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At the Sept. 16 meeting of the Candor School Board of Education, elementary and high school principals reported the first days of opening the schools went well, even despite the downpour that hit while trying to load buses. Now they have worked on a plan for downpours. 

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Highway superintendent Mike Austin was present at the Sept. 14 Spencer Town Board meeting to discuss various highway projects in the town. The storm that came through in mid-August that caused flooding in North Spencer also washed out the two higher bridges on Vennel Road. 

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Terie Huseby, the Tioga County Director of Real Property, attended the Spencer Town Board meeting on Sept. 14 to support Spencer’s assessor, Michael Maxwell, as he addressed concerns of the board that he should make himself more available to taxpayers. The board has received complaints that …

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A few years into her career in New York City, Annelise Hagen decided she really wanted to work with plants and animals. She experimented at first, volunteering on farms in Norway and learning about dairy goats.

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Back this year after taking a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, do not miss the Fall Festival at Newfield United Methodist Church, 227 Main Street, on Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Native New Yorker and Owego-Apalachin and SUNY schools graduate Irena Raia has announced she will run for Tioga County Legislature in District 1 this year. 

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Candor resident Nicole Mathews, with the support and help of her spouse, recently opened Nicole’s D.O.G Salon at 770 Honeypot Road. in Candor, where she has lived for 17 years. 

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One large topic of the evening at the Aug. 30 meeting of the Spencer Village Board of Trustees was a presentation by Elaine Jardine, Tioga County Planning Director. She shared information with the board on the new New York State marijuana law, including the fact that—whichever option the boa…

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On a September day last year, a hundred crossword enthusiasts both near and far (one participant was all the way in Australia) gathered to virtually compete in the Finger Lakes Crossword Competition. Each had received an envelope containing the crossword, a few other small games, and strict …

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After initially thinking that it probably did not want to sign up for the sewage study discussed at the Aug. 2 meeting, the Spencer Village Board of Trustees will likely vote in favor of participating in the study after all. At its Aug. 30 meeting, Mayor Gilbert Knapp shared that Sean Muldoo…

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The last Groton Olde Home Days (2019) featured the acrobatic performance of CirqOvation duo of Heather “Sora Sol” Iriye and “Joshua J. Superstar” Edelman, and this year’s festival presented another aerodynamic tandem.

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Members and friends of the Dryden United Methodist Church and the My Brothers Keeper (MBK) group met at the Dryden Lake Park on August 20, 2021 for a chance to share sentiments and give farewell to a special friend, Katherine Baxter, who sadly and unexpectedly passed away in July as a result…

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Good news for Southern Tier wine and beer enthusiasts: Madrona Tasting Room, based in Chenango Forks, just announced at last weekend’s Gusto Fest in Endicott that it will offer two brand-new locations next year.