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Solarize Chemung educates residents on solar farms Video included

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Solarize Chemung was at the Horseheads Library to spread the word about community solar and solar farms.  "The laws of New York State have changed, so that solar farms are allowed to be built here and allowed to credit residents bills in a way that they haven't before," said Cornell Cooperative Extension Energy Educator, Annalise Kukor.  

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Appleridge Senior Living Cuts Ribbon on Upgrades Video included

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HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- Residents at Appleridge Senior Living Community in Horseheads have a near all-new facility to enjoy today. The ribbon was cut this morning on some extensive renovations. 

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C-PP Takes Charge in Handling Mental Health Concerns Video included

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Corning, N.Y. (WENY) - The Corning Painted Post School District is looking to increase dialogue about mental health issues among students. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 5 American Children ages 3 through 17 have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder in a given year. That totals 15 million kids. About 80%, or 12 million, of those kids are not receiving treatment.  Corning Painted Post Superintendent Mike Ginalski ... More>>

Politics in Two - Can the Senate refuse to seat Roy Moore? Video included

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(WENY) - WENY Political Analyst, Dr. Jim Twombly, joins us in the studio to talk about whether the Senate can refuse to seat Roy Moore if he wins the special election in Alabama.

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New Federal Report: Homelessness Declining in Southern Tier Communities Video included

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SOUTHERN TIER (WENY) -- A new federal report says homelessness is on the decline in the Southern Tier.  The report, released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Housing, says outside of high-cost areas such as New York City or Los Angeles, the amount of homeless people nationwide is declining. Southern Tier counties, including Chemung, Steuben and Schuyler, have seen an overall drop of almost 12% over the past decade. Ithaca and Tompkins counties have also improved. &... More>>

Dems cry foul on Trump's tweet about NY senator

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President Donald Trump laced into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that she would come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "do anything" to get them.

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Upstate Republican Brian Kolb announces bid for NY governor

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Upstate Republican Brian Kolb says he will run for New York governor next year.

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Solarize Chemung Informational Session

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Solarize Chemung wants to help homeowners cut their energy costs and save with a new community solar farm. 

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Cuomo, Puerto Rico Governor Talk About Fixing Island's Power

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello are calling for a new, modern electrical system for Puerto Rico following devastation and widespread outages caused by Hurricane Maria.   

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UPDATE: Voters choose to dissolve Village of Van Etten Video included

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The dissolution passed 103 to 76.

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Local family celebrating Rainbow Baby after multiple miscarriages Video included

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One family from Big Flats is celebrating their new baby after multiple miscarriages, and it was all possible thanks to a childhood friend. 

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Elmira City Council seeks next step in making Elmira Water Board a city dept.

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The Elmira City council voted Monday night to take the first step in gaining control of the Elmira Water Board. "Our goal, really and truly, is not to change any of the operation in regards to the Elmira Water Board," said Elmira City Manager, Mike Collins.

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The Arctic League Closes its 2017 Christmas Campaign Video included

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Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - The Arctic League closed its Big Book today for its 2017 Christmas Campaign.  December 11th is the earliest the book has ever closed, and $134,584 is the most the campaign has raised in over 100 years of the Arctic League, surpassing its goal of $120,000. This marks the 15th consecutive year the league has been able to close its campaign before Christmas.  President of the Arctic League Sheriff Chris Moss expressed his gratitude t... More>>

Police investigating theft at Sayre Dandy Mini Mart

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SAYRE, P.A. (WENY) - Police in Sayre are continuing to investigate a theft at the Dandy Mini Mart on Spring Street. Police say it happened around 3:30am Sunday. Two men allegedly went into the store, jumped over the counter and put an unknown number of cigarettes and cigars into a garbage bag. Police say the suspects drove away from the scene in an unknown car. Store employees were doing work in a back room and had no contact with the subjects. One of the suspects is describe... More>>

Elmira man arrested on robbery warrant after foot chase

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Elmira police arrested a man wanted for robbery into custody early Sunday morning following a traffic stop. An Elmira police officer was stopped in traffic on Lake Sunday around 12:20am when he saw a vehicle across the intersection. The Elmira Police Department says the officer recognized the backseat passenger as Tareek Simmons, who had an active arrest warrant for 3rd degree Robbery. The officer notified another police officer and followed the vehicle before ... More>>

Official: Device explodes on NYC subway platform

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A law enforcement official says what is believed to be an explosive device has been set off on Manhattan subway platform.

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Athletes, Entertainers Rush to Support Bullied Tennessee Boy

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A Tennessee woman's video of her son recounting being bullied at middle school has prompted a wave of support from athletes and entertainers. 

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Two People Charged For Trying To Sell Prescription Painkillers.

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Two people from Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania are facing drug charges after police say they were trying to sell a stash of prescription painkillers. 

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Hunting Camp Robbery

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Police in Pennsylvania need your help looking for the person who robbed a hunting cabin in Tioga County. 

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Police Warn Shoppers to Be On Guard for Thieves

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New York state troopers are urging holiday shoppers to beware of thieves.    

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Frat Chapter Property Closing After Reported Violations

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A fraternity's chapter house property at Penn State is closing this month after alumni became aware of "several reported violations."    

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  • Solarize Chemung educates residents on solar farms

    Solarize Chemung educates residents on solar farms

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:04 PM EST2017-12-13 03:04:24 GMT

    Solarize Chemung was at the Horseheads Library to spread the word about community solar and solar farms.  "The laws of New York State have changed, so that solar farms are allowed to be built here and allowed to credit residents bills in a way that they haven't before," said Cornell Cooperative Extension Energy Educator, Annalise Kukor.  

    Solarize Chemung was at the Horseheads Library to spread the word about community solar and solar farms.  "The laws of New York State have changed, so that solar farms are allowed to be built here and allowed to credit residents bills in a way that they haven't before," said Cornell Cooperative Extension Energy Educator, Annalise Kukor.  

  • Appleridge Senior Living Cuts Ribbon on Upgrades

    Appleridge Senior Living Cuts Ribbon on Upgrades

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-12-13 00:20:52 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- Residents at Appleridge Senior Living Community in Horseheads have a near all-new facility to enjoy today. The ribbon was cut this morning on some extensive renovations. 

    HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- Residents at Appleridge Senior Living Community in Horseheads have a near all-new facility to enjoy today. The ribbon was cut this morning on some extensive renovations. 

  • C-PP Takes Charge in Handling Mental Health Concerns

    C-PP Takes Charge in Handling Mental Health Concerns

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-12-12 23:17:05 GMT
    Corning, N.Y. (WENY) - The Corning Painted Post School District is looking to increase dialogue about mental health issues among students. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 5 American Children ages 3 through 17 have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder in a given year. That totals 15 million kids. About 80%, or 12 million, of those kids are not receiving treatment.  Corning Painted Post Superintendent Mike Ginalski ...
    Corning, N.Y. (WENY) - The Corning Painted Post School District is looking to increase dialogue about mental health issues among students. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 5 American Children ages 3 through 17 have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder in a given year. That totals 15 million kids. About 80%, or 12 million, of those kids are not receiving treatment.  Corning Painted Post Superintendent Mike Ginalski ...
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  • WENY Top Plays of the Week: December 12, 2017

    WENY Top Plays of the Week: December 12, 2017

    WENY Top Plays of the Week

    5) Kiara Fisher, Elmira Girls Basketball

    4) Lewis Clearwater and Marcus Hayes, Horseheads Boys Basketball

    3) Scott Woodring and Zoe Mennig, Waverly Boys and Girls Basketball

    2) Luke Baldwin, Elmira Boys Basketball

    1) Anthony Gray, Bishop Kearney Boys Basketball 

    WENY Top Plays of the Week

    5) Kiara Fisher, Elmira Girls Basketball

    4) Lewis Clearwater and Marcus Hayes, Horseheads Boys Basketball

    3) Scott Woodring and Zoe Mennig, Waverly Boys and Girls Basketball

    2) Luke Baldwin, Elmira Boys Basketball

    1) Anthony Gray, Bishop Kearney Boys Basketball 

  • Newfield Boys Edge Notre Dame

    Newfield Boys Edge Notre Dame

    Newfield Boy's Basketball bested Elmira Notre Dame 60-55 on Friday night at Elmira Notre Dame High School. Gary Raupers scored 19 points for the Crusaders while Quintel Clements had 16 points for the Trojans. 

    Newfield Boy's Basketball bested Elmira Notre Dame 60-55 on Friday night at Elmira Notre Dame High School. Gary Raupers scored 19 points for the Crusaders while Quintel Clements had 16 points for the Trojans. 

  • Elmira Girls Cruise Past Vestal

    Elmira Girls Cruise Past Vestal

    The Elmira Girl's Basketball team opened their season with a 79-26 win over Vestal at Elmira High School. Kiara Fisher led the Lady Express with 24 points on the night. 

    The Elmira Girl's Basketball team opened their season with a 79-26 win over Vestal at Elmira High School. Kiara Fisher led the Lady Express with 24 points on the night. 


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