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  • Bradford Co. Receives Disaster Declaration from Federal Agency

    Bradford Co. Receives Disaster Declaration from Federal Agency

    Thursday, December 13 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-12-13 05:29:45 GMT

    Some news of relief for residents who were impacted by the severe flooding in August in the Northern Tier. 

    Some news of relief for residents who were impacted by the severe flooding in August in the Northern Tier. 

  • Health Insurance Deadline for New York Residents Approaching

    Health Insurance Deadline for New York Residents Approaching

    Thursday, December 13 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-12-13 05:18:39 GMT
    New York, (WENY) – The health insurance deadline for New York residents is Saturday, December 15 to have coverage for January 1. The New York state of health marketplace is designed for people to have the opportunity to explore which health insurance companies and plans best suits their needs. Residents who fail to register by the December 15 deadline will not have coverage for January 1. To receive any coverage in 2019, residents must register by January 31 at the latest....
    New York, (WENY) – The health insurance deadline for New York residents is Saturday, December 15 to have coverage for January 1. The New York state of health marketplace is designed for people to have the opportunity to explore which health insurance companies and plans best suits their needs. Residents who fail to register by the December 15 deadline will not have coverage for January 1. To receive any coverage in 2019, residents must register by January 31 at the latest....
  • Flood Relief Funding Still Available for Chemung Co. Residents

    Flood Relief Funding Still Available for Chemung Co. Residents

    Thursday, December 13 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-12-13 05:17:58 GMT

    Officials in the Town of Big Flats are urging residents to take advantage of available funding in response to the severe flooding which struck the region back in August.

    Officials in the Town of Big Flats are urging residents to take advantage of available funding in response to the severe flooding which struck the region back in August.

  • Plans for the Arnot Mall Construction Update

    Plans for the Arnot Mall Construction Update

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-12-13 03:12:02 GMT
    BIG FLATS N.Y.(WENY)--  As we reported back in March, the Chemung County Planning Board approved a plan to begin construction on a new Holiday Inn Express hotel on the mall's site. At the time, big flats officials told us work was supposed to get underway in April, however that never happened. Now, Fairbrother tells us the project is going to be moving forward again next spring.  "Right now, I have talked to the developers of the hotel and they're lookin...
    BIG FLATS N.Y.(WENY)--  As we reported back in March, the Chemung County Planning Board approved a plan to begin construction on a new Holiday Inn Express hotel on the mall's site. At the time, big flats officials told us work was supposed to get underway in April, however that never happened. Now, Fairbrother tells us the project is going to be moving forward again next spring.  "Right now, I have talked to the developers of the hotel and they're lookin...
  • Term Limits for Big Flats Town Board

    Term Limits for Big Flats Town Board

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 10:01 PM EST2018-12-13 03:01:57 GMT
    BIG FLATS N.Y.(WENY)-- Wednesday night was the Town of Big Flats board meeting, where they opened the floor to comments about the possibility of having term limits brought on to the town board. The only comment made Wednesday night made by the public was a suggestion that the time limit was extended to 16 years instead of 11 years. The citizen gave the example that he has seen projects take up to 15 years to complete, so it would not be beneficial to have new person come on to an...
    BIG FLATS N.Y.(WENY)-- Wednesday night was the Town of Big Flats board meeting, where they opened the floor to comments about the possibility of having term limits brought on to the town board. The only comment made Wednesday night made by the public was a suggestion that the time limit was extended to 16 years instead of 11 years. The citizen gave the example that he has seen projects take up to 15 years to complete, so it would not be beneficial to have new person come on to an...
  • Outback Steakhouse Collecting Toys for Tots

    Outback Steakhouse Collecting Toys for Tots

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-12-13 01:08:24 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- A local restaurant is teaming up with a charity to make sure kids in need get toys this Christmas - and you can help. Outback Steakhouse in Horseheads is accepting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. 

    HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- A local restaurant is teaming up with a charity to make sure kids in need get toys this Christmas - and you can help. Outback Steakhouse in Horseheads is accepting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. 

  • Three Steuben County sergeants recognized for helping end manhunt

    Three Steuben County sergeants recognized for helping end manhunt

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-12-13 00:36:59 GMT

    It started on November 14th when a man allegedly kidnapped two ladies at knife point in Alfred and forced them to drive away. When the call came over the scanner, Sergeant Brandon Scott and Sergeant Shawn Shutt knew they had to respond.  

    It started on November 14th when a man allegedly kidnapped two ladies at knife point in Alfred and forced them to drive away. When the call came over the scanner, Sergeant Brandon Scott and Sergeant Shawn Shutt knew they had to respond.  

  • Three men charged for allegedly poaching eight deer in Woodhull

    Three men charged for allegedly poaching eight deer in Woodhull

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-12-13 00:18:36 GMT

    WOODHULL, N.Y. (WENY ) – Three men have been charged in by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in connection with a recent deer poaching incident. According to the DEC, 23-year-old Alex Nadjadi of Savona and Jeffery Duell, 29, and Nathan Karns, 24, of Coudersport Pennsylvania have been charged with a total of 40 misdemeanor offenses stemming from an investigation into the illegal taking of eight deer. DEC police say the offenses include 38 Environ...

    WOODHULL, N.Y. (WENY ) – Three men have been charged in by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in connection with a recent deer poaching incident. According to the DEC, 23-year-old Alex Nadjadi of Savona and Jeffery Duell, 29, and Nathan Karns, 24, of Coudersport Pennsylvania have been charged with a total of 40 misdemeanor offenses stemming from an investigation into the illegal taking of eight deer. DEC police say the offenses include 38 Environ...

  • Arctic League fundraising efforts continue

    Arctic League fundraising efforts continue

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-12-12 23:22:38 GMT
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - With Christmas less than two weeks away, the Arctic League is working to make sure no child in Chemung County goes without gifts this holiday season. "There are difficult times for many families, even in a good economy and what we want to make sure is that every child ends up with a Merry Christmas," said Mike Wayne, Arctic League Treasurer. For more than a 100 years, that is exactly what the Arctic League has made sure of. Each year, the Leag...
    CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - With Christmas less than two weeks away, the Arctic League is working to make sure no child in Chemung County goes without gifts this holiday season. "There are difficult times for many families, even in a good economy and what we want to make sure is that every child ends up with a Merry Christmas," said Mike Wayne, Arctic League Treasurer. For more than a 100 years, that is exactly what the Arctic League has made sure of. Each year, the Leag...
  • Steuben County awarded grant to expand Benefits Access program

    Steuben County awarded grant to expand Benefits Access program

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-12-12 22:40:37 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- A major grant will help ensure Medicare enrollment in Steuben County goes a little smoother in the new year. The $115,000 was awarded from the National Council on Aging and will allow the county to expand its Benefits Access Program. "We help connect people to the benefits they're entitled to," Office for the Aging Director, Patty Baroody, says of the program. "We screen them for programs they might not even know they're eligible for. They mig...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- A major grant will help ensure Medicare enrollment in Steuben County goes a little smoother in the new year. The $115,000 was awarded from the National Council on Aging and will allow the county to expand its Benefits Access Program. "We help connect people to the benefits they're entitled to," Office for the Aging Director, Patty Baroody, says of the program. "We screen them for programs they might not even know they're eligible for. They mig...

  • EHFD Fundraising to Restore Historic Truck

    EHFD Fundraising to Restore Historic Truck

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-12-12 22:08:11 GMT
    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A piece of Elmira Heights Fire Department history is in need of repairs to continue being featured in local events. To help out, a fundraiser has been started by on of the volunteers with the hopes of making the maintenance costs. The 1938 Ward LaFrance Fire Truck found its current home at the historical society museum in 1983, but is often brought out for special occasions and parades. The engine needs some work to keep the historic truck running,...
    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A piece of Elmira Heights Fire Department history is in need of repairs to continue being featured in local events. To help out, a fundraiser has been started by on of the volunteers with the hopes of making the maintenance costs. The 1938 Ward LaFrance Fire Truck found its current home at the historical society museum in 1983, but is often brought out for special occasions and parades. The engine needs some work to keep the historic truck running,...
  • Ithaca Police release more information about stabbing incident

    Ithaca Police release more information about stabbing incident

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-12-12 20:53:38 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Ithaca City Police have released an update regarded the stabbing incident that happened on Friday, December 7. According to police, the three suspects are three males ages 13, 15 and 16. Because of their ages, police say their names cannot be revealed. Two of the boys have cases pending in the Youth Part of the Superior Court, being prosecuted by the Tompkins County District Attorney, and the third boy has his case pending in Tompkins County Family Court...

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Ithaca City Police have released an update regarded the stabbing incident that happened on Friday, December 7. According to police, the three suspects are three males ages 13, 15 and 16. Because of their ages, police say their names cannot be revealed. Two of the boys have cases pending in the Youth Part of the Superior Court, being prosecuted by the Tompkins County District Attorney, and the third boy has his case pending in Tompkins County Family Court...

  • Pennsylvania State Police Seek Driver Involved in Hit and Run in Tioga County

    Pennsylvania State Police Seek Driver Involved in Hit and Run in Tioga County

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-12-12 13:31:12 GMT

    Pennsylvania State Police are searching for the driver of a car that left the scene after hitting a car stopped on the side of the road in Tioga County.

    Pennsylvania State Police are searching for the driver of a car that left the scene after hitting a car stopped on the side of the road in Tioga County.

  • 6th Annual House Lighting Contest

    6th Annual House Lighting Contest

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-12-12 12:37:04 GMT

    If your home is decked out this holiday season, you could be in the running for prize money.

    If your home is decked out this holiday season, you could be in the running for prize money.

  • More Than 40 Jobs to be Created in Southern Tier Through ReCharge

    More Than 40 Jobs to be Created in Southern Tier Through ReCharge

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-12-12 05:17:40 GMT
    Albany, NY (WENY) – Governor Cuomo announced more than 520 new jobs will be created statewide in latest round of ReCharge New York Power Allocations. ReCharge NY is administered by the New York Power Authority and supports new and existing partnerships with qualifying businesses and non-profit organizations with low-cost power, in exchange for commitments to retain or create jobs statewide. Right here in the Southern Tier, 60 jobs will be retained with 46 new jobs created. Th...
    Albany, NY (WENY) – Governor Cuomo announced more than 520 new jobs will be created statewide in latest round of ReCharge New York Power Allocations. ReCharge NY is administered by the New York Power Authority and supports new and existing partnerships with qualifying businesses and non-profit organizations with low-cost power, in exchange for commitments to retain or create jobs statewide. Right here in the Southern Tier, 60 jobs will be retained with 46 new jobs created. Th...
  • UPDATE: Animal Adventure Park issues statement in response to Lynx found

    UPDATE: Animal Adventure Park issues statement in response to Lynx found

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-12-12 05:11:44 GMT

    An animal park is addressing the recent situation of a Canadian Lynx found inside a truck in Chemung County over the weekend. 

    An animal park is addressing the recent situation of a Canadian Lynx found inside a truck in Chemung County over the weekend. 

  • NY State of Health Conducting Interactive Webinar

    NY State of Health Conducting Interactive Webinar

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-12-12 05:08:37 GMT

    Albany, NY (WENY) – On Tuesday New York State of health announced expanded efforts to enroll uninsured New Yorkers across the state before the December 15th deadline to qualify for January 1st coverage. As part of the increased outreach effort, NY State of Health is holding a free interactive webinar open to all New Yorkers, which will be held Wednesday, December 12th at 3:00 pm. The webinar is designed to assist residents in finding a low-cost quality health plan that best su...

    Albany, NY (WENY) – On Tuesday New York State of health announced expanded efforts to enroll uninsured New Yorkers across the state before the December 15th deadline to qualify for January 1st coverage. As part of the increased outreach effort, NY State of Health is holding a free interactive webinar open to all New Yorkers, which will be held Wednesday, December 12th at 3:00 pm. The webinar is designed to assist residents in finding a low-cost quality health plan that best su...

  • Politics in Two: The Sentencing Memos

    Politics in Two: The Sentencing Memos

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 6:52 PM EST2018-12-11 23:52:46 GMT
    WENY's political analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses the memos brought down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller last week. 
    WENY's political analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses the memos brought down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller last week. 
  • $2.9 million mixed-use building opens in Owego

    $2.9 million mixed-use building opens in Owego

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 6:32 PM EST2018-12-11 23:32:46 GMT

    For years in Owego, there was an empty lot on Front street where a building once stood. After a fire in July of 2000, the lot sat still, unused, until now. Now, the Gateway building stands tall, offering people in Owego some housing options, as well shopping and services..

    For years in Owego, there was an empty lot on Front street where a building once stood. After a fire in July of 2000, the lot sat still, unused, until now. Now, the Gateway building stands tall, offering people in Owego some housing options, as well shopping and services..

  • "Shop with a Cop" in Steuben County

    "Shop with a Cop" in Steuben County

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-12-11 23:26:50 GMT

    BATH N.Y. (WENY)-- For the fifth year in a row, the bath police department held its annual "shop with a cop" day. Joining in their holiday efforts was the  New York State Police, New York State DEC, Bath VA Police and the Hammondsport Police Department. All of these officers pooled their own money together to help give children in need a proper Christmas.  "It's just amazing , your heart just heart just kinda goes out, and the guys even at the end when we wer...

    BATH N.Y. (WENY)-- For the fifth year in a row, the bath police department held its annual "shop with a cop" day. Joining in their holiday efforts was the  New York State Police, New York State DEC, Bath VA Police and the Hammondsport Police Department. All of these officers pooled their own money together to help give children in need a proper Christmas.  "It's just amazing , your heart just heart just kinda goes out, and the guys even at the end when we wer...

  • Quarter Auctions Benefiting Local Cause Each Month

    Quarter Auctions Benefiting Local Cause Each Month

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-12-11 23:04:16 GMT
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- They're called quarter auctions, and at St. Matthews Church in Horseheads they come along with two staples, plenty of fun and help for those that need it. These types of auctions are an exciting way to win a variety of mostly donated items for less than a $1.00! It is recommended to bring a couple rolls of quarters to bid on items, but you can also get your change on site as well. All of the money that is brought in tonight will go towards gifts f...
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- They're called quarter auctions, and at St. Matthews Church in Horseheads they come along with two staples, plenty of fun and help for those that need it. These types of auctions are an exciting way to win a variety of mostly donated items for less than a $1.00! It is recommended to bring a couple rolls of quarters to bid on items, but you can also get your change on site as well. All of the money that is brought in tonight will go towards gifts f...
  • Bong's Jewelers thanks Corning community for 126 years of business

    Bong's Jewelers thanks Corning community for 126 years of business

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-12-11 21:54:07 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Bong's Jewelers has called Market Street home for 126 years. Come the end of this month, the family-owned shop will close its doors for good. "What I like most is just the people," says Owner Jeff Bong. "I can be a gabber. I'll sit down and half my time is spent yapping with people. I look at a lot of our customers as being friends--really [they're] friends first." The shop opened back to 1892, when Bong's Great Grandfather joined alongsid...

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Bong's Jewelers has called Market Street home for 126 years. Come the end of this month, the family-owned shop will close its doors for good. "What I like most is just the people," says Owner Jeff Bong. "I can be a gabber. I'll sit down and half my time is spent yapping with people. I look at a lot of our customers as being friends--really [they're] friends first." The shop opened back to 1892, when Bong's Great Grandfather joined alongsid...

  • Steuben County Sheriff commends deputy sergeants for aid given during manhunt

    Steuben County Sheriff commends deputy sergeants for aid given during manhunt

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-12-11 21:43:56 GMT
    ALFRED, N.Y. (WENY) – Two Steuben County deputy sergeants and a K-9 are among several officers being commended for helping safely end a morning manhunt on November 14 that began in Allegany County and ended in Potter County, Pennsylvania. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard recently told the county legislature's Public Safety and Corrections Committee the actions of Sgt. Brandon Scott, Sgt. Shawn Shutt and K-9 Daimon also likely prevented further criminal action. Allard says Sco...
    ALFRED, N.Y. (WENY) – Two Steuben County deputy sergeants and a K-9 are among several officers being commended for helping safely end a morning manhunt on November 14 that began in Allegany County and ended in Potter County, Pennsylvania. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard recently told the county legislature's Public Safety and Corrections Committee the actions of Sgt. Brandon Scott, Sgt. Shawn Shutt and K-9 Daimon also likely prevented further criminal action. Allard says Sco...
  • Winners from Ithaca's Ice Fest, Chowder Cook-Off announced

    Winners from Ithaca's Ice Fest, Chowder Cook-Off announced

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-11 16:29:26 GMT
    Ross Baisis' ice dragon took first placeRoss Baisis' ice dragon took first place
    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Downtown Ithaca Alliance has announced the Chowder Cook-Off and Ice Carving Competition winners. The 12th Annual Ice Fest was held from Thursday, December 6 to Saturday, December 8. The Chowder Cook-Off was held in conjunction with the festival on Saturday. RELATED: 12th Annual Ithaca Ice Fest in Town Through Saturday The winners for the cook-off are as follows: Best Seafood Chowder: 1st Place – Simeon's American Bistro 2nd Place &nda...
    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Downtown Ithaca Alliance has announced the Chowder Cook-Off and Ice Carving Competition winners. The 12th Annual Ice Fest was held from Thursday, December 6 to Saturday, December 8. The Chowder Cook-Off was held in conjunction with the festival on Saturday. RELATED: 12th Annual Ithaca Ice Fest in Town Through Saturday The winners for the cook-off are as follows: Best Seafood Chowder: 1st Place – Simeon's American Bistro 2nd Place &nda...
  • Steuben County Sheriff's Office to participate in statewide DWI crackdown

    Steuben County Sheriff's Office to participate in statewide DWI crackdown

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-12-11 15:06:37 GMT
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Steuben County Sheriff James Allard announced today that Steuben County police agencies will participate in the statewide effort to crack down on impaired driving. During the holiday season, the law enforcement community across New York State will take to the roads during the STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts. The initiative starts on December 14 and will end on January 1. During this time, an increased amount of state, county and local police officers will be out...
    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – Steuben County Sheriff James Allard announced today that Steuben County police agencies will participate in the statewide effort to crack down on impaired driving. During the holiday season, the law enforcement community across New York State will take to the roads during the STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts. The initiative starts on December 14 and will end on January 1. During this time, an increased amount of state, county and local police officers will be out...
  • GRINCH WATCH: Christmas Decorations Stolen From Wysox Man's Home

    GRINCH WATCH: Christmas Decorations Stolen From Wysox Man's Home

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-12-11 12:50:55 GMT

    State Police in Pennsylvania are looking for the person or people responsible for stealing a Wysox man's Christmas decorations.

    State Police in Pennsylvania are looking for the person or people responsible for stealing a Wysox man's Christmas decorations.

  • Second Meth Lab Suspect Behind Bars

    Second Meth Lab Suspect Behind Bars

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 3:07 AM EST2018-12-11 08:07:40 GMT

    A second suspect is behind bars following a house fire in early December.

    A second suspect is behind bars following a house fire in early December.

  • Watkins Glen Fire Department Receives New Equipment to Treat Animals

    Watkins Glen Fire Department Receives New Equipment to Treat Animals

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-12-11 05:08:46 GMT
    Watkins Glen, NY (WENY) – New equipment donated to the Watkins Glen fire department will allow them to treat animals on scene that are suffering from smoke inhalation. As part of invisible fences 45th anniversary, they allowed communities to nominate their fire house to get a free pet resuscitation kit. Watkins glen fire department is one of 45 fire houses in the U.S to receive the special safety kit. Monday night the firefighters learned how to use the pet mask and the new equ...
    Watkins Glen, NY (WENY) – New equipment donated to the Watkins Glen fire department will allow them to treat animals on scene that are suffering from smoke inhalation. As part of invisible fences 45th anniversary, they allowed communities to nominate their fire house to get a free pet resuscitation kit. Watkins glen fire department is one of 45 fire houses in the U.S to receive the special safety kit. Monday night the firefighters learned how to use the pet mask and the new equ...
  • Construction Company for Elmira Roundabout Selected

    Construction Company for Elmira Roundabout Selected

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-12-11 05:02:41 GMT

    Officials in Elmira award a construction company the bid for the roundabout project, slated for North Main Street. 

    Officials in Elmira award a construction company the bid for the roundabout project, slated for North Main Street. 

  • Catholic Charities Helping Developing Nations Worldwide

    Catholic Charities Helping Developing Nations Worldwide

    Monday, December 10 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-12-11 00:27:08 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A local charity is helping to spread the culture of developing countries to our region. This includes handmade crafts and artisan goods, and it all benefits those who make them. The event run by Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler County goes by the Annual Holiday Fair Trade, and it has a lot to offer the community. From treasures such as African jewelry to Artisan chocolate, it's hard to find something that won't pique your interest, and almos...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A local charity is helping to spread the culture of developing countries to our region. This includes handmade crafts and artisan goods, and it all benefits those who make them. The event run by Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler County goes by the Annual Holiday Fair Trade, and it has a lot to offer the community. From treasures such as African jewelry to Artisan chocolate, it's hard to find something that won't pique your interest, and almos...
  • City of Elmira looks to fix Langdon Plaza clock

    City of Elmira looks to fix Langdon Plaza clock

    Monday, December 10 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-12-10 23:44:15 GMT

    The City of Elmira is looking to fix-up the Langdon Plaza clock. For the last couple of weeks the clock on the corner of West Church street and North Main Street has been broken, frozen in time at 11:02. 

    The City of Elmira is looking to fix-up the Langdon Plaza clock. For the last couple of weeks the clock on the corner of West Church street and North Main Street has been broken, frozen in time at 11:02. 

  • 73-year-old man killed in Barton hunting accident

    73-year-old man killed in Barton hunting accident

    Monday, December 10 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-12-10 22:12:39 GMT

    BARTON, N.Y. (WENY) – A 73-year-old Lockwood man is dead following a hunting accident in the Town of Barton Sunday morning. According to the Elmira Star Gazette, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers said the victim was shot on private property off Miller Hollow Road at about 7 a.m. 53-year-old Dean Brockoff, who police say was the victim's hunting partner, was arrested by DEC investigators and charged with second-degree manslaughter. Brockoff was s...

    BARTON, N.Y. (WENY) – A 73-year-old Lockwood man is dead following a hunting accident in the Town of Barton Sunday morning. According to the Elmira Star Gazette, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers said the victim was shot on private property off Miller Hollow Road at about 7 a.m. 53-year-old Dean Brockoff, who police say was the victim's hunting partner, was arrested by DEC investigators and charged with second-degree manslaughter. Brockoff was s...

  • Local tobacco coalition weighs in on Erie County smoking laws

    Local tobacco coalition weighs in on Erie County smoking laws

    Monday, December 10 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-12-10 22:09:47 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Last week, Erie county lawmakers unanimously passed three new smoking regulations.      Come 2019,  if you're caught smoking in a car with anyone under the age of eighteen, you could face up to $150 in fines for the first offense. The same law bans smoking in all outdoor bus shelters. It also prohibits pharmacies across the county from selling tobacco products.  According to the Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Coalition, many local resi...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Last week, Erie county lawmakers unanimously passed three new smoking regulations.      Come 2019,  if you're caught smoking in a car with anyone under the age of eighteen, you could face up to $150 in fines for the first offense. The same law bans smoking in all outdoor bus shelters. It also prohibits pharmacies across the county from selling tobacco products.  According to the Southern Tier Tobacco Awareness Coalition, many local resi...
  • Canadian Lynx found caged in back of truck on I-86 in Ashland

    Canadian Lynx found caged in back of truck on I-86 in Ashland

    Monday, December 10 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-12-10 17:12:13 GMT
    ASHLAND, N.Y. (WENY) – A driver has been charged after New York State Police say they found a Canadian Lynx caged in the back of their pickup truck. On Saturday, state police reportedly stopped to help a driver with a flat tire on I-86 in the Town of Ashland. During the encounter, the trooper noticed a dog cage in the back of the pickup truck which contained a Canadian Lynx. With the assistance of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), officers say the...
    ASHLAND, N.Y. (WENY) – A driver has been charged after New York State Police say they found a Canadian Lynx caged in the back of their pickup truck. On Saturday, state police reportedly stopped to help a driver with a flat tire on I-86 in the Town of Ashland. During the encounter, the trooper noticed a dog cage in the back of the pickup truck which contained a Canadian Lynx. With the assistance of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), officers say the...
  • Three suspects arrested in connection with Ithaca stabbing

    Three suspects arrested in connection with Ithaca stabbing

    Monday, December 10 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-12-10 16:04:09 GMT

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a stabbing that occurred Friday evening in downtown Ithaca. According to the Ithaca Police, the incident happened on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street just after 6:30 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they reportedly found a victim bleeding profusely from stab wounds in the face and back. The victim was airlifted to a regional trauma center. Police say he remains in “critical but stable condit...

    ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection to a stabbing that occurred Friday evening in downtown Ithaca. According to the Ithaca Police, the incident happened on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street just after 6:30 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they reportedly found a victim bleeding profusely from stab wounds in the face and back. The victim was airlifted to a regional trauma center. Police say he remains in “critical but stable condit...

  • Business owner charged with grand larceny after allegedly not finishing job, getting paid in full

    Business owner charged with grand larceny after allegedly not finishing job, getting paid in full

    Monday, December 10 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-12-10 15:03:01 GMT
    SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WENY) – An Erin man was arrested after police say he was hired to do renovation work, but only finished a portion of the work even though he was paid in full. 29-year-old Dakota Decker was reportedly the owner and operator of Crescent Builders, L.L.C. In January 2018, he was hired by a resident of Southport to enclose a back porch. Decker was allegedly paid about $6,000 to complete the job and only finished a portion of the work. Now, he has been charged with ...
    SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WENY) – An Erin man was arrested after police say he was hired to do renovation work, but only finished a portion of the work even though he was paid in full. 29-year-old Dakota Decker was reportedly the owner and operator of Crescent Builders, L.L.C. In January 2018, he was hired by a resident of Southport to enclose a back porch. Decker was allegedly paid about $6,000 to complete the job and only finished a portion of the work. Now, he has been charged with ...
  • Santa Spotted at Fairfield Inn & Suites to Spread Holiday Cheer

    Santa Spotted at Fairfield Inn & Suites to Spread Holiday Cheer

    Sunday, December 9 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-12-09 18:28:05 GMT

    Horseheads, NY (WENY) – It's that time of the year for holiday festivities and the Fairfield Inn and Suites wanted in. The past two days the hotel turned into a holiday party. Families who wanted to participate were asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier to help feed those in need who are struggling. Any child who came to the event didn't leave without the opportunity to pick out a free present. In the lobby of the hotel w...

    Horseheads, NY (WENY) – It's that time of the year for holiday festivities and the Fairfield Inn and Suites wanted in. The past two days the hotel turned into a holiday party. Families who wanted to participate were asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier to help feed those in need who are struggling. Any child who came to the event didn't leave without the opportunity to pick out a free present. In the lobby of the hotel w...

  • Village of Hammondsport Celebrates Annual Christmas in the Park

    Village of Hammondsport Celebrates Annual Christmas in the Park

    Sunday, December 9 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-12-09 15:52:11 GMT
    Hammondsport, NY (WENY) – The Village of Hammondsport celebrated the towns annual Christmas in the Park Saturday night welcoming tourists to the town to participate in the holiday festivities. The village was lit up with holiday decorations, Christmas Caroling, and had those seasonal holiday goodies that everyone looks forward to this time of year. Organizers say the hard work they put into the event is worth it when it all comes together. “It's so worth it, this is my f...
    Hammondsport, NY (WENY) – The Village of Hammondsport celebrated the towns annual Christmas in the Park Saturday night welcoming tourists to the town to participate in the holiday festivities. The village was lit up with holiday decorations, Christmas Caroling, and had those seasonal holiday goodies that everyone looks forward to this time of year. Organizers say the hard work they put into the event is worth it when it all comes together. “It's so worth it, this is my f...
  • This Week in Wine Country-- Barry Family Cellars

    This Week in Wine Country-- Barry Family Cellars

    Saturday, December 8 2018 8:37 AM EST2018-12-08 13:37:36 GMT

    For this week's edition of This Week in Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson takes us to Burdett to visit Barry Family Cellars.

    For this week's edition of This Week in Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson takes us to Burdett to visit Barry Family Cellars.

  • Road partially blocked in Elmria after two car accident

    Road partially blocked in Elmria after two car accident

    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-12-08 05:25:33 GMT

    A portion of a street in Downtown Elmira had to be blocked off in the city Friday night following a car crash. 

    A portion of a street in Downtown Elmira had to be blocked off in the city Friday night following a car crash. 

  • Village of Horseheads Seeking New Village Manager

    Village of Horseheads Seeking New Village Manager

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-12-08 03:47:51 GMT

    Horseheads, NY (WENY) -- The Village of Horseheads is looking for a new Village Manager to handle the city's day-to-day tasks.  The town is extending the deadline for applications for the position of Village Manager position and expanding the residency. Applications are open to residents of Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler and Tioga Counties. The full-time position requires a 4 year degree from an accredited college with a preferred major in public administration or eight years ...

    Horseheads, NY (WENY) -- The Village of Horseheads is looking for a new Village Manager to handle the city's day-to-day tasks.  The town is extending the deadline for applications for the position of Village Manager position and expanding the residency. Applications are open to residents of Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler and Tioga Counties. The full-time position requires a 4 year degree from an accredited college with a preferred major in public administration or eight years ...

  • 12 Nights of Arctic League Bag Packing

    12 Nights of Arctic League Bag Packing

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:36 PM EST2018-12-08 03:36:40 GMT
    ELMIRA N.Y.(WENY) --"Tonight is our first night of packing, we have 12 of these nights from now until right before Christmas and we're going to pack 100 bags tonight for 100 families," says Marie Vonneida, President of the Board of Directors for the Arctic League Dozens of volunteers in Elmira are getting into the holiday spirit by helping to bring cheer to others. The Arctic League of Chemung County kicked off it's twelve nights of packing Friday evening. Or...
    ELMIRA N.Y.(WENY) --"Tonight is our first night of packing, we have 12 of these nights from now until right before Christmas and we're going to pack 100 bags tonight for 100 families," says Marie Vonneida, President of the Board of Directors for the Arctic League Dozens of volunteers in Elmira are getting into the holiday spirit by helping to bring cheer to others. The Arctic League of Chemung County kicked off it's twelve nights of packing Friday evening. Or...
  • Man flown to trauma center after being stabbed several times in face & back

    Man flown to trauma center after being stabbed several times in face & back

    Friday, December 7 2018 9:43 PM EST2018-12-08 02:43:23 GMT

    A man in Ithaca had to be airlifted to a regional trauma center after police say they were stabbed in the face and back several times. 

    A man in Ithaca had to be airlifted to a regional trauma center after police say they were stabbed in the face and back several times. 

  • Annual Horseheads Historic Museum Open House

    Annual Horseheads Historic Museum Open House

    Friday, December 7 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-12-08 01:12:18 GMT

    HORSEHEADS N.Y.(WENY)-- Tomorrow the Horseheads Historical museum will be holding their annual open house from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum is welcoming new and old faces to attend the gathering do to the constant changing exhibits.  This years theme is Victorian era decorations which are all handmade by dedicated museum volunteers. You will be able to see these decoration around the museum and especially on their three trees they have on display.  The staff ...

    HORSEHEADS N.Y.(WENY)-- Tomorrow the Horseheads Historical museum will be holding their annual open house from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum is welcoming new and old faces to attend the gathering do to the constant changing exhibits.  This years theme is Victorian era decorations which are all handmade by dedicated museum volunteers. You will be able to see these decoration around the museum and especially on their three trees they have on display.  The staff ...

  • Karrie Neurauter sentenced to 1 to 3 years in prison

    Karrie Neurauter sentenced to 1 to 3 years in prison

    Friday, December 7 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-12-08 00:03:03 GMT

    Friday morning, in an unscheduled sentencing, Karrie Neurauter received her fate for helping her father Lloyd murder her mother, Michele, in her Corning home in August of 2017. 

    Friday morning, in an unscheduled sentencing, Karrie Neurauter received her fate for helping her father Lloyd murder her mother, Michele, in her Corning home in August of 2017. 

  • Tioga County honors Pearl Harbor survivors

    Tioga County honors Pearl Harbor survivors

    Friday, December 7 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-12-07 23:33:29 GMT
    TIOGA, COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - December 7th, 1941, its a date that Americans will never forget, after the attack on Pearl Harbor claimed the lives of more than 2,400 soldiers. For more than 20 years, the Tioga County Legislature has held "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day" every year.  "The reason that we have it is primarily because Owego and Tioga County First World War II casualty was Seaman Delmar Dale Sibley who was still aboard the USS  Arizona. We also honor ...
    TIOGA, COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) - December 7th, 1941, its a date that Americans will never forget, after the attack on Pearl Harbor claimed the lives of more than 2,400 soldiers. For more than 20 years, the Tioga County Legislature has held "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day" every year.  "The reason that we have it is primarily because Owego and Tioga County First World War II casualty was Seaman Delmar Dale Sibley who was still aboard the USS  Arizona. We also honor ...
  • Baby Ibuprofen recall: what you need to know

    Baby Ibuprofen recall: what you need to know

    Friday, December 7 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-12-07 21:44:34 GMT
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A New Jersey pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling three batches of infant ibuprofen for being too strong; bottles that were likely already purchased and brought home from three major retailers.          Tris Pharma says lots were sold in Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar stores under the generic brands Equate, CVS Health and Family Wellness. "The company either had machinery that messed up, or they just didn't chan...
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A New Jersey pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling three batches of infant ibuprofen for being too strong; bottles that were likely already purchased and brought home from three major retailers.          Tris Pharma says lots were sold in Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar stores under the generic brands Equate, CVS Health and Family Wellness. "The company either had machinery that messed up, or they just didn't chan...
  • BREAKING: Karrie Neurauter sentenced to 1 to 3 years in prison

    BREAKING: Karrie Neurauter sentenced to 1 to 3 years in prison

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-12-07 20:24:31 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- The 20-year-old woman who conspired with her father to murder her mother and try to make the death look like a suicide was sentenced today.  According to the Steuben County Court, Karrie Neurauter will spend one to thee years in a New York State Correctional Facility for second degree manslaughter. According to court documents, Karrie Neurauter reportedly distracted her sister as Lloyd Neurauter murdered their mother, Michele. She then helped Lloyd sta...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- The 20-year-old woman who conspired with her father to murder her mother and try to make the death look like a suicide was sentenced today.  According to the Steuben County Court, Karrie Neurauter will spend one to thee years in a New York State Correctional Facility for second degree manslaughter. According to court documents, Karrie Neurauter reportedly distracted her sister as Lloyd Neurauter murdered their mother, Michele. She then helped Lloyd sta...

  • One suspect arrested in connection with Elmira Heights meth lab

    One suspect arrested in connection with Elmira Heights meth lab

    Friday, December 7 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-12-07 19:30:25 GMT
    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WENY) – One of the suspects wanted in connection with a fire caused by a meth lab in Elmira Heights has been arrested. According to the Elmira Heights Police Department, 21-year-old Jared Voorhees was found and arrested on Mitchell Hollow Road in Montour Falls. On Saturday, December 1, crews responded to a house fire on Lounsbury Avenue in Elmira Heights. After further investigation, officials determined the fire had been caused by a meth lab. Voorhees h...
    ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WENY) – One of the suspects wanted in connection with a fire caused by a meth lab in Elmira Heights has been arrested. According to the Elmira Heights Police Department, 21-year-old Jared Voorhees was found and arrested on Mitchell Hollow Road in Montour Falls. On Saturday, December 1, crews responded to a house fire on Lounsbury Avenue in Elmira Heights. After further investigation, officials determined the fire had been caused by a meth lab. Voorhees h...
  • Deadline extended for Horseheads village manager applications

    Deadline extended for Horseheads village manager applications

    Friday, December 7 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-12-07 16:46:30 GMT

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Village of Horseheads says they are extended the deadline for applications for the position of village manager, and expanding the residency.  The position is now open to residents of Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler and Tioga (NY) Counties. The deadline for the application is December 14.  It is a full time position for 40 hours a week. Requirements are a 4 year degree from an accredited college and preferably a major in public administration

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Village of Horseheads says they are extended the deadline for applications for the position of village manager, and expanding the residency.  The position is now open to residents of Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler and Tioga (NY) Counties. The deadline for the application is December 14.  It is a full time position for 40 hours a week. Requirements are a 4 year degree from an accredited college and preferably a major in public administration

  • Polar Passports, Upcoming Wine Trail Events With Seneca Lake Wine Trail

    Polar Passports, Upcoming Wine Trail Events With Seneca Lake Wine Trail

    Friday, December 7 2018 8:07 AM EST2018-12-07 13:07:15 GMT

    The Seneca Lake Wine Trail is offering many ideas for holiday gifts, including tickets to upcoming events.

    The Seneca Lake Wine Trail is offering many ideas for holiday gifts, including tickets to upcoming events.

  • 12th Annual Ithaca Ice Fest in Town Through Saturday

    12th Annual Ithaca Ice Fest in Town Through Saturday

    Thursday, December 6 2018 8:51 PM EST2018-12-07 01:51:58 GMT

    Ithaca, NY (WENY) – Cold Weather is the ideal temperature to have when showcasing ice sculptures. Thursday's weather provided snow flurries and chilly temperatures for the 12th annual Ithaca Ice Festival. The three day event kicked off Thursday evening with an impressive display of ice sculptures and an ice bar that serves Bacchus Beer, Treleaven Wine and Hot Cocoa. The downtown commons area is decorated and ready for the holiday. Thursday a stage was set up for DJ Ha-Meen to ...

    Ithaca, NY (WENY) – Cold Weather is the ideal temperature to have when showcasing ice sculptures. Thursday's weather provided snow flurries and chilly temperatures for the 12th annual Ithaca Ice Festival. The three day event kicked off Thursday evening with an impressive display of ice sculptures and an ice bar that serves Bacchus Beer, Treleaven Wine and Hot Cocoa. The downtown commons area is decorated and ready for the holiday. Thursday a stage was set up for DJ Ha-Meen to ...

  • Digging Deeper into the Old Tompkins County Library Demolition

    Digging Deeper into the Old Tompkins County Library Demolition

    Thursday, December 6 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-12-07 01:16:17 GMT

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)-- Back in September, the Old Tompkins County Library in Ithaca was officially condemned.  The building will be demolished this month but it will have to be done with extreme caution due to the asbestos discovered in parts of the old library from the 1960s.      "The county had done a couple of prior abatement and a lot of the asbestos was removed from the building but there was still some that was almost impossible to get to,"says Frost ...

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)-- Back in September, the Old Tompkins County Library in Ithaca was officially condemned.  The building will be demolished this month but it will have to be done with extreme caution due to the asbestos discovered in parts of the old library from the 1960s.      "The county had done a couple of prior abatement and a lot of the asbestos was removed from the building but there was still some that was almost impossible to get to,"says Frost ...

  • Tips on how to get your car ready this winter

    Tips on how to get your car ready this winter

    Thursday, December 6 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-12-07 01:05:07 GMT
    SOUTH CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - Friday, December 21st marks the first day of winter and already the Twin Tiers has seen freezing temperatures and even a good amount of snow, and not only is the weather going to get worse, but so are the roads. So if you plan on heading out the door this winter, you're going to want to make sure you're safe behind the wheel.  "I would recommend making sure that the tires have good tread on them, making sure they're set to the correct tire press...
    SOUTH CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - Friday, December 21st marks the first day of winter and already the Twin Tiers has seen freezing temperatures and even a good amount of snow, and not only is the weather going to get worse, but so are the roads. So if you plan on heading out the door this winter, you're going to want to make sure you're safe behind the wheel.  "I would recommend making sure that the tires have good tread on them, making sure they're set to the correct tire press...
  • Pennsylvania State Police searching for missing Potter County teen

    Pennsylvania State Police searching for missing Potter County teen

    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-12-07 00:31:55 GMT
    GENESEE, PA. (WENY) – Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a missing Potter County Teen who has been missing since November 21. Diego Perez is a 17-year-old Hispanic boy. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is about 5'05” and weighs about 110 pounds. Anyone with information should call 911 or contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 570-726-6000.
    GENESEE, PA. (WENY) – Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a missing Potter County Teen who has been missing since November 21. Diego Perez is a 17-year-old Hispanic boy. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is about 5'05” and weighs about 110 pounds. Anyone with information should call 911 or contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 570-726-6000.
  • Local teen struggling with Lyme disease asks for public's help

    Local teen struggling with Lyme disease asks for public's help

    Thursday, December 6 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-12-06 23:38:36 GMT

    Hidden on Corning's countryside, you'll find the home of Greta Meyers. A  17-year old girl with an unimaginable story. From birth, Greta was born with Lyme Disease and her family never knew. 

    Hidden on Corning's countryside, you'll find the home of Greta Meyers. A  17-year old girl with an unimaginable story. From birth, Greta was born with Lyme Disease and her family never knew. 

  • Town of Big Flats discussing term limits for elected officials

    Town of Big Flats discussing term limits for elected officials

    Thursday, December 6 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-12-06 21:42:28 GMT
    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The town of Big Flats is asking residents to weigh in on a proposal that would set term limits for elected officials.  The town board will discuss that resolution next week, which would set a limit of three terms for the Town Supervisor and board members. This would make Big Flats the first government in Chemung County to do so.       Town Supervisor Ed Fairbrother says this idea has been on the table for months now; because there's...
    BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The town of Big Flats is asking residents to weigh in on a proposal that would set term limits for elected officials.  The town board will discuss that resolution next week, which would set a limit of three terms for the Town Supervisor and board members. This would make Big Flats the first government in Chemung County to do so.       Town Supervisor Ed Fairbrother says this idea has been on the table for months now; because there's...
  • Seneca Falls man arrested in Ulysses after allegedly possessing crystal meth

    Seneca Falls man arrested in Ulysses after allegedly possessing crystal meth

    Thursday, December 6 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-12-06 16:15:02 GMT
    ULYSSES, N.Y. (WENY) – A Seneca Falls man is behind bars after police say they found crystal meth during a traffic stop. According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of the Valero on Trumansburg Road in the Town of Ulysses. Police say the traffic stop was for an “equipment violation”, but during the course of the investigation, deputies utilized their narcotics canine who alerted for drugs inside of the vehicle. ...
    ULYSSES, N.Y. (WENY) – A Seneca Falls man is behind bars after police say they found crystal meth during a traffic stop. According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of the Valero on Trumansburg Road in the Town of Ulysses. Police say the traffic stop was for an “equipment violation”, but during the course of the investigation, deputies utilized their narcotics canine who alerted for drugs inside of the vehicle. ...
  • Elmira DPW Issues Reminders About Leaf Pick-Up

    Elmira DPW Issues Reminders About Leaf Pick-Up

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:14 AM EST2018-12-06 14:14:05 GMT

    Elmira's Department of Public Works is continuing to work toward completing the leaf pick-up program started earlier this fall.

    Elmira's Department of Public Works is continuing to work toward completing the leaf pick-up program started earlier this fall.

  • Local McDonald's Celebrates Grand Re-Opening, Donates to Non-Profits

    Local McDonald's Celebrates Grand Re-Opening, Donates to Non-Profits

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-12-05 05:08:25 GMT

    A local McDonald's unveiled a new look Tuesday afternoon and gave back to charity.

    A local McDonald's unveiled a new look Tuesday afternoon and gave back to charity.

  • Property tax exemption for farmers extended another 10 years

    Property tax exemption for farmers extended another 10 years

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:53 AM EST2018-12-04 07:53:22 GMT

    A tax emption that's deemed essential for farmers and growers across New York state has been extended for another decade.    

    A tax emption that's deemed essential for farmers and growers across New York state has been extended for another decade.    

  • AMBER alert canceled, missing child and adult found in Mansfield

    AMBER alert canceled, missing child and adult found in Mansfield

    Thursday, November 29 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-11-30 01:33:11 GMT

    The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says the pair were found in Pennsylvania.

    The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says the pair were found in Pennsylvania.

  • Northern Tier man facing drug, gun charges in Chemung Co.

    Northern Tier man facing drug, gun charges in Chemung Co.

    Tuesday, November 27 2018 12:54 AM EST2018-11-27 05:54:12 GMT

    The Sheriff's Office says Smith does not have a pistol permit in New York State, nor Pennsylvania.  

    The Sheriff's Office says Smith does not have a pistol permit in New York State, nor Pennsylvania.  

  • Arctic League Christmas Tree Coming from Catlin

    Arctic League Christmas Tree Coming from Catlin

    Monday, November 26 2018 2:19 AM EST2018-11-26 07:19:09 GMT

    The Arctic League is getting ready for its annual broadcast and later this week, officials will cut down this year's Christmas tree.

    The Arctic League is getting ready for its annual broadcast and later this week, officials will cut down this year's Christmas tree.

  • Annual parade kicks off holiday season in Elmira

    Annual parade kicks off holiday season in Elmira

    Friday, November 23 2018 3:50 PM EST2018-11-23 20:50:49 GMT

    The 62nd annual Elmira Holiday parade kicked off downtown this morning as people lined the streets to see their favorite floats. Even with the frigid temperatures, it didn't stop people from coming out early to grab a spot.  .

    The 62nd annual Elmira Holiday parade kicked off downtown this morning as people lined the streets to see their favorite floats. Even with the frigid temperatures, it didn't stop people from coming out early to grab a spot.  .

  • Local fugitive who claims to own half of Facebook loses extradition battle in Ecuador

    Local fugitive who claims to own half of Facebook loses extradition battle in Ecuador

    Wednesday, November 21 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-21 05:22:15 GMT

    Once extradited back to the United States, he is now expected to face fraud charges in U.S. federal court.

    Once extradited back to the United States, he is now expected to face fraud charges in U.S. federal court.

  • Special Report: Paws for Change

    Special Report: Paws for Change

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:37 PM EST2018-11-08 23:37:53 GMT

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Nearly two year ago, 104 pet store-bound puppies were rescued after the van they were in overturned on the icey roads in Avoca. Chance was one of those puppies and one of four seriously hurt. "He happened to be a puppy that was in the front passenger foot section of the van," says Connie Terry, who adopted Chance once he was fully-healed. "His kennel crate was crushed and it broke his jaw." While his jaw eventually healed, it wasn't long befo...

    BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Nearly two year ago, 104 pet store-bound puppies were rescued after the van they were in overturned on the icey roads in Avoca. Chance was one of those puppies and one of four seriously hurt. "He happened to be a puppy that was in the front passenger foot section of the van," says Connie Terry, who adopted Chance once he was fully-healed. "His kennel crate was crushed and it broke his jaw." While his jaw eventually healed, it wasn't long befo...

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