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Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls.  

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Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

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Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

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State to invest $20M on new Binghamton water treatment plant

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New York state will invest $20 million in a major overhaul of the sewage treatment plant in Binghamton.   

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Corning Adds New Gorilla Glass Composites

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Corning Incorporated announced two new additions to its portfolio of cover glass innovations, known as Gorilla Glass. 

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Ithaca Man Sentenced to 7 Years for 2 Bank Robberies

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An Ithaca man has been sentenced to 7 years behind bars for his connection to 2 robberies in Tompkins County. 

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Corning Inc. and University of Rochester to offer special needs care in Southern Tier Video included

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An agreement between Corning Inc., and the University of Rochester Medicine, has created a program which will help kids with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, access a whole new level of care. 

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EPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting in City of Elmira Video included

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police Department is investigating a reported shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning. Police say they responded to a home on the 800 block of Johnson Street in the City of Elmira. Officers arrived on scene and found a person who had been shot. The person was transported to a local hospital. The wounds are said to be non-life threatening. The victim said two people entered his home, one of them armed with a handgun. He was struck in t... More>>

Indigenous Peoples' Day an Official Holiday in Tompkins County Video included

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ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Legislature officially created a new holiday, designed to honor the history of the region It's called. Indigenous Peoples' Day. The holiday will fall on Columbus Day in October as an alternative to celebrating Christopher Columbus. The first ever celebration of the newly established holiday will be on October 8th across Tompkins County in recognition of its native roots. This includes Native American groups of the Cayuga Nation and the ... More>>

Bradford County Man Pleads Guilty to Indecent Assault of a Minor

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CANTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WENY) – A man from Canton Township has pleaded guilty to the indecent assault of a victim less than 13 years. George Hall will be sentenced at a later date, following preparation of a report by the Bradford County Probation Department, and an evaluation and report by the Pennsylvania Sexual Offender Assessment board. As a result of the conviction, Hall will be required to register as a sex offender for 25 years. Police say his arrested stemmed from t... More>>

Challenges remain with new First Arena lease deal Video included

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- We're learning more about what could come of First Arena in the coming months, with a new hockey team and potentially new ownership. But there are still several questions left unanswered.  Come fall, a new team is expected to take the ice at First Arena. Elmira Pioneers owner Robbie Nichols announced the soon-to-be-named team, which will be part of the Federal Hockey League.  Related: Hockey to Return to First Arena This Season Currently, the a... More>>

First Tee of Corning Receives Grant from Corning, Inc. Foundation

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CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The First Tee of Corning has received an Employee Vibrant Community Grant of $1,000 from the Corning Incorporated Foundation. The Employee Vibrant Community Grants are port of the foundation's 65th Anniversary celebration. Since its inception, the foundation has granted more than $167.6 million to non-profit organizations. Jon Wilbur, The First Tee of Corning Program Director, said, “Our Chapter is grateful to the Corning Incorporated Foundation fo...

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Chemung County Officials Announce Millions of Dollars in Savings Thanks to Welfare Fraud Investigations

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – Chemung County officials have announced “very positive” results of the work of the Welfare Fraud Unit at the county Department of Social Services. In April 2016, two part-time fraud investigators joined the department's Special Investigations Unit. Since then, officials say there have been increased fraud referrals and field visits, which has enhanced cost avoidance. Cost avoidance indicates the amount of benefits that were either discontinued... More>>

Pedestrian Struck in the Town of Chemung Video included

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A portion of CR 60 was closed late Tuesday night after a person was hit by a vehicle.

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Suspects Accused of Stealing from Two Car Washes Video included

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State Police in New York need your help. They're searching for three suspects they say stole money from the pay machines at two Southern Tier car washes.

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  • Corning Adds New Gorilla Glass Composites

    Corning Adds New Gorilla Glass Composites

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:58:11 GMT

    Corning Incorporated announced two new additions to its portfolio of cover glass innovations, known as Gorilla Glass. 

    Corning Incorporated announced two new additions to its portfolio of cover glass innovations, known as Gorilla Glass. 

  • Ithaca Man Sentenced to 7 Years for 2 Bank Robberies

    Ithaca Man Sentenced to 7 Years for 2 Bank Robberies

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:51:09 GMT

    An Ithaca man has been sentenced to 7 years behind bars for his connection to 2 robberies in Tompkins County. 

    An Ithaca man has been sentenced to 7 years behind bars for his connection to 2 robberies in Tompkins County. 

  • EPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting in City of Elmira

    EPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting in City of Elmira

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:38:19 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police Department is investigating a reported shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning. Police say they responded to a home on the 800 block of Johnson Street in the City of Elmira. Officers arrived on scene and found a person who had been shot. The person was transported to a local hospital. The wounds are said to be non-life threatening. The victim said two people entered his home, one of them armed with a handgun. He was struck in t...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police Department is investigating a reported shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning. Police say they responded to a home on the 800 block of Johnson Street in the City of Elmira. Officers arrived on scene and found a person who had been shot. The person was transported to a local hospital. The wounds are said to be non-life threatening. The victim said two people entered his home, one of them armed with a handgun. He was struck in t...
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  • State to invest $20M on new Binghamton water treatment plant

    State to invest $20M on new Binghamton water treatment plant

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:27:20 GMT

    New York state will invest $20 million in a major overhaul of the sewage treatment plant in Binghamton.   

    New York state will invest $20 million in a major overhaul of the sewage treatment plant in Binghamton.   

  • Pa. Supreme Court Upholds Philadelphia Soda Tax

    Pa. Supreme Court Upholds Philadelphia Soda Tax

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:08:16 GMT

       HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the 1.5-cent-per-ounce levy is aimed at distributors and dealer-level transactions and does not illegally duplicate another existing tax.    Both dissenting justices say the tax does duplicate taxes already in place on retail sales of so...

       HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the 1.5-cent-per-ounce levy is aimed at distributors and dealer-level transactions and does not illegally duplicate another existing tax.    Both dissenting justices say the tax does duplicate taxes already in place on retail sales of so...

  • New, Dangerous Tick Found in Westchester County

    New, Dangerous Tick Found in Westchester County

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:52:48 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – The New York State Health Department has warned about a new type of tick that was found in Westchester County. The Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, or longhorned tick, was found in multiple parts of the county recently, according to the health department. Officials are now warning residents to take caution when they are outside, particularly in or around wooded areas. "While the longhorned tick has transmitted disease to humans in other parts of the ...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – The New York State Health Department has warned about a new type of tick that was found in Westchester County. The Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, or longhorned tick, was found in multiple parts of the county recently, according to the health department. Officials are now warning residents to take caution when they are outside, particularly in or around wooded areas. "While the longhorned tick has transmitted disease to humans in other parts of the ...
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  • Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:32:14 GMT

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls.  

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls.  

  • Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

    Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:30:14 GMT

    Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

    Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

  • Corning Inc. and University of Rochester to offer special needs care in Southern Tier

    Corning Inc. and University of Rochester to offer special needs care in Southern Tier

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:23:08 GMT

    An agreement between Corning Inc., and the University of Rochester Medicine, has created a program which will help kids with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, access a whole new level of care. 

    An agreement between Corning Inc., and the University of Rochester Medicine, has created a program which will help kids with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, access a whole new level of care. 

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