Running of the Elves

Running of the Elves

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)--  The YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County held their annual running of the elves early on Saturday morning. This year for the first time, the 5k took place at the Cornell Business and Technology Park by the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, giving the runners a safer location. 

5 hrs 42 mins ago by Christina Episcopo
Tioga County, NY honors and remembers their very own on 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks

Tioga County, NY honors and remembers their very own on 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks

Today marks the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. 

8 hrs 48 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
CDC: No single product of brand can be blamed for lung injury and vaping outbreak

CDC: No single product of brand can be blamed for lung injury and vaping outbreak

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says no single product or brand can be blamed for the outbreak of lung injury linked to vaping. 

8 hrs 56 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
6th annual Carter's Christmas event held in Sayre today

6th annual Carter's Christmas event held in Sayre today

Today is the 6th annual Carter's Christmas event in Sayre. 

8 hrs 57 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
Registration still open for Selfless Elf 5k in Horseheads this afternoon

Registration still open for Selfless Elf 5k in Horseheads this afternoon

This afternoon is the Selfless Elf 5k Run and Walk. 

9 hrs 9 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
House deemed total loss following last night's fire in Odessa

House deemed total loss following last night's fire in Odessa

Multiple Fire Crews and police were called to 5190 County Route 14 in Odessa for a structure fire. 

9 hrs 43 mins ago by Ashley Cafaro
Three honored by the Arts council of the southern tier

Three honored by the Arts council of the southern tier

Corning, NY (WENY) -- The arts council of the southern tier honored members of the community. Three people were recognized for their artistic impact. The art council recognized a business owner, a teacher and a renowned choreographer. All of them have some tie to the southern tier, like Kylene Kiah, the owner of wine and design. But they all represent the power of art in the community. This years recipients represent a wide spectrum of talents from dance to painting. The celebration...

18 hrs 30 mins ago by Nicholas Phillips
Robert Packer Hospital named one of the nation's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals

Robert Packer Hospital named one of the nation's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital has been named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. 

23 hrs 55 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Chemung County Legislator voices concerns about transparency

Chemung County Legislator voices concerns about transparency

According to Chemung County 7th district legislator, Christina Sonsire, legislators with the Republican majority have held 6 political caucuses from November to now.  She believes public business should not be done without the public being involved. 

December 6th, 5:45 PM EST by Brandon Menard
Police presence at West Elmira storage facility

Police presence at West Elmira storage facility

 There is a large police presence at a storage facility off of Hendy Hollow Road in West Elmira. 

December 6th, 4:50 PM EST by Caitlin Murphy
Festival of Lights in Downtown Ithaca

Festival of Lights in Downtown Ithaca

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)--  The festival will run for 11 days with not only interactive sculptures, but fun activities each day. 

December 6th, 12:28 PM EST by Christina Episcopo
Former performing arts teacher sentenced for sexually abusing students

Former performing arts teacher sentenced for sexually abusing students

A Northern Tier performing arts teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting students has been sentenced to jail. 

December 6th, 12:04 PM EST by Caitlin Murphy
Corning Museum of Glass hosting annual holiday open house

Corning Museum of Glass hosting annual holiday open house

On Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8, the Corning Museum of Glass is hoping its annual holiday open house.

December 6th, 11:31 AM EST by Caitlin Murphy
Suspects in Gibson drug arrests identified

Suspects in Gibson drug arrests identified

 The Steuben County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of the two suspects arrested Thursday night after drugs and money were reportedly found in a home in Gibson. 

December 6th, 11:21 AM EST by Caitlin Murphy
5th Annual 'Under the Dome Craft Fair' in Horseheads this weekend

5th Annual 'Under the Dome Craft Fair' in Horseheads this weekend

The 5th annual 'Under the Dome Craft Fair' is happening this weekend. 

December 6th, 10:25 AM EST by Vanessa Rizzitano
Dryden to hold vote on $3 million Capital Improvement Project Tuesday

Dryden to hold vote on $3 million Capital Improvement Project Tuesday

The project would also include a new sound system and drainage improvements at the field, and interior corridor safety improvements across the district.

December 6th, 8:51 AM EST by Olivia Jaquith
Horseheads Intermediate students unveil exhibit

Horseheads Intermediate students unveil exhibit

Elmira, NY (WENY) -- The Chemung County Historical Society unveiled it's newest art exhibit. The artists are 5th graders from Horseheads Intermediate School. 40 plus students helped work on and create the exhibit. The focus is on the African-American experience and history in Chemung county. For many students it brings their history lesson to life. The Chemung county museum packed with museum goers and parents. Their newest exhibit was unveiled.

December 6th, 12:11 AM EST by Nicholas Phillips
Mother of missing man looks to take his story nationally

Mother of missing man looks to take his story nationally

 Nieko Lisi went missing at the end of September in 2011. Since then his mother, Monica Button of Jasper, has been looking for him. 

December 5th, 7:43 PM EST by Brandon Menard
Police: Two arrested after drugs found in Gibson home

Police: Two arrested after drugs found in Gibson home

Two people were arrested after police say drugs and cash were found in a home Thursday evening in Gibson. 

December 5th, 7:02 PM EST by Caitlin Murphy
Millport couple indicted on 80 combined charges after allegedly sexually abusing teen

Millport couple indicted on 80 combined charges after allegedly sexually abusing teen

A Chemung County husband and wife have been indicted by a grand jury on nearly 80 charges combined for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl. 

December 5th, 6:48 PM EST by Caitlin Murphy
Big Phatdaddy's BBQ in Horseheads set to close
Big Phatdaddy's BBQ in Horseheads set to close

 According to their Facebook page, Big Phatdaddy's BBQ in Horseheads is closing down. 

Sites around New York receive historic preservation awards
Sites around New York receive historic preservation awards

In Elmira, Libertad was announced as one of the award recipients. The former Jones Court Public Housing was named after John W. Jones, a former slave who settled in Elmira and helped other escape via the underground railroad.

One person taken to hospital following car crash in Horseheads, minor injuries reported
One person taken to hospital following car crash in Horseheads, minor injuries reported

Minor injuries were reported following a car crash in Horseheads this morning.

Police warn Bradford County residents of a housing scam
Police warn Bradford County residents of a housing scam

Some houses for sale in the Bradford County area have been advertised as being available "for rent."

Hornell Superintendent recalls school district's reaction the night of the colossal fire
Hornell Superintendent recalls school district's reaction the night of the colossal fire

"What seemed to be small ways by those in the community made a huge impact for those that literally lost everything."