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An 18 year old Corning teen faces multiple counts of rape following a nearly 3 month investigation by Corning Police. Dominque Randall was charged following a lengthy investigation that involved seven...read more
Voters in the Dundee school district approved the proposed 2015-2016 budget by a 161-100 vote.  A proposition to allow for a new bus purchase was also approved.  Wendy Gibson and Andrew Simm...read more
A Niagara Falls man, traveling at more than 100 miles an hour, was killed Monday night when he crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 86 in the Steuben County town of Erwin. Albert Ventry was caught on ...read more
Bath State Police reportedly discovered a meth lab equipment dump site in the town of Bradford.  Troopers responded to an isolated area on state-owned land adjacent to Bailey Road and discovered ...read more
A 48 year old Corning man has been arrested in connection with the report of stolen televisions and guitars March 3rd in Hammondsport.  Daniel O'Reilly was charged with felony burglary following ...read more
A 27 year old Hammondsport man has pleaded guilty for his role in a fight that turned deadly last summer in Alfred.  Roy Martinez pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in connection with the June 2...read more
Corning Community College’s Regional Board of Trustees formally endorsed the College’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) recommendation to close the Child Care Center at its monthly meetin...read more
"Everyone has the right to breathe healthy air" says Harold P. Wimmer, CEO of the American Lung Association. But not all of us are able to. The Association's latest "State of the Air" report revealing...read more
Details were released Wednesday of a one car accident in Schuyler County Saturday night that claimed the life of a 50 year old Painted Post woman.  State Police say Elizabeth Horton was traveling...read more
A 58 year old Hammondsport man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital last night after being involved in a one car accident on Belknap Hill Road in the town of Jerusalem.  Dean Gregiore was tr...read more
A 74 year old Corning man is charged with felony reckless endangerment following an incident Sunday morning at the Corning Wegmans. Norman Whitsell Norman Whitsell is accused of attempting to leav...read more
A Steuben County woman wanted for violating her probation tried to elude arrest Sunday by hiding from sheriff's deputies inside a clothes dryer. 20 year old Sherri-Ann Pecor, of Thurston, allegedly vi...read more
A former counselor at an assisted living community facility in Steuben County has been charged with rape following an investigation by the sheriff's office. James Mulcahy, the Fourth, of Cohocton, was...read more
A 41 year old Corning man has been arrested for a burglary that occurred in February at a North Main Street address in the town of Kanona.  Chad Smith is accused of entering a barn and stealing p...read more
An 82 year old Wayland man was charged with a violent felony Sunday following an alleged domestic incident with his daughter.  Arthur Kahn is accused of initating a verbal and physical confrontat...read more
Congressman Tom Reed introduced a resolution in Washington, Thursday, that is aimed at tackling the nation's problems by setting goals first then working out the details later. Reed's idea of setting ...read more
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano announced, Wednesday, that applications are now being accepted for a total of four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded in June by the New York Conference of Italian-American S...read more
The Town of Prattsburgh is scheduled to begin work on its water tank today. Town officials say while the work is being done, the town will use a 20-thousand-gallon portable water tank. Water district ...read more
Two Burdett residents are jailed in Steuben County following a traffic stop in the village of Bath Monday that turned up crack cocaine.  38 year old Melanie Abbott and 36 year old Jesse McKeiver...read more
State Police are looking for a 35 year old man wanted for criminal trespass, criminal mischief, and falsely reporting an incident. Kevin Tibbits is a 5'8 white male, weighing 165 pounds, with brown ha...read more
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Yates County and Keuka Lake will be featured on cable television this weekend.  Back in November, Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan broke the news on WFLR about this interna...read more
Three New York State wines, two from the Finger Lakes Region, were the winners in the 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. The competition was held last month in Rochester and featured 3...read more
The investigation into a fire in the Steuben County town of Wheeler back on July 6th has led to the arrest of a 51 year old woman.  When firefighters were called to the County Route 8 residence f...read more
Urbana Town Justice Thomas Kressley has been admonished by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for mishandling 500 dollars cash he received as bail money.  The missing money led to an audit ...read more
The East Pulteney Street Construction Project has started in Corning between Bridge Street and Centerway, and it is expected to be complete around May 22nd. The city is improving traffic flow by add...read more
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State Police use DNA and continued an investigation since June of last year to track down a suspect, now living in Pennsylvania, involved in throwing beer bottles at cars last summer. The incident too...read more
27 year old Amanda Rodrigues and 22 year old Tyler Hults of Addison, cuffed in February after law officials operating in Steuben County searched their Cooper Avenue residence and found drug related ...read more
A member of a Steuben County school district's board of education has been found not guilty for allegedly supplying alcohol to minors. Lisa Tracy was charged with criminal nuiscance and endangering th...read more
Support for area farmers has emerged as a touchstone issue in the state's new budget with a whole crop of farmer friendly provisions targeted at the state's farming industry.  According to State ...read more
Some major economic news was announced on Monday in the form a $500,000 grant issued to the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, a collaboration between Binghamton University, Cornell University, Corning I...read more
A 23 year old Prattsburgh woman has been charged by State Police for receiving unemployment benefits she was not entitled to.  Sabriana Tilton allegedly received more than 77-HUNDRED dollars from...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, newly-appointed to the Senate Task Force on Workforce Development, says the emphasis needs to shift from job-creating tax cuts to retraining workers to qualify for hard-to-fi...read more
On March 20, 2015, the Appellate Division of the N.Y.S. Supreme Court in Rochester unanimously affirmed the Seneca County conviction of defendant Alexander VanVleet, rejecting all seven claims made by...read more
Former Riverside clerk-treasurer 37 year-old Kristina Johnson will do jail time and pay $50,000 in restitution after admitting Friday in Steuben County Court to repeatedly pilfering village coffers ...read more
A popular packaged food product is being recalled because it might contain small pieces of metal and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has issued an urgent advisory to those who received the product ...read more
A complaint of a person with a gun at the Microtel Motel in Bath resulted in the arrest of three people on felony drug charges. 57 year old Randy Brown, of Painted Post, 32 year old Emmy Clare, of Ca...read more
At about 5:30am Friday, March 13th, the Bath Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 15 Lackawanna Street in the village of Bath. Bath Police were first to arrive...read more
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UPDATE:  1:10AM State Police have released the names of the injured victims from a crash Wednesday afternoon between an ambulance headed north on State Route 54 returning to its home base and a ...read more
A 43 year old Steuben County woman that admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her mother-in-law will be sentenced in Steuben County Court today. Lisa Butler pleaded guilty last m...read more
A study will be conducted to determine the cause of flash floods that damaged town of Wayne road homes in Keuka Village last summer. A 50-thousand-dollar State Community Development Block Grant will p...read more
A Hornell teen. who was allegedly drunk when his car struck a tree causing the death of his 19 year-old passenger, has been charged by State Police with vehicular manslaughter. The accident occurred ...read more
A 23 year old Corning man has been charged with rape following an investigation by New York State Police. Evin Swarthout is accused of having sex with an underage girl on Valentine's Day weekend at hi...read more
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A bipartisan group of 114 state legislators, organized by state Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, joined county and town highway superintendents and other local leaders from acr...read more
The trial of the Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village last summer in an alleged drug-related incident is set to begin today.  24 year old Steven Alexander wa...read more
A 32 year old Rochester man has been arrested by State Police after he allegedly used a backhoe to dig up a 40 foot stretch of roadway in the Steuben County town of Prattsburgh. Kyle Calabria is accu...read more
State Police have arrested a Hammondsport man for allegedly stealing a car. Dewane Burdick is accused of stealing a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Elmira Police Department and recovered ...read more
A boil water advisory has been issued for the town of Prattsburgh by the New York State Health Department. Water must be boiled for at least two minutes until further notice. The town has been dealing...read more
10:30 a.m. update: For residents of the Town of Prattsburgh: The Town and School are providing drinking water to the public at the PCS Ag Center on County Route 74 Water is available on Wednesday f...read more
A Rochester man has been charged with selling cocaine in the village of Bath. Darius Smith was arrested on warrants issued out of Superior Court alleging he sold the drug in the Steuben County village...read more
One of the annual events that brought NASCAR drivers and fans closer together every August when the racing circuit made its way to Watkins Glen will be no more. The Gaffer District announced last wee...read more
State Police have arrested a Steuben County man after a reported incident that occurred last month in the town of Cohocton. Thomas Avery was charged with rape and incest. Thomas Avery Avery is a r...read more
A 37 year old Steuben County woman has been charged with felony rape following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office. Kathleen Buckuis is accused of having sex with a 15 year old boy...read more
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Assemblyman and talk show host Bill Nojay, an outspoken critic of the Cuomo administration, says the Governor has good reason to be worried about federal investigators given the fact that much of his ...read more
A Bath man is in Steuben County Jail after being accused of stealing thousands of dollars in cash and scratch-off lottery tickets while employed as a cashier at Smokey's Truck Stop in Kanona.  ...read more
A Corning man that led police on a chase early Friday morning was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County.  Corning Police started a pursuit of ...read more
A Southern Tier call center will cut 278 jobs. Sitel, in Painted Post, his filed a notice of claim with the State Labor Department and blames the loss of a client contract for the job cuts.  Site...read more
The New York State Police working in conjunction with Steuben County Child Protective Services has resulted in the arrest of a 27 year-old man for allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age...read more
A three month investigation by the Bath Village Police Department and the Steuben County Department of Social Services has resulted in the arrest of a 33 year old Bath woman. Karen Turner is accused o...read more
The report of a suspicious vehicle at Wilkins Recreational Vehicles on State Route 415 in the town of Bath led to the arrest of a 44 year old Rochester man Sunday.  When State Police responded t...read more
Congressman Tom Reed's staff will be in Prattsburgh Tuesday to meet with residents for a town hall meeting. Reed's staff members will be looking for feedback from residents on Medicare, Social Securit...read more
Trials for the Steuben County couple accused of stealing hundreds of thousand of dollars from an elderly woman, while also collecting welfare benefits, will soon begin their respective trials in count...read more
The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his r...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
The investigation into a bomb threat last month that resulted in the evacuation of Corning Community College's residence hall has resulted in the arrest of a 19 year old Waverly man. Matthew Lee is c...read more
State Police in Bath are continuing to investigate an incident involving an Avoca school student being dragged by her school bus Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened on County Route 55 in the town...read more
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Republican State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Governor Cuomo missed the mark on a number of fronts in laying out his so-called Opportunity Agenda for upstate New York. Cuomo's proposals were cont...read more
A 30 year old Bradford man has been charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police.  Jared Mendez is accused of unlawfully entering...read more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [audio:FoodBa...read more
A 47 year old Bradford man has been charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police. Kenneth Sanford is accused of having unwanted...read more
A guilty plea in Steuben County Court from the Bath man accused of kidnapping a woman as she was jogging in June of 2013 in the town of Thurston. On June 13th, 2013, Jason Strauss stopped a female jo...read more
A 28 year old Elmira woman has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than two thousand dollars from an elderly Corning man she was taking care of.  Tara Girardi is a home h...read more
A Bath teenager has been charged with harassment after an alleged incident that occurred with a fellow student at Haverling High School.  Jay Harrington is accused of harassing the student on Fac...read more
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The New York State Assembly convened in Albany, Wednesday , for the first time in 2015 and organized itself for the upcoming legislative session.  Like many Republican lawmakers, Assemblyman Phil...read more
State Police are continuing to investigate a one-car accident on New Year's Eve that killed a Hornell man.  Thomas Flynn was traveling northwest on County Route 29 in the town of Canisteo shortly...read more
A Corning man has been indicted by a Chemung County grand jury on two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals in connection with alleged incidents that occurred in November. Erik Miller is accu...read more
The investigation into thefts at Simmons Rockwell in Bath has resulted in the arrest of a 25 year old Bath man. Thomas White is charged with two misdemeanor counts of petit larceny and felony counts o...read more
Corning announced Wednesday it will likely cut costs, which may include what they call "modest" job cuts, to support profit in a weakening economy. It's the latest manufacturer to warn that the slowi...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
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There'll be an auction Monday for the long docked Keuka Maid in Urbana. Bernie Brzostek's Auction Service out of Phoenix, New York will auction off the dinner boat and its contents. We asked him what ...read more
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The Keuka Maid has been sold! Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan attended Monday morning's auction in the town of Urbana. [audio:KeukaMaidsold.mp3] So what options does the new ow...read more
The town of Urbana has given the new owner of the Keuka Maid until the end of November to show it's in good enough condition to remain on Keuka Lake.  Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction in Can...read more
We've just received word from the Steuben County Sheriff's Office the missing Hammondsport woman, Melissa Sherry was found dead Friday morning adjacent to a field off Manning Ridge Road in Campbell.&n...read more
The body of a Steuben County soldier killed last week in Afghanistan is expected to come home Tuesday morning. 22-year old Army Specialist Ryan P. Jayne was killed by a roadside bomb November 3rd. H...read more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the pa...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
A 14-year-old Steuben County boy was killed after crashing an ATV. Around 6:30 pm Friday on State Route 417 in Addison. Jacob Davis of Cameron was thrown from a four-wheeler after losing control and r...read more
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The new owners of the Gold Seal Winery in Hammondsport unveiled some pretty ambitious plans over the weekend that, if ever completed, would be sure to boost tourism in the region. John and Linda Gigli...read more
100 hourly workers were laid off this week at Corning Incorporated's two local emissions control manufacturing facilities. A Corning spokesperson said the job cuts are temporary and are not part of t...read more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become ...read more
  Summer was miserable for farmers across upstate New York. Long stretches of hot weather with no rain created dangerous drought conditions. Now, the USDA says several counties upstate -- incl...read more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra Uni...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
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The Keuka Maid will go up for auction today. The dinner boat has sat idle at its dock in the town of Urbana for about 7 years and will be auctioned off by Brzostek’s Auction Service out of Phoen...read more
At least 19 New Yorkers have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak linked to spinach salad mix purchased at Wegmans stores. Of those ill, five have been hospitalized, with four already having been dischar...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently concluded its 4th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier fundraiser.  The Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager, Missy Goetschius, has...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca Demo...read more
An English teacher with the Bath-Haverling school district has been arrested on forcible touching charges in connection with an alleged classroom incident that involved a 13 year old female student.&n...read more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that we...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
A Steuben County man faces multiple charges for allegedly holding a child against their will.  Matthew York is accused of felony criminal contempt along with misdemeanor charges of unlawful impri...read more
  Friday, we reported that three Canandaigua hikers had a rough night in the dark after falling down an embankment Thursday night at Clark's Gully in the Town of Italy. On Friday afternoon, th...read more
Click here for the Steuben County election results.   #Steuben...read more
Hundreds or possibly even thousands of people are expected to show their appreciation for a fallen Steuben County soldier by lining the route that will be used to return his body to Corning on Tuesday...read more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... ...read more
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The long docked dinner boat Keuka Maid has a new owner today. Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction and Excavation in Canandaigua bid 26 thousand dollars at auction Monday morning. His plans for the Ma...read more
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The 2012 Donald and Corinne Stork Award for Community Service was recently awarded to a Branchport resident at Keuka College.  Doug Lippincott is the Director of Communications at Keuka.  He...read more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3]  ...read more
  Election Day is tomorrow. Every seat in the New York State Legislature is up for grabs. That’s 213 separate, individual spots that could look very different Wednesday morning. Many leg...read more
Another Steuben County soldier has lost his life while serving his country in Afghanistan. 22 year old Ryan Jayne, a Corning native, who recently was living in Canisteo, died over the weekend, the re...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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It's never a waste of time to be prepared for the worst. This weekend why not get that emergency kit checked and rechecked. Red Cross spokesperson Erin Caldwell has a few tips on what to keep in your ...read more
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