Haskins Gardens hosts annual kids fall fest

Haskins Gardens hosts annual kids fall fest

Haskins Gardens is a known spot in the Elmira community for fresh local produce, spring flowers and in the fall, Mums and Pumpkins.

5 hrs 40 mins ago by Chris Johnson
New York lawmakers hold hearing on changing recycling market

New York lawmakers hold hearing on changing recycling market

New York state lawmakers will hold a hearing on recycling amid China's decision to restrict scrap imports.  

10 hrs 42 mins ago
Nicaragua hosts long distance murder trial on nursing student killed in upstate NY in 2018

Nicaragua hosts long distance murder trial on nursing student killed in upstate NY in 2018

An exceedingly rare legal scene is playing out in the trial of a man accused of killing a nursing student in upstate New York.

10 hrs 44 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
Sen. Chuck Schumer asks FDA to take a closer look at baby food after report of metals found inside

Sen. Chuck Schumer asks FDA to take a closer look at baby food after report of metals found inside

Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for a closer look at baby food. 

11 hrs ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
Steuben County Police investigate report of car hitting a deer

Steuben County Police investigate report of car hitting a deer

Steuben County Police are investigating a car crash after a car hit a deer this morning. 

11 hrs 5 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
Victim in critical condition after report of being stabbed in stomach in Elmira Heights

Victim in critical condition after report of being stabbed in stomach in Elmira Heights

Police in Elmira Heights are investigating a report of a stabbing. 

11 hrs 9 mins ago by Vanessa Rizzitano
6th Annual Pumpkin Express

6th Annual Pumpkin Express

HOURSEHEADS, N.Y.(WENY)-- The festival was in the center of the pumpkin express rail road -- which offered rides throughout out the festival on the mini express train.     The festival was also full of a lot of local vendors selling everything from food -- decorations -- gifts and plenty more.     One of the big hits was the blue book mobile from the C-D-L library -- and volunteers with the library came out to read stories and show kids the fun of readin...

22 hrs 14 mins ago by Christina Episcopo
Elmira College hosts 52nd annual Octagon Fair

Elmira College hosts 52nd annual Octagon Fair

Vendors also brought their handmade crafts ranging from blankets, dip mixes and wooden signs.

October 19th, 1:05 PM EDT by Chris Johnson
Horseheads community participates in district-wide Make A Difference Day

Horseheads community participates in district-wide Make A Difference Day

Several different activities took place at various locations from 10 a.m. to noon.

October 19th, 12:58 PM EDT by Chris Johnson
Rockwell Roadhouse returns to Corning

Rockwell Roadhouse returns to Corning

Today, the Rockwell Roadhouse returns. 

October 19th, 6:32 AM EDT by Vanessa Rizzitano
Cuomo announces completion of $8.1 million supportive housing project in Ithaca

Cuomo announces completion of $8.1 million supportive housing project in Ithaca

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces the completion of the $8.1 million Amici House in Ithaca, which will help provide housing options to vulnerable young adults.

October 18th, 6:50 PM EDT by Isabel Garcia
Woodhull House Fire Victims Seek Help

Woodhull House Fire Victims Seek Help

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y.(WENY)-- Andrea Stevens and Timothy Decker lost almost everything because of the fire which engulfed their home. They are seeking further shelter and help to restart their lives. 

October 18th, 6:30 PM EDT by Christina Episcopo
This Week in Wine Country: Seneca Sunrise Coffee

This Week in Wine Country: Seneca Sunrise Coffee

 It's time to go exploring, This Week in Wine Country! This week, WENY's Renata Stiehl and Laury Ward, President of Finger Lakes Wine Country, pay a visit to Seneca Sunrise Coffee in Watkins Glen. 

October 18th, 6:25 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Historic Werdenberg Building

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Historic Werdenberg Building

Seth Adams and Susi Brady of Envision Elmira own the building. It was recognized for the history and significance of the iconic building and placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

October 18th, 4:49 PM EDT by Chris Johnson
6th Annual Pumpkin Express Festival

6th Annual Pumpkin Express Festival

The 6th Annual Pumpkin Express Festival will be held in Horseheads on Saturday, October 19 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. WENY News will be there with all the details.

October 18th, 9:55 AM EDT
Accused accomplice in Tompkins County rape case takes plea deal

Accused accomplice in Tompkins County rape case takes plea deal

The Tompkins County man accused of being an accomplice in a rape case involving a Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputy has pleaded guilty to forcible touching and reckless endangerment.

October 18th, 8:57 AM EDT by Olivia Jaquith
Officials: Fights at ECF leads to lockdown, make-shift weapons being seized

Officials: Fights at ECF leads to lockdown, make-shift weapons being seized

Officials say three separate fights over the past two weeks led to parts of the Elmira Correctional Facility being locked down and several make-shift weapons being seized by officers. 

October 18th, 12:53 AM EDT by Caitlin Murphy
Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu season is in full effect here in the Southern Tier. WENY News spoke with local pharmacists and physicians about how you can avoid getting sick this year. 

October 17th, 9:59 PM EDT by Christina Episcopo
Ashley Cafaro goes to Tagsylvania

Ashley Cafaro goes to Tagsylvania

Tagsylvania features four terrifying haunted attractions, including their newest attraction, "The Orphan House." 

October 17th, 7:10 PM EDT by Ashley Cafaro
UPMC Soldiers + Sailors/ Penn State continue helping sexual assault victims

UPMC Soldiers + Sailors/ Penn State continue helping sexual assault victims

UPMC Soldiers and Sailors and Penn State have teamed up for the past year to provide sexual assault victims with the care they need. Whenever a victim goes to the emergency room, a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) will call another nurse at the SAFE-T Center at Penn State. Together they talk will about the case, and offer the patient the opportunity to have a tele-health consultation through video chat.

October 17th, 6:57 PM EDT by Brandon Menard
Landlords voice opinion on Elmira's City Rise program
Landlords voice opinion on Elmira's City Rise program

Elmira, NY (WENY) -- The City of Elmira and the EOP are looking at ways to improve housing. A number of sessions where held with residents and tenants. Wednesday night there was another meeting as part of Phase 2 of the “City Rise” Project. The meetings aim was to hear from landlords on issues they face, not just with tenants but issues as a whole. Dozens of property owners packed into the EOP building for the City Rise landlords focus group session.

This year's most popular Halloween costumes
This year's most popular Halloween costumes

Spooky season is officially here, which means it's time to pick out your Halloween costume! 

Early voting begins in NYS at the end of October
Early voting begins in NYS at the end of October

Starting Saturday, October 26, Election Boards across New York State will roll out early voting for this year's November elections.  

Cocktail Competition in Ithaca Throughout October
Cocktail Competition in Ithaca Throughout October

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Throughout the month of October, Five & 20 spirits is hosting a cocktail competition but, the key ingredient has to be their Rye Whiskey. 

Chemung County resolution provides property tax break to Cold War veterans
Chemung County resolution provides property tax break to Cold War veterans

According to Chemung County Legislature chairman, David Manchester, Cold War veterans weren't eligible for property tax breaks before this new measure. To be considered a Cold War veteran, you have to have served in the military between active wars where there was no conflict.