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.
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...
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.
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.
According to their Facebook page, Big Phatdaddy's BBQ in Horseheads is closing down.
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.
Minor injuries were reported following a car crash in Horseheads this morning.
Some houses for sale in the Bradford County area have been advertised as being available "for rent."
"What seemed to be small ways by those in the community made a huge impact for those that literally lost everything."