Tag Archives: Tioga County

We Can! caregiver program to support children’s activities and nutrition begins April 16


We Can! is a national education program from the National Institutes of Health designed to help parents, caregivers, families, and communities raise children with healthy habits. The UHS Stay Healthy Kids program has established a We Can! program in Tioga … Continue reading

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Only three weeks left to get your income taxes prepared and filed for FREE!


Call 2-1-1 (or 1-800-901-2180) now to make an appointment to have your New York State and federal income taxes prepared and filed for free. Most people with a household income of $50,000 or less in 2011 will qualify for this … Continue reading

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Have New York and federal income taxes completed for free if total household income was $50,000 or less


FREE! Yes, you can have both your federal and New York State income tax returns completed and filed for free if your total household income was $50,000 or less in 2011. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is again … Continue reading

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9 local bands to play at Rock Against Flood Tragedy, a concert to help flood victims


This weekend, on Saturday, November 12, from 2 to 10:45 p.m. a RAFT (Rock Against Flood Tragedy) concert featuring nine bands (Meanstreak, Rize, Clubber, Pawn Shop, Slam, Jimmy Jones and the Jewels, Wreckless Marci, Dirty Martini, and Dropclutch) will be … Continue reading

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Flood relief groups looking for more volunteers to help with clean-up


The organizations currently involved in flood relief in Broome and Tioga Counties are looking for additional volunteers to help with clean up this weekend and beyond. To assist in the identification of volunteers to assist those affected by the Susquehanna … Continue reading

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NYSEG and Iberdrola donate $150,000 to aid Broome and Tioga flood victims


Executives of NYSEG and Iberdrola USA announced today a combined gift of $150,000 to help the flood victims in Broome and Tioga Counties. The gift will be divided, with $75,000 being donated to both United Way of Broome County and … Continue reading

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Local broadcasters participating in all-day fund-drive today to aid area flood victims


WSKG public broadcasting, together will  local commercial television stations WBNG, WICZ, and WIVT are hosting Local Broadcasters Flood Relief 2011, an on-air fund drive today for those affected by flooding in the Susquehanna Valley area of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, … Continue reading

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