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Painted Post man challenges Congressman Reed

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Gallant used to teach middle and elementary school students at Corning-Painted Post.

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One killed, one seriously injured in Bradford Co crash

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ORWELL TWP., PA (WENY) - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a Bradford County crash Wednesday night. The crash took place around 8:50pm on state Route 187 in Orwell Township. Tyler Freeman, 19, of Rome, was driving southbound when he tried to pass another vehicle that was also traveling south. While passing the other vehicle, Freeman's car entered the northbound lane and collided head-on with another car, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The driver of that...

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Report identifies areas where New York is short of teachers

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A new report examining New York's teacher shortage says it's mostly confined to a handful of subjects and geographic regions. The New York State Schools Boards Association says hard-to-staff subjects include science, math, special education, bilingual education and technology. It says shortages are found mostly in New York City and smaller, rural districts. The association released the report Wednesday after surveying New York districts and analyzing U.S. Educa... More>>

Allegiant to offer free services for qualifying military personnel

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(WENY) - An airline that flies through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is now offering select free services for qualifying military personnel. The Allegiant Honors will offer select services to active duty military, reserve and national guard and their families. Free services for U.S. active or reserve duty and National Guard include up to 3 pieces of checked baggage free, no charge for oversized checked baggage, one carry-on bag within size limits, free boarding pass print... More>>

Ithaca man indicted in connection to shooting on Ithaca Commons

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ITHACA, NY (WENY) - A Tompkins County Grand Jury has indicted an Ithaca man on connection to a shooting on the Ithaca Commons. Yakezz Cornett, 22, of Ithaca, is charged with 1st degree Assault, 2nd degree Attempted Murder and 2nd degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He's accused of shooting a man on the Ithaca Commons in the early morning hours of April 9th. Cornett allegedly shot the man five times with a .380 semi-automatic handgun. Police say he ran from the scene. He was ... More>>

Tiffany's Glass Mosaics exhibit opens at CMOG Video included

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 A new exhibit is now open at the Corning Museum of Glass, called Tiffany's Glass Mosaics.

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GlassFest kicks off Thursday at CMOG with 2300° Video included

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The 8th Annual GlassFest kicks off Thursday night at the Corning Museum of Glass.

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Glove House hosting 13th annual BBQ Video included

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Glove House is hosting it's 13th annual BBQ in the Park on Thursday May 25th in Wisner Park in Elmira. 

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Comfort Care Home for Corning Area Receives Major Donation Video included

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Family and friends of a former President and long time member of the Corning Lions Club are working on developing a comfort care home for this region. 

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Motivational speaker shows dangers of drunk driving Video included

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Sarah Panzau Evans goes to high schools around the country speaking to students about her experience with drunk driving.  

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Special Report: Living With Lyme Video included

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SPECIAL REPORT (WENY)-- May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month. How much do you know about ticks and the diseases they cause? 

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Athens Funeral Homes Speaks Out About Recent Overdose Deaths Video included

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Over the past few weeks, the Twin Tiers has suffered from dozens of overdoses--many of which have been fatal. Now a local funeral home, who says they've handled one too many, is speaking out. 

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Lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it

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Pennsylvania lawmakers are approving a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities.
    

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Pennsylvania Senate OKs internet play for casinos, lottery

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The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to allow online casino-style gambling in the state as lawmakers look for ways to heal the state's deficit-ridden finances.

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Public comment sought on Corning Natural Gas proposal

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The commission will hold a public hearing on the request at 1pm Tuesday at the Triangle Lounge in the Commons Building at Corning Community College.

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NYS Senate approves parole reform legislation

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"Lorraine's Law" would extend the time period that certain convicted murderers have to wait to apply for a parole hearing.

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RECALL: Graco recalling 25,000 car seats

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The child seat webbing may not adequately restrain the child. 

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Poll: NY Gov. Cuomo sees boost in favorability ratings

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A new poll suggests New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is enjoying his highest favorability rating in three years.

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Boy scouts donate to Horseheads Community Animal Shelter

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Boy Scout Troop 41 presented the Horseheads Community Animal Shelter with a donation Tuesday night, after their annual fundraiser barbecue.

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NY lawmakers vote to let Uber, Lyft start upstate June 29

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New York lawmakers have voted to let Uber and Lyft begin picking up passengers in upstate New York a little early.

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Gearing up for GlassFest 2017 Video included

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Corning's Gaffer District is celebrating its 8th annual GlassFest from May 25th - 28th. There are activities and events that the entire family will enjoy!

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Free College Fair Returns To Elmira Elks Club Video included

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Elmira, N.Y. (WENY)-- On Wednesday, May 24th, the Elmira Elks Club will be hosting a free college fair, open to the public. There will be representatives from 45 different two year, four year, public, and private colleges and universities.

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New York farmworkers seeking support for overtime, union options

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 Nearly 100 advocates and migrant workers rallied at the Capitol Tuesday against a loophole in state law that prevents them from organizing for better working conditions and overtime pay.

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  • Painted Post man challenges Congressman Reed

    Painted Post man challenges Congressman Reed

    Thursday, May 25 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-05-25 17:22:23 GMT

    Gallant used to teach middle and elementary school students at Corning-Painted Post.

    Gallant used to teach middle and elementary school students at Corning-Painted Post.

  • One killed, one seriously injured in Bradford Co crash

    One killed, one seriously injured in Bradford Co crash

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:58:20 GMT

    ORWELL TWP., PA (WENY) - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a Bradford County crash Wednesday night. The crash took place around 8:50pm on state Route 187 in Orwell Township. Tyler Freeman, 19, of Rome, was driving southbound when he tried to pass another vehicle that was also traveling south. While passing the other vehicle, Freeman's car entered the northbound lane and collided head-on with another car, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The driver of that...

    ORWELL TWP., PA (WENY) - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a Bradford County crash Wednesday night. The crash took place around 8:50pm on state Route 187 in Orwell Township. Tyler Freeman, 19, of Rome, was driving southbound when he tried to pass another vehicle that was also traveling south. While passing the other vehicle, Freeman's car entered the northbound lane and collided head-on with another car, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The driver of that...

  • Allegiant to offer free services for qualifying military personnel

    Allegiant to offer free services for qualifying military personnel

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:00:33 GMT
    (WENY) - An airline that flies through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is now offering select free services for qualifying military personnel. The Allegiant Honors will offer select services to active duty military, reserve and national guard and their families. Free services for U.S. active or reserve duty and National Guard include up to 3 pieces of checked baggage free, no charge for oversized checked baggage, one carry-on bag within size limits, free boarding pass print...
    (WENY) - An airline that flies through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is now offering select free services for qualifying military personnel. The Allegiant Honors will offer select services to active duty military, reserve and national guard and their families. Free services for U.S. active or reserve duty and National Guard include up to 3 pieces of checked baggage free, no charge for oversized checked baggage, one carry-on bag within size limits, free boarding pass print...
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  • Report identifies areas where New York is short of teachers

    Report identifies areas where New York is short of teachers

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:27:34 GMT
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A new report examining New York's teacher shortage says it's mostly confined to a handful of subjects and geographic regions. The New York State Schools Boards Association says hard-to-staff subjects include science, math, special education, bilingual education and technology. It says shortages are found mostly in New York City and smaller, rural districts. The association released the report Wednesday after surveying New York districts and analyzing U.S. Educa...
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A new report examining New York's teacher shortage says it's mostly confined to a handful of subjects and geographic regions. The New York State Schools Boards Association says hard-to-staff subjects include science, math, special education, bilingual education and technology. It says shortages are found mostly in New York City and smaller, rural districts. The association released the report Wednesday after surveying New York districts and analyzing U.S. Educa...
  • Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:03:46 GMT

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

  • Lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it

    Lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-05-24 18:34:36 GMT

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are approving a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities.
        

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are approving a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities.
        

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  • lady blue raiders take sectional title

    Lady Blue Raiders Take Sectional Title

    Lady Blue Raiders Take Sectional Title

    The Horseheads Girls Lacrosse team cruised to the Section IV Class B title with a 17-6 win over Union-Endicott. The Lady Blue Raiders advance to the Class B State Tournament, and will play on June 1st against the Section III champion. 

    The Horseheads Girls Lacrosse team cruised to the Section IV Class B title with a 17-6 win over Union-Endicott. The Lady Blue Raiders advance to the Class B State Tournament, and will play on June 1st against the Section III champion. 

  • Horseheads Baseball Wins 2017 Class AA Title

    Horseheads Baseball Wins 2017 Class AA Title

    The Horseheads Blue Raiders Baseball Team is your Class AA Sectional Champs! The Blue Raiders beat Ithaca 2 games to none in the best of 3 series to win the title. They'll head to the state tournament next week. 

    The Horseheads Blue Raiders Baseball Team is your Class AA Sectional Champs! The Blue Raiders beat Ithaca 2 games to none in the best of 3 series to win the title. They'll head to the state tournament next week. 

  • Corning Girls Storm Back to Win Sectional Crown

    Corning Girls Storm Back to Win Sectional Crown

    The Corning Girls Lacrosse team stormed back from a halftime deficit to win the Section IV Class A title 10-8 over Ithaca. Sophomore Kenna Newman scored the game's final 3 goals to complete the team's comeback. Corning advances to the Class A state tournament next week. 

    The Corning Girls Lacrosse team stormed back from a halftime deficit to win the Section IV Class A title 10-8 over Ithaca. Sophomore Kenna Newman scored the game's final 3 goals to complete the team's comeback. Corning advances to the Class A state tournament next week. 


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