New York board approves 242 megawatt wind farm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A wind farm with up to 68 turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York's Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242 megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state's electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission lines.
'Gold Out' game to benefit two local children with cancer
Friday, September 20th, is the homecoming football game at Athens Area High School. But it's more than just a game as the community rallies around two local children, Seeley and Ariah, who both have cancer. It'll be called the 'Gold Out' game versus Athens and Canton.
Leader of the Pack Challenge takes over Food Bank of the Southern Tier
Elmira Heights, NY (WENY) -- A competition unlike any other was held at Foodbank of the Southern Tier in Elmira Heights. The winner got a trophy but the ultimate prize went to thousands of kids across the southern tier region, who would otherwise go hungry. Three, two, one, a loud honk is heard, that reverberates through the warehouse of the foodbank.
BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The month of September is known as National Suicide Prevention Month. For several years now, the Bath VA Medical Center has been honored for raising awareness for suicide prevention. With this week being Suicide Prevention Week, the Bath VA Medical Center hosted their annual event for veterans and their families, as well as the public. On Thursday, the Bath VA held their "Power of One Walk" and their VA and Community Provider event. More than 40 VA...
Over the past three days, around 50 professionals have gone through intensive training on how to handle propane emergencies. Experts say the facility in Schuyler County offers something not found anywhere else in the state.
With Fall sports in full action, officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health want to make sure athletes, coaches, and parents are aware of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.
The Chemung County Department of Health has confirmed to WENY News that the number of Legionnaires' cases in the county is now up to 11.
The Tioga County, New York man accused of murdering his 8-month-old daughter last summer has been indicted on two counts of second-degree murder, according to our media partner The Star Gazette.