Meet Pepe, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

Meet Pepe, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Pepe, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA! Pepe is an almost 9-year-old male Dachshund/Standard Smooth Haired/Miniature Pinscher mix who thinks everything is fun and meant to be played with. Acc

10 hrs 40 mins ago by Kurt Martone
Gov. Hochul condemns attack on Salman Rushdie at Chautauqua Institution

Gov. Hochul condemns attack on Salman Rushdie at Chautauqua Institution

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (WENY)--New York Governor Kathy Hochul spoke at the New York retreat where author Salman Rushdie was stabbed on Friday in Chautauqua. Hochul addressed the crowd on Sunday at Chautauqua Institution in western New York, where Rushdie was atta

19 hrs ago by Marsha Augustin
Quilts of Valor in the Southern Tier

Quilts of Valor in the Southern Tier

Toni Bourdette has dedicated herself to giving back to veterans in the Southern Tier, with quilt-making. Right now, Bourdette has over 150 quilts to work on, with a group of 55 volunteers in the Southern Tier.

21 hrs 11 mins ago by Alexandra Deryn
1st Annual Comic Con in Wellsboro

1st Annual Comic Con in Wellsboro

WELLSBORO, P.A. (WENY) -- Cosplayers from all over came out to the Northern Tier this weekend to suit up for the 1st Annual Wellsboro Comic Con.

21 hrs 48 mins ago by Sam Shapiro
Ithaca Police Respond to Stabbing

Ithaca Police Respond to Stabbing

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY)- Ithaca Police responded report of a stabbing that had occurred in the 100 Block of West Green Street yesterday at around 8:40 PM. Upon arrival Officers located the victim who had sustained a stab wound to his arm. The victim identifie

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Gov. Hochul, announces Speed awareness week, encouraging New Yorkers to slow down

Gov. Hochul, announces Speed awareness week, encouraging New Yorkers to slow down

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY)-- Law enforcement agencies throughout New York State will be increasing patrols to target speeding from August 14th-21st. Speed awareness week begins on Sunday. New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced Saturday, it is a high-visibility

Marsha Augustin
Corning Painted-Post East High's Class of 1972 Celebrates 50th Reunion

Corning Painted-Post East High's Class of 1972 Celebrates 50th Reunion

Corning Painted-Post East High's Class of 1972 celebrated their 50th reunion, today. Classmates came together to share hugs, laughs, and memories.

August 13th, 9:16 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Elmira Jazz Festival returns to Chemung Co.

Elmira Jazz Festival returns to Chemung Co.

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Ferrario Elmira Jazz Festival 2022 returned this weekend, showcasing an array of jazz artists at Thorne Street Park in Horseheads on Saturday.

August 13th, 6:58 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Time Capsule buried at Southport Bicentennial Celebration

Time Capsule buried at Southport Bicentennial Celebration

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WENY) -- The bicentennial festivities in Southport continued Saturday afternoon with a time capsule burial.  

August 13th, 6:22 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Lane to Close on I-86 in Chemung County August 15

Lane to Close on I-86 in Chemung County August 15

Beginning August 15th, westbound traffic near Exit 58 in the town of Chemung will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs.

August 12th, 8:52 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Road and Bridge Closing in Steuben County Starting August 22nd

Road and Bridge Closing in Steuben County Starting August 22nd

Beginning August 22nd, a portion of County Route 76 will be closed through August 26th due to a culvert pipe replacement. Also, Hopper Hill Bridge in Troupsburg will be closed for about five weeks to replace the deck with new concrete slabs.

August 12th, 8:38 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
This Week in Wine Country: Finger Lakes Boating Museum

This Week in Wine Country: Finger Lakes Boating Museum

The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is dedicated to the preservation and education of the Finger Lakes' boating heritage.

August 12th, 8:27 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
30th Annual Ithaca Artist Market

30th Annual Ithaca Artist Market

The Ithaca Artist Market returned for its 30th year at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market grounds. Over 80 artists came out to share their work with the community.

August 12th, 7:58 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer Touts CHIPS Act at Corning Inc.

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer Touts CHIPS Act at Corning Inc.

CORNING N.Y. (WENY) -- Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was at Corning Incorporated Friday afternoon to share how future investments in manufacturing could help companies across the Southern Tier. 

August 12th, 7:24 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Southport to Celebrate Bicentennial on Saturday

Southport to Celebrate Bicentennial on Saturday

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WENY) - The Town of Southport will be celebrating its bicentennial Saturday, August 13th at Chapel Park in Pine City. The event will be held from 2 to 5 PM with the opening ceremony featuring chapter 803 of the Vietnam Veterans of America

August 12th, 7:19 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Andrew Mallow Sworn In As Elmira's New Chief

Andrew Mallow Sworn In As Elmira's New Chief

Andrew Mallow was sworn in today as the new Elmira Fire Chief replacing the retired Joseph Martino.

August 12th, 6:56 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Ithaca Police Responds to Report of Shots Fired

Ithaca Police Responds to Report of Shots Fired

Ithaca Police responded earlier this afternoon for a report of shots fired. No injuries or damage have been reported.

August 12th, 6:52 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Rochester Woman Arrested Following Report of Alleged Burglary in Steuben Co.

Rochester Woman Arrested Following Report of Alleged Burglary in Steuben Co.

A Rochester woman was arrested following a report of an alleged burglary in the town of Fremont in Steuben County.

August 12th, 6:49 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Catholic Charities collecting school supplies for upcoming school year

Catholic Charities collecting school supplies for upcoming school year

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties is hosting a back to school drive for students in the area from Kindergarten to 6th grade. "It's probably not going to have everything they need to go back to school, but to give t

August 12th, 11:36 AM EDT by Kurt Martone
Incident at Fair Sparks Online Backlash

Incident at Fair Sparks Online Backlash

11-year-old Karson Preston was told by a SunShine Shows LLC worker, he could not ride the rides at the Tioga, Pennsylvania County Fair, last night. It was because he did not have the required hand stamp.

August 11th, 11:46 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Guthrie Towanda Celebrates One Year of Acute Rehab Unit
Guthrie Towanda Celebrates One Year of Acute Rehab Unit

Guthrie celebrated the one year anniversary of their acute rehab unit at their Towanda campus.

STOP-DWI Program Spreading Awareness of Drinking while Driving
STOP-DWI Program Spreading Awareness of Drinking while Driving

Police agencies in New York State including those in Chemung and Steuben counties will be making the extra effort to spread awareness about the dangers of drinking while driving.

Ithaca Police Investigating Grand Larceny Involving Stolen Purse
Ithaca Police Investigating Grand Larceny Involving Stolen Purse

Ithaca Police is investigating a report of a stolen purse with a credit card that was allegedly used to spend thousands of dollars.

Elmira Police Investigating Spree of Shootings
Elmira Police Investigating Spree of Shootings

Elmira police are investigating a string of shootings across the city the past several days that appear to be connected.

Ambulance patient jumps out, pulls fire alarm at St. Joseph's Hosp. causing water damage
Ambulance patient jumps out, pulls fire alarm at St. Joseph's Hosp. causing water damage

The patient's identity was not released, but police said the male was taken into custody on  the rooftop, and then transported to a different hospital for treatment and released.

Elmira Police: Shooting victim flees hospital after refusing to cooperate with investigation
Elmira Police: Shooting victim flees hospital after refusing to cooperate with investigation

Investigators went to go speak with the gunshot victim -- but police say the victim refused to cooperate.

Say No To Violence Rally, building bridges to make a difference
Say No To Violence Rally, building bridges to make a difference

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY)--Nearly a hundred people gathered at Wisner park in downtown Elmira Tuesday evening with one goal in mind, to Say No To Violence. This was the third Unity in the Community Say No To Violence rally organized by Dr. Coleman and the NAACP

Politics in Two: Trump Search Warrant
Politics in Two: Trump Search Warrant

(WENY) - WENY Political Analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses his reaction to FBI agents entering the Florida home of former President Donald Trump. They are searching for what is reported to be a large number of documents he took with him to Mar-a-Lago upon