Corning Museum celebrates 20 years of 2300 degrees

Corning Museum celebrates 20 years of 2300 degrees

Corning, NY (WENY) -- The Corning Museum of Glass hosted hundreds of people on Thursday as part of a special birthday celebration. Thursday marked 20 year of hosting 2300 degrees. It's a birthday that will be all year long. Each month will have it's own theme, starting with "Toast to 20". Music was shaking the crystals at the Corning Museum of Glass. People could be seen drinking and dancing the night away like it was the year 2000.

End of the road: Windows 7 no longer supported

End of the road: Windows 7 no longer supported

Windows 7 is officially a thing of the past. For 10 years Microsoft supported Windows 7, however that's no longer the case.

Motion to dismiss filed in case against owner of unfinished hotel in Horseheads

Motion to dismiss filed in case against owner of unfinished hotel in Horseheads

A motion to dismiss the case against Tom Shen – the man accused of a fraud scheme surrounding the unfinished hotel on Corning Road in Horseheads – has been filed.

Inside Look at LECOM Facility in Elmira

Inside Look at LECOM Facility in Elmira

WENY News was able to get an inside look at the new LECOM facility before its grand opening this upcoming April.

Pennsylvania Apple and Cheese Festival canceled for 2020

Pennsylvania Apple and Cheese Festival canceled for 2020

For the first time in 30 years, the Pennsylvania Apple and Cheese Festival in Canton has been canceled. 

Alina's Law Calls For Electronic Monitoring of PFA Defendants in PA

Alina's Law Calls For Electronic Monitoring of PFA Defendants in PA

Alina's Law would allow judges to order a PFA defendant to wear an electronic monitoring device if the defendant is found to be at risk of violating the PFA order.

Man extradited from Oklahoma to Steuben County on charges including burglary

Man extradited from Oklahoma to Steuben County on charges including burglary

 A man was arrested in Oklahoma and extradited back to New York State to face a slew of charges, including burglary, in Steuben County. 

Police: 15-year-old charged after bullying incident at Athens Area High School

Police: 15-year-old charged after bullying incident at Athens Area High School

 A 15-year-old boy has been charged after a video showing a student abusing another student at the Athens Area High School circulated social media.

Confident consumers lift US retail sales in December

Confident consumers lift US retail sales in December

Excluding sales at car dealers and gas stations, sales rose 0.5%, the best in five months.

Exclusive: Warren accused Sanders in tense post-debate exchange of calling her a 'liar' on national TV

Exclusive: Warren accused Sanders in tense post-debate exchange of calling her a 'liar' on national TV

Sanders responded that it was Warren who called him a liar and said they should not talk about it right then.

New York lawmakers seek right to a lawyer for immigrants

New York lawmakers seek right to a lawyer for immigrants

Under the current system, his office says people facing deportation must depend on nonprofit attorneys or go up against the system by themselves.

It's OK to eat romaine lettuce again as officials declare E. coli outbreak over

It's OK to eat romaine lettuce again as officials declare E. coli outbreak over

The FDA said its investigation into the source of the outbreak is continuing, and it plans to conduct another "in-depth, root-cause investigation" to explain how contamination occurred.

Third suspect in Albion middle school attack plot pleads guilty

Third suspect in Albion middle school attack plot pleads guilty

In November, the students were arrested by Albion Police after a plot was uncovered to go into the middle school with explosives, incendiary devices and firearms, and kill or injure students and staff. The students had also set a date to execute their plan.

State House votes to stop drivers' use of hand-held phones

State House votes to stop drivers' use of hand-held phones

The proposal would expand current law, which bans any texting and prohibits the use of hand-held devices to make phone calls for truckers and other commercial drivers.

Per court order, prisoner transport continues for Bradford County Sheriff's Office

Per court order, prisoner transport continues for Bradford County Sheriff's Office

The Bradford County Sheriff's Office has been doing prisoner transports for preliminary hearings to and from the Bradford County Correctional Facility. The Sheriff's Office has been conducting these prisoner transports for years now. However, because of some concerns the sheriff is seeing a need to distance himself from that duty. 

Elmira man looks to get the city featured on a national TV show

Elmira man looks to get the city featured on a national TV show

Alex Chichester, the man who proposed re-designing the City of Elmira flag in August, is now trying to get the city featured on a new HGTV show called, "Home Town Takeover". 

New York Assembly minority leaders call for repeal of criminal justice reforms

New York Assembly minority leaders call for repeal of criminal justice reforms

State Lawmakers, along with law enforcement personnel, and families affected by New York's new bail reform laws, all gathered in Albany on Wednesday, calling for a repeal of the new measures. 

PASSHE Chancellor: ‘2020 Is Turning Point For State System’

PASSHE Chancellor: ‘2020 Is Turning Point For State System’

PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein gave his State of the State System Address at PASSHE headquarters in Harrisburg Wednesday afternoon.

Corning Incorporated announces layoffs

Corning Incorporated announces layoffs

 Corning, Inc. is laying off employees in the Corning area, company officials confirmed to WENY News Wednesday. 

Rep. Reed selected to chair President Trump's re-election campaign in New York State

Rep. Reed selected to chair President Trump's re-election campaign in New York State

Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. and the Republican National Committee announced Wednesday that Rep. Tom Reed has been selected to chair the President's re-election campaign in New York State. 

Pennsylvania State Police investigating after Tioga Co. church shot with BB gun

Pennsylvania State Police investigating after Tioga Co. church shot with BB gun

 Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after a church in Tioga County was reportedly shot several times with what appeared to be a BB gun. 

Avenatti arrested for new alleged crimes while on bail

Avenatti arrested for new alleged crimes while on bail

Federal prosecutors say attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested for violating conditions of his bail by committing multiple state and federal crimes while awaiting trial. 

Valu Home Centers store in Painted Post to close

Valu Home Centers store in Painted Post to close

Valu Home Centers has confirmed the Painted Post location is one of three closing down. 

Harlem Wizards help raise money for local school

Harlem Wizards help raise money for local school

The school's goal was to raise $5,000. Last year, school officials say they spent $12,000 to support students, faculty, and staff with supplies, snacks, and field trips.

Wellsburg man arrested as fugitive from justice

Wellsburg man arrested as fugitive from justice

He is wanted by the Bradford County Probation Department for a retail theft offense.