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Ribbon cutting from last year’s Tioga Business Show The annual Tioga County Chamber of Commerce Bussiness Show will be held Thursday, October 6, from 9:30 to 3:00 pm, at the Owego Treadway Banquet and Conference Center 1100 State Route 17C in Owego. A celebratory ribbon cutting will take place at 10:00 am. Everyone is invited to stop in and experience what our local businesses

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The 37th Annual Newark Valley Apple Festival was held October 1 and 2, at the Bement-Billings Farmstead. The event, sponsored by the Newark Valley Historical Society, featured a living history museum, great food, music, dancing, apple everything, gift shop, kids' activities, horse & wagon, crafters. Costumed demonstrators included open hearth cooking, cider press, blacksmith, soap, candles, spinning, weaving, and black powder shooting.

13th Annual Traci's Hope The 13th Annual Traci's Hope Fund Raiser was held on Saturday, October 1, at the Apalachin Field Day grounds in Apalachin. All proceeds from the event will benefit those fighting breast cancer in Broome, Tioga, and Susquehanna Counties. The event featured a BBQ, music, raffles, and many activities for the children.

Tioga Downs hosted the Maine-Endwell Little League baseball team last month. In a special ceremony following the evening’s third race, the team was honored for winning the Little League World Series Championship.

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The VFW Auxiliary 1371 recently presented a special program regarding the flag and history of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Apalachin Elementary School. Pictured above: Dorolyn Perry (right), Americanism Chrm. VFW Auxiliary 1371, as Betsy Ross, and Louise Cole (2nd from right), VFW Auxiliary 1371, and student holding the Betsy Ross flag.

Rummage Sale in Apalachin, Nov. 5 A Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, November 5, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at St. Margaret Mary’s Church,

1110 Pennsylvania Ave. in Apalachin. There will be antiques, dishes and glassware, books, tools, DIY projects, jewelry, musical instruments, and more.

Village of Owego Awarded Preservation Grant The New York State Council on the Arts and the Preservation League of New York State awarded a Preserve New York grant of $5,000 to the Village of Owego. The grant will support the cost of a building condition report for the Owego Fire Station. The 1911 Central Fire Station is a landmark in the heart of downtown Owego, and the fire station’s tower can be seen throughout the community. Damaged by flooding in 2011, the building’s state of disrepair limits community use. The report will help the village prioritize restoration and maintenance. Preserve New York is a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State, and is made possible with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Open House at Ti-Ahwaga Players - October 12 Ti-Ahwaga Community Players is hosting a Meet and Greet on Wednesday, October 12, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Join the players as they open their theater to members, volunteers and patrons. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the theater, see the set of “The Crucible” up close and meet the people behind the scenes. There will be light refreshments and a champagne toast to celebrate the begining of their 2016 - 2017 season. The concessions area will be open for those who would like to purchase beer or wine by the glass or bottle. Please let the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players know if you plan to attend. Call

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“Brassieres for Hope” to Benefit Traci’s Hope “Brassieres for Hope” will take place on October 30, 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the vestal Elks Lodge, 2071 Vestal Parkway West, in Vestal. All proceeds from the event will benefit Traci’s Hope, a notfor-profit organization dedicated to help people diagnosed with breast cancer.

The event includes a Chinese auction for bras, fabulous gift baskets, and 50/50 raffles. For more information, contact Teri Bower at 625-2558 or teribower@hotmail.com tracishope.com

Job & Career Fair Broome/Tioga Workforce of New York will hold a “Job and Career Fair” on Wednesday, October 12, 3:00 to

7:00 pm at the gymnasium of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 701 West Main Street in Endicott.

Tioga Women Lead to Foster Leadership in Tioga County Tioga Women Lead (TWL) announced the formation of the group on their Facebook page on Thursday, September 15. TWL is a group of professional, local, women leaders who are committed to advancing women’s leadership in Tioga County through empowerment, education and expe-rience. The group is organized by seven Tioga County women: Martha Sauerbrey, Tioga County Legislative Chair; LeeAnn Tinney, Director, Tioga County Economic Development and Planning; Gwen Kania, President, Tioga County Chamber; Penny Bartlow, Owner, PKB DESIGN, LLC / Creator, Global Leadership Now; Jennifer Welch, Owner, Tom Ash Agency Insurance; Pam Pringle, Office Administrator, Endwell Chiropractic; and Rebecca Maffei, Director, Tioga County Tourism. The TWL’s mission statement says “The mission of Tioga Women Lead is to educate, support and advance women leaders in Tioga County. Smart and strong leadership is essential to successful and sustained economic and community development. Tioga Women Lead provides the tools and network to assist women with effectual leadership in their profession and community, while inspir-

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homemade applesauce, vegetables, rolls, assorted pies and desserts, and hot and cold beverages. The cost (at the door) is $9 for adults, and $5 for children ages 5 to 12. Free for children under age 5. Take-out orders are available by calling 625-3191.

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Rummage, Bake Sale in Little Meadows, Oct 15 There will be a Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday, October 15, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Little Meadows United Methodist Church, 843 Pennsylvania

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AMBA Wellness Program - October 29 in Owego The New York State Women, Inc. Susquehanna Chapter (formerly Owego Business and Professional Women) is sponsoring its Second annual Fall AMBA Wellness Program on Saturday October 29, from 6:00 to 10:00 am at the Owego Methodist Church at 261 Main Street in Owego. The AMBA Wellness Program includes blood tests for Coronary Disease, Liver and Kidney Disease, Anemia, Diabetes and other types of diseases. The cost for the full AMBA panel, including the NYS Women, Inc. sponsorship fee is $47. Checks for the blood labs are to be made out to AMBA Wellness Program and the $7.00 handling fee to NYSWINC, Susquehanna chapter. The following optional tests are also available for an additional fee and require a separate script from a physician: Prostrate Specific Antigen (PSA), TSH, Vitamin D - 25, Hemo-globin A1C and Insure Colon Rectal Kit. Pam Pringle chairperson stated,

“With the changes in health insurance, many people find themselves with high deductibles to be met before any services are covered. While this has been a valuable program for many years, it is even more so now, as those unable or unwilling to spend hundreds of dollars for routine testing can still get the screenings needed to maintain their health.” If you want to participate, contact your physician for permission to have the test results sent to their office. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 1-800-234-8888 by Friday, October 28, 2016. The VFW Post 1371 will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfest for $7.00, at 207 Main Street in Owego from 6:00 to 11:00 am.

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Senator Akshar Announces Public Protection Funding Across the 52nd Senate District

Senator Fred Akshar joined local officials from the Broome and Tioga County Sheriff's Offices, the City of Binghamton, City of Norwich and the Village of Johnson City and the Crime Victims Assistance Center to announce public protection state grants to aid local municipalities, police and fire departments purchase equipment, expand services and strengthen community outreach. Twenty-four grants totaling over $300,000 will be spread across local agencies in Broome, Tioga, Chenango and Delaware “With this funding, we'll be able to move forward in purchasing muchneeded evidence collection equipment and an evidence vehicle,” said Tioga County Sheriff Gary Howard. “Senator Akshar's an excellent partner in protecting and serving our community.” The grants also include funding for the domestic violence and legal services through the Crime Victims Assistance Center and A New Hope Center.

“These grants are about helping protect our families, but they also help keep taxes low by easing the burden on local government,” said Senator Akshar. “That savings is passed on to the taxpayers across the 52nd Senate District.” Grants are administered through the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services. Grants awarded in Tioga County include: Tioga County Sheriff’s Office, $25,000, Evidence Collection Vehicle and Supplies; Berkshire Fire District, $5,000, Radio Equipment; Nichols Fire Department, $5,000, EMS Equipment; Richford Fire Department, $5,000, Radio Equipment; A New Hope Center, $15,000; Domestic Violence Services.

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Girl’s Summer Tech Camp at TST BOCES Teaches Students Technology Skills

Technology skills were the focus of the Girl's Summer Tech Camp that took place in July at TST BOCES. Penny Carpenter, Computer Technology teacher and organizer of the camp, planned various activities for students that ranged from web design to mobile robotics engineering. Participants wrote code to create a personal webpage, designed and programmed video games, and built robots. The Makey-Makey programmable circuit boards were donated by JoyLabz LLC. This kit helped to introduce participants to the basic concepts of electronics. Guest Speakers included Debra Howell, Director of IT at Cornell University and Patrice Torcivia Prusko, an Instructional Technology Specialist. Carpenter said the discussion topics focused on empowering girls to investigate STEM

fields of study. Each presenter shared personal stories of what it means to be a woman in the field of technology, and lead discussions around past, present and emerging technologies. The speakers stressed various ways that women can contribute to the diverse fields of technology and science. TST BOCES plans to offer the Girls Tech Camp again next year. Additional summer camps are in development for the summer of 2017. Sponsors for this year’s Girls Tech Camp included John C. Lowery Construction, Makey-Makey, Staples Ithaca, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Tompkins Trust Company and TST BOCES Career and Tech Center.


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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on September 30 to celebrate the official opening of Tioga State Bank’s new location for affiliate Tioga State Investment Services at 18 Lake Street in Owego. The ribbon used for the ribbon cutting ceremony was comprised of 100 onedollar bills. After the ribbon was cut it was donated to the Owego Free Academy Music Department. President and CEO Robert M. Fisher stated, “We are pleased to continue to find opportunities to support our local communities and schools.” The Owego Free Academy High School Band played at the ribbon cutting.

Tioga State Bank provides financial services with eleven offices in Broome, Tioga, Chemung and Tompkins Counties. Tioga State Investment Services (TSIS) offers a wide array of financial planning options, insurance plans and brokerage services through LPL Financial. Tioga State Bank and Tioga State Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. For more information about Tioga State Bank, visit their website at www.tiogabank.com or call 1-888-3034872.

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Holiday Food & Gift Sign-Ups Begin Food pantry closed October 3 - 14

Applications for Tioga County Rural Ministry’s Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday food will begin on Monday, October 3, and end on Tuesday, October 18. Low to moderate income Owego residents are welcome to apply. First come, first served; only the first 250 families will be accepted. During this same time period, residents may also register for gifts for all Tioga County children, from infants to eighteen years of age. In order to streamline the sign-up

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process and to eliminate a long waiting period, the food pantry will be closed from October 3 to 14. During these two weeks, extra volunteers will assist with the application process. The food pantry will re-open on Monday, October 17. If any family or organization is interested in “adopting” a family for the holidays, contact Sister Mary O'Brien by Monday, October 17 at 687-3021 or mobriencsj@stny.rr.com.

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Apalachin Fire Dept. - Replacing Station 1 Dear Apalachin Taxpayers, Over the past nine months since being elected Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners, I’ve been hard at work on several projects your Fire District is working on to better serve our community. Perhaps the most important project is the capital project to replace Station 1 on Pennsylvania Avenue. I thought you might want to know the latest and I appreciate the opportunity to share our progress. Following the referendum voters approved in November 2015, the Building Committee and Commissioners have been hard at work executing on this project within the budget. Our engineering firm put forward a bid package to the local construction industry and in April 2016 the quotes were received. Unfortunately those quotes far exceeded the estimates the engineering firm had developed. The feedback from contractors was unanimous in that the site work required for 230 Pennsylvania Ave was disproportionately large due to soil quality, topography, and modern building code compliance. Rather than ask the taxpayers for more money, the Building Committee went back to work to refine the scope and bring the project into budget. The Building Committee evaluated different building sites, different engineering firms, design changes, and funding options that could make this project affordable while still meeting the needs of the Fire District’s mission. Our anticipated plan is to receive updated building plans for the new station to be built at the existing site of 230 Pennsylvania Ave. We anticipate these plans being finalized in the next few weeks, at which time they will go out to bid again in late October or November. Our goal is a

signed contract before the end of the year with a firm to build the new station in 2017. You will also see the vacant house at 284 Pennsylvania Avenue that the district owns be demolished this month, the first publicly visible sign of the progress we are making. Finally, the Board will present our 2017 budget to you on October 18 at 7:00 pm at Station 1. In this budget plan, the financing for the new station will be added and this will cause the district to exceed the “2% Tax Cap”. Importantly though, the operational budget, which funds protective gear for firefighters, EMS supplies, and equipment like fire hoses and nozzles has remained within the tax cap limit despite continuing price inflation for required purchases. Your commissioners have worked very hard to be prudent stewards of your tax dollars and I feel the team I’m privileged to lead has done an excellent job. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share a brief update with you all. In the interim, I invite you to reach out via phone or email and I will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you have for the Fire District. We look forward to seeing you Tuesday October 18 at 7:00 pm for the budget meeting and appreciate your continued support of the Fire District and your volunteer Fire Department. Sincerely, Brian Rieber Chairman, Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman@apalachinfd.com 607-765-2974

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Lions 5K Walk/Run - October 15 The Apalachin Lions Club will host its 5th Annual Lion 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, October 15. The event will be held at the Apalachin Fireman’s Field Day Grounds at 10:00 am sharp with registration opening up at 8:30 am. The race will help benefit the Apalachin Lions Club Activities Fund, with all proceeds going back into the Apalachin, Campville, and Little Meadows communities. Prizes will be awarded to the Top Male, Top Female, and several different age brackets. A Kids Fun Run will also take place during the event.

The entry fee is $20 (pre-registration and includes an official race T-shirt) and $25 (day of the race, with limited Tshirts available). A small snack will be available after the race. The preregistration deadline is October 7. For more information about the run, go to the Apalachin Lions Club website at www.apalachinlions5K.com or Twitter @ApalachinLion5K and Facebook-5th Annual Apalachin Lion 5K email Lion Jake Brown at wmjbrown@gmail.com

Annual Senior Citizens Dinner The Apalachin Lions Club will be host its 53rd Annual Senior Citizen Dinner on Thursday, October 27, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, at Donoli’s Restaurant Banquet Room, Route 434 in Apalachin. The dinner includes a traditional Thanksgiving meal and entertainment. The Lions’ routine mailing to their regular attendees will be sent soon. Invitations are limited to residents of the Apalachin, Campvile, and Little

Meadows communities. These are the areas where the Lions Club solicits its funds to serve the local community. If you are a senior citizen in Apalachin, Campville, or Little Meadows, and want to attend the dinner, call Lion Dick Masters at 748-0857 or Lion Donald Castellucci Jr. at 687-0965.

Candor Historical Society at Fall Festival - Oct 8 The Candor Historical Society is participating in the Candor Fall Festival of Events this year. They will offer their annual Bake Sale and Flea Market on Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Candor Masonic Lodge on Rt. 96B. Prior to the event, donations of useable items (no clothes, please) are always welcome and can be dropped off on Friday, October 7, starting at 1:00 pm, or by contacting Milt Dougherty to make other arrangements. Donations of Baked Goods are always welcomed, and should be dropped

off Saturday morning, starting at 8:00 a.m. Stop at the book-nook where Historian Carol Henry will have a blend of her Candor History Books, her 1877 American Historic Novel Ribbons of Steel, as well as her latest contemporary and suspense novels. Historical society promotional items will also be available for purchase. And coffee is on the house - enjoy a cup while you browse.

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Servpro of Broome, Tompkins & Tioga Counties recently donated $4,923.81 to Mothers and Babies. The proceeds were the result of Servpro’s Health & Safety Jamboree held on September 10 at MacArthur School in Binghamton. In addition to the donation, Servpro employees donated their time to staff the event. “On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff here at Mothers & Babies, we are absolutely thrilled to receive Servpro’s generous donation.” said Sharon Chesna, Executive Director of Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network. “Servpro’s entire staff worked very hard to make the Health & Safety Jamboree a

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Apalachin Lions - HOBY 2017 The Apalachin Lions Club, in conjunction with their parent organization (Lions Clubs International), is sponsoring a sophomore student from Owego Free Academy and Vestal Senior High School to participate in the regional Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) workshop. It will be held in the

spring of 2017. The Apalachin Lions believe that HOBY will benefit the participant as well as his/her peers, the school, and the community at large. Ask your guidance department Kim Hahne at Owego Free Academy, and Rebecca Martino at Vestal Senior High School, about HOBY.

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