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Owego Strawberry Festival June 14 and 15
The 39th Annual Strawberry Festival will celebrate “Strawberry Legends” as the theme for this year’s event, which kicks off on Friday, June 15, with a Block Party from 5:00 to 10:00 pm, with fireworks at 10 pm, and on Saturday, June 16, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in downtown Owego.
For the main event on Saturday, the streets in Owego will be filled with vendors and entertainment. With the annual parade stepping off at 10:00 am. Over 20 bands on 4 stages will perform throughout the festival. Street performers will bring their talents to festivalgoer’s in a display of true public entertainment. There will be vendors, children’s activities, face painters, a pageant for children, and much more. A schedule of events can be found at www.owego.org.
Girl Scout’s Project Helps Nichols Remember its Heroes The First Nichols Hometown Heroes Banner Celebration was held on Saturday, May 25, on the lawn of the Cady Library in Nichols. The Hometown Heroes Banners honor local veterans by installing banners along the village streets which display the veteran’s photo and lists the veteran’s name, rank, branch of service, and
years of service. The project is part of the Girl Scout Gold Award Project of Veronica Ricketson (pictured) of Troop 40993. Twenty banners are now installed in Nichols. The veterans honored on the banners are: Howard K. Baker, Brent E. Beckwith, Bryan Cole, Joshua Cole, Richar P. Edsall, Richard C. Godfrey Sr., James A. Gowan Jr., William Grau, Karen L. Herrala, Wayne R. Horton, Wesley A. Middleton, Earl W. Olmstead, Joseph Olmstead, Richard W. Olmstead, Lawrence R. Pelotte Sr., Frank R. Sherman, Bill Shipman, Mi-
chael Surina, Raymond E. Weaver, and John E. Wright. Veronica offers a special thank-you to the following people who helped with the project: Lesley Pelotte, Bill Cass, Frank Sher man, C o r i n n e
Memorial Day 2019 Celebrated in Owego
Remembrance services at the Veterans Memorial by the courthouse, and a parade were among the Memorial Day events in Owego. For more photos go to www.GreaterOwego.com
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On May 4, 2019, the Owego Rotary planted five Hybrid Oak trees in various municipally owned locations in the Village of Owego. Plantings were done on West Avenue, Main Street, and Front Street. The Hybrid Oaks are the result of a 15-year breeding program at the Cornell Urban Horticultural Institute (UHI) directed by Dr. Nina Bassuk. The trees were specially bred to do well in an urban environment. In a city or village trees often must grow in a small space with compacted soil. They are also subject to road and sidewalk salt, alkaline soils, and drought. Street trees help reduce road noise, pollution, and heat. They also increase property values and provide esthetic enhancement. These trees are part of a large long-term study by UHI with trees planted in various municipalities to assess their survival and growth.
Staff from UHI will be visiting Owego periodically to look at the oak trees to learn more about which hybrids grow best. Oak trees were selected because they are sturdy and long-lived. They also have a large and spreading crown. Owego Rotary obtained and planted the trees as part of their centennial in which they plan to plant 100 trees in Owego. They are also looking into the possibility of starting an arboretum in Owego with the other 95 trees. Rotary would like to thank Anthony Albanese for picking up the trees at Cornell, Jeff Soules and the Village of Owego DPW staff for digging the holes and a special thanks to Bill Shuler who offloaded the trees when delivered, moved the trees to the holes, and helped fill the holes and position the trees. Their help was invaluable in getting the trees planted.
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Apalachin Lions Broom Sale - June 8 - 12 The Apalachin Lions Club will conduct their annual Broom Sale in June. This event is their Community Service Fund Raiser, and all the money raised is used to help those in need - mainly in our community. This year, the Lions will be selling on Saturday, June 8, starting at 10:00 am; and Monday thru Wednesday, June 10, 11, and 12, starting at 5:30 pm, each day. Sales will be door-to-door throughout Apalachin, Campville, and Little Meadows, PA. Items being sold include brooms, cleaning cloths, sponges, grill brushes, and dusters. All items are quality products from name brand manufacturers.
Each year, the Lions typically provide over $25,000 to help local residents. The money is used for activities which include Disaster Relief, Scholarships to High School Seniors, Special Olympics, Highway Cleanup, PreSchool Eye Screening, Christmas Baskets, Santa Phone Ins, the Easter Egg Hunt, Eye Exams and Glasses, Emergency Expense Assistance, Back-ToSchool Gift Certificates, and the Annual Senior Citizens Dinner. The Apalachin Lions are only able to serve the community because the community supports them. Please be generous in supporting their Annual Broom Sale.
Concerts in the Park
Concerts in the Park will be held every Wednesday from July 3 to August 7 at the Hickories Park in Owego. Admission is free. July 3 7:30-9:30 Kirby Band, Fireworks at 9:30 pm July 10 7 - 9 pm Kidbess & the Magic Ring July 17 7 - 9 pm The Jazz Happens Band July 24 7 - 9 pm Mike Davis & The Laughing Buddha Episodes July 31 7 - 9 pm Next To Kin Aug 7 7 - 9 pm Basin Street Jazz Band
Tioga Co. Board of Elections Annouces
General Election Early Voting
New York State passed Election Reform in January 2019 requiring Early Voting starting with this November’s General Election. The Commissioners of the Tioga County Board of Elections have details on the introduction of Early Voting for this November’s General Election. Based on population, New York State law requires that Tioga County have at least one Early Voting Center open for Early Voting. Tioga County Board of Elections will start Early Voting for the November General Election at this location: Tioga County Board of Elections - A Frame - 1062 Route 38, Owego. The Tioga County Board of Elections Early Voting Center will be open during the following times:
Saturday, October 26, 9am - 2pm Sunday, October 27, Noon - 5pm Monday, October 28, Noon - 8pm Tuesday, October 29, 10 am - 6pm Wednesday, October 30, Noon - 8pm Thursday, October 31, 9am - 5pm Friday, November 1, 10am - 6pm Saturday, November 2, 9am - 2pm Sunday, November 3, 9am - 2pm There is a Primary Election on Tuesday, June 25, from Noon to 9:00 pm for registered Republican voters in the towns of Barton, Candor, Nichols, Owego, and Tioga as well as a Primary for Democratic voters in the Town of Richford. There are no contested Primary Elections within the towns of Berkshire, Newark Valley, or Spencer and their poll sites will be closed on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
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Brothers for the Cross monthly Breakfast The Brothers for the Cross will be holding their regular monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday, June 6, at 8:00 am at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant, Route 434 (I-86 Exit 66) in Apalachin. The featured speaker will be Jim Signs of Power & Paddle. Jim will give an inspirational talk about “Leaving Our Gift Behind.”
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Regents’ examinations will be administered Tuesday, June 18, through Tuesday, June 25, with Wednesday, June 26, being the rating day. The last day of pupil attendance for students in grades K - 8 will be Friday, June 21, which is a full day of school. These dates are determined based on New York State Education Department’s attendance guidelines.
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Since the 1950s, the Vestal Hills Country Club has provided Binghamton area residents a respite from the everyday through an 18,000-square-foot banquet facility, tennis courts, a pool and a beautiful 18-hole golf course overlooking the Susquehanna Valley. Starting in the fall of 2020, Broome County’s estimated 12,000 veterans will find respite at that property as work is underway to convert it to a one-stop shop for veterans programs and services. Clear Path for Veterans Southern Tier officially opened in Binghamton in December 2016. As an extension of its main facility in Chittenango, the Binghamton office offers a range of peer support services and is one of the veterans resources that will be co-located at the former country club at 3115 Webb Road in Binghamton. The Clear Path office is staffed by Peer Support Manager Venecia DeRoose, Peer Support Coordinator Jonathan Wanglund, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katina Sinclair. “The new location aligns with Clear Path’s mission of offering programs in a safe and respectful environment,” stated
Peer Support Manager DeRoose. “We’ll now be able to host events onsite, having a place where you don’t have to worry about parking. … Having co-located services, being able to help someone and walk them down to the VSO’s (Veterans Service Officer’s) office, doing a soft handoff. That will be great. We will have the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group, again being able to walk them down and do a soft handoff, being able to introduce them so that person is not going to three different locations to receive services. This again aligns with the Clear Path mission in reducing barriers to access programs that promote social connectivity, overall wellbeing and job readiness.” The majority of the veterans served will likely call Broome County home. However, the new Veterans Resource Center could also draw veterans from Tioga County (an estimated population of 3,994 veterans), and Pennsylvania’s nearest counties: Susquehanna County (3,280 veterans) and Bradford (5,168). The former country club parcel sits approximately three miles from the Pennsylvania border.
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A series of special in-depth workshops are scheduled throughout the summer starting June 6 at the Home Textile Tool Museum in Orwell, PA. These are hands-on opportunities to learn unusual skills and gain rare knowledge about historical fiber and farm production methods. Workshops being held in June include: • Soap Making Thursday, June 6, 10 am to 4 pm Laryssa Zahajkewycz will teach the basics of home soap production using both beef tallow and vegetable oils. A variety of scents will be available. Students will go home with about 28 bars of scented or unscented soap. • Tablet Weaving Friday, June 7 Instructor Lea Witte began her journey into tablet weaving in the late 1990’s. Participants will learn how to warp the loom, weave on it and finish off a project. All supplies will be provided. Participants will keep their projects as well as handouts, a set of basic weaving cards and a shuttle. They will also have the option of purchasing the tablet loom they work on for an additional $25. • Dorset Buttons Wednesday, June 12 Renata Brenner of Felted Flora will present a workshop on Dorset Buttons, which were a major hand industry until about 1850. Participants will learn the basic technique for cartwheel design on a 1-inch ring. This can be learned in about an hour. The instructor will have some larger rings to teach other stitches and possibly embroidery on the buttons. • Bobbin Lace and Tatting Friday/Saturday, June 14/15 Instructors for this 2-day workshop are Mary Paulhamus and Iva Kessler and
Ellen Hummel. • Coiled Pine Needle Basket Making Friday June 21, 10am until all finished Carol Lukovich of Vestal will teach basic coiling technique and the stitching used to make a small bowl. Carol will also be teaching an advanced workshop on July 26. • Charka Spinning Saturday June 22 Tammy Fazzi and Suzanne Schwartz will present an introduction to the Indian charka, a small device designed in India for hand spinning cotton. Participants will learn to spin and ply cotton. There will be approximately 9 charka wheels for students to use and/or buy. July and August workshops will include: Felting a Bowl and Embellishing It (July 12 and 13), Colby Cheese Making (July 18), Beginning Great Wheel Spinning (July 19), Advanced Pine Needle Basketry (July 26), and Survey of Wool Types (August 9). The workshops have a class fee to help cover instructors’ time (most oneday workshops are $25) as well as variable materials fees to be paid to the instructor. Some workshops also require participants to bring their own basic tools or materials. Registration is required and all classes have a maximum of 8 or 12 participants. For more information, contact Eve Herrington at email@example.com or call (570) 744-2653 or visit www.httm.org. The Home Textile Tool Museum is located at 1819 Orwell Hill Road on State Rt. 1036 and is open Saturdays through August 25, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. www.httm.org
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Street in Owego. The exhibit will run through June 29. TAC is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 12:00 Noon to 4pm, or by appointment.
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Arrow Making Workshop in NV - July 20
The Newark Valley Historical Society will host another Arrow Making Workshop July 20, from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Join Flintknapper Michael McGrath as he walks you through making your own replica arrow. This workshop will interest reinactors, flintknappers, hobbyists, and those seeking a unique décor item, suitable for display on-
You have the opportunity to make your own primitive arrow in the old Native American way using the same materials: wood shaft, real turkey feathers, hide glue, pine pitch glue and real sinew. You will learn how the Indians procured, prepared and used these materials, and the importance of the arrow
shaft to primitive survival. Participants will choose between using a flint point or a metal trade point to tip their arrows, and between making either a plains style or eastern style arrow. The fee for the workshop is $30 for members of the Newark Valley Historical Society, and $35 for nonmembers. All materials for making
Roberts Seeks Re-Election To Town of Owego Board Barbara Roberts, Republican, from Apalachin announces that she will seek re-election as Town of Owego Councilwoman. Her campaign for reelection is based on “Fiscally Responsible,” “Stable Taxes,” “Pro Business,” “Employment Opportunities,” and a “Safe Community.”
the arrow are provided. To order materials and register, call Leslie by July 1 at (607) 427-8373. Scholarships are available. Workshop location is 9241 State Rt 38, Bement Billings Farmstead Museum located on Route 38 in Newark Valley, 13811. For more information, go to www.nvhistory.org.
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Apalachin Fire Department
An open letter to the Apalachin Fire District Taxpayers Dear Apalachin Taxpayers; It’s been a few months since our last update and I wanted to share a few things with you all. We’ve hosted a number of events at the new fire station, have seen an increase in applications to volunteer, and had a few high-profile emergency responses you may have heard about. Most recently, we participated in the Recruit NY event in late April, opening our doors to the community and welcoming interested parties in learning more about how they can help their community through the fire department. Year to date, we’ve seen an increase in applications for new volunteers over the past few years and overall membership is up. This is a wonderful and welcomed trend and we encourage more of you to come join us Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm at Station 1 for training. Our call response rate has also improved in 2019 and I’m grateful for those dedicated volunteers who’ve sacrificed their time to help their neighbors. Financially, the fire district has performed almost exactly to plan through the first four months of 2019. This is a testament to the careful planning and expense control of your commissioners and our treasurers. Operationally, we’ve invested in new firefighter safety gear, added new ice rescue gear, and are in the process of planning to demolish the foreclosed house behind Station 1 that was acquired in 2017. This effort will be in preparation for what we anticipate will be additional parking capacity added in a future project. To proactively alleviate any concerns, the Commissioners do not
have any intention of borrowing funds to complete this and expect to manage any project within our capital reserves and operational savings. I don’t usually speak about our emergency calls in this letter, but two stand out that I’ve received a lot of comments and questions on. First, the structure fire on Marshland Road in March was an excellent example of the cooperative nature of the fire service and the synergies of area departments working together. Second, in April the Apalachin Fire Department was called to assist in the successful search for a missing child in the Tioga Terrace area. More than three dozen AFD members turned out and were supplemented by more than 150 volunteers from the community, area fire departments, search and rescue teams from Tioga, Broome, Chenango, and Thompkins counties, and police agencies including the NY State Police, Tioga County Sheriff, Vestal Police, and NYS Forest Rangers. This was an amazing example of the good that can come from teamwork. If you happened to be one of the volunteers and realized how rewarding it can be to help others, I encourage you to go read paragraph two again. Thank you all for supporting your local volunteer fire department. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to reach out. Sincerely, Brian Rieber Chairman, Board of Fire Commissioners Apalachin Fire District 607-765-2974 email@example.com
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• Mah Jongg Mondays, June 3, 10, & 17, 6:30pm Mah Jongg is a tile-based game developed in China during the Qing dynasty. If you are interested in learning how to play, join us. • Story Hour Tuesday, June 4, 11, and 18 Thursday, June 6, 13, and 20 There will be no Story Hour on June 25, June 27, July 2 or July 4. Story Hour will begin again on July 9. • Tea and Aprons Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 pm Come for tea and talk about aprons. Bring your favorite apron. We’ll have aprons to show you, a door prize and more. Make a reservation by June 18. • Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, June 18, 6:15pm. Everyone is invited to attend. • NYS Park Passes The Apalachin Library has renewed its NYS Park Passes. Empire Passes provide unlimited day-use vehicle access to most facilities operated by the
NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, as well as boat launch sites, arboretums, and park reserves. You can borrow a pass for a week at a time. • July 4 The library will be closed on July 4. day, July 4. • Dinner Out “Dinner Out” is a fund raiser by the library’s Friends group. Purchase a ticket for $5 for a chance to win a gift certificate donated by a restaurant. • Thank You Thank you to the Friends of the Apalachin Library for buying another American Girl Doll, Luciana, for giving the library funding for the summer American Girl programming, and for $500 for children's and junior books. • Thank You Thank you to everyone who voted “YES” for library funding on May 21.
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The Depot in Newark Valley ushers in its 16th season of live performances at the old railroad station: The Tarps Friday, June 7 The Tarps, a classic seven-piece rock cover band led by Danny Scott on guitar and vocals. This is their 11th year of rockin’ in the Finger Lakes and their 7th year at the Depot. The band performs with high energy and enthusiasm for the rock and roll music from the 50’s thru the 80’s including Bill Haley, Billy Joel Neil Diamond, Little Richard and Elvis among others. This band will be playing the songs you will recognize and want to sing along with.
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Rick Marsi June 14 Columnist, author, and naturalist Rick Marsi will present a fascinating program entitled “Photographing India’s ‘Last Wild Bengal Tigers.’” Few sights in nature can rival that of the Bengal tigers in their natural habitat. Rick discovered this while visiting several Indian national parks in which tigers are protected and allowed to roam free. During his visits, he encountered 14 individual cats, some very close to the open jeep in which he photographed them.
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1) Broom – Long lasting, 100% corn, 12” sweeping surface
2) Angle Broom – Long lasting polymer, steel handle, 13”sweep
3) Whisk Broom – 100% corn, 2 sew, 7” sweeping surface
4) Push Broom – 18” polypropylene head, wood handle w/metal tip
5 6 7 8 5) RV/Toy Broom—100% Corn, 24” handle, 7” sweep 6) Toilet Brush & Caddy – Spiral bristled for scrubbing power 7) Glass & Mirror Cloths – High-Polyester Microfiber - 2-pack 8) Dust Pan – Tough Black Polymer 10 11
$7.00 $5.00 $5.00 $5.00
9) Scrubbing Sponge – Sponge with medium abrasive back- 2-pack
10) Scrub Daddy—Safe on Dishes and non-stick cookware 11) Grill Brush – 11” overall, 3/4” brass bristles, steel scraper 12) Stainless Steel Scrubber – High-grade for tough jobs
$5.00 $9.00 $1.00
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post 1371, 207 Main Street Owego, are sponsoring, at the post, a Craft/Vendor Fair during the Strawberry Festival on June 15 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This will include a huge variety of shopping and food all located inside so you can take a break from the outside elements of the day. Both the front porch and side doors will be open for this event. Proceeds will benefit some of the many programs that the Auxiliary supports. These programs include the VFW National Home for Children where the families left behind by war can remain together, and The Cancer Program that provides grants to Auxiliary members afflicted by this dreaded disease. Also included are the USO, Wounded Warriors, Paralyzed and Homeless Veterans, Scholarships, Americanism, Legislation and Hospital/Nursing Home Support. Veterans of Foreign Wars Comrades will be having items for sale to benefit their Building Fund. Eligible men and women are invited to join the Auxiliary to assist in helping as they strive to serve our Veterans of today and yesterday. Information on how you can sign up with this great organization will be available.
13) Squeegee w/Sponge - 8” wide for home & auto, 16” plastic handle
14) Microfiber Sponge Cloths - Great for dishes and surfaces–3-pack
15) Lambswool Duster – Flexible 12” duster, handle extends to 58” $18.00 16) Eraser Sponge – Cleans marks and tough dirt 4 1/2”x 2 3/4”x 1 1/2” $ 2.00 • Quantities may be limited. Items may vary from those pictured and described •
Hot Dogs & Gin June 21 The Depot welcomes a new group to the Friday Night Series - Hot Dogs & Gin, a five-piece band led by Doug Hubert on guitar and vocals. Also in the band is his ten-year-old son Eamonn on guitar and vocals; Steve Shimer on percussion; Mike Whittemore keys, guitar and vocals; with Gordie Gottlub on bass. Hot Dogs & Gin play a wide variety of blues, rock, folk, and Irish music. Eamonn is a child prodigy on guitar and at his young age has played extensively around the Southern Tier. Most recently Eamonn was selected to go on tour with the prestigious Broadway National Tour of “School of Rock.” The Depot opens each Friday evening at 6:00 pm and the entertainment begins at 7:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the public and refreshments are always available. When the weather cooperates the musical programs are usually outside so bring a lawn chair along. If you would like a copy of the entire Depot Friday Night series call the Newark Valley Historical Society office (6429516) and leave your name and address and you will be sent a copy. The schedule is also available at nvhistory.org.
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