This Week in Wine Country-- Cody Carlson Says Goodbye to Wine Country

This Week in Wine Country-- Cody Carlson Says Goodbye to Wine Country

For this week's edition of This Week in Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson says goodbye to Wine Country, and announces his replacement.

Pawz and Purrz community event happening today

Pawz and Purrz community event happening today

The event is happening today at noon, and is open to the public.  

Waverly high school students raise awareness about underage drinking

Waverly high school students raise awareness about underage drinking

Students from Waverly High School take part in a countywide community awareness campaign program. 

3 arrested after police find meth, shrooms, acid inside Hornell home

3 arrested after police find meth, shrooms, acid inside Hornell home

Police arrested 3 people after finding drugs inside a home on East Avenue in the city of Hornell. 

Trooper Clark honored during 6th annual law enforcement memorial

Trooper Clark honored during 6th annual law enforcement memorial

Remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty, that's what happened Friday night in Bath. The Steuben County Sheriff's Office remembered their fallen brothers and sisters, 

Livingston Correctional Facility among NYS prison closures

Livingston Correctional Facility among NYS prison closures

Right now, the prison has 806 inmates, and more than 327 people working there. In a statement, the Department of Corrections says the new state budget authorized the closure of up to 3 facilities. The affected facilities were selected after a review of several factors, including, infrastructure, program offerings, and proximity to other correctional facilities.

Free WatkinStock concert event planned for August

Free WatkinStock concert event planned for August

While it remains unclear if Woodstock 50 will actually happen this summer, one local music lover is organizing an event inspired by the concert festival; the first ever WatkinStock.

2019 Tioga County Special Olympics

2019 Tioga County Special Olympics

MANSFIELD, PA(WENY)-- Friday morning kicked off the 2019 Tioga County Special Olympics track and field games. Even though there were a few scattered showers in the mix of the morning, the games still went on without a hitch. 

CMOG hosts 51st annual student art show

CMOG hosts 51st annual student art show

 For the 51st year, the Corning Museum of Glass (CMOG) is opening its doors to display hundreds of pieces of art. 

EPD investigating after shed stolen

EPD investigating after shed stolen

The Elmira Police Department is investigating after they say a shed was stolen from a home on East Warren Street.  

Lang: Woodstock 50 tickets will now be less than $400

Lang: Woodstock 50 tickets will now be less than $400

Woodstock co-founder and 50th anniversary festival organizer Michael Lang says tickets for the event, which is slated to take place this August at Watkins Glen International, could be cheaper than initially reported. 

Steuben Co. Sheriff's Office to hold Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Steuben Co. Sheriff's Office to hold Law Enforcement Memorial Service

 Friday evening, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office will hold a Law Enforcement Memorial Service to honor all officers who have fallen in the line of duty in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Regions.

Investigators: Late Ohio State team doctor abused 177 men

Investigators: Late Ohio State team doctor abused 177 men

 Investigators say at least 177 male students were sexually abused by an Ohio State University team doctor who died in 2005.   

Twin Tiers Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this Sunday: road closures

Twin Tiers Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this Sunday: road closures

Thousands of people will lace up their shoes for a good cause this weekend.  Sunday, May 19 is the annual Twin Tiers Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Steuben County Sheriff's Office arrests Caton man after 9-1-1 call

Steuben County Sheriff's Office arrests Caton man after 9-1-1 call

A man was arrested in Steuben County this week -- accused of endangering others with a loaded gun.

Local students bring perspective to Smithsonian Institution

Local students bring perspective to Smithsonian Institution

The students represented the Rockwell Museum, which is a Smithsonian affiliate. There were only 21 students throughout the country to participate in the program.

Girl throws out first pitch after battling surgery complications

Girl throws out first pitch after battling surgery complications

After suffering a brain stem bleed from what was supposed to be a routine surgery, one little girl was able to throw out the first pitch at the last home game for a local varsity baseball team.

Former Cayuga Power Plant to Possibly Become a Data Center

Former Cayuga Power Plant to Possibly Become a Data Center

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)--The Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing has announced some major changes to its operation. The Cayuga Power plant is looking to move away from re-powering with natural gas, but instead going in a whole different direction. 

Steuben Co. leaders speak out following stern FCC letter to NY regarding 911 surcharges

Steuben Co. leaders speak out following stern FCC letter to NY regarding 911 surcharges

Leaders in Steuben County are speaking out after the FCC brought to light concerns surrounding 911 surcharges for cell phone customers. 

Woodstock 50 organizers: Festival has new investors, will announce ticket sales soon

Woodstock 50 organizers: Festival has new investors, will announce ticket sales soon

One day after a court ruled former investor Dentsu could not cancel the Woodstock 50 festival by pulling its support, Woodstock 50 festival organizers announced they have new investors ready to sign on. 

U.S. Agency to monitor harmful algal blooms on Seneca Lake

U.S. Agency to monitor harmful algal blooms on Seneca Lake

One company is doing their part to help combat harmful algal blooms in the Finger Lakes. They're deploying sensors in the lake to record data on an instant basis. 

NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

 New employment data shows New York state added nearly 25,000 jobs last month.    

UPDATE: Elmira man arrested during standoff situation

UPDATE: Elmira man arrested during standoff situation

 Elmira Police have confirmed to WENY News a stand-off situation is unfolding on Standish Street.  

Hersheypark warns of ticket scam on social media

Hersheypark warns of ticket scam on social media

Hersheypark is warning about a ticket scam that is spreading on social media. The Pennsylvania theme park says the scam is offering users four free passes to mark the park's 112th anniversary if they take a survey, share it and like it on Facebook.

NYC Mayor de Blasio is seeking Democratic nod for president

NYC Mayor de Blasio is seeking Democratic nod for president

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president.