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Legislators in Albany are kicking off the sessions with a focus on drug policy. Lawmakers held a forum on legalizing marijuana,  proposed bills to combat heroin addiction and overdoses, and made progress towards a medical marijuana program....
Firefighters in Owego will not be leaving their posts. They had threatened to quit if the village board of trustees didn’t approve new fire safety regulations. At their meeting last night, the board agreed to move up a vote on the regulations...
Casino contenders to gather for mandatory summit ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Developers looking to build a casino in upstate New York are gathering in Albany for a meeting with state regulators. Wednesday's conference is mandatory for anyone...
There’s about two months left in the legislative session, and a number of issues left on the agenda, but it’s uncertain how many of them will actually become law. Governor Cuomo, who’s failed to achieve a number of progressive...
UPDATE : Tonight's special meeting of the Owego Village Board of Trustees has been relocated to the Hubbard Auditorium at the Tioga County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego. The meeting starts at 7:00pm. Owego firefighters say they’re...
Helen Slottje, a lawyer and anti-fracking activist from Ithaca, is being awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize today. The Goldman Prize is given to activists worldwide who work to safeguard their community’s natural environment. Slottje is...