Hornell woman arrested following animal cruelty investigation

Hornell woman arrested following animal cruelty investigation

 A Steuben County woman has been arrested following an animal cruelty investigation in Canisteo. 

33 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Two high school graduates, one hospital employee awarded Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary scholarships

Two high school graduates, one hospital employee awarded Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary scholarships

Two local high school graduates planning on entering the healthcare field, alone with one hospital employee furthering her education, have received $1,000 scholarships from the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary. 

2 hrs 5 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Schumer announces $49 million for Cornell's Chess Lab

Schumer announces $49 million for Cornell's Chess Lab

Senator Chuck Schumer secured $49 million in federal funding for Cornell University's High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) laboratory.

4 hrs 6 mins ago by Chris Johnson
First ever Finger Lakes Trail Days around the corner

First ever Finger Lakes Trail Days around the corner

The Festival begins at 5pm on Friday, July 26th with a concert featuring the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers.

4 hrs 24 mins ago by Chris Johnson
Steuben Co. joins nationwide class action lawsuit against drug makers

Steuben Co. joins nationwide class action lawsuit against drug makers

The names of the 20 companies were not named in the press release from Steuben County. On Monday morning, the Steuben County Legislature approved to retain a lawyer to move forward with the lawsuit.    

11 hrs 59 mins ago by Nick Quattrini
Gerard's corner takes one step closer to redevelopment

Gerard's corner takes one step closer to redevelopment

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- The City of Elmira is moving one step closer to redeveloping Gerard's Corner into new affordable housing units and another building on Carroll Street. The City Council voted to enter into an agreement with Empire State Development to get around $500,000 in grant funding. 

12 hrs ago by Nick Phillips
Troy Fair is now open!

Troy Fair is now open!

Monday was the first full day of the 144th Troy Fair, which organizers say has several exciting changes.

16 hrs 43 mins ago by Sierra Wright
Local church providing elderly with rides to Corning Wegmans

Local church providing elderly with rides to Corning Wegmans

The Grace United Methodist Church is looking to give a lift to senior citizens who used to walk to the Corning Wegmans on the Bridge Street bridge. 

18 hrs ago by Brandon Menard
Keuka Boat Explosion. How Did it Happen?

Keuka Boat Explosion. How Did it Happen?

HAMMONDSPORT, NY (WENY) -- All was quiet as boaters were enjoying 37th Annual Wine Country Boat Show on Keuka Lake, until a 1955 Century Coronado exploded on the shores. At approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday a 1955 Century Coronado  exploded, injuring both people on board. 

18 hrs 11 mins ago by Alex Bielfeld
Elmira Police accepting applications for school crossing guard

Elmira Police accepting applications for school crossing guard

The Elmira Police Department is accepting applications to fill the school crossing guard position for the 2019-2020 school year. 

20 hrs 58 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

On Monday, New York State officially became the first state in the nation to ban cat declawing. 

21 hrs 41 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Steuben Co. man arrested on animal cruelty charges

Steuben Co. man arrested on animal cruelty charges

A Rathbone man is facing more than a dozen animal cruelty charges after police say they seized 24 animals. 

22 hrs 5 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Counsel's Corner: Car Insurance

Counsel's Corner: Car Insurance

If you're planning a summer travel trip that takes you on the road, you may want to check what kind of car insurance you carry. In this week's edition of Counsel's Corner, WENY's Isabel Garcia sits down with Christina Sonsire, Partner at Ziff Law firm, to learn about various options of car insurance.

23 hrs 28 mins ago by Isabel Garcia
Corning, Ithaca Wegmans locations to get rid of plastic bags Monday, July 29

Corning, Ithaca Wegmans locations to get rid of plastic bags Monday, July 29

Beginning Monday, July 29, the Wegmans locations in Ithaca and Corning will no longer offer plastic bags.

July 22nd, 12:14 PM EDT by Caitlin Murphy
Two-vehicle crash causes State Route lane closure, several sent to hospital

Two-vehicle crash causes State Route lane closure, several sent to hospital

Several people are in the hospital after a two-vehicle accident near the New York-Pennsylvania state line.

July 22nd, 11:18 AM EDT by Olivia Jaquith
Ithaca man arrested after allegedly stabbing person

Ithaca man arrested after allegedly stabbing person

 One man was arrested after police say he stabbed another person in the face in Ithaca. 

July 22nd, 10:47 AM EDT by Caitlin Murphy
Two injured in boat explosion on Keuka Lake

Two injured in boat explosion on Keuka Lake

Two people are recovering after their boat exploded on Keuka Lake, Saturday afternoon.

July 22nd, 8:17 AM EDT
This Weeks Adoptable Pet at the Chemung County SPCA 7-22-19

This Weeks Adoptable Pet at the Chemung County SPCA 7-22-19

Axel proved to be extremely well-behaved, loving and attentive.

July 22nd, 8:13 AM EDT by Chris Johnson
Elmira Street Painting Festival has concluded

Elmira Street Painting Festival has concluded

The Street Painting Festival has concluded, but the city is now an art gallery! 

July 21st, 6:11 PM EDT by Sierra Wright
12th Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival

12th Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival

ELMIRA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Despite the hot temperatures, this weekend has brought over 90 percent of the artists who signed up to participate in the annual street painting festival came out to display their works of art. 

July 21st, 12:01 PM EDT by Christina Episcopo
Penn State board keeps in-state tuition flat in coming year
Penn State board keeps in-state tuition flat in coming year

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Penn State is keeping in-state college tuition flat across the sprawling university system for a second year and for the third time in five years. The school's board, meeting in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, voted Thursday for a plan that will maintain full-time tuition for lower-division. 

Crews battle house fire on Elmira's Southside
Crews battle house fire on Elmira's Southside

Our photographer on scene said part of the roof caved in, and flames were shooting out from the top floor.

Tioga Downs opens sports betting lounge
Tioga Downs opens sports betting lounge

The New York Gaming Commission voted in June to officially allow sports betting to take place in upstate casinos.

Police still searching for Ithaca murder suspect
Police still searching for Ithaca murder suspect

The Ithaca Police Department says they are still searching for the suspect they say stabbed a man to death at an apartment complex Wednesday.  

SBA, USDA holds Southern Tier Rural Funding Forum
SBA, USDA holds Southern Tier Rural Funding Forum

Friday, the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen hosted the Southern Tier Rural Funding Forum.