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  • NYS, Tompkins County See Job Growth; Chemung Continues Private Sector Decline

    NYS, Tompkins County See Job Growth; Chemung Continues Private Sector Decline

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:18:48 GMT
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – While New York State's overall private sector job growth has increased, the same cannot be said for Chemung County. For the fourth year in a row, the county's private sector job count has declined. According to the New York Department of Labor, Chemung County is the only one of the state's 15 metropolitan areas to record a year-over-year loss. The county's private sector job count is at 30,600, as of this June. That is down from 30,900 during Jun...
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – While New York State's overall private sector job growth has increased, the same cannot be said for Chemung County. For the fourth year in a row, the county's private sector job count has declined. According to the New York Department of Labor, Chemung County is the only one of the state's 15 metropolitan areas to record a year-over-year loss. The county's private sector job count is at 30,600, as of this June. That is down from 30,900 during Jun...
  • Alleged Pellet Gun Vandal Returns to Chemung County Court

    Alleged Pellet Gun Vandal Returns to Chemung County Court

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:14:06 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – One of the men accused of allegedly shooting out the windows of multiple of cars and businesses in Chemung and Tioga Counties with a high-powered pellet gun was in court today. According to police, 22-year-old Cody Keller of Waverly is charged with multiple counts of Criminal Mischief in both counties. He was scheduled to be sentenced in Chemung County Court today, but due to a separate indictment for the same incident in Tioga County, the case has b...

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – One of the men accused of allegedly shooting out the windows of multiple of cars and businesses in Chemung and Tioga Counties with a high-powered pellet gun was in court today. According to police, 22-year-old Cody Keller of Waverly is charged with multiple counts of Criminal Mischief in both counties. He was scheduled to be sentenced in Chemung County Court today, but due to a separate indictment for the same incident in Tioga County, the case has b...

  • Reality Check members take stand against tobacco sales

    Reality Check members take stand against tobacco sales

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:01:06 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Students across New York state, are fighting for tobacco-free generations through a program known as Reality Check. Reality check is a youth program funded by the youth bureau of tobacco control. Kids ages 13 to 18 years old are welcomed to join and help make a difference in their community. The program encourages youth to become leaders and activists in the movement against the use of tobacco as well as the tobacco industry.

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Students across New York state, are fighting for tobacco-free generations through a program known as Reality Check. Reality check is a youth program funded by the youth bureau of tobacco control. Kids ages 13 to 18 years old are welcomed to join and help make a difference in their community. The program encourages youth to become leaders and activists in the movement against the use of tobacco as well as the tobacco industry.

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  • Sheriff: Search underway for man who pulled gun on officer

    Sheriff: Search underway for man who pulled gun on officer

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-07-20 07:13:54 GMT

    Authorities say they're searching for a convicted drug dealer a day after a police officer fired a shot at him during a traffic stop in western New York.    

    Authorities say they're searching for a convicted drug dealer a day after a police officer fired a shot at him during a traffic stop in western New York.    

  • Searching for Suspects in Grocery Store Larceny

    Searching for Suspects in Grocery Store Larceny

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:35:56 GMT

    State Police are asking for the public's help identifying three suspects they say stole nearly $1,000 worth of groceries from an Aldi store.

    State Police are asking for the public's help identifying three suspects they say stole nearly $1,000 worth of groceries from an Aldi store.

  • Auditor sees state tax windfall if marijuana is legalized

    Auditor sees state tax windfall if marijuana is legalized

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:42:58 GMT

    Pennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog says legalizing and taxing the sale and use of marijuana at 35 percent could add more than a half-billion dollars to state coffers.

    Pennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog says legalizing and taxing the sale and use of marijuana at 35 percent could add more than a half-billion dollars to state coffers.

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