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  • Sayre woman arrested for assault, endangering the welfare of a child

    Sayre woman arrested for assault, endangering the welfare of a child

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:36:36 GMT

    SAYRE, P.A. (WENY) - 34-year-old Michelle Bevan of Sayre was arrested by Sayre Police on felony charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation. Officers say Sayre Police were dispatched to 200 block of Stevenson street to speak with a person who said a child came to a church and said they were locked out of the house by their mother. The child said she would not let them back in. When Police arrived at the home they...

    SAYRE, P.A. (WENY) - 34-year-old Michelle Bevan of Sayre was arrested by Sayre Police on felony charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation. Officers say Sayre Police were dispatched to 200 block of Stevenson street to speak with a person who said a child came to a church and said they were locked out of the house by their mother. The child said she would not let them back in. When Police arrived at the home they...

  • Canton man arrested during traffic stop

    Canton man arrested during traffic stop

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:28:37 GMT
    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - 47-year-old Andrew Ward of Canton Pennsylvania was arrested following a traffic stop on Fulton Street in Waverly.  According to the Waverly Police Department, Ward was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree. Ward was found illegally possessing  amphetamine/dexamphetamine tablets and Subutex  tablets. He also was charged for 5 traffic violations including, an unreg...
    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - 47-year-old Andrew Ward of Canton Pennsylvania was arrested following a traffic stop on Fulton Street in Waverly.  According to the Waverly Police Department, Ward was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree. Ward was found illegally possessing  amphetamine/dexamphetamine tablets and Subutex  tablets. He also was charged for 5 traffic violations including, an unreg...
  • Ferrario Holds 2nd Annual White Hat Community Day

    Ferrario Holds 2nd Annual White Hat Community Day

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:07:05 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – Today Ferrario Ford-Lincoln held their second annual White Hat Community Day. It's an event that has to do with so much more than wearing a white cowboy hat. It started as a celebration on Ferrario opening a new dealership and has since evolved into a fun event for the community that also seeks to help out local charities. Plenty of them were on hand from the local branch of the Susan G. Komen Foundation to the the local branch of Habitat for Humanity. Ki...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – Today Ferrario Ford-Lincoln held their second annual White Hat Community Day. It's an event that has to do with so much more than wearing a white cowboy hat. It started as a celebration on Ferrario opening a new dealership and has since evolved into a fun event for the community that also seeks to help out local charities. Plenty of them were on hand from the local branch of the Susan G. Komen Foundation to the the local branch of Habitat for Humanity. Ki...
  • NYS D.E.C offers free fishing this weekend

    NYS D.E.C offers free fishing this weekend

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-06-23 10:07:41 GMT
    NEW YORK (WENY) - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering free fishing to the public this weekend.  On Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th "Free Fishing Weekend" will be celebrated across New York State.  There are only 6 free fishing days throughout the year and the D.E.C is encouraging the public to join in.  The program first began back in 1991 to give people that might not fish a chance to explore the sport at n...
    NEW YORK (WENY) - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering free fishing to the public this weekend.  On Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th "Free Fishing Weekend" will be celebrated across New York State.  There are only 6 free fishing days throughout the year and the D.E.C is encouraging the public to join in.  The program first began back in 1991 to give people that might not fish a chance to explore the sport at n...
  • Mark Twain-themed escape room challenges residents

    Mark Twain-themed escape room challenges residents

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:28:14 GMT

    If you're looking to hone in on your detective skills, and share a love of literature, look no further than a special Mark Twain escape room. The puzzle-filled event is being held at the Chemung County Historical Society.  

    If you're looking to hone in on your detective skills, and share a love of literature, look no further than a special Mark Twain escape room. The puzzle-filled event is being held at the Chemung County Historical Society.  

  • Dr. Coleman to Announce Run for Chemung County Executive

    Dr. Coleman to Announce Run for Chemung County Executive

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:18:31 GMT

    Another person in Chemung County will be throwing their name in the hat for County Executive. 

    Another person in Chemung County will be throwing their name in the hat for County Executive. 

  • Charles Tan Pleads Guilty to Federal Weapons Charges

    Charles Tan Pleads Guilty to Federal Weapons Charges

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:06:28 GMT

    The former Cornell University student accused of killing his father in 2015 plead guilty to federal gun charges in a Syracuse federal court on Friday. 

    The former Cornell University student accused of killing his father in 2015 plead guilty to federal gun charges in a Syracuse federal court on Friday. 

  • Bath Man Arrested for Allegedly Selling Fentanyl Which Caused Two Overdoses

    Bath Man Arrested for Allegedly Selling Fentanyl Which Caused Two Overdoses

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:39:08 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Bath Police Department say they have arrested a Bath man for allegedly selling fentanyl to two people, who then overdosed. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Bath Police Department say they have arrested a Bath man for allegedly selling fentanyl to two people, who then overdosed. 

  • Steuben County Residents Upset After Momentos Removed from Loved Ones' Graves

    Steuben County Residents Upset After Momentos Removed from Loved Ones' Graves

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:19:45 GMT

    PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) -- Rhonda Strawser is one of dozens of residents who say they arrived at Coopers Plains Cemetery Friday morning and were shocked. Flowers and decorations once on the graves of their loved ones had been thrown aside without warning. "My son is buried in the back of the cemetery. I came up this morning to water flowers and this is what I saw," says Strawser. "[Others] were digging through those broken lights over there. A girl to her mother, 'Th...

    PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) -- Rhonda Strawser is one of dozens of residents who say they arrived at Coopers Plains Cemetery Friday morning and were shocked. Flowers and decorations once on the graves of their loved ones had been thrown aside without warning. "My son is buried in the back of the cemetery. I came up this morning to water flowers and this is what I saw," says Strawser. "[Others] were digging through those broken lights over there. A girl to her mother, 'Th...

  • Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning Holding Food Drive for BackPack Program

    Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning Holding Food Drive for BackPack Program

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:39:29 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning is hosting a food drive for the Food Bank of Southern Tier's BackPack Program. The drive will be held at the Corning ReStore, which is located at 3412 State Route 414. 

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning is hosting a food drive for the Food Bank of Southern Tier's BackPack Program. The drive will be held at the Corning ReStore, which is located at 3412 State Route 414. 

  • Elmira McDonald's to Host "Coffee With a Cop" Event

    Elmira McDonald's to Host "Coffee With a Cop" Event

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:29:05 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – On Wednesday, June 27, the Elmira McDonald's located at 410 North Main Street will be hosting a “Coffee with a Cop” event. The family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. - noon and will allow members of the community to sit down with police officers from the City of Elmira Police Department. 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – On Wednesday, June 27, the Elmira McDonald's located at 410 North Main Street will be hosting a “Coffee with a Cop” event. The family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. - noon and will allow members of the community to sit down with police officers from the City of Elmira Police Department. 

  • Fishing Derby supports local non-profit

    Fishing Derby supports local non-profit

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:05:19 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - An annual fishing derby to support a local non-profit was held Friday afternoon at Eldridge Park in Elmira. The Fishing Derby is hosted by "Able2 Day Habilitation Program" every year and is a way for the non-profit to kick off the summer season. The event has been celebrated for more than a decade and this year the public was invited to join Able2, for some fishing as well as building new relationships!  "The guys really like to be...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - An annual fishing derby to support a local non-profit was held Friday afternoon at Eldridge Park in Elmira. The Fishing Derby is hosted by "Able2 Day Habilitation Program" every year and is a way for the non-profit to kick off the summer season. The event has been celebrated for more than a decade and this year the public was invited to join Able2, for some fishing as well as building new relationships!  "The guys really like to be...
  • 13th Arrest Made in Operation Safe Summer

    13th Arrest Made in Operation Safe Summer

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:20:40 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Bath Police Department have made a 13h arrest as a continuation of the drug operation, Operation Safe Summer. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Bath Police Department have made a 13h arrest as a continuation of the drug operation, Operation Safe Summer. 

  • Horseheads Petsmart Hosting Kitten Shower on Saturday

    Horseheads Petsmart Hosting Kitten Shower on Saturday

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:06:54 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – Tomorrow, the Horseheads Petsmart will be hosting a kitten shower from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. During the event, the community will be able to meet a variety of adoptable kittens that are in the care of local shelters. 

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – Tomorrow, the Horseheads Petsmart will be hosting a kitten shower from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. During the event, the community will be able to meet a variety of adoptable kittens that are in the care of local shelters. 

  • LimeBike in the Limelight around Watkins Glen

    LimeBike in the Limelight around Watkins Glen

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:34:01 GMT

    A new ride-sharing service is taking over Watkins Glen, but it's not a traditional one. This one is a bike-sharing service called LimeBike, and it's becoming popular across the region.

    A new ride-sharing service is taking over Watkins Glen, but it's not a traditional one. This one is a bike-sharing service called LimeBike, and it's becoming popular across the region.

  • 2nd Annual Ferrario White Hat Community Days To Benefit Local Organizations

    2nd Annual Ferrario White Hat Community Days To Benefit Local Organizations

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:16:56 GMT

    A local auto dealership is inviting the community to come together for a day of fun, and you can give back during the event. 

    A local auto dealership is inviting the community to come together for a day of fun, and you can give back during the event. 

  • New Exhibit Showcasing Rare Display Set To Open At CMOG

    New Exhibit Showcasing Rare Display Set To Open At CMOG

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-06-22 12:00:14 GMT

    A new exhibit at the Corning Museum of Glass set to open this weekend is giving visitors a look at a rare display from overseas.

    A new exhibit at the Corning Museum of Glass set to open this weekend is giving visitors a look at a rare display from overseas.

  • Free summer program for teens in Chemung County

    Free summer program for teens in Chemung County

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-06-22 11:40:06 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Summer is here and while kid's may be enjoying their time off from school, filling that time can pose a challenge for many working parents. If you happen to be one of those parents, then you may want to look into a summer program known as the, "Spot."

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - Summer is here and while kid's may be enjoying their time off from school, filling that time can pose a challenge for many working parents. If you happen to be one of those parents, then you may want to look into a summer program known as the, "Spot."

  • Welliver employees lend a helping hand

    Welliver employees lend a helping hand

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-06-22 09:50:11 GMT

    DUNDEE, N.Y. (WENY) - Employees from the Welliver McGuire Company lended a helping hand to a local camp on Saturday. Roughly 42 employees arrived at Camp Groton Scout Camp around 7 a.m. to help replace the roofs on various lodge buildings that were damaged from recent storms. Welliver employees dedicated their free time as part of the camp's capital improvement initiative. The scout's leadership team says, they are working to ensure the buildings continue to operate in good working c...

    DUNDEE, N.Y. (WENY) - Employees from the Welliver McGuire Company lended a helping hand to a local camp on Saturday. Roughly 42 employees arrived at Camp Groton Scout Camp around 7 a.m. to help replace the roofs on various lodge buildings that were damaged from recent storms. Welliver employees dedicated their free time as part of the camp's capital improvement initiative. The scout's leadership team says, they are working to ensure the buildings continue to operate in good working c...

  • Future Northside Blodgett homes to be considered condominiums

    Future Northside Blodgett homes to be considered condominiums

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-06-22 04:52:09 GMT

    The non-profit housing agency "Arbor Housing" is the group behind the new Northside Blodgett project, which is set to build dozens of new homes on the former Northside Blodgett Middle School site. Arbor Housing President and CEO, Jeffrey Eaton, says they're still in stage one of the project, which is to cleanup the property.         

    The non-profit housing agency "Arbor Housing" is the group behind the new Northside Blodgett project, which is set to build dozens of new homes on the former Northside Blodgett Middle School site. Arbor Housing President and CEO, Jeffrey Eaton, says they're still in stage one of the project, which is to cleanup the property.         

  • GST BOCES Honors First "Project SEARCH" Graduating Class

    GST BOCES Honors First "Project SEARCH" Graduating Class

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-06-22 04:06:09 GMT

    Wednesday marked the first graduation for GST BOCES Project SEARCH students. 

    Wednesday marked the first graduation for GST BOCES Project SEARCH students. 

  • Rescue Dog Receives Prosthetic Leg from Cornell Specialists

    Rescue Dog Receives Prosthetic Leg from Cornell Specialists

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:45:15 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A dog brought to the Southern Tier from Africa is getting a new lease on life. On Thursday, specialists at Cornell University administered a prosthetic on Lex, a dog who was initially found abused and missing her two back legs. Willows Wings, a rescue organization out of Binghamton, took Lex in after learning of his condition. Willow Sullivan, the organization's founder, says it wasn't long before she discovered just how uncomfortable Lex was. "This is g...

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A dog brought to the Southern Tier from Africa is getting a new lease on life. On Thursday, specialists at Cornell University administered a prosthetic on Lex, a dog who was initially found abused and missing her two back legs. Willows Wings, a rescue organization out of Binghamton, took Lex in after learning of his condition. Willow Sullivan, the organization's founder, says it wasn't long before she discovered just how uncomfortable Lex was. "This is g...

  • Accident on State Route 13 Causes 100 Gallons of Fuel to Be Spilled

    Accident on State Route 13 Causes 100 Gallons of Fuel to Be Spilled

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:31:09 GMT

    NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) – One lane on State Route 13 was closed on Thursday, June 21 due to an accident. According to New York State Police, the accident reportedly involving a tractor trailer and two vehicles.

    NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) – One lane on State Route 13 was closed on Thursday, June 21 due to an accident. According to New York State Police, the accident reportedly involving a tractor trailer and two vehicles.

  • Athens Township Man Arrested on Nearly 200 Child Pornography Charges

    Athens Township Man Arrested on Nearly 200 Child Pornography Charges

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:23:50 GMT
    ATHENS TOWNSHIP, Pa. – An Athens Township man has been arrested on nearly 200 child pornography charges. According to Pennsylvania State Police, 54-year-old Jack William Hunter Jr. was arrested after an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Northeast Computer Crime Task Force and the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task force. According to the criminal complaint, Hunter allegedly possessed 104 videos and 84 images of “child pornography depicting in...
    ATHENS TOWNSHIP, Pa. – An Athens Township man has been arrested on nearly 200 child pornography charges. According to Pennsylvania State Police, 54-year-old Jack William Hunter Jr. was arrested after an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Northeast Computer Crime Task Force and the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task force. According to the criminal complaint, Hunter allegedly possessed 104 videos and 84 images of “child pornography depicting in...
  • NYS Assembly Fails to Bring Finger Lakes Incinerator Bill to Floor

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:35 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Assembly Democrats are facing scrutiny after they did not move forward on the bill that would block plans for a massive garbage incinerator in the Finger Lakes. Despite local lobbying efforts, the attempt to block Circular enerG's Romulus incinerator was never brought to the Assembly floor before they adjourned for the end of 2018 legislative session. The incinerator, also called a “waste to energy” facility, would be built betw...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Assembly Democrats are facing scrutiny after they did not move forward on the bill that would block plans for a massive garbage incinerator in the Finger Lakes. Despite local lobbying efforts, the attempt to block Circular enerG's Romulus incinerator was never brought to the Assembly floor before they adjourned for the end of 2018 legislative session. The incinerator, also called a “waste to energy” facility, would be built betw...
  • People Council, Corning Hospital Holding Charity Dunk Tank Event

    People Council, Corning Hospital Holding Charity Dunk Tank Event

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:39:11 GMT

    EAST CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The People Council is celebrating the start of summer today (June 21) along with all of Corning Hospital's employees. 

    EAST CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The People Council is celebrating the start of summer today (June 21) along with all of Corning Hospital's employees. 

  • N.Y. legislative session ends; lawmakers left with unfinished business

    N.Y. legislative session ends; lawmakers left with unfinished business

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:18:03 GMT

    With the New York legislative session ending Wednesday, many lawmakers were scrambling to try and get legislation through.

    With the New York legislative session ending Wednesday, many lawmakers were scrambling to try and get legislation through.

  • Elmira Man Arrested on Superior Court Warrant for Alleged Meth Sale

    Elmira Man Arrested on Superior Court Warrant for Alleged Meth Sale

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:45:06 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY ) – On Wednesday, June 20, the Elmira Police Department arrested a man on a Superior Court Warrant. 35-year-old Frank Williams was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree.

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY ) – On Wednesday, June 20, the Elmira Police Department arrested a man on a Superior Court Warrant. 35-year-old Frank Williams was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree.

  • New York school buses could soon be equipped with safety cameras

    New York school buses could soon be equipped with safety cameras

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:37:45 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- New York school buses are one step closer to being equipped with cameras. On Tuesday, the Senate passed the School Bus Camera Safety Act, a move meant to better prevent drivers from running through bus stop signs. Each day, an estimated 50,000 cars illegally pass school buses nationwide. Lawmakers are pushing for a new bill that would make it easier to ticket them. "The New York State Association for Pupil Transportation has been lobbying for years for s...

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- New York school buses are one step closer to being equipped with cameras. On Tuesday, the Senate passed the School Bus Camera Safety Act, a move meant to better prevent drivers from running through bus stop signs. Each day, an estimated 50,000 cars illegally pass school buses nationwide. Lawmakers are pushing for a new bill that would make it easier to ticket them. "The New York State Association for Pupil Transportation has been lobbying for years for s...

  • Two Teenagers Injured After Falling into Gorge at Waverly Glen Park

    Two Teenagers Injured After Falling into Gorge at Waverly Glen Park

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:07:30 GMT

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two teenagers are in the hospital after reportedly falling down an embankment at Waverly Glen Park.  According to Waverly Police, three teenagers were walking down the trail near the gorge. 

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two teenagers are in the hospital after reportedly falling down an embankment at Waverly Glen Park.  According to Waverly Police, three teenagers were walking down the trail near the gorge. 

  • Hornellsville Man Arrested for Allegedly Growing 198 Marijuana Plants

    Hornellsville Man Arrested for Allegedly Growing 198 Marijuana Plants

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:20:54 GMT

    HORNELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Troopers stationed in North Hornell have arrested a man for allegedly being involved in growing 198 marijuana plants. 54-year-old James Jackson of Hornellsville was charged with one count of Unlawfully Growing of Cannabis. 

    HORNELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Troopers stationed in North Hornell have arrested a man for allegedly being involved in growing 198 marijuana plants. 54-year-old James Jackson of Hornellsville was charged with one count of Unlawfully Growing of Cannabis. 

  • Waverly Man Convicted of Attempted Rape Sentenced

    Waverly Man Convicted of Attempted Rape Sentenced

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:15:23 GMT

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) – A Waverly man who was accused of attempting to rape a woman in 2017 has been sentenced to prison. 

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) – A Waverly man who was accused of attempting to rape a woman in 2017 has been sentenced to prison. 

  • City of Elmira releases plans for Lake St. bridge project

    City of Elmira releases plans for Lake St. bridge project

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:57:31 GMT

     Community members in Elmira had the chance to learn about specific details surrounding the Lake Street pedestrian bridge project.    

     Community members in Elmira had the chance to learn about specific details surrounding the Lake Street pedestrian bridge project.    

  • Politics in Two: Separating Immigrant Families

    Politics in Two: Separating Immigrant Families

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:41:01 GMT
    WENY's political analyst Jim Twombly sat down to discuss the recent controversial act  of separating immigrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as if this is truly a federal law. 
    WENY's political analyst Jim Twombly sat down to discuss the recent controversial act  of separating immigrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as if this is truly a federal law. 
  • Elcor Nursing Center Breaks Ground on New Gym Facility

    Elcor Nursing Center Breaks Ground on New Gym Facility

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:55:04 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- New amenities at Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will soon make things easier for those residents looking to improve their health. On Tuesday, the facility broke ground on plans for a new gym.  The space will allow for a more centralized location for its 305 bed capacity.  It will also be a hub for all Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services on the campus. Currently, residents use several small gyms scattered throughout the prop...

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- New amenities at Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will soon make things easier for those residents looking to improve their health. On Tuesday, the facility broke ground on plans for a new gym.  The space will allow for a more centralized location for its 305 bed capacity.  It will also be a hub for all Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services on the campus. Currently, residents use several small gyms scattered throughout the prop...

  • Horseheads State Police Searching for Two Suspects Involved in Grand Larceny

    Horseheads State Police Searching for Two Suspects Involved in Grand Larceny

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:12:59 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y .(WENY) – New York State Police in Horseheads are seeking assistance in finding two suspects who were involved in a grand larceny from the Walmart on County Route 64 in Horseheads.

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y .(WENY) – New York State Police in Horseheads are seeking assistance in finding two suspects who were involved in a grand larceny from the Walmart on County Route 64 in Horseheads.

  • Tioga County (NY) Correction Sergeant Arrested for Alleged Burglary

    Tioga County (NY) Correction Sergeant Arrested for Alleged Burglary

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:57:47 GMT

    OWEGO, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tioga County Sheriff's Department has announced that a correction sergeant at the Tioga County Jail has been arrested for allegedly stealing property and possessing a controlled substance. 

    OWEGO, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tioga County Sheriff's Department has announced that a correction sergeant at the Tioga County Jail has been arrested for allegedly stealing property and possessing a controlled substance. 

  • Chemung County Health Dept. Gives First Clue for Park Prize Pursuit

    Chemung County Health Dept. Gives First Clue for Park Prize Pursuit

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:42:34 GMT

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Health Department is holding their annual Park Prize Pursuit scavenger hunt. The free scavenger hunt is open to all ages and awards participants for finding the answers to clues in local parks and trail. Between June 11 and September 4, county residents can look for clues. 

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Health Department is holding their annual Park Prize Pursuit scavenger hunt. The free scavenger hunt is open to all ages and awards participants for finding the answers to clues in local parks and trail. Between June 11 and September 4, county residents can look for clues. 

  • Chemung Co. Sewer District Employees Recognized for Service

    Chemung Co. Sewer District Employees Recognized for Service

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:03:28 GMT

    WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The West Elmira Police Department honored three Chemung County Sewer District workers who helped recover thumb drives which had been flushed down the toilet by Howard Brooks, a West Elmira man who was charged and convicted with multiple child pornography related charges. 

    WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The West Elmira Police Department honored three Chemung County Sewer District workers who helped recover thumb drives which had been flushed down the toilet by Howard Brooks, a West Elmira man who was charged and convicted with multiple child pornography related charges. 

  • Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Investigating Reported Armed Robbery

    Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Investigating Reported Armed Robbery

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:56:58 GMT

    LANSING, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported armed robbery that happened just after midnight on Tuesday, June 19.

    LANSING, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported armed robbery that happened just after midnight on Tuesday, June 19.

  • Lake Street Pedestrian Bridge Meeting

    Lake Street Pedestrian Bridge Meeting

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-06-19 07:42:16 GMT

    Neighbors in the City of Elmira will have a chance to weigh in on the Lake Street Pedestrian Bridge Project on Tuesday.

    Neighbors in the City of Elmira will have a chance to weigh in on the Lake Street Pedestrian Bridge Project on Tuesday.

  • New Watkins Glen State Park Welcome Center Officially Open

    New Watkins Glen State Park Welcome Center Officially Open

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:19:11 GMT

    After two years of construction, the new entrance to Watkins Glen State Park is finally complete. The project was part of Governor Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 Project.

    After two years of construction, the new entrance to Watkins Glen State Park is finally complete. The project was part of Governor Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 Project.

  • Village of Van Etten approves dissolution plan

    Village of Van Etten approves dissolution plan

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:12:27 GMT

    Officials in the Village of Van Etten met Monday to determine the next steps in the dissolution process. Also on the docket, the fate of the village's fire department. 

    Officials in the Village of Van Etten met Monday to determine the next steps in the dissolution process. Also on the docket, the fate of the village's fire department. 

  • NYS Announces $9.7 Million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Projects for Watkins Glen

    NYS Announces $9.7 Million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Projects for Watkins Glen

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:52:35 GMT
    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday, June 18 that the Village of Watkins Glen will receive $9.7 million for 14 Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects. "Watkins Glen is a New York State treasure, featuring its beautiful state park, an internationally renowned race track and a vibrant downtown," Cuomo said. "These projects and investments will continue to revitalize this area, boosting the economy and helping the Southern Ti...
    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday, June 18 that the Village of Watkins Glen will receive $9.7 million for 14 Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects. "Watkins Glen is a New York State treasure, featuring its beautiful state park, an internationally renowned race track and a vibrant downtown," Cuomo said. "These projects and investments will continue to revitalize this area, boosting the economy and helping the Southern Ti...
  • Rising Temperatures Pose Rising Threats on the Playground

    Rising Temperatures Pose Rising Threats on the Playground

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:01:52 GMT

    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- As the weather gets warmer, children may be spending more time out on the playground. But with those rising temperatures, comes a rising threat for heat-related injuries.      According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, it's possible for children to get second-degree burns on playground equipment. It's even been reported on a day as mild as just 74 degrees. "It could be possible to scold the skin if it is hot enough," say...

    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- As the weather gets warmer, children may be spending more time out on the playground. But with those rising temperatures, comes a rising threat for heat-related injuries.      According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, it's possible for children to get second-degree burns on playground equipment. It's even been reported on a day as mild as just 74 degrees. "It could be possible to scold the skin if it is hot enough," say...

  • NYS Senate Unanimously Votes in Favor of Blocking Romulus Trash Incinerator

    NYS Senate Unanimously Votes in Favor of Blocking Romulus Trash Incinerator

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:19:55 GMT

    ROMULUS, N.Y. (WENY) – The State Senate has unanimously voted in favor of blocking energy company Circular enerG from building a waste incinerator in the Town of Romulus. 

    ROMULUS, N.Y. (WENY) – The State Senate has unanimously voted in favor of blocking energy company Circular enerG from building a waste incinerator in the Town of Romulus. 

  • Two Arrested in Bath for Alleged Possession of Illegal Hypodermic Needles

    Two Arrested in Bath for Alleged Possession of Illegal Hypodermic Needles

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:43:55 GMT

       Deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff's Office have arrested two people for allegedly possessing illegal hypodermic needles in the Town of Bath.

       Deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff's Office have arrested two people for allegedly possessing illegal hypodermic needles in the Town of Bath.

  • CCC President Douglas to Retire in 2019

    CCC President Douglas to Retire in 2019

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:24:30 GMT

    Corning Community College will soon have to start looking for a new President. In a statement released Monday morning, current CCC Dr. Katherine Douglas announced she will retire in 2019.

    Corning Community College will soon have to start looking for a new President. In a statement released Monday morning, current CCC Dr. Katherine Douglas announced she will retire in 2019.

  • UPDATE: NWS Classifies Franklindale Tornado As An EF2

    UPDATE: NWS Classifies Franklindale Tornado As An EF2

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:50:14 GMT

    FRANKLIN, Pa. (WENY) – The National Weather Service in Binghamton has confirmed that a tornado occurred in the Franklin Township on June 13.

    FRANKLIN, Pa. (WENY) – The National Weather Service in Binghamton has confirmed that a tornado occurred in the Franklin Township on June 13.

  • Waverly woman arrested for selling Percocet pills

    Waverly woman arrested for selling Percocet pills

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:48:32 GMT
    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - 53-year-old Kay Liana of Waverly, New York was arrested on a warrant criminally charging her with a felony count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled substance in the third degree.    According to police, Liana was selling Percocet pills at a residence in Waverly N.Y.  Liana was arrested Friday afternoon at the Waverly Police Department. Liana was arraigned in the Village of Waverly, N.Y. Justice Court on Friday and was committed to the Tio...
    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - 53-year-old Kay Liana of Waverly, New York was arrested on a warrant criminally charging her with a felony count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled substance in the third degree.    According to police, Liana was selling Percocet pills at a residence in Waverly N.Y.  Liana was arrested Friday afternoon at the Waverly Police Department. Liana was arraigned in the Village of Waverly, N.Y. Justice Court on Friday and was committed to the Tio...
  • Sayre man part of "Fugitive From Justice" arrested by Waverly PD

    Sayre man part of "Fugitive From Justice" arrested by Waverly PD

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:26:27 GMT

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - A man has been arrested in Tioga County as part of a "Fugitive From Justice." The Waverly Police Department arrested, 23-year old Eric Estes of Sayre, P.A. Saturday morning. He was arrested by Police at an apartment on 540 Clark Street in Waverly. Officers say, he was found after attempting to hide in a closet area within the apartment. Estes was wanted as a "Fugitive From Justice" from the State of Pennsylvania as well as, the Board o...

    WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) - A man has been arrested in Tioga County as part of a "Fugitive From Justice." The Waverly Police Department arrested, 23-year old Eric Estes of Sayre, P.A. Saturday morning. He was arrested by Police at an apartment on 540 Clark Street in Waverly. Officers say, he was found after attempting to hide in a closet area within the apartment. Estes was wanted as a "Fugitive From Justice" from the State of Pennsylvania as well as, the Board o...

  • Police: Woman wanted for larceny investigation, turns herself in

    Police: Woman wanted for larceny investigation, turns herself in

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:14:47 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) - The Horseheads Police Department has arrested 62-year-old Susan Brague of Beaver Dams, N.Y.  According to Police, Brague was wanted for an investigation invoking the theft of a purse happening last weekend on June 9th at the Jubilee Foods in the Village Plaza in Horseheads. Officers say Brague turned herself into the Horseheads Police Department after seeing her picture on local media outlets. Police have charged Argue with Grand Larceny in th...

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) - The Horseheads Police Department has arrested 62-year-old Susan Brague of Beaver Dams, N.Y.  According to Police, Brague was wanted for an investigation invoking the theft of a purse happening last weekend on June 9th at the Jubilee Foods in the Village Plaza in Horseheads. Officers say Brague turned herself into the Horseheads Police Department after seeing her picture on local media outlets. Police have charged Argue with Grand Larceny in th...

  • Police investigating multiple reports of gunshots in Elmira

    Police investigating multiple reports of gunshots in Elmira

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:58:29 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Elmira Police Department is investigating reports of multiple gun shots that allegedly happened on Saturday, June 16th. According to the Elmira Police Department, officers responded to the area of Mount Zoar Street and West Ave. after receiving several calls of reported gun shots. When Officers first arrived on scene they began to interview potential witnesses. Officers were then directed to a vehicle parked in the 300 block of West Ave. Officers say they di...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Elmira Police Department is investigating reports of multiple gun shots that allegedly happened on Saturday, June 16th. According to the Elmira Police Department, officers responded to the area of Mount Zoar Street and West Ave. after receiving several calls of reported gun shots. When Officers first arrived on scene they began to interview potential witnesses. Officers were then directed to a vehicle parked in the 300 block of West Ave. Officers say they di...
  • 25th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Brings Fun to All

    25th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Brings Fun to All

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:19:11 GMT

    The annual Cardboard Boat Regatta made waves on Saturday in Watkins Glen. Around forty-different boats entered the race to be crowned the best in show.

    The annual Cardboard Boat Regatta made waves on Saturday in Watkins Glen. Around forty-different boats entered the race to be crowned the best in show.

  • Steuben Co. hosts 'Color Walk' to prevent child abuse

    Steuben Co. hosts 'Color Walk' to prevent child abuse

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:25:54 GMT
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The third annual "Steuben County Color Walk" was held on Saturday in Pulteney Square.  The goal of the event is to remind county residents that they can all do something to prevent child abuse. The color walk was sponsored by Youth Bureau and the Prevent Child Abuse Steuben. Other event sponsors included, Nelson Service Center, Keuka Insurance Group and the Corning Police Benevolent. 
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The third annual "Steuben County Color Walk" was held on Saturday in Pulteney Square.  The goal of the event is to remind county residents that they can all do something to prevent child abuse. The color walk was sponsored by Youth Bureau and the Prevent Child Abuse Steuben. Other event sponsors included, Nelson Service Center, Keuka Insurance Group and the Corning Police Benevolent. 
  • Elmira Wine Fest scheduled for Saturday

    Elmira Wine Fest scheduled for Saturday

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:18:10 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Elmira Wine Fest is being held at Elmira College on Saturday starting at 1 p.m.  The event will feature a variety of Finger Lakes Wineries, live music and raffles. All from the event proceeds will go to the Elmira College Alumni house.  If you're interested in attending the event, it will be held until 4 p.m. at the Campus Center Portico. For more information on the Elmira Wine Fest click here.

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Elmira Wine Fest is being held at Elmira College on Saturday starting at 1 p.m.  The event will feature a variety of Finger Lakes Wineries, live music and raffles. All from the event proceeds will go to the Elmira College Alumni house.  If you're interested in attending the event, it will be held until 4 p.m. at the Campus Center Portico. For more information on the Elmira Wine Fest click here.

  • Two Arrested in Odessa Meth Bust

    Two Arrested in Odessa Meth Bust

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:58:54 GMT

    Two Schuyler County men are behind bars for allegedly running a meth making and selling operation in the Village of Odessa. Police say they ended up recovering meth, packaging materials and a shotgun. 

    Two Schuyler County men are behind bars for allegedly running a meth making and selling operation in the Village of Odessa. Police say they ended up recovering meth, packaging materials and a shotgun. 

  • Residents picking up the pieces after Northern Tier tornado

    Residents picking up the pieces after Northern Tier tornado

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:04:47 GMT

    The dust has settled from the tornado touch down in Northern Tier Wednesday night. But people are still cleaning up what remains.         

    The dust has settled from the tornado touch down in Northern Tier Wednesday night. But people are still cleaning up what remains.         

  • ICS Opens Third Location in Ithaca

    ICS Opens Third Location in Ithaca

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:36:39 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – An Upstate New York technology service is expanding.

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – An Upstate New York technology service is expanding.

  • Two Arrest in Montour Falls Meth Investigation

    Two Arrest in Montour Falls Meth Investigation

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:11:30 GMT

    MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (WENY) – On Thursday, June 14 the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) along with a K-9 Unit, Elmira Police and the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office made an arrest of two people after a meth investigation.

    MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (WENY) – On Thursday, June 14 the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) along with a K-9 Unit, Elmira Police and the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office made an arrest of two people after a meth investigation.

  • Laurel Festival wraps up week-long celebration

    Laurel Festival wraps up week-long celebration

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:51:43 GMT

    WELLSBORO, P.A. (WENY) - The week long State Laurel Festival kicked off their closing weekend today, wrapping up their 77th year.

    WELLSBORO, P.A. (WENY) - The week long State Laurel Festival kicked off their closing weekend today, wrapping up their 77th year.

  • State Police, Fire and Emergency Management Investigating Fatal Horseheads Fire

    State Police, Fire and Emergency Management Investigating Fatal Horseheads Fire

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:45:19 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The New York State Police in are investigating a fatal fire that occurred earlier this morning (June 15) in Horseheads. 

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The New York State Police in are investigating a fatal fire that occurred earlier this morning (June 15) in Horseheads. 

  • Cornell University Details Hazing Rituals of Suspended Sigma Nu Frat

    Cornell University Details Hazing Rituals of Suspended Sigma Nu Frat

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:13:24 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Cornell University's Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life have released a report detailing why the University's Sigma Nu fraternity chapter was suspended following an investigation in January. 

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Cornell University's Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life have released a report detailing why the University's Sigma Nu fraternity chapter was suspended following an investigation in January. 

  • Two Hornell Residents Arrested For Allegedly Selling Cocaine

    Two Hornell Residents Arrested For Allegedly Selling Cocaine

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:26:45 GMT

    Two City of Hornell residents have been arrested after an investigation into the sale of cocaine.

    Two City of Hornell residents have been arrested after an investigation into the sale of cocaine.

  • Turning Point Bath Looking for Volunteer Receptionist

    Turning Point Bath Looking for Volunteer Receptionist

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:36:46 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Turning Point Bath is looking for volunteers to work as the front desk receptionist at their Liberty Street location. Hours would be from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., or from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Turning Point Bath is looking for volunteers to work as the front desk receptionist at their Liberty Street location. Hours would be from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., or from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

  • Harris Hill Swimming Lessons

    Harris Hill Swimming Lessons

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-06-15 11:34:46 GMT

    If your little ones are looking for some summer fun, next week you can sign them up for swim lessons at the Harris Hill Pool. Registration starts Friday, June 16. 

    If your little ones are looking for some summer fun, next week you can sign them up for swim lessons at the Harris Hill Pool. Registration starts Friday, June 16. 

  • Alive After 5 Continues at Roundin' Third

    Alive After 5 Continues at Roundin' Third

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:41:11 GMT

    Elmira's largest happy hour continues Friday with another installment of Alive After 5.

    Elmira's largest happy hour continues Friday with another installment of Alive After 5.

  • NYSDEC works to clear the air with EHS contamination problem

    NYSDEC works to clear the air with EHS contamination problem

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:51:17 GMT

    Potential contamination on the grounds of the Elmira High School has been a concern for many in the area. On Thursday, they got a chance to talk with the people responsible for the cleanup one-on-one.

    Potential contamination on the grounds of the Elmira High School has been a concern for many in the area. On Thursday, they got a chance to talk with the people responsible for the cleanup one-on-one.

  • Empire Access Expands Fiber Service to Elmira Heights

    Empire Access Expands Fiber Service to Elmira Heights

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:23:04 GMT

    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, NY (WENY) -- A Southern Tier fiber and internet company is expanding its reach in Chemung County. Empire Access announced its fiber internet, TV and phone services are now available in Elmira Heights. 

    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, NY (WENY) -- A Southern Tier fiber and internet company is expanding its reach in Chemung County. Empire Access announced its fiber internet, TV and phone services are now available in Elmira Heights. 

  • Franklin Township trying to pick up the pieces after Tornado

    Franklin Township trying to pick up the pieces after Tornado

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:19:34 GMT

    BRADFORD COUNTY, P.A. (WENY) - Residents in Franklin Township are trying to remain positive after Wednesday's tornado hit their small town they call home.

    BRADFORD COUNTY, P.A. (WENY) - Residents in Franklin Township are trying to remain positive after Wednesday's tornado hit their small town they call home.

  • 21-year-old Arrested for Alleged Disorderly Conduct Incident in Bath

    21-year-old Arrested for Alleged Disorderly Conduct Incident in Bath

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:21:12 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reported that on June 13, deputies arrested a 21-year-old for allegedly causing a disturbance in the County Office Building. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reported that on June 13, deputies arrested a 21-year-old for allegedly causing a disturbance in the County Office Building. 

  • City of Corning Yard Waste Site to Close for the Season

    City of Corning Yard Waste Site to Close for the Season

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:23:16 GMT
    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The City of Corning wishes to remind all residents that the Rt. 414 yard waste site will be closing for the season. The last day to drop off yard waste will be Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The yard waste site will re-open in the fall at a date to be determined.
    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The City of Corning wishes to remind all residents that the Rt. 414 yard waste site will be closing for the season. The last day to drop off yard waste will be Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The yard waste site will re-open in the fall at a date to be determined.
  • UPDATE: NWS Confirms EF2 Tornado Hit Wilkes-Barre Township

    UPDATE: NWS Confirms EF2 Tornado Hit Wilkes-Barre Township

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:57:51 GMT

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (WENY) – The National Weather Service storm survey team has confirmed that the damage in Wilkes-Barre Township was caused by a tornado. Last night (June 13), the tornado ripped through the area near the Arena Hub Plaza.

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (WENY) – The National Weather Service storm survey team has confirmed that the damage in Wilkes-Barre Township was caused by a tornado. Last night (June 13), the tornado ripped through the area near the Arena Hub Plaza.

  • What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes

    What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:07:37 GMT
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WENY) – Last night, severe thunderstorms and at least two suspected tornadoes hit the areas of Franklin Township and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania. Fortunately initial reports say that only six were injured in Wilkes-Barre and authorities say all the injuries were minor. According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms are officially defined as storms that are capable of producing hail that is an inch or larger, or wind gusts over 58 mph. Hai...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WENY) – Last night, severe thunderstorms and at least two suspected tornadoes hit the areas of Franklin Township and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania. Fortunately initial reports say that only six were injured in Wilkes-Barre and authorities say all the injuries were minor. According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms are officially defined as storms that are capable of producing hail that is an inch or larger, or wind gusts over 58 mph. Hai...
  • New CMOG Exhibit Showcases Work of Junior Curators

    New CMOG Exhibit Showcases Work of Junior Curators

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:15:40 GMT

    A new exhibit at the Corning Museum of Glass is showcasing the creative minds of a few local students.

    A new exhibit at the Corning Museum of Glass is showcasing the creative minds of a few local students.

  • Time is running out for New York sports betting bill

    Time is running out for New York sports betting bill

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:22:57 GMT

    Lawmakers in New York have little time left if they hope to quickly follow New Jersey in authorizing sports betting.

    Lawmakers in New York have little time left if they hope to quickly follow New Jersey in authorizing sports betting.

  • Possible Tornado Touchdown in Bradford County, PA

    Possible Tornado Touchdown in Bradford County, PA

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-14 04:46:27 GMT

    FRANKLINDALE, PA (WENY) -- WENY News continues to follow reports of damage caused by severe weather in Bradford County, after a Tornado Warning was issued earlier Wednesday evening.     We've received multiple multiple reports of homes destroyed or severely damaged in the area of Routes 414 and 514, with possible entrapment. 

    FRANKLINDALE, PA (WENY) -- WENY News continues to follow reports of damage caused by severe weather in Bradford County, after a Tornado Warning was issued earlier Wednesday evening.     We've received multiple multiple reports of homes destroyed or severely damaged in the area of Routes 414 and 514, with possible entrapment. 

  • Rescued Southport Horses in Need of Supplies, Donations

    Rescued Southport Horses in Need of Supplies, Donations

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 04:37:09 GMT

    Dozens of horses are recovering after being seized from a home in Southport last month and now volunteers are seeking donations and supplies from the community. 

    Dozens of horses are recovering after being seized from a home in Southport last month and now volunteers are seeking donations and supplies from the community. 

  • Investigation Underway After Dogs Abandoned Outside Painted Post Walmart

    Investigation Underway After Dogs Abandoned Outside Painted Post Walmart

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-06-13 21:56:49 GMT

    PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two dogs are now being cared for after they were abandoned outside of a Walmart Tuesday afternoon.  An investigation is underway. According to Walmart employees, the dogs were found tied up behind the store in Painted Post. Their crates were nearby, however they did not have food or water. Tanner's P.A.W.S out of Corning was the first rescue organization to respond, after employees found the two. "The female was missing patches of hair," ...

    PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two dogs are now being cared for after they were abandoned outside of a Walmart Tuesday afternoon.  An investigation is underway. According to Walmart employees, the dogs were found tied up behind the store in Painted Post. Their crates were nearby, however they did not have food or water. Tanner's P.A.W.S out of Corning was the first rescue organization to respond, after employees found the two. "The female was missing patches of hair," ...

  • Gov. Cuomo Announces Luminate NY is Accepting Applications for Round Two of Competition

    Gov. Cuomo Announces Luminate NY is Accepting Applications for Round Two of Competition

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:25:52 GMT

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that the Luminate NY program is now accepting applications for Round II of the innovative competition. 

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that the Luminate NY program is now accepting applications for Round II of the innovative competition. 

  • Five Officers Sworn In, One Promoted at Steuben County Sheriff's Office

    Five Officers Sworn In, One Promoted at Steuben County Sheriff's Office

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:01:11 GMT
    Sheriff Allard and Deputy Sheriff Matthew WoodSheriff Allard and Deputy Sheriff Matthew Wood
    Sheriff Allard and Deputy Sheriff Matthew WoodSheriff Allard and Deputy Sheriff Matthew Wood

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – One new deputy and four correction officers were sworn in for service, and one correction officer was promoted to sergeant at the Steuben County Sheriff's Office last Thursday, June 7. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – One new deputy and four correction officers were sworn in for service, and one correction officer was promoted to sergeant at the Steuben County Sheriff's Office last Thursday, June 7. 

  • County Health Departments Requesting Residents Fill Out Health Survey

    County Health Departments Requesting Residents Fill Out Health Survey

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:29:12 GMT

    CHEMUNG/SCHUYLER/STEUBEN/YATES COUNTIES, N.Y. (WENY) – The county health departments, alongside Common Ground Health, are asking for community members to fill out a health survey. 

    CHEMUNG/SCHUYLER/STEUBEN/YATES COUNTIES, N.Y. (WENY) – The county health departments, alongside Common Ground Health, are asking for community members to fill out a health survey. 

  • Bridge Maintenance Work to Begin on I-86 in Bath Next Week

    Bridge Maintenance Work to Begin on I-86 in Bath Next Week

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:48:13 GMT

    Road work is set to begin on a stretch of I-86 in the Town of Bath next week.

    Road work is set to begin on a stretch of I-86 in the Town of Bath next week.

  • Mark Twain Scholars dinner honors student excellence

    Mark Twain Scholars dinner honors student excellence

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:03:57 GMT

     The best and the brightest in the Southern Tier gathered together on Tuesday to celebrate their academic accomplishments during the annual Mark Twain Scholars award night.  

     The best and the brightest in the Southern Tier gathered together on Tuesday to celebrate their academic accomplishments during the annual Mark Twain Scholars award night.  

  • Avoca woman arrested for Hornell overdose case

    Avoca woman arrested for Hornell overdose case

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:43:18 GMT

    According to the Hornell Police Department, 29-year-old Bailey Haar, was charged with criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance, and assault.

    According to the Hornell Police Department, 29-year-old Bailey Haar, was charged with criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance, and assault.

  • Politics in Two: The North Korea Summit

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-06-13 00:28:42 GMT
    (WENY) -- WENY's Political Analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses the agreement signed by President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. 
    (WENY) -- WENY's Political Analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses the agreement signed by President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. 
  • Steuben County OFA to Hold Free Medicare Seminars

    Steuben County OFA to Hold Free Medicare Seminars

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:39:05 GMT

    STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Office for the Aging is holding three free seminars on Medicare this month. 

    STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Office for the Aging is holding three free seminars on Medicare this month. 

  • Corning Parks and Rec Department Announces Pool Opening Dates

    Corning Parks and Rec Department Announces Pool Opening Dates

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:36:51 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The City of Corning Parks and Recreation Department has announced the opening dates of the Stewart Park and Denison Park Pools for the summer. 

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – The City of Corning Parks and Recreation Department has announced the opening dates of the Stewart Park and Denison Park Pools for the summer. 

  • American Red Cross Launches 'Missing Types' Campaign to Encourage More Blood Donations

    American Red Cross Launches 'Missing Types' Campaign to Encourage More Blood Donations

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:30:42 GMT

    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The American Red Cross says chapters nationwide are in severe need of blood donations.      In response, the organization has launched the "Missing Types" campaign. Through the campaign, the letters A, B and O--the main blood groups--are disappearing from brand logos, social media pages and websites.      Officials hope it will draw attention to the importance of these donations.  "The need is everywhere. Tha...

    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The American Red Cross says chapters nationwide are in severe need of blood donations.      In response, the organization has launched the "Missing Types" campaign. Through the campaign, the letters A, B and O--the main blood groups--are disappearing from brand logos, social media pages and websites.      Officials hope it will draw attention to the importance of these donations.  "The need is everywhere. Tha...

  • Two in Critical Condition, One Arrested, After Crash in Van Etten

    Two in Critical Condition, One Arrested, After Crash in Van Etten

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 20:39:39 GMT

    VAN ETTEN, N.Y. (WENY) – Two are seriously injured and one person has been arrested following a serious car accident in the Town of Van Etten. According to New York State Police, the crash occurred late last night (June 11). 

    VAN ETTEN, N.Y. (WENY) – Two are seriously injured and one person has been arrested following a serious car accident in the Town of Van Etten. According to New York State Police, the crash occurred late last night (June 11). 

  • Schuyler County Legislators Vote Unanimously Against Romulus Incinerator

    Schuyler County Legislators Vote Unanimously Against Romulus Incinerator

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:44:01 GMT

    ROMULUS, N.Y. (WENY) – More local governments are weighing in on the proposed multi-million dollar trash incinerator project at the former Seneca Army Depot. 

    ROMULUS, N.Y. (WENY) – More local governments are weighing in on the proposed multi-million dollar trash incinerator project at the former Seneca Army Depot. 

  • West Elmira PD Searching for Van, Man Wanted in Alleged Larceny

    West Elmira PD Searching for Van, Man Wanted in Alleged Larceny

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:11:42 GMT

    WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The West Elmira Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect involved in a reported larceny. The driver, a white male wearing a baseball cap, was reportedly driving a van. 

    WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The West Elmira Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect involved in a reported larceny. The driver, a white male wearing a baseball cap, was reportedly driving a van. 

  • Suspect Wanted for Questioning in Horseheads Purse Theft

    Suspect Wanted for Questioning in Horseheads Purse Theft

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:36:11 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The Horseheads Police Department is investigating the theft of a purse from Jubilee Foods in Village Plaza in Horseheads that occurred on June 9 at approximately 12:20 p.m. 

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The Horseheads Police Department is investigating the theft of a purse from Jubilee Foods in Village Plaza in Horseheads that occurred on June 9 at approximately 12:20 p.m. 

  • NYS Senate Passes Financial Security Protection Bill

    NYS Senate Passes Financial Security Protection Bill

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:39:21 GMT

    The measure, sponsored by Senator Rich Funke (R-C-I, Perinton), makes it easier for consumers to protect their credit information by prohibiting all consumer credit reporting agencies from charging a fee for the placement, lift or temporary removal of a security freeze.

    The measure, sponsored by Senator Rich Funke (R-C-I, Perinton), makes it easier for consumers to protect their credit information by prohibiting all consumer credit reporting agencies from charging a fee for the placement, lift or temporary removal of a security freeze.

  • Westminster Ringers To Perform In Wellsboro

    Westminster Ringers To Perform In Wellsboro

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-06-12 12:07:50 GMT

    The Westminster Ringers, an 18-member hand bell and percussion group, will perform a concert at the Deane Center in Wellsboro later this month.

    The Westminster Ringers, an 18-member hand bell and percussion group, will perform a concert at the Deane Center in Wellsboro later this month.

  • Legislature passes resolution urging state officials to cleanup EHS

    Legislature passes resolution urging state officials to cleanup EHS

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-12 04:26:31 GMT

    The Chemung County Legislature is asking New York State to help clean up contamination at the Elmira High School.

    The Chemung County Legislature is asking New York State to help clean up contamination at the Elmira High School.

  • Health Services Survey Open to Chemung Co. Residents

    Health Services Survey Open to Chemung Co. Residents

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-12 04:10:22 GMT

    Chemung County is working to create a healthier place to live, and officials are asking for the public's help. 

    Chemung County is working to create a healthier place to live, and officials are asking for the public's help. 

  • Schuyler Co. Officials Oppose Seneca Co. Trash Incinerator

    Schuyler Co. Officials Oppose Seneca Co. Trash Incinerator

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-06-12 02:42:44 GMT

    Schuyler County is the latest local government taking a stand against the proposed $365 million trash incinerator project at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County. 

    Schuyler County is the latest local government taking a stand against the proposed $365 million trash incinerator project at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County. 

  • Elmira Jewelry Store to Close after Seven Decades of Business

    Elmira Jewelry Store to Close after Seven Decades of Business

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:37:57 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Criss' Jewelry is shutting its door fur good. The business has spent the last seventy-one years at its South Main Street location, and it's been a family-wide effort serving the Elmira community. "To my knowledge, we're the last mom and pop jewelry store around," says Linda Spicknall. "My father started it. He was a polio victim and decided to become a watchmaker. He opened it in 1947." Spicknall and her husband took over in 1987. Now they ...

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Criss' Jewelry is shutting its door fur good. The business has spent the last seventy-one years at its South Main Street location, and it's been a family-wide effort serving the Elmira community. "To my knowledge, we're the last mom and pop jewelry store around," says Linda Spicknall. "My father started it. He was a polio victim and decided to become a watchmaker. He opened it in 1947." Spicknall and her husband took over in 1987. Now they ...

  • Two More Arrests Made in Operation Safe Summer

    Two More Arrests Made in Operation Safe Summer

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-11 19:11:25 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – District Attorney Brooks Baker announced that two more drug dealers have been arrested as part of the continuing investigation surrounding Operation Safe Summer spearheaded by the Bath Village Police Department. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – District Attorney Brooks Baker announced that two more drug dealers have been arrested as part of the continuing investigation surrounding Operation Safe Summer spearheaded by the Bath Village Police Department. 

  • Howard Man Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Also Allegedly Possessed Meth

    Howard Man Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Also Allegedly Possessed Meth

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:52:33 GMT

    HOWARD, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of a man following a reported domestic incident.

    HOWARD, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of a man following a reported domestic incident.

  • Park Station Waterfront in Erin to Open this Weekend

    Park Station Waterfront in Erin to Open this Weekend

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:36:54 GMT

    ERIN, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Department of Buildings and Grounds announced today that the Park Station Waterfront in Erin will open this Saturday. It will be open on a daily basis from noon to 6 p.m. through Labor Day, weather permitting. 

    ERIN, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Department of Buildings and Grounds announced today that the Park Station Waterfront in Erin will open this Saturday. It will be open on a daily basis from noon to 6 p.m. through Labor Day, weather permitting. 

  • Civil Rights Icon Dorothy Cotton Dies at 88

    Civil Rights Icon Dorothy Cotton Dies at 88

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:02:15 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Civil Rights Icon, Dorothy Cotton, has died at 88, according to The Ithaca Journal. 

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Civil Rights Icon, Dorothy Cotton, has died at 88, according to The Ithaca Journal. 

  • NYSDOT Announces Paving Project on SR 228 in Hector

    NYSDOT Announces Paving Project on SR 228 in Hector

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:29:18 GMT

    The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the first course of a two-part paving project on State Route 228 from Brook Road to Mecklenburg in the Town of Hector.

    The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the first course of a two-part paving project on State Route 228 from Brook Road to Mecklenburg in the Town of Hector.

  • Health Priorities Partnership meeting scheduled for Tuesday

    Health Priorities Partnership meeting scheduled for Tuesday

    Sunday, June 10 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-10 13:13:39 GMT
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - The Chemung County Health Department is holding a "Health Priorities Partnership Meeting" this week and the public is invited.  The meeting will talk about the health priorities of the county including, obesity, tobacco use, and substance abuse.  The group, through the Community Health Improvement Plan works on multiple initiatives to help address these priories in the community. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 12th sta...
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - The Chemung County Health Department is holding a "Health Priorities Partnership Meeting" this week and the public is invited.  The meeting will talk about the health priorities of the county including, obesity, tobacco use, and substance abuse.  The group, through the Community Health Improvement Plan works on multiple initiatives to help address these priories in the community. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 12th sta...
  • 14th annual 'Butterfly Release' being held on Sunday

    14th annual 'Butterfly Release' being held on Sunday

    Sunday, June 10 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-06-10 13:07:04 GMT
    TROY, P.A. (WENY) - The 14th annual Butterfly Release and Memorial service is being held on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. Guthrie Hospice is hosting the service at Mt. Pisgah State Park near Troy Pennsylvania at the Lakeside Pavilion. The service will celebrate the lives of loved ones who have died this past year. Those who are interested in participating in the special service of remembrance and wanting to release one or more butterflies in memory of a loved one were asked to ...
    TROY, P.A. (WENY) - The 14th annual Butterfly Release and Memorial service is being held on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. Guthrie Hospice is hosting the service at Mt. Pisgah State Park near Troy Pennsylvania at the Lakeside Pavilion. The service will celebrate the lives of loved ones who have died this past year. Those who are interested in participating in the special service of remembrance and wanting to release one or more butterflies in memory of a loved one were asked to ...
  • Corning man arrested for allegedly threatening students

    Corning man arrested for allegedly threatening students

    Sunday, June 10 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-06-10 12:52:38 GMT
    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - A corning man has been charged by police for allegedly threatening students at a McDonald's restaurant. According to the city of Corning Police Department, 18-year-old Dante Sellers has been charged with 4th degree criminal possession of a weapon and menacing in the second degree. Police say, Sellers allegedly swung a knife, making threats towards students who were on a field trip last Saturday, June 2nd.  Police have also confirmed that Sel...
    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - A corning man has been charged by police for allegedly threatening students at a McDonald's restaurant. According to the city of Corning Police Department, 18-year-old Dante Sellers has been charged with 4th degree criminal possession of a weapon and menacing in the second degree. Police say, Sellers allegedly swung a knife, making threats towards students who were on a field trip last Saturday, June 2nd.  Police have also confirmed that Sel...
  • 13-year-old boy arrested for making online threats in Bath

    13-year-old boy arrested for making online threats in Bath

    Sunday, June 10 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-06-10 12:47:19 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - A 13-year-old has been charged as a juvenile delinquent after the Village of Bath Police Department says he made online threats regarding an upcoming function that is happening at the Bath Haverling High school. According to officers, a concerned student notified a school faculty member who then notified Police about the alleged threats. The juvenile was charged for offenses that would constitute criminal Possession of a Firearm and Making Terrorist...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - A 13-year-old has been charged as a juvenile delinquent after the Village of Bath Police Department says he made online threats regarding an upcoming function that is happening at the Bath Haverling High school. According to officers, a concerned student notified a school faculty member who then notified Police about the alleged threats. The juvenile was charged for offenses that would constitute criminal Possession of a Firearm and Making Terrorist...

  • Residents Help Clean Up Downtown Elmira

    Residents Help Clean Up Downtown Elmira

    Saturday, June 9 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-06-09 21:45:50 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Downtown Clean Up had to be rescheduled due to rain, but yesterday the second attempt of the event went off without a hitch. The rakes, brooms, gloves, and trash bags were all prepared to go on Saturday morning where Elmira residents came out to help clean up their city. People scattered throughout downtown after 9am with their supplies and put in a good morning's work. The rain date dropped usual attendance numbers, but clean up organizer...

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Downtown Clean Up had to be rescheduled due to rain, but yesterday the second attempt of the event went off without a hitch. The rakes, brooms, gloves, and trash bags were all prepared to go on Saturday morning where Elmira residents came out to help clean up their city. People scattered throughout downtown after 9am with their supplies and put in a good morning's work. The rain date dropped usual attendance numbers, but clean up organizer...

  • Elmira Steps it Up for the Golden Shoes

    Elmira Steps it Up for the Golden Shoes

    Saturday, June 9 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-09 18:29:21 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – This year's Gold Shoe Step it Up Challenge came to a close yesterday at Tanglewood in Elmira. The few hundreds of shoes were brought in by several Elmira residents in the hopes of winning some prizes. Now, prizes are great, but so are the health and wellness goals that this event brings to the community. In the search for the shoes during the challenge, The Chemung County Health Department hopes that those participating see the values of being active whil...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – This year's Gold Shoe Step it Up Challenge came to a close yesterday at Tanglewood in Elmira. The few hundreds of shoes were brought in by several Elmira residents in the hopes of winning some prizes. Now, prizes are great, but so are the health and wellness goals that this event brings to the community. In the search for the shoes during the challenge, The Chemung County Health Department hopes that those participating see the values of being active whil...
  • NYS Police investigating a burglary in the town of Bath

    NYS Police investigating a burglary in the town of Bath

    Saturday, June 9 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-06-09 14:47:04 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The New York State Police are investigating a burglary to a seasonal home located on O'Brien Road in the town of Bath, New York. Police say the burglary happened sometime since last Sunday, June 3rd. According to officials, the unknown suspects forced entry into the home, stealing long guns and hunting knives. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the New York State Police at Bath or Steuben County 911. All calls will be kept c...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The New York State Police are investigating a burglary to a seasonal home located on O'Brien Road in the town of Bath, New York. Police say the burglary happened sometime since last Sunday, June 3rd. According to officials, the unknown suspects forced entry into the home, stealing long guns and hunting knives. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the New York State Police at Bath or Steuben County 911. All calls will be kept c...

  • NYS Boater Safety Course Being Offered Saturday

    NYS Boater Safety Course Being Offered Saturday

    Saturday, June 9 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-06-09 08:46:57 GMT
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The Steuben County Sheriff's Office Navigation Unit is holding a New York State Boater Safety course on Saturday, June 9th. The course will go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is being held at the Steuben County Public Safety Building, 7007 Rumsey Street Extension in Bath, N.Y The 8 hour course is a comprehensive boating course, teaching students the fundamentals of safe boating operation. The course has been approved by the National Association of the Boating Law Admini...
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The Steuben County Sheriff's Office Navigation Unit is holding a New York State Boater Safety course on Saturday, June 9th. The course will go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is being held at the Steuben County Public Safety Building, 7007 Rumsey Street Extension in Bath, N.Y The 8 hour course is a comprehensive boating course, teaching students the fundamentals of safe boating operation. The course has been approved by the National Association of the Boating Law Admini...
  • Steuben Co. Sheriff's Office: More than $16K worth of drugs seized in Addison

    Steuben Co. Sheriff's Office: More than $16K worth of drugs seized in Addison

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:30:16 GMT

    Bovee was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say they found a large amount of what appears to be cocaine, crystal meth, and meth oil. The search warrant was executed at a home on Hallett Road.

    Bovee was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say they found a large amount of what appears to be cocaine, crystal meth, and meth oil. The search warrant was executed at a home on Hallett Road.

  • Weekend festival benefit's local fire department

    Weekend festival benefit's local fire department

    Friday, June 8 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-06-09 01:54:46 GMT

    The Montour Falls Fire Department his holding their the 62nd Fireman's Festival this weekend. The three-day festival leads up to their big day on Saturday where there's no shortage of things to do.

    The Montour Falls Fire Department his holding their the 62nd Fireman's Festival this weekend. The three-day festival leads up to their big day on Saturday where there's no shortage of things to do.

  • Bradford County Aerial Bug Spraying Raises Concerns

    Bradford County Aerial Bug Spraying Raises Concerns

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-08 20:56:24 GMT

    According to the Department of Environmental Protection, Bti is safe for humans during this process. However, residents are voicing their concerns.

    According to the Department of Environmental Protection, Bti is safe for humans during this process. However, residents are voicing their concerns.

  • Bath Residents Facing Meth-Related Charges, Endangering Welfare of a Child

    Bath Residents Facing Meth-Related Charges, Endangering Welfare of a Child

    Friday, June 8 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-06-08 19:13:22 GMT
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two people from Bath are behind bars after police say they were manufacturing meth while in their home with children. Anthony Cagle, 29 and Danielle Smith, 24 are each facing one count of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Those arrests come after a joint investigation with Steuben County Child Protective Services. According to police, the pair manufactured, possessed and used meth while inside their home...
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two people from Bath are behind bars after police say they were manufacturing meth while in their home with children. Anthony Cagle, 29 and Danielle Smith, 24 are each facing one count of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Those arrests come after a joint investigation with Steuben County Child Protective Services. According to police, the pair manufactured, possessed and used meth while inside their home...
  • Three Arrested in Steuben County Child Sex Abuse Investigation

    Three Arrested in Steuben County Child Sex Abuse Investigation

    Friday, June 8 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-06-08 18:49:08 GMT
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Three Steuben County residents are facing a string of charges, following a month long investigation by Child Protection Services. According to police, Natalie Burgess, 36, and Roger Taft, 49, both of Thurston, allegedly intentionally allowed a child under the age of seventeen to remain alone in a residence with a Level III sex-offender. Investigators believe the couple knew of the offender's likelihood to re-offend, after repeatedly agreeing to a safety plan tha...
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Three Steuben County residents are facing a string of charges, following a month long investigation by Child Protection Services. According to police, Natalie Burgess, 36, and Roger Taft, 49, both of Thurston, allegedly intentionally allowed a child under the age of seventeen to remain alone in a residence with a Level III sex-offender. Investigators believe the couple knew of the offender's likelihood to re-offend, after repeatedly agreeing to a safety plan tha...
  • 62nd Annual Montour Falls Fireman's Carnival Being Held This Weekend

    62nd Annual Montour Falls Fireman's Carnival Being Held This Weekend

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:16:39 GMT

    MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (WENY) – This weekend, the Montour Falls Fire Department will be holding their 62nd Annual Fireman's Carnival. The event began on June 7 and will continue until Saturday, June 9. 

    MONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (WENY) – This weekend, the Montour Falls Fire Department will be holding their 62nd Annual Fireman's Carnival. The event began on June 7 and will continue until Saturday, June 9. 

  • 77th Annual Laurel Fest Kicks off on Saturday

    77th Annual Laurel Fest Kicks off on Saturday

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:01:04 GMT

    WELLSBORO, Pa. (WENY) – This weekend is the official start of the 77th annual Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival, which takes place in Wellsboro. 

    WELLSBORO, Pa. (WENY) – This weekend is the official start of the 77th annual Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival, which takes place in Wellsboro. 

  • Protestors demand Rep. Reed change stance on net neutrality

    Protestors demand Rep. Reed change stance on net neutrality

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-06-08 04:18:57 GMT

    Demanding change from a local representative. That's what a group did to help preserve net neutrality. People gathered outside Congressman Tom Reed's office in Corning Thursday night to demand that he help save net neutrality.

    Demanding change from a local representative. That's what a group did to help preserve net neutrality. People gathered outside Congressman Tom Reed's office in Corning Thursday night to demand that he help save net neutrality.

  • Town of Corning approves plan for Gibson Fire coverage

    Town of Corning approves plan for Gibson Fire coverage

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-06-08 04:04:42 GMT

    Corning Town Board members gathered together Thursday night to decide who will be picking up the slack for the Gibson Fire Department.

    Corning Town Board members gathered together Thursday night to decide who will be picking up the slack for the Gibson Fire Department.

  • Bath Police Department Releases Identities of Those Arrested in "Operation Safe Summer"

    Bath Police Department Releases Identities of Those Arrested in "Operation Safe Summer"

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:01:25 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Ten people have been arrested Thursday as part of a major drug investigation in Steuben County. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Ten people have been arrested Thursday as part of a major drug investigation in Steuben County. 

  • Steuben County DA announces slew of drug arrests

    Steuben County DA announces slew of drug arrests

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:00:00 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -  Law enforcement and the District Attorney's office have announced the arrest of 10 people on drug-related charges in Steuben County. The announcement comes after a press conference that was held on Thursday afternoon. More than 50 law enforcement officers from 5 police agencies and Child Protective Service workers from Steuben County began the final phase of "Operation Safe Summer."

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -  Law enforcement and the District Attorney's office have announced the arrest of 10 people on drug-related charges in Steuben County. The announcement comes after a press conference that was held on Thursday afternoon. More than 50 law enforcement officers from 5 police agencies and Child Protective Service workers from Steuben County began the final phase of "Operation Safe Summer."

  • List of Places Where Priests Accused of Abuse Worked Released

    List of Places Where Priests Accused of Abuse Worked Released

    Thursday, June 7 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-07 15:50:29 GMT

    On Tuesday, June 5, attorney Mitchell Garabedian spoke on behalf of sexual abuse victims who say that eight priests who were ordained or assigned in the Diocese of Rochester abused them.

    On Tuesday, June 5, attorney Mitchell Garabedian spoke on behalf of sexual abuse victims who say that eight priests who were ordained or assigned in the Diocese of Rochester abused them.

  • Public hearing held to go over Van Etten dissolution plan

    Public hearing held to go over Van Etten dissolution plan

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-06-07 04:07:00 GMT

    During Wednesday's public hearing, Rochester-based consulting firm, Center for Governmental Research (CGR), laid out a dissolution plan for the Village of Van Etten.  

    During Wednesday's public hearing, Rochester-based consulting firm, Center for Governmental Research (CGR), laid out a dissolution plan for the Village of Van Etten.  

  • Corning Superfund Site Reclassified, No Longer Significant Threat

    Corning Superfund Site Reclassified, No Longer Significant Threat

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-06-07 03:41:58 GMT

    The New York State DEC is changing the status of a  Superfund Site in Corning, stating the location no longer poses a significant public health threat. 

    The New York State DEC is changing the status of a  Superfund Site in Corning, stating the location no longer poses a significant public health threat. 

  • Local Robotics Team Looking for Members

    Local Robotics Team Looking for Members

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:25:26 GMT

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- A local robotics team is looking to recruit some new members. "Mechanical Meltdown" is a Schuyler county-based team, made up of students in grades seven through twelve. The team is part of the Finger Lakes Area Robotics Education, FLARE, Program. "[They learn] public speaking skills, leadership skills, real-world skills you just don't get in school," says Coach Kathy Gascon. "[There's a] huge change in actually a lot of the

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- A local robotics team is looking to recruit some new members. "Mechanical Meltdown" is a Schuyler county-based team, made up of students in grades seven through twelve. The team is part of the Finger Lakes Area Robotics Education, FLARE, Program. "[They learn] public speaking skills, leadership skills, real-world skills you just don't get in school," says Coach Kathy Gascon. "[There's a] huge change in actually a lot of the

  • Heavy Police Presence after Another Incident at Maple Ave. Home

    Heavy Police Presence after Another Incident at Maple Ave. Home

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:02:03 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – On the afternoon of June 6, there was a heavy police presence on Maple Avenue in Elmira. According to Elmira Police, they were responding to a reported burglary in progress. 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – On the afternoon of June 6, there was a heavy police presence on Maple Avenue in Elmira. According to Elmira Police, they were responding to a reported burglary in progress. 

  • Eight Priests from the Diocese of Rochester Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minors

    Eight Priests from the Diocese of Rochester Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minors

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-06-06 18:47:49 GMT

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WENY) – Eight priests of the Diocese of Rochester have been accused of alleged sexual abuse of minor children that reportedly has gone on for decades. This is according to a press release by Road to Recovery, a non-profit organization that advocates for survivors of sexual abuse.

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WENY) – Eight priests of the Diocese of Rochester have been accused of alleged sexual abuse of minor children that reportedly has gone on for decades. This is according to a press release by Road to Recovery, a non-profit organization that advocates for survivors of sexual abuse.

  • Finger Lakes Sign and Design Hosts Field Trip

    Finger Lakes Sign and Design Hosts Field Trip

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-06-06 18:44:17 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) - Finger Lakes Sign and Design hosted a special field trip for students at Horseheads Intermediate School on Wednesday. 6th grade students from the schools advance art classes had the chance to see how t-shirts are made first-hand.

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) - Finger Lakes Sign and Design hosted a special field trip for students at Horseheads Intermediate School on Wednesday. 6th grade students from the schools advance art classes had the chance to see how t-shirts are made first-hand.

  • Steuben Co. Corrections Officer Credited with Saving Inmate's Life

    Steuben Co. Corrections Officer Credited with Saving Inmate's Life

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:01:50 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – A Steuben County corrections officer is being recognized for saving an inmate's life in April. 

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – A Steuben County corrections officer is being recognized for saving an inmate's life in April. 

  • Police respond to reported robbery on Elmira's Southside

    Police respond to reported robbery on Elmira's Southside

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-06 04:35:09 GMT

    No charges have been filed at this time because the alleged victim would not reportedly cooperate with officers. Police say both suspects had pellet style guns.

    No charges have been filed at this time because the alleged victim would not reportedly cooperate with officers. Police say both suspects had pellet style guns.

  • Elmira-Corning Regional Airport seeks more money to finish renovations

    Elmira-Corning Regional Airport seeks more money to finish renovations

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-06 04:34:49 GMT

    With the Elmira Corning Regional Airport renovation project needs more money to be finished, the Chemung County Budget Committee approved more than five million dollars in extra cash for the renovations.

    With the Elmira Corning Regional Airport renovation project needs more money to be finished, the Chemung County Budget Committee approved more than five million dollars in extra cash for the renovations.

  • Public Hearing Set for Wednesday on Van Etten Dissolution Plan

    Public Hearing Set for Wednesday on Van Etten Dissolution Plan

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:53:31 GMT

    Community members in the Village of Van Etten can weigh in on the proposed Dissolution Plan on Wednesday night. 

    Community members in the Village of Van Etten can weigh in on the proposed Dissolution Plan on Wednesday night. 

  • Politics in Two: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

    Politics in Two: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-06-05 22:57:03 GMT
    WENY's political analyst Dr. Jim Twombly was here to talk about the recent ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case - and why it the ruling is being described as "narrow", despite the 7-2 outcome in the Supreme Court.
    WENY's political analyst Dr. Jim Twombly was here to talk about the recent ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case - and why it the ruling is being described as "narrow", despite the 7-2 outcome in the Supreme Court.
  • Bath Central School District to Provide Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students

    Bath Central School District to Provide Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-05 22:17:35 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Bath (Haverling) Central School District is making sure students won't need to worry about being hungry. Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, students in grades pre-K through twelve will all be eligible for free breakfast and lunch while at school.     "There tends to be a stigma with getting free or reduced lunches," says Superintendent Joseph Rumsey. "With everybody getting this, it takes the stigma away. You get free breakf...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Bath (Haverling) Central School District is making sure students won't need to worry about being hungry. Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, students in grades pre-K through twelve will all be eligible for free breakfast and lunch while at school.     "There tends to be a stigma with getting free or reduced lunches," says Superintendent Joseph Rumsey. "With everybody getting this, it takes the stigma away. You get free breakf...

  • Three Arrested After Alleged Dandy Mini Mart Larceny

    Three Arrested After Alleged Dandy Mini Mart Larceny

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:43:47 GMT

    HECTOR, N.Y. (WENY) – On Friday, June 1, deputies from the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office arrested three individuals on larceny charges after an investigation into an alleged robbery. 

    HECTOR, N.Y. (WENY) – On Friday, June 1, deputies from the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office arrested three individuals on larceny charges after an investigation into an alleged robbery. 

  • Man Arrested for Alleged Drug Possession After 911 Call

    Man Arrested for Alleged Drug Possession After 911 Call

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:08:23 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Police stationed in Bath announced the arrest of a Bath man on drug possession charges stemming from a 911 call earlier in the day.

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Police stationed in Bath announced the arrest of a Bath man on drug possession charges stemming from a 911 call earlier in the day.

  • Pennsylvania State Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run in Wells Township

    Pennsylvania State Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run in Wells Township

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-06-05 14:28:34 GMT

    WELLS TWP, Pa. (WENY) – Pennsylvania State Police out of Towanda are investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred on Monday June 4 in the Wells Township. 

    WELLS TWP, Pa. (WENY) – Pennsylvania State Police out of Towanda are investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred on Monday June 4 in the Wells Township. 

  • Ithaca Police Department Investigating Reported Robbery

    Ithaca Police Department Investigating Reported Robbery

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-05 14:15:24 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a reported robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 3 at approximately 4:30 a.m. According to police, the robbery occurred in the 100 block of West Green Street. 

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a reported robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 3 at approximately 4:30 a.m. According to police, the robbery occurred in the 100 block of West Green Street. 

  • City of Corning passes 2019 fiscal year budget

    City of Corning passes 2019 fiscal year budget

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-06-05 04:22:45 GMT

    Corning's City Council not only passed their 2019 fiscal year budget unanimously, but by passing it they also made history.  

    Corning's City Council not only passed their 2019 fiscal year budget unanimously, but by passing it they also made history.  

  • New Brewery Readies to Open in Corning

    New Brewery Readies to Open in Corning

    Monday, June 4 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-06-04 22:15:08 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Gaffer District will soon be home to a new brewery.Liquid Shoes Brewing, located smack-dab in the middle of Corning's Market Street, could be less than a week away from opening its doors.      The small-batch operation plans to feature a handful of hand-crafted beers to start--with everything from stouts to IPA's. "Eventually we'll get to a place where we know what people like to drink," says David Shoemaker, Business Finance Offer...

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Gaffer District will soon be home to a new brewery.Liquid Shoes Brewing, located smack-dab in the middle of Corning's Market Street, could be less than a week away from opening its doors.      The small-batch operation plans to feature a handful of hand-crafted beers to start--with everything from stouts to IPA's. "Eventually we'll get to a place where we know what people like to drink," says David Shoemaker, Business Finance Offer...

  • Corning Man Arrested for Alleged String of Power Tool Larcenies

    Corning Man Arrested for Alleged String of Power Tool Larcenies

    Monday, June 4 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-06-04 21:08:38 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – A convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history will be appearing in Corning City Court on the morning of June 5. 

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) – A convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history will be appearing in Corning City Court on the morning of June 5. 

  • Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Recovers Items from Suspected Car Larcenies

    Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Recovers Items from Suspected Car Larcenies

    Monday, June 4 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-04 20:42:54 GMT

    TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has received multiple complaints regarding car larcenies in the past few weeks. 

    TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has received multiple complaints regarding car larcenies in the past few weeks. 

  • Rochester Man Arrested in Bath for Allegedly Possessing 93 Bags of Crack Cocaine

    Rochester Man Arrested in Bath for Allegedly Possessing 93 Bags of Crack Cocaine

    Monday, June 4 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-04 19:43:39 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Department reports that on June 2, deputies arrested a Rochester man for allegedly having 93 individual bags of crack cocaine in his car.

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The Steuben County Sheriff's Department reports that on June 2, deputies arrested a Rochester man for allegedly having 93 individual bags of crack cocaine in his car.

  • Elmira Police Confirm Death of Oak Street Assault Victim

    Elmira Police Confirm Death of Oak Street Assault Victim

    Monday, June 4 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-04 18:40:34 GMT

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police Department has confirmed that one of the victims of the assault that occurred on Oak Street on May 26 has died. According to police, they were informed the morning of Sunday, June 3. 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police Department has confirmed that one of the victims of the assault that occurred on Oak Street on May 26 has died. According to police, they were informed the morning of Sunday, June 3. 

  • Despite Arrest, Wellsboro Truck-Lite Evacuates after Fifth Bomb Threat

    Despite Arrest, Wellsboro Truck-Lite Evacuates after Fifth Bomb Threat

    Monday, June 4 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-06-04 18:15:17 GMT

    WELLSBORO, Pa. (WENY) – The Truck-Lite Facility has received yet another bomb threat, despite an arrest being made last week. 

    WELLSBORO, Pa. (WENY) – The Truck-Lite Facility has received yet another bomb threat, despite an arrest being made last week. 

  • NYS Comptroller to Audit State, City Education Departments for School Safety Effectiveness

    NYS Comptroller to Audit State, City Education Departments for School Safety Effectiveness

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:01:37 GMT

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Monday, June 4 that he has begun audits of the state Education Department and the New York City Department of Education to determine if they are doing enough to ensure schools have adequate and up-to date safety plans in the event of a school shooting or other major emergency. 

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Monday, June 4 that he has begun audits of the state Education Department and the New York City Department of Education to determine if they are doing enough to ensure schools have adequate and up-to date safety plans in the event of a school shooting or other major emergency. 

  • Registration for Chemung County Youth Bureau Summer Cohesion Opens

    Registration for Chemung County Youth Bureau Summer Cohesion Opens

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-06-04 15:19:56 GMT

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Youth Bureau and Recreational Services announced that registration for Summer Cohesion begins Monday, June 4. 

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – The Chemung County Youth Bureau and Recreational Services announced that registration for Summer Cohesion begins Monday, June 4. 

  • This Week in Wine Country- Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp

    This Week in Wine Country- Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp

    Monday, June 4 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-04 13:43:15 GMT

    For this week's episode of This Week in Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson visited the Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp.

    For this week's episode of This Week in Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson visited the Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp.

  • Lane Closure over Walnut Street Bridge in Elmira

    Lane Closure over Walnut Street Bridge in Elmira

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:52 PM EST2017-12-06 18:52:21 GMT

    One lane of traffic will be shut down on the Walnut Street Bridge beginning Monday, July 24th. The closure will last for about two weeks while inspections are conducted on the bridge. 

    One lane of traffic will be shut down on the Walnut Street Bridge beginning Monday, July 24th. The closure will last for about two weeks while inspections are conducted on the bridge. 

  • Ithaca in final three for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

    Ithaca in final three for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:52 PM EST2017-12-06 18:52:20 GMT

    Last year, the city of Elmira was awarded $10 million dollars to revitalize their downtown. Now a second round of contenders--including Ithaca--are vying for the grant.

    Last year, the city of Elmira was awarded $10 million dollars to revitalize their downtown. Now a second round of contenders--including Ithaca--are vying for the grant.

  • Winter Warn 2017 NWS Simplification to Winter Alerts

    Winter Warn 2017 NWS Simplification to Winter Alerts

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:45 PM EST2017-11-14 00:45:59 GMT

    Binghamton, NY (WENY) -- With the winter weather season quickly approaching The National Weather Service is rolling out changes to the way they deliver winter weather alerts.  It’s all about simplifying the process and making it easier for the public to better understand winter risks. 

    Binghamton, NY (WENY) -- With the winter weather season quickly approaching The National Weather Service is rolling out changes to the way they deliver winter weather alerts.  It’s all about simplifying the process and making it easier for the public to better understand winter risks. 

  • NYSP Fundraiser Saturday For K9 Foundation

    NYSP Fundraiser Saturday For K9 Foundation

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:03 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:03:26 GMT

    A local fundraiser supporting the New York State Police K9 foundation needs your help.

    A local fundraiser supporting the New York State Police K9 foundation needs your help.

  • Disability Dream & Do gives disabled kids a chance to play baseball

    Disability Dream & Do gives disabled kids a chance to play baseball

    Saturday, September 9 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-09-10 01:21:18 GMT

    The Dave Clark Foundation held their seventh annual Disability Dream and Do baseball game at Tuller Field on Saturday. From 9AM until noon, kids and young adults with disabilities could step up to the plate and play some ball.     

    The Dave Clark Foundation held their seventh annual Disability Dream and Do baseball game at Tuller Field on Saturday. From 9AM until noon, kids and young adults with disabilities could step up to the plate and play some ball.     

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