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Affordable apartments face hurdles in Ray; legality of tax exemption needs research

A 47-unit affordable housing project on Ray’s East side could break ground this year if the project can piece together the funding it needs for the project and the infrastructure to support it.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

Vandals strike again

Vandals strike again

The Tioga City Commission on Monday supported strict police enforcement of an existing curfew ordinance to combat vandals. The commission also took action to approve a liquor license for the Bucking Buffalo, over the objections of other bar owners.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

Inconvenience is the new normal

Inconvenience is the new normal

While the construction on Main Street has caused a significant disruption downtown, businesses and residents are patiently navigating the obstacles for what everyone is expecting to be a big improvement to the heart of Tioga.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

Hess Corporation speaks to fire, pipeline spill

Hess Tioga Gas Plant LLC reported two separate incidents in the Tioga area last week.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Construction of Sandpiper delayed over rights of way

The Beaver Lodge Station, a sprawling oil and gas transmission hub eight miles south of Tioga, was supposed to be abuzz this summer with construction of a new interstate pipeline. But unexpected setbacks in securing rights of way have delayed work on the project at a time when local economies are hurting for growth.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

State will not intervene in dispute

State will not intervene in dispute

More than a dozen Tioga homeowners are back to square one following another appeal to the City of Tioga for help in resolving issues with home developer KDAK LLC.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Looking back as Tioga moves forward

Looking back as Tioga moves forward

As a Boy Scout, John Hilleren used the same hat his father wore during World War I. Ninety years later, that hat has a home in Tioga’s Norseman Museum.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

New Tioga restaurant and ‘convention center’ stymied in request for local liquor license

A hearing for a liquor license at the last commission meeting drew concerns over the nature of the establishment and how competition from another bar would impact established bars. It also drew support from people who believe another business would benefit the town.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

County approves permit for wind farm north of Tioga

Williams County gave the go-ahead last Wednesday for a wind farm north of Tioga.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Taxable sales stats show bad news is relative

The latest taxable sales and purchases stats aren’t as bad as they might have been -- in fact, they make statistics from 10 years ago look dreadful.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »