Arctic League Hosts Annual Christmas Broadcast Fundraiser

Arctic League Hosts Annual Christmas Broadcast Fundraiser

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Arctic League held its annual broadcast fundraiser Sunday morning into the early afternoon. The non-profit hosts the fundraiser so no child in Chemung County goes without gifts on Christmas.

6 hrs 44 mins ago by Linsey Madison
Family Pet Nearly Starts Serious House Fire

Family Pet Nearly Starts Serious House Fire

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Fire crews responded to smoke in an apartment home on Willow Drive in Horseheads around 2:30 on Sunday afternoon.

9 hrs 2 mins ago by Linsey Madison
Hornell for the Holidays Celebrates Local Businesses

Hornell for the Holidays Celebrates Local Businesses

HORNELL, N.Y. (WENY) -- Many people gathered just off of Main Street in Hornell for Small Business Saturday.

November 27th, 12:30 AM EST by Linsey Madison
Schuyler Co. Historical Society Seeks Vietnam Veterans for Exhibit

Schuyler Co. Historical Society Seeks Vietnam Veterans for Exhibit

The Schuyler County Historical Society is planning to honor local Vietnam veterans' involvement, on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the end of the war.

November 26th, 8:37 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Thousands Enjoy Sayre Borough Christmas Parade

Thousands Enjoy Sayre Borough Christmas Parade

SAYRE, PA (WENY) -- Thousands of people gathered in Sayre Friday evening for the annual Sayre Borough Christmas Parade. The nighttime parade weaved through downtown Sayre, bringing smiles to kids of all ages. Dozens of local organizations, businesses, dan

November 25th, 11:52 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Elmira Holiday Parade Celebrates Its 64th Year

Elmira Holiday Parade Celebrates Its 64th Year

Hundreds of people came out to downtown Elmira to watch the annual holiday parade on Friday morning.

November 25th, 11:29 PM EST by Linsey Madison
Walmart shooter left 'death note,' bought gun day of killing

Walmart shooter left 'death note,' bought gun day of killing

A witness says that the Walmart supervisor who shot and killed six coworkers in Virginia seemed to target people and shot some victims after they were already hit and appeared to be dead.

November 25th, 4:29 PM EST
Fatal Crash in Dix

Fatal Crash in Dix

New York State Police responded to a single vehicle accident on Rt-414 in Dix that resulted in the death of the driver.

November 24th, 5:33 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Former Hilton principal gets 63 years for sexual abuse of students

Former Hilton principal gets 63 years for sexual abuse of students

HILTON, NY (WENY)-- A former elementary school principal has been sentenced to 63 years in prison for sexually abusing nearly two dozen students. Kirk Ashton did not address the packed Rochester courtroom at his sentencing Wednesday afternoon. However, se

Marsha Augustin
'Bodies drop' as Walmart manager kills 6 in Virginia attack

'Bodies drop' as Walmart manager kills 6 in Virginia attack

Virginia police said multiple people are dead and others are wounded after a shooting at a Virginia Walmart on Tuesday night.

November 23rd, 8:45 PM EST
Elmira Man Arrested for Felony Menacing Stemming from Neighbor Dispute

Elmira Man Arrested for Felony Menacing Stemming from Neighbor Dispute

An Elmira man was arrested after allegedly threatening his neighbors with a hand gun.

November 23rd, 7:02 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Local Restaurant Gives Back with Free Thanksgiving Meals

Local Restaurant Gives Back with Free Thanksgiving Meals

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) -- Fran's Landing in Painted Post is offering free Thanksgiving meals both for pick-up and delivery late Thursday morning and early afternoon.

November 23rd, 6:59 PM EST by Linsey Madison
New York State Comptroller audit estimates $11 billion lost in unemployment fraud

New York State Comptroller audit estimates $11 billion lost in unemployment fraud

A recent audit report from the New York State Comptroller found deficiencies in the management of unemployment insurance fraud during the pandemic. 

November 23rd, 5:00 PM EST by Elise Kline
Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight.

November 23rd, 1:34 AM EST
TSA and ELM Director: 2022 set to be record Thanksgiving travel

TSA and ELM Director: 2022 set to be record Thanksgiving travel

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY)-- It's that time of year already! Thanksgiving is upon us and millions are taking to the skies, traveling during the busiest time of the year. T S A, as well as officials with the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport, explain what travelers

Marsha Augustin
PA House Republicans Elect Leadership Team for 2023-24 Legislative Session

PA House Republicans Elect Leadership Team for 2023-24 Legislative Session

This evening, House Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania announced their leadership team for the 2023-24 legislative session. The new GOP leaders were elected this afternoon by their peers. 

November 22nd, 8:24 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Arctic League cuts down Christmas tree for Upcoming Broadcast

Arctic League cuts down Christmas tree for Upcoming Broadcast

PINE CITY, N.Y. (WENY) -- While families in the Twin Tiers have begun searching for their Christmas tree this holiday season, the Arctic League has already found theirs.

November 22nd, 7:38 PM EST by Sam Shapiro
Speakers highlight childcare at workforce shortage hearing

Speakers highlight childcare at workforce shortage hearing

At a committee hearing Tuesday addressing workforce shortages, speakers said there are a variety of areas lawmakers need to improve-- including addressing childcare shortages, workforce development, and unemployment insurance debt. 

November 22nd, 7:23 PM EST by Elise Kline
Operation Winter Coat Underway for 2022, Donations Wanted

Operation Winter Coat Underway for 2022, Donations Wanted

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- WENY-TV is once again partnering with Williams Honda to help give the gift of a new winter coat to local children. Operation Winter Coat is now in its fifth year. Williams Honda is collecting new with tags winter coats for young schoo

November 22nd, 5:13 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
PA Officials Offer Fire Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

PA Officials Offer Fire Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

Residential building fires are over twice as likely to occur on thanksgiving day than any other day of the year. Each year, an average of two-thousand-three-hundred residential fires occur nationwide on thanksgiving day. 

November 22nd, 5:11 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Police: Gunman kills 5 at gay club, is subdued by patrons
Police: Gunman kills 5 at gay club, is subdued by patrons

Police in Colorado say five people are dead and 18 have been wounded in a shooting at a nightclub.

November 20th, 5:55 AM EST
Stories from Ukraine: Volunteers Prep Food for Soldiers
Stories from Ukraine: Volunteers Prep Food for Soldiers

LVIV, UKRAINE- Our coverage of Stories from Ukraine continues. Our crew came across a group of people from all over the world volunteering in Ukraine. Their mission? To provide food for the soldiers fighting at the front. Pulling out bags and bags of food

Stories from Ukraine: PA Company Preps to Help Rebuild Ukraine
Stories from Ukraine: PA Company Preps to Help Rebuild Ukraine

KRAKOW, POLAND- Our coverage of Stories from Ukraine continues. Many people have wondered when will this war come to an end. For one local Erie, Pennsylvania company, they’re prepping for how they can help Ukraine when that day comes. In the old nor

Stories from Ukraine: Power Outages Pose Threat to Ukrainians
Stories from Ukraine: Power Outages Pose Threat to Ukrainians

LVIV, UKRAINE - Our coverage of Stories from Ukraine continues. Our crew spent another day in Ukraine's western city of Lviv. While they were there, they noticed people and businesses are dealing with power outages. As we made our way through Lviv’s

Walmart agrees to pay up to $116 million in opioid settlement for New York State
Walmart agrees to pay up to $116 million in opioid settlement for New York State

Earlier this week, CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart agreed to pay billions of dollars in settlement payments nationwide for their role in contributing to the opioid epidemic. New York State will receive up to $116 million in the settlement from Walmart. 

Stories from Ukraine: Lviv Locals Share What Life is Like in Ukraine
Stories from Ukraine: Lviv Locals Share What Life is Like in Ukraine

Other than just a checkpoint or two along the way, driving through the western Ukrainian city of Lviv looked just like a normal day.

November 17th, 7:57 PM EST
Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit
Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WENY) - Sunday's Buffalo Bills game vs the Cleveland Browns has been moved to Ford Field in Detroit due to the impending snowstorm set to hit the Buffalo area this weekend. The Bills and the NFL released the following statement on Thur

Hochul announces new funding to help Ukrainian refugees in New York
Hochul announces new funding to help Ukrainian refugees in New York

This week Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $21.4 million in funding to help displaced Ukrainians living in New York.