PASSHE Seeking More Funding to Avoid Tuition Increases
Budget hearings are underway at the State Capitol, as state lawmakers work toward a final budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year. Today, the House Appropriations Committee held a hearing on funding for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
State Lawmakers Still Have Questions After Hearing From Norfolk Southern CEO
State lawmakers still have questions after Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw testified in front of a State Senate Committee. On Monday, Shaw was in the hot seat as senators questioned him for the first time.
Final preparations underway for Elmira College's 'Dance Marathon' honoring Children's Miracle Network
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Final preparations are underway for Elmira College's annual Dance Marathon, a chance for students, faculty and staff to come together with the community and show off their best dance moves for a special cause. The main purpose of th
Pa Democrats Continue Push for OSHA Protections in Public Sector
Today, Democratic lawmakers in the PA House and Senate held a joint hearing to discuss OSHA protections for public sector workers in the commonwealth. Currently, OSHA protections only apply to the private sector
Meet Bluey, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Bluey, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA! Bluey is a five-year-old bulldog/terrier mix who is a ball full of energy. He does not do well with cats and is particularly choosy with his canine co
Cantata Singers to participate in Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes' Schumann Festival
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Elmira's Cantata Singers will take part in the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes' Schumann Festival this weekend through their upcoming concert "Music in March." With the Schumanns' great-great-grandson as a member of the group
Horseheads Greenroom Players invites Twin Tiers under the sea with Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Final preparations are underway for Horseheads Greenroom Players' production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid." Based on the 1837 Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale of the same name, Disney's 1989 film "The Little Mermaid" tells
Final chance to purchase tickets for Catholic Charities' 18th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Wednesday is the public’s last chance to purchase tickets for Catholic Charities' 18th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Notre Dame High School. It will in
Tompkins Co. musician reflects on becoming three-time Grammy Award winner, one month later
FREEVILLE, N.Y. (WENY) -- A small-town kid who brought home the gold. That’s one way to describe Tompkins County musician Lonnie Park after he became a three-time Grammy Award winner last month. “I'm super grateful,” he said. “It&r
Gov. Josh Shapiro wants lawmakers to pass a three-year incentive of up to $2,500 a year for newly certified teachers, police officers and nurses in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Josh Shapiro will unveil his first budget as he aims to remake the state's public school funding system and to put Pennsylvania on competitive footing with other states to attract major companies.
CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Corning-Painted Post Middle School (CPPMS) Drama Club is preparing to bring one of Roald Dahl's most beloved classics to life on the stage. 'James and the Giant Peach Jr.' tells the story of James, a young boy who encounters a
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A man is in the hospital after getting hit by a car in Elmira. Police say a 53-year-old man was taken to Robert Packer Hospital with "significant injuries." A pile of clothes was found lying in front of the car on the road. It is un
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Opie, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week! Opie is a one-year-old Coonhound-Treeing Walker mix who is naturally playful and trusting. This ball of energy loves long walks with cuddles afterward. He gets along well with other dogs, but
CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Corning's Centerway Square has been nominated for “Best Public Square” as part of USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for 2023. The nomination comes almost 10 years after the square was named o
ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Final preparations are underway for Governor Kathy Hochul's inauguration. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. It will officially start the governor's first full term in office. Hochul, 64, was originally elected as New
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A local choral group will pay tribute to a piece of Elmira history this holiday season. The Cantata Singers will pay tribute to the men who were held at the Elmira Civil War prison camp in the World Premiere of their two new songs a