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Taxi Driver Robbed in Elmira

Police are on the look-out for an armed robber that allegedly held up a Totem Taxi driver, early this morning. >>

Body Found May be Missing Teen

The body has not been positively identified at this time but the family of Benditt-Parkes has been notified. >>

18 Year Old Dies in Crash

18-year-old Nikolas Tillinghast was traveling alone in his Chevy S-10 pickup truck on Bonny Hill Road when he failed to stop at an intersection. >>

New York Taking Next Step to Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic nationwide, but New York State is working to fix the problem. >>

Illegal Gambling Activity in Elmira Heights

Illegal Gambling Activity in Elmira Heights >>

NY Health Officials "Very Low Risk Of Ebola Virus In US"

Local health officials say they will continue to monitor the Centers For Disease Control's reports on the Ebola virus. >>

Groundbreaking at Corning Free Academy

Corning Free Academy is getting a facelift. >>

Hawkins Tours Chemung Landfill

The Green Party nominee running for Governor, who is proposing a big raise in the minimum wage, is scheduled to tour the Southern Tier. >>

Watkins Glen Debuets New $24M Expansion

Today the Watkins Glen School District opened its doors to the new 24 million dollar expansion. >>

Ithaca Police Union Not Happy With Mayor’s Plan

Mayor Svante Myrick said his plan for the department would deliver high quality services. The PBA says they're already doing that. >>

Gubernatorial Candidate in Elmira

Gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout will be stumping in the Southern Tier Wednesday. >>

Photos of Suspects in Van Etten Burglary

Sheriff's office looking for two suspects in home invasion. >>

Back to School Giveaway Today

If you're a Chemung County resident and need a back to school goodies, head over to Elmira Wednesday. >>

Home Robberies in Lansing and Dryden

Armed Robberies in Landsing and Dryden >>

New Era For Elmira City School District

As students head back to class next week, they will be stepping into a new era. >>

National Dog Day

GMTT shows some of the cutest canines in the Twin Tiers. >>

Field and Stream Coming to Horseheads

A new business is coming soon to Horseheads and with that comes some new job opportunities. >>

Ithaca Mayor Implements Changes for IPD

Mayor Svante Myrick has initiated a plan to build a better relationship between the Ithaca Police Department and the community. >>

NYSEG Pipeline Has Tompkins Co Residents Concerned

NYSEG is getting some pressure from people in Tompkins County who want answers about a pipeline project that would run through Lansing and Dryden. >>

Road Work Scheduled This Week

The Chemung County Department of Public Works has announced the following jobs to be completed starting Monday, August 25th. >>

Man Arrested for Allegedly Killing Dog

Elmira man arrested for allegedly killing a dog in a Catlin hotel. >>

Elmira Getting Recycling Bins

Households in Elmira that have city garbage pickup will be getting brand new 22-gallon recycling bins. >>

Body Identified on Shore of Cayuga Lake

Officials have released the identity of the man whose body was found on the west shore of Cayuga Lake over the weekend. >>

Burglary Suspect Identified

New developments tonight in the robbery investigation at Guidi's Auto Collision in Newfield. >>

Long Time WENY Radio Reporter Passes Away

WENY news is sad to report the passing of a longtime WENY news radio reporter, Ted Hodge. >>

Back to School Shopping Costs

It seems that every year kids back to school supplies lists increase. WENY looked into just how much parents are spending. >>

Changes In Ithaca Police Dept. After Internal Investigation

Change after controversy over the police chase of black teenagers in Ithaca. >>

Tioga County Potential Water Hazard

Concern over a potential water hazard in Tioga County, NY. >>

Spencer Man Killed in Seneca Co Car Crash

Spencer, NY man killed in Thursday car crash in Seneca County. >>

Camp CEO: Empowering Young Women

Tucked in the trees on an inlet to lake Cayuga, is camp CEO. It's an effort to introduce young women to the lessons of life and work. >>

Firefighter Sent to Hospital in Morning Fire

One man and a firefighter were sent to the hospital following a morning mobile home fire in Horseheads. >>

NYS Fair Begins Today

We are nearing the end of August and you know what that means, time for the New York State Fair. >>

School Supplies for Kids in Need

Help a child in need get ready for the new school year. >>

Elmira Electrical Boxes Get A Colorful Makeover

Local artists are brightening up Elmira by painting the electrical boxes around the city. >>

Ithaca Named in List of "Best Towns, Ever"

Ithaca makes top 16 nationwide list >>

Text to 911 in Chemung County

Now available for Sprint mobile customers >>

Back to School Assistance

With prices going up, and school supply lists getting longer, some area families have a hard time preparing their kids for the new school year. >>

Burglar Hits Dandy Mini Marts

Two Dandy stores hit, cigarettes stolen >>

Backpacks to go Back to School

Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler held their annual back to school giveaway for Schuyler County residents. >>

Local Fire Dept. Takes Part In ALS Challenge

Town and Country fire department is used to felling the heat but on Thursday Night they felt a little cold. >>

New York Scores Average In Cancer Prevention

New York State is average.. When it comes to policies on cancer prevention. >>

Watkins Glen Opposes LPG Storage

The Village of Watkins Glen has passed a resolution opposing large-scale LPG storage and distribution on Seneca Lake. >>

ELM Recieves $2.5 Million for Upgrages

The Elmira Corning Regional Airport will be getting more than $2.5 million dollars from the federal government for some upgrades. >>

New App Can Help Prevent DWI

The new Have a Plan app, created by the NYS Stop DWI Foundation, is designed to prevent DWIs and fatalities from impaired driving >>

Dropping Home Values?

When it comes to real estate across the county, Elmira has the worst when it comes to declining prices. That's if two online financial news articles are to be believed. >>

New York State Pushes Work Zone Safety

New York State is making a big push to call attention to work zone safety. >>

Corning Inc Elmira College Scholarship

Ceremony to honor Corning Incorporated donation to Elmira College. >>

Cuomo’s Push For Work Zone Safety

Governor Andrew Cuomo's new video public service announcement is reminding motorists to drive safely in highway construction work zones. >>

New Owego Sex Offender Law

On Monday night, the Village of Owego Board of Trustees passed a law that would limit how close a sex offender could live near a designated exclusion zone. >>

Update to Police Cuts in Bath

The Bath Village Board made the decision to cut the Criminal Investigators position at Monday night's board meeting. >>

String of Ithaca Burglaries Continues

A butcher shop, a convenience store, a sailing shop and a subway. Thieves in Ithaca hit those stores or at least tried to four times in the past three days. >>

Possible E-Cigarette Ban In Tompkins County

The use of Electronic Cigarettes may soon be outlawed at all work places in Tompkins County. >>

Charges Pending In Amish Abduction

Two young Amish sisters were sexually abused after their abduction from a roadside farm stand in northern New York, a prosecutor said Saturday. >>

Elmira Weekend Jazz Festival

Downtown Elmira took a step back into the 1920s this weekend. >>

Sentence Given in Frozen Dog Case

An Elkland Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after he plead guilty to animal cruelty. >>

Fatal Car Accident in Prattsburg

A 17-year-old has died in a car accident in the Town of Prattsburg. >>

Seneca LPG Storage Protest

Hundreds of anti LPG storage protesters gathered at a Crestwood Gas Compression site on Monday afternoon. >>

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak

Hand, foot and mouth disease is making a comeback this year and doctors in the southern tier are seeing an outbreak. >>

Residents Concerned Over Possible Police Cuts in Bath

The Village of Bath may be cutting two full-time police officers due to budget constraints. Also Police Chief Rouse announces his retirement. >>

NEW: Two Missing Amish Sisters From New York Found Safe

Two Northern Upstate New York Amish Girls were found safe and sound after being abducted from their home, Wednesday evening. >>

150th Street Signs in Elmira

The first of the 150th Anniversary street signs are now up in Elmira. >>

Howie's Pizza: 1 Year Later

About a year and a half ago, a Northern Tier staple burned down to the ground, leaving nothing but ashes. This week, Howie's Pizza in Sayre, celebrates its one year re-opening anniversary. >>

Disabled Bowhunters Program In Chemung Co.

Disabled hunters will have a local park all to themselves this hunting season. Disabled Bowhunters Program In Chemung Co. >>

Elmira Animal Cruelty Case

An Elmira woman faces six counts of animal cruelty after abandoning two dogs and a cat. >>

Margaritaville!

Tonight was the 4th annual Margaritaville celebration at Dunn Field with local bands Bigfoot and Parrot Beach. >>

Happy Birthday Elmira!

This weekend Elmira Celebrates it's 150th birthday and downtown Elmira is packed with events for the whole family. >>

Wagner Lumber to Rebuild After Fire

Wagner Lumber in Owego is rebuilding after a fire that nearly destroyed the business earlier this year. >>

Tyrone Post Office Will Stay Open and Honor Fallen Soldier Christopher Scott

Post offices nationwide risk closing down. Tonight USPS announced the Tyrone Post Office will remain open and honor fallen soldiers' name. >>

Elmira Police Investigating Early Morning Reported Robbery

Elmira Police are on the hunt for two armed robbers. WENY-HD NEWS and Good Morning Twin Tiers was first to alert the public to this reported crime. >>

Governor's Cup Comes to the Finger Lakes

The annual New York Wine & Food Classic competition will present the Governor's Cup to the winery whose wine stands above more than 800 entries this year. >>

Steuben County Fair Kicks Off This Week

The Steuben County Fair kicked off this week and is the oldest continually running fair in the United States. >>

Homicide Suspect Arrested in Ithaca

A man wanted for a Rochester Homicide has been arrested by Ithaca Police. >>

Audit Complete of Former Corning Employee

An audit was released today by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on the former City of Corning employee. >>

CPP High School Gets New Alma Mater

The Corning - Painted Post High School gets approval for a new Alma Mater. >>

Actor Robin Williams Dead at 63

Comedy star Robin Williams dead at 63. >>

Former Erin Highway Superintendent Accused of Fraud

A former local highway superintendent used the town funds and parts for his own personal use, to the tune of nearly $70,000. >>

Williams’ Death Triggers Suicide Discussion

Fans old and young are reflecting on a man they felt they knew through the big screen and everything in between. Today, learning, the award-winning actor reportedly died by his own hands, mental health experts are weighing in on suicide prevention. >>

Fire Victims’ Identities Confirmed by Coroner

Names, Cause of Death Determined >>

Post Offices to be Renamed After Fallen Soldiers

Both the Corning and Tyrone post offices will be renamed after fallen soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. >>

Ithaca Arson Investigation

An arson investigation is under way in Ithaca, after two separate cars where set on fire Saturday. >>

Gas Drilling Company Fined

The Department of Environmental Protection has fined a Texas drilling Company for drilling after permits had expired. >>

String of Burglaries in Ithaca

Another string of burglaries in Ithaca. Police say a suspect hit three locations, stealing money and items from inside. >>

Toxic Waste Clean Up For Site of Low-Income Apartments

Clean up of toxic waste near a proposed Ithaca Development may soon be under way. >>

Wine On The Tee At Mark Twain Golf Course

The City of Elmira is turning 150-years-old. To celebrate, the Mark Twain Golf Course will be hosting its inaugural "Wine on the Tee" event on August 23rd. >>

Two Dead After Late Night Fire in Troy

Two people and dog were found dead early this morning after a fire broke out in Troy, PA. >>

Fans React To Tony Stewart Accident

A weekend of fun and racing took a turn for the worse for Nascar driver, Tony Stewart. >>

Wake Up, Elmira

Two local organizations came together to host a block party over the weekend to promote positivity in the neighborhood. >>

1 Yr. Later: Race Weekend Flooding

Around this time last year, heavy rain washed out many county roads leading to the Glen. Some people living around Catherine Creek were even left without a home due to sudden flash floods. >>

NASCAR Fans Get to Meet Their Favorite Drivers

NASCAR fans got a chance to meet a few of their favorite drivers up in Watkins Glen this evening. >>

Attention Campers: Be Cautious of Infested Firewood

As campers head up to WGI and see people selling firewood on the road. Make sure to ask for a certificate or risk being fined. >>

Hog Weed Threat In Southern Tier

A dangerous plant is in Bloom across the Southern Tier, causing the Department of Environmental Conservation to warn New Yorkers. >>

Race Fever 2014

On the eve of the big race weekend up at the Glen, hundreds of people showed up in Corning for an up close look at some racecars of all types. >>

Flags at Half Staff for US General

Flags flown at half-staff on August 7. >>

NY Speed Week Begins

As NASCAR drivers head to Watkins Glen for the upcoming Sprint Cup Series weekend, New York's state troopers will be conducting a week-long enforcement effort targeting speeders and aggressive drivers across the state. >>

Man Indicted for Death of NYS Trooper

The Broome County grand jury indicted the Florida man accused of intentionally running over a New York State Trooper near Binghamton in May. >>

Corning Man Jailed for Public Lewdness

A Corning man is in jail again for public lewdness. Last April the man was in jail after police say he exposed himself to a young girl in Nichols. >>

Owego: Fewer Officers, More Crime

Earlier this year, two officers left the Owego Police Depart. And now there's word the PD will not be allowed to replace those officers. >>

Staying Safe at WGI

It's almost Race Day at Watkins Glen International. Hundreds of fans if not thousands are already on site. With so many people there, security is a top concern. >>

Damomics Roof Damaged During Demolition

As demolition in Elmira continues, neighboring business, Damomics, became damaged after bricks tumbled onto the roof causing parts to cave in. >>

Newfield Foot Chase

Corbin Whyte, a man who was tried three times for murder, with each trial resulting in a hung jury, is behind bars again. >>

Man Admitted To Mount Sinai Hospital With Ebola-Like Symptoms

Even though Mount Sinai doctors say "odds are" the man who came to the hospital early Monday morning does not have Ebola, this morning he's in isolation and undergoing screenings. >>

Syracuse University Named Top Party School

Syracuse University has been named "Top Party School" by The Princeton Review. >>

Volunteer Firefighters To Be Screened For Past Sex Offenses

Brand new volunteer firefighters in New York State will soon be screened for past sex offenses. >>

Shale Gas Production Hits All Time High

Federal energy experts say Marcellus Shale natural gas production has hit an all-time high. >>

Special Haz Mat Training in So. Tier

A simulated, chemical spill at Eaton Corporation kept first responders busy for hours, Tuesday afternoon. >>

Racefans line up days before Cheez-It 355 to secure a campsite

Hundreds of NASCAR fans line up in RVs to make sure they get a good camping site for the Cheeze-It 355 weekend at WGI >>

Tougher Penalties For DWI Offenses in New York State

New this morning in New York State, Governor Cuomo is expected to sign an amendment to laws against drunken driving sometime this week. >>

Race Week Is Officially Here In The Twin Tiers

It is officially "Race Week" here in the Twin Tiers. Nascar's big event, the "Cheez-It 355," at the Glen takes place this weekend. But some of the fun kicks-off tomorrow. >>

Local Airports Set To Expand With New Funding

Two local airports are smiling about some big changes. First off, the Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport has announced that it will get $2.16 million dollars in funding to expand its terminal and buy new snow removal >>

Hogweeds Spread in Southern Tier

The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging residents to be on the look-out for Hogweeds. >>

State Funding for Crime Victim Programs

179 community-based organizations across New York State will be awarded nearly $36.2 million in grants to fund programs that will provide direct services to crime victims. >>

Elmira’s emergency plan to tackle water contamination

After what happened in Toledo over the weekend, WENY looks into what Elmira would do if the Chemung river became contaminated. >>

Fatal Two Car Accident in Steuben County

One Man is dead after a two-car accident in the town of Greenwood in Steuben County on Saturday, August 2nd. >>

Program of P.E.A.C.E. Hosts Basketball Classic

It was Elmira vs. New Jersey this weekend for Program of PEACE's first ever Basketball Classic at Ernie Davis Park. >>

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Tioga County, PA

One man is dead after motorcycle accident in Shippen Township in Tioga County >>

Local Woman Leaves Dog in Hot Car

A Waverly woman is waking up to charges of animal cruelty after Elmira City Animal Control Officers say Patricia A. Olmstead left her dog inside a hot car. >>

Changes To New York State Vaccine Requirements

With the beginning of August comes the beginning of immunization month. The required vaccines haven't changed, but the number of doses has. >>

Villa Serene Suspect Identified

The Elmira Heights Police have identified the man that unlawfully solicited funds from elderly and disabled residents of the Villa Serene. >>

$2.8 Million Awarded to Southern Tier Airports

Over $2.8 million will be used to buy Critical Equipment and make improvements to vital infrastructure at two Southern Tier airports. >>

Watkins Fire Dept. to Get New Tanker

The Watkins Glen Fire Department has received federal funding for a new fire tanker truck. >>

Home Health Aide Charged with Grand Larceny

Ithaca Police arrested a home health aide for allegedly stealing money from an elderly woman. >>

Safety Upgrades for Horseheads School District

Parents of the Horseheads School District should feel more at ease sending kids to school this Fall. >>

School Vaccination Changes

The New York State Department of Health has upped the dosage requirement for common vaccines. School Vaccination Changes >>

Bill Aimed at Sexual Assault on Campuses

Bipartisan bill takes aim at sexual assault on college campuses. >>

New Trash Pickup Service in Elmira

If you have a lot of trash piling up at your house, the City of Elmira is giving you one free ticket to get it off your hands. >>

"Orange" Wine Coming to Seneca Lake Winery

Shaw vineyard is introducing their orange wine this weekend and is among the first of it's kind in the Finger Lakes region. "Orange" Wine Coming to Seneca Lake Winery >>

Bear Hunting Season Changes

Changes are in effect for bear hunting season just days before recent sightings in Elmira Heights. >>

Changes coming to Millport Post Office

Big changes are coming to the Millport Post Office after years of losing money and decrease in traffic. >>

Wineries Say No to Gas Storage in Finger Lakes

A few Finger Lakes wineries are heading to the capitol today to fight to keep gas storage facilities out of what they call the NAPA of the Northeast. >>

Elmira College Cheer Team Heads to Nationals

The Elmira College Cheerleading team has something to cheer about this morning. The girls have once again secured a spot in next year's National Competition, earning their sixth consecutive Gold Paid bid. >>

Voters Approve Construction Costs for Newfield Schools

Newfield Central School District has the green light from voters to complete needed renovations. >>

2 Black Bears Spotted in Elmira Heights

Two Black Bears have been spotted in Elmira Heights. >>

Chemung County looks to Privatize Dental Clinic

After losing over $300,000 last year, the county is looking to hand over ownership of the Chemung County Dental Clinic. >>

Vandals Target Bradford County’s Oldest Church

The Old Methodist Church in Burlington, PA has been trashed and broken into repeatedly. Now committee members are looking to do something about it. >>

Camp Good Days Welcomes Int’l Campers

Kid's from around the world, battling cancer, are coming together in the Finger Lakes. Camp Good Days has recovered after flash flooding ruined the site in May. >>

C-PP District Improvements

The Corning-Painted Post School District is one step closer to a multimillion dollar district wide improvement project. >>

New Grandstands at the Chemung County Fairgrounds

Chemung County leaders introduce the newly built grandstands at the Chemung County Fair. >>

The Future of Food and Agriculture at Cornell

The U.S Secretary of Agriculture is making a visit to Cornell University today to talk about the future of well, agriculture. >>

Farm Funding for Returning Veterans

New York State Senator Chuck Schumer wants funding for returning veterans who want to go into farming. >>

Corning Incorporated 2nd Quarter Earnings

Corning Incorporated is expected to release this year's earnings from Quarter 2. >>

The Chemung County Fair Begins Today

An almost 200 year old Chemung County tradition is back. The Chemung County Fair kicks of this morning. >>

Corning Inc. Donates over $1.8 Million to BoldlyGo Institute

Corning Incorporated has donated $1.8 million in high-tech components for a telescope. >>

Back to Work in Steuben County

A program launched in Steuben County 20 years ago is showing overwhelming success. The Mobile Work Crews program gives people getting temporary assistance, practical real world experience. >>

Elmira Elk's Club Scholarship

The Elmira Elk's Club held it's first annual scholarship award event on Tuesday night, and to help make it all possible, the lodge had an unusual partner.. >>

Funeral Set for Man Killed in Corning Train Accident

Funeral services will be held Monday for the 25 year old man who was hit and killed by a train in Corning last Wednesday. >>

Missing Lindley Couple FOUND

A couple that went missing last week in Lindley has been found. >>

Fatal Farming Accident

A Seneca Falls man is dead after a farming accident in Covert >>

Sperr Memorial Park to be Leased to Town

Chemung County will be leasing Sperr Memorial Park to the Town of Big Flats. >>

Missing Steuben County Man Found

After a massive, multiple agency search on July 25, a Steuben County man is found and sits in jail. >>

Emergency demolition to be done in downtown Elmira

The city of Elmira has called for an emergency demolition to be done to the old Rosenbuams and Marvins buildings in downtown Elmira. >>

Ithaca Trucking Ideas

Last month, tragedy struck Ithaca after a tractor trailer slammed into a building, killing 1 person inside. Now, the city is looking at ways to prevent that from happening again. >>

Local Authors Highlight Local History

The Chemung County Historical Society and the Christmas House in Elmira hosted a book signing for the Images of America Series. >>

Man Arrested in Deadly Hit and Run

33-year old Jason Townsend, of Nichols was arrested Saturday. Police said he turned himself into them hours after the crash. >>

Sen. Gillibrand Visits Small Businesses in Corning

Roughly half a million dollars will be coming to small businesses in the Southern Tier this year. >>

Elmira Stabbing

A women was stabbed yesterday night in Elmira. >>

Gas Station Burglary

An Endicott woman has been charged with burglary after breaking into a gas station and stealing over $3,000 in instant lottery tickets and cigarettes. >>

Steuben Co. Man Goes Missing

A state police helicopter hovered and k-9 units sniffed as investigators searched for a Prattsburg who went missing earlier this week. He was last seen going for a walk. >>

Arel Moodie speaks at this years Spring into the Future event

CSS Workforce New York hosted their second annual Spring into the Future event designed to help young adults in the workforce. >>

Elmira Buildings to be Demolished

The former Rosenbaum's, and Marvin's building on Water Street in Elmira, will be no more as of next week. >>

Promotions and Additions at EFD

Five promotions and two new additions were announced at the Elmira Fire Department. >>

Uprooted Tree Removed

A homeowner is picking up the pieces after yesterday's rain, hail and wind caused a tree to collapse onto a home in Horseheads. >>

Unmanned Military Helicopter Homecoming

It was a special military homecoming in Owego earlier today for the first unmanned helicopter, known as the K-MAX. >>

Lt. Governor Jim Cawley visits Mansfield

Lt. Governor, Jim Cawley, visits Mansfield to discuss new jobs in the Northern Tier and a new pension program. >>

Back to School Donation Drive

Catholic Charities and local businesses are teaming up to help kids in need be ready for the new school year. >>

Future of Horseheads Animal Shelter

A Horseheads animal shelter may be losing its funding and if it does, all of the animals will be heading to Elmira. >>

$300 Thousand in Damage on Coon Hollow Rd.

Flash flooding about two weeks ago completely destroyed Coon Hollow road in the town of Beaver Dams and Orange. The road has been closed for about two weeks after rain and water from Beaver Pond rushed in. >>

Severe thunderstorm hits Horseheads and leaves thousands without power

More than 6,000 people are without power after a severe thunderstorm hits Chemung County. >>

Missing Lindley Couple

The New York State Police are looking for two people that went missing early Monday >>

Shots Fired near Ithaca’s West Village

Yesterday night Ithaca Police responded to shots fired near the West Village. >>

Stabbing Suspect Turns Himself In

A man involved in a stabbing in the West Village on Sunday has turned himself into police. >>

UPDATE: Man Hit by Train Identified

On Wednesday afternoon, a man was struck and killed by a train in Corning near Spruce Street and Bridge Street Extension. >>

Valois Man Wins NY Lottery

A Schuyler County man is waking up $1 million dollars richer this morning. >>

Finger Lakes Land Trust Donation

The Finger Lakes Land Trust received a big land donation today! >>

Corning Stabbing

A Corning man is recovering after being stabbed this afternoon, in what was believed to be a fight by agreement. >>

Lansing Cliff Rescue

A 12 year old boy in Lansing slipped and fell off a cliff near the Cargill Salt Mine. >>

Contamination Concerns: Ithaca Development

A 35 unit apartment complex it's is in last stage of approval before breaking ground; however information brought to light by environmentalist may be causing some push back to the plans. >>

Horseheads and Elmira Heights School District talk of possible merger.

Horseheads School District and Elmira Heights School District talk about possible merger to happen in 2016. >>

IPD Search for Man Considered Armed and Dangerous

A man considered armed and dangerous is still on the loose in Ithaca. >>

Driver Identified in Garage Crash

Police have released the name of the man who crashed his car into a garage late Sunday night. >>

Fatal Car Accident in Bradford County

Police say alcohol could be to blame for a deadly car accident in Bradford County over the weekend, where a 16-year-old boy died. >>

Wegmans Recalls Peaches, Nectarines and Black Plums after Listeria Contamination

Wegmans recalls certain fruit and bakery goods after California packaging company finds positive samples of Listeria. >>

Elmira Native Arrested in FL Sex Sting

An Elmira native is among 16 people who were arrested recently in a sex sting operation in Central Florida. >>

45 Guns Remain from Scott’s Guns Burglary

9 months after close to 50 guns were stolen from Scott's Guns in Horseheads, investigators have recovered 4. They are calling on the public and offering a reward to help get these weapons off the street. >>

Elmira Street Painting Festival Recap

Downtown Elmira got a makeover this weekend as local artist painted the town. >>

Upstate Brewing Planning Expansion

Upstate Brewing plans to more than double tap room and add more tanks. >>

Elmira Street Painting Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

It's going to be a colorful weekend in Downtown Elmira. That's because the 7th annual Street Painting Festival begins tomorrow. >>

Aggressive Panhandling In Ithaca

Community workers are calling on officials to address aggressive panhandling in the city that has been on the rise this year. >>

Local Ukrainians Anxious, Devastated

Southern Tier Ukrainians with roots back at home, have been closely watching as conflicts have escalated over the past several months. With word of today's crash, Gloria Misnick, of Corning is anxiously awaiting more information. >>

Neighbors react to Corning soil study

As the soil study continues, residents in the Houghton plot get answers to what's to come. >>

Elmira Library Renamed

On Thursday night, dozens of people packed into the district library board meeting to voice their thoughts on bringing back the old "Steele Memorial Library" name. >>

Cuomo Raises 8 Million for Reelection

NY Gov. Cuomo raises $8.5M for re-election. >>

Three Area Businesses Make Semifinals

A few area businesses are now finalists in a global competition. >>

S.Tier Residents Get A Ride To Work

Leaders from Steuben and Chemung counties came together to bring the Rideshare program to the region. >>

Elmirans Rally to Preserve Library’s History

It's a fear of forgetting the past, for some local Elmirans. This past Fall, Steele Memorial Library in Elmira was changed to "Central Library." >>

Grand Re-Opening of Starr Barn Agriculture Exhibit

A revamped exhibit opens up at the Benjamin Patterson Inn, located in Corning. >>

Officers Train With Heroin Antidote

A drug that's been around for years is being made more readily available to first responders, to help save lives. >>

Corning hires Weston Solutions to test residents’ soil

Corning hires Weston Solutions to test residents soil for hazardous contaminants, after lead, cadmium and arsenic were found. >>

Roof of Home Torn Away by Storm

The roof of a home in the Town of Reading was completely blown off by Sundays storm. >>

Bank Employee Charged with Stealing

A Steuben County bank Employee is charged with allegedly stealing from customers. >>

Attempted Robbery at Ithaca Store

Police still searching for the man who allegedly robbed the Byrne Dairy in Ithaca. >>

First Baby Born in New Guthrie Corning Hospital

The first baby was born in the new Guthrie Corning Hospital on July 13th at 6:34 AM. >>

Cayuga Heights Burglary

A Village of Cayuga Heights resident returned home to their home being burglarized >>

Waverly Restaurant Fire

A restaurant fire in Waverly on Sunday night left a women with serious injures. >>

Trolley into Twain Country Begins Tomorrow.

The Trolley into Twain Country will begin tomorrow. >>

Schuyler Co. Tornado Brings Major Damage

One family is left without a home, after Sunday's tornado ripped the roof off. No one was injured; however, a young woman and her grandparents, just feet from the twister say it's a miracle they're alive. >>

Finger Lakes Wine Festival Recap

Thousands of People from all over New York and neighboring regions visited the famous race track - not for speed but for the annual Finger Lakes Wine Festival. >>

3 Arrested in Horseheads Gun Store Burglary

Horseheads Police Department arrested three individuals in connection with the Scott’s Guns theft back In October. >>

Boating For A Cure On Seneca Lake

The 4th annual, Boating For A Cure kicked off today to raise money for cancer research and treatment. >>

Boating For A Cure Kick Off This Weekend

The 4th annual, Boating For A Cure kicks off tomorrow at Montour Falls Marina. >>

Millport Gluten Free Store Opens

A local business in the Southern Tier is opening up, catering to the gluten free population. >>

Ithaca Robbery

Two men are still on the loose, following a robbery in Ithaca on Tuesday morning. >>

Launch of the Lake Toga Party at WGI

Today is the first day of the Fingerlakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen International and people are celebrating with a toga party. >>

Finger Lakes Wine Tasting At WGI

The three day festival at Watkins Glen International kicks of tomorrow. >>

NYSEG Offering Dry Ice & Bottled Water

NYSEG is giving away dry ice and bottled water to residents of Ithaca experiencing power outages. >>

NYSEG Power Update

NYSEG is expecting to have the entire Ithaca area restored with power before the end of the day. >>

"Who’s Side Are You On" Campaign

The "who's side are you on" campaign is focused on educating voters for the upcoming congressional election. >>

Disaster Preparedness Training

New York State is working to make sure people are more prepared for emergency situations, before they happen. >>

ECSD Tackles Bullying

After a string of alleged bullying incidents in the Elmira City School District, the district is taking a deeper look into its policy and procedures. >>

Elmira Clear Garbage Bags

If you're going to take out the trash in the city of Elmira, you better listen up. Later this year, a change is coming, and it will make things a bit clearer. >>

PA Budget Passes

After a long two week process, Pennsylvania lawmakers come to an agreement on the 2014-15 state budget. >>

Four Dead After Storms Destroy NY Homes

Official: 4 dead after homes collapse in NY storms. >>

Shots Fired in Elmira, No Injuries

Elmira Police say shots were fired on the 500 Block of West Third Street in Elmira. >>

Ithaca Affected By Storm

In the Fall Creek section of Ithaca, reports of down trees damaged three vehicles. >>

Tornado Destroys Homes In Northern Tier

As our First Warning Weather Team reported last night, strong winds hit parts of Bradford County damaging homes and land in it's wake. >>

Wells Township Aggrevated Assault

An Elmira man is in jail, after police say he attacked another man at his ex-girlfriend's home in Bradford County. >>

Thousands in Tompkins Co. Still Without Power

Thousands of people in Tompkins County are still without power, after the strong storms ripped down electrical wires and trees. >>

9 Year Old Crashes Truck

Waverly Police responded to a report of a drunk driver last night, but when they arrived on scene they found the driver was only nine years old. >>

$46k Missing from Elmira Heights VFW

More than $46,000 is missing from the Heights VFW and the previous president, Duane Sprague, is being accused. >>

Casino Application Summaries Released

New York casino applicants promise economic boost. >>

Invasive Species Awareness Week in NY

Governor Cuomo announces first invasive species week in New York. >>

Congressman Tom Reed Tours CAF USA

Earlier today, Congressman Tom Reed toured CAF U-S-A in Elmira, as the train maker dispatched their first set of passenger cars to Albany. >>

President Approves Federal Disaster Declaration

]--President Obama has approved a Federal Major Disaster Declaration for areas hit by flooding in May. >>

Ithaca business incubator to open soon

Rev Ithaca Startup Works is a place for entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses in the Southern Tier. >>

Sikorsky Site Eyed For Immigration Center

With the overwhelming amount of immigrants coming from Central America, FEMA is looking for holding center throughout the country. >>

Summer Food Service Program Begins

Every Summer, thousands of children in the Twin Tiers rely on the federally-funded Summer Feeding Program which provides kids with two nutritious meals a day. The program started today at the Ernie Davis Community Center. >>

Weekend Shooting In Elmira

One man was hurt in a shooting in Elmira over the weekend. >>

Welfare Fraud Arrest In Bath

A Bath man was arrested over the weekend for welfare fraud. >>

Unemployment Fraud Arrest

A Bath woman has been arrested for getting unemployment benefits, when she didn't even qualify for them. >>

Benches dedicated to honor former judge Peter Buckley

Two benches were dedicated outside of the Elmira Courthouse, in honor of former Chemung County Judge, Peter Buckley. >>

Guilty Plea in PA Animal Cruelty Case

Guilty Plea in PA Animal Cruelty Case >>

Elmira Heights Meth Lab

A meth Lab was found in Elmira Heights over the weekend. >>

Weekend Animal Cruelty Charges

Two more people have been charged in Elmira after leaving their dogs in hot cars. >>

Camp Good Days Reopens

Camp Good Days and Special Times is back open after May's Flash Flooding ruined the camp site that serves kids and families battling cancer. >>

Corning approves Corrective Action Plan

The city of Corning passed a corrective action plan to create a better checks and balances system to prevent financial fraud. >>

String of Violent Incidents in Ithaca

A string of violent events shook the City of Ithaca, not too long after the city's fireworks celebration Thursday night. >>

The Windmill helps Christmas for the Needy replace ruined toys

The Windmill Farm Market is collecting toys and donation for non-profit Christmas for the Needy after toys were ruined in flood. >>

4th of July Treats

We met up with Alex Emanuel, of Elmira, and she shared some of her favorite Fourth of July recipes. >>

Fireworks: Behind The Scenes

WENY gets a first hand look at the preparation of the fireworks show with Young Explosives in Corning. >>

Catholic Charities Offering Assistance

Catholic Charities of Steuben County, through Turning Point Hornell, is offering assistance. >>

Attn. Target Shoppers: No Guns Allowed

Another retail giant joins in on the gun debate. Target revised its policy, asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores. >>

Avoiding Holiday Road Rage

As the holiday weekend approaches, more cars will be on the road, and more drivers coping with holiday traffic. >>

Car Seat Safety

Graco recalled almost 2 million car seats. Learn more about care seat safety and how you can protect your child. >>

Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Police Shootout

No one injured in gun battle >>

Road Rage Incident

A road rage incident on I-86 led to one man being stabbed. >>

Guilty Plea in Home Burglary

The man who beat an Elmira woman in her home, stole her purse and ran, has plead guilty to burglary. >>

Tom Reed introduces Roofing Efficiency Jobs Act

Tom Reed spoke at Evans Roofing Company about a possible 40,000 new jobs under the Roofing Efficiency Job Act. >>

Corning Soil Study

Are there more contaminants surrounding the Corning- Painted Post East expansion project? That's what a Department of Environmental Conservation study will answer. >>

Ithaca Hit & Run Suspect in Custody

The man wanted for running off after hitting an unmarked police car in Ithaca is now in custody. >>

Steuben Co. Health Care Facility Goes Private

After years of fiscal distress to keep it open, Steuben Co. sold the Steuben Co. Health Care facility for to a privately owned company. >>

Fresh Air Fund - The Fullers

A look into the Fresh Air Program with the Fullers. >>

Owego Lockheed Contract

Lockheed Martin-Owego employees celebrated a major contract on Wednesday. The company just finalized a $1.2B contract for combat rescue helicopters. >>

Three Arrests in Waverly Drug Bust

Three people are behind bars this morning, after a lengthy drug investigation. >>

Firefighter Eating Challenge

It's firefighter against firefighter in tonight's rib eating challenge. >>

Twin Tiers Ice Cream Tour 2014

Join Good Morning Twin Tier's Craig Flint and Kellie Meyer as the search the Tiers for the best cone. >>

Overnight Shooting in Bath

NYS Police confirm a shooting happened overnight Monday. >>

What’s Next For Brand Park Pool

An Elmira City Councilman is fighting to repair a historic landmark on the city's Southside. >>

Summer Scorchers Begin

Ready or not, the Summer swelter starts now. For some, there's no avoiding the sizzling temperatures. >>

Neighborhood Food Hubs

Food hubs expand throughout Tompkins County. >>

Texas Roadhouse Ribs Challenge

There was fire, and there was smoke. But that's not what brought four Southern Tier fire departments together on Tuesday. It was the ribs. >>

Christmas House Opens In Elmira

It's Christmas in July, the Christmas House in Elmira is open for its 31st season >>

Road Work On Route 13 In Dryden

Starting today, June 30th, crews will begin road work on Route 13 in the village and town of Dryden. >>

Blood Drive At St. Joseph’s Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital is hosting a Type 'O' blood drive today, from 1 to 6PM. >>

NY Court Rules on Municipal Fracking Bans

Court sides with localities over zoning law changes to ban fracking >>

Chemung County Sheriff Lieutenant Retires

Chemung county Sheriff's deputies say farewell to one of their own today. >>

Tioga Downs Submits Gaming License Application

Tioga Downs submitted application to be award a full gaming license in New York state. >>

NY Top Court: Favors Local Fracking Bans

The New York State Court of Appeals ruling has far-reaching implications on the future of natural gas drilling in the Southern Tier. >>

Latest GM Recalls

General Motors has been in the hot seat the past couple of months after millions of their cars have been recalled because of a faulty ignitions. On Monday, more than 7 million more GM vehicles were recalled. >>

Corning Graduations Mark End Of An Era

The graduating class from Corning East and West High made history this weekend. The long time rivalry will come to an end Starting this fall. >>

Military Appreciation At The Glen

The Military and Veterans Appreciation Event was host to service members from World War II to active duty personnel, this weekend. >>

4th of July Starts Early in Elmira

The fourth of July celebrations are starting early in Elmira. >>

EastSide Market Opens

Elmira's EastSide Market opens for it's 10th season Friday. >>

Food Network Star Cooks Family Recipe

Food Network Star and Ithacan Emma Frisch cooking food with roots. >>

House Fire in Cayuta

House fire in Cayuta around 7AM Friday morning. >>

Sports Car Driver Stops by GMTT

WENY, your home for Watkins Glen International Racing, is gearing up for a big weekend at the Glen. >>

Kids Eligible for Healthy, Free Food

Thousands of those kids who rely on reduced or free lunches during the school year are still eligible for healthy meals through the Summer through the Summer Food Service Program. >>

Funding to Decrease NYS Unemployment

Millions of dollars in funding is coming to New York State, hoping to decrease the unemployment rate. >>

Guthrie Corning Hospital Ribbon Cutting

Guthrie Corning Hospital cut the ribbon this morning on its new high-tech facility. >>

Horseheads Police Chief Retires

Horseheads Police Department announced today that Chief Michael Barton will be retiring after 21 years of Service. >>

Watkins Glen Booming Business

A look at how the Watkins Glen raceway helps local businesses. >>

Tioga Woman Plots Killing Of Estranged Husband

A Tioga County woman is to stand trial for plotting to kill her husband. >>

Governor Cuomo Gives $13M To Farms In NY

Farms across New York are getting a little extra help to improve their water quality. >>

Corning Farmers Markets Start Today

A local farmers market is ready to open for the season. Corning Farmers Market starts today. >>

Regional Projects To Receive Funding

The Regional Economic Development Council of the Southern Tier is now deciding what projects will receive funding this year. >>

Tax $ at Work: Church St. Construction

Tax dollars are being put to use in Elmira, as road construction season is well underway. >>

Alfred Stabbing

Jacob Gray dead after stabbing wound in Alfred. >>

WGI Racecar Ride Along

It's that time of the year again! Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen is fast approaching. On Thursday, Continental Tire hosted a racecar ride along. >>

Watkins Glen Middle School Closing Ceremonies

A middle school in Watkins Glen, built in the early 1930's, held its goodbye ceremony Wednesday. >>

ECSD Code Of Conduct Changes

In school news, there's a meeting tonight to talk about changes in the Elmira City School Districts code of conduct. >>

Unemployment Report For The Twin Tiers

The number of unemployed in Elmira has gone down in the past year. >>

New Planned Parenthood In Ithaca

Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes cut the ribbon on a brand new building in Ithaca, earlier today. >>

Ryan Johnson, one of Ithaca’s bravest

Ryan Johnson was one of the people that rushed into Simeon's Restaurant after the accident. >>

Looking Back: New Technology Since ’72 Flood

Around this time, over 40 years ago, the Twin Tiers were under water from Hurricane Agnes. Since then, Steuben County's Emergency Management Office has made advancements in technology to better prepare neighbors. >>

2014 World Gliding Championship

Harris Hill is the birthplace of soaring in the United States, and now local pilots are taking the global stage. >>

Watkins Glen Middle School Closing Ceremonies

The school is being turned into Senior Housing >>

New Tops Coming to Corning

Tops grand opening in Corning Tuesday. >>

Non Profit Celebrates Five Years

Trinity of Chemung County is celebrating their 5th Anniversary with an open house. >>

Trinity to Combat Heroin

Trinity of Chemung hosted open house to celebrate 5th anniversary. New programs include Opiate Program. >>

Teen Arrested for Providing Alcohol

Another arrest in Steuben County for providing alcohol to minors. >>

Amber Alert System

The success of the AMBER Alert system works and how you can sign up to receive alerts if you don't already. >>

Southport Fire

Firefighters in Southport were called out to a house fire on Tuesday night. >>

Memorial Remembers a Life Lost in Ithaca

The City of Ithaca is still in recovery mode Monday morning. Just days after a tractor trailer crashed into a popular restaurant in the heart of the city. Claiming the life of an employee inside. >>

Screening Brings Ithaca Community Together

As the city mourned the loss of a local staple and the life lost inside, one event brought the community together. >>

Ithaca working together to create memorial and save building

Simeons in Ithaca is be cleaned out and a memorial has been put out front. >>

Unfunded Mandates

The "Let NY Work" coalition says that unfunded mandates are the primary cause of New York having the highest property taxes in the country. >>

Cuomo Signs Heroin Legislation Into Law

Laws tackle addiction treatment, drug trafficking and law enforcement >>

Horseheads, Heights District Consolidation Study

The Horseheads and Elmira Heights Central School Districts picked the Western New York Educational Service Council as the consultants to do a consolidation feasibility study. >>

Teacher Evaluation Changed

Low-rated teachers in New York won't be at risk of losing their jobs based simply on student performance on the new Common Core tests >>

BREAKING NEWS: Tractor Trailer Crash

A tractor trailer has crashed into a restaurant on the corner of the Ithaca Commons. >>

UPDATE: Victim, Driver ID’d in Ithaca Crash

Hauler crashes into downtown restaurant >>

Elmira Man Charged with Attempted Homicide

Joshua Demellier Charged in Shooting Case >>

73RD PA State Laurel Festival

The 73rd Annual Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival is well underway this weekend in Wellsboro. >>

Tractor Trailer crash in Ithaca Commons

A tractor trailer crashed into Simeons restaurant in Ithaca. 1 person dead, 4 injured. >>

Big Flats Community Days is Back

An annual event that kicks off the summer season is back. >>

Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation

Spear 7 Stables is buying horses that have been starved and abused and restoring them back to health for adoption. >>

S.E. Steuben Co. Library Pitches New Proposal

Last winter, voters in Steuben County rejected a funding plan for the library in Corning. Voters will get their say on a scaled back proposal this Fall, one the library says is a more secure finding approach. >>

New Guthrie Hospital to open in July

The new Guthrie Hospital in Corning is set to open on July 12th. >>

2nd Annual Bath VA Mental Health Summit

The Bath VA Medical Center is putting the focus on the Mental Health of Veterans. >>

Corning Post Office Name Change

The Corning post office is one step closer to being named after a local fallen hero. >>

Elmira Heights School District Elections

Voters in the Elmira Heights School District are set to head to the polls today after a tie in the May elections. >>

Southern Tier Receives Affordable Housing Fund

Here in the Southern Tier, upwards of a million dollars will help low-income homeowners make home improvements. >>

Albany Agenda: Heroin, Common Core & Medical Marijuana

Major decisions impacting your child's education, medical marijuana, and heroin hit the forefront as the legislative session in Albany comes to a close. >>

Assembly Calls for Moratorium Extension

Legislation approved by the New York State Assembly that continues a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for the next three years remains on the table for the Senate. >>

Jasper Troupsburg School Board Member Arrested

Accused of allowing underage drinking at home >>

Parental Liability

Now that graduation is around the corner. Find out the many reasons why parents should not allow underage drinking. >>

30th Annual Mark Twain Scholars Dinner

High school Seniors from nine area schools received special honors tonight. >>

Fire Alarm At Guthrie Corning Hospital

Fire crews responded to the new Corning hospital for a possible fire. >>

Suicide Prevention Bill for PA Schools

Youth suicide, genocide may see school discussion. >>

Fishing and Hunting Licenses for Vets

Disabled veterans could qualify for low-cost fishing and hunting licenses under a pair of bills approved by the Pennsylvania House. >>

Cuomo Asks for Flooding Aid

Gov. Cuomo seeks flood disaster aid for western NY. >>

ACSD Breaks Ground on New Project

The Addison Central School District hosted a ground breaking ceremony for their future facilities earlier today. >>

Cuomo not to sign medical marijuana bill

Governor Cuomo chose not to sign the Compassionate Care Act which would legalize marijuana. >>

Penn Yan Flash Flood: One Month Later

Recovery is still underway a month after flood waters ravaged Penn Yan and the Keuka Lake area. State Aid was announced a few weeks ago. Governor Cuomo is now, calling on the President to open up FEMA aid. >>

Ithaca Gorges

Ithaca Police hoping to keep people off unmarked trails in order to prevent injury. >>

Addison Budget Re-vote

Addison voters came out for round 2, and the revised 2014-2015 school year budget for Addison CSD passed. >>

Job Fair for Nurses

Nursing job fair Monday in Elmira. >>

Car Larceny Investigation

Investigation into numerous vehicle larcenies in Chemung County. >>

Bridge Work Starts This Week in Horseheads

State Route 223 bridge over Newtown Creek in the town of Horseheads. >>

Wrong Way Accident In Horseheads

Horseheads Police respond to the scene of an accident on I-86 near Denny's. >>

Reed Honors Spelling Bee Champ

Hathwar given official Statement for the Record by Congressman Reed. >>

Hoose in Court on Child Abuse Charges

Stephan Hoose and Michelle Campbell appeared in court on child abuse charges. >>

Corning Post Office Renaming

On Tuesday, The U.S. House of Representatives is set to decide on a bill that would honor fallen U.S. Army Specialist Ryan Jayne. >>

’Mountain Day’ for ECSD Students

6th graders in the Elmira City School District spent their school day at First Arena. >>

State Grants Awarded to So. Tier Libraries

Steele Memorial Library is among 10 libraries in the Southern Tier getting help for renovations through New York's Library Construction Grant Programs. >>

Senate Focuses on Medicaid Fraud

The New York State Senate is making sure money granted through Medicaid is going where it should be. >>

Rainbow Run

Eldridge Park hosted the first annual Rainbow Run put on by the YWCA. >>

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th happens once, twice, maybe even 3 times a year. But having a full moon on Friday the 13th is quite the coincidence. >>

Spellerbration for Hathwar

From Jimmy Kimmel to the Capitol, the celebrations for our local spelling bee champ aren't over just yet. >>

Wegmans Ice Recall

A new food recall to tell you about this morning, and it might be something you'll be grabbing a lot this summer. >>

Gazebo Built to Honor Fallen Deputy

A gazebo was built at Eldridge Park to honor fallen Chemung County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Alexander. >>

FDA Backs Down On Cheese Regulation

The FDA opened the discussion that cheese makers would no longer be allowed to age their cheese on wooden boards because it's deemed unsanitary. >>

Chemung Co. SPCA Changes Directions

The Chemung County SPCA wants to change the focus of its mission, no longer interested in providing dog control or investigating reports of animal cruelty. Instead, Elmira Animal Control may be picking up the services. >>

Seneca Wine Boat Tours

A new boating activity to open up in Watkins Glen. >>

SPCA Shelter Groundbreaking

On Thursday in Steuben County, the Fingerlakes SPCA broke ground at the site where a new 5,900 square foot shelter will be built. >>

YWCA Tribute to Women

Three local women were honored by the YWCA for their community service contributions in the Twin Tiers. >>

Gov. Cuomo Pitches Heroin Legislation

Governor Andrew Cuomo enters the heroin conversation, pitching his approach to combat the epidemic. >>

Southern Tier Woman Fights Adoption Ban

Advocacy group, Both Ends Burning met with leaders in Washington, DC fighting to open adoption between American Families and Nepali orphans. >>

New Motel to Opens in Watkins

Watkins Motel opens up in downtown Watkins Glen and rooms are already filling up >>

Free Ice Cream Day

No better way to beat the heat than with an ice cold ice cream cone! Even better when it’s free! >>

Second Arrest Made in Toddler Abuse

Campbell charged with two counts of assault for burning a toddler. >>

Lampricide Treatment Cancelled in Catharine Creek

The DEC was suppose to treat Catharine Creek to combat Sea Lamprey, but was cancelled because of high water. >>

Mother Arrested for Burning Toddler

A Steuben County mother is behind bars- charged for allegedly burning her child with a lit cigarette and hot oven. >>

LPG Facility Controversy

Environmental group 'Gas Free Seneca' is threatening to sue, if the state gives the green light to the project. >>

Man Charged with Weapon Posession

A 25 year old was arrested and charged after Elmira police say he ran from the car after he was pulled over on Sunday. >>

Over 100 Ride for Wounded Warriors

Hundreds of motorcycles out for a ride for veterans. >>

23 Bills Pass Senate to Combat Heroin Uptick

State lawmakers are in session for another two weeks and today they scrambled to combat what's being called a growing epidemic here in the Southern Tier. >>

Corning Couple Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Both riders thrown, pronounced dead at the scene >>

Protestors against the Chemung County Landfill Expansion

Over 30 people stood in front of the Chemung County Legislators to speak against the expansion of the landfill located in Lowman, NY. >>

Schuyler County LPG Facility

It was a big turnout on Monday night at the Schuyler County Legislative building in Watkins Glen. The legislature was set to vote on the proposed LPG storage facility. >>

Elmira Homicide Investigation Continues

Elmira police confirm 22-year-old Ellis Kittles of Elmira was stabbed and killed early Saturday morning, at the intersection of South Main Street and West Chemung Place. >>

New NY Boating Regulations

Fighting the invasive species in New York's Finger Lakes is high on lawmakers priority list. >>

Free Donut Day

Free Donut for National Donut Day >>

Schooled On River Safety

It was safety first for Parley Coburn Elementary students. Instructors of the river safety program say it's important to teach river safety at an early age to prevent any accidents in the future. >>

Bath Infant Thrown into Chair

Police say an infant is recovering after being thrown into a chair. He has a fractured skull, bruising, and severe eye injuries. >>

CPR Awareness

CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and learning how to provide CPR could mean the difference between life and death for a victim. >>

Pioneers First Hometown Hero

Dakota Dickerson, an 11 year old battling cancer, was this seasons first Hometown Hero. >>

Tioga Downs is "All In"

Tioga Downs is launching a "all in" campaign for community members to show their support for a full gaming license. >>

Bill to Expand Medicaid to Working Poor

New effort to expand Medicaid takes step in House. >>

Little League World Series Turns 75

75 years on, Little League still swings big bat. >>

Local Auto Body Shop Robbed

Guidi's Collision Services was broken into overnight Tuesday, the only thing taken was a safe with about $30,000 inside. WENY's Kellie Meyer talked with the owner just after he heard the news. >>

Odessa Montour Relay Recess

Students over at Odessa Montour High School got out to enjoy the weather this morning, for their relay recess. >>

Growing Season Late for Wine

Spring weather couldn't come sooner for some wineries here in the Finger Lakes. They've been waiting to see what the results of a brutal Winter are. >>

Cleaning Up ’Zombie Homes’

Mayors across several cities, including Elmira, are backing The proposal by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman that would make banks and other lenders responsible for foreclosed homes. >>

UPDATE: Watkins Glen State Park Incident

On Thursday night, scanner reports indicated an unresponsive person was in the gorge after falling roughly 200 feet at the Watkins Glen State Park. >>

CPR Training in NY High Schools

NY lawmakers urged to require CPR lesson in school. >>

Food Label Bill Passes Hurdle

GMO label bill passes another hurdle in New York. >>

UPDATE: Sewage Woes

Four homes in Elmira are safe after the possibility of being condemned, but at least one remains a health hazard after inches of sewage backed into the basement. >>

Ithaca Business Joins Start - Up Ny

Governor Andrew Cuomo officially announced the first wave of companies that will be locating and expanding for the start up New York campaign. >>

Backflow Preventer

WENY News spoke to a plumber to see how you can prevent sewage from backing up into your home. >>

Dream Act Uncertain in NY Senate

NY Assembly passes Dream Act - again. >>

PA Budget Problems

Corbett shuns tax increases amid worsening outlook. >>

Raw Sewage Leads to Eviction

An Elmira family has been evicted from their home because inches of raw sewage has backed up into their home. >>

Remembering Joel Clawson

The community remembers a local radio personality and passionate volunteer. >>

UPDATE: Elmira Home Condemned

Neighbors say that code enforcement officers will be on Juanita Street on Wednesday in Elmira to conduct inspections. Because of raw sewage, more homes could be condemned. >>

Late Night Shooting in Elmira

A dispute turned into gun shots fired late Sunday night in the City of Elmira. >>

Elmira Man Hunt

Elmira Police say a man grabbed a long gun and then ran into the woods after almost flipping his car. >>

Bicyclist Hit Riding Against Traffic

Another accident over the weekend, this one involving a person being hit while riding their bicycle. >>

Disaster Training in Horseheads

This weekend people will find out exactly what you need to do to get ready for a disaster like a flood. >>

Owego Firefighters Resign

After months of meetings and negotiations, 40 Owego Firefighters have turned in their uniforms and resigned from the department. >>

Corning Man Bit by Fox

Gerald Rose of Corning was simply cleaning his lawn mower on Saturday, but a potentially rabid fox had a different idea. He is now being treated for rabies. >>

New Staff for Owego Fire Dept.

Tonight was about a fresh start for the Owego Fire Department. >>

Truck Crashes into Home

A two door pick up truck crashed into the front room of a home in Elmira Heights. >>

Watkins Glen Boil Water Advisory

A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for Watkins Glen. >>

Journalist Vists Beecher Elementary

Kids at Beecher Elementary got a visit from a nationally renowned author. >>

Local School Adopts Digital Classroom

The Alternative School for Math and Science in Corning is taking technology to another level having the classroom experience all in a Samsung tablet. >>

Shock Inmates Help Missed at Dunn Field

Local municipalities are starting to feel the pinch as an end draws closer for Monterey Shock Incarceration Correction Facility in Schuyler County. >>

Local Boy Co- Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

14-year-old Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post and 13-year-old Ansun Sujoe of Texas were named co-champions in last night's Scripps National Spelling Bee. >>

Corning Free Academy Farewell

After 91 years of teaching students, Corning Free Academy was celebrated as it will be closing its doors next month. >>

IPD Saves Girl Dangling from Parking Garage

Ithaca Police officers quick action saved a woman's life. >>

NY Summer Camping Discounts

State leaders want you to get out and camp this summer. >>

Elmira Neighborhood Meeting

A neighborhood meeting happening Thursday night in Elmira. >>

Improvements Possible for Dunn Field

Opening day for Dunn Field is just a week away. For fans, improvements to the field could be in the future. >>

Wisner Market Open for Business

It's the return of an over 15 year tradition in Elmira. >>

BREAKING NEWS: NY State Trooper Killed in Line of Duty

Tooper hit and killed during traffic stop >>

Ferratella Joins City Judge Race

Jim Ferratella, held an official Campaign Kick Off and Open House luncheon at his new headquarters on Market Street. >>

State Reps Help Flood Victims

Governor Cuomo sent the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) Mobile Command Center to answer insurance questions for neighbors and businesses impacted by flash flooding around Keuka Lake and is offering some state aid to help. >>

CFA to Host Closing Ceremony

Building tours, ice cream social planned >>

Elmira Neighborhood Meeting

On Thursday night, Elmira City Councilman Joe Duffy hosted a neighborhood meeting. The event focused on neighborhood concerns and upcoming improvements at a local park. >>

Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Assembly

Medical marijuana legislation passes Assembly. >>

Ban Lifted, Boaters Told Watch For Debris

A special state of emergency and a ban prohibiting boat traffic have been lifted on two upstate New York lakes. >>

Corbett Wins One Union Endorsement

Corbett wins 1 union endorsement, hopes for more. >>

Swearing in Ceremony in Corning

New members were welcomed to the City of Corning's police and fire department. >>

Elmira College Under Investigation

Elmira College is now among 61 colleges and universities under investigation for its handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. >>

Buckle Up NY

New York State Police have seat belt checkpoints set up across the state for a zero tolerance enforcement effort. >>

25 Bills to Combat Heroin Uptick

After hearing from former addicts, law enforcement, counselors, and families who have lost loved ones to addictions, The NY Senate Task Force on Heroin & Opioid Addiction has proposed 25 pieces of legislation covering education, prevention, treatment and stricter criminal penalties. >>

Sen. O’Mara Co-Signs Bike Safety Bill

Senator O'Mara signed as the Co-Sponsor of new bike safety legislation. HE says it honors the memory of Matt Miller, a bicyclist who was struck and killed by a driver last month. >>

Global Manufacturing Initiative

The Obama administration has named the first communities that will receive special attention to help them attract global manufacturers, and the Finger Lakes region is one of them. >>

Sriram Hathwar Speaks with WENY

He's at it again, 14-year-old Sriram Hathwar from Painted Post is representing our region at the Scripps National Spelling Bee near our nation's capital. >>

Police Searching for Robbers

This happened Friday in Elmira >>

Astorino Wants Term Limits

He Listed Several Statewide Offices >>

Funding to Fight Heroin Use

Schumer asking for $100 million to curb heroin use. >>

Local Student Heads to National Spelling Bee

S-R-I-R-A-M. Two words you need to know this week, Sriram Hathwar. >>

@home Fundraiser Helps Local Homeless

Donations raised to help homeless from documentary premiere in Ithaca. >>

Poverty Forum Teaches Difficulties of Homelessness

Poverty simulation held in Painted Post. >>

Reed Fighting Hunger Incentive Act

Reed announces his Fighting Hunger Incentive Act. >>

One Year: Cornell Student Still Missing

It's been a year since Cornell University Senior, Christopher Dennis, disappeared during a camping trip with friends by Cayuga Lake. His body still hasn't been recovered, but loved ones say his memory lives on. >>

New App Keeping Residents Safe

The Schuyler County Emergency Management Office has adopted a new app called Ping4Alerts! This program will notify residents of emergencies in the area. >>

Addison School District Budget

The Addison Central School District budget for the 2014-2015 school year failed last week by only 9 votes. On Tuesday night, the board adopted a revised budget. >>

Tuskegee Airmen Reunited In Southern Tier

The Tuskegee Airmen were the honored guest at the Return of The Red Tails event at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Big Flats. >>

Grill Safety this Memorial Day

With Memorial Day upon us, many people may be firing up the grill for the first time in months. The Town and Country Fire Department says the number of accidents related to cooking increases over the holidays. >>

Corning Memorial Day Celebration

WENY was in Corning where the city held a big event for Memorial Day for the first time in the city's history. >>

TEAM COVERAGE: Glassfest Begins in Corning

Its the Fifth Annual Event >>

GlassFest Friday

Here is a list of events going on Friday at GlassFest. >>

Truck into Home in Erin

Late Last night, police and firefighters responded to a car into a house accident on Breesport road in Erin. >>

Boat Ban Impacting Holiday Tourism

Run off and debris that came from Penn Yan and the surrounding area continues to have an impact on Keuka Lake. A motor boat ban is causing some visitors to cancel Memorial Day weekend plans. >>

Patterson Bridge Re-Opened in Corning

Bridge opens in time for Memorial Day travel >>

2014 GlassFest Kicks Off

The 5th annual GlassFest in Corning continues today with a packed schedule of activities happening throughout the Gaffer District. >>

71 Arrested for Child Porn

A huge investigation in New York leads investigators to arrest 71 people charged with allegedly using the internet to collect and trade child pornography. >>

10th Annual Glovehouse BBQ

Glovehouse BBQ Thursday May 22 in Wisner Park in Elmira. >>

GlassFest Gallery Hop

Galleries along Market street will be hosting a Gallery Hop that will give the community a chance too see a variety of locally made art. >>

Palmesano Announces Re- Election Bid

Republican Phil Palmesano formally announced his re-election bid for a third term in the State Assembly today in Corning. >>

Scam Alert: Booking Vacations

It's that time of year where people are starting to look for rental properties for some nice time away, but a major website has been the target of scams. >>

Return Of The Redtails Event

On Saturday at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, the Tuskegee Airmen will be the honored guest at the Return of The Redtails Event. >>

Chicken BBQ to Support Glove House

The Glove House is hosting their 10th annual Chicken Barbeque, which kicks off the Spring Season at Wisner every year. >>

Nearly $10,000 Raised for Type 1 Diabetes

The Juvinile Diabetes Research Foundation Hockey Game in April raised nearly $10,000 to help here locally. >>

Hometown of Tom Wolf Very Proud

The name of the town is part of his heritage >>

Marty Chalk to Run for County Legislature

Will run for 10th district seat >>

Homeless Documentary Premiere at Cinemapolis

Homeless documentary premiere Thursday May 22 at Cinemapolis in Ithaca. >>

ECSD Bullying Statement

WENY provided multiple opportunities for the school Superintendent to answer questions about the district's efforts to prevent bullying. She declined our request for an on-camera interview. Instead, the Superintendent Hillary Austin issued a written statement. >>

Camping Pushed Back at Camp Good Days

Floodwaters from last week's flash flooding have ravaged Yates County's Camp Good Days and Special Times, a camp for people impacted by Cancer. >>

VA Scandal Has VFW Members Outraged

Local VFW members in the community say what happened at the VA in Phoenix isn't right and something needs to be done to better protect and care for those who served. >>

Special Report: Battling Bullies

Bullying in schools has become a national issue and the problem doesn't stray too far from home here in the Twin Tiers. >>

Lake Street Fire Deemed Suspicious

Vacant home had no utility service >>

Candles to Blame for Lormore Street Fire

Several dogs died in blaze >>

Parents Voice Bullying Concerns

During an Elmira City School District board meeting, several parents voiced their concerns about alleged repeated bullying incidents. >>

School Budget Vote May 20

A reminder Tuesday morning to get out and vote. >>

PA Primary Elections Results

WOLF AND CORBETT TO FACE OFF IN NOVEMBER ELECTIONS >>

School Budget Voting Results

Results Listed as they are Reported >>

PA Polls Open For Primary Election

Pennsylvania residents took to the polls today to vote in the Gubernatorial Primary Election. >>

Meals on Wheels Bike Deliveries

May is National Bike Month and now that it's warm outside, bikers are getting creative and helping senior citizens in need throughout Chemung County. >>

Voting Day: NY School Budgets

New York voters have some decisions to make on school budgets when they hit the polls today. >>

School Budget Voting Results

WENY News has the results from the 2014-2015 school budget votes around the area. >>

Flooding & Dock Damage on Keuka Lake

Neighbors around Keuka Lake are starting to clean up after the Lake level climbed nearly five inches. It's destroyed a number of docks and flooded basements. >>

Cuomo Announces Farmland Protection Fund

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced 20.5 million dollars in Farmland Protection to push efforts that will encourage agricultural growth. >>

New Sign Unveiled in Wisner Park

Sign complements Popcorn Truck carriage house >>

Flood Recovery Meeting

On Monday night, officials held a general meeting to inform the public on just exactly what was going on after last week's flooding that devastated Yates County. >>

Cohocton Hit and Run Arrest

Two arrested after a hit-and-run Saturday night in Cohocton. >>

POLICE: Secret Camera Suspect

Cornell University need your help finding a suspect that was using a camera to spy on girls in the women's bathroom. >>

Penn Yan Red Cross Info

The community that suffered huge losses last week due to flash flooding is still in recovery mode this morning. >>

Shooting in Elmira

Thursday night shooting in Elmira. >>

Woman Hurt in Elmira Stabbing

Details of a stabbing in Elmira Thursday night. >>

Heroin Task Force Takes to Elmira for Solutions

Heroin is becoming a growing concern throughout the country and lawmakers in New York are looking to the community for what resources are available for recovering addicts and which ones are lacking. >>

Penn Yan Recovery Efforts

Flash Flood warnings and heavy rains this morning, had residents of Penn Yan fearing the worse yet again. >>

Local Cadets Get Reality Based Training

Future officers from the Southern Tier Law Enforcement Academy in Corning received hands on, real life training in Bath. >>

FERC Approves Natural Gas Storage Increase

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a plan to increase the natural gas storage capacity at the Seneca Lake Storage Facility. >>

No Sweet Home The Jungle

WENY"s Kellie Meyer takes an in depth look at Ithaca's homeless encampment known as the Jungle. >>

Four Charged in Southport Drug Bust

Heroin, Marijuana recovered from apartment >>

Matt Miller Remembrance Ride

On Thursday night, over a hundred bicyclists came out to Eldridge Park in Elmira to not only remember Matt, but to raise awareness. >>

YWCA Pool Maintenance

A heads up for anyone who uses the pool at the YWCA in Elmira, it will be closing early the next couple of days. >>

Reform Could Help Spur Job Growth

The New York State Senate approved a regulatory reform package of bills, cutting the red tape that hurts small businesses and strangles economic growth. >>

Breaking News: Flooding in Penn Yan

We have reports of flooding up in Yates County this morning. Three to five inches of rainfall caused serious damage. >>

Penn Yan Flash Flooding Ravages Homes

Flash flooding has ravaged homes around Main Street in Penn Yan. Many neighbors have lost nearly everything with flood waters piling in at nearly 8 feet close to Jacobs Brook. >>

Historical Building Collapses in Penn Yan Flood

Rising flood waters caused an historical building to collapse. >>

Penn Yan Flooding: Businesses Damaged

Business owners in Penn Yan are estimating tens of thousands of dollars in damages in the aftermath of the flash flooding. >>

Penn Yan Flood Aftermath

The Fire Department and clean up crews were pumping basements and clearing the streets in the lower and upper ends of town. >>

Brittany's Law Passes Senate

Violent offender registry bill passes NY Senate. >>

Congressman Reed Tackles Sexual Assault

Congressmen Tom Reed, representatives from area colleges and local law enforcement met at Ithaca college to discuss how they can prevent and bring awareness about sexual assault. >>

National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

As the temperature warms up, unfortunately, so will the number of motorcycle accidents here in the Twin Tiers. It's motor cycle safety awareness month and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning bikers and drivers to be alert. >>

Sheriff Christopher Moss to be Astorino’s Running Mate

Formal Nominations will be Held Thursday >>

Lyme Disease On The Rise

In 2012, New York State had more than 2,000 confirmed cases of Lyme Disease, with Pennsylvania having more than double that amount. >>

Job Fair: Ithaca Mall

If you're in need of a job, head to the Ithaca Mall. The Shops at Ithaca Mall are hosting a Store Job fair this week. >>

Fun for All at Shriners Circus

Shriner's Circus came to Elmira over the weekend. >>

Marching for Babies in Corning

Hundreds marched through Corning Saturday morning in the annual March for Babies. >>

150th Street Signs In Elmira

Some downtown Elmira Streets will be getting a brand new look for Elmira's 150th Celebration. >>

American Beer Week Begins Today

American Craft Beer Week begins today and the industry is booming. >>

Corning Mother Dies After Boating Accident

A woman is dead after a boating trip with her daughter in the Chemung River. Their kayak overturned, pinning her against an uprooted tree. >>

We Ride for Those Who Died: Part 1

WENY is kicking off National Police week with a special story of a local Fallen Officer. >>

We Ride for Those Who Died- Part 2

Nearly 2,000 police officers and their families were in Washington, D.C. today – including the Dupay brothers. >>

ATV Safety Tips

New York State and Pennsylvania have some of the highest ATV related fatalities in the country. With the weather getting warmer and warmer, we have some ATV safety tips. >>

Owego Apalachin Hosts Disaster Training

Disaster preparedness training session in Owego. >>

Stamp Out Hunger

This Saturday, May 10, don't forget to put some food on your mailbox. >>

Local School Hosts Serve-a-Thon

Twin Tiers Christian Academy Serve-a-Thon Friday May 9. >>

Officers Train in Hotel to be Demolished

The Days Inn in Corning is going to be demolished soon, but before that happens, the owners are letting law enforcement use it as training grounds. >>

Unclaimed Veterans Put To Rest

Patriot Guard Riders escorted the remains of service members from Western New York to their final journey to Bath National Cemetery. >>

ECTC Community Workshops

Elmira - Chemung Transportation Council is hosting a series of workshops this month to get the community's feedback on the Transportation System. >>

Tioga Downs Labor Agreement

Tioga Downs is one step closer to completing its application for a full gaming casino license after signing labor agreements on Friday afternoon. >>

Tioga Co. Murder Conspiracy

Two Tioga County residents are behind bars after being accused of conspiracy. The plot aimed to kill an unnamed Tioga County Assistant District Attorney. >>

Heartwarming High School Prom

Two special needs student's voted King and Queen of SVE prom. >>

Disaster Preparedness Training Program

The New York State Disaster Preparedness Training Program will be held in Owego on Saturday. >>

Bill Expands Heroin Antidote Access

A new bill passed by the New York legislature has some local pharmacists concerned. It could put naloxone, a drug that reverses heroin overdoses, in the hands of addicts and caretakers immediately. >>

SPECIAL REPORT: Keeping It Local

Local Organization Wants To Help Local Families >>

Arson Awareness Week

Arson is sometimes thought of as a quick and easy crime for monetary gain, but the impact can affect everyone. >>

School Science Fair

On Tuesday evening, the Gardner Road Elementary School in Horseheads held its science fair. >>

Blood Drive Today

Arnot Health and the Red Cross are joining forces to get as much blood from you as they can. >>

Yates and Schuyler Counties Consolidation

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters of Schuyler County met with local leaders and businesses about the proposal. >>

Cold Spring Delays Berry Harvest

It looks like it's starting to warm up, but a late start to Spring has pushed back harvesting for a few crops here in the Twin Tiers. >>

Avoid Losing Pets in Spring

Now that it's warming up, Elmira Animal Control is reminding pet owners to register their pets. They say this is the time of year they start getting more calls for lost and missing cats and dogs. >>

UPDATE: Two Injured Critically in Route 13 Crash

The accident sent two people to the hospital >>

Lockheed Martin’s $1.26 Billion Contract

Lockheed Martin in Owego will receive a new Navy contract worth $1.26 billion. >>

Lockheed Marttin $1.26 Billion Contract

Lockheed Martin in Owego will receive a new Navy contract worth $1.26 billion. >>

Bicyclist Memorial Ride

Ride will honor EFA Graduate >>

Local Police Get Naloxone Funding

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is helping fund and train local agencies with a heroin antidote. Local agencies right here in the Southern Tier will be getting state aid for the life saving drug. >>

Cautious Driving In Work Areas

Troopers are cracking down on speeding to keep construction site workers safe. >>

Ithaca School District Budget

The Ithaca City School District is facing big cuts. The proposed $113.7 million budget is an increase over last year and adds a 5.67% tax increase. >>

Teacher Appreciation Week

2014 PTA Teacher Appreciation Week May 5-9. >>

Increase in Child Care Subsidy Funding

$794 Million to Provide Working Families with Affordable Child Care. >>

Baby Gates Safety

Baby safety gates aren't always safe, study finds. >>

Steuben Co. Tourism Gets New Look

It's national travel and tourism week and there are some exciting moves being made for tourists right here in Steuben County. >>

Hep C Prevelant In Baby Boomers

The Center for Disease Control are urging Baby Boomers to get tested for Hepatitis C. >>

UPDATE: Reason Given for Distillery Withdrawal

Neighborhood Backlash was the Issue >>

Schuyler Co. Habitat For Humanity

After 8 years of hard work, and 3 years of fund raising, Schuyler County Habitat for Humanity is able to start its first project in Montour Falls. >>

NY Math Tests Missing Questions

Some state wide New York math tests missing questions. >>

Streets Alive in Ithaca

On May 4, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm several streets will be closed on the north side of the City of Ithaca for an event called “Streets Alive”. >>

Fallen Officer Honored In Ithaca

Investigator Michael Padula was killed in 1996 after serving in the IPD for 18 years. >>

Delayed Allergy Season Begins

We're finally getting some sunshine, but an unwelcome sign of Spring is starting to hit. >>

Watkins Glen Fire Damages Apartment

Fire damaged a Watkins Glen apartment building early this afternoon. >>

Hot Dog Day In Ithaca

Tompkins County SPCA kicked off their annual Hot Dog Day today. >>

Elmira Senate Opioid and Heroin Forum Announced

State Senator Tom O'mara has announced an Elmira forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction and is looking to the community for suggestions on how to address the issue. >>

Watkins Glen School District Employee Charged

Incident involves student with a stun gun >>

Red Cross Emergency Kits

Students in Corning got a first hand look at what the Red Cross does, and how they can make an impact. >>

Wedding Challenge: MS Walk

Angela Wheaton will walk in her wedding dress if her group raises $1,500. >>

YWCA Anti Bullying Event

The YWCA in Elmira is hosting a quarter auction Thursday night, May 1, all to help stop bullying. >>

TV Set Falls on South Waverly Baby

A 20 month old baby from South Waverly died after a tragic accident. >>

FEMA Remaps Flood Zone in Towanda

A new proposed flood zone map has some homeowners in Bradford County up in arms. FEMA has issued a new flood map that will include properties that weren't previously in a flood area. >>

SPECIAL REPORT: Hidden Epidemic

There's a hidden epidemic here in the Twin Tiers that's quickly become the number one cause of accidental death and it's not what you might think of, like car crashes or fires. >>

Wavely Man Arrested for Burglary

The Susepct is Charged with a Felony >>

Erin House Fire

State fire investigators were on scene late this afternoon, after fire tore through a vacant home early this morning in Erin. >>

Cold Water Challenge For Cancer

People across the country are accepting this new social media challenge called the 24 Hour Cold Water Challenge. >>

FEMA Launches "Prepare-A-Thon"

FEMA is making sure families throughout the country are safe when emergency strikes with a national campaign launched called Prepare-A-Thon. >>

FEMA Launches "Prepare-A-Thon"

FEMA is making sure families throughout the country are safe when emergency strikes with a national campaign launched called Prepare-A-Thon. >>

Florida Panhandle Flooding

The Florida Panhandle region experienced massive flooding after nearly 2 feet of rain fall. An Elmira native living in Florida spoke to WENY News about the flooding. >>

Shooting Suspect Armed and Dangerous

Police have identified the suspect and he is considered armed and dangerous. >>

Cuomo Cooling Assistance Program

Can't take the heat? You might be eligible for a free air conditioner. >>

Elmira Historical Reconstruction

A piece of history is being brought back to life in Elmira. >>

UPDATE: Owego Firefighter Controversy

With the death of an Owego fireman last year, the fire department decided to revise their operations manual. Some firefighters made threats to turn in their gear if the village board did not adopt the manual on Tuesday night. >>

Corning Inc. Reports Strong 2013

Corning Incorporated is reporting a strong end to 2013 and are confident they will continue that momentum in 2014. >>

Man Arrested After Dragging Woman from Car

An Ithaca woman was hurt Saturday night after being dragged by a car. >>

Savona Meth Bust

Five people are facing drug charges after a meth lab was uncovered in Savona. >>

Tough Turtle Raises Big Bucks for Ithaca Children’s Garden

The second annual adventure race raises $55,000. >>

Benefit for Dakota

Hundreds came out on Sunday morning to give one Northern Tier boy a little more hope. >>

Senate Task Force Hosts So. Tier Heroin/Opioid Forum

Lawmakers are calling on the community for a solution to the growing heroin epidemic. They're looking to write new legislation to combat the issue this June. >>

Measles Outbreak In The US

The Center for Disease Control reports 129 people have been infected across 13 states. New York state alone has seen 24 infections in 2014. >>

Horseheads Brewing Wins Big In Brewing Competition

A local brewery wins big at a New York State brewing competition. >>

Development In Corning Hospital Case

One of those patients has recently tested positive for Hepatitis C and is joining the Lawsuit. >>

Town of Veteran Comprehensive Plan

On Monday night, the Town of Veteran Comprehensive Plan Committee held a public hearing. In 2010, the town surveyed its residents, and their input is what molded the plan draft. >>

Event Looks to Increase Volunteer Firefighters

Fourth Annual 'RecruitNY' Weekend April 26-27. >>

Deer Population High After Hunting Season

Still too many female deer. >>

Drug Take Back Day

Nationwide Drug 'Take Back' Initiative on Saturday, April 26. >>

CCC Breaks Ground With New Library

Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library is expected to open in January 2015. >>

Harris Hill Open for the 2014 Season

Harris Hill Amusement Park has officially opened for the season. >>

National Drug Take Back Day

Local agencies are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday. >>

CCC Volunteer Day

More than a hundred students and staff members from Corning Community College paid it forward today. >>

Man Accused In Connection With The Death Of Melissa Sherry

A Steuben County grand jury indicted the man accused of causing the death of a woman whose body was found in a field in 2012. >>

Volunteer Firefighter Recruiting

Recruit NY aims to take on the challenge of not only trying increase the number of new volunteer firefighters, but EMT's as well. >>

O’Mara Bill to Allow Farmers to Grow Hemp

O'Mara's bill would authorize the growing of industrial hemp as part of an agricultural pilot program. >>

Southern Tier SciFair Showcase

Students projects featured at SciFair showcase. >>

Community Trash Clean Up

Chemung ARC alongside Friends of the Chemung River Watershed will be removing trash from the Lackawanna Rail Trail this Saturday in honor of Earth Day. >>

$5 Million Headed to Watkins Glen State Park

Visitors will see some major changes at the Watkins Glen State Park in the near future. >>

Brush Fire Risk Rampant

After a frigid and long Winter, neighbors are finding dried up leaves and grass that was hidden under inches of snow. That's creating the perfect conditions for brush fires to spread quickly. >>

FDA Backs Off On Spent Grain Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration has backed off on its proposal to regulate spent grain. >>

Special Report: Raging Water

Flash Floods pose a serious threat in a matter of minutes >>

Signs of Improvement for Elmira

The New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for March 2014. >>

Nursing Recruitment Event

Nursing recruitment event in Elmira Wednesday April 23 from 3-6PM. >>

Buffalo Jills Fight Back in Wage Battle

5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay. >>

NYS Correction Officers Can Earn Free College Credit

County correction officers will now be able to earn college credits for free. >>

Debit Card Info Stolen from Northern Tier Banks

Over 200 customers at PS Bank and Community Bank North America had their debit card information compromised. >>

Sen. Schumer Pushes for School Safety Funding

State officials are urging the U.S. Department of Education to restore school safety programs. >>

Northern Tier Boy Battles Rare Cancer

An 11 year old boy from the Northern Tier wants to save lives when he grows up. But right now, he's in a fight for his own - with a rare form of cancer. >>

Drug Tip Line Launched in Steuben Co.

A new drug tip line will make it easier for state, county and local agencies to work together to combat a common issue with drugs in Steuben County. >>

New Details In SRO Dispute

There are new details on a hot button issue that caused quite a stir last year with local parents, students, and teachers in Horseheads. >>

Teaching Standards Discussed in Ithaca

Parents and teachers were able to learn about Common Core >>

ECSD Introduces New School Times

With the Elmira School District completing its transition in time for next school year, new school times are coming as well. >>

Fit Families Program

Arnot Health and Southern Tier Pediatrics are hosting a weekly program to promote fit and healthy families. >>

Car Bursts Into Flames in Guthrie Parking Lot

A car caught on fire out of no where on Tuesday morning in Big Flats. >>

Wegmans Easter Bread Recall

Well if you were enjoying some of Wegmans Easter Bread this weekend, you might what to double check exactly what loaf you bought. >>

School Tax Decrease Headed to Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN (WENY) -- Property owners within the Watkins Glen school district could see a small drop in their school taxes next year. >>

PSP: Bradford Co. Man Steals Seven Rifles

A Bradford County man is accused of stealing seven rifles and then selling the weapons to local gun shops. >>

Tioga Downs Pays $1 Million Casino App Fee

Tioga Downs has officially submitted its application fee to become a full casino. >>

Southern Tier Job Fair Draws Hundreds

Over 100 representatives from companies spanning from manufacturing to finance were out at the job fair today. >>

Meth Bust after Traffic Stop

Two men were arrested over the weekend on drug charges after a traffic stop in West Elmira. >>

ATV Accident Death

Reports over the weekend of a ATV accident that killed a 22 year old man and left his brother critical condition >>

Horseheads School Roundtable

Another monthly round table in the Horseheads School District is scheduled for tonight this time at the Big Flats Community Center. >>

Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

Police in Pennsylvania have the man they believe shot and killed someone early Easter morning at a home in Ulysses >>

IRS Phone Scam Hits Southern Tier

According to the Internal Revenue Service, 20,000 IRS scams have been reported this past tax season. >>

Local Runners Race in Boston

A year after the tragic events that took place at the Boston Marathon, over 36,000 runners laced up their running shoes once again. A handful of runners from the Southern Tier traveled out to Boston as well. >>

Lockheed Martin Expansion Plans

Construction is currently underway on a roughly $19 million dollar expansion at Lockheed Martin in Owego. >>

Business Roundtable At Watkins Glen

Congressman Tom Reed visited Schuyler County Monday for a roundtable discussion to talk about job growth in the area. >>

Elmira Nusiance Law Passed

During the Elmira City Council meeting, the Council voted unanimously to pass the amendment to the City Nuisance Law. >>

Sen. Schumer at Cornell

On Monday afternoon, Senator Schumer was at Cornell University to announce $100M in funding to help keep a state of the art particle accelerator laboratory open. >>

Elmira Animal Control

The Elmira City Council voted to share its animal control services with 5 other municipalities in Chemung County. >>

The Reason Behind Tough Turtle

A unique race benefits a garden with a purpose. >>

Northern Tier Man Charged with Homicide

Police have charged a Northern Tier man with vehicular homicide while driving under the influence >>

Senator Schumer Speaks Against New FDA Rule

In just 30 days, the Food and Drug Administration may pass a rule that will directly effect breweries and farms in New York State. The FDA wants to regulate spent grain which will cost both industries more money. >>

Michaels Security Breach

The Craft store has announced that up to 3 million credit and debit cards could be affected, including customers here in the Southern Tier. >>

Easter Egg Hunts: April 19

Local families can have some fun this weekend at two different Easter egg hunts. >>

Gold Shoe Events Starts in Elmira

Gold Shoe Event runs from April 18 to May 17. >>

Second Ithaca Jungle Death Sparks Concern

Wednesday's Jungle death of Russell Kellogg is re-sparking an ongoing issue in the Ithaca area. >>

Expansion at Tioga Downs

If selected to become a full fledged casino Tioga Downs will take over the Tioga Country Club and much more. >>

2014 Easter Plans

Neighbors tell us their plans for the Easter holiday. >>

Bath Man Sentenced for Kidnapping Charges

19-year-old Brian Patterson, the man convicted of a Bath kidnapping, was sentenced today. >>

Waverly Police Looking for Meth Suspect

Waverly Police are looking for the man who could be behind Monday's mobile meth lab. >>

Horseheads Woman Celebrates 101st Birthday!

Dorothy Bartlett celebrated her 101st birthday on April 16 at Appleridge Senior Living >>

Owego Mayor Appears in Court

The mayor of Owego was in court this afternoon addressing his D-W-I charge. >>

TCAT Larceny Case

WENY has more developments on an employees larceny case in Tompkins County. >>

NYS Transportation Grant

New York State is awarding more than $4 million in grants to projects designed to make the state's transportation systems more energy efficient. >>

GOOGLE CEO Adivises NYS Schools

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been appointed to advise New York on how to spend a proposed $2 billion for technology upgrades in schools. >>

Police Arrest Two in Connection to Armed Robbery

Elmira Police arrested two teens who may have been involved in an armed robbery on Tuesday. It happened near South Avenue and Lewis Street around 3:30 in the morning. >>

NY To Celebrate I Love My Park Day

Show the love for your local parks. >>

Man Reports 48 Fake Child Abuse Cases

State police say they've charged a 43-year-old upstate New York man with making nearly 50 false reports of violence against children to the state child abuse hotline >>

Rescue Mission Shelter Opens in Ithaca

A new homeless shelter, the Rescue Mission in Ithaca had their grand opening today. It's giving people a chance and a place to live. >>

Crazy Weather Conditions

Some people may be tempted to blame this crazy weather we've been seeing on climate change or even global warming, but, actually these weather mood swings aren't anything out of the norm. >>

Keeping Sidewalks Clean

Now that it's finally warming up, people are doing some Spring Cleaning. But it's causing some eye sores and hefty code violations. >>

Horseheads Marching Band Visits Washington D.C.

A local high school marching band visited the nation's capital this week. >>

Elmira Jackals Partnering with Buffalo Sabres

The Elmira Jackals have signed an agreement with the Buffalo Sabres to be an ECHL affiliate for the team, effective immediately. >>

Watkins Glen School Apartments

Governor Cuomo announced $95M in state funded awards to affordable housing developments across the state, with $3.8M coming right here to the Southern Tier. >>

Inmate Dies in Cell

A Tompkins County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell today. >>

Suspect In Custody for April 7 Shooting

Elmira police have one suspect in custody related to an early April shooting on West First Street. >>

2014 DWOS Raises Thousands for Local Charities

This year's Dancing with Our Stars Event raised more than $13,000s for community programs and organizations. >>

Local Runners Prepare for Boston Marathon

Southern Tier runners are honoring the lives lost, as the nation reflects on the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Some ran the race last year and are getting ready to head out to Boston again. >>

Chemung County Landfill Concerns

Residents opposed to the Chemung County Landfill expansion proposal came out to voice their concerns on April 14th. >>

New York State Pothole Repairs

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently approved 40 million dollars in extra funding to repair roads and bridges. >>

Gun Shot Fired After Heated Argument in Southport

An argument over a dog escalated last night on Southport's Robert Street, ending with a gun shot. Now an Elmira man is in custody. >>

100 Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Owego

Over 100 firefighters battled a brush fire in Owego, which took several hours to get under control. >>

Mansfield’s "Big Event" a Success

Mansfield University students staff and faculty got into the spring cleaning spirit with their annual community service project known as "the Big Event" to help clean parks, churches and along highways. >>

Eric Smith Denied Parole

Eric Smith, convicted of 1993 killing, denied parole. >>

One Hurt in Ithaca Stabbing

Ithaca police are looking for a man in connection with a stabbing on Sunday. >>

Tax Deadline

April 15th, is the last day to file your taxes. There is an option to request an extension. However, this is only an extension for filing taxes and not an extension on money owed to the government. >>

Police Investigate Possible Mobile Meth Lab

A suspect is still on the run after a possible mobile meth lab found in a red Jeep in Waverly. >>

Inaugural Twin Tiers Honor Flight

Saturday April 12th marked a historic event for the Twin Tiers with it's first ever Honor Flight, paying tribute to many area veterans for their service with a trip to Washington, DC to visit their memorials. >>

Parole Denied for Demetrius Moore

Demetrius Moore, the man convicted for killing a woman in the late 80s, had his parole request denied last week >>

Home Seriously Damaged in Elmira Fire

A home went completely up in flames early Friday morning in the City of Elmira. >>

Model Car Show

Anyone who like making model cars. This weekend we got an event for you. >>

Racing Clean: Toyota Green Grand Prix

Watkins Glen International kicked off the 2014 Race season with the 10th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix. >>

Elmira Overnight Fires

Fire crews worked through the night and into the early morning hours after two fires broke out in the City of Elmira. >>

Finger Lakes Wineries On Top Ten Worldwide Places

Oyster.com has listed the Finger Lakes region as one of the top wine spots in the world. >>

Bath Woman Tries to Set Neighbor’s Home on Fire

A Bath woman was taken into custody after she tried to set her neighbor's house on fire Friday morning. >>

Water Woes on Widger Hill Road

The road is the site of a proposed distillery >>

Police Investigate Stabbing at Ithaca Bar

Police are looking for a suspect who stabbed a man at the Level B Bar early Thursday morning. >>

Reports Of Gunman False Alarm

Reports of an armed gunman in the area put many neighbors on edge in Big Flats earlier today. The suspect involved, led police from the Arnot Mall to the Hampton Inn Suites across the road. >>

Operation Hang up

Cell Phone and texting while driving crackdown April 10-15. >>

Gun Scare at Southside High School

Reports of a gunman in the Southside High School had students and parents fearing for their safety and sent the high school into lockdown mode at 9:30am. >>

New York Congressional Art Competition

You have just one day left to submit your artwork for this year's Congressional Art Competition. >>

Canisteo Man Faces Charges For Growing Pot

A Canisteo man faces charges after police discovered he was growing pot inside his home. >>

Early Morning Fire in Addison

It was a close call for firefighters and one Southern Tier business Wednesday. >>

Elmira Charter School Public Hearing

Talks about a charter school coming to Elmira are still in the works. >>

Broken Valve at Facility in Elmira

Broken valve at Air Gas Facility in Elmira. >>

Buffalo Business Competition

Buffalo business contest luring worldwide interest. >>

Good Morning Twin Tiers Golf Competition

Good Morning Twin Tiers is celebrating the start of the Masters with their very own putt-putt competition. >>

School Safety Measures

Keeping kids safe is a top concern for many parents and teachers, even more so, following Wednesday's mass stabbing in a Murrysville, Pennsylvania high school. >>

Behind the Scenes: National Volunteer Week

Hundreds of volunteers dedicate thousands of hours, helping those in need, but there's a need for more of those volunteers, particularly in Steuben County. >>

Northern Tier Murder Suspect Charged

Debra Lynn Lockett has been charged for the September murder and assault of an elderly couple in the Northern Tier. >>

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Honored

The Corning Meals on Wheels program recognized and honored its volunteers Wednesday at an annual luncheon. >>

Former Riverside Treasurer Accused of Stealing

Investigators say the former treasurer for the village of Riverside stole more than $80,000 from taxpayers >>

Windows XP Support Dropped

After 12 years since it's release, support for Windows XP has been dropped, and Wednesday is the first day of what could mark trouble for users that have held on for so long. >>

Finn Academy Public Hearing

Tonight parents and community members had the opportunity to voice some opinions on the proposed charter school Finn Academy. >>

ECSD Parent Workshop

The Elmira City School District wants to help parents support their child's learning. >>

C-PP Relay for Life Meeting

Relay for life for Corning-Painted Post is getting ready for their big night to raise money and awareness for cancer research >>

Steuben County Drug Tipline

Steuben County is starting a drug tipline and website to help in the fight against drug trafficking. >>

Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. >>

F.L. Wineries, Breweries Pleased After State Summit

Gov. Cuomo introduced the Craft New York Act Tuesday afternoon which includes reforms to simplify distilling manufacturing licenses, raise production limits, and lower licensing fees. >>

Cohocton Sex Offender Charged with Rape

A 25-year-old Cohocton man who was accused of having sex with a minor has now been charged with rape >>

Mark Twain Golf Course Opening Soon

The Mark Twain Golf Course will be opening for the season on Friday, April 11at 9 am >>

Volunteer Firefighter Recruiting

Volunteer firefighters are an important part to the community, but many departments are experiencing a shortage. >>

Relay For Life Coming in June

Events will start in May >>

Chobani CEO Speaks At UVANY Forum

Ithaca College hosted the UVANY Venture forum Monday evening, where students from all over central New York were able to pitch their own business plans and hear from one of their well known predecessors. >>

Cirque Dreams Rocks in Elmira

The show will be in town until the April 9 >>

UPDATE: Elmira Shooting

According to the Elmira Police Detective Bureau, the shooting was not random, and the shooter and victim knew each other. >>

Horseheads Rollover Accident

Everyone is safe after a rollover car accident in Horseheads. >>

Elmira Nuisance Law

Elmira residents were able to comment on proposed changes in Elmira's nuisance law at the Monday night City Council meeting. >>

Assault Weapon Registration

If you own an Assault Weapon you're down to your last week to register it with the state of New York. >>

Ithaca Robbery Suspects Arrested

Three men have been arrested after robbery Thursday. >>

Horseheads Board of Education Elections

Info session Monday night for running for Board of Education. >>

Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall

Tyson Foods are recalling their chicken nuggets saying they've been contaminated with foreign materials. >>

Fighting Sexual Assault on Campuses

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and 9 other senators are calling for federal funding to investigate sexual assault laws on colleges and universities. >>

NYS Comptroller Rejects Public Campaign Financing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Incumbent New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is rejecting public campaign financing for his fall re-election bid, although any opponents can still use it. >>

Corning Crash Kills Mother of Four

A mother of four died over the weekend after her car went off the road and hit two utility poles and a house. >>

Assault Rifle Deadline Looms

People living in New York have until April 15th to register assault rifles they own, but many gun owners are ignoring the deadline-- which could have costly consequences. >>

Contentious Planning Board Meeting

Debate lasted Several Hours >>

Knee and Hip Arthritis Seminar in Corning

Arthritis seminar Friday, April 4 in Corning. >>

Opening Day for Ithaca Farmers Market

Spring Has Sprung for Ithaca Farmers Market. >>

S & S Alignment Benefit

The Sterling family lost everything but hope when their auto shop went up in flames earlier this year. Now the community is putting together a benefit to rebuild their original shop. >>

Johnson City Officer Laid to Rest

Hundreds pack Johnson City to remember and honor a police officer shot and killed in the line of duty. >>

Charter School Public Hearing: April 9

The Elmira City School District is hosting a public hearing on the new charter school that could open up next year >>

Bath Drug Bust Leads to Three Arrests

71-year-old Theophillus McGill was the latest person to be charged following a Bath drug bust this week. >>

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Millport

The boil water advisory has officially been lifted for the Village of Millport. >>

Chemung Co. Legislator Seeking Re-Election

Chemung County Legislator Joe Brennan will formally announce his candidacy for re-election on Saturday. >>

US Created Secret Cuban Twitter

US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest. >>

Elmira Changing Meth Lab Violation Process

Elmira City Council wants to change the way the city handles meth lab violations. >>

Heroin Overdose Antidote Program

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Community Overdose Prevention Program will equip state and local law enforcement with a kit that he says will be effective in stopping an overdose in its tracks. >>

Local Vets Rattled by Fort Hood Shooting

Local veterans were saddened to get the news about the Fort Hood shooting. Many VFW Posts lowering their flags to half mast in honor of the three members of the military killed. >>

Jewish Food Fest: April 6, 2014

Members of Elmira's Jewish community are getting ready for their biggest food festival of the year. >>

Body Found in Bradford Co.

Bradford County authorities have identified a body that they found earlier this year >>

Check Out Hunger Campaign Raises Nearly $225,000

This year's Hunger Relief campaign raised nearly $225,000 for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. >>

Sciencenter Ready for Summer Camp

Online registration opens at the Sciencenter. >>

Yellow Dot Program Helps Save Lives

A yellow dot could help save your life. >>

Local Union Picket in Corning

Local union workers picket in front of Tops in Corning. >>

Steuben Co. Worker Admits to Tampering with Records

An former employee of the Steuben County Treasurer's Office has admitted she tampered with records. >>

TCAT Employee Embezzles $247,000

A TCAT worker has been accused of embezzling almost $250,000. >>

EPD To Pay Respects To Officer David Smith

Much of the Southern Tier is still in shock following the shooting death of a Broome County police officer. Now, Elmira police officers are preparing to pay their respects to slain Johnson City Officer David Smith. >>

"Think Before You Drink" Prom Campaign

It's prom season. Don't forget your tux, dress, flowers and... Not to drink and drive. That's the message that 'Trinity of Chemung County' is pushing to local high school seniors using little blue cards. >>

Fight for Monterey Shock

An end draws closer for Monterey Shock, but supporters of the Corrections Facility aren't giving up just yet. >>

Health Care Shortage

Schuyler Hospital has programs to help foster and keep people in the health care field which is experiencing shortages. >>

First Day Of Fishing Season

It's a warm start to the 2014 Trout Season compared to last year and anglers throughout the area flooded Catherine Creek. >>

Negative Campaigning Heating Up 23rd Congressional Race

Things are heating up in the 23rd Congressional District race, and not in a good way. >>

Family Gets Answers

A hiker found the body of Bobbi Jo Hatter this weekend, who had been missing since March 19th. The Family has made funeral arrangements. >>

Fatal Tioga Co. Crash

A Pennsylvania woman is dead after she crashed into a pick up truck while trying to avoid hitting a deer >>

Biltmore Crossing Court Ruling

A Supreme Court justice has ruled the controversial Biltmore Crossing project can move forward. >>

Chemung Co. Public Defender Suspended

The public defender for Chemung County has been suspended for thirty days >>

Bobbi Jo Hattter Death Ruled Accidental

Autopsy reports show no signs of foul play. >>

NY Health Care Extension

If you start the application process Monday, March 31, 2014 the deadline is April 15, 2014 instead. >>

Johnson City Police Officer Killed

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a man grabbed the service weapon of a police officer responding to a disturbance at an upstate New York business and shot him three times, killing him. >>

Family, Friends Mourn Loss of So. Tier Woman

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Bobbi Jo Hatter found dead this weekend. >>

Sen. Gillibrand Pushes Education Agenda

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand paid a visit to the Southern Tier Monday to lay out her education agenda. >>

EPD Investigates Weekend Shooting

Elmira police are still looking for the shooter that sent one person to the hospital over the weekend. >>

Healthcare Sign Up Help Available

New York health officials say more than 800,000 people have enrolled for health insurance statewide. The Navigation Program is a local resource for people who need help signing up for public insurance. >>

2014-15 New York State Budget Passed By Senate

The Senate passed the budget around 10:30 p.m. on Monday making it the fourth consecutive on-time state budget. >>

Child Sexual Abuse Arrest

A Corning man was arrested this evening after repeatedly sexually abusing a child for the last 6 to 8 months. >>

BREAKING: Bobbi Jo Hatter Found Dead

The Bath woman who has been missing for nearly two weeks since has been found dead. Police say 40-year-old Bobby Jo Hatter was found unresponsive in a hunting blind about a quarter mile off Route 14 in Bath, shortly after 10:00 Saturday morning. She was pronounced dead at 11:30am. >>

Citizen Preparedness Training in Ithaca

Southern Tier disaster training program in Ithaca, Saturday March 29. >>

Dog Abandoned in Elmira Apartment

An Elmira woman is accused of abandoning a dog in a Lake Street apartment. >>

New Push to Help Older Americans

The president made education for young Americans a top priority during this year's State of the Union address, but now one group of lawmakers is focusing on a different demographic. >>

$43 Million Proposed Pipeline Project

A national gas company wants to build a major natural gas pipeline through several Steuben County communities. >>

Bath Philips Lighting Plant Closes

Philips lighting in Bath has officially closed due to a lack of need for the type of product it makes, leaving 280 employees without a job >>

Shaw Vineyard Begins Bottling

It's no secret, grape crops in the Finger Lakes have taken a beating this year with temperatures reaching far below freezing. And so far, spring hasn't been off to a warm start. >>

Slow Start For Maple Season

A pretty slow start for Maple Season due to the cold weather. >>

Tioga Downs Job Fairs

Tioga Downs Casino hosts job fair. >>

Getting Your Lawn Ready For Spring

We still have snow on the ground, but some homeowners are already looking forward to getting their lawns ready for spring and summer. >>

Tioga Downs ’Farm To Table’ Program

Tioga Downs is starting a new "Farm to Table" program, the goal is to give a boost to the local agricultural industry. >>

Disaster Declaration: Finger Lakes Vineyards

The US Department of Agriculture made a disaster declaration that will allow vineyards impacted by this brutal Winter to apply for federal assistance. >>

Volunteers Needed For Alabaster Box Ministries

Elmira's Shabach Tabernacle is looking for volunteers to help out with their women's ministry. >>

New Horseheads Trustee Adjusting to Job

The newest member to the Horseheads Village Board of Trustees attended her first meeting Thursday in her new position. >>

Boil Water Advisory Millport

A boil water advisory to warn you about. >>

Small Business Talk

If you own a small business and you are strapped for cash, an event today in Owego will help you learn how to stretch that dollar. >>

Cornell BOOM Showcases Digital Tech

Checkers-playing robot and other hi-tech projects to be showcased at Cornell BOOM 2014. >>

Big Brother Tryouts

If you've ever wanted to live in a house surrounded by cameras and on reality TV, here's your chance. >>

Property Tax Freeze Proposal

New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy paid a visit to Elmira Wednesday to talk about Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to reduce property taxes for homeowners in the state. >>

"Give America A Raise" Bus Tour Comes To The Southern Tier

Workers and volunteers with the "Give America A Raise" tour are reaching out to leaders across the country to make a difference >>

Steuben Co. Woman Missing: One Week Later

Police continue their investigation into the disappearance of 40-year-old Bobbi Jo Hatter. Friends and family aren't giving up hope. >>

11-Year-Old Charged for Ovid Fire

An 11-year-old boy has been charged with starting that fire that destroyed multiple downtown buildings >>

Bethany Manor Worker Faces Criminal Charges

A Bethany Manor worker faces criminal charges in connection to a fire at the senior home earlier this month. >>

New York State County Health Rankings

Chemung County came in third from the bottom in the list of counties ranked for their overall health. >>

Counterfeit Bill Investigation

New York State Police are looking for the man who used a fake one hundred dollar bill in Cortland County >>

NY Dream Act Support Down

Sienna Poll: New York Dream Act Opposed by Strong Majority. >>

Jets Returning to Cortland

Another gang green summer is being planned for Cortland. >>

Diabetes Alert Day

Today is Diabetes Alert Day. >>

Benefit for Ovid Fire Victims

A benefit for those left homeless from the devastating fire last week. >>

Two in Jail for Cocaine Possession in Hornell

Two in jail in Hornell for cocaine possession. >>

Watkins Glen Consolidation Meeting

Parents gathered at Watkins Glen High School for the consolidation informational meeting on Monday night. >>

Pre-K and EOP/Head Start Registration

Pre-K and EOP/Head Start registration for Elmira district residents. >>

IRS Phone Scam

The IRS phone scam has claimed thousands of victims nationwide. >>

Woman Dead After Tioga Co. Fire

A fire caused by an overheated pan left 37-year-old Valentene Mazella dead. Police say she was trapped inside her boyfriend's trailer and overcome by smoke. >>

Boy Hit by Car in Erin

A little after 6:30 this evening WENY got word a boy was hit on County Route 223 in the Town of Erin. >>

High School Leadership Banquet

The Corning Lions Club recognized student leaders at it's first annual High School Leadership Banquet at the Corning Painted Post East High School on Thursday night. >>

Goodies for Our Troops Event

You have a chance to help our men serving over seas Today and this weekend in downtown Wellsboro. >>

Police Search for Missing Woman in Bath

The Steuben County Sheriff Office is searching for a missing woman from Kanona. >>

Drug Use Possible in Kanona Woman’s Disappearance

The search continues for a Steuben County woman who disappeared earlier this week. Police say it's very possible Bath Salts played a role in her condition and disappearance. >>

Band Uniforms For Elmira High School Students

Two school districts are working together to benefit local students for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. >>

Chemung Co. Crews Start Pothole Repairs

With the weather warming up, road crews are starting extensive work on local roads to fill potholes. >>

Maple Weekend March 22-23, 29-30

March 22 and 23 is Maple Weekend in New York state. And many producers will have samples to share. >>

Little Shop of Horrors

On Friday night, Southside High School hosted the comedy musical "The Little House of Horrors". >>

The United Way of The Southern Tier Offers Free Tax Service

Getting taxes done can be an expense that many can not afford and that's where the CASH Program at The United Way of the Southern Tier comes in. >>

Local Leaders Against Cuomo’s Tax Freeze Plan

Governor Cuomo has a new plan to cut property taxes, but local leaders say it could leave municipalities, schools and community programs scrambling for money. >>

Benefit Concert for Injured Wellsboro Teen

A special concert for a great cause will take stage Friday night for a Wellsboro teen who is still recovering from a serious accident. >>

Bath Woman Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping

The Bath woman accused of kidnapping a mother and her 6-month-old baby has pleaded guilty. >>

Drive to Save Lives Campaign

New York State Police are joining law enforcement departments in 40 other states in a special campaign to save lives. It's called the 'Drive to Save Lives Campaign, and the goal is to reduce highway fatalities by 15 percent this year. >>

New Study To Fight Cat Allergies

Millions of Americans are stuck year after year battling allergies. >>

"Business after Business" Reception

The YWCA of Elmira and The Twin Tiers hosted a “Business after Business” reception tonight >>

Scooby Doo Ticket Winners!

Click this story to see if you won tickets for your family to see Scooby Doo Live on Thursday, March 20. >>

Major Damage from Ovid Fire

The investigation continues tonight into what started a devastating fire that ripped through downtown Ovid. >>

Buggy Crash Seriously Injures One Person

A Steuben County man is recovering today after a man hit his horse-drawn buggy on Tuesday night >>

Craft Beer Sales On The Rise

2013 was a good year for craft brewers across the country, including some here in the Southern Tier. >>

Meals on Wheels Champion Day

Wednesday was the 'Meals on Wheels Chemung County Community Champions Day'. It's a day where local officials go out and spread the importance of the meals on wheels program. >>

Downtown Elmira Parking

Elmira City leaders are looking at different ways to improve parking in the downtown business district. >>

Fighting Homelessness

Neighbors and community leaders gathered at the Southeast Steuben County Library to discuss how to best alleviate homelessness in Corning and surrounding areas. >>

Steuben Co. ADA Announces Candidacy For Judge’s Seat

Assistant District Attorney Matthew McCarthy has announced he will run for Corning City Judge. >>

Elmira School Budget Proposal

The budget calls for both reduction and addition of staff. >>

Arrest Made for Elmira Hit-and-Run

Police say the victim was seriously hurt but an arrest has been made. >>

Reed Formally Announces Candidacy

Congressman Tom Reed is formally announcing his candidacy in the 2014 congressional race. >>

WENY Mystery Machine GIVEAWAY

Write to us and be entered to win tickets to Thursday's Scooby Doo LIVE! >>

Village Elections Being Held Tuesday

Village elections are happening across the state today. >>

Tom Reed Announces Candidacy

Tom Reed formally announced a second run for Congress at First Arena in Elmira. >>

St. Patrick’s Day Patrol

Local authorities had a busy weekend with extra St. Patrick's Day Patrols. >>

Driver Avoids Potentially Fatal Propane Fire

Firefighters battled a major propane tanker fire that could have been deadly. >>

Local Election Results

Several Villages had Elections Today >>

Major Fire in Ovid New York

A fire in Ovid had over four counties of fire departments responding tonight. >>

No More Campaign

Monday is the beginning of the 'No More' campaign. >>

One Injured in Elmira Shooting

Police investigating a shooting in Elmira on Sunday. >>

Shooting Investigation Continues

Suspects remain on the loose after a mid- day shooting in Elmira. >>

UPDATED: Biltmore Crossing Controversy Hits Court and Expert Reaction

The battle to permit the multi million dollar housing project hit state supreme court in Elmira. >>

EPD Investigates Hit and Run Accident

Elmira Police are looking for the driver that hit a car Sunday afternoon and then drove off. >>

Elmira Man Who Resisted Arrest Faces Charges

An Elmira man who tried to flee police in the Town of Southport now faces multiple charges. >>

Rep. Tom Reed on Tax Reform

Congressman Tom Reed is applauding Congressman Mike Camp after Camp introduced the "Tax Reform Act of 2014" earlier this month. >>

Spelling Bee Championship

Friday afternoon, two Elmira middle schools faced off in a spelling bee championship! >>

Reward in Ithaca Rite Aid Robbery

Up to $5,000 reward for two that robbed Rite Aid. >>

Ithaca House Destroyed by Fire

A late night fire on Eddy Street in the City of Ithaca gutted a three story house and displaced 12 people. >>

Hector Falls Thaw Causes Flooding

The warmer temperatures trigger an ice jam and flooding in some parts of Schuyler County. >>

New Schuyler Co. Travel Guide

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce released its largest travel guide yet. >>

Fatal Snowmobile Accident in Steuben County

A snowmobile accident left one person dead in the Town of West Union. >>

Community Meetings on March 15

Local lawmakers want to hear directly from the voters this weekend, through a number of community meetings. >>

Preparing for Disasters

Elmira College is wrapping up the winter session of its Disaster Management certificate course this weekend. >>

National Kick Butts Day

It's National Kick Butts day, and a few local organizations came together to help stop youth tobacco marketing. >>

Sen. Gillibrand Pushing For Women’s Economic Rights

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is continuing her push for women's economic rights. >>

Tom Reed Supports Monterey Shock Efforts

Congressman Tom Reed is supporting efforts to keep the camp open. >>

White Outs Likely in Steuben Co.

Steuben County Office of Emergency Services is warning drivers about roads that are still covered with snow and ice in some areas. >>

Watkins Glen Out of Snow Days

The nasty March snow storm caused many schools to close and have delays. In the Watkins Glen Central School District, they've used all of their snow days. >>

NYC Man Arrested for Southside Stabbing

A New York City man has been arrested for his involvement in an Elmira southside stabbing this afternoon. >>

EPD Welcomes New Officer

The Elmira Police Department welcomed a new officer into its ranks Thursday afternoon. >>

Elmira looking for School Board Members

You can get more info April 14-18 >>

Overnight Gunshots in Elmira

Police are investigating reports of gunshots overnight in Elmira. >>

Man Saved After Falling Into Ravine

Ithaca rescue crews saved an 85 year old man who fell into a 70 foot ravine. >>

Finn Academy Begins Application Process

The founding board members of Finn Academy, the first proposed Charter School in Elmira, announced Wednesday that it has begun the application process. >>

Icy, Windy March Snow Storm

The rain, sleet and snow has created slick driving conditions in many areas of the Twin Tiers. The conditions are quickly deteriorating. >>

Travel Advisories for Tompkins, Steuben Counties

The Steuben and Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has issued a travel advisory for the remainder of the day. >>

Weather Alert: Snow Plow Ride Along

Snow Plow Drivers work up to 20 hours in one day >>

Ithaca Home Kitchen Fire

A kitchen fire broke out in the middle of the night inside a home in Ithaca. >>

Fire Safety And Prevention

An Ithaca family is lucky to be alive after a kitchen fire broke out in their North Geneva Street Home just after 3am, Tuesday morning. >>

Cornell President Appointed Secretary Of Smithsonian Institiute

The President of Cornell University is excited to get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the Smithsonian Institution in the nation's capital. >>

Neighbors Rally for Monterey Shock in Albany

Neighbors in the Southern Tier aren't giving up on Monterey Shock without a fight. They took to Albany today to try and convince the Governor to keep the facility open past this Summer. >>

PETA Calls for Vigorous Prosecution

PETA has a request for the attorney prosecuting the man accused of leaving a dog in an empty crate in freezing temperatures. >>

Corning Garbage Service Delayed

The city of Corning is pushing trash pick-up back this week because of the pending weather. >>

Painted Post Man Accused of Tampering with Evidence

New York State Police arrested a Painted Post man for his involvement in a 2013 accidental death in the Town of Erwin. >>

Business Leaders Voice Concerns of LPG Storage Plans

Over 100 business owners in the region came together tonight to voice their concerns to Governor Cuomo, hoping he will deny any permits to allow gas storage in the Finger Lakes. >>

Volunteer Firefighter Scholarship Deadline

Listen up volunteer firefighters, there could be money waiting for you. >>

Housing Costs On The Rise

If you're a homeowner or rent in New York, you may have been feeling the brunt of steadily rising housing costs over the last decade or so. >>

Rep. Reed Drafts New Bill to Cut Poverty Numbers

Congressman Tom Reed is bringing a bill to Washington this week called the Hand Up Act, which stands for 'Helping Americans in Need Develop their Ultimate Potential'. >>

Cornell President Headed to Smithsonian

The president of Cornell University has been named the next secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. >>

Rite Aid Robbery in Ithaca

Tompkins County authorities have now released surveillance video of the two suspects who robbed a Rite Aid pharmacy over the weekend. >>

Strip Club Shooting in Tioga Co. PA

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a shooting outside a strip club in Tioga Township. >>

Elmira Bond Rating: Stable

Standard and Poors did the review >>

Southside Rising Snag

The state has stopped funding >>

Gun Rights Rally

Gun rights advocates are heading to Horseheads this weekend. Hundreds are expected to show up for a rally, defending their second amendment rights. >>

Gorilla Glass Moving from Japan to S. Korea

Corning Inc. is moving it's Gorilla Glass production from Japan to town of Asan in South Korea. >>

Bank Employee Charged with Theft

Towanda bank employee charged with identity theft. >>

Push to Reauthorize Older Americans Act

Congressman Tom Reed was in town today, and met with senior citizens about reauthorization of the Older Americans Act, which expired in 2011. >>

Ithaca First Responders Sign Special Bday Card

Ithaca officers and firefighters sign a very important birthday card. >>

Heroin Database Could Curb Usage

In wake of a major drug bust in the area, the Tioga County Sheriff is behind Senator Chuck Schumer's push for a statewide heroin database. >>

Burned Auto Shop Re-Opens in New Spot

An Elmira auto shop that caught fire in February is now re-opening in a new, temporary location. >>

Revenue Down at Tioga Downs

The latest casino revenue reports show Tioga Downs had their worst two months of slots revenue in three years. >>

Oral Cancer Screenings Save Lives

We know how important it is to go to the doctor for regular check-ups, and what we should do to keep our bodies in tip-top shape, but what about our dental health. >>

Arrest of Man Already in Jail

The Steuben County Sheriff's Department reports the arrest of an inmate already in jail. >>

Local Leaders Fight for Road Funding

Potholes are popping up everywhere, and now local leaders are taking action. >>

Harris Family Opens Tip Line For Answers

It has been over a decade since the disappearance of Michele Harris, and now her family want answers. >>

Local Ukranians Uncertain, Anxious

Negotiations are still moving slowly in Ukraine, where government officials are trying to soothe demands in the Crimea peninsula. Meantime, here locally Ukrainians in the Twin Tiers are anxiously watching what's happening. >>

Help Needed for Bradford Co. Puppy

The Bradford County Humane Society is looking into a possible animal abuse case involving a four-month-old puppy >>

Bradford Co. School Bus Crash Update

A school bus crash sent one student to the hospital and injured three other students in Bradford County Wednesday >>

Harris Family Looking For Answers

Calvin Harris, along with his four children are set to hold a news conference Wednesday in the hopes of finding out answers in Michele Harris' 2001 disappearance almost 13 years ago. >>

New PA Military Driver’s Licenses

Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state driver's licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they don't have military ID handy. >>

Bath FD Responds to Residential Fire Tuesday Morning

The Bath Fire Department responded to another blaze Tuesday morning after getting reports of a chimney fire on Harrisburg Hollow Road. >>

Malnourished Horses in Mansfield

Reports of animal abuse in Mansfield sparked a WENY investigation. Kellie Meyer reports. >>

NY Fresh Connects Program

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced more than $100k for the statewide Fresh Connects Farmers Market Program, and $200k for program vouchers. >>

Elmira Credit Union Banch Closing in May

The First Heritage Federal Credit Union branch located in the Wegman's shopping plaza in Elmira will close this May. >>

Early Morning Fire Leaves One Person Dead In Bath

Fire crews were called around 1:30 Monday morning to a deadly fire at the apartments on top of Sherwood's Wine and Liquor that took the life of one resident, and sent another to the hospital. >>

Custodian Charged with Burglary

64-year-old Larry Smith who is the custodian at the Hammondsport American Legion, has been charged with burglary, grand larceny and falsifying business records >>

Arrest Made for 2006 Fatal Crash

Pennsylvania State Police have finally made an arrest related to a fatal 2006 crash. >>

Local Soldier Comes Home

A very special night for a soldier returning home! >>

Monterey Shock Rally Deadline

Deadline to sign up for bus to Albany today. >>

Ithaca College Tuition Hike

IC students will see their tuition increase 2.9% next year. >>

Going Up Premiere

It's a historic weekend for the Palace Theater in Corning, Watkins Glen Theater and Elmira Heights Theater >>

C-PP Reveals New Theater

Corning Painted Post High School is ready to 'reveal' their new theater. >>

Breakfast Promotes After School Programs

ELNoST 3rd Annual Legislative Breakfast. >>

Steuben Co. DWI Luncheon

Today, Steuben County Officers were honored for all they do, behind the scenes. Particularly when people are behind the wheel, and under the influence. >>

Cornell Rape Under Investigation

Cornell Police are investigating reports of a rape that happened at a west campus fraternity. >>

Galleria of Shops Celebrates First Year

A Painted Post business is celebrating its first anniversary with a special family-friendly Mardi Gras party >>

New C-PP High School Theater Revealed

Sunday's performance of Reveal will be the first chance students, faculty and parents can see the new theater of the merged high school. >>

Bank Robbery Investigation Continues

We have seen a few bank robberies over the past couple months that are causing some concern; most recently, Wednesday night. However, Sheriff Moss doesn't think what we're seeing is copycat syndrome. >>

Moss New President of NY Sheriff Association

Sheriff Moss will be serving as president of the New York State Sheriff's Association and he already has some things underway on his agenda. >>

Bullying Awareness

Twin Tiers native, singer and songwriter Jared Campbell was at the Candor High School Thursday night to raise awareness about bullying. >>

Power Outage Tioga Co.

Nearly 2,000 people lost power early this morning. >>

Suspect In Big Flats Bank Robbery On The Loose

Officers are on the lookout for a man who held up the Elmira Savings Bank in Big Flats around 1:45 Wednesday afternoon. >>

Catholic Charities Joins Million Dollar Challenge To Fight Hunger

Catholic Charities is hoping to raise big bucks in March and April in the fight against Hunger. >>

Checking in on Senior Neighbors in Cold

Advocates for senior citizens are reminding people to check on their elderly neighbors after an Albany area man was found suffering from hypothermia in his home. >>

Cuomo Pushes to Cut Property Taxes

Communities dealing with the property tax cap over the past few years might soon have to freeze the rates where they stand. >>

Groundskeeper Steals from Ithaca Cemetery

A Tompkins County man is accused of stealing more than $50,000 worth of property and money from an Ithaca cemetery. >>

A Charter for Elmira: Finn Academy

What WENY wanted to find out is what ways can a charter school in Elmira help kids excel even more within our community? >>

Special Report: Cough Syrup Abuse

The main component in popular cold medicines can be used to get high. >>

Biltmore Crossing Meeting

Hundreds of concerned residents showed up to the Biltmore Crossing informational meeting on Wednesday night. >>

Medicaid No Longer Funding Tioga Co. Buses

Recent Changes to the Medical Transportation System is now costing Tioga County tax payers $370,000.00 a year. >>

Farm Bill, Food Fight

About 47 million Americans rely on SNAP benefits to help them make ends meet, but when people take advantage of the help when they don't really need it, taxpayers end up paying the price. >>

Martha Robertson Demands Documents

Congressional challenger Martha Robertson wants documents from Congressman Tom Reed's office to look into potential ethics violations. >>

Theft Suspects Turn Themselves In

The two suspects connected with a money theft from Walmart have turned themselves in. >>

Local Group Building Robots

Science, Engineering, Technology. When you combine all three, cool things come out of it. >>

Van Etten Man Charged with Manslaughter

A Van Etten man has been charged with two counts of manslaughter after a head-on collision car accident back in December in Newfield. >>

School Consolidation Study

The Elmira Heights and Horseheads School District are considering a merger. On Monday night, both districts approved a consolidation study. >>

Ice Warning

Ithaca police department is warning people in Tompkins County to be careful on the ice after a couple of people fell into ice they thought was thick enough to hold their weight. >>

Gillibrand in Owego

Gillibrand will be in Owego, NY Monday. >>

Reed Signs Anti-Safe Act Pledge

Tom Reed took a side when it comes to gun control in New York State. This weekend he signed an anti-safe act pledge. >>

Honor Flight Comes To The Twin Tiers

Some area veterans will take to the friendly skies in April for a trip with a very special meaning. The area's first ever Honor Flight is taking off April 12th. >>

The Cold and Your Immunity

We saw a nice weekend warm up, but temperatures are back down to the 20s today, the weather could cause problems with some people's immune systems. >>

Anthony Taglianetti Setenced

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing a New York school superintendent over an online relationship between the school official and the man's wife >>

Rep. Reed & Robertson Respond to Ethics Investigation

Congressman Tom Reed is catching some heat for news that he possibly broke ethics rules related to the name of his former law firm. >>

Southeast Steuben Co. Library Making Cuts

A failed 2013 funding referendum is forcing the Southeast Steuben County Library to make major cuts, starting this weekend. >>

Power Outages Reported

According to NYSEG's website outage map, more than 5,000 people woke up without power this morning Chemung County >>

Rain and Snowmelt Could Freeze Roads

Cooler temperatures tonight could cause rainwater and melted snow that's piled up on some of the roads to freeze. >>

Another Malnourished Puppy Found in Elmira

Elmira animal control officers found another malnourished puppy this week. >>

Post Office Dedicated to Fallen Soldier

A Corning post office could soon carry the name of a fallen army specialist from the Southern Tier >>

Woodlawn Cemetery Facing $16K Deficit

Elmira's Woodlawn Cemetery is facing some tough financial times. >>

Special Report- Texas Roadhouse

Went to Texas Roadhouse in Horseheads for the latest "In Your Shoes" >>

Big Flats Business Meeting

Big Flats Town Board is talking new business. >>

YWCA Beach Party

Kellie Meyer interview with Anthony Novakowski from Elmira YWCA about their Beach Party. >>

Corning Vintage Sale

7th Annual Antique Collectables and Vintage Sale and Cabin Fever. >>

Potential for Flooding

Warmer weather and rain is prompting some flooding concerns; however, ice jams may be more likely of an issue. >>

Cuomo’s Inmate College Tuition Plan Gets Local Pushback

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced his plans to give new york prison inmates a chance at a college education. >>

New Ithaca Police K-9 Unit

Another K-9 unit will soon be in action, this time in Ithaca. The city police department is restarting its K-9 program. >>

New Steuben Co. Sheriff K-9

The Steuben County Sheriffs Department welcomed it's newest K-9 Deputy to the force earlier today. Deputy "Devin" will not fight crime, he was named after one of our fallen heroes. >>

Open Seats on Elmira School Board

Interested in getting more involved in the Elmira City School District? Well now is your chance. >>

No Verification for Craigslist Killer Claims

'No verification' for Pa. woman's killing claims. >>

Steuben Co. Shared Services Agreement

Steuben County Department of Public works is formalizing a shared services agreement with local municipalities for services they've been providing for years. >>

Early Morning Fire In Horseheads Damages Several Businesses

Investigators have been on the scene at Grand Central Plaza in Horseheads since this morning trying to find out what sparked the fire that spread from Grand Central Fitness to neighboring businesses. >>

Northern Tier Man Leads Police on Chase

A man who led Athens Township police on a chase this week now faces 40 charges. >>

Bank Robbery Arrests

24 year old Tracy White Jr., and an unidentified 15 year old were arrested early Wednesday morning in Elmira, with connection to the string of recent bank robberies. >>

National Drink Wine Day

Across the country people are raising their glasses of wine, to celebrate National Drink Wine day. >>

Getting Over The Winter Blues

This winter has been one of the coldest and snowiest that we've seen in quite sometime, and that can do a number on your mood. >>

Crews Respond to Baldwin House Fire

Multiple fire departments battled a house fire in the Town of Baldwin on Tuesday afternoon. >>

Heater Caused Overnight Elmira Fire

A fire that nearly destroyed a family owned auto shop was caused by a salamander heater typically used outdoors for construction. >>

Tompkins County Jail Expansion

It was standing room only at the Tompkins County Legislature meeting where the battle over the expansion of the Tompkins County Jail continued on Tuesday night. >>

Cornbread for Kids

There was something other than chili on the commons and it was helping raise money for a good cause. >>

Poll Finds Most New Yorkers Support Medical Marijuana Use

A new poll from Quinnipiac University says 88% of New Yorkers support legalizing medical marijuana and 57% support making it legal for recreational use. >>

Keeping Hydrants Clear

And as the snow headed our way adds up on our streets and sidewalks, the Elmira Fire department has a safety reminder for the entire community that could help save lives. >>

Police Seize Heroin, Cocaine in Groton

A Valentine's Day drug bust in Groton lead police to more than a dozen bags of heroin. >>

Schumer on Vineyard Damage

Senator Schumer was in Hammondsport Monday afternoon, Schumer called on the US Department of Agriculture to help vineyards that sustained damage during the recent cold snap. >>

Ithaca Loves Teachers

Ithaca is celebrating teachers from across New York State. >>

Rally For PA House Bill 1684

Pennsylvania landowners braved the cold temperatures to fight for their royalties from gas drilling companies. >>

Valentine’s Day in the Twin Tiers

For the past few weeks it's been so cold or snowy that people just haven't been wanting to go out, but we're getting a break just in time for Valentine's day. >>

NY Landowners File Lawsuit

A group of landowners is suing Governor Cuomo, the Department of Conservation and the Department of Health for dragging out the decision on fracking. >>

Blind Cows Find Companionship

Valentines Day celebrates the idea of love and having someone special to keep you company. We have a special story of two blind cows, and how they found comfort in being together. >>

UPDATE: Water St. Back Open

Police say the street is re-opened at this time. They also say crews are digging near the Heritage Park apartments to find the leak. >>

Visibility Issues as Snow Piles Up

This Winter's snow has created several snow mounds throughout the Twin Tiers. Some drivers say it's becoming an issue with visibility. >>

New Recognition for Elmira Fire Station

An Elmira fire department that dates back to the 1800's has now been added to the state's list of most threatened historic resources. >>

Elmira Snow Plows

Elmira City workers would like to give you a few tips on how to better stack up these inches of snow that have been falling. >>

New Route at ELM

The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport unveiled a new route to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, it is the first and only direct route to Chicago to be offered in the Twin Tiers. >>

C TRAN Gets New Buses

If you ride the bus in Chemung county, you may notice a smoother, quieter ride. C-Tran unveiled its new fleet of busses during a press conference Wednesday. >>

Salt Shortage as Snowstorm Nears

The storm heading our way has already dumped significant amount of snow from parts of the deep south to the east coast. This season's frigid winter weather has also put a dent in the salt supply. >>

Cat with Severe Burn Injuries Euthanized

Elmira Animal Control officers say the 6-month-old kitten that was found severely burned on Sunday has been euthanized. >>

Ithaca Union Leader Charged with Theft

An Ithaca woman is accused of stealing thousands from a local union >>

Landowners Rally Planned for Friday

Bradford County leaders will host a rally Friday morning voicing support for a landowners rights to royalties. >>

Breesport Postal Changes

The Breesport post office was established on November 19, 1853. Now 161 years after it was established some changes could be coming it's way >>

Montour Falls Sewage Treatment Proposal

Montour Falls Mayor John King laid out problems with the sewer treatment plants, and what they can do to fix it. >>

Students Working to End Bullying

The 6th Annual Youth Summit on Bullying Prevention is today at the YWCA in Elmira. >>

Tree Service Under Fire for Gouging Customers

An upstate tree service company has been ordered to pay back nearly $10,000 after an investigation revealed it was cheating customers. >>

Rash of Animal Cruelty Cases

An abused Doberman dog is doing a lot better, but concerns still remain on the recent rash of animal abuse cases in the Twin Tiers. >>

Big Flats Shared Services Agreement

Big Flats Town Supervisor, Ed Fairbrother and Chemung County Executive, Tom Santulli announced a shared services pilot agreement they say will save tax payers over $100,000.00. >>

Biltmore Crossings Meeting Postponed

Horseheads residents will have to wait a couple more weeks before they can get more information about the Biltmore Crossing apartment complex. >>

Lakes Cooperative Agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Friends of Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque lakes have officially joined forces tonight. >>

Town Hall Meetings

Tom Reed will be back in town for mid February. He's looking for input from constituents at his town hall meetings. >>

Five Displaced After Wellsboro Fire

A family is safe this morning after a fire tore through their home in Wellsboro. >>

Dancing with Our Stars

DWOS lit up the night at Clemens Center on Saturday. >>

HEAP Changes in Farm Bill

Tightened regulations on the HEAP program under the new Farm Bill may impact senior citizens and people with disabilities here in the Southern Tier. >>

Weather Impacts Grape Crops

Blasts of arctic air cause January temperatures to plummet nearly five degrees below average in our area for longer than normal, causing some of the Finger Lakes grape crops to take a bit of a beating. >>

Chemung Co. Sheriff’s Office Launches New App

The Chemung County Sheriff's Office has launched a new app that will help residents stay informed about crime and safety in the area. >>

Credit Union Increases Robbery Reward

A local credit union has doubled the reward money it is offering for information related to a December robbery. >>

Sen. O’Mara Plans Local Community Meetings

Sen. O'Mara will hold several community meetings at various locations throughout week to help get residents connected. >>

New Elmira City Manager

Elmira city council appointed the new city manager tonight, putting an end to the search that's taken over 6 months >>

Town of Ithaca Housing Development

A new housing development proposal was presented to the Ithaca Town Board on Monday night, which could bring over 200 new housing units to the area. >>

Adoption Records

A 20-year-old bill that would make it easier for adoptees over the age of 18 to get their original birth records is up again in the New York Legislature. >>

Dancing for a Cause

WENY's Kellie Meyer gives us a behind the scenes look at what 'Dancing with Our Stars' is all about. >>

Common Core Resolution Vote

Many local parents have expressed concern about the Common Core educational standards for New York students as set forth by Governor Andrew Cuomo. >>

EPD Investigates Oak St. Stabbing

Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon stabbing that sent one person to the hospital. >>

Louisiana Man Convicted for Hit & Run

A Louisiana man has been convicted of second degree assault after police say he hit a victim with his car in the Town of Chemung and then drove away. >>

Elmira Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Elmira leaders are already lining up events to celebrate the city's big 150th anniversary. >>

The Super Shoveler of Elmira

Some of the roads were pretty bad out there yesterday, making it hard for some to get around. Including WENY's own Kellie Meyer. That's when it was 'super shoveler' to the rescue. >>

Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin & Cash

A routine traffic stop in Owego led Tioga County authorities to 90 packets of heroin and more than $900 cash. >>

Police Uncover Two Animal Cruelty Cases

Police uncovered two animal cruelty cases, one in Watkins Glen and another in Pennyslvania. >>

State Police Start Warrant Wednesday

New York State Police have launched a new social media strategy to get wanted people behind bars. >>

Capone’s Second Chance

He's described as a big goof ball who just wanted to love people. Capone is a rambunctious, warm, fun loving dog and you would've never known that just a few months ago, on August 2, 2013, he was found wandering on a rural country road, bleeding with no where to go. >>

New City Manager Appointed

A big announcement came out of Elmira's city Hall this Thursday morning. Interim City Manager Kimberlee Balok Middaugh has been appointed to take on the position permanently. >>

ECSD Transition Meeting

Things are going to be very different for some Elmira students in the 2014-2015 school year. ECSD held a public meeting tonight to inform parents of the changes. >>

Firefighter Winter Games

It's not Sochi but it could be just as cold. The firefighter Winter Games are returning to upstate NY starting Friday. >>

Early Morning Elmira Fire

A fire broke out just after 2:30 this morning. >>

Fatal Fire Home Demolished

Last September, a house fire on Elmira's Southside claimed the lives of 4 children. The home that was the scene of such tragedy, was demolished on Monday. >>

Corning State of the Administration

The city of Corning held its "State of the Administration" presentation on Monday night. >>

Snow Days Racking Up this Winter

School districts plan ahead and build snow days into their calendars, but this Winter has been particularly harsh. That's causing some schools to look into a Plan B. >>

Help Ashley Heal

Residents in the Northern Tier are coming together to help a Wellsboro teen recover after a major car accident earlier this week. >>

Free Parking During Winter Storm

Parking in the Centertown Parking Garage will be available for free from 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 4, through 7:00 am Thursday, February 6, 2014 >>

Athens Declares Snow Emergency

The Athens Borough is under a snow emergency on Wednesday from 12 am to 8 pm. >>

Winter Weather Preps

The Twin Tiers is looking at up to a foot or more of snow on Wednesday morning, And with that nasty weather headed our way, area supply stores have seen an increased demand for... You guessed it. Shovels! >>

Elmira Robbery Suspect Still Loose

Questions still unanswered in an Elmira Savings Bank robbery. >>

P.A. Republicans Endorse Corbett

Governor Tom Corbett got the nod from the Pennsylvania Republican party over the weekend >>

Ice Bar Melts Away Winter Blues

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel annual ice bar event raises money at arctic venue. >>

Sen. Gillibrand’s American Opportunity Agenda

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in town today touting her latest push for workplace equality. She says legislation dealing with issues like equal pay and minimum wage are outdated and need to be changed. >>

Suspect In Armed Bank Robbery Still At Large

The West Elmira Police Department along with the Chemung County Sheriff's Office is still searching for the suspect who remains at large. >>

NYSP Arrest Three During Narcotics Bust

Police seize heroin, scales and hypodermic needles during an Owego drug bust. >>

Britax Making Stroller Recall

A popular stroller company is having some recalls. >>

Saving The Historic Bell Tower

An Elmira church is getting some much needed funds to help fix damages to a historic Landmark following the tornado of 2012. >>

Push for Bradford County CodeRED System

Bradford County is taking a proactive approach to get the word out on the latest advisories as quickly as possible. >>

Wine on Ice 2014

Friday night was the kickoff for the 2014 Wine on Ice event at First Arena in Elmira. >>

Village of Horseheads Tax Cap Precautions

The Village of Horseheads is ready in case they override the state tax cap. >>

ZUMBATHON for CASA Kids

ZUMBA for a cause. >>

Boil Water Advisory Slows Down Businesses

It's day two of a boil advisory in Hornell, an end could be in sight by tomorrow. But in the meantime people have been dealing with it the best they can. >>

Schuyler Co. Couple Heads to Prison for Theft

A former fire chief and his wife are headed to prison for stealing more than $100,000 from the Monterey Volunteer Fire Department. >>

Special Report: Cross Country Nightmare

Moving can be a difficult process with the packing, the planning, and of course the adjustment to a new home. But for one family, the already stressful ordeal took a turn for the worst. >>

Landfill Expansion Hearing

The Chemung County Legislature held a public hearing Thursday night about the possible increase in the the amount of trash that can go to the county landfill. >>

Hornell Boil Water Advisory

There is a boil advisory for Hornell this afternoon. City officials are warning everyone in Hornell to make sure to bring water to a boil for one minute before using. >>

Reed Hopeful For More Job Creation

WENY spoke with Congressman Tom Reed Wednesday morning on the State of the Union. >>

Reaction To State Of The Union Address

Tuesday night, President Barack Obama addressed the nation with his State of the Union Address from the White House. WENY Political Analyst, Dr. Jim Twombly weighs in on the President's speech. >>

Latest Farm Bill Pleases Farmers

Many farmers have been waiting a long time to for a new Farm Bill. Here locally they say even with the concessions, the House of Representative's ill could have been worse. >>

Chemung Co. Landfill Expansion Plans

The Chemung County Legislature will hold a public hearing Thursday about increasing the amount of trash that can go to the county landfill. >>

Elmira City Youth Court Induction

Nationally, more than 100,000 young Americans volunteer their time to serve on Youth Courts. The Elmira City Youth Court inducted some of it's own new members at a ceremony on Wednesday night. >>

Near Westside Neighborhood Meeting

The Near Westside Neighborhood Association had its annual meeting Wednesday night at the Grace Episcopal Church in Elmira. >>

Owego Flood Mitigation Funding

Owego will be prepared next time a flood hits the Southern Tier. >>

Reeds Hopes for the State of the Union

What Congressman Tom Reed hopes to hear in President Obama's State of the Union address. >>

UPDATE: Arrest in Dog Cruelty Case

An Elkland Pennsylvania man is being blamed for the dog found frozen to death in an upside down crate. >>

Cold Takes a Bite Out of Business

The deep freeze we've been in for the past several weeks is impacting people here in the Twin Tiers in more ways than one. These frigid temperatures are impacting local businesses. >>

Ithaca Heroin Use

Drug addiction is problem that's all too common in many towns and cities across America. >>

NYSP Looking for Two Property Damage Suspects

State troopers need the public's help tracking down two people who were possibly involved in a property damage incident at the Chemung Co. fairgrounds. >>

Horseheads Gas Compressor

Concerned residents came out to the Horseheads Town Hall on Tuesday night to voice their concerns about a gas compressor, and the structure that would house it. The hearing only focused on the building, but residents still had a lot of questions. >>

Police Investigation Continues for Frozen Puppy

Puppy found frozen to death in Tioga County, still a mystery. >>

New River Trail Grant

New money from a local business will go along way towards helping build a new trail in the town of Chemung along the river. >>

Thomas Crapper Day

What is "Thomas Crapper Day"? >>

Ithaca Gets Federal Funding For Sidewalk Project

Ithaca is getting federal finding to help keep pedestrians safe. >>

Heating Bills on the Rise

We've had some record-breaking polar temperatures this Winter already and they can account for some hefty bills in the mail. Some experts think expenses for this month may hit an all time high. >>

New Ithaca Trash Tags

The City of Ithaca has increased the price of trash tags to $3.75 effective January 1, 2014. >>

John DeSisti Passes Away

Accused killer, John Desisti, passed away this morning at the S-C-I Laurel Highlands Correctional Facility. >>

National Drug Facts Week

With drug use among teens going up, and the perceived risk going down. The National Institute on Drug Abuse wants to get the facts out. >>

Disturbing Animal Abuse in Elmira

The dogs owner has been charged. >>

Making SUNY School's Green

Governor Cuomo is trying to make New York colleges “more green”. >>

Keeping Pets Safe in Freezing Temperatures

The Chemung County S-P-C-A is sending a reminder to all animal owners to make sure pets are safe this Winter. >>

Schumer at Lockheed Martin

With the recently passed federal appropriations bill, hundreds of millions are on the table for new military aircrafts. Senator Chuck Schumer was in Owego Friday afternoon, to talk about some exciting news for Owego, and the Twin Tiers. >>

Elmira Church Gets $10,000 Grant

A historical Elmira church is getting some much needed money to make repairs to its bell tower. >>

Second Wind Cottages Almost Ready

That's why a Tompkins County man is doing his best to make sure homeless men have a warm place to stay as temperatures continue to plummet. >>

Meet Me at the Museum

Beginning in February, the Alzheimer's Association Rochester & Finger Lakes Region will offer "Meet Me at the Museum." >>

Puppy Trapped in Crate Freezes To Death

A puppy froze to death after being left trapped in a crate in Tioga County. >>

Family Loses House After Thurston Fire

Several fire crews responded to a house fire Thursday morning that left one family without a home. >>

Inmate Saddened by Monterey Shock Closure

After six long months at Monterey Shock, a graduating inmate realizes how far he's come and does not support the Facility's imminent closure. >>

Monterey Shock Closure Takes its Toll

in Elmira alone, inmates at Monterey Shock help out with projects that would cost the city thousands. That work will stop if Monterey Shock closes this July as planned. >>

Phil Palmesano on Cuomo’s Budget

Local Assemblymen Phil Palmesano is giving his thoughts on the Governors budget proposal. >>

Arrest Made in Owego Rite Aid Robbery

Arrest in the Rite Aid robbery from December 9 2013. >>

Sayre Man Arrested in Connection with Heroin Death

Sayre man in jail this morning. >>

Propane Shortage Hits Twin Tiers

A nationwide propane shortage is keeping some people here in the Twin Tiers out in the cold. >>

Cold Takes Toll on Workers and Health

WENY spoke with a professional about Frostbite >>

One Year Anniversary of Owego Fallen Firefighter

Owego Fire Captain Matt Porcari, who passed away one year ago today, is being remembered. >>

New Bakery Opens in Elmira

A tasty new business is opening in Elmira Tuesday. >>

Honoring a Hometown Hero

A year ago today, Owego Fire Captain Matt Porcari was killed while fighting a fire in Newark Valley when the floor collapsed beneath him. He may be gone, but he certainly is not forgotten. >>

Biltmore Crossings Public Forum

It was standing room only Tuesday night at the public forum regarding the future Biltmore Crossing complex in Horseheads. >>

Candlelight Memorial for Captain Porcari

A year ago today, Owego Fire Captain Matt Porcari was killed while fighting a fire in Newark Valley when the floor collapsed beneath him Tonight a candlelight memorial was held at the Fireman's Fountain in the Courthouse Square in Owego. >>

MLK Day in the Twin Tiers

A look at Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations throughout the Twin Tiers. >>

M.U. New Hall Opens

Mansfield University is continuing to grow as students moved into the new residence hall this weekend. >>

Winter Car Preparations

The second cold snap of the Winter is hitting the Twin Tiers. Here's how you can make sure your car is ready for it. >>

Together We Dine

As the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Day Junior Day, the Economic Opportunity Program in Elmira had a free dinner to bring the community together. >>

Tractor Trailer Accident

Two people were sent to the hospital after an accident involving a pickup truck and a tractor trailer. >>

Surgeon General: Smoking even worse for you

Says a new report released Friday >>

Red Robin moving forward in plans to build in Horseheads

The proposal gets a god from the County Planning Board >>

Elmira’s Birthday Celebration

Looking to celebrate a little history tonight and help Elmira raise some money? Well here's your chance. >>

Twin Tiers Science Olympiad in Athens

Athens Area High School Science Olympiad to host Twin Tiers Science Olympiad Invitational. >>

Surgeon General Report 50 Years Later

U.S. Surgeon General to release 50th anniversary Surgeon General's report on smoking and health today. >>

Winter Jazz Fest in Wellsboro

Looking for something to do on this winter weekend? Head over to Wellsboro for Winter Jazz Fest. >>

Old Diner Back in Business

An old Horseheads treasure is back and this time with a new look. >>

Car Accident Sends Driver to Hospital

An accident in Horseheads caused one woman to be taken to the hospital. >>

BREAKING NEWS: Change of Venue Granted for Calvin Harris

Harris trial will move to Schoharie County >>

Lowman UMC Closes Doors this Weekend

Despite a strong fight, the Lowman United Methodist Church will close its doors for good by the end of the weekend. It's home to the only food pantry in the town. >>

Rouille Takes Plea Deal

Will spend 8 years in state prison >>

Two Charged in Avoca Store Burglary

Accused of trying to break into cash register, stealing items >>

Snow Preparation

With another 3-5 inches of snow set to dump on our area, the main concern for many are road conditions. >>

JC Penney Closing 33 Stores, Lay off 2,000

JC Penney is closing 33 stores and laying off 2,000 employees. >>

Flu Causes Two Deaths in NY

Flu season is in full swing and it already caused two deaths in New York. >>

Ithaca Incubator Coming this Summer

Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College are partnering to create a business incubator. The goal is to give entrepreneurs a place to come together with fresh, new ideas. >>

Enfield Man Killed in Car-Pedestrian Collision

Police say man walked in path of oncoming car >>

Police Seek 2 in Owego Robbery

Authorities look for suspect, potential shopper caught on camera >>

Frozen Water Safety

We've had a break in the sub-zero temperatures, but unfortunately we're not out of the woods yet. >>

Ithaca Tompkins Control Tower Gets Funding

The airport control tower at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will continue to operate at full capacity. >>

New Funding for NY Dairy Industry

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday nearly $21 million dollars is going to the state's booming yogurt industry. >>

SUV Crashes into Utility Pole

Areas of black ice this morning caused problems on the roads. >>

SAFE Act Bullet Provision Begins

A year ago today, Governor Cuomo signed lengthy legislation to try to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and people with mental health issues. Today, changes to ammunition sales take effect. >>

New Concerns on LPG Storage

Opponents of liquid gas storage on Seneca Lake are calling on the county for plans in the event of an emergency. >>

Expanded Hunting Season in Tompkins Co.

Efforts to reduce deer overpopulation >>

Fighting The Flu

The flu season is in full swing and it's hitting the younger generation harder than ever. >>

Chemung County Logo

The Chemung County Legislature unanimously passed a resolution objecting to the use of their seal or logo on any website associated with New York's Safe Act. >>

Cornell Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

Biomedical engineers at Cornell University are turning sticky nanoparticles into "cancer-killing machines" to prevent cancer cells from spreading throughout the body. >>

Ithaca Ice Jam Update

On Tuesday afternoon, Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick held a press conference regarding the flooding and ice jams that plagued city creeks. >>

Federal Budget Bill Creates Jobs at Lockheed

Lockheed to build Air Force Helicopters >>

Dixon Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Girlfriend

Not convicted of most serious charge, 2nd degree murder >>

College Tuition Assistance for Volunteer Firefighters

Helps Volunteer firefighters get affordable college degree >>

Southside Rising Plans Unveiled

Plans involve redeveloping Brand Park Pool >>

Cuomo Signs Pet Law

Governor Cuomo also signed another law allowing for tighter local regulations on pet dealers. >>

Ithaca’s Ice Jam Breaking Up

Ithaca's Ice Jam is finally starting to break up. This is relief for neighbors suffering from the rising waters. >>

Accident Traps Driver in Car

A driver was trapped in their car after skidding on black ice in Wellsburg. >>

Tom Reed on State of State

Congressman Tom Reed is happy with the governor's proposals on upstate manufacturing in his State of the State speech. >>

Fire Destroys Wellsburg Mobile Home

A fire burned through a mobile home just behind the Dandy Mini Mart in Wellsburg. >>

State of Emergency Extended in Ithaca

The stormy weather might be over, but the work is far from done for neighborhoods that flooded in Ithaca due to ice jams. The city plans on dredging creeks this Spring. >>

NYS DEC Proposal

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing new regulations to help stop the spread of invasive water species. >>

DOT Plow Driver Charged with DWI

Found unresponsive with BAC over .08. >>

Elmira 2014 Budget Passes

The Elmira City Council barely passed the $31.6 million budget for 2014. >>

Local State of the State

If you couldn't make it to Albany on Wednesday for the Governor's State of the State address, well he's bringing it to you. >>

Goodies for Our Troops Event

Goodies for our Troops need your help. January 10th 11th and 12th. >>

Target Data Breach Widens

Up to 70 Million Potentially Affected >>

Local Reaction To State Of The State Address

Friday a member of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cabinet stopped by Chemung County to break down Wednesday's State of the State Address. >>

Lackawanna Trail Project

Things are looking up for Elmira's Lackawanna Trail. The City of Elmira has announced that it will lead the project to expand the trail and make improvements. >>

Ithaca Flooding Concerns

With the weekend forecast pointing towards rain and warmer temperatures, Ithaca is taking extra precaution for residents living in the areas affected by flooding caused by the ice jams this week. >>

Van Etten Remembers Mayor Roger Brown

On Saturday community members in the Village of Van Etten will remember Mayor Roger Brown. >>

Flood Watch Prompts Concern

The National Weather Service's issuing of flood watch for the Twin Tiers is bringing back memories of the flooding in 2011 in Campbell. Fortunately, Emergency management doesn't anticipate as drastic conditions. >>

Cornell Gets 75 Million Dollar Gift for Cancer Research

Cornell gets a $75 million dollar donation for its medical college. >>

Ice Jam Problems Continue in Ithaca

Almost five days later, the Ithaca ice jam is still causing problems. >>

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Corning

Nearby schools on lockout on Northside >>

Elmira Budget Vote Almost Postponed

Just days before Elmira's City Council is scheduled to vote on the proposed budget, some city leaders are having second thoughts. >>

Elmira’s Five Year Capital Plan

City Council placed Elmira's five year Capital Improvement plan on file today. >>

Arrest Made After Gunshots in Corning

Corning police were not able to find a victim or a motive, but as the day went on the situation had a twist. The suspect in the Wednesday morning incident has been arrested. >>

Quarter Auction Helps Local Woman

Eight local businesses are coming together to help a Horseheads woman battling Multiple Sclerosis. >>

ECSD to Offer Austin Superintendent Job

Board of Education to suspend search >>

Judges Say Guthrie Not to Blame for Patient STD Disclosure

Guthrie held not liable for nurse's actions to tell family member of boyfriend's STD >>

Elmira Express Honored For Great Season

The athletes come from two separate Elmira schools. >>

FOLLOW UP: More Help For Pam at Elks Auction

Over four hundred dollars raised at auction. >>

TAA For Belden Employees

There's good news for Belden workers who were laid off last year. >>

Schuyler Relay for Life Kickoff

The Schuyler County American Cancer Society Relay for Life committee officially kicked off it's 2014 season earlier tonight. >>

Elmira City Budget Neighborhood Meeting

Elmira City Councilman Bill McCarthy held a neighborhood meeting Thursday night to discuss the city's proposal to increase taxes by 6%. >>

Reed Fighting for Emergency Workers

Congressman Tom Reed wants to help firefighter and EMS volunteers who may be hurt by the new health care law. >>

Schuyler County New Crystal City Route

Schuyler County Transit starting a public bus to the Crystal City. >>

New Day Ministries Breakfast

A new soup kitchen is trying to serve people in need the most important meal of the day and the new program is a first for the area. >>

Steuben Co. Miracle Baby Home

At just two weeks old, baby Noah was diagnosed with a major liver infection. If it weren't for his aunt being a match, he possibly wouldn't be here today. >>

NY State of the State

Governor Cuomo made his 4th State of the State address earlier today in Albany. The Governor talked about what happened in 2013, and what he has planned for 2014. >>

Tioga Co. NY Fire Kills Young Child

Efforts to save four year old were unsuccessful >>

Horseheads Red Robin

The Horseheads Town Board held a public hearing tonight regarding a possible Red Robin chain restaurant. >>

The Shot Heard Around NY

It's been a year since the New York SAFE ACT became law and despite back lash from many, the law still stands and local gun supporters are still fighting back. >>

Ithaca Ice Jam Update

People in the Fall Creek neighborhood are opening their front doors to a street of water or ice now with temperatures plummeting. >>

Custody Battle Arrest in Avoca

A custody dispute led to one arrest in Avoca. >>

State of Emergency in Ithaca

The temperatures may be looking up, but things are still not looking so good for a northern Ithaca neighborhood that flooded due to an ice jam yesterday. >>

EOP Offers Free Hot Food on Frigid Day

EOP's CFJP Bistro offers warm place for people to get a meal >>

Corning Murder Arraignment

The two suspects in the alleged murder on Corning's Southside were back in court Tuesday afternoon. >>

Tractor Trailer Rollover

It was a very cold night for police and firefighters in Horseheads after responding to a tractor trailer rollover that sent the driver to the hospital earlier tonight. >>

Preventing Freezing Pipes

In sub-zero temperatures like what we've been seeing, frozen pipes can be a real big problem. It's the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with. >>

Arrest in Armed Roberry in Owego

An man is still on the loose after an armed robbery in Owego. >>

Knife Fight Arrest in Addison

An Addison man is in jail today after a knife fight Friday night. >>

Wheeler Domestic Dispute

A scary scene in Wheeler for some children over the weekend. One child had to step in as his father beat his mother. >>

NY State Medical Marijuana?

A big issue Governor Cuomo is planning to talk about is allowing medical marijuana to be used in the state this year. >>

Drug Test Kits

The Steuben County Sheriff's Office is offering a new tool to help parents fight drug abuse among kids or teenagers. >>

Jammed Ice Floods Neighborhood

As temperatures continue to plummet, concerns are rising for a Northern Ithaca neighborhood where Emergency Crews have been trying to break up jammed ice in Cascadilla Creek. >>

Jungle Cleared for Winter

People living in Ithaca's homeless encampment known as the Jungle will not be left to brave the freezing temperatures. >>

Preventing Bursting Pipes

Whenever temperatures dip this low, pipes in your home that were just thawed out could freeze up again. >>

Elmira Teen Rescued from Seneca Lake

Teen's kayak overturned in frigid waters >>

Corning Swears In New Deputy Mayor

The City of Corning has a new Deputy Mayor. Councilman William Boland was sworn into office during the Corning City Council Meeting Monday evening. >>

Winter Preps

Being prepared for severe weather or a natural disaster is important, and the Chemung County Office of Emergency Management has some tips. >>

Keeping Pets Warm

Already, 2014 is starting out with a bang! Earlier in the week came the snow, now- bone chilling temperatures with some parts of the Southern Tier between 10 and 15 degrees below zero. >>

Snow Storm Causing Flight Delays at ELM

The snow is affecting airline travel, here's a list of delays and cancellations from Elmira Corning Regional Airport. >>

Airline Travel Affected at Ithaca Tompkins

The snow isn't just affecting the roads, it's affecting airline travel as well. Here's a list of delays and cancellations at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. >>

Chemicals Collected in Finger Lakes Region

While many of us are starting to clean up the snow, New York conservation officials are doing another kind of clean up. >>

State of Emergency Remains

New York state still remains under a state of emergency, but what exactly does that mean for the Southern Tier? >>

Police ID Suspect in Tioga Co. Homicide Case

Police match spent bullets to weapon >>

Northern Tier Woman Charged with Forgery

Accused of stealing from community organization >>

Cold Weather on Seniors

With the snow storm and frigid temperatures, the well-being for the elderly is a serious issue. >>

Tioga County Man Behind Bars After Alleged Rape

A Tioga County Pennsylvania man is in jail today, charged with rape after allegedly breaking into a woman's home on New Year's eve. >>

Snow Emergency for Athens and Waverly

A snow emergency is in effect in Athens Borough and the Village of Waverly. >>

PA State Police Ask to Call PennDOT for Weather

PA State Police are asking to refrain from calling to ask about road and weather information. >>

Ithaca Police Still Looking for Info on Bar Fight

An assault suspect is still on the loose after a bar fight in Ithaca left a large cut on a woman's cheek. >>

Snow Closes Food Pantries

From businesses to schools, the snow has really put a damper on things today. Nearly all of the local food pantries in the area closed early today except for two. >>

Snowfall 2014

It's the first snowfall of the year, and already supplies are flying off the shelves. >>

AG Warns Vendors against Price Gouging

Report Price gouging to AG's Office >>

Fatal Car Crash in Newfield

Two people are dead after a crash in Newfield last night. >>

Attempted Armed Robbery in Ithaca

An Ithaca man is arrested after police say he tried to rob someone with a knife. >>

Annual New Year’s 4 Mile Run

Dozens of Southern Tier runners hit the pavement to start their New Year off right. >>

Big Flats Board Sworn In

The town of Big Flats swore in its newly elected board members this afternoon. >>

Elmira Standoff

It was a tense scene in an Elmira neighborhood today, a standoff that ended peace fully this afternoon, but not before hours of negotiations. >>

Light Bulb Phase Out

It's about to be light's out for light bulbs as most of us know them. January 1, 2014 marked the end of an era when it comes to the incandescent light bulb. >>

NYE Crystals on Display at CMoG

Wednesday night's center of attention will be the crystal ball dropping in Times Square in New York City. But in the Crystal City, pieces from former crystal balls are on display. >>

Corning Swears In New Members

Mayor, council members take oath of office >>

Local Couple fears Another Russia Attack

While the world's eyes are on Russia after twin bombings so close to the Olympic games, the terror attacks in Volgograd are of great concern to a Southern Tier couple with roots from the city. >>

Jenny Stamp Sold in Waverly

Postal workers are the Santa of Waverly to a Sayre man who got a very unique stamp by surprise. >>

Car into Home Leaves One Man Dead

One man is dead after an accident in Horseheads, leaving the drivers car in a home. >>

Pound for Pound

Members at Journey Fitness donated a pound of food to a local pantry for every pound they lost since the gym opened in April. >>

Sayre Man Finds Rare Stamp

USPS issues 100 sheets of upright "Inverted Jenny" stamp >>

Elmira City Public Hearing

The Elmira City Council held a public hearing this evening on the city's proposal to raise taxes. >>

Manos Reopens

The popular diner in Elmira Heights reopened it's doors after being closed for several years. >>

New Year: Higher Gas Prices

The New Year promises new beginnings, but for people in Pennsylvania it's the start of higher prices at the pump. >>

Help Wiehe Family Rebuild

The community is coming together to help a Horseheads family after they lost everything to a fire. >>

Fire Damages Millport Home

Fire started in basement; cause under investigation >>

Otto Campanella Sworn In

Elmira's new city court judge, the Honorable Ottavio Campanella was officially sworn in earlier today at City Hall. >>

STOP-DWI Campaign

With all the fun surrounding the holidays, it's also a time when drunk driving is at it's peak. >>

Curb Alert: Christmas Trash

It's time to clean up after Christmas, but how can you make sure thieves don't clean you out? >>

Post Christmas Shopping

After unwrapping all of those presents, maybe you received something you didn't want, or maybe it didn't fit. >>

Battling Holiday Weight Gain

It's that time of year that seems to do the most damage to our diets. Holiday cakes, cookies, and pies are just some of the things that pack on the pounds during the holidays. >>

Hardinge selling Swiss Subsidiary

The company will keep its France and Germany operations >>

NY Minimum Wage Hike

Good news for those who are paid minimum wage in New York. >>

Hundreds Deliver Arctic League Christmas Gifts

For many families, braving the cold on Christmas eve into Christmas Day to deliver gifts to children in need has become a tradition. >>

Help Deliver Christmas Gifts with Arctic League

The Arctic League is gearing up for its Christmas morning tradition and you can help! >>

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Another reminder during the holidays to look out for holiday fires. >>

Search Continues for City Manager

In Elmira, the search continues for a new city manager. >>

Hope Remains for Downtown Development

The clock is ticking for funding for a Downtown Elmira project. >>

Santa’s Helpers Deliver Gifts

Some of Santa's little helpers came out in full force today at the Village of Horseheads Fire Department to help deliver some of the Arctic League's Christmas Gifts to children in need. >>

PSP Investigate Bradford Co. Homicide

Police say body found in New Albany home >>

Caroling For Inmates

Members of the Lake Street Presbyterian church in Elmira made it their holiday mission Tuesday night to spread a bit of Christmas Cheer to everyone. >>

Arctic League Closing the Big Book

It's so close to Christmas and that means it's the end of the Arctic League's Holiday Campaign. >>

Giving Back for the Holiday

A group of people from Casa De Karate got together to show surpise a local veteran in need with some holiday cheer. >>

Hornell Officer Charged in Evidence Room Theft

Accused of stealing $15,000 from evidence room >>

Corning Murder Suspects Indicted

Case of body found in abandoned home on Pine Street >>

Candies and treats in our nation's capitol

It's the most wonderful time of the year for free stuff inside the United States Capitol. >>

UPDATE: Looking For A Home

The 7 year old Labrador mix named "Rocky" found a home just in time for Christmas. >>

Dave Clark Foundation Fundraiser

If you haven't wrapped up your Christmas shopping by now, you may consider giving the gift of local goods. >>

Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Christmas is now less than a week away, but if you haven't finished all of your Christmas shopping, there's still time. >>

Jingle Bell Run

Runners came out to Centerway Square earlier tonight for the annual Jingle Bell Run! >>

Target Breach Hits Home

Over 40 million Target customers' identities could be on the line, and at least one of the affected customers shopped at the Target in Big Flats. >>

Corbin Whyte Sentenced to Prison

Gets up to 4 years on Tampering Conviction >>

Tioga Downs Donations

It was a very heartwarming moment when several non profit organizations gathered at Tioga Downs Friday afternoon. >>

TRAX Pub & Grill Grand Openeing

Winter has just begun and even with a slight warm up this weekend, the owners of Greek Peak Mountain Resort opened up their new Pub and Grill TRAX. >>

USW Union helps CASA kids have a Merry Christmas

The union collected dozens of toys >>

Sheriff Cole: SRO’s Save Lives

Less than a week ago, a gunman opened fire in Colorado for the 25th school shooting since the tragedy at Newtown. Now, a local Sheriff is vouching for School Resource Officers, saying they can save lives. >>

Elmira Psych Center to Remain Open

Cuomo makes announcement that center won't close >>

David Perry Sentenced to Prison

Will spend at least four years in state prison >>

The Banzai Program for Financial Literacy

Over the past few years most, if not all, states have incorporated financial literacy into the education system curriculum. >>

Target Security Breach

The data of roughly 40 million Target customers was breached during the busiest shopping season of the year, and the Secret Service is investigating. >>

Tom Reed Town Meeting

Congressman Tom Reed held a town meeting tonight in the Town of Elmira. It was a chance for constituents in New York's 23rd Congressional District to have an open forum with the Congressman. >>

Lions Club Donations

The Corning Lions Club had its annual auction to benefit the Salvation Army earlier tonight at the Corning Radisson. >>

Fire in Town of Horseheads

A house caught on fire in the Town of Horseheads. It happened just after 3 A.M. at 117 Lewis Street. >>

BREAKING: Hydrogen Leak in Elmira

We have a breaking news situation in Elmira right now. Police and fire crews are evacuating people near Sullivan Street after the company AIRGAS has reported a hydrogen leak. >>

Garbage Truck Ax in Odessa

A mother and her toddler were sent to the hospital after a tractor trailer hit their SUV on Route 224 in Odessa this morning. >>

UPDATE: Airgas Evacuation Lifted

Business is back to usual after a hydrogen leak in Elmira that prompted an evacuation. >>

Reward Offered in Credit Union Armed Robbery

Up to $5,000 offered or info leading to arrest and conviction >>

AT&T Launches 4G LTE in Elmira

Wireless network claims better coverage, faster speeds >>

Coming Together for the Wiehe Family

Students with the SkillsUSA chapter at the GST BOCES Bush Campus collected donations for a family who lost everything in a fire. >>

New Elmira Middle School Names

The schools will be renamed as part of a school merger. >>

Student May Have Brought Knife on School Bus

The alleged incident happened last Friday >>

Common Core Survey Results

The Corning-Painted Post school district held its regular board meeting Wednesday night. >>

IPD Life Saving Training

Ithaca Police Officers are getting hands on training with new trauma kits, that could save lives. >>

Arctic League Accepts Applications

Gifts still available for Chemung County children >>

Library Tax Referendum Fails

The vote was 44 to 55 percent >>

New Elmira City Budget Proposal

Elmira city taxes could be going up even higher than originally expected. >>

Angel Tree TOY SHORTAGE

The Salvation Army of Chemung and Schuyler Counties are expected to deliver presents to children in two days, but they are 450 presents short! >>

Snow Doesn’t Stop Seneca Santa

The snow didn't stop hundreds of people showing up at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards on Saturday for the 17th annual Seneca Santa. >>

Delicious Tradition Helps Kids in Need

CASA of the Southern Tier had their annual Light of Hope Brunch on Sunday at Castel Grisch Winery in Watkins Glen. >>

Ithaca Ice Wars

The icy weather out there this weekend might have kept a lot of you indoors. But in Ithaca artists turned that ice into art. >>

Cuomo Repowers Dunkirk Power Plant

The Dunkirk power plant worked out a $150 million dollar agreement to re-power and expand from coal to a 435 megawatt natural gas facility. >>

BREAKING NEWS: Human Remains ID’d as Elmira Missing Man

Vincent Little Reported Missing in 2010 >>

UPDATE: Human Remains Identified

After years of investigating, the Bradford County Coroner has some sad news for a missing Elmira man's family. >>

Local National Guard Soldiers Return from Qatar

Back in U.S. after nine month deployment >>

Steuben Co. Man Found Dead in Prison Cell

NYSP launch homicide investigation >>

Self Defense for a Cause

American Family Karate in Elmira had its first annual "Care For Our Community" event Monday night. >>

Holiday Fire Prevention

This time of year, its all too common to hear tragic stories of homes going up in flames. >>

Ithaca Police Warn of Recent Burglaries

Numerous Incidents have been Reported >>

Chemung County Democratic Committee Chair

The Chemung County Democratic Committee unanimously elected Jim Carr from Millport as its next County Chair. >>

UPDATE:Ithaca Man Killed in Tent Fire

The fire happened in the "Jungle" >>

Holiday Food Hubs Feeding Those in Need

Holiday Food Hubs in Ithaca are getting fresh food to those in need this holiday season. >>

Valentines Day Care Packages for Troops

We're ready for Christmas but some are prepping for Valentine's Day for a good cause. >>

Annual Event Helps Veterans in Need

Bath VA Medical Center annual 'Stand Down' event is helping area veterans who may be homeless or in need of a little extra help. >>

Ithaca Jungle Death

Another death in Ithaca's homeless encampment known as the Jungle raises concerns about homelessness. >>

Bath VA Urgent Care

The Bath VA Medical Center's emergency department is turning into an urgent care clinic. >>

New Senior Apartments Open in Waverly

Former school building turned apartment complex >>

Former Union Treasurer Charged with Stealing Funds

Accused of stealing more than $50,000 from Teachers organization >>

UPDATE: Chemung House Fire

A home was left severely damaged after a fire in the Town of Chemung Friday night. >>

Online Scam Sites

It's time for some last minute shopping! Popular websites like QVC and Ebay are offering all kinds of deals, some people shop on websites that turn out to be scams. >>

Ambulance Funding Threatened

At stake is $40 million in Medicaid payments statewide used to pay for ambulance services. >>

Rochester Frozen Frontier Hockey Festival

Rochester stadium to host 10-day hockey festival >>

Ithaca Jungle Fire

A tent fire Wednesday afternoon in the encampment known as the Jungle left one man seriously burned. >>

PA Child Abuse Bills Go to Corbett

Pennsylvania lawmakers send 5 child-abuse bills to Gov. Corbett. >>

EC Gets $2.25 Million Grant

Elmira College plans to expand its nursing program after receiving a multi-million dollar grant. It should lead to construction jobs and opportunities for get into a growing field of work. >>

Onondaga Co. Man Charged with Rape in Steuben Co.

Police say man met teen online, traveled to Hornellsville for sex >>

The Pulsera Project

A group of Elmira Free Academy Students participate in a international aid project every year. This year they are getting colorful! >>

Corning Library Tax Follow Up

We have a follow up on the Steuben Library Referendum meeting last night. Three Chemung County legislators are against the proposed tax levy hike for the library in Corning. >>

Ernie Davis Celebration

Elmira Football legend Ernie Davis would have celebrated his 74th birthday on Saturday, and the community is remembering his legacy. >>

Watkins Road Fire

A little before 8:00 tonight a structure fire broke out in a trailer home at 3554 Watkins Road. >>

CVS to Add 100 Jobs in Chemung

The CVS Distribution Center is expanding is territory and looking for about 100 people to work first and second shifts. >>

Lowman Church and Pantry to Close

The Lowman United Methodist Church was built by Lowman ancestors centuries ago, and now word comes that it could be boarded up next year along with its food pantry. >>

Waverly High School to Add Police Officer

Officer to patrol HS beginning in 2014 >>

Patterson Bridge Project in Corning on Schedule

Bridge slated to be finished in May 2014 >>

Southern Tier Council Gets Good Chunk of Latest Economic Development Awards

$82 Million Dollars awarded for Southern Tier Projects >>

Public Meeting On Library Proposition

The Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning is hoping to get more money to keep its doors open. >>

Horseheads House Fire

Firefighters were called out to a house fire on Fletcher Street in Horseheads Wednesday night. >>

Special Adoption Special from Tanners PAWS

Santa will deliver your dog Christmas morning >>

Bombardier Layoffs Coming

More job cuts in the Southern Tier, but local leaders say there's hope for this latest batch of laid off workers. >>

Former Doctor Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Admitted to fake diagnosis, prescription >>

Possible Tompkins Co. Jail Renovations

Tompkins county has released some of its plans to renovate the County Jail. >>

Canned Food Drive at the Movies

It's a Wonderful Life, The 1946 classic made it's way back on the big screen across the Southern Tier tonight. And if you wanted to see it, the price of admission was not money, but food. >>

Un-Affordable Healthcare

The Affordable Health Care Act has been a huge benefit for a majority of people. >>

Presidential Lecture Series Continues

Barbara Riggs is set to speak Tuesday in Gibson Theater at Elmira College. >>

Arctic League Broadcast Record

During its annual telethon, the Elmira based organization raised more than 51 thousand dollars. >>

Mysterious Symptoms at Hornell Junior High

A scary moment for students and parents earlier today in Hornell after more than a dozen of students were transported from the junior high school and went to the hospital with mysterious symptoms. >>

Jordan Frysinger Found Not Guilty

After a little over three hours of deliberations the jury found Jordan Frysinger not guilty on three counts of 1st Degree Attempted Rape and one count of 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Act. >>

Proposed Elmira Charter School

Parents and community members herd from Susan Barker Executive Director of the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute. >>

Arctic League Gift Packing Begins

Elmira's oldest charity, Arctic League, is gearing up now to make Christmas possible for hundreds of children in need in Chemung County. >>

Tanner’s P.A.W.S Needs Help

The start up non profit organization dedicated to helping dogs find a healthy and happy home needs your help. >>

Local Ties to Nelson Mandela

A Cornell professor who lived through apartheid and the change of a nation is reflecting on the loss of the civil rights champion, Nelson Mandela. >>

Car Pedestrian Crash Under Investigation

Victim in critical condition >>

DeClemente’s To Close

After almost 20 years of business on Market Street in Corning, a popular restaurant will be closing its doors. >>

Frysinger Trial: Day 4

The jury heard more conflicting testimony Friday, in day four of the Jordan Frysinger attempted rape case. >>

Wisner in Winter

Well if you have not started your Christmas shopping, you might want to head out this weekend to Wisner in Winter! >>

Phone Scam Danger

Imagine sitting at home and getting an unknown phone call saying your computer has a virus and they need access to your computer? What would you do? WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Wisner in Winter is Back

“Wisner in Winter” is back again for another year. >>

TC3, Cornell Health Care Talk

Cornell University and Tompkins Cortland Community College are teaming up for the public info session about navigating the affordable care act in New York. >>

Helping Pam Get Mobile

The Holiday Season isn't always about getting, it can also be about giving. The community is giving to a woman who spent her life advocating for others. >>

Frysinger Trial: Defense Calls Witnesses

Defense lawyers began their case today in the Jordan Frysinger attempted rape trial, calling four witnesses to the stand including Frysinger's sister Mallory. >>

Streets Blocked Near Lake Street Building

Firefighters remove dangling soffit from crumbling structure >>

Still No Arrests in Credit Union Robbery

Police say info coming in >>

Meals On Wheels Event

People in Corning had the chance to taste some great wine and help out a good cause earlier tonight. >>

United Way Grants Benefit Local Groups

United Way gave out $25,000 worth of grants. >>

Common Core Forum Backlash

Over 300 people turned up at Corning East High School to hear testimonies about a heated topic, Common Core. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Spirit of the Season is Back

The Palace Theatre owner and local food banks are teaming up again for an annual tradition like no other. >>

Common Core Discussion

Tonight the Watkins Glen School Superintendent and others will talk about Common Core School Standards. >>

BREAKING NEWS: ARMED ROBBERY AT ELMIRA CREDIT UNION

Second time in two months credit union was targeted >>

Obamacare Options in Southern Tier

Just a few weeks are left for people who want to sign up to get health insurance by the beginning of the year through the Affordable Care Act, but the competition isn't exactly fierce here in the Southern Tier. >>

New Chemung County Service

Chemung County announced a new service to help towns and villages manage their money. >>

More Details Emerge In Frysinger Case

More graphic details emerged Wednesday in the second day of the Frysinger sexual assault case. >>

Armed Robbery 2 at Elmira Credit Union

The latest on the armed robbery that happened late Wednesday afternoon at the Elmira Credit Union. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

ThinkSTEM gets Five Thousand Dollar Grant

DuPont gave program a check on Wednesday >>

Chemung Co. Chamber Awards

This morning the annual Chemung county chamber of commerce awards banquet featured some incredible community leaders. >>

Giving Tuesday Hits the Twin Tiers

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, but don't put the checkbook and credit cards away. Today is "Giving Tuesday," a day to spend your money or time to help others and it's gaining traction across the country and here in the Twin Tiers. >>

S-VE, Candor Merger Straw Vote

Voters in the Spencer-Van Etten and Candor school districts will decide whether to send a merger of the two districts to a public referendum. >>

Red Cross Collects Sweats for Vets

Clothing will be given to Bath VA residents >>

More Funding to Fight Hydrilla

Federal funds will support erradication effort >>

Jordan Frysinger Trial Begins

The trial is underway in the case against Jordan Frysinger, the former Corning East Football star accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated teenage girl. >>

BOCES Gaffer District Decoration

The Students Welded Christmas Trees >>

Remembering Michael Clark

The Ithaca College community came together Tuesday night to remember 21-year-old Michael Clark, who died in a car accident. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Chemical Mystery in Ithaca

An unknown chemical was dumped into the Ithaca area sewage system and public officials are trying to find out what it is and who did it. >>

Police Investigate Rt 872 Crash

Pennsylvania State police are still looking for the driver who crashed his car and then left the scene >>

Small BREW Act

Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing a plan he says will pump millions of dollars back into small breweries every year. >>

Ithaca College Student Killed in Crash

Students traveling together back to Ithaca after holiday break >>

Frysinger Jury Selection Underway

Accused of sexually assaulting intoxicated teenage girl in 2012 >>

Boil Water in Van Etten

Boil Water until Further Notice >>

Vacant Property Problems in Corning

A Corning City Councilman proposed a resolution to secure vacant buildings but the resolution failed. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Towanda 2014 Budget

Just a few weeks ago Towanda was facing a $20,000 dollar budget shortfall for 2014. Tonight, the gap was filled and the budget is now balanced. >>

Corning's Parade of Lights

Corning’s 19th annual Parade of Lights will look a little slow this year, probably because its not moving >>

Small Business Saturday

It's become an annual tradition during the holiday shopping season and almost as famous as Black Friday. >>

Shop Local Saturday

Black Friday is winding down and small retailers are gearing up for their big shopping day of the year. >>

Body Found in Taughannock State Park

Hikers found body in creek >>

Towanda Man Arrested for Rape, Sexual Assault

Allegedly sexually assaulted 18 year old female >>

Local Actor Screening

The Keystone Theatre in Towanda rolled out the red carpet for a private screening of a movie starring an actor with local ties earlier today. >>

Cash Reward for Vandalism Info

Ithaca Police are looking for the person or people responsible for a rash of vandalism in the city and they're offering a cash reward. >>

Thankful for First Responders

While many of us celebrate Thanksgiving in the comfort of our homes, first responders like cops, firefighters and EMT's are out there making sure we're all protected and safe. >>

Annual Thanksgiving Feast

And for those who may be spending this Thanksgiving alone, there were quite a few places offering free dinners today. WENY's Nick Quattrini has more. >>

Plates For a Cause at Holmes Plate

Holmes' Plate 54 in Corning opened their doors this Thanksgiving for a good cause. >>

Black Friday Shoppers On Thursday

Black Friday shoppers were out already Thanksgiving night, even during the day! WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Lining Up Early For Black Friday

WENY's Kellie Meyer joins us live with the long lines! >>

Waverly and Athens PBA Thanksgiving

And in The Northern Tier, volunteers came together at the Elks Club in Sayre to help give back to people who can't fix a Thanksgiving meal of their own. >>

Thanksgiving Travel Delays

The storm didn't snarl travel as much as expected, but for people flying in or out of the Elmira Corning Regional Airport there were some cancellations and delays. >>

Chemung Co. Sales Tax Agreement

Elmira city leaders continued discussions today on overriding the tax cap, and changes to its sales tax agreement with Chemung County. >>

Elmira Heights Man Accused of Lying About Motorcycle

Also faces Insurance Fraud charges >>

Ithaca Man Arrested for Public Lewdness

Allegedly exposed genitals to female victim >>

Thanksgiving Eve Checkpoints

It's said to be one of the busiest bar nights of the year and police are out in force keeping the roads safe. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Elmira Holiday Parade Route

Elmira Holiday Parade Route >>

Mental Martial Arts

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults. >>

Snow Factor in Housing Project

As the temperatures dip, we're entering the toughest time of the year for the homeless. A Newfield man, named Carmen Guidi is leading a team of volunteers to help the less fortunate in Tompkins County. >>

Horseheads SRO Prepares For Departure

As another year comes to an end, it will mark the end of an era for students at Horseheads High School. Officer Scott McGrain's time as the School Resource Officer is coming to an end and says this may be his last week on the job. >>

Meth Lab Suspect in Custody

Charges are pending in meth investigation >>

Behind the Scenes of the Elmira Parade

The parade committee is putting the final touches on the floats and prepping the costumes getting ready for Friday's parade. WENY's Kellie Meyer gives us an inside look. >>

Fire Destroys Horseheads Home

A family is homeless after a fire destroyed their home in the village of Horseheads. >>

Car Vandals Wanted in Van Etten

New York State police are looking for the person or people responsible for smashing car windows with golf balls in the village of Van Etten. >>

Twin Tier Thanksgiving 5ks

If you feel like burning off a few calories before you sit at the table for Thanksgiving then a turkey trot is exactly what you need. >>

Fire Early Morning Elmira

Fire and police crews were called to the scene of a possible structure fire early this morning >>

Snow Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

The snow is expected to start coming down late tomorrow afternoon and the timing couldn't be worse for holiday travelers. We checked in at the airport and on the roads to see how they're getting ready. >>

Vonneida Gets Life for Child Porn

Convicted in federal court of taking sexual videos of children he met through Horseheads church >>

Holocaust Survivor Speaks To Students

Odessa-Montour High school students got quite a history lesson on Monday. >>

2014 Chemung Co. Budget Approved

Tonight the Chemung County Legislature unanimously approved the county budget 2014. >>

Community Comes Together For Fire Victims

A home in Horseheads is left in ruins after a house fire on Sunday. Now local officials, businesses and restaurants are coming together to help get the family get back on their feet. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

School Consolidation Study

The Elmira Heights School District might need to consolidate out of necessity, and a state grant will go a long way to help pay for a study looking into that option. >>

Investigation: Who Performs School Fire Inspections

In New York State District Employees handle fire inspections >>

Save Monterey Shock Rally

The fight for Monterey Shock hits the ice this weekend. Senator Tom O'Mara is hosting 'Save Monterey Shock' night at First Arena during the Jackals Game Saturday night >>

Missing Alfred State University Student Found Dead

Eric Michael Green was reported missing Wednesday to university police. >>

Ithaca Men Arrested for Armed Robbery

Two Ithaca men are in jail without bail for an armed robbery in Tompkins County. >>

Southern Tier Economic Progress Report

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council updated it's progress today at Corning Inc. >>

Former User on Meth Dangers

A meth addict trying to stay clean has seen a lot of people she used with sent to jail, and hurt in meth lab accidents. In this exclusive interview, she's sharing some insight in hopes of keeping people away from the drug. >>

Salvation Army Kettle Kick Off

People at the Arnot Mall were getting into the Christmas Spirit with the help of the local Salvation Army. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Four Adopted in Elmira

November is National Adoption Month >>

Quitting Cold Turkey: Smokeout Event

Dozens of smokers quit cold turkey today, to get a free Thanksgiving bird. >>

Rural Meth Epidemic

In An exclusive interview, a former meth user tells us how hard it is to quit, and what she'd like to see done to curb the problem. >>

Shabach Tabernacle Preps For Furniture Giveaway

Shabach Tabernacle is getting ready for its last outside giveaway of the year. >>

Making a Natural Disaster Kit

the American Red Cross took some time tonight to make sure you are prepared. >>

More Transition Talk At C-PP

It's already almost halfway through the school year and Corning Painted Post School District is preparing for the big transition next year. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

CMOG Hits 2300

Well it's cold outside but things are heating up inside the Corning museum of glass. >>

Centerway Bridge Reopens

There was big news in Corning's Gaffer District Wednesday with the re-opening of the footbridge, connecting North Corning to Centerway Square. >>

Caught in the Middle

The future of the Elmira Psychiatric Center has been a huge topic in our area ever since the news broke in July. Now, for the first time, a family who would be impacted by the closure speaks out. >>

Thanksgiving Dinner Costs Down

It's almost Thanksgiving and people are already hitting the grocery stores, getting ready for the big dinner. They may be spending a little less this year. >>

Truck Rear Ends Horseheads School Bus

One child taken away in ambulance >>

NYSEG Warns of Phone Scam

Callers claim service is in jeopardy of shutoff, request payment via Greendot Money card >>

Big Flats Passes Three Agenda Items

The board voted to pass its preliminary 2014 budget. >>

Common Core Update at CPP

Common core was the topic of Wednesday Corning Painted Post School District meeting. >>

Schuyler Co. Drug Arrests

Schuyler County Law Enforcement agencies arrested 16 people in connection to manufacturing and distributing meth and other illicit drugs. >>

Update: Dryden Woman Found on Road

The Tompkins County district attorney says a 31-year-old woman found dead on a road in Dryden was fatally injured when she fell out of a car. >>

Cornell Shows Off Gettysburg Address

To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Cornell University is exhibiting its original copy of the famous address. >>

BOCES and AIM Team Up

High School builders are rolling up their sleeves to help a Steuben County non profit that helps special needs people. >>

NYSP: Speed Caused Fatal CCC Crash

Accident investigation continues >>

Thankgiving Inspires Kids Cooking Lessons

Thanksgiving came early for families in Corning and with a lesson in the kitchen. >>

Alzheimer’s Talk Spreads Awareness

Have you or someone you know been affected by Alzheimer's? Tuesday night, the Alzheimer's Association held a panel discussion in Corning to hear others experiences and raise awareness. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Mamma Mia! in Elmira

The 3 Dynamos of Mamma Mia! hit the stage tonight at The Clemens Center. >>

Huddle Breaks Running World Record

We've all heard the phrase...run, Molly, run. Not only is she running, but she's breaking records. >>

Finn Academy Meeting

A proposed Elmira charter school is stirring up a lot of controversy, but tonight its all about getting information to parents. >>

Tioga Downs Breaks Ground On New Garage

Tioga Downs is already expanding just days after New York voters approved Proposition 1 to allow table games in in the state. >>

CCC Student Dies in Crash

18 year old Painted Post student killed >>

Jubilee to Accept United Way Donations

Customers Can Donate at Jubilee Checkout >>

Elmira Prepares For Possible Tax Override

The City of Elmira unveiled their budget on Friday, revealing a tax rate jump of almost 4%. This increase could raise taxes to almost $40.00 a year for an average home, but when it came to the public comment portion of their meeting Monday night, no one was speaking out. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

"Going Up" Movie Trailer Party

The official trailer launch of the independent movie "Going Up" was held at Buffalo Wild Wings in Horseheads on Monday night. >>

Chemung County Budget Discussed Monday

Funds for Nutrition Education Programs could be cut >>

Helping Turkeys Gobble

Instead of gobbling turkey this Thanksgiving....you can help a turkey gobble. Farm Sanctuary is feeding Turkeys this holiday season for their annual Celebrations for the Turkey Event on Saturday. >>

Houghtons Honored At National Philanthropist Day Luncheon

Today is National Philanthropy Day and to celebrate, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals held its 12th annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at Ithaca College. >>

Higher Taxes Proposed in Elmira

A grim financial future is in store for the city of Elmira. City leaders have concerns about dipping more into reserve funding in next year's proposed budget. >>

Scholarship Honors Fallen Trooper

The memory of a fallen New York State trooper killed in line of duty, continues to leave an impact. >>

Game Changer Experience

Tis the season to shop for a new video game! But one local group is asking you to smash them! >>

Athens Boy Gives Birthday Gifts To Charity

When you have a birthday coming up, you always get excited for the cake, seeing family and friends and of course the presents. But for a little boy in Sayre, his birthday presents are a little different. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Cayuga Power Plant Update

Environmental groups and some central New York officials oppose converting coal-fired power plants to cleaner-burning natural gas, saying upgrades to the transmission grid would make the plants unnecessary. >>

Budget Concerns Arise

Local government agencies are busy hammering out details in next year's budgets, and we're finding that there may be a huge disconnect. >>

Horseheads Teacher Fights Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The community has rallied behind a local teacher battling a serious muscle wasting disease. One local business is using "No-Shave November" to help raise money. >>

Surprise Reunion

A special reunion at a Painted Post nursing home brought together a mother and daughter separated by a long distance. >>

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

Lung cancer kills more people in the US every year than any other cancer, that's why Guthrie Health hosted an event to raise awareness and hope in Waverly earlier tonight. >>

Village Board Reacts to SRO

Changes to the School Resource Officer could be under question. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Food Bank Donor Dinner

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, who is used to giving to others, now got the chance to thank those who gave to them. >>

Local towns benefit from Grants

Governor Andrew Cuomo's office has announced it is handing out over 4 million dollars. >>

Accident Backs up Traffic on I-86

Traffic is backed up Westbound on I-86 about a mile ahead of Exit 49 near Big Flats. Details to come. >>

Runaway Girl Allegedly Raped

What started as a missing persons investigation turned out to be much more: A seventeen year old girl was raped by a corrections officer. >>

Richard Rich Named Unofficial Winner In Chemung Co. Court Judge Race

Democrat Richard Rich has just been named the unofficial winner of the Chemung County Court Judge's race by the Chemung County Board of Elections. >>

C-PP Facilities Lawsuit Dismissed

Suit filed by former C-PP Board Member >>

Food Bank Accepting Venison Donations

Hunters can have deer processed, donated at no cost. >>

Rally to Save EPC

A community comes together to keep the Elmira Psychiatric Center open. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Tips For Pets During Hunting Season

Regular Gun Hunting Season Starts Saturday >>

EPD Investigating Elmira Shooting

Elmira Police are investigating a shooting in the city from ten days ago. >>

BREAKING: Arrest Made in Body Found Investigation

Moravia man charged >>

Otto Campanella Named Unofficial Winner For Elmira City Court Judge

The Chemung County Board of elections has confirmed that Otto Campanella has unofficially won the race for Elmira City Court Judge by an unspecified number. >>

Horseheads Burglary Arrest

Horseheads Police arrested an Addison man for last month's burglary at a Horseheads beauty salon. >>

Meth Use on the Rise

One woman is in guarded condition in the hospital after a suspected meth lab fire in the town of Dix. >>

4th Annual Food Bank Turkey Drive

Fundraiser to provide turkeys for holiday meals >>

Arctic League Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

102 year old charity opens "big book" for 2013 >>

Community Concerns in Southport

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Friend faced the people they represent in Southport to give them a progress report and find out what more they could be doing. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Special Patrol Officer Position Approved

Tonight, The Chemung County Legislator approved a Special Patrol Officer Position for Horseheads High School. >>

Report Shows how many New Yorkers have used Health Care Exchange

New York's new online health exchange reports 197,011 People have completed applications to get insured. >>

Man Arrested After 3 Burglaries

A 21-year-old is behind bars in connection to three different burglaries near the Cornell campus. In one instance, a woman says she woke up to the suspect touching her foot underneath her sheets. >>

Weekend ATV Accident

A late night ATV accident over the weekend sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries. >>

Salvation Army Coat Drive

- The weather is turning cold, which means we all have to start bundling up before going outside, but that can be hard for the less fortunate. >>

Pickup Truck Into A House

Pickup truck crashes into Sing Sing road home - driver taken to hospital >>

Renovating Hope Veterans Day Story

There's an organization dedicated to not only saying thank you, but showing their gratitude to vets across the country. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Aircraft Dedication for Veterans Day

Special ceremonies were across the Twin Tiers honored Vets on this Veterans Day. >>

Body Found in Tompkins County

Body of Moravia woman found on roadside Sunday >>

Schuyler Sheriff’s Office Investigates Home

No other details released >>

Help Pam Get Mobile

Local businesses are joining the fight to help a woman battling Multiple Sclerosis get back on the road now that she needs adaptive equipment. >>

Veterans Day Observances

Local Communities are honoring our veterans with special ceremonies and services scheduled for Monday, November 11th. >>

Former Village Clerk Charged With Grand Larceny

In Steuben County, a former village clerk is arrested on Grand Larceny Charges. >>

Protests at Mansfield University

Mansfield University is trying to close a 14 million dollar deficit by cutting programs and staff. Today, students and faculty let the chancellor know, that's not an acceptable answer. >>

New Businesses Open in Watkins Glen

The Glen Mountain Market Bakery and the Tasting Room move in on Franklin Street >>

Reed Visits Corning Hospital Site

The new water tower needed to complete Corning Hospital is in and Congressman Tom Reed stopped by to check it out. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Wellsboro Man Makes Facebook Threats

Pennsylvania State Police in Mansfield are investigating an online threat to school kids. >>

Renovating Hope Veterans Day Preview

Renovating Hope is back and ready to renovate another well-deserved veterans home. Check out the full story this Veteran's Day. >>

Caregiver’s Retreat

People dealing with the daily struggle of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s have a place to go today to relax. >>

Bath Armed Robbery Arrest

Police say they've caught the man behind an armed robbery at a Bath convenience store Sunday night. >>

Caring for Caregivers

People dealing with the daily struggle of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's now have a place to turn. >>

Preventing Fires

As the temperatures dip, fire departments say this is the time of year they start getting more calls for fires. Here are tips to follow to keep you and your family safe. >>

The Dangers Of Living With Mold

It's something most home buyers and renters don't think about when looking for a place to live. >>

Man Charged with Stealing From Employer

Accused of stealing and forging checks from Brian's Flooring >>

Trans Fat No More?

Oreos, doughnuts, chips all those foods you know and love could soon be changing. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

2013 Tour de Cure Awards

The American Diabetes Association held its Finger Lakes 2013 Tour de Cure awards party tonight and WENY was very honored to be a part of it. >>

C-PP Faculty Talks Merger Concerns

We're learning more tonight about how the Corning Painted Post School District is making sure all the students get to school on time when the merger happens next year. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Tioga Downs Ready For Expansion

The voters have clearly spoken with the passing of New York's Proposition 1, giving the green light to table games in New York. >>

Special Report: Deadly Distractions

Distracted driving kills more people than drunk driving, yet far too many people can't look away from their phones. Here's the story of a woman who lost her parents due to a distracted driver. >>

Key Local Races Still Undecided

Absentee Ballots to decide County, City Court Judge >>

Lockheed Lays Off 65 in Owego

Last day scheduled for November 20th >>

Corning Transportation Center Opens

The long awaited opening took place Wednesday >>

Cuomo Talks Casinos In Binghamton

Governor Andrew Cuomo wasn't far from Tioga Downs. He was in Binghamton Wednesday. Part of his upstate tour celebrating prop one's passing. WENY's Kellie Meyer was live with the details. >>

Three Market Street Businesses Combine

Three Market Street businesses combined under one name today- The Market Street Source. >>

Mass Shootings On The Rise

It was a terrifying scene Monday night at the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey when a gunman fired shots just before closing. >>

Voters on Proposition One

Voters in New York are deciding if casinos will get a thumbs up or thumbs down today. >>

Elmira Police Department Promotion

The Elmira Police Department swore in its new deputy chief earlier today. >>

Surveillance Photos of Robbery Suspect

Suspent wearing mask, shows handgun >>

2013 Election Results

Voters approve New York Casino Referendum and results of local races. >>

Body Found in Kitchen Cupboard

Two Steuben County men are charged with murder after a body was discovered Saturday in a vacant house on Corning's Southside. >>

Elmira Armed Bank Robber on the Loose

Elmira police are looking for the suspect behind a bank robbery in the city early Saturday morning. >>

Domestic Incident Leads to Standoff

Several hours of negotiating finally ended an early morning standoff with Ithaca police this weekend. Ithaca PD was called to the scene near the 100 block of East State Street for a reported domestic incident. >>

Polls Open Tomorrow

It's election day tomorrow so its time to hit the polls and voters will get six different chances to change New York State's constitution. >>

Corning: Firefighter Injured; 7 Displaced

A Firefighter was injured after battling an apartment fire on Corning Southside. >>

Finger Lakes Business Accelerator Cooperative

Governor Cuomo is trying his best to give small business owners exactly what they need to be successful in the finger lakes region with a new initiative >>

Bath Cashier Robbed at Knife-Point

Police are looking for the man behind an armed robbery at a Bath convenience store. >>

Fire Guts Spencer Auto Body Shop

An early morning car accident sparked a fire that completely gutted an auto body shop in Spencer Monday morning. >>

New Details on Corning Murder

A blow to the head killed the man whose body was found stuffed in a kitchen cabinet in a vacant Corning home. >>

Grove Street House Fire

Firefighters saved a home from burning to the ground Monday afternoon in Elmira. >>

Family Gets New Start After House Fire

The Bean Family had a shopping spree in Owego Monday >>

Safety Concerns at Enfield Elementary

A local school is taking steps towards student safety after a gun threat. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

To Eat or Heat?

To Heat or Eat? That's a question too many people may have to answer as temperatures and government benefits dip. >>

Election Day Approaches

Voters who aren't used to new electronic voting machines need to take a careful look at their ballots-- both sides. >>

Soapy Mess in Downtown Elmira

Pranksters put soap in downtown Elmira water fountain. >>

Missing Owego Man Found Dead

Body found on river bank >>

Fatal Train Accident Victim Identified

Victim was 15 year old student >>

2013 Eldridge Park Ornament

The new Eldridge Park ornament comes out tomorrow, and we got a sneak peek. >>

Fly Non-Stop To Tampa From ELM

There is some good news coming out of our biggest local airport. >>

Local Travelers Concerned About Security Following LAX Tragedy

A TSA agent is dead and several are injured following Friday's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. >>

Dushore Mother Admits to Imprisoning Child

A northern Pennsylvania mother has admitted keeping her 12-year-old daughter, who has cerebral palsy, in a makeshift cage and in a locked closet. >>

Upstate Flood Warning System

New York officials have begun planning a flood-warning system meant to improve accuracy of forecasts for the Oswego, Mohawk and Hudson river basins in 27 upstate counties. >>

Mansfield University Layoffs

Mansfield University announces 22 faculty retrenchments and 10 staff furloughs for a total of 32 current position reductions. >>

Robbery Leads Police to Murder Suspect

A woman says she was held at gun point in the parking lot of an Ithaca motel during broad daylight. It turns out the suspect is on the Buffalo Police Top 10 Most Wanted list in connection to a murder. >>

Chemung County: Ballot Reviews

Chemung County voters now have a new way to review their specific ballot before Election Day. >>

Emergency Reglations To Prevent Wasting Disease

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is putting out and emergency regulation to stop wasting disease from spreading to deer in New York State. Wasting disease is a fatal neurological disease. >>

Church Street Still Under Construction

It's been a long road in downtown Elmira on Church Street for months now. The road project that's been causing delays and detours was supposed to wrap up by now. >>

New Playground Across Hathorn Court

Elmira City Council could a bright spot to a neighborhood with a dark reputation. >>

Possible Tax Increase

City council is inviting taxpayers to say their peace before council votes to give it the option of overriding the state property tax cap. >>

Special Report: Local Haunts

The Twin Tiers has tons of ghost stories, some rooted in history, others just for fun. >>

Local Halloween Display Takes Political Turn

Ron Havens has made national headlines with his past displays >>

One Arrest in Operation Halloween

Parole officers were out in force throughout New York state on Halloween, working to keep trick-or-treaters safe. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

WENY Costume Contest 2013

All week we have been asking viewers to send in pictures of their scary, wacky, and magical costumes! We had so many pictures WENY decided to pick three! >>

Suspected Robbery in Elmira

Police are investigating what happened early this morning at the McDonalds in Elmira >>

Q3 Earning for Corning Inc.

Corning Incorporated announced its third quarter earnings today. >>

SNAP Cuts Put Pressure on Pantries

Cuts to Food Stamps, could spell trouble for local food pantries. >>

NY Wines Thrive Despite International Shortage

There is just not enough wine in the world according to researchers from Morgan Stanley. Their report shows international demand for wine is falling short by 300 million cases each year. >>

Elmira Police: Attempted Robberies

Suspect threatened two victims within two hours >>

ALDI to Hold Hiring Event

Company is hiring manager trainees >>

Westside Neighborhood Voices Concerns

Neighbors came together on Elmira's West Side this evening voicing concerns over suspicious activity in the area >>

Schumer: End Alcohol Mail Restrictions

A new law could mean a big boost for local wineries and breweries. US Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing to end restrictions on shipping beer, wine and spirits through the United States Postal Service. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Police: Scare at the Bus Stop

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda say two girls were approached by a driver in a silver minivan in Alba Borough. According to police it happened yesterday morning. >>

Pay It Forward Hiring Drive

With the holidays quickly approaching, a local staffing company is paying it forward their Pay It Forward Hiring Drive. The Express Employment Professionals office in Corning is giving 50 unemployed people the chance to work for a week's pay. >>

More Cuts to Food Stamps

The federal clock is ticking on cuts to food stamp benefits. It impacts thousands living in Chemung County. >>

Elmira Suffers Brief Power Outage

Approx. 1,600 customers lost power for an hour >>

Tompkins County Adopts Tentative Budget

Tompkins County legislature makes their final budget amendments. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Special Olympic Fundraiser

Applebee's staff had an extra set of hands on board. >>

Southside Rising

Southside Rising is an ongoing initiative to improve the city's Southside. Numerous ideas for improving Elmira's Southside are being looked into. One of the key projects is the renovation of Brand Park Poo >>

Local School Helps Tanners P.A.W.S

First graders collect over one thousand cans for the organization >>

Arrests in Connection to Teen’s Death

Investigators say the Painted Post teenager who was killed on I-86 started an underage-drinking party. Now, a teenager and 34-year-old mother are charged in connection to William Warrick's death. >>

Man Leads Police on 20 Mile Chase

A Northern Tier man is behind bars after leading Police on a 20 mile chase late Saturday night. >>

Driver Crashes into Ithaca House

The driver of a pick-up truck was injured after crashing his truck into a house in Ithaca Saturday. These are pictures provided by the Ithaca Fire Department. >>

Project for Peace Helping Students Meet

Next year Elmira City School District leaders are merging students from Ernie Davis and Broadway Middle schools. This weekend one local organization is bringing those students together before the merge using sports to help ease the transition. >>

Turkey Trot 5K

A Thanksgiving day tradition is back this year so get your running shoes ready for this years annual Sayre Turkey Trot 5K. >>

Public Hearing To Save Psych Centers

People in the community are speaking out against closing two Southern Tier Psychiatric Centers. >>

When Kids Drink Parents can be held Liable

Parents can be held responsible even if they are not home. >>

Candon’s Recovery: A Birthday To Celebrate

A Waverly boy is celebrating his tenth birthday today, a birthday that doctors couldn't guarantee would come. WENY's Kellie Meyer shares his incredible story of bravery and determination. >>

Four Stabbed & Hospitalized in Ithaca

Four people were stabbed at an apartment complex Thursday night in Ithaca. According to Ithaca Police, a large fight broke out last night at the West Village Apartments. >>

Save Monterey Shock Rally

Montery Shock is on it's way to closing permanently, but local leaders and former inmates aren't giving up hope just yet. >>

Elmira Delivery Driver Robbed

An Elmira delivery driver was robbed and police are investigating. >>

String of Campbell Car Burglaries

State police are looking into a string of car burglaries in the Town of Campbell. They say the suspect stole cash and other valuables from unlocked cars. >>

Friday Night: Puck Drop at First Arena

The saga surrounding First Arena has come to a halt, and tonight the public celebrates a fresh start and a fresh new look. Friday night the Elmira Jackal's hit the ice for the first home game against the Reading Royals. >>

Open House For Elmira’s Gillett Mansion

The Old Gillett Mansion on West Church Street is ready for its close-up. >>

Avoid CO Poisoning from Heaters

Carbon monoxide is a colorless odorless gas that's emitted by a lot of heating systems. Here's how you can make sure you're safe as temperatures dip. >>

C-PP Teacher Arrested

Accused of having sexually explicit conversations with teens >>

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets

Well we're always talking about how to keep our kids safe on Halloween but what about our pets? WENY's Kellie Meyer tells us some tips to keep our four legged friends safe this October 31st. >>

Xavier’s Journey

The Ronald McDonald House has given so much to families dealing with a sick child. One little boy named Xavier wants to give back for all the help they gave him. >>

National "Take Back" Day

If you have unwanted or old prescription drugs this weekend you can get rid of them safely >>

Cornell Speaker: Jeb Bush Tonight

Tonight Cornell University is getting a visit from former Florida governor Jeb Bush. >>

Bicyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Hitting Car

A bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital after he hit a parked car in Ithaca. >>

Holiday Mail For Heroes

You can help bring holiday cheer to our troops. The American Red Cross is holding its annual Holiday Mail For Heroes. >>

Tioga County Man Stabbed to Death

A Tioga county man is dead after he was stabbed to death Wednesday night. The Sheriff's office says it happened just after 8 at 281 Thorn Hollow Road in the Town of Tioga. >>

Tioga Man Stabbed to Death

Police were called to a quiet home in the town of Tioga last night. Today, one man is behind bars and his roommate is dead. >>

Robert Rouille Charged in Jail

Charged with damaging jail property >>

CAF USA’s New Amtrak Trains

The project to build 130 railcars has already created hundreds of local jobs. Amtrak's CEO says more are coming. >>

County Route 64 Widening to Finish Friday

Project comes in under budget >>

Horseheads School Buses Need New Lifts

The project will cost around $630,000 >>

Jeb Bush Visits Cornell Talks Education Reform

Jeb Bush, the Former Governor Florida paid a visit to Cornell University to talk about the state of education in America. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Apple Picking For a Cause

Well there's only a few weeks left of good apple picking weather, but what about doing it for a good cause. >>

Uncle Jacks Rt. 352 Robbed

Breaking news out of Elmira this morning, police say they do not have anyone in custody after someone robbed a local convenient store >>

Meet City Court Judge Candidates

Voters in Elmira will have a chance to meet the candidates for City Court Judge tonight. >>

NY voters not Happy with Congress

A Sienna College research poll shows 78% of New York voters also have an unfavorable view. >>

$12 Million For Corenll University

Cornell University is receiving a $12 million donation to boost cutting-edge sustainability research. >>

Police Inv. Uncle Jack’s Robbery

Police say a man wearing all black and a mask pulled a gun and robbed Uncle Jack's in West Elmira a little before 11 last night. The clerk is safe, but the suspect got away with money from the register. >>

Rochester Man Convicted on Drug Charges

Arrested in Elmira after traffic stop with crack, cocaine, cash >>

Human Remains Found in Tompkins Co. Identified

Skeletal remains found at Taughannock State Park >>

Sayre Takes Flood Precautions

Changes in flood insurance is affecting people in areas of Sayre, hit by the flood of 2011. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Schuyler County Hall of Fame

Three Schuyler County men where awarded a very prestigious award tonight. William Peters, Nick Anagnost, and William Elkins all where inducted into the Schuyler County Hall of Fame. >>

Candle Light Vigil for Will Warrick

A candle light vigil is planned for the teen who was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 86 over the weekend. >>

Owego Elementary School Vote

If you live in Owego, you can vote today on the new elementary school. The polls open at 12 P.M. and close at 8 P.M. >>

Elmira Neighborhood Meeting

A neighborhood safety meeting to tell you about. It's scheduled for tonight at Diven Elementary in Elmira. >>

Canstruction Winner Announced Tonight

Local companies and organizations are getting creative in the fight against hunger. >>

Health Dept. Urges Flu Vaccinations

As flu season gets underway, local health department has plenty of vaccine, but demand for it is down. >>

Saving The Historic Firehouse

Historic Elmira Inc. is hoping to save the old Firehouse on Maxwell Place and they're looking to the state's Preservation League for help. >>

Health Dept. Offers Free Lead Tests

Nearly half million children have elevated blood lead levels >>

New Plans for Old Emerson Site in Ithaca

The site of the old Emerson facility in Ithaca, which has been vacant for over four years, may have a future insight. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Upstate Theatres for a Fair Game

The group New York Arts & Entertainment Venues has concerns that deep-pocketed gambling facilities could out bid them for entertainers who would then be off the local market for up to a year. >>

Teen Killed by Tractor Trailer

A teenager is dead after he was a hit by a tractor trailer in Campbell. Police say the accident happened on I-86, about a half mile west of Exit 42. >>

Rep. Reed Visits Nucor-Vulcraft

U.S. Representative, Tom Reed, comes to Chemung County to check out solar project at local manufacturer. >>

Tom Reed Visits Vilcraft In Chemung

Southern Tier Representative, Tom Reed visited Chemung County Monday to tour the Nucor-Vulcraft plant in Chemung. >>

County Judge Candidate Speaks in Horseheads

Richard Rich spoke to a youth group Monday night. >>

Gaskins Wins Battle For Elmira

Art of Combat 5 rocked First Arena this past Saturday, it was a fight fueled night and the Main Card fight between Quentin Gaskins and Dillon Yarka only lasting about 15 seconds. >>

Vote to Support Living Wage in Tompkins County

Monday was the first chance for Tompkins County legislature to vote on recommended changes to the budget. One of those was to earmark $100,000 to help contracted workers make a living wage. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Big Flats Building Fire

A fire broke out Monday night at Reynolds Manufacturing in Big Flats. >>

Southside Special Olympics

It's time to light the torch for the annual South Side High School Special Olympic games. >>

Dump Truck Downs Power Lines

Traffic in Corning was snarled and homes and businesses had no power for a good chunk of the afternoon after a dump truck got tangled in overhead wires. >>

Corning Welcomes Fallbrook Park

The former glass factory is now transformed into park. >>

Tioga Downs Pushes For Prop 1

As election day draws near, an area casino is trying to gain support for Proposition 1. >>

Justin Jones Sentenced to Max for Murder

Killed "Bear" Martin in 2012 >>

EPD Makes Prostitution Arrest

23 year old woman charged >>

Corning to Reassess Properties in 2014

Property owners to receive notification letter >>

Program Of P.E.A.C.E. Basketball Tournament

Elmira's Program of P.E.A.C.E. is getting ready for it's Basketball tournament next week. It's an effort to help kids from Ernie Davis and Broadway to get better acquainted before the two schools merge next year. >>

UPDATE: Lockdown Lifted at Elmira Correctional Facility

We learned tonight that the Elmira Corrections Facility is on lockdown after at least two fights broke out earlier this week, one sent an officer to the hospital with minor injuries >>

Gillibrand Visits Elmira Heights Manufacturing Plant

A business in Elmira Heights gets a visit from US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more on her tour. >>

Insectapalooza Invades Cornell

Want to see some cool bugs? Cornell University's Insectapalooza is Saturday at Comstock Hall. WENY's Kellie Meyer got a behind the scenes look of just what visitors can expect. >>

Train Kills Pedestrian On Elmira’s Southside

A deadly train accident on Elmira's Southside has left one person dead Wednesday night. >>

Tompkins County Budget Forum

The Tompkins County Legislature is holding its annual Community Budget forum Thursday. >>

Elmira Council on Gaming Referedum

Come November 5th, New York voters will decide the future of non-Indian casinos in the state and Elmira City Council is weighing in. >>

Breast Cancer Survivor Counts Blessings

October is breast cancer awareness month and one survivor is on a mission to spread the word about early detection. >>

Schuyler County Meth Arrests

One person still on the run >>

Locals Angered Over Reeds Shutdown Vote

People in Corning are firing back after hearing Reed voted no to ending the shutdown. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Tompkins County Budget Concerns

The Tompkins County Legislature held its Annual Community Budget Forum Thursday night. >>

Train Accident Prevention

There is more information following the deadly accident on Elmira's Southside that left one person dead. Police say the victim was a young male, perhaps a student in the area. >>

Art of Combat 5

Fans will be waiting for one man to conquer the ring. Quentin QG Gaskins from Elmira and Dillon Yarka from Addison >>

Tryout for Blade, Jackals Mascot

The Elmira Jackals announced today that they will hold open tryouts for the position of Blade on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. inside First Arena. >>

Bath Man Charged with Threats in Court

A New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter death threats against two national TV commentators over their coverage of Jodi Arias is set for a court appearance. >>

Annual Child Matters Breakfast

Community leaders came together to talk about the state of the child in Chemung County and how to make their lives better locally. >>

Mega Outdoor Store Coming To Big Flats

There are some big plans in the works at the old Wal Mart building off County Route 64 in Big Flats. >>

Several Guns Stolen

A local gun shop is burglarized again, putting dozens of stolen guns on the streets. >>

DeSisti to Remain in Jail

Attorneys want DeSisti released, citing declining health >>

Lockheed Announces 600 Layoffs

No word on which plants affected >>

Two Bridges being Replaced on Route 225 in Caton

The road closures are not expected to last long >>

Shutdown Impacts Local Farm Industry

And as we know the shutdown is affecting people all over the country, but what does it mean for people here locally and those who depend on agriculture to make a living? WENY's Kellie Meyer talked with two experts. >>

Cornell Lends a Hand on World Food Day

Wednesday was World Food Day and Cornell University had their own way of lending a helping hand. >>

Elmira Express Football’s Next Step & Syracuse University Corner Receives Honor

Elmira Express Football runs the table, plus, Syracuse University Corner gets honor. >>

IPD Searches for Shooting Suspect

Ithaca police say a 21-year-old man was found lying on the street with a gunshot wound. >>

CCC Healthcare Job Fair

Corning Community College held a job fair today at its Academic Workforce Development Center in Elmira. >>

Shutdown Slows Farm Bill

While lawmakers on Capitol Hill face off over budget negotiations, minimal attention is being given to the Farm Bill. A one year extension expired on October 1st-- the same day the government shutdown. >>

Avoca Student Arrested for Drugs, Gun

Caught on school property >>

Living Wage Battle in Tompkins County

Over a thousand Tompkins County residents signed a petition saying they're ok with a small tax increase so all workers are paid a living wage. They presented that petition to Tompkins County Legislature Tuesday night. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Robertson Comments on Hacking Allegations

Martha Robertson, Democratic candidate for Congress, is finally giving her thoughts on the website hacking allegations. >>

Chemung Co. Nursing Facility Will Not Be Sold

After more than a year of debating the sale of the Chemung County Nursing Facility, tonight legislators voted 15 to 0 to keep the facility. >>

Man Dies in ATV accident

A Tioga County man is dead after he was trown from his ATV and then run over by it. >>

Ithaca Cop Choked by Teen

An Ithaca Police officer was reportedly choked after confronting teenagers spraying graffiti in a Tompkins County parking lot. >>

Lady Liberty Open

Lady Liberty is open again, despite the government shutdown. All at a cost of about $60,000 a day. A deal reached Friday. >>

Tom Reed's "Honest Proposal"

A few different proposals have been offered up as a solution for the Government shut down as well as the debt ceiling. Congressman Tom Reed is now proposing his own bill called the “Honest Proposal”. >>

Toys-For-Tots Registration Opens Today

With the holiday season not far away, one local church is already gearing up in the spirit of giving. Registration opened up today at Shabach Tabernacle for their 4th annual Toys-For-Tots program. >>

Waverly Soldier Buried

The community comes together to mourn the loss of a fallen Army Sergeant from Waverly. >>

EPD Investigates W. Gray Street Shooting

Man injured, not cooperating with police >>

Chobani Teams Up with Cornell

Cornell University got a $1.5 million dollar gift from Greek-yogurt manufacturer Chobani. What will they do with it? WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

Waverly Hit and Run

Waverly Police are looking for the driver of a hit and run accident, involving a vehicle hitting a bicyclist. >>

CCE Tompkins Turns 100

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is celebrating 100 years of service to the community, an incredible milestone for an organization that serves the community in a number of ways. >>

Fire Safety Prevention Week

It's Fire Prevention Week across the country and fire-houses here in the Twin Tiers are opening their doors to educate as many people as possible. >>

’Caught Shopping Local’ Campaign Kickoff

The fun just doesn't seem to stop for Corning. Friday morning, the Gaffer District announced the kick-off of a new campaign for local shoppers. >>

Update: Missing Girl Found

Elmira Police say Autumn Tanzini has been found. >>

Foliage makes for a Busy Weekend in Wellsboro

It is one of the busiest weekends of the year in the northern tier >>

SNAP Cuts and Eligibility

On November 1st, an act helping SNAP participants will expire. Our Kellie Meyer spoke with someone who helps SNAP participants in the eligibility process and explains how it all works and how this decrease will effect people in our area. >>

Toys-For-Tots Registration Starts Monday

We're already well into fall, which means the holidays are right around the corner. >>

AIM will hold Fundraiser Tomorrow

AIM helps people with disabilities make life choices >>

Robertson Camp Comments on Email Hacking

As rumors circulate around a hacking claim in the Congressional race, we hear some answers. WENY's Kellie Meyer reports. >>

Special Report: Deputy Sheriff Ride Along

On a typical Saturday night sheriff deputies can deal with almost anything. From bar fights, to shootings, to burglaries. Here's how last Saturday went. >>

Taste of the Tiers Showcases Local Businesses

People in the area are getting a taste of Chemung County. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Bird Walk and Mystery

This weekend check out some of the most beautiful natural beauty the Southern Tier has to offer, mixed with a little bit of mystery >>

Casino Lawsuit Update

An update on the lawsuit that could keep the casino referendum off New York's November's ballot. >>

Shutdown: More Local Effects

Agencies like the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau have been forced to close their doors for business during the shutdown and can't approve new beer recipes or labels. >>

Nursing Facility No Sale

Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli announced he's recommending not selling the Nursing Facility. >>

Bullying Unity Day: Wear Orange

Today is national unity day to stop bullying. All you have to do to participate is to wear orange. >>

Burglaries Down, Concerns Remain

October's been quiet after a rash of burglaries plagued Chemung County in September, but neighbors and business owners are still on edge. >>

David Perry Convicted of Insurance Fraud

Found guilty at re-trial in Broome County >>

Mistrial in Third Murder Case for Corbin Whyte

No verdict on murder charge >>

New York Business Public Hearing

New York business and manufacturing plants had a chance to air out their grievances to a panel of State Senators Wednesday. >>

4 Charged in Wedding Assault

Accused of assaulting victim attempting to leave reception >>

CCC to Host Healthcare Job Fair

Local health care employers to attend >>

Halloween in Full Swing at a Newfield Farm

This display started as a way to sell Pumpkins >>

YWCA Goes Orange for Unity Day

The YWCA in Elmira hosted their own Unity Day celebration, showing the community how to put an end to bullying. WENY's Kellie Meyer has more. >>

"March Out Hunger" Today

Today join tops supermarket on the Southside of Elmira as they "March Out Hunger". >>

Walk for Autsim

Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys, and this weekend the community has a chance to bring awareness to this disturbing trend. >>

Grant for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County is partnering with an insurance company so seniors don't go hungry. >>

Corning: Most Fun Small Town in US

The Crystal City is named the most fun small town in the entire country by Rand McNally. On top of bragging rights, the award should give the city an economic windfall. >>

Pedestrian Boy Struck By Vehicle In Elmira

A young boy is in the hospital after he was struck crossing the road in downtown Elmira. >>

March Out Hunger 2013

Hundreds of people came out to Elmira's Southside earlier today to March Out Hunger. >>

Local Officials Weigh In on Casino Referendum

A new casino could be in the cards, which means big money for neighboring counties. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

P.A. Voter Registration Deadline

Hey heads up Pennsylvania voters Monday is the last day to register to vote for the November 5th elections >>

Church St. Project Update

Drivers in Elmira only have to deal with the construction on church street for a little longer. >>

Wineglass Marathon 2013

It's one of the biggest events in the southern tier and this year it only got bigger. >>

CLASSES CANCELLED

Classes have been cancelled today at the GST BOCES Coopers Education Center. >>

Wineglass Marathon Proposal

The wine glass marathon was full of a lot of firsts. This year, the race had its first marriage proposal. >>

Ulysses Car Thefts

The Tompkins County Sheriff is investigating a number of car larcenies in the area. >>

Love for Lacie

Lacie is battling stage 3C Ovarian Cancer. A cancer that usually only strikes women 55 and older. She had been fallowing Hornell football players for years and when five of them started playing for Alfred University she followed them there. >>

FBI Investigates Sex Commune

Local investigators are calling on the FBI to help catch a man apparently trying to recruit young women for a sex commune. >>

Cancer Survivor Runs Wineglass 5K

A non-smoker, Linda Wortman was diagnosed with lung cancer close to 6 years ago. Now cancer-free, she has the goal of running 5K's in all 50 states to raise awareness and research funding. >>

EHFD Fire Prevention Week

People in Elmira Heights are getting a lesson in fire safety. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Drive-Thru Vaccination

Flu season is right around the corner and so is your vaccination shot >>

5th Annual Aging in Place Event

Seniors in Steuben county will be able to get information about how to stay independent as they age. >>

Market Street Named Top 10

Another award for Corning's Gaffer District. This time it's all of Market street. >>

Breaking: Robbery Investigation

Police investigating a robbery at the Kwik Fill on Elmira Southside. >>

Government Shutdown Effects On Local Farms

The government shutdown is having an impact on millions of Americans and if things don't change it will start to have an impact on local farmers >>

Twin Tiers Stiletto Sprint

Over 2 million people have breast cancer the U.S. Tonight, women and men took to the streets of Elmira with their stilettos to combat cancer. >>

Wineglass Prep

And they're off! Well not just yet, but runners are prepping for the area's largest marathon. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story from the expo. >>

Drug Bust in Southport

Drugs, gun, ammunition seized >>

Sheriff's Office Investigate Commune Solicitation

Man allegedly circulating flyers for young girls to join an "all white" commune >>

Elmira City Fighting for Monterey Shock

The Elmira city council is getting behind the fight to keep the Monterey shock correctional facility open >>

Corning Rotary Club Welcomes Special Guests

A special visitor was in Corning today. Scripps National Spelling Bee pronouncer Dr. Jacques Bailly was the guest speaker for the Corning Rotary Club's weekly luncheon. >>

Growing Concerns: Moms Relying on WIC

Many people didn't think the government shut down would last this long, but here we are three days later. Some people are starting to have concerns about some of the programs at risk, like WIC. >>

Driver Killed in Tanker Rollover Identified

Driver was from Wyalusing >>

Wineglass Marathon Brings the Business

The 32 Annual Wineglass Marathon is this Sunday and restaurants in Corning are already filling up. WENY's Kellie Meyer headed over to some popular spots on Market Street to see how they're preparing for the big weekend. >>

Looking out for Concussions

Knowing the symptoms and how to treat them could save a life. >>

Health Exchange Still Down

It's the second day people are supposed to be able to sign up for Obamacare and people are still having trouble signing up on federal and state websites. >>

New Sidewalk Policy Signed In Ithaca

Ithaca's controversial sidewalk ordinance is now law. Mayor Svante Myrick has signed it into law. >>

Sayre Police Make Bath Salts Arrest

Two women in jail >>

Big Flats Marijuana Bust

Police find pot growing operation >>

Common Core Concerns

Concerned parents, teachers and students piled in to a regular school board meeting for the Corning Painted Post Area School District for one reason. Common core. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Chemung Co. Bullying Prevention Taskforce

More than 280,000 kids are bullied every month in the United States. In Chemung County more than 20 agencies are working together to stop it locally. >>

Elmira Heights Fire

Fire crews from Elmira Heights, Horseheads, and Big Flats responded to a house fire in the Heights Tuesday morning. >>

Erin Highway Supervisor Arrested

Roger Burlew is accused of stealing over $50,000 in goods and services from the town of Erin. >>

Ithaca Mayor Reveals 2014 Budget

The Mayor of the City of Ithaca unveils his 2014 budget. WENY's Kellie Meyer gives us a closer look. >>

State Home Repair Program

A neighborhood meeting was held in Elmira tonight. A long list of topics where on the agenda but a State Home Repair Program may have you fixing up your home faster then you think. >>

Basics of NY Health Insurance Marketplace

Five days until big changes to healthcare in New York. Here's the basics of what you need to know about Obamacare. >>

How to Apply for Obamacare in PA

The federal healthcare exchange opens up on Tuesday. Governor Tom Corbett has been very clear that he does not support the plan and Tioga County Commissioner, Erick Coolidge agrees. >>

Ithaca Armed Assault and Robbery

Ithaca police are looking for three men allegedly involved in an armed assault and robbery in the West Hill area. >>

Local Impact of Possible Gov't Shutdown

Local federally funded programs are watching the outcome of a government shutdown on Capitol Hill very closely. >>

Patterson Bridge Closed in Corning

Bridge completely closed for replacement project >>

Local Radio Stations Sold to Newly Formed Company

Titan Media, LLC to purchase Pembrook Pines >>

New Cafe Opens For TCAT

In Ithaca, TCAT riders have a little something extra to look forward to Bon Jour coffee shop is now open for business. >>

Horseheads Car Accident

A car crash in Horseheads sent two people to the hospital earlier today. >>

Thousands of veterans to lose health insurance plan tonight

Thousands of veterans will be losing their current health care plan and will be forced to join a plan that could nearly double their out of pocket costs. >>

Minors No Longer allowed to Buy Dextromethorphan in NY

It is a common ingredient in cold medicine. >>

Volunteers Needed For Youth Court In Elmira

Kids run the courtroom, but with real cases >>

Ithaca Not For Profit Center Opens Just Because

A new building opened in Ithaca, a not-for profit developmental center housing five different organizations. But it's the story behind this building that sets it apart from the rest. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Court Hearing on Sheriff Vote

A state Supreme Court Judge will have to decide if Chemung County Sheriff candidate Art Laurey will be put on the November 5th ballot. >>

Living Wage Rally Today

A rally is planned in Tompkins County to fight for living wage for some of the county's employees. >>

New Troy Community Hospital

Starts accepting patients October 12th >>

Homeless Man Accused in Cat Deaths

Cats found in Cascadilla Gorge >>

Four Juveniles Charged in Middle School Hazing Incident

Boys accused of unwanted physical contact >>

Keeping Your Business Safe

In the wake of recent burglaries this past week we asked a local security installation company how businesses could better secure themselves. >>

Watkins Glen Wine & Spirits

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce help cut the ribbon today on a business that is geared towards the Glens growing tourism industry! >>

A Look Inside the Food Bank

All week we've been joining The Food Bank of the Southern Tier in their efforts to promote hunger awareness through the SNAP Challenge. But, what happens behind the scenes. WENY's Kellie Meyer gets a tour of the Food Bank. >>

SNAP Challenge with Food Bank President

Food Bank of the Southern Tier President and CEO, Natasha Thompson took the SNAP Challenge to spread hunger awareness. She tells us what she has learned. >>

Mansfied Univ. Facing Cuts

Mansfield University is planning dozens of new job cuts. >>

Reward Offered in Litzelman Case

PA Crime Stoppers Officers Reward; Tips Needed >>

Road Rage on Rt 328

A string of road rage incidents along Route 328 are stirring up some concern. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

TAGSYLVANIA 2013 Season

Tags in Big Flats will be opening up its Tagsylvania this Friday. >>

Syracuse Man Dies after Attack

An update on the 70-year-old man that was badly beaten outside a convenience store in Syracuse this past weekend. >>

State Lawsuit Filed by 21 Gay Couples

The fight over gay marriage in Pennsylvania continues this morning. >>

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The boil advisory for Towanda and surrounding towns has been lifted. >>

Wisner Market Closes for the Season

Wisner market closes Thursday for the season. Vendors are out until 2 PM with fresh local produce and treats, along with live music and antique cars. >>

Jackals GM Steps Down

A turn of events at First Arena as the General Manager for the Jackals steps down. >>

Hunting Season: DEC Online

Hunting season is just a few weeks away and New York state has made it easier to get hunter or trapper licenses. >>

Protest Against Reed

A group of local small business owners say they pay their taxes on time and say Congressman Tom Reed should do the same. >>

Tioga Downs "I-cademy"

If you're an entrepreneur Tioga Downs is hosting a small business "I-cademy” this afternoon at the casino. >>

Suspect in Double Robbery Arrested

The Elmira man suspected of robbing two convenience stores in one day is now in police custody >>

Elmira Save-A-Lot Reopens

Elmira's Save-A-Lot grocery store is back open to customers today with fresh food and fresh new look. >>

Horseheads Subway Burglarized

A break in overnight in Horseheads is the latest in a string of burglaries in the Village. >>

New Frame For Rockwell Museum Painting

The Rockwell museum of Western Art in Corning received a special delivery Wednesday; a 450 pound frame. >>

Judge Dismisses Binghamton Shooting Lawsuit

A judge has dismissed a $3.75 million lawsuit filed against a sporting goods retailer by the husband of a woman killed in a Binghamton, N.Y., shooting rampage four years ago. >>

Rogester Grays To Be Charged In Bradford Co.

More details have been released on a drunk driving crash that killed the parents of three young children last spring. >>

Robert Rouille Indicted

Steuben County grand injury indicted an Elmira area couple on drug charges after a traffic stop launched a manhunt last month in Corning. >>

Southern Tier Food Bank Garden Dedicated

The garden is now named for the Chemung Canal Trust Company >>

Contract For Excellence Renewal

Elmira City School District needed to identify where thye need more funding >>

Small BREW Act could help local microbreweries

Craft breweries are becoming more popular in the Twin Tiers and across the country. >>

Tompkins County Plastic Bag Ban Debate

The debate over plastic bags in Tompkins County continues. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Flood Recovery Meeting

There may be hope right around the corner for people affected by recent flooding in the eastern part of our area. >>

Minnesota Hiker Stops By Souther Tier On 4600 Mile Journey

A Minnesota hiker walking the 4600 mile North Country National Scenic Trail has made a pit-stop in our neck of the woods. >>

Schuyler Co. Meth King Sentenced To 15 Years

A Schuyler County man will spend the next 15 years in federal prison for one of the largest meth busts in New York state history. >>

Police Investigating Incident At Waverly Middle School

Waverly police are investigating reports of a recent incident at Waverly Middle School. >>

Childcare Center Shut Down

A Northern Tier day care is shut down after an epileptic toddler wanders onto a busy road in Towanda. >>

Towanda Dog Killed

A beloved family dog was found dead Monday afternoon in Towanda, and the way the dog was found raises some serious questions about the cause. >>

Ithaca Food Hubs Rescue Extra Produce

An organization in Ithaca is finding a way to get fresh food into local food pantries, while at the same time, reducing waste. WENY's Kellie Meyer was at one of those food hubs and has more. >>

Ithaca Emergency Response

If you live in Ithaca you may have heard more sirens over the weekend than usual. >>

Tioga County Learns About NY Rising

People from Tioga county came together Tuesday night to learn more about the New York Rising Community Restructuring Program and discuss plans for the future. >>

A Tour of the Steuben County Jail

WENY got a tour of the jail facility. >>

Cornell Lacrosse Update

We know more about the specifics why Cornell University canceled its spring lacrosse season. >>

New York Meth Lab Fight

New York State Police say they have been responding to more reports of clandestine methamphetamine labs. >>

Psych Center Debate; Meeting set in Binghamton

The planned closure of the Elmira Psychiatric Center and the Greater Binghamton Health Center is still stirring up lots of debate. >>

Boil Water Advisory: Towanda

The Towanda Water System is advising customers to boil their water. >>

8 Guns Stolen in Van Etten

A major theft in Chemung County over the weekend, is raising safety concerns. >>

People Speak Out Over Health Center Closure

People in Binghamton speak out on the closure of their health center. A public forum was held on Monday to hear directly from people in the community. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Options for the Chemung County Nursing Facility

Chemung County legislators laid out two final options for the Chemung County Nursing Facility. >>

Savona Travel Advisory

A travel advisory is in effect for drivers this morning near the village of Savona. >>

Child Safety Events

There will be a few child safety seat events in the Southern Tier this morning. >>

MAKE-A-WISH in Corning

A special event this morning put a couple of special kids in the spot light. >>

St. James Mercy Hospital To Close Psych Center

A Steuben County hospital announced plans to close its psychiatric services. >>

Roll-Over Accident In Bradford Co. Leaves One Dead

An Ulster man died Thursday after a truck accident in Bradford County. >>

Jury Selection Underway In Taglianetti Trial

It could take several weeks to seat a jury in the murder trial of a man accused of killing a school superintendent. >>

Naked Burglar Arrested In Ithaca

A bizarre break-in Friday morning led Ithaca police to a suspect totally in the buff. >>

Homeless Men Get ’Second Wind’ at Life

A Tompkins County man is giving homeless men who've hit rock bottom a second chance at life. >>

Bath VA POW/MIA Ceremony

Former prisoners of war and their families gathered at the Bath V-A today to honor their service, and remember the people who never made it home. >>

SNAP Challenge Raises Hunger Awareness

Could you survive on just $4.50 a day? Well, that's what Food Bank of the Southern Tier President Natasha Thompson is doing. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Beer Lovers Paradise in Elmira

The annual event is Saturday at the First Arena >>

Outdoor Events Moving Indoors Due to Rain

All Events Will Go on as Planned >>

Taglianetti Jury Selection Today

Jury selection is excepted to being this morning in the case of the Virginia man accused of killing a southern tier school administrator last year. >>

Child Porn Scandal

A Dryden man behind bars in connection with a child pornography scandal. >>

Police Looking for Two Suspects in Robbery

Waverly Police are looking for answers after a burglary involving two suspects. >>

Broome Co. Rape Suspect Caught In Bath

A Binghamton man is in jail on rape charges after a two week manhunt that started in Broome County, ended at an apartment in Steuben County. >>

KFC Robbery In Owego

Tioga County Sheriff's Investigators are looking for the suspect in an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant. >>

New Details in No. Tier Murder & Attack

We have new details about the nightmare an elderly Northern Tier woman endured when she was stabbed and her husband killed before her eyes. >>

Corning Manor Upgrades

A simple survey could help save a Town of Corning neighborhood from an increase in their water bill. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Steuben Co. Election Results

The Steuben County board of election released final results from last week's primary races. >>

Jury Selection Delayed: Taglianetti Murder Case

Jury selection has been delayed in the case of a Virginia man accused of fatally shooting a western New York school administrator last year. >>

Meth Lab Accomplice Sentenced

Busted in 2011 major meth lab in Schuyler County >>

Monroeton Man Charged with Indecent Exposure

Allegedly caught touching self in KMart parking lot >>

Armed Robber May Have Struck Again

Investigators confirm the identity of yesterday's armed robber, and it looks like he struck again. >>

Salvation Army Seeks Winter Coats

Collecting coats, gloves, hats for needy >>

Chemung River Partnership

You need clean water to make beer, that's why Birdland Brewing of Horseheads and the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed announced a partnership earlier today. >>

Reaction to Corning Free Academy Sale

The building is expected to be turned over in June 2014 >>

Debt ceiling divide: Democrats call Republicans' actions 'poison'

Another day on Capitol Hill, another display of brutal partisan divide in Congress. This time, the issue at stake is the debt ceiling – and there is no plan in sight to resolve the problem. >>

NY New Flu Shot Regulations

Flu season is quickly approaching and there's a new statewide approach to fight the virus. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Basic STAR Exemption Re-Registration

Homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption MUST RE-register with the New York State Tax Department by December 31st in order to receive the exemption in 2014. >>

Newfield Man Sentenced in Extortion

The Newfield man accused of trying to extort 250-thousand dollars from Paula Deen has been sentenced. Thomas Paculis, 62, was sentenced to two years in federal prison, Monday. >>

Armed Robbery Leads to Lockdowns

Southside High School and Notre Dame Locked-Down After Armed Robbery at Convenience Store. >>

Suspect Wanted in Convenience Store Robbery

Allegedly robbed store, claimed to have gun >>

Exclusive: Owner Reacts to Armed Robbery

Police say a man walked into Uncle Jack's Convenience Store and showed the owner what appeared to be a gun in his pocket. They're still looking for the suspect. >>

New Details In Steuben Co. Check Fraud

Another arrest has been made in the check fraud case that put an Atlanta woman behind bars in Steuben County. >>

Schuyler Co. Fire Update

Meth production materials found at scene >>

Police Still Looking For Liberty "Person of Interest"

Pennsylvania state police are still looking for a woman they call a "person of interest" in a Northern Tier attack that killed an elderly man and seriously injured his wife. >>

Bradford Co. To Get Flood Funds

A Bradford County borough will get more than a million dollars to upgrade its pump system damaged by flooding in 2011 >>

Southern Tier Agriculture on display in Washington

When you think of big economic drivers, manufacturing or tourism might come to mind. But here in New York State, agriculture is the largest industry. On Tuesday, lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill today got a taste of it – literally. >>

Workers Rally in Ithaca for Living Wage

Protestors rallied in Ithaca tonight, all for a living wage. WENY's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Tompkins County Releases Tentative 2014 Budget

The 2014 tentative budget for Tompkins County was presented Tuesday night at their legislature meeting. >>

Historic Tax Credit For Select Homes

Historic Tax Credits could help homeowners. >>

C-PP Proposition Votes

Voters in the Corning-Painted Post school district made a couple big decisions this evening. The district held a vote on two propositions. >>

Town of Corning Dems Called to Action

Town of Corning Democrats met Monday night as a last effort to get a democratic candidate on the ballot for elections in November. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Man Injured in House Fire in Montour

A fire in the basement of a home in the Town of Montour left one man with burn injuries. >>

Historic Home Tax Credit Meeting

A free workshop will be held this week in Elmira to help Southern Tier homeowners learn if they're eligible for a tax credit to repair homes that are located in historic districts. >>

NY Health Hotline

The New York State Health Department has opened its hotline to help customers sign up for New York's health-care exchange. >>

Deer Invade West Elmira

A town Police Officer Says he Saw 55 Deer Today >>

10 Digit Dialing in PA

If you're a Northern Tier resident., get ready to press more buttons and remember new numbers. >>

E-Cig use doubled amongst Kids

A new study from the centers of disease control and prevention show e-cigarette use amongst middle and high school kids. >>

Chef Jr. Competiton

A new competition aims to spark the flame for kids in Tompkins county that want to be chefs >>

Suspect Wanted in N. Tier Homicide

Pennsylvania State police are looking for a woman in connection to a homicide in Liberty Township >>

Local Organizations Team Up To Help Impoverished Women

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County and Shabach Tabernacle's Alabaster Box Ministry is teaming up to help women in the community. >>

Liberty Homicide: Man Dead, Wife Hospitalized

Police are looking for a middle aged woman they call a person of interest after a homicide in Liberty Township in Tioga County. >>

Southport Home Destroyed In Fire

Fire destroyed a mobile home park in Southport early this afternoon. >>

Hunger-U 2013

The 2013 Hunger-U tour made it's first stop at Cornell Monday. Students stopped by the mobile education center to learn about hunger and the challenges surrounding it. >>

President Obama, local lawmakers respond to Navy Yard shooting

Security has been heightened at landmarks throughout our nation’s capital, including the Capitol Building, which itself was put on lockdown this afternoon. >>

Reed Town Hall Meetings

Tom Reed is holding a series of meetings including one in Steuben County Saturday. >>

Future Flood Plans for Upstate

Recent flood damage is forcing local New York senators to act. >>

PA bridges most deficient in the country

Pennsylvania has the most structurally deficient bridges in the country, yet only receives ten-percent of federal funding to fix them. >>

Walkin’ Country

Meet Chris Allinger, the man raising money for needy kids he doesn't know so that they can have a healthy meal on the weekends. >>

Minor Earthquake Causes Major Concerns

A minor rumble on Seneca Lake is causing major waves in the battle over liquid gas storage. >>

Birthday Twins

A very special birthday party was held in Addison earlier today. >>

Public Hearing on Elmira Psych Center

The fight to keep the Elmira Psychiatric Center open continues. >>

EFA Student Semifinalist for Merit Scholarship

An Elmira Free Academy senior has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Competition. >>

Unemployment Rule for P.A.

A new rule is taking effect for unemployed workers in Pennsylvania. >>

First Annual Dick Dice Run and Benefit

Coming up on Sunday the 1st annual Dick Dice Run and benefit ride. >>

Puddles: Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes

All this rain prompts the Chemung County health department to remind us that standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. >>

Laurey Still Fighting to get on the Ballot

Art Laurey has sued the board of elections over there decision not to allow him on the ballot. >>

Ithaca Bridge Closing For Repairs

After years of planning, the 100 year old bridge on Forest Home Drive in Ithaca is finally ready for repairs. And people in the Forest Home Community were able to get their final thoughts in before the bridge closes, until next August. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Savona Travel Advisory

We have a traffic alert for you tonight, that concerns you if you will traveling through The Village of Savona. >>

Millennial Generation hosts 9/11 Memorial

Gone but never forgotten: Local young people are honoring victims of the deadliest attack on American soil on this 12th anniversary of September 11th. >>

Casa is in Need of Volunteers

CASA Volunteers act as advocates for abused and neglected children. >>

Washington remembers 9/11

In our nation’s capital today, President Obama and members of Congress attended different ceremonies to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. >>

Red Cross Command Center

The Sullivan Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross has a new tool to help disaster victims. >>

Local Hero on 9/11

Services were held all over the area today remembering a day that most Americans will never forget. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Local Primary Results

Links to all the local polls >>

St. Joseph’s Emergency Meeting

The New York State Nurses Association, nurses, staff, community members and Mayor Sue Skidmore came out this evening for an Emergency meeting on the Jobs cuts that have made at St. Josephs Hospital. >>

BREAKING NEWS: Syria to give up weapons

Syria has accepted Russian proposal to surrender control over its chemical weapons. >>

Voter Hotline

If you have any problems during your voting experience, New York's attorney general is making sure people have a place to call if they need help. >>

New York Rising Initiative

Governor Cuomo was in Binghamton today to talk about New York Rising. It's an initiative designed to provide flood-prone communities with money, and we could see millions here in the southern Tier. >>

Primary Tuesday: Voters hit Polls

Will the Chemung County Sheriff win a third term? That's a decision in the hands of thousands of voters in the county. >>

WGI Blood Drive

The American Red Cross held its 10th annual blood drive at Watkins Glen International on Tuesday. >>

Local Breweries React to Small Brew Act

Craft beers are growing more and more in popularity but how do these small breweries compete with big time beer businesses? WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Schumer on Stream Gauges Funding

The U.S. Geological Survey has new funding that will keep several important lake and stream gauges in upstate New York operating for the foreseeable future. >>

Fill The Bus Campaign Kick-off

Wegman's 6th annual "Fill the Bus" campaign kicks into high gear this morning. They're looking for your help to fill school bus seats with -- no, not children -- but food supplies. >>

Police Looking for Runaway Teen

Police are looking for a runaway teenager in Bradford County. >>

Man Attacked and Assaulted in Bath

A Bath man is arrested after police say he broke into an apartment and held the resident at knife-point and demanded money. >>

Monterey Shock Rally

More than a hundred people rallied at the Watkins Glen Community center today to show their support for Monterey Shock. >>

Lack of Support on Syria Attack

Locally, military intervention in Syria is gaining attention, but not support. >>

FASD Awareness Day

Monday marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day, or as it's more commonly known, FASD. >>

Elmira Corning Airport Adds Flight to Chicago

The Southern Tier has a new direct connection to the Windy City. Elmira Corning Regional Airport will have a new service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Steuben County Health Facility Sold

The Steuben County Court has ruled in favor of the sale of it's health care facility. The facility was operating at a projected annual loss of three million dollars. >>

Online Petition: Keep Monterey Open

Monterey Shock is on it's way to closing permanently, but local leaders and former inmates aren't giving up hope just yet. >>

Jeb Bush to Speak at Cornell

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak next month at Cornell University. >>

SPCA Gets Big Donation

The SPCA of Chemung County got a lot of green today, from one local country club. >>

Highway Named For Fallen Soldier

Starting this Saturday, part of a Finger Lakes highway will bear the name of a fallen soldier. >>

Local Businesses To Get More Storm Recovery Aid

Businesses in Tioga county may have a chance to get more money for repairs following Tropical Storm Lee and Superstorm Sandy. >>

Southern Tier River Gauges Safe

Less than a month before stream gauges were supposed to be shut off and almost two years to the day since flooding ravaged parts of the Twin Teirs some river gauges in NY are safe. >>

Vintage Grand Prix Kick Off

Start your vintage engines, Watkins Glen Grand Prix is in town. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer takes you to the kick off festival. >>

Local Woman Saves 790 Dogs

Juli Lathrop founded the Kramer Foundation >>

Fire Breaks out Overnight in Elmira

A fire broke out on 713 Spaulding street on Elmira's Southside. >>

Hens Find New Home at Farm Sanctuary

More than 1,000 rescued hens have a new home in Watkins Glen. >>

G20: All Access - Obama Admin. says G20 focus is finance, not war

It's the first day of the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, where world leaders are gathering to try to settle on financial reforms. >>

G20: All Access - US parents continue fight for Russian adoptions

Over the last 20 years more than 60,000 Russian children have been adopted by American parents. >>

Four Children Laid to Rest

It's always tough to say goodbye to people you love, and heartbreaking when they're so young. Today, the community said goodbye to four beloved children. >>

Victim Identified In Roll Over Crash

Authorities have released the name of the woman injured in a rollover crash Tuesday night. >>

The Taste of Chemung

Chemung County farms have a rich agricultural harvest to share with local business's and the community. >>

Elmira Man Finds Rare Historic Journal

What's in your attic? Well one Elmira man found a rare first edition journal from Lewis and Clark's famous expedition to the Pacific Northwest. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Montana Wildfires

A local Firefighter and Forest Ranger returns from fighting wildfires in Montana. >>

G20: All Access - Behind the scenes

All week we’ve been reporting on the G20 Summit. Now that it’s finally underway, we know more about the site where world leaders are gathering. It’s a palace that’s more than 200 years old. Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro takes us behind the scenes to show us what it takes to get to the G20. >>

G20: All Access - Intellectual Property

Intellectual property theft isn’t something that just affects the music and movie industry. G20 countries lose $125 billion every year because of IP theft. >>

Bath Employee Steals Drugs from Patient

A Steuben county employee is accused of stealing drugs from a patient. >>

Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Accused of selling crack cocaine >>

Good Year for Apples

New York apple farmers are bouncing back from a dismal 2012. >>

Riesling Launch Month Begins

2012 Riesling wines will make their debut this month. Wineries have been crafting their 2012 Vintage collections for the past year. >>

Corning-Painted Post East High Renovations

The new Corning- Painted Post East High School is open for the school year and we're there to check out the new renovations. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Cat Vaccine Clinic in Montour Falls

The clinic aims to protect domestic cats. >>

Cornell Center for Dairy Safety?

Senator Schumer comes to the area, pushing for a local university to become the nations center for dairy safety. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Water Street Travel Delays

We have a travel advisory for Elmira drivers. This morning at 7, contractors are installing piping and valves in Water Street. >>

G20: All Access - Upstate Shredding Pushes Leaders for Change

World leaders meeting in St. Petersburg Russia to discuss global trade aren’t just getting the attention of economists and politicians. >>

Henkel Project Folds

The owner of the historic Henkel Building on Market Street wants out. It's the first historic landmark project to fail in the Crystal City. >>

Tom Reed On Syria

President Obama is calling on congress to vote on action in Syria. And, Congressman Tom Reed is calling on his constituents to get their voices heard. >>

Calling Hours For Kids Killed In Elmira Fire

Funeral arrangements are set for the four children who died in Friday's house fire in Elmira. >>

Clair St. Bridge To Re-Open

A Chemung County bridge closed by flash flooding last month is now back open. >>

Corning Puts Support Behind Local Institutions

The city council votes to send resolution in support of the facilities to state leaders. >>

Memorial for 4 Children Killed in Fire

Four children are dead after fire tore through a home on Morrow Street in Elmira on Friday. >>

Reports: Shots Fired in Ithaca

Ithaca police are investigating reports of shots fired. Police are looking for a man who reportedly got out of a black SUV, started firing shots and then drove away. >>

Reed Hosts 6 Town Hall Meetings on Syria

Congressman Tom Reed is holding several meetings to gather input on the crisis in Syria. Reed is conducting three separate town hall meetings on Tuesday, September 3rd. >>

G20: All Access - Twin Tiers Lawmakers Weigh In

This week’s G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia is the first time since the “great recession” that world leaders are dealing with an economy that is stable enough to allow them to engage in talks that could actually lead to reform. >>

Woman Airlifted to Hospital

An accident at the Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park sent a woman to the hospital this afternoon. >>

Homes Evacuated After Flash Flooding

Flash flooding early this morning forced several people in Schuyler county out of their homes. >>

Fundraisers in the Works for Family Affected by Fatal Fire

Donations can be dropped off at Buffalo Wild Wings >>

Steuben County Employee Charged with Tampering

Accused of falisfying receipt book to conceal missing funds >>

Back to School Means Big Bucks

It's back to school, but does that mean big bucks for parents? WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Food Allergies in Schools

For some kids everyday is a battle against allergies. >>

Drilling Accident Death

A man is dead after an accident on a drill rig Wednesday afternoon. >>

Protesters Call For Reed Audit

People gathered outside Congressman Tom Reed's district office in Corning, passing out flyers with the headline "past due", referring to Reed being late on paying his taxes 38 times. >>

Binghamton Calls For Federal Background Checks

Binghamton city leaders, families of shooting victims and others gathered in the city today to call on Congress to support expanded background checks on gun sales. >>

Project Lifesaver

The Steuben County Sheriff's department introduced a new program that can save lives. >>

Busy Travel Weekend Ahead

AAA Says Check Your Car Before You Leave >>

Changes to ECSD Schedule

Come September things will be a little different for some students in the Elmira City School District. >>

Four Die In Elmira House Fire

Four people are dead after being removed from a house that caught fire last night at 104 Morrow St. on Elmira's Southside, according to the Star-Gazette . Police would not release their names or say if they were related. >>

Small Explosions at Ithaca Wegmans

Two people are injured after a small explosion at the Ithaca Wegmans store. >>

Men Arrested in Campbell Robbery

State Police out of Painted Post tracked down two men after a burglary investigation in the Town of Campbell. >>

Inmate Hopes Monterey Shock Stays Open

Closing plans for Monterey Shock move forward; however, many aren't giving up hope, just yet. >>

Wegmans Explosion Sends Two To Hospital

Ithaca Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of an explosion at the store on South Meadow Street around 6:00 Wednesday night. >>

Rouille Appears in Corning City Court

Court assigns public defender >>

Sales Tax Concern in the Village of Horseheads

People in Horseheads were getting fired up over the Chemung County Restructuring plan. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

St. Joesph’s Hospital Vigil

Patient's who have relied on St. Joseph's in Elmira for care for years will now have to travel father for care. >>

Robert Rouille: In Police Custody

The Suspect was Captured in Chenango County >>

Rouille Capture: Investigators Speak

It's a sigh of relief for neighbors in the Southern Tier after Police tracked down fugitive Robert Rouille. >>

Salvation Army Preps Kids For School

The Salvation Army is making sure local students are prepared before that first bell rings. >>

Campaign Sign Thefts

Someone has been stealing and destroying political campaign yard signs in Big Flats. >>

Race Continues For Elmira City Judge

The three Elmira City Judge candidates held a form Wednesday night hearing concerns from members of the community. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Grant Money For Home Repairs

If you are a Southern Tier homeowner, you could be eligible for grant money from the housing rehab agency. >>

Chemung Co. Sheriff: Reward for Rouille

$1,500 reward for info leading to apprehension of Rouille >>

YOGA Helps Soldiers Walk Down the Aisle

People in Elmira are doing YOGA to help service men and woman prepare for their big day. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Catholic Charities Giveaway

Catholic Charities held its back to school giveaway today at the Samaritan Center in Elmira. >>

Possible Water Shortage in Mansfield

Mansfield and surrounding communities are facing a possible water shortage, but a solution could be in the works. >>

Waverly Police Make Bath Salts Arrest

Three people charged >>

Elmira Mayor On Citiy's Decline

Sue Skidmore says the city needs more attention. >>

UPDATE: Bath Teacher Not Guilty of Forcible Touching

Verdict returned quickly >>

Elmira Couple Charged with Animal Cruelty

An Elmira couple is charged with eight counts of animal cruelty. >>

Man Arrested in Elmira Stabbing

Elmira police are investigating a stabbing in the city. They say it happened around 9:30 on the 300 block of West Gray street. >>

BREAKING NEWS: Jones Guilty of Murder

Convicted of 2nd degree murder >>

Justin Jones Guilty of Murder

Justin Jones is found guilty of second degree murder in the November death and attempted dismemberment of 25 year old Brian "Bear" Martin. >>

Bath Teacher Acquitted

Jim Cain was found not guilty after being accused of forcible touching of a student. >>

New Charges in Bradford Co. Death Case

Scott Kunkle charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in death of wife >>

Susquehanna River Flood Stage to Rise in Valley

Flood Stage to Change to 13 Feet >>

MAUSOLEUM IN ELMIRA TO BE FIXED

The city will pay to fix the building. >>

Cornell Sorority Ranking Website Strikes Controversy

A controversial website is up striking reactions across the globe. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

SCENE CLEAR IN ELMIRA HEIGHTS

Police searching for individual who may be in a home >>

Jones Takes The Stand

Justin Jones was called to the stand Friday. >>

Presidential Tour Ends

A small and intimate welcomed the chance for personal conversations with the President at today's town hall-style meeting at Binghamton University. >>

Home Searched in Elmira Heights for Rouille

A SWAT team call in Elmira Heights is linked to the search for Robert Rouille. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer was there during the raid and has the story. >>

Hung Jury in David Perry Insurance Fraud Case

No new trial at this time >>

St. Joseph’s Hospital to Become Outpatient Facility

83 full time positions to be eliminated >>

Key Witnesses Take The Stand In Jones Trial

The prosecution called two key witnesses to the stand in the Justin Jones trial. >>

Pres. Obama Tour Kicks Off

President Obama comes to New York to unveil a new plan to make higher education more affordable. >>

Route 15 Southbound Open 2 Lanes

Highway open between Presho, Lawrenceville >>

Flood Workshop in Veteran

The recovery continues for people in Veteran and surrounding towns who were hit by the flooding a few weeks back. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Kids Shoot Cars with BB Guns

A State Police helicopter was on stand-by after reports of shots fired near Alpine Junction Tuesday afternoon. Two drivers had their windows shot out. Turns out it was kids with BB guns. >>

New SROs at Steuben Co. Schools

The Steuben County Sheriff devised an affordable way for districts in his county to get officers back into the schools. >>

Caregivers Ask for Support

Many caregivers are struggling to juggle responsibilities while looking after an elderly loved one. >>

DNA Results Revealed In Justin Jones Murder Trial

Today the prosecution called several forensics experts to the stand who tested evidence presented to the Jury. >>

Hydrilla Spreads to Fall Creek in Ithaca

Invasive plant tough to treat >>

Upstate Downstate Meeting

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano held a roundtable discussion in Corning with assembly members from New York City so each group could gain a little perspective from each other. >>

Latta Brook Road Bridge Re-Opens

Some good news for people who live near the Latta Brook Road Bridge in Horseheads. WENY-HD News Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Meth Lab Awareness

Chemung County is now the number one producing county in New York State of Methamphetamine. In hopes of combating this problem the Golden Glow Volunteer Fire Company along with Chemung County Sheriff's office hosted a Meth Lab Awareness Session for the public. >>

Howie’s Pizza & Subs Reopens!

When fire completely destroyed the restaurant in November, owner Don Howard vowed to rebuild and carry on. Today, he cut the ribbon on the new building in the same spot. Almost 9 months to the day after fire, the new Howie's Pizza is dedicated. >>

New Dairy Farm Initiative

A new million dollar initiative announced by Governor Cuomo was designed to help farmers streamline their business and environmental plans to boost their bottom lines. >>

Attorney Calls for DeSisti's Release

DeSisti remains in jail until he's declared competent to stand trial >>

Bronx Man Arrested for Drugs in Corning

Man also accused of parole violation >>

Testimony Continues In Justin Jones Murder Trial

Tuesday, prosecutor John Thweat called more than 10 witnesses to the stand... 2 focused on cell phone records. >>

New Non-Stop Service From Elmira To Tampa

Allegiant Airlines is adding nonstop service from Elmira to the Tampa Bay area. >>

Palmesano Business Roundtable

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano will be hosting two roundtable events tomorrow. All in hopes of creating a better dialogue between Upstate and Downstate legislators. >>

CCC’S Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media

Corning Community College's Small Business Development Center will be offering a workshop for small business owners >>

Tompkins County Requests Flood Funding

Problems from the flood keep flowing in and towns are asking the state for help. >>

Couple Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Two people are dead and one person injured after a motorcycle accident, Saturday in Yates County. >>

Syracuse Man Arrested for Ithaca Burglaries

A Syracuse man is behind bars after a pair of burglaries on Ithaca's Stewart Avenue. Eric Russell, 29, allegedly broke into two apartments in the 100 block of Stewart Avenue early Sunday morning. >>

Search for Rouille Continues

The search for ex-con Robert Rouille shifts to Elmira, but some neighbors in Corning are still on edge. >>

Car Crash Causes Power Outage in Elmira

A car crashes into a utility pole in Elmira...at least 22 homes affected. >>

Day 1: Justin Jones Murder Trial

Day 1 of the Justin Jones Trial began Monday. The prosecution and defense gave their opening statements. >>

Reed Admits to Paying Taxes Late

Paid property taxes late 38 times >>

Local Authorities to Hold Meth Lab Seminar

Public can learn to spot meth activity >>

Changes to Chemung County Sales Tax

Chemung wants to keep more sales tax money. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Rouille on the Run, Driver ID’d

After running from police during a traffic stop, the suspect in an attempted armed robbery and assault is on the run. The woman driving the car he was in is in jail on drug posession charges. >>

Horseheads Man Hit By Train

Friday night a Horseheads man was struck by a train. 21 year old Travis Cliburn was walking along the train tracks >>

Corning Manhunt: Neighbors React

People on Sunset Drive in Corning got quite the scare Saturday afternoon when a manhunt ensued for a man considered armed and dangerous. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

One suspect is in custody after yesterday's armed robbery in Southport; however, Robert Rouille is still at large, considered armed and dangerous. >>

DWI Arrest In West Elmira

A Corning man is in the Chemung County jail after a drunk driving accident in West Elmira early Friday morning. >>

Tomato Crops Affected by Late Blight

It's tomato time. The crops are ripe but how many survived late blight? WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Goodies For Our Troops

If you are from the Twin Tiers and have a loved one in the military you probably know all about the organization Goodies For Our Troops. >>

River Rescue Update

Search crews were looking for a possible missing person. It turned out to be nothing and crews were called back late last night. >>

Corbett Fund Report Questioned

code of conduct rule made specifically for the Governor of Pennsylvania could spell trouble for Tom Corbett >>

Reed Town Hall Meetings

Congressman Tom Reed will be in the area to talk to constituents. >>

Free Haircuts At Wisner

A new business owner in downtown Elmira is using the power of Free to meet the community. >>

NY Expands Ash Tree Quarantine

New York has expanded a quarantine on ash wood products across much of upstate to combat the spread of the invasive emerald ash borer. >>

Armed Robbery Suspects At Large

The Sheriff's Office is searching for two men wanted for an armed robbery and assault at a Southport home this morning. >>

NY Unemployment Numbers

The latest unemployment numbers are out for New York. The State Department of Labor says over the past year, New York has added 129,000 jobs. But the unemployment rate remained steady at 7.5%. >>

Vacant Walmart May Be Torn Down

The vacant Walmart building in Big Flats could soon be coming down. >>

Flooding Brings Insurance Concerns

A lot of people are feeling helpless today after last week's flash flooding ruined a lot of homes. Many homeowners didn't carry flood insurance. >>

Flood Relief Meeting in Veteran

It's a week to the day since the torrential downpours that left many homes torn up, some even unlivable. People from those hard hit areas came together at the Town Hall in Veteran searching for answers. WENY-HD News Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Hunt Engineering Celebrates Anniversary

The company set up shop in Horseheads in 1973 >>

Tompkins Co. Jail Upgrades

Tompkins County Jail is in line for a $900 ,000 renovation, but County leaders still need to approve the project. >>

Travel Advisory: Steuben Co.

Paving on Route 53 and the intersection with I-86, exit 37 interchange at Kanona starts today. >>

Flash Flood Damage Piles Up

Catherine Creek is now back in it's banks, but the damage it left behind is still evident. >>

Obama To Visit The Southern Tier

The President is coming to the Southern Tier next week. >>

Blood Drive To Show Appreciation

The American Red Cross held a blood drive at the American Legion in Corning. >>

Back to School Prep in Schuyler County

Superintendents from Bradford, Odessa-Montour, and Watkins Glen Central School District met to discuss the state of education in the county. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

West Hill in Ithaca Curbs Crime

As we told you last night. MLB All-Star Mo Vaughn made a $12,000 donation to the Ithaca Police Department. Hoping to help curb crime by the West Hill in Ithaca. Vaughn owns the West Village Apartment Complex which has seen some of the worst violence in Ithaca. >>

Breaking News: Power Back On

No more outages are being reported by NYSEG in Tompkins or Tioga Counties. >>

State Seeks Info From Flood Damage

The state is asking for more information from people whose homes and business were damaged by last week's flash floods. >>

IPD To Increase Presence At West Hill Apts

More cops will be patrolling a part of Ithaca that's been the site of several crimes lately. >>

Governor’s Cup: Cuomo Visits Local Wineries

Governor Cuomo hit the Finger Lakes wine trail today as part of the Governor's Wine Cup Competition. >>

Local JC Penney Express Store to Close

The imminent closing of a Northern Tier business is not sitting well with it's customers. >>

Blood Drive Wednesday in Corning

This Blood Drive is sponsored by Kim and Brendan Holmes >>

Protestors at Governor’s Cup

A local winery is named the state's best. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Kyle Busch Wins Big at Watkins

Brad Keselowski was tempted to knock Kyle Busch out of the lead on the final lap at Watkins Glen for the second consecutive year. >>

’Speed Week’ Kicks Off

State troopers will also be watching for distracted or impaired drivers, motorists and passengers who fail to buckle up, and drivers who do not obey the "Move over Law" for emergency vehicles. >>

Drunk Teen Hits Volunteer Firefighter

Pennsylvania State Police say a drunk teenager hit a volunteer Firefighter with his car over the weekend. >>

Ithaca Stabbing Investigation at West Hill Apartments

Ithaca Police are trying to figure out who stabbed a man in the back over the weekend at the West Village Apartments. >>

Red Cross Event

The Red Cross is calling on the community in corning to give blood in honor of a neighbor. >>

Sen. Schumer Helps Save Jobs

Senator Chuck Schumer visited hundreds of Sallie Mae employees at a local student loan rehabilitation facility. >>

Young Burn Victim Dies

A mother and her 12-year-old son have been battling burn injuries at Strong Memorial Hospital after a fire ravaged their home on West and Second Street almost two weeks ago. >>

Hornell Man Charged with Burglary

Caught sneaking into Bath home >>

Lake Street Bridge Could Be Reopening

A local bridge could be seeing a facelift. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Ithaca College Named Top 25 Film Schools

Ithaca College is named top 25 film schools in the country. >>

Route 13 Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle accident on Route 13 leaves one man in the hospital. >>

High Speed Chase Suspects Caught

Suspects lead police on chase through Tioga Co. PA >>

NASCAR Fever Takes Over Corning

Race fever takes over Corning. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Boat Rescue After Millport Flooding

Residents in Millport are waking up to a lot of water after lasts night storm hit. Massive amounts of flooding on both Clair and Smith Street in the south part of the town. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

West Hill: Residents Voice Concerns

Neighbors in the west hill area of Ithaca have a lot of concerns about safety.. and they made them clear last night. >>

Gov. Cuomo Visits WGI

Governor Andrew Cuomo made a pit stop at Watkins Glen International ahead of the big races. >>

Richard Petty Makes Local Food Bank Donation

"King of NASCAR" Gives Back to Southern Tier >>

Flash Flooding Closes Roads to WGI

It's a bit of a bump in the road for NASCAR weekend. Flooding and debris shut down dozens of roads leading to the Track. >>

Teen Rescued From Rushing Water

A 14 year old boy was nearly swept downstream after getting into a local creek. >>

Pine Valley Flood Follow Up

We followed up with families in Pine Valley. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

West Hill Community Works to Comat Crime

Neighbors and city officials of the West Hill area of Ithaca met last night to take a step forward to combat crime. >>

Pistol Permit Upgrade Classes

Handgun owners in Chemung county now have a clearer path to getting a permit to carry a concealed pistol. The Chemung County Sheriff's office is offering a additional pistol permit upgrade classes. >>

Wagon Full of Hay Catches Fire

Fire officials responded to a fire just after 8 this morning in Montour Falls. Officials tell us a wagon of hay went up in flames. >>

Race Fever Kicks Off Tonight

Corning's Race Fever kicks off NASCAR Weekend at the Glen. >>

Crazy Daze In Corning’s Gaffer District

Corning's Crazy Daze has sidewalk sales 'gone wild' in the Gaffer District. >>

What’s in Store for Lake Street Bridge?

City council to apply for funding for conversion to pedestrian walkway >>

August 16th Voter Registration

Election season is right around the corner and the governor of New York wants people to register to vote before its too late. >>

Wal-Mart Suspects Wanted

This morning, New York state police are looking for two people suspected of stealing from the Gang Mills Wal-mart. >>

Tractor Trailer Rollover on I-390

We just got off the phone with State Police out of Bath. They tell us crews are still on scene after a tractor trailer rollover on I-390 in the Avoca area >>

Chesapeake Drops Land Leases

After a 5 year moratorium, a natural gas company is letting people out of their land leases. >>

Accused IPD Officers Exonerated

Two officers investigated over allegations involving drugs in city >>

Crowds Keep Coming Back in Watkins Glen

And they're off! The crowds start to pile in at Watkins Glen. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Old Meets New with B&B in Watkins Glen

The Blackberry Inn B&B officially opened in Watkins Glen. >>

Man Who Saves Dog Dies in Hospital

The Canadian man who risked his life for his friend's dog passed away in the hospital. Earl Gallant, 55, died from injuries in that rescue. >>

Lackawana Bike Tour

Today neighbors can take a unique tour of Elmira and see the city from a different view. >>

Gas Line Breaks Overnight

Breaking news overnight out of Towanda. Residents living on two Bradford county roads left their homes voluntarily after a natural gas line ruptured. >>

Pio’s at Home

The boys of summer are only here for a short time, but they leave a lasting impact on the community that often goes unnoticed. >>

Fans Eagerly Await NASCAR Weekend

Over 50 RV's and families have already arrived at Watkins Glen International and are ready for fun. >>

Watkins Glen Race Security

Security and safety is always a concern and Watkins Glen International has created an app to help in the process. >>

January Death in Elmira Ruled Homicide

No arrests yet >>

Couple Charged with Attempted Kidnapping

State Police say they tried to kidnap child >>

Classic Cafe 10 Years

A 50's style restaurant celebrates 10 years of business in Elmira. >>

Tompkins County Renewable Energy Resolution

Tompkins County legislature unanimously passed a resolution to go ahead with plans to bring renewable energy to the area. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Tompkins County Legislature’s New Chambers

After eighty years of history in the County Court House, Tompkins County Legislature makes the move into their new residence. >>

Ithaca National Night Out

It might only be Tuesday but people in Ithaca are ready to go out and party. >>

Corning Health Insurance Removal

The City Council Voted Monday to Remove Six Policy Holders >>

Arrests for $25k in Drugs

Three Tompkins county residents are behind bars with no bail on drugs and weapons charges. >>

Car Crash Kills 22-Year Old

A 22-year-old is dead this morning after his car flipped over in Tioga County over the weekend. >>

Turkey Killings in P.A.

State police in Pennsylvania are looking for the person who went on a turkey killing spree over the weekend. >>

Chemung Co. Pistol Permit

Handgun owners in Chemung county now have a clearer path to getting a permit to carry a concealed pistol. >>

Water Quality Grants

New York state is giving out some serious money to help towns and villages and non profits with their water quality improvement projects. >>

Tour De Flight: Dave Reaches New Mexico

David Schenck has reached New Mexico, covering more than two-thirds of his Tour De Flight. >>

Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act

New bill introduced to try and revitalize the manufacturing sector. >>

Delinquent Taxpayers Could Lose License

Pay your taxes or lose your license. That's the message behind a new initiative in New York State. >>

Elderly Man Disrupts Elmira-Corning Regional Airport

Police say man ran through gate onto tarmac >>

Wineglass Marathon Needs Volunteers

All shifts available >>

Chemung County’s New Restructuring Plan

A new plan is revealed that could change the fate of Chemung County. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Corning City Council Meeting

The council voted on a number of measures. >>

Lockheed Martin Layoffs in Owego

Lockheed Martin Corp. says it will lay off 139 workers at two upstate New York plants this month as part of the defense contractor's cutting of 367 jobs nationwide. >>

DWI Crash in Horseheads

Man charged with DWI, slew of other charges in early morning crash >>

Lockheed Martin Announces More Cuts

Lockheed Martin is laying off 25 workers at its Owego branch. >>

Local Players Let Down by A-Rod

Negotiations are at a standstill between Alex Rodriguez and the MLB. The baseball player will be suspended for allegations of using performance enhancing drugs. >>

Watkins Glen Italian Fest

The Schuyler County Italian-American Festival is back, and today was opening day at Clute Park in Watkins Glen. >>

Glider Crash in Van-Etten

The glider crashed on a farm >>

Mark Twain Conference

Elmira College is invaded with Mark Twain scholars. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Man Almost Drowns for Saving Dog

A Canadian man almost drowned in a Bath pond after saving a dogs life. >>

Man Remains in Critical Condition

A man nearly drowns in a Bath pond after trying to save his friend's dog from drowning at a campground. >>

Update: Horseheads Arson Attack

Police have two people in custody following Wednesday night's arson attack on a home in Horseheads. >>

Simpson Arraigned in Maricopa County

Assigned Public Defender >>

Elmira Man Tries to Escape Police Custody

Allegedly tried to flee sheriff's office during booking >>

Text to 911

Starting today you can text 911 if you live in Chemung County and use Verizon Wireless. >>

Erwin Drug Bust

A drug bust in Erwin leads to the arrest of three suspects. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

SciFair Showcase

Have you ever wanted to create your own Virtual World? >>

Elmira Fire Breaks Out

Two people were sent to the hospital early this morning after their apartment caught fire. >>

New York Casino Law

Well it's going to be up to New York voters weather to allow more casinos in the state or not. >>

Police Searching for Pipe Bombs

Authorities continue to search for pipe bombs a New York man claimed to have dumped in a rural Pennsylvania waterway before he set out to kill two national TV commentators over their Jodi Arias trial coverage, police said Tuesday. >>

Camp Good Days Changes Lives

It is an unspoken connection for kids at Camp Good Days. About five dozen children battling cancer visited Trumansburg to hike the gorge at the Taughannock State Park. >>

Mock Shooting at Tioga School

The Northern Tioga School District practiced for a situation they hope will never happen: A school shooting. >>

C-PP Airport Gets Thousands In Federal Funding

The Town of Erwin is getting a huge chunk of Federal Funding from the FAA. >>

AT&T brings 4G LTE Coverage To Schuyler Co.

AT&T customers will notice faster network speeds at this year's NASCAR race in Watkins Glen. >>

C-PP Approves School Resource Officer Position

C-PP approves School Resource Officer position. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

River Safety

Friends of Chemung River and Elmira Fire Department teach kids about river safety. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Scam Alert!

People in New York state are being warned about a wide spread scam this morning. >>

Gorilla Glass NBT

This morning Corning incorporated will announce its earnings for the second quarter it's also set to release an upgrade on one of its most popular products Gorilla Glass. >>

Corning Inc. Grows in Quarter 2

Corning Incorporated announced its second quarter earnings today. The twin tier's largest employer edged closer to it's sales goal of 10 billion dollars by 2014. >>

Church Street Project Slows Down

Unforeseen delays mean the East Church Street project in Elmira will take longer than expected. >>

Route 187 Bridge to Reopen

Bridge destroyed in September 2011 flood >>

Chemung County Fair Opens

The fair opened today at 10AM. >>

Two Parks Found Vandalized in Waverly

The search is still on for those responsible for vandalizing two village parks in Waverly. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

EF1 Tornado Hits Steuben County

Steuben County residents are picking up the pieces after a tornado touched down Saturday evening. The National Weather Service confirms an EF1 tornado touched down three separate times across a 14-mile long path. >>

Teens Charged in 2 Car Thefts

Two teenagers are behind bars for stealing cars in both Elmira and Ithaca. Police say 18-year-olds Luke Morrow of Ithaca and Osric Bush of Dryden are to blame. >>

Reed Pushing For Cayuga Power Plant To Be Re-Powered

Congressman Tom Reed Says "Re-power the Cayuga Power Plant with Natural Gas" despite local opposition. >>

Tornado Catches Many off Guard

Neighbors in Steuben County, say they were caught off guard after this weekend's tornado. >>

Ithaca Friendly’s Restaurant to Close

Elmira Road restaurant to close Wednesday >>

Chemung Co. Fair Gets Underway

It's that time of the year again. Preparations are underway at Chemung County Fair. >>

Tornado Takes Out Farmers Forest

Saturdays Tonado took out a 40 acre forest on Bill Hadleys Farm. >>

Future of Cayuga Power Plant

People in Lansing are speaking out about the future of the Cayuga Power Plant. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Pastor Blamed for Missing Money

One Corning congregation is baffled after police discovered their former leader was stealing from the church >>

Bath Man Planned to Kill Nancy Grace

A New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter death threats against two national TV commentators over their coverage of Jodi Arias, whom he claims to be in love with, told detectives he was on his way to kill one of them, authorities said Thursday. >>

Former Owego Mayor Dies

The former mayor of Owego died suddenly this week, and now the friends and family are remembering him as a trail blazer. >>

Petition Reaches 1000

If you want to help stop the closing of the Elmira Psychiatric Center your not alone. >>

Tornado Still Leaves Impact

It's been a year since four tornadoes touched down in the Southern Tier cutting several paths of destruction. Some are still recovering. >>

Red Cross Tornado App

The Red Cross has free tornado app to help people prepare for disaster weather. >>

Fatal Hit And Run Driver Facing More Charges

The Wayland man charged with a DWI in a fatal hit and run accident in May is facing more charges. >>

Eagle Scout Ceremony

A Boy Scout joined the small group of a select few with the rank of Eagle Scout. >>

Car Slams Into House in Corning

A car crashed into a house around 5:30 tonight on South Corning Road right at the Steuben-Chemung Border. >>

Area Prisons Set To Close

Some area prisons are being closed down. >>

Protecting Police Animals

Governor Cuomo is making sure people who kill police animals are punished appropriately. >>

Carriage House in Need of Grant

Near Westside neighborhood is looking to the state to help turn a city eyesore into an eye catcher. >>

Alice Trappler Sentenced

Alice Trappler will spend 25 years to life behind bars for masterminding the plot to have her baby's father killed. >>

Sen. Schumer Pushes for Protecting Youth

Senator Chuck Schumer is fighting to make sure more kids don't fall victim to sexual predators. >>

Horseheads Water Filtration System Approved

The Village of Horsheads water will soon be safe from contamination even if a flood hits the area. >>

Ithaca Named Top 10 City To Live

A Southern Tier city is named one of the best places to live in the country. >>

Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

Charges follow DWI arrest in fatal hit and run with bicyclist >>

Elmira Celebrates Christmas in July

The Christmas House in Elmira is spreading Christmas cheer on this 25th of July. >>

Corning Rotary Helps Children Hundreds of Miles Away

A woman who called Corning home for three years goes on to start an orphanage in a third world country. >>

Family Services and Capabilities Co-Location

Family Services of Chemung County and Capabilities cut the ribbon to the new co-located facility. >>

"Most Fun" Small Town?

Corning is vying for the title of "most fun" small town in America and it needs your votes. >>

Water Main Break in Horseheads

Water back on within two hours >>

Campers Visit the Chemung River

A group of Elmira campers made their way down the Chemung River Today. The canoe rides incorporated math and science with river speeds, buoyancy and the water cycle. >>

Sex Slave Case Faces Local Charges

Brandon Todd faces perjury charges in Steuben County for allegedly lying in court documents. >>

Call for Cash is Back

Our Call for Cash series is back, helping people get back money in unclaimed funds. We helped one couple just last month and WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer is at it again. >>

Bath Kidnapper Indicted

A grand jury has indicted the Steuben County man accused of assaulting a jogger last month. >>

Possible Mail Changes

A California Congressman has proposed major changes to mail delivery. >>

Possible Speed Limit Reduction in Big Flats

People in Big Flats could be seeing a change in speed limits. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

I-86 Truck Crash

The driver of a milk truck is fine after his truck jack knifed and slid under an overpass this morning on the highway. >>

Arrest Made in Sex Slave Kidnapping

A western New York man has been accused of kidnapping a Florida woman who escaped by feigning asthma, convincing hospital officials not to release her to him and calling a boyfriend to return her to her home state. >>

Steuben Co. Man Arrested for Threats

A Steuben County man is behind bars on allegations that he made threats on Twitter against two national newscasters who angered him with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial. >>

Bath Man Threatens Network Anchors

48-year-old David Lee Simpson of Bath is being held at the Steuben County jail on charges of stalking and computer tampering. >>

Detour Starts in Elmira Wednesday

Eastbound Church Street portion to close for two months >>

Southern Tier Smoking Survey

Study shows smoking popularity is on the decline. >>

Five Years of No Fracking

One of the most controversial issues in New York State hits it's five year anniversary. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Enfield Fatal Shooting

The Tompkins County Sheriff's office says a man is dead and another is in jail after an argument led to a shooting. >>

Gas Price Summer Surge

Drivers saw months of steady gas prices, but that's changing. Gas prices have edged up about a dime in the last month. >>

Congressman Reed on Student Loan Rates

A Senate deal avoiding interest rates for student loans might be right around the corner, but Congressman Tom Reed is putting pressure on the Senate to act quickly. >>

Elmira Neighborhood Survey

A local organization wants to hear from Elmira residents about how they feel about their city and neighborhood. >>

Troy Fair Begins

The Troy Fair is the most popular fair in the Northern Tier and helps local businesses. >>

Howie’s Closer to Reopening

After months of work, Howie's Pizza owner says he's getting ready to open up again. >>

Waverly Police Search for Woman After Chase

Police looking for Julia Martin >>

NY Smoking Ban 10 Year Anniversary

Ten years ago this week, New York State passed the Clean Indoor Air Act. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Elmira Loses Private-Sector Jobs

The unemployment rate in New York ticked down last month, dropping to 7.5 percent from 7.6 percent in May. >>

Pet Food Recall

Natura Pet Products issued a pet food recall after the FDA found salmonella >>

Geek the Library

Steele Memorial Library participates in national movement to increase awareness about library funding. >>

Special Report: Liquid Asset

For centuries The Chemung river has been an essential part of the Twin Tiers economy, but the economic flow has slowed in recent years >>

Heatwave Impacts Local Farmers

Five days over 90 degrees is taking a toll on some local farms. >>

Call Center Closing in Elmira

A long time area business announces its closing it's doors. Leaving many without jobs, and another blow to Elmira. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Senate Student Loan Deal

A senate deal avoiding a rise in interest rates for student loans might be right around the corner, but future classes might not be so lucky. >>

Energy Saving Tips for Heat

New York leaders are urging people around the state to conserve energy during this heat wave. >>

Outdoor Workers Try to Beat the Heat

As temperatures soar into the nineties, a lot of people still have to work in the heat. Everyone from construction workers to kids out lending a helping hand to those in need. >>

Severe Storms Hit Chemung County

Severe storms rolled through Chemung County. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer was on the scene just after the storm hit. >>

Petition for Elmira Psychiatric Center

An online petition is looking to save the Elmira Psychiatric Center, and it's being backed by one local New York senator. >>

NY: Increased Crime in 2012

New York's violent crimes increased 2.3 percent statewide to more than 79,000 last year despite a drop in New York City murders. >>

Power Outage in Steuben County

Power is out for 446 customers in Steuben County. Power is out in the Erwin and Caton. According to the NYSEG website, power in Erwin should be restored by 4PM. Power in Caton is expected to be restored before 11 AM. >>

100s of Senior Citizens Without Power

A transformer outage on Creekside Drive in Erwin, left three senior housing units in the dark. >>

Watkins Glen Theater Reopens

The Watkins Glen Theater reopens, and it is back with some new improvements. >>

Elmira Psychiatric Center Petition

A petition is started to keep the Elmira Psychiatric Center open. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer has the story. >>

Tioga County Abstains from Moratorium Vote

Tioga County Planning Board votes to take no action on a moratorium extension. >>

Watkins Glen Theatre Reopening Wednesday

A popular local movie theater is set to re-open Wednesday.. This time under new management. >>

Heights Theater Re-Opening

A popular local movie theater is set to re-open Thursday. This time under new management. >>

Police Investigate Towanda Mother’s Death

A 28-year-old woman is dead after a domestic dispute. Her husband called police to their home, and is now in jail. >>

Police Surveillance Grant

New York's Division of Criminal Justice Services is offering money to help state law enforcement agencies upgrade their interrogation video equipment. >>

Corning Council General Election

Longtime Councilman Frank Muccini is not running unopposed this time around. >>

Tompkins Co. Legislature Moving Chambers

Tompkins County Legislature closes it's doors on their 80 year old chambers and moves into a new and improved space. WENY-HD's Kellie Meyer was at the final meeting for their ceremony. >>

Michigan Gas Driller Found in N. Tier

A gas driller wanted in Michigan for criminal sexual conduct was found over the weekend in the Northern Tier. >>

Chemung River Safety for Kids

The Friends of the Chemung River and the Elmira Fire Department are teaming up to enforce river safety and hopefully save lives. The presentation is today from 9 to 10 in the cafeteria of Riverside Elementary in Elmira. >>

Push to Repower Cayuga Operating Plant

A State Senator and local leaders are trying to prevent a $600 annual tax hike in Lansing. >>

Improvements in Elmira from Extra Funding

Elmira's parks and sidewalks are getting a facelift. >>

Gas Prices Going Up

Drivers had been seeing a little relief at the pump in recent weeks, but that's changing. >>

Elmira Street Painting Festival

The Elmira street painting fest starts Friday, and it's expected to bring in the crowds this year. >>

Tourism Brings in $2.8B to Finger Lakes

Tourism across New York State is growing and the Finger Lakes saw a spike in out-of-towners. >>

House of Rep. Feels Heat from Farm Bill

The Senate passed their version of the Farm Bill last month, only to have the House vote on its own version this week. Despite the differences, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is assuring farmers and wineries that she has their interests in mind. >>

Ithaca Woman Allegedly Stabs Boyfriend

Victim flown to regional trauma center >>

Corning Community College Dorm

Corning Community College holds open house for new dorm >>

Finger Lakes Wine Fest Kick Off

The Finger Lakes Wine Fest has officially begun. >>

Seniors Get Farmers Market Coupons

Chemung County seniors can get discount farmer's market coupons once again this summer. >>

House Fire Burns A Caton Home To The Ground

Caton home burns to the ground but likely no one was hurt. >>

Chemung Canal to Acquire BofA Branches

CCTC will take over 6 Bank of America branches >>

IPD Launches Drug Tipline

Tipline to assist in drug crackdown in the city >>

Ithaca SWAT Arrest Update

We have an update for you on the Ithaca SWAT arrest that landed a man in jail after forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend's home. >></