New York inspection stickers get new look

New York inspection stickers get new look

Inspection stickers in New York are getting a new look after the DMV announced the transition to print on demand stickers. The stickers are being touted for their enhanced security for including vehicle specific information.

39 mins ago by Benjamin C. Klein
CPPMS to bring Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' to life

CPPMS to bring Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' to life

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

5 hrs 25 mins ago by Katerina Belales
Interim Elmira Police Chief to become permanent

Interim Elmira Police Chief to become permanent

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The City of Elmira will soon have a permanent Police Chief. According to a press release, the city announced Interim Chief Kristen Thorne will be appointed Chief of Police at 2 p.m. on Friday at City Hall. The decision comes after t

10 hrs ago by Katerina Belales
Officer killed, 2nd wounded in western Pennsylvania shootout

Officer killed, 2nd wounded in western Pennsylvania shootout

Authorities say a man having a “mental health crisis” shot and killed one police officer, wounded a second and fired at a third before being injured in a shootout Monday in western Pennsylvania.

14 hrs 25 mins ago
Strongest earthquake in decades strikes Buffalo

Strongest earthquake in decades strikes Buffalo

The strongest earthquake in 40 years rattled the Buffalo area around 6:15 am. this morning. The United States Geological Survey noted that the quake was centered 1.24 miles east-northeast of West Seneca , New York at a depth of 1.9 miles. Earthquakes are

16 hrs 38 mins ago by De Shaun Robinson
Final Demand for Payment Letters Again Targeting Pennsylvanians

Final Demand for Payment Letters Again Targeting Pennsylvanians

Officials are warning Pennsylvanians to be on the lookout for scams designed to trick people into giving out personal information.

17 hrs 43 mins ago by Andrew Kane
3.8 Magnitude earthquake rattles the Buffalo, New York, area

3.8 Magnitude earthquake rattles the Buffalo, New York, area

By Kelly McCleary, CNN

February 6th, 11:06 AM EST
Meet Peanut, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

Meet Peanut, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Peanut, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA! Peanut is a one-year-old domestic long hair Torbie cat who is a gentle soul. She came to the SPCA when her owner, unfortunately, passed away. While s

February 6th, 7:46 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Pa Speaker Wraps Up Listening Tour, Republicans Remain Frustrated with Rozzi

Pa Speaker Wraps Up Listening Tour, Republicans Remain Frustrated with Rozzi

Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mark Rozzi (D-Berks) assembled a group of bipartisan lawmakers to find ways to break the gridlock that has left Harrisburg at a standstill. The workgroup’s final listening tour stop was last night in Wilkes-Barre.

February 3rd, 7:03 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
State Officials Look to Increase PA 529 Education Investments in Rural Counties

State Officials Look to Increase PA 529 Education Investments in Rural Counties

This week, state officials encouraged Pennsylvanians to prepare and invest in post-secondary education with PA 529 plans. PA 529 plans are designed to help families save for education after high school, because college can be very, very expensive. 

February 2nd, 5:39 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction: 6 more weeks of winter

Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction: 6 more weeks of winter

It’s Groundhog Day and people are waiting to learn whether a furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town will predict an early spring or six more weeks of winter.

February 2nd, 11:31 AM EST
Man hospitalized after being hit by a car in Elmira

Man hospitalized after being hit by a car in Elmira

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

February 2nd, 7:45 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Pennsylvania Awarded $8.8 Million For Low Income Senior Nutrition Programs

Pennsylvania Awarded $8.8 Million For Low Income Senior Nutrition Programs

The commonwealth was awarded nearly $9 million in federal funding for food access for low-income seniors.

February 1st, 7:59 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Pa House Speaker's Workgroup Hosts Third Public Hearing to Break Gridlock

Pa House Speaker's Workgroup Hosts Third Public Hearing to Break Gridlock

After forming a bipartisan work group to resolve gridlock in Harrisburg, House Speaker Mark Rozzi (D-Berks) announced the group would hold listening tours throughout the commonwealth to hear from the people of Pennsylvania.

February 1st, 6:38 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Green comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years tonight

Green comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years tonight

For the first time in 50,000 years human beings will be able to see a green comet fly across the night sky. With the best viewing starting around 11 p.m. tonight though it's perigee, or when it is at its closest point, this celestial event will remain vis

February 1st, 5:29 PM EST by De Shaun Robinson
Pa Capitol Lit to Celebrate Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

Pa Capitol Lit to Celebrate Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

The State Capitol is officially celebrating the advancement of one of Pennsylvania’s NFL teams to this year’s Super Bowl.  

February 1st, 1:34 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Gov. Shapiro Signs Order to Improve State Licensing, Permitting and Certification Processes

Gov. Shapiro Signs Order to Improve State Licensing, Permitting and Certification Processes

According to Gov. Josh Shapiro, the state's licensing, permitting, and certification processes are going to be quicker and more efficient. The improvements are the result of another executive order signed this afternoon.

January 31st, 6:24 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Reports: New grand jury in NY examining Trump hush money

Reports: New grand jury in NY examining Trump hush money

Multiple news reports say Manhattan prosecutors have convened a new grand jury to hear evidence in a probe of payments made to keep two women quiet about alleged affairs with former President Donald Trump.

Lawmakers push for legislation to protect children during child custody proceedings

Lawmakers push for legislation to protect children during child custody proceedings

This legislative session, lawmakers have re-introduced a bill intending to further protect children during child custody proceedings.

January 31st, 3:14 PM EST by Elise Kline
Elmira Police arrest teenager for criminal possession of a weapon

Elmira Police arrest teenager for criminal possession of a weapon

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira teenager was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon. Ryan Cox, 18, was reportedly streaming himself online while holding a handgun, according to the Elmira Police Department (EPD). Officials eventually found him in t

January 30th, 7:58 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Advocates rally for medical aid in death at state capitol
Advocates rally for medical aid in death at state capitol

Tuesday, advocates rallied inside the state capitol building to push for a bill that would legalize medical aid in death in New York State. And for some advocates this fight is personal. 

Explore Steuben: Corning's Centerway Square nominated for USA Today's 'Best Public Square'
Explore Steuben: Corning's Centerway Square nominated for USA Today's 'Best Public Square'

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

Inauguration date approaches for NY Gov. Kathy Hochul
Inauguration date approaches for NY Gov. Kathy Hochul

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 choral group to recognize prisoners of war at upcoming Christmas Concert
Elmira choral group to recognize prisoners of war at upcoming Christmas Concert

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

Meet Moon Dust, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!
Meet Moon Dust, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Moon Dust, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA! Moon Dust is a four-month-old domestic shorthair cat who gets her name from the little white speckles spread out on top of her black coat. Due t

Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit
Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WENY) - Sunday's Buffalo Bills game vs the Cleveland Browns has been moved to Ford Field in Detroit due to the impending snowstorm set to hit the Buffalo area this weekend. The Bills and the NFL released the following statement on Thur

Southern Tier a cappella chorus recognized internationally, previews upcoming events
Southern Tier a cappella chorus recognized internationally, previews upcoming events

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A Southern Tier performance group recognized internationally for its talent is looking to spread holiday cheer. Crystal Chords Women's a Cappella Chorus was recently recognized by Harmony, Inc. in multiple categories. Out of a g

Meet Cora, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!
Meet Cora, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Cora, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA. Cora is a six-month-old Labrador retriever/mix who loves a good snuggle time. She also has a lot of energy, so she will need an owner or family that ca