANS ~ DUMP TRUCKS

On line at: www.HomeTownAutoApalachin.com


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

Martin

Plumbing & Heating Quality Reliable Service 3908 Waverly Road, Owego, New York 13827 (607) FURNACES BOILERS WATER HEATERS GOULDS WATER PUMPS PLUMBING FIXTURES SEWER & DRAIN CLEANING WATER CONDITIONING AIR CONDITIONING

687-1295

“A business without a sign,

is a sign of no business”

Next to word of mouth advertising, signs are the most cost efficient, economical means to communicate YOUR MESSAGE to your customers

625-4100

GIVE US A CALL TODAY

• MAGNETIC • ALUMINUM • PLASTIC • • VINYL • BANNERS • CORRUGATED • • JOB SITE • WINDOW LETTERING • • TRUCK & BOAT LETTERING • • ETCHED GLASS • GOLD LEAF •

ANE EAMLESS UTTERS

“ON THE RUN AROUND THE CLOCK”

• GUTTERS • FASCIA • SOFFIT • SIDING • DOORS • DECKS • WINDOWS

625-4076

• Free Estimates • Fully Insured • • Family Owned Since 1976 •

• Garry • Kevin • Rory •

ALLEN MEMORIAL HOME, INC. Funeral Service Established in 1884

PAGE 4

Tioga Co. - Economic Development and Planning News

Two Rivers State Park in Waverly The Two Rivers State Park at Waverly will see some activity soon according to New York State Park Director Fred Bonn. Mr. Bonn indicated that State staff personnel will occupy a residence on the property once the renovation work to the house is completed. “We had anticipated the renovation work to be wrapped up by spring so our staff person could be in place by May. However, due to some unforeseen issues with the structure, it now looks like it will be July or August before she will be living here.” Tioga County Legislator Ray Case commented, “I think it will be a real

boost to the Waverly area to have a State Park Representative living in our community. It is our hope that by having staff here we will see an increased awareness and use of the park.” Many Valley residents use the trails at the park already. Director Bonn stated that summer college interns have been hired to work on better signage and to make improvements to the trail system. “Once the renovation work is completed and the State park staff is in place, we will be introducing her around the community,” Legislator Case stated. “We are looking forward to the next step toward putting Two Rivers State Park on the map.”

HUSTLER 0 TURN MOWERS: now in stock. Starting at $2799. Financing available 0% for 48 mos ($65 mo). Joe Signs Power Equipment Rt 17c Owego 607-689-0330 06/14

DOG BOARDING: Pleasant Valley Dog Kennel, 5367 State Route 38, Newark Valley, NY 13811. 35 years in business, indoor/outdoor runs. Daily rates $14 one dog, $21 two dogs same run 607-6428776 06/14

NEED IT MOVED OR CLEANED: Call us. Local moving, cleaning houses, attics, cellars, garages and out buildings. Some yardwork. 607-699-0212 09/14 TOP DOLLAR PAID: Wanted! Old fishing tackle, lures, reels, etc. Some items worth $500. and more!!! Call me first, collector not a dealer so I pay more. Walt 687-5750 06/14 NEED IT CLEANED OUT or hauled away? We just charge less for one room to whole house. Also garages barns & sheds. MK’s Affordable Cleanouts 607217-7455 01/15 BUYING: Buying Antiques & Vintage Collectables, paying highest prices and I come to you! Call Dave at 607-240-9546 07/14

DENT REMOVAL: door dings, hail damage, dents removed without harm to car finish! Olympic Detailing 607-625-2332

HUNTING & TRAPPING SUPPLIES: Send $1 for Supply Catalog to: Bill Russ Trading Post, 25 Williams St, Addison, NY 14801-1326 05/14 FOR RENT: 1 bedroom apartment located in Binghamton. For information please call (607) 722-2003 or 785-0222 05/14 FOR RENT: 1 Bedroom Apartment on the 2nd floor. Right in the heart of Historic Downtown Owego, NY Close to Laundry mat, shopping, sight seeing, walking, parks, restaurants and so much more approx. 1000 sq ft No Smoking or Pets!!! Rental agreement for 1 yr Application with references and credit check. $650 plus utilities. Call And leave message 607-427-1736 WANTED: Your classified ad for our July 2014 issue. Please send in form below by June 25.

You can advertise your garage, yard or other sales, events, or items wanted or for sale here in the Community Press, the paper with the largest distribution (by US Mail) in the Owego market area. The same low rate for both commercial or personal family ads. Only $5 for the first 20 words. 1 WORD PER SPACE (add $1 for each 4 additional words)

$5 $6

511-513 East Main Street Endicott, New York 13760 (607) 754-0110 For Pre-Funding, No Payment, Traditional & Cremation Options Call or visit us at www.allenmemorial.com

$7 $8 $9 Send your classified ad to: COMMUNITY PRESS 7830 Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732 Make check or money order payable to "BEAM" or drop off your ad at Beam Electronics in Apalachin. (phone 625-2222, fax 625-2111) NAME ________________________________ PHONE ________________ ADDRESS ____________________________________________________ CITY __________________________ STATE ________ ZIP ____________ The Community Press goes to press on the first Monday of the month. Your classified ad should be received no later than the fourth Wed of the previous month.


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

NV Student at "Inside Albany" Program

PAGE 5

Yard Sale, Flea Market - June 7 A Community Yard Sale and Flea Market will be held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on

Saturday, June 7, at the parking lot of St. Patrick's School, 309 Front St., Owego. To reserve a table, call 687-1770.

OPEN: Newark Valley Student Shadows Senator Libous in Albany Newark Valley High School sophomore Anna D'Arcy recently spent an afternoon with Senator Libous as part of the Students Inside Albany program. The program is sponsored by the League of Women Voters to help students understand the importance of their role in government. Anna sat alongside Senator Libous during Legislative Session to experience

the legislative process first hand. Senator Libous runs the Senate Floor proceedings, so Anna had a truly unique perspective of state government in action. Although Anna wants to study business and acting when she gets to college, she still wants to be an informed citizen, which is what compelled her to apply for the program.

Waterman Center Events 403 Hilton Rd, Apalachin 625-2221 www.watermancenter.org Bingo Saturday, June 7 and 21 Doors open at 12 Noon, Early Bird Bonanza at 12:45pm. Regular Bingo at 1pm. Cash prizes, All paper. Fun for entire family. Food, beverages available. $3 admission. Father's Day Breakfast on Hiawatha Island Sunday, June 16, 9am to 11am Reservations required by June 10. Adults $18 single/$25 per couple, Children $9 ages 5-12, free ages under 5.

Strawberry Festival/Kayak Raffle Saturday, June 21 Visit the Waterman center booth at the Owego Strawberry Festival in downtown Owego. There will be a kayak raffle and games for the kids. Town of Owego Recreation Camp Registration Registration deadline is 4pm, Friday, June 20. This camp is only for children who are Town of Owego residents. Go to watermancenter.org for more information.

7am-3pm

7am-noon

Closed July 6th-9th

MORE MONDAYS

Buy 1 Breakfast or Lunch get 2nd (equal or lesser value) 1/2 price

$1.00 of each Breakfast-Lunch or Dinner Special will be Donated to the CAMPVILLE & APALACHIN FIRE DEPARTMENT & EMS Congratulations to OFA Class of 2014 Graduates

Emily Cacciaglia and

Nick Figuerado Congratulations to Liz H. our May Gift Certificate winner

Saturday-Thursday 7am-3pm • Friday 7am-8pm • 625-2212 www.facebook.com/gigisplaceapalachin

Washing, Waxing & Cleaning “Clean Like You’ve Never Seen”

Check out our web page for extensive information regarding detailing service and pricing! www.Mobile-Joes.com email: Mobilejoes@stny.rr.com Most Cars & Trucks $100 - $150 Now booking 7 days a week! 607-206-6396

ENCHANTED SEA COLLECTION

~ ONLY 6 MILES SOUTH OF ROUTE 434 ~

LITTLE MEADOWS, PA. 570-623-3508

The greatest treasures

Open: 7 Days A Week 10:00 am till closing • CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY •

. are memories.

found in the sea

SERVING LUNCH & DINNER HOMEMADE SOUPS HAPPY HOUR ~ 3:30 – 5:30 Mon–Fri

Check out the “JohnnyV’s Specialty Burger” CHICKEN & RIB BBQ –Saturdays

Friday Night BBQ

Thursday Open House Horseshoes Night Party Season is Coming fast - Contact us for your catering needs! Pizza - 7 Days A Week - Hand Tossed - Full, Half Sheet or Round Friday Nite - Deep fried Haddock & Ribeye Dinners

Top Grad Gifts from $35+


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 6

Libous, Lourdes, Yes! Honor Hundreds of Local Student Leaders

Senator Libous and Lourdes President/CEO David Patak recognize the efforts of YES! LEADS members from Owego Free Academy.

The YES! LEADS group from Tioga Central High School are honored by Senator Libous and Lourdes Hospital President/CEO David Patak for their work educating elementary students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

STILL THE LOWEST PRICE IN TOWN

116 Vestal Road, Vestal, New York HOURS: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm Saturday 11 am – 4 pm Sunday Memorial Day to Labor Day 11-3

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE PRICES • 748-3989 •

PROPANE FUEL OIL • KEROSENE RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL SERVICE 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE

Locally Owned & Operated since 1960 Don’t send your money out of town! Keep it locally, right here in the Southern Tier!

New Broil King gas grills in stock fully assembled Gas grill parts for all makes of grills in stock!

Senator Tom Libous and YES! Safe Choices for Kids were joined by local parents, teachers and school administrators last month to honor more than 515 Broome, Tioga and Chenango YES! LEADers at the YES! LEADers Change Lives Recognition Reception. YES! LEADers are middle and high school students who, after a day of hands-on training, present to local elementary school students about the dangers of substance abuse, the importance of self-esteem and its role in making healthy choices as they grow up. “Our YES! LEADers serve as an inspiration to their peers and younger students every day,” said Sen. Libous. “Their dedication to volunteerism and living a drug-free lifestyle make them great role models in our school districts and community.” As a four year YES! LEADer, Tioga Central senior Kelby Cole believes the

program has helped her grow into a more confident person. “Sometimes it’s hard to resist peer pressure. My YES! LEADS experience gave me the courage to be who I am and not worry about what other people thought.” YES! Safe Choices for Kids, a partnership between Senator Libous and Lourdes Hospital, is now in its 25th year. Since 1989, more than 8,500 YES! LEADers have helped teach more than 100,000 elementary school students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Owego-Apalachin and Tioga Central school districts participate in the YES! LEADs program. Their LEADers have served as role models for hundreds of Tioga County elementary school children this school year. For more information about YES! and YES! LEADS, please visit www.YesSafeChoices.org.


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 7

Champion Speedway Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Champion Speedway in Owego kicked off its 40th anniversary season on May 25 with a full program of insane Speedway Motorcycle and ATV Racing. Built in 1975, the little dirt oval off the side of Route 17/86 has hosted many memorable events in its history and is still going strong thanks to the efforts of owner Jason Bonsignore of Rochester. Bonsignore brought the track back from the dead in 1997 after four years of it sitting derelict, and has invested countless hours and dollars since keeping the facility going for the local community to enjoy. This will be Bonsignore's 17th year in

operation, which makes him the second longest running speedway promotion in US history, besides the Oxley Family of the World Famous, Costa Mesa Speedway in California. Many of the sport's most famous faces have raced at, or visited, the legendary local track, including World Individual Champions Ivan Mauger, Bruce Penhall, Sam Ermolenko, Billy Hamill and Greg Hancock. This season is set to be no different as both Ermolenko and Hamill have expressed an interest in competing at the venue amongst other notable international names.

Owego Little League News The 19th Annual Owego Little League Tournament is accepting registrations for the month-long post regular season event at Hyde Park. Tournament Co-Direrectors Mike and Elena Beyer say the dates for the tournaments are as follows: 10U from Monday, June 30, through Sunday, July 13, with B and C Brackets. No A brackets this year and no games

on July 4. Deadline to register is Sunday, June 15. 12U from Monday, July 14, through Sunday, July 27, with B and C Brackets. No A brackets this year. Deadline to sign up is Monday, July 7. Check the OLL Web Site www.eteamz.com/owego for more tournament information including rules, application, roster and all forms.

Saturday June 21st STARTING AT 7:00 PM

FREE POOL Tuesday nights 6-10

Join Us for the NASCAR TRY OUR WEEKLY SPECIALS

Willy’s Friendsville Inn (570) 553-0111 Cottage St., Friendsville, Pennsylvania

REMEMBER DAD ON FATHER’S DAY

$179.95

FS 38 String Trimmer

MS 170

Chainsaw MM 55 Rototiller

$329.95

Easy Start $359.95 CHAINSAW

$129.95 $149.95 BG 55 Blower

RT 17C WEST, 3951 WAVERLY RD., OWEGO, NY 13827

TRACTORS

(607) 689-0330 www.JoeSignsEquipment.com “QUALITY SALES & SERVICE SINCE 1947”

HEADQUARTERS

Beveled Edge Frame Shop 57 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY

GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE

PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR APPOINTMENT PHONE: 607-785-4488 or 570-553-2298 EMAIL: bevelededgeframeshop@gmail.com Facebook beveled edge frame shop or STOP IN JUNE 5, 6, 7 or JUNE 12, 13, 14 FROM 9a.m. to 1p.m. After this date, call for appointment

The Beveled Edge Frame Shop

57 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY 13760 607-785-4488


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

Coleman & Daniels

PAGE 8

2014 NYS FFA Tractor Driving Contest Pre-Registration Deadline is June 30

FUNERAL HOME LLC 6519 Rt 434 Apalachin, NY 607-625-3010

300 Main Street Endicott, NY 607-785-0411

New York State FFA students will test their tractor driving skills at Empire Farm Days on August 7, 2014. Photo: Nick Wickham

765 Main Street Vestal, NY 607-748-4695 Mark J. Murphy, Lic. Mgr. Ronald Yurecka

Steven Gabriel, Lic. Mgr. Kurtis VanAbs

Proud to be Serving Our Community for 130 Years Traditional Funeral & Cremation Options Pre-Arrangement Counseling & Financing www.ColemanAndDaniels.com

June 30 is the deadline to pre-register for the New York State FFA Tractor Driving Safety Contest at the 2014 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott & Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY. The competition for students aged 14 to 18 will be held Thursday, August 7, at the Northeast’s largest outdoor agricultural trade show. The Junior division of the contest is open to 14-16 year olds; the Senior division is for 16-18 year olds. The Senior Division winner goes on to compete at the Big E Exposition in Springfield, MA, in September. Preparing for the annual competition teaches students the importance of learning and using safe farm equipment operating skills. Students complete a written safety exam, a parts identification task, and driving courses with 2-wheel and 4-wheel wagons. “This competition helps students test how well they have learned safe tractor operation and driving skills. A strong performance at Empire Farm Days is something they can add to their resumes in pursuit of an agricultural career,” says

New York State FFA Tractor Driving Safety Contest Coordinator Jon Clayson. To pre-register, contestants may submit their name and age division to Clayson by June 30, 2014, at JClayson@pioneercsd.org. Walk-up registrations will be accepted the day of the contest. Contest sponsors include John Deere, Kubota, H&S Farm Equipment, New Holland Case International, the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, Massey Ferguson, Java Farm Supply, Lamb and Webster, American Equipment and Kioti. The competition begins at 9:30am at the Empire Farms Days event that covers 300 acres with 600-plus representatives of agricultural institutions and organizations; farm equipment and ATV test driving opportunities; DairyProfit, equine and crops seminars; farm safety, live animal and agricultural plastics recycling demonstrations; and farm family life displays. Learn more at www.empirefarmdays.com.


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

Vestal Youth Football Accepting Registrations Vestal Youth Football League is now accepting registrations for the 2014 season. The league offers four divisions: Flag Football for 5 to 6 year olds, Lower Division for 7 to 8 year olds, Middle Division to 9 to 10 year olds, and Upper

Division for 11 to 12 year olds. Cheerleading will also be offered. All kids are guaranteed at play. The league is open to all Vestal and surrounding area residents. For more information or to register, visit www.vyfl.org

7 New St., Apalachin, N.Y.

Margaret Karpel – Owner E-mail: mkarpel@stny.rr.com

Call today for an appointment (607) 625-3591 NOW ACCEPTING ALL MAJOR

PAGE 9

Central NY Farm to be Major Sponsor of Harness Racing TV Series Continuing its massive investment in harness racing, Crawford Farms, located on more than 100 acres in Central New York, has signed on as a premier sponsor of the Meadowlands Pace, to be broadcast nationally for the first time since 1999. The $750,000 classic for the sport’s premier 3-year-old pacers will air on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, July 12. Crawford Farms has also been a major sponsor at the two Upstate New York tracks owned by Jeff Gural, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, for several seasons. “Crawford Farms is very excited about the multiple sponsorships with Vernon Downs, Tioga Downs and the

Meadowlands including the Crawford Farms Trot and the Kindergarten Classic,” said Crawford Farms owner Michelle Crawford. “We feel strongly that more marketing dollars must be spent by all participants for our industry to grow and prosper. A television presence as well as any media production is what our industry needs to thrive. As a New York breeder we are in an industry that needs our support and we are happy to partner with Jeff Gural and his efforts.” Crawford Farms was the leading consignor at the 2013 Morrisville Yearling Sale and a major seller at both the Lexington and Harrisburg sales.

Depot Friday Night Series Begins June 6 COM SOONING APALA TO CHIN

309 Grant Avenue, Endicott, NY (607) 343-8870 www.BodyLabWellness.net Anxiety Depression Digestive Problems Low Immunity Pregnancy Fibromyalgia Post Surgery Healing

Insomnia Stress Sports Injuries

Specializing in: Deep tissue, sports, pregnancy, infant, elder, cancer/ medical massage. Neuromuscular therapy, chair, essential oils and more… Licensed Massage Therapist HBeck8870@gmail.com

The 2014 Depot Friday Night Series begins Friday, June 6, and continues for 16 consecutive Friday evenings at the train depot in Newark Valley. The programs are free and everyone is welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:00 pm, programs begin at 7:00 pm. Refreshments are available. Music performances will be on the Depot lawn (weather permitting) so bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy an ice cream sundae or a root beer float while listening to some of your favorite entertainers. The first three programs are: June 6 - TARPS, a band from the Ithaca area playing a great mix of contemporary and classic Rock and Roll music from the 50’s through the 80’s. June 13 - Rick Marsi, local naturalist and author will be on hand

with slides and stories gleaned during his recent experience “Hiking Peru: Machu Picchu to the Amazon. June 20 - Cobblestone Crossing will perform a wide range of music including music of the Kingston Trio; Peter Paul & Mary; John Denver; Woody Guthrie; and a touch of bluegrass and country. For a complete Depot Friday Night schedule call the Newark Valley Historical office at 642-9516. The Friday Night Depot series is sponsored by the Newark Valley Historical Society, and is made possible, in part, with public funds from the NYS Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Program, administered locally by the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.

Located at

We Haul Grade A Top Soil, Stone, y! a w Sand, Gravel, Fill Dirt, and ive Don’t r D Wood Chips. Backhoe, y Hesitate! dd u Concrete Work, M Don’t Be Last! r u Septic Work. o Y Get on the list now for Blacktop!

Let

U

ix sF

Affordable Blacktop Maintenance …

Oil Based Sealer Pressure Sprayed • Patching Crack Repair • Resurfacing Old Blacktop

(607) 687-4042

• FREE ESTIMATES • FULLY INSURED • • 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE • WORK GUARANTEED •

WE INSURE NEW YORK & PENNSYLVANIA FARMS • MOBLE HOMES RENTALS • HOMEOWNERS AUTO • TRUCKERS WORK COMP • BUSINESS John A. Sykas - Skyline Services 891 Pennsylvania, Little Meadows, Pa.

1819 Orwell Hill Road (SR 1036) Orwell, PA. Open Saturdays from May 24 to August 30, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

2014 Schedule of Events and Workshops June 7- Rugs, Rugs, Rugs with Marleta Anderson. Hooked rugs, rag rugs and braided rugs. Hear about a traditional "rag party" making rag strips and rag balls. Young visitors will learn to make rug braids with Joy McCracken. (NIH) June 14 - Fleece to Shawl. Local "Sheep to Shawl" teams will demonstrate. Kathy Halton will teach spinning on a drop spindle to young visitors. (NIH) June 21 - Rocker Beater Loom: Guest lecturer, Phyllis Dean, interprets our newly acquired rocker beater loom with a fly-shuttle. Lecture at 1:00 pm. Visitors will have an opportunity to try weaving on selected early looms. June 28 - Flax Day. Pam (Mawhiney) Wood will highlight all the steps in the processing of our homegrown flax fibers into fine linen thread using our outstanding collection of tools including the flax break, hackles and flax wheel. July 5 -The Museum will be open for tours only. July 12 - Youth Day - Young Hands, Young Hearts. A special day for children and their elders to share in the mysteries of textile arts traditions. Story-telling with Joy McCracken, shepherdess, spinner and weaver. Master dyer Esther Welden will demonstrate natural dyeing, and children will take home samples. (NIH) “No Idle Hands Events” (NIH) offer young visitors hands-on experience and a free kit for the first ten children. Kits include instructions and materials for the featured craft. Special Exhibits: “Spinning and Weaving During the Civil War” and “Rocker Beater Loom.” See www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org for more information on Saturday events and the workshop schedule for 2014 beginning with a “Felt Hat or Scarf” with Denise Tarbox on July 9, “Beginning Cheese Making” on July 11, a “Pie Taker Basket” workshop on July 14, and “Vegan Soap Making” on August 1. For details call the museum at (570) 247-7175 or email: info@httm.org Ad funded in part by the Bradford County Room Tax Fund and the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 10

APALACHIN FIREMEN’S FIELD DAYS June 4, 5, 6, 7 2128 Owego Rd., Ross Corners, Vestal

786-0234 TAKE OUT • EAT IN • DELIVERY PIZZA • SUBS • WINGS • SALADS SANDWICHES • BURGERS

Sweeneys Plaza, Rt 434 Apalachin, NY

BARTON’S MARKET

Dr. Alfred A. Wagner Optometrist

816 Pa Ave., Apalachin 625-2516 JUST 3/4 mile South on Pa Ave

Kerosene & LP Gas

Rt 434 & Griffin Dr., Apalachin, N.Y.

Have your LP tanks Filled

(607) 625-2121 Contact Lenses

20 to 100 lb tanks & RV’s

BEER • SODA • ICE • GROCERIES

Children's Vision

We Rock the Southern Tier ! Nine Locations to Serve You!

NY: Lounsberry•Owego•Tioga Center Whitney Point• Oxford & Lisle PA: Birchardville•Wysox•New Milford

Rock Products –Sand & Gravel NYS DOT & Pa DOT aproved Corporate Office:

3430 Rt 434, Apalachin, NY 607-687-1114 fax 607-687-1856

FREE Admission FREE Parking Firemen’s Field Day Grounds Follow the Signs!

Leagues • Carts • Lunch Counter • Banquets

Wednesday - June 4 Special Ride Price - 6 to 7 pm Big Bike Give-away at 9 pm Chicken BBQ

Choice One Auto Sales

Thursday - June 5 Chicken BBQ and Rides Galore

“Specializing in GM Vehicles”

6278 Route 434, Apalachin, N.Y.

Jim Barno

(607) 625-2610

Route 434, Apalachin, NY ~ Breakfast ~ Lunch ~ Dinner ~ ~ Banquet Facilities ~ Tax Preparation Bookkeeping Business Consultant

DARLING TAX SERVICE

Vicki Darling Barbara Snyder Phone 607-625-4395 6276 Rt 434 DarlingTax@stny.rr.com Apalachin, NY

Friday - June 6 Fireworks - 10 pm sharp! Chicken BBQ

BARTON’S ICE CREAM PARLOR

Next to Barton’s Market on Pa Ave

NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON

Corner of Main St & Pa Ave., Apalachin, NY 625-2212 Serving Breakfast and Lunch 7 days a week 7am-3pm SERVING DINNER Friday 4-8 p.m.

GORDON D. PACKER CARS, TRUCKS & VANS

625-3401 8492 Rt. 434, Apalachin, N.Y.

Saturday - June 7 Little Miss Apalachin Contest - Noon Pay One Price Ride Special 1pm to 5pm Parade - 6 pm Chicken BBQ

ONLY 6 MILES SOUTH OF ROUTE 434

LITTLE MEADOWS, PA. 570-623-3508

Open: 7 Days A Week 10:00 am till closing

BIG DIPPER ICE CREAM

Rt. 434, Apalachin, NY We Make Our Own Soft Ice Cream and Proudly Serve Perry's 100% Natural Hard Ice Cream (607) 625-2226 (570) 623-2225

York’s Landscape Service

(607) 625-5653 • (607) 625-9904 5780 Route 434, Apalachin, NY

3065 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin, NY yorkslandscapeservice@gmail.com

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8 am – 10 pm Route 434, Apalachin, N.Y. 625-3341

Sweeney’s Plaza - Rt. 434 Apalachin 607-687-5684

SPECIALIZING in FINE CUT MEATS

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

1429 Main St. Apalachin 625-3015

7830 Rt 434, Apalachin 625-2332 or 206-2283

7830 Rt 434 Apalachin Next to Dunkin Donuts 607-972-1796


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

Cooking on the Lite Side by Chef Nick Cavataio

PAGE 11

100th Birthday Celebration Truck Show - July 12 Newark Valley Fire Department's 1914 Federal Fire Truck is 100 years old. A 100th Birthday Celebration Truck Show with emphasis on new and old fire apparatus and antique trucks will be held on July 12, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at

Newark Valley's Firemen's Field near the station. Come to look, or bring your truck. No admission; donations welcome. For more information, contact John Tomazin at (607) 222-1848.

Marinated Chicken Wraps 8 oz. marinated grilled boneless/skinless chicken breast – bite size pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 small green pepper - sliced thin 1 small onion – sliced thin 2 large tortilla shells A-1 steak sauce and hot sauce (optional) – to taste

Serving Tioga & Broome County For over 20 years!

Sauté peppers and onions in olive oil until tender, add chicken and combine. Heat tortilla’s in microwave 20 seconds, split the chicken mixture between the center of the two tortilla shells. Top with 1/4 cup cheese for each, add steak sauce and wrap. Serve immediately.

Zesty Mock Ruben 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 Ciabatta rolls, cut in half 4 thin slices corned beef 4 thin slices Swiss cheese 1/2 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and drained 1 fresh jalapeno, deseeded, chopped fine 1/4 cup Thousand Island dressing Preheat griddle to 400 degrees. Lightly brush butter on inside of top and bottom rolls and toast on griddle until golden brown. Brush griddle with butter and heat equal portions corned beef, top each portion with cheese. When cheese is melted; top with sauerkraut, jalapeno and dressing. Place each corned beef portion in-between toasted roll. Serve immediately with a Cold drink.

Apalachin, NY (607) 625-3131 or (607) 754-2541

We bring our samples to your home or business to see in your lighting conditions. Free Consultation ~ Free Installation

www.conqueringhealthierrecipes.com

Zion Lutheran School Receives Grants

Zion Lutheran School in Owego recently received two grants totaling over $850 from the Owego Apalachin Foundation for Excellence. Heather Roseboom, K/1 Teacher wrote a grant and received funding for a new tire swing for the school’s playground. Ruth Schian, 2/3 grade teacher, wrote a grant to replace her classroom rug with a new one that will have a map of the United States on it, as well as bean bag chairs, and magnetic writing boards for her students. The Owego-Apalachin Foundation for Excellence in Education is a

community wide, independent, not-forprofit organization. Its mission is to enhance the education of the students within the Owego-Apalachin district boundaries, public and non-public, by providing private funding and stimulating community support for innovative and challenging programs in the schools. Grants have put over $130,000 back into the community since it was formed in 1997. For more information on the foundation, go to www.oafoundation.com Zion Lutheran School enrolls children from preschool through 6th Grade.

• Draperies • Top Treatments • Vertical Blinds • Mini Blinds • Cellular Shades • Roller Shades • All Top Brands


JUNE 2014

TIOGA COUNTY COMMUNITY PRESS

PAGE 12

Ribbon Cutting at The Kitchen Store

• DRIVEWAYS • PARKING LOTS • SEAL COATING • ALL TYPES OF ASPHALT From Commercial Tough Grade to Residential Extra Smooth Family Owned & Operated Serving Tioga / Broome Counties The Greater Southern Tier of NY & Pa

Call for FREE Estimate

Photo by: WEBO –Dave Radigan A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on May 20 at The Kitchen Store at 59 North Avenue in Owego. The owner, Sue Michaels, moved her storefront from Apalachin to downtown Owego. She will be selling kitchen gadgets and

SPRING SPECIALS CALL NOW 607-201-2575

bringing locally produced food products to the heart of Owego. She will also be providing and hosting international cooking classes. The Kitchen Store is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

www.McNallyPaving.com

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Three to be Added to OFA Wall of Fame Three Owego Free Academy alumni will be added to the OFA Wall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Wednesday, June 11, at the school. The 2014 inductees are David Beere, OFA Class of 1936, student, athlete, Lt. Commander, US Navy, and international

businessman; R. Thomas Bryant, OFA Class of 1968, student, athlete, teacher, coach, athletic director, and excellent role model to students and colleagues; and Dean Smith, OFA Class of 1974, student, athlete, volunteer, and recognized community leader.

Depot to Host Cruise-In The Depot in Newark Valley will once again host Concours D’ Elegance, more frequently know as a Cruise-In on the first Saturday in each month from 5:00 to 8:00 pm beginning in June and continuing through September. Opening night will be June 7. This “Cruise-In” is not limited only to cars of a particular vintage: if it has wheels and you are proud of it, bring it down. There is no charge and the public is encouraged to come. Refreshments

will be available including root beer floats and banana splits. While you are there be sure to tour the 1800s railroad station and the caboose. The waiting room will have a display depicting the life of William Stemming who arrived in Newark Valley in 1912 and eventually built the first modern greenhouse in the area. For more information call Ray Shaver, 642-3627.

Sweeneys Plaza, Rt 434, Apalachin

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Assorted OP Wines Save $2.00 a bottle. 750ml. …….$6.99 First Rate Old Fart Red Wine 750 ml. ………………….$9.99 Covey Run Riesling & Gewurztraminer 750ml. ………$7.99 Assorted Tisdale Wines 750ml. ………………………...$5.49 Canadian Leaf Whiskey 1.75L. ………………………..$15.99 Odesse Vodka 1.75L. …………………………………...$12.79

PLANNING YOUR WEDDING? Personalized Labels for wine bottles are FREE with purchase of wine. Many styles available

Gift Certificates Available • Case Discounts on non-sale wines

1429 Main Street, Apalachin, N. Y.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY From Nick’s Garage Call Earl for an appointment today 625-3015

Communitypress 0614  
Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you