Small Business Saturday in the Southern Tier

Small Business Saturday in the Southern Tier

November 25th is Small Business Saturday this year and to help kick it off, the owners of Chamberlain Acres hosted their eighth annual Artisan Small Business Saturday.

Horseheads Shed Fire was contained and the cause is under investigation

Horseheads Shed Fire was contained and the cause is under investigation

A shed fire broke out this morning in the town of Horseheads.

Horseheads' Jeff Plate Talks Drumming Career, Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Horseheads' Jeff Plate Talks Drumming Career, Trans-Siberian Orchestra

WENY News sits down with Trans-Siberian Orchestra drummer Jeff Plate, who discusses his drumming career, from a teen growing up in Horseheads, NY - to one of the top touring rock acts in the world.

Hundreds flock to 17th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot 5K

Hundreds flock to 17th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot 5K

Over 900 people participated in the 17th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot 5K. People came from across the Twin Tiers and the country to Sayre, Pennsylvania to run in the festive race.

Author Shelly Cadek of Big Flats, N.Y. releases a new children’s book titled "Today I am A Dinosaur"

Author Shelly Cadek of Big Flats, N.Y. releases a new children’s book titled "Today I am A Dinosaur"

Finding inspiration to make a dream become a reality can often be a challenge, but for author Shelly Cadek, her inspiration to release 'Today I am A Dinosaur' came from her youngest grandson

Fiery crash kills 2 at Niagara Falls' Rainbow border bridge. Officials say no sign of terrorism

Fiery crash kills 2 at Niagara Falls' Rainbow border bridge. Officials say no sign of terrorism

A border crossing between the U.S. and Canada has been closed after a vehicle exploded at a checkpoint on a bridge near Niagara Falls.

US Botanic Garden Unveils "Season's Greenings" in Holiday Exhibit

US Botanic Garden Unveils "Season's Greenings" in Holiday Exhibit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The US Botanic Garden unveiled how they're showing their holiday spirit in their annual holiday exhibit called “Season’s Greenings”. If you make your way to Washington, DC for the holiday season, the US Botanic Garden,

Fran's Landing & Act-N-Do Give Back to the Community this Thanksgiving

Fran's Landing & Act-N-Do Give Back to the Community this Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving happening tomorrow, some people are in need of a hot meal and some people don't want to cook. Either way, a restaurant in Erwin and a local organization are helping the community.

13th Person Charged with Murder in Thomas Rath Investigation

13th Person Charged with Murder in Thomas Rath Investigation

A 13th suspect has been charged in the investigation into the abduction and murder Thomas Rath of Ithaca earlier this year.

Elmira's First Arena and Home Game Attendance: How Many People are Showing Up?

Elmira's First Arena and Home Game Attendance: How Many People are Showing Up?

With a little less than a third of the seats filled on a good night, the question is; is the Arena making money? According to the Chairman of the Chemung County IDA, the answer is no.

Some Republicans Want to Boost Border Security- At the Northern Border

Some Republicans Want to Boost Border Security- At the Northern Border

A group of GOP lawmakers in Congress are pushing the Department of Homeland Security to address a growing number of undocumented immigrants and the flow of illicit drugs at a U.S. border. However, this border probably isn’t the one you’re thinking of. 

Thanksgiving Holiday Could See Record-Breaking Travel

Thanksgiving Holiday Could See Record-Breaking Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Whether its by plane, train or car, millions of Americans are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. Some airports believe this holiday could see record-breaking levels in travelers passing through. “Get in quick and lea

New law to expand access to fentanyl testing

New law to expand access to fentanyl testing

A new law in New York intends to combat the opioid and overdose epidemic by allowing pharmacies and health care providers to provide free fentanyl testing strips.  

Chemung Co. Man Indicted on Child Pornography, Sexual Abuse Charges

Chemung Co. Man Indicted on Child Pornography, Sexual Abuse Charges

A Chemung County grand jury has indicted a man from the town of Veteran for allegedly sexually abusing and forcing a child to engage in sexual conduct.

Federal Proposal Would Set Mandatory Staff Ratios for Nursing Homes

Federal Proposal Would Set Mandatory Staff Ratios for Nursing Homes

In September, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services issued a proposal to establish comprehensive nurse staffing requirements in long-term care facilities. If the rule is finalized, nursing homes across the country could have to boost staff levels

Legislation in Albany to protect Cayuga Lake

Legislation in Albany to protect Cayuga Lake

Some New York State lawmakers are expressing concerns about Cayuga Lake--a drinking water supply for 100,000 New Yorkers, and the salt mine operating underneath it. 

Erie's Logistics Plus CEO Provides Insight to Others on how to Help Ukraine

Erie's Logistics Plus CEO Provides Insight to Others on how to Help Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 2024 will mark two years since Russia invaded Ukraine. As the Ukrainians continue to fight back, a local Erie, PA company is giving them a fighting chance. This company is sharing with other companies how they can help Ukraine,

From WV to DC, the People’s Tree Stands at the People’s House

From WV to DC, the People’s Tree Stands at the People’s House

It’s looking a bit more like the holidays on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol. From a state forest in West Virginia, to Washington, D.C., the Capitol Christmas tree has arrived and is standing very tall. 

Nonprofit Organization Runway For a Cause hosts their 4th annual fashion show on Nov. 18th to help fundraise money for CASA of the Southern Tier

Nonprofit Organization Runway For a Cause hosts their 4th annual fashion show on Nov. 18th to help fundraise money for CASA of the Southern Tier

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- Nonprofit organization, Runway for a Cause, is hosting their fourth annual fashion show on Nov. 18th at The L. The beneficiary for the fashion shows this year is Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Chemung County who hel

Senate Approves Resolution to Avert Shutdown Through Early 2024

Senate Approves Resolution to Avert Shutdown Through Early 2024

Late Wednesday night, the U.S. Senate voted 87-11 to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government up and running through the holidays. The House passed Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R- LA) stopgap measure on Tuesday

Gov. Hochul signs Clean Slate Act into law

Gov. Hochul signs Clean Slate Act into law

Gov. Kathy Hochul signs the Clean Slate Act into law allowing for the automatic sealing of certain conviction records.  

Governor signs new law to expand deed theft protections

Governor signs new law to expand deed theft protections

A new law in New York intends to strengthen deed theft protections by providing homeowners and prosecutors the tools to assist in restoring titles and extending certain consumer protections.  

Senate to Vote on Stopgap Spending Measure, Averting Government Shutdown

Senate to Vote on Stopgap Spending Measure, Averting Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday, the House passed a short term spending bill, sending it over for the Senate to finalize before the Friday deadline. If congress does not approve of the bill, there will be a government shutdown. The stopgap spending bill wou

Democrats Mark Two-Year Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Democrats Mark Two-Year Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

It’s been two years since President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). Since November 2021, the legislation continues to disburse the $1.2 trillion that continue to fund road, bridge and other infrastructure repairs and new construction

Thousands March for Israel on National Mall

Thousands March for Israel on National Mall

Tuesday afternoon, tens of thousands of people showed up to support Israel as the nation continues to fight Hamas. Multiple blocks of the National Mall were filled with attendees who traveled from across the country to show their support for Israel.