Set the Sky to Music lights show flies over Arnot Mall

Set the Sky to Music lights show flies over Arnot Mall

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- People could jam out at the Arnot Mall Saturday night with the Set the Sky to Music Light show. The Parking Lot Party by JC Penny set the stage for the unique light show.

4 hrs 12 mins ago by Sam Shapiro
Special Olympics New York athletes compete in State Summer Games

Special Olympics New York athletes compete in State Summer Games

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Special Olympics New York came to Ithaca this weekend for the State Summer Games after COVID postponed the last two years of competition.

4 hrs 44 mins ago by Sam Shapiro
USA National Ludosport Tournament Next Weekend

USA National Ludosport Tournament Next Weekend

The USA National Ludosport Tournament is coming to Elmira Heights next weekend. It is a tournament with light sabers, heavily influenced by Star Wars.

5 hrs 34 mins ago by Alexandra Deryn
Congressman Lee Zeldin Visits Elmira

Congressman Lee Zeldin Visits Elmira

Earlier this morning, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY1) stopped in Elmira. The stop was a part of his "Save our State Bus Tour" which will reach 12 stops spanning four days.

5 hrs 51 mins ago by Alexandra Deryn
Vietnam Reflections: Mark Goldman

Vietnam Reflections: Mark Goldman

WENY News continues to share the stories of Vietnam veterans in the Twin Tiers. This week, we are talking with Mark Goldman who served in the U.S. Navy.

June 25th, 12:17 AM EDT by Nick Quattrini
People Respond to Overturn of Roe V. Wade

People Respond to Overturn of Roe V. Wade

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, people in Elmira shared their opinions from both sides of this controversial decision.

June 24th, 9:21 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Guthrie Celebrates Emergency Medicine Residency Graduation With Guest Speaker

Guthrie Celebrates Emergency Medicine Residency Graduation With Guest Speaker

Guthrie's Emergency Medicine Residency Program celebrated its first graduating class on June 23rd. To honor this milestone, Guthrie welcomed special guest speaker Jared Isaacman.

June 24th, 7:33 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
New York State Police Investigating Hit and Run Involving SUV

New York State Police Investigating Hit and Run Involving SUV

New York State Police are asking for your help in finding an SUV that allegedly hit a person on their bike. According to State Police, the incident occurred on June 14th at around 6:45 on State Route 224 in Montour Falls.

June 24th, 7:06 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Ithaca Police Investigating Pair of Burglaries

Ithaca Police Investigating Pair of Burglaries

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating two separate burglaries that occurred during the overnight hours of June 22nd to June 23rd.

June 24th, 6:57 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Special Olympics New York kicks off State Summer Games

Special Olympics New York kicks off State Summer Games

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Special Olympics New York geared up on South Hill Friday evening for the kickoff of the 2022 State Summer Games. 

June 24th, 6:24 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
This Week in Wine Country: Hidden Alpaca Farm

This Week in Wine Country: Hidden Alpaca Farm

This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we're visiting Hidden Alpaca Farm in Horseheads.

June 24th, 1:38 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Owego Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering Tioga Woman

Owego Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering Tioga Woman

The Tioga County Sheriff's Office in New York is looking for more information on 62 year old Laurie Hawthorne's death. The investigation is concentrated between June 1st and 19th.

June 24th, 12:40 AM EDT by Andrew Kane
Commemoration of Flood of 1972

Commemoration of Flood of 1972

An event took place in Heritage Village to commemorate the Flood of 1972. At least a hundred people came out to remember the devastation the flood brought to the town.

June 23rd, 10:22 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Hornell Police Department Offers DIVERT Program

Hornell Police Department Offers DIVERT Program

Hornell Police Department is introducing a new drug treatment option. The new program offers help to people with drug addiction, and could potentially keep them out of jail.

June 23rd, 9:53 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
Mother of teen killed in crash awards scholarship in daughter's name

Mother of teen killed in crash awards scholarship in daughter's name

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY)-- The first recipient of the Miranda Novitsky college scholarship was awarded Wednesday afternoon at Horseheads High School. Miranda and her dad were tragically killed in a fatal car crash last year in Steuben County. Family and fr

Marsha Augustin
Williams Subaru Donates Blankets to Guthrie Cancer Center

Williams Subaru Donates Blankets to Guthrie Cancer Center

The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Cancer Center received a donation of blankets today from Williams Subaru in Sayre.

June 23rd, 7:47 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
1972 Flood exhibit at Chemung County Historical Society

1972 Flood exhibit at Chemung County Historical Society

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- It has been 50 years since the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes swept through the area, forever changing the community. The Chemung County Historical Society is pushing to keep the memories alive with a new exhibit.

June 23rd, 7:30 PM EDT by Sam Shapiro
Alleged School Threat Causes Heavy Police Presence in Watkins Glen

Alleged School Threat Causes Heavy Police Presence in Watkins Glen

Heavy police presence was spotted at Watkins Glen Elementary School early Thursday afternoon. No official word has been given on the cause.

June 23rd, 6:48 PM EDT by Andrew Kane
Plans to transform Elmira historic church into sports complex

Plans to transform Elmira historic church into sports complex

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY)-- This historic church has been a staple in the city of Elmira since the 1800s. The steeple of this building is made of brick from top to bottom. It is one of only seven in the U.S. and one of eleven in the world and plans to turn it i

Marsha Augustin
Homeless Awareness Fundraiser at The L this Thursday

Homeless Awareness Fundraiser at The L this Thursday

The L is hosting a Homeless Awareness Fundraiser in Horseheads, tomorrow. Organizer Adam Bunce recognizes the issue of homelessness in Elmira is getting worse.

June 22nd, 8:49 PM EDT by Alexandra Deryn
American Airlines ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport
American Airlines ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Starting September 7, American Airlines is ending service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport, due to the pilot shortage. The company will also stop flying to Islip, New York, Toledo, Ohio and Dubuque, Iowa. Ithaca and the othe

Outrage at Lawrenceville Council meeting, as residents express concerns
Outrage at Lawrenceville Council meeting, as residents express concerns

LAWRENCEVILLE, PA (WENY)-- Lawrenceville Council and the President have been under fire by some community members. The Council held a special meeting Tuesday evening to vote on appointing a new council member. However, some community members are not happy

Friends of Sayre Public Art to Hold Downtown Block Party
Friends of Sayre Public Art to Hold Downtown Block Party

The town of Sayre will hold a block party in downtown. The festivities will run from 5 to 10 PM on June 21st as part of the downtown revitalization initiative.

Politics in Two: January 6th, Supreme Court, and Gun Legislation
Politics in Two: January 6th, Supreme Court, and Gun Legislation

WENY Political Analyst Dr. Jim Twombly analyzes multiple storylines occurring right now in Washington. These include the 4th public hearing of the House Select Committee on January 6th, Supreme Court latest on abortion, and gun legislation.

Four Men in Elmira Arrested On Multiple Weapons Charges
Four Men in Elmira Arrested On Multiple Weapons Charges

Four men, two of them teens, have been arrested on multiple weapons charges after a traffic stop on the southside of Elmira early Tuesday morning.

Man Indicted on Arson Charges for Horseheads Hotel Fire
Man Indicted on Arson Charges for Horseheads Hotel Fire

A Chemung County grand jury has indicted a man on arson charges, following a hotel fire earlier this year.

West End Heights holds grand opening
West End Heights holds grand opening

Ithaca, NY (WENY)-- A brand new affordable housing apartment complex held its grand opening celebrations Tuesday morning in Ithaca. West End Heights, located on 701 W. Court Street, was the creation of Lakeview Health Services, multiple New York State age

EPD Investigating shootout in Elmira, one person sent to hospital
EPD Investigating shootout in Elmira, one person sent to hospital

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY)- Police in Elmira are investigating a shootout that happened in broad daylight near West Avenue and West Hudson.It happened around 3:30 pm on the Southside of Elmira. According to Elmira Police Chief Anthony Alvernaz, one person was sh