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The brutal torture death of an infant has resulted in additional charges being filed against a Hornell man. On Wednesday, a Steuben County grand jury indicted 22 year-old Dakota Miller on charges of...read more
On December 9, 2015, a suspicious vehicle was reported in the Church parking lot on County Route 13 in the Town of Wheeler. State Police found Jeremy F. Socola, barely able to speak as he was in such ...read more
A Canandaigua man, who led Deputies on a high speed pursuit through three towns in Ontario County before losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree in Steuben County early Sunday morning is faci...read more
On Octber 4th 2015 at or around 0100 55-year old Mark S. Johnson of Cohocton was arrested for DWI following a 911 call from a citizen that observed Johnsons truck stuck in a field on French Hill Road ...read more
  A teenager that stabbed his brother with a knife in Steuben County is under investigation. State Police were called to ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath late Saturday night for the rep...read more
A car struck a home in the Village of Canisteo on Thursday. Troopers say Jamie Ordway of Steuben County hit the house, drove home and parked her car and then across the street to the Mars Bar. She tol...read more
Two Steuben County residents face charges in Schuyler County following a traffic stop in the village of Montour Falls.  24 year old Amber Schoch, of Bath, is accused of driving with a suspended l...read more
The 34 year old Steuben County man who pleaded guilty to five charges, including two felonies, in connection with a pair of daytime burglaries he committed last spring in Ontario County has been sente...read more
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A 25 thousand dollar gift has been granted to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Their Community Engagement Coordinator, Ashley Learn, tells us more. [audio:2061692409-IthacaFoundationgift.mp3] [...read more
Advisory: The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Finger Lakes and parts of the Southern Tier from 2AM-4PM Wednesday. Gusts up to 50MPH.   ...read more
A major drug bust in Steuben County Monday following a traffic stop on May Street in the village of Bath. State Police pulled over a car operated by 33 year old Robert Wrigh, of Campbell and discovere...read more
A 57 year old Bath woman has been arrested by Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies following an investigation regarding the New York State Sex Offender Registry. The Sheriff's Office learned a registered...read more
Faulty electric wiring is being blamed for a fire in the Steuben County town of Wheeler Tuesday night that destroyed a barn and its contents. Investigators say the faulty wiring resulted in a fire tha...read more
15 fire companies were dispatched to battle a barn fire Tuesday night at the Owens Farm on Larue Road in the town of Wheeler, just outside of Bath, in Steuben County. The fire was seen by a neighbor w...read more
A parole hearing is set for today for one of two brothers involved in the fatal shooting of State police Investigator Robert Van Hall on Corning’s Market Street Extension in December of 1980. 68...read more
Former Yates County District Attorney Jason Cook will announce his candidacy for Yates County Court Judge Wednesday. Cook will make his Republican candidacy official at noon at the Elks Lodge on Main ...read more
A 27 year old Bath woman faces drug and child endangerment charges following her arrest by Village Police. Sherri Dixon was arrested for being in possession of heroin with the intent to sell while her...read more
One of the two men charged in connection with the murder of a Steuben County woman last fall will appear in court today.  Michael Beard is scheduled to appear before Judge Peter Bradstreet so law...read more
A domestic violence incident has resulted in the arrest of a Steuben County man on multiple charges, including Third Degree Assault. Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies say 46 year-old Steven Haus of ...read more
New York has injected two million dollars in new funding to support 50 treatment beds for substance abuse victims upstate. Governor Cuomo made the announcement Tuesday and gave priority to the South...read more
A Steuben County woman allegedly lost her temper and shoved a county worker as she walked out of the Department of Social Services office in Bath about 2 PM Thursday and that was just the beginning ...read more
A 30 year old Steuben County man was arrested Wednesday night on attempted murder charges. Steven Brady is accused of strangling someone he knew on Chestnut Street in the village of Canisteo. The alle...read more
06/05/15   Donley was arrested in the Village of Naples based on a warrant issued out of Steuben County Family Court for a support violation. He was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriffs O...read more
Ithaca lawyer Leslie Danks Burks says she will challenge Tom O'Mara for his state Senate seat in November. O'Mara represents the 58th Senate District, which comprises Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steu...read more
A 37 year-old Savona man was convicted in federal court Friday for manufacturing at least 50 grams of methamphetamine and distributing the drug. Jonathan Fernandes was sentenced to 20 years in federal...read more
A 66 year old Campbell man has been accused of smuggling cigarettes. State police arrested Robert Berger and charged him with felony criminal tax fraud, felony possession and transport of more than 30...read more
A 22 year old Steuben County woman is charged with stabbing an acquaintance with a kitchen knife late Saturday night.  Sara Shroyer is accused of stabbing the victim in the chest during an alterc...read more
A Steuben County man, 37 year-old Jonathan Fernandes of Savona, was convicted in federal court Friday for manufacturing at least 50 grams of methamphetamine and distributing the drug. He was sentenc...read more
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The legislature reconvened in Albany, Wednesday afternoon, for the first day of the 2016 legislative session, and there was no lack of rhetoric by politicians from both sides of the aisle.  Ass...read more
Memorial services were held Sunday in Athens, Pennsylvania,  the hometown of Campbell-Savona high school principal Lisa Hawken.  Hawken was killed in a motor vehicle accident last Tuesday on...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will share in some of the 10-MILLION dollars awarded in grants by Governor Andrew Cuomo to support improving 9-1-1 response and emergency dispatching.   Yates Cou...read more
State Police busted a methamphetamine lab in Steuben County last Thursday, and have charged four suspects, all from the Southern Tier. Troopers and firefighters responded to a "complaint of a strong c...read more
The state is doling out $10 million in grants for emergency dispatch services in 57 of the New York's 62 counties and New York City. The grants will be used to help counties invest in their emergenc...read more
A Tuesday afternoon accident on State Route 54 in the town of Urbana claimed the life of Campbell-Savona's Jr./Sr. High School Principal. According to State Police, Lisa Hawken was traveling south bet...read more
A Bath woman discovered there was a fire in her home after being awakened by her two cats early Tuesday morning.  Firefighters were called to 12 Gratton Drive at 1:30 a.m. for an odor of somethin...read more
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The owners of Hammondsport's Heron Hill Winery have made an offer they will not refuse. Heron Hill has pledged to  match dollar for dollar up to 200-thousand dollars all donations made to Seneca ...read more
Landfill fees in Steuben County are going up starting January 1,  the first increase in four years.  According to County officials:  Landfill tipping fees will be increased by $2 to $...read more
State Police have arrested a 46 year old Bradford woman for an alleged incident that occurred in the town December 12th.  Stacey DeSolvo is accused of threatening another person with a handgun du...read more
A 34 year old Steuben County man has pleaded guilty to 5 charges, including two felonies, in connection with a pair of daytime burglaries he committed this spring in Ontario County.  Shannon Mast...read more
An inmate at the Steuben County Jail has been charged with assault following an incident at the Bath facility.  Dillon Gross, of Corning, is accused of initiating a physical altercation with anot...read more
Fire destroyed a mobile home in the Steuben County town of Wheeler, Friday afternoon, leaving a family two adults and one child, homeless. The fire was reported shortly after 3pm at 84-18 State Rout...read more
The former Elmira Jackals hockey player accused in the late September death of his wife pleaded not guilty to multiple murder charges in Steuben County Court Thursday. Thomas Clayton is charged with o...read more
The former Elmira Jackals hockey player accused in the late September death of his wife was indicted Wednesday by a Steuben County grand jury.  Thomas Clayton is charged with one count of first-d...read more
A State Police investigation that began in July resulted in the arrest this week of a Prattsbugh man on child pornography charges.  30 year old Joshua Wormley is charged with felony counts of pro...read more
A Savona husband and wife will serve six months in prison following their sentence in U.S. District Court.  34 year old Mindy Konopski was convicted of obstruction of a court order, while her hus...read more
State Police, Thursday, arrested a Steuben County woman for allegedly stealing checks and cash from a disabled client.  Troopers have charged Stephanie Thomas with Petit Larceny and Forgery 2nd...read more
A Canandaigua man, who led Deputies on a high speed pursuit through three towns in Ontario County before losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree in Steuben County early Sunday morning is faci...read more
State Police in Steuben County are investigating a rollover tractor trailer accident on I-86 in the Village of Bath, Tuesday.  The truck operated by 47 year-old John Quinter of Versailles, Ohio ...read more
The investigation into several burglaries that have occurred at Pleasant Valley Winery in the town of Urbana over the last few months has resulted in the arrest of a 30 year old Steuben County man.&nb...read more
A section of downtown Elmira that dates to the 1830's is one of 28 sites, statewide, nominated to the state and national registers of historic places.  A number of locations in upstate New york m...read more
Bail was set at 100-THOUSAND dollars Thursday for the Steuben County man being held in connection with last weekend's death of an 18 month old baby.  Dakota Miller pleaded not guilty to assault c...read more
A Steuben County man who allegedly entered a woman's home in Hornell, early Monday morning, and forcibly raped her is in police custody and facing felony charges after his arrest on Thursday by Horne...read more
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Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are banding together over the next week in support of the annual Holiday Drive for the Troops. Assemblyman Phil Palmesano appeared on Thursday's Finger Lakes Mor...read more
Voters in the Prattsburgh Central School District approved the re-establishment of the district’s capital reserve fund. The vote was 48-3.  District voters last established a 500 thousand d...read more
A Steuben County man faces felony charges after he allegedly shot at sheriff's deputies early Wednesday morning. Two deputies responded to a residence on Watson Creek Road in the town of Tuscarora sho...read more
A Prattsburgh man was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and 27 months of supervised release, Wednesday, for violating the terms of his probation.  21 year-old Brandon Todd was on probati...read more
New York's craft beverage industry has undergone an unprecedented growth spurt over the past several years and Governor Cuomo says it's creating jobs and bolstering local economies around the state.&...read more
A one year old baby died Sunday morning, the alleged victim of a physical assault that took place in the city of Hornell late Wednesday evening.  22 year old Dakota Miller, of Hornell, was charge...read more
A month long joint investigation by the Chemung County Sheriff's Office and the Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina has resulted in the arrest of a 26 year old Corning man.  Joshua...read more
A Steuben County man was arrested Sunday after Sheriff's Deputies responded to an environmental conservation complaint. 48 year old Alan Conrad was charged with hunting while intoxicated and criminal ...read more
The 44 year old Elmira man charged last week with first-degree murder in connection with the September 29th death of a Steuben County woman pleaded not guilty in Steuben County Court Monday. Michael B...read more
Investigators have determined a Saturday afternoon house fire in the village of Bath was caused by a faulty wall outlet in the living room. 5 people, including 4 children, were able to escape the fire...read more
A 29 year old Penn Yan man has been arrested for allegedly selling heroin in the village of Bath. Robert Queiroz is charged with felony criminal possession and felony criminal sale of a controlled sub...read more
A 29 year old Trumansburg man is accused of stealing a car from a bar in the town of Campbell. Mark Winkleblack is charged with felony grand larceny for allegedly stealing a car that was parked at the...read more
Five people, including four children, were able to escape a house fire safely Saturday afternoon in the village of Bath.  The fire broke out at the Mountview Road East home owned by Jennifer and ...read more
An Attica man who went on a four county crime-rampage in 2013 will be spending 20 years to life behind bars. 64 year-old John Malowsky the big ticket to the big house due to his status as a persiste...read more
A 51 year old Steuben County man was killed Sunday in a head-on crash with a pickup truck on State Route 63 in the town of Dansville.  David Congdon, of Perkinsville, was riding south on a motorc...read more
It looks like the IRS scam that we are hearing so much about has claimed a victim in our area.  A Corning woman received a telephone call last Tuesday night from a person claiming to be from the ...read more
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Kraft Heinz , Senator Chuck Schumer and Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a deal last week that would KEEP the company plants in Avon, Walton and Lowville open and delay the closure of the Campbell plan...read more
Investigators are still looking for the cause of a fire that destroyed a barn just outside of the village of Bath late Sunday night.  A half dozen fire companies were called to battle the blaze a...read more
An agreement has been reached to ensure that Kraft-Heinz keeps a substantial work force throughout New York State for years to come and opens the door to additional investment and possible growth at...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area County Board of Elections webstes that provide updated election results. Check back several times, or click refresh to see the latest election results. Listen...read more
A 45 year old bus driver with the Bath Central School District has been arrested for allegedly using a portable electronic device while driving a bus with students on board.  In addition to sever...read more
Close to four hundred people in the Southern Tier could soon be without a job if the Kraft Foods plant in Campbell is closed. The plant is one of three in Upstate New York that could be shut down by i...read more
Charges have been filed following the investigation of a one car accident on County Route 13 in the town of Urbana that resulted in a 17 year old girl being hospitalized. State Police say 19 year old ...read more
An incident at a home in the town of Urbana has resulted in the arrest of a Bath man.  Robert Wright arrived at a Mitchellsville Hill Road home and attempted to recover personal property.  I...read more
Eric William Lyon was arrested by Ontario County Sheriffs Deputies for unlawful possession of marijuana at his residence in the Town of Naples. Mr. Lyon was found to be in possession of marijuana foll...read more
A new online petition is being circulated in support of legislation that would extend the time period that murderers and other violent felony offenders have to wait to apply for parole. Senator Tom O'...read more
Information Bath State Police received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children resulted in the arrest this week of a 45 year old Bath man. Gerald Makin, Junior is accused of downlo...read more
It has been five years since the Canandaigua Road bridge over the Erie Canal in Macedon has been in use. Built in 1912, the bridge was closed due to significant steel deterioration. Wednesday, the bri...read more
A Steuben County man faces a felony rape charge following the investigation into an alleged incident that happened during the early morning hours of October 11th during a Halloween party.  Greyso...read more
A joint investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office, State Police, Bath Village Police and the county's District Attorney's Office, has resulted in the arrest of a county man on felony drug c...read more
A deal to invest $8.3 billion in mass transit in New York City between Governor Cuomo and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has lawmakers in the Southern Tier crying foul. State Senator Tom O'Mara was joi...read more
A Prattsburgh man faces multiple charges after he tried to flee Bath Village Police early Sunday morning.  Police responded to a woman screaming on Liberty Street at around 2 a.m. and attempted t...read more
A 27 year old Bath man has been arrested for allegedly harassing an investigator with the Steuben County Sheriff's Office.  The investigator was approaching the intersection of Gansevoort and Eas...read more
On 9/20/14 at 9:06pm, Yates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 35 Hollister Street in the Village of Dundee for a report of a domestic disturbance.  Investigation into the incident led to the...read more
Sheriff's Deputies and State Troopers were searching for evidence Wednesday afternoon in connection with the Kelley Clayton murder investigation, and according to a news report, they found what they w...read more
The Southern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross has named Carlos McCluskey as its new Executive Director.  McCluskey has been a Red Cross employee for the past two years and is also a firef...read more
Citing personal connections to the victim and others involved in the case, including potential witnesses, Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker has stepped down from the Kelley Clayton murder ...read more
A Bath man has been charged by State Police with rape and criminal contempt. Jerry Hoad is accused of having sexual intercourse with a woman by force, causing physical injury to the victim. Hoad is al...read more
State Police are investigating a burglary that happened at 15688 West Lake Road in the town of Pulteney. The reported incident happened between 6:30 Sunday night and 9:30 Monday morning when an unknow...read more
Two days after posting a quarter of a million dollars in bail for his release, the former Elmira Jackals hockey player charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife is back behind bars. T...read more
A Steuben County mother and daughter have been arrested for allegedly stealing close to 3-THOUSAND dollars worth of merchandise from an Arnot Mall store over the weekend. 42 year old Kelly Wisniewski ...read more
Both men charged with murder in the death of a Steuben County woman last week had court dates yesterday. Ithaca attorney Ray Schlather is acting as Thomas Clayton's defense attorney. During Monday mor...read more
(ALBANY) --- Governor Cuomo announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment. Thi...read more
A second man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the murder of a Steuben County woman. 44 year old Michael Beard of Elmira was charged with felony second-degree murder for allegedly causi...read more
The State Department of Transportation will begin work today on State Route 54A in the town of Pulteney. According to officials, 54A will be closed to through traffic approximately 6.5 miles north of ...read more
BINGHAMTON – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, through the Attorney General’s inVEST Partnersh...read more
A 50 year old Hammondsport man faces multiple charges following an incident that started on State Route 54 and ended in the village of Bath Thursday.  State Police and Bath Village Police were a...read more
The former Elmira Jackals hockey player accused of killing his wife earlier this week waived a preliminary hearing Thursday and will have a bond hearing Monday.  Thomas Clayton is charged with se...read more
Color change this fall season is running a bit behind schedule, but peak and near peak colors are expected to arrive in the Adirondacks and the Catskills this weekend.  Foliage spotters report ...read more
A former Elmira Jackals hockey player was arrested Tuesday for allegedly murdering his wife. Thomas Clayton is jailed on a second-degree murder charge. The 37 year old allegedly contacted authorities ...read more
The investigation into a robbery complaint in the town of Bath has led to the arrest of a Bath couple.  State Police have charged 26 year old Shane Wood with felony robbery and assault and 23 yea...read more
Bradford Central School has named John Marshall as its next Superintendent. Marshall is the current Superintendent of Bolivar-Richburg Central School in Allegany County. He will replace Wendy Field, w...read more
The former Hornell Police Officer accused of stealing money from the department's evidence room in 2013 pleaded guilty in Steuben County Court this week. As Jennifer Speed's trial was scheduled to beg...read more
The state's unemployment rate decreased from 5.4 percent to 5.2 percent in August, the lowest level since May, 2008. The rate is based on the Current Population Survey, which contacts 3,100 households...read more
Some big news for manufacturing in the Southern Tier Monday. Senator Chuck Schumer stopped in Hornell to announce Amtrak is expected to select Alstom as the train provider for a $2.5-billion program t...read more
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has awarded a federal grant to the Savona Fire Department. Congressman Tom Reed announced the department will use the 23-THOUSAND dollar grant to replace e...read more
The Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking will receive 125-THOUSAND dollars in federal funding to help continue programs that prevent substance abuse among teenagers and at-risk youth.  ...read more
Some good news for local veterans and their families. Congressman Tom Reed announced more than 5-MILLION dollars in renewed funding for local non-profit groups that prevent homelessness among veterans...read more
A 30 year old Bath man was arrested Sunday morning by village police on ten seperate counts of forgery.  Jonathan Hopkins is also charged with ten counts of petit larceny.  Following his arr...read more
An incident that allegedly occurred last November in the town of Campbell has resulted in the arrest of a 42 year old Steuben County man.  Chauncey Hurlburt was charged with one count of forcible...read more
A 21 year old Steuben County man has been charged with rape following an investigation by State Police.  Brian Barry's arrest stems from an incident that occurred last March when he allegedly eng...read more
Two Olean women face felony drug charges after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint on State Route 36 in the town of Dansville Monday. 39 year old Tomekia Johnson and 37 year old Nyelah Yates are al...read more
A 22 year old Bath woman has been arrested on falsely reporting an incident charges. Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies along with New York State Police responded to the Holland American Hotel in Bath ...read more
May 29, 2014 Bath State Police arrested Dean French 55, of Bath, NY for driving while intoxicated on Thursday, May 29th. French's vehicle was observed crossing road hazard markings on State Route 415...read more
The investigation into a reported sex crime that occurred in June in the town of Prattsburgh has resulted in the arrest of a 38 year old Bath man.  State Police arrested Brian Shattuck on charges...read more
A 43 year old Bath man was arrested after he allegedly threw a lit cigarette into an occupied Bath Village Police patrol car.  Gerald Bush was charged with attempted assault and obstruction of go...read more
A 58 year old Bath woman is jailed on charges of assault after she allegedly attempted to knee and strike a Steuben County Sheriff's Deputy.  Maureen Nichols is also accused of kicking a security...read more
State Police have arrested 37 year-old Charlie Decamp of Bradford on Assault and Criminal contempt charges for disobeying an order of protection.  The charges stem from an investigation of a hara...read more
Two Bradford residents were injured Saturday while participating in a motorcycle run on Guyanoga Road in the town of Jerusalem.  Richard Vanhusen attempted to stop for a motorcycle that had stopp...read more
Tragedy in Steuben County claiming the life of one teenager and hospitalizing another with severe injuries following an ATV accident, Thursday night. State Police say the ATV was struck by a tractor w...read more
A Steuben County teenager was killed Tuesday night when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car. State Police say the crash happened at about 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of County Route 1 and ...read more
An investigation into a reported domestic dispute has resulted in the arrest of a 30 year old Bradford man. Last Friday, 24 year old Brittney Harrell called 9-1-1 to report that her boyfriend, 30 year...read more
An 18 year old Elmira teen has been arrested by Bath Village Police on sexual misconduct charges.  Leon Wolfanger is accused of having sexual relations with a 15 year old female and sending the g...read more
An investigation into a domestic dispute in which a toddler was allegedly kicked in the face has resulted in the arrest of a 54 year old Caton man.  Painted Post State Police say Thomas Furney wa...read more
The oldest continually running fair in the United States, the Steuben County Fair, gets underway today.  Located in Bath, the Fair will run through Sunday.  This year's featured Saturday nig...read more
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Finger Lakes Boating Museum Knot Workshop w/audioThe Finger Lakes Boating Museum will offer a knot tying workshop Saturday September 5th from 10am to 12:30pm and this is one even where there’s c...read more
Violent thunderstorms swept through the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon into the evening leaving thousands without power into the early morning hours.  At Eastview Mall, the parking lot was under o...read more
A 33 year old Corning man has been charged with felony burglary after he allegedly broke into a Corning home Monday morning to find a place to sleep.  Joshua Pierson is then accused of attacking ...read more
A baker's dozen of protesters were arrested at the gates of Crestwood-Midstream Tuesday morning.  The group formed human blockades at the north and south entrances to the state Route 14 facility ...read more
A State Trooper on routine patrol in Steuben County Saturday night interrupted a crime in progress involving the theft of farm equipment.  Upon discovering broken glass and other debris on State ...read more
The Democratic Presidential frontrunner, Hillary Clinton, arrived an hour late for a private fundraiser in Corning Wednesday night, as protesters and members of the news media were kept out of the Rad...read more
For some of the inmates at the Steuben County Jail rehabilitation is all about planting seeds, pulling weeds and minding the garden.  Inmates - not convicted of major crimes - are given the oppor...read more
Democratic Presidential  candidate, Hillary Clinton, will pay a visit to Steuben County, tonight, for what is billed as a "private event." According to the website, Political Party Time; Corning ...read more
Three Steuben County men were arrested by State Police, this week, in connection with an assault and burglary investigation.  The three Canisteo men, Nathaniel Tucker, Dereck Folkes and Anthony T...read more
The family of the Corning man that led police on a chase in early February and was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County has filed a wrongful death ...read more
A Hammondsport woman that pleaded guilty in May to grand larceny after an audit found she stole more than nin thousand dollars in funds from Pulteney Fire District Number 2 has been sentenced to five ...read more
A 43 year old Bath man is accused of inappropriately touching a child following an investigation into an incident that occurred at his home Tuesday.  Paul Woodworth was charged with forcible touc...read more
According to a report released, Friday, by the State Comptroller's Office, local sales tax collection grew by just 1.6 percent in the first six months of this year down from 3 percent for the same p...read more
A 33 year old Bath man is one of two men arrested for allegedly stealing a man's clothes and his backpack, which contained 3-THOUSAND dollars, at last weekend's Grassroots Festival in Trumansburg.&nbs...read more
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Gas prices continue to drop throughout the country and Congressman Tom Reed believes hydrofracking is the reason why.[audio:7201555817-ReedHydrogasprices.MP3] [/audio] With gas prices nationwide a...read more
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On the water, this weekend, the president of a business consulting firm steps out from behind her desk to tackle something that no other person has done in documented history.  It's one down and ...read more
A 41 year old Prattsburgh woman faces multiple charges following her arrest by Bath State Police.  Tina Morris was arrested after an alleged domestic dispute where she threatened another person w...read more
The 38 year old Steuben County man charged with killing his neighbor's dog earlier this month will make his first court appearance this evening.  Daniel Harvey faces charges of aggravated cruelty...read more
State Police have arrested a Bath man on assault and endangering the welfare of a child charges.  Andrew Towne is accused of causing injuries to a one-year old female.  The alleged injuries ...read more
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Earlier this month, Jamestown resident John Plumb announced he would seek the Democratic nomination to run against Congressman Tom Reed in the 23rd Congressional District election. Reed says he welcom...read more
Bath State Police have confirmed that a 35 year-old man -missing since July 1st - has been located.  State Police became concerned about Jason Becker's whereabouts when his vehicle was found in t...read more
Bath State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing person. 35 year old Jason Becker was last seen on West William Street, in Bath, on or about July 1st.    Becker, ...read more
A 38 year old Steuben County man has been charged with killing his neighbor's dog.  Daniel Harvey faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and dis...read more
      John Plumb, a political unknown, who resigned his post in May at the White House National Security Council has decided to seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republ...read more
A 70 year old Bath man was arrested Monday for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.  Theodore Myers is charged with felony conspiracy.  Steuben County Sheriff's Depu...read more
A former New York State Department of Transportation employee was arrested Thursday on charges that he used a State-issued credit card to buy gasolilne for personal use more than 100 times in less tha...read more
Small fireworks are legal in most Finger Lakes area counties with the exception of Cayuga and Seneca Counties. The state gives each county the option of allowing the sale of small fireworks such as sp...read more
Just days after more arrests at the Crestwood-Midstream facility in the Schuyler Town of Reading, the group "We Are Seneca Lake" is asking Finger Lakes residents to call Governor Andrew Cuomo and tell...read more
Yates County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 46 year old Addison woman following an incident on Main Street in Dundee.  Susan Foster is accused of striking a town of Starkey resident with her car d...read more
Seventeen people were arrested at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in Reading Tuesday.  All 17 were charged with trespassing by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies.  According to a release fr...read more
Fewer than 45-thousand assault-style weapons have been registered in New York state since a landmark gun control act took effect in 2013. State records released today, suggesting that Empire State gun...read more
The former treasurer and clerk for a Steuben County village was sentenced to sixty days in jail after pleaded guilty in March to grand larceny after admitting to repeatedly pilfering village of Rivers...read more
Law enforcement may, finally, be closing in on escaped convicts, Richard Matt and David Sweat and a jar of peanut butter, bottled water and some prison-issue underwear could be the clues that help loc...read more
A 62 year old Prattsburgh man has been charged with rape following an investigation by State Police.  Steve Kula was arrested following an incident that occurred at Kula's Davis Road home last Th...read more
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Update, June 22nd at 1:30 a.m. As quickly as search teams wrapped up Sunday's massive air and ground manhunt in Allegany County, the manhunt shifted to Franklin County near the small town of Owls Hea...read more
It's a very big resemblance, bearing witness to the state record.  Wildlife officials with the DEC are still shaking their heads over the enormous black bear trapped last Tuesday in S...read more
The two escaped killers from the upstate prison in Dannemora may have been spotted in Steuben County according to New York State Police. The two men escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facili...read more
This is a press release from the New York State Police: The New York State Police is investigating the possible sightings of two men in Steuben County who may fit the description of Clinton Correctio...read more
Bath State Police are investigating a suspicious incident that happened in the village of Hammondsport at around 7:30 Thursday night.  A 12 year old girl, while walking her dog in the vicinity of...read more
State, county and local works crews continue to repair flood-damaged roads in Steuben County and a travel advisory was lifted, Thursday, in the town of Urbana, one of the hardest hit areas.  Even...read more
Clean-up efforts continue from Sunday's flash flooding in Steuben County where a travel advisory remains in effect for local roads in the Town of Urbana.  Town Supervisor, John Webster says "cond...read more
A total of 693 full and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2015. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade poin...read more
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Congressman Tom Reed talked Monday about the flooding that again has impacted his 23rd Congressional District [audio:6161565450-ReedJune15flooding.mp3] [/audio] Reed was asked if he had received any...read more
There was tornado watch in effect up until 11 p.m., Friday night, for Southern Cayuga, Schuyler, Seneca, Yates, Tompkins and Steuben Counties.  There were no funnel clouds spotted in the watch ...read more
A 33 year old Steuben County man has been charged with felony burglary following the investigation into a confrontation involving a Wayland man that discovered a burglar inside of his home.  The...read more
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The State Senate today heard the pleas of Dale and Doreen Robie of Steuben County and others who have lost loved ones to violent crime by passing a bill that makes it harder for murderers and other vi...read more
 A 19 year old Hammondsport man was involved in a one car accident on Darby's Corners Road, near Stever Hill Road, in the town of Jerusalem Monday afternoon.  Jordan Schuck was traveling nor...read more
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A swift-moving series of thunderstorms struck the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon causing widespread power outages impacting thousands of customers. Bob Pass is a spokesman for NYSEG:  [audio:6081...read more
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      The Finger Lakes Land Trust is bringing back HIKEapalooza on Saturday June 20th . 12 different outdoor events in the 12 Finger Lakes area counties. Trust Executive Director A...read more
A 19 year old Hornell resident was arrested by Yates County Sheriff's Deputies for allegedly disseminating indecent material to a minor.  Christian Wakefield is accused of sending an explicit vid...read more
A tragic accident in Hornell Friday night killed a 58 year old woman. Erion Clark, of Alfred Station, was pumping gas at the Canisteo Street 7/11 convenience store, when gusty winds caused the canopy ...read more
Schuyler Hospital will hold a Red Cross Blood Drive June 19th from 11am to 4pm at September Hill, 250 Steuben Street, Montour Falls. They are in need of donors and each donation could save upwards o...read more
A 36 year old Bath man is accused of attacking two village police officers that were attempting to break up a fight between a young man and woman Monday on Liberty Street.  Elliot Martin is charg...read more
A Pennsylvania man is jailed in Steuben County after State Police arrested him on multiple felony charges for an alleged incident that occurred in the town of Pulteney May 24th.  Daniel Kurzejews...read more
A Hammondsport woman has pleaded guilty to grand larceny after an audit by the State Comptroller's Office found she stole more than 9-thousand-dollars in funds from Pulteney Fire District Number 2. Th...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
A protest outside of the gates at Crestwood Midstream's facility in the town of Reading Monday morning led to the arrest of 7 people.  The group, which included a local doctor, midwife, and nurse...read more
A 27 year old Bath man faces multiple charges following searches conducted at two homes in the village by police.  A search of Gary Goodman's Old Field Court home resulted in the discovery of mar...read more
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The parents of a young child brutally murdered in 1993 made an impassioned plea, Monday, to pass legislation that would extend the time period between parole hearings for murderers and other violent f...read more
A 50-year old Steuben County woman was killed in a work-zone accident near Hammondsport Central School Friday.  Sharon Biesecker, of Wheeler, was an employee of Economy Paving of Cortland.  ...read more
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
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Update, 3 a.m. With the exception of 7 customers, power is fully restored to Cayuga County. The biggest single area of power outages has shifted to Steuben County where 3,508 customers are without el...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 "Mother's Day" themed protest at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream facility in the town of Reading Thursday resulted in the arrests of 16 women. The protesters held banners that read "Happy Mothe...read more
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Things had been pretty quiet at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream Facility north of Watkins Glen, until today nobody had been arrested there since February 11th. That changed this morning when 19-p...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
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
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
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
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
A longtime Wayne County business is closing later this summer. The Heluva Good! cheese packaging plant and the brand's popular country store in Sodus will close this summer, putting 59 people out of ...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
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
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
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
Yates and Schuyler Counties will share in public safety and security funding as part of a new package of 233-million-dollars in federal grants being distributed statewide to support local emergency re...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
Starting this month, Big Flats residents have access to superior high-speed internet for around $50 a month through a fiber optic line provided by Empire Access. This comes as a first for Chemung Co...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
Anglers will be refreshed this spring as soon as the weather withers away the winter season, for they will be given the opportunity to see a direct return on their investment in a state fishing lice...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
The New York State Department of Labor, Tuesday, released preliminary local area unemployment rates for January 2015. Rates are determined according to procedures established by the U.S. Bureau of Lab...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 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
The investigation into an incident that allegedly occurred in the Steuben County town of Pulteney January 25th has resulted in the arrest of a 27 year old Branchport man. Justin Sanderson was charged ...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
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
On 04/16/12 OCSO Deputies arrested 18 year old Djarkarta Hall for a warrant out of the Manchester Town Court for endangering the welfare of a child. Djarkarta was being released from the Steuben Count...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged all New Yorkers to exercise caution with winter storm conditions, including some wind chills well below zero – impacting communities across the state. Accor...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
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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
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, this weekend, announced her nominations of Upstate New Yorkers to the nation’s leading service institutions - the Uni...read more
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The nerves are kicking in for 25 recruits as they begin the Finger Lakes Enforcement Academy in Hopewell today.  Academy Training Director Charles Koerner says as of today these men and women ...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
The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of /*2.8 billion impressions*/ for the year. The 14-county Finger Lak...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 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
A Schuyler County woman has been arrested in Steuben County for passing bad checks.  Jennifer Price, of Dix, is accused of writing two checks in November to the Avoca Market that were returned du...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
A Cameron man was arrested after a domestic incident in the Town of Bath.  24 year old Joshua Lewis was charged with Assault in the 3rd, criminal obstruction of breathing and unlawful imprisonmen...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
Wine trails, cheese trails and now there are museum trails. The Steuben County Visitors Bureau and the Finger Lakes Tourism alliance have joined together to create the Finger Lakes Museum Trail. The...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 Steuben County man charged with threatening two national TV commentators via Twitter over their coverage of the Jodi Arias murder trial in Phoenix has pleaded guilty in the case. Maricopa County pr...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
New York State Police arresting 45 year-old Andrew Ferris of Urbana on multiple charges stemming from a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on Friday afternoon. Ferris allegedly pointed a loaded sh...read more
Former Cohocton Town Clerk Sandra Riley pleaded guilty in Steuben County Court today to stealing 36-thousand dollars in dog license and building permit fees after an audit and investigation by State C...read more
The snow storm that has already buried the Finger Lakes under several inches of snow--with more on the way--is now affecting travel on interstates. Governor Andrew Cuomo is issuing a ban on tractor tr...read more
More trouble for a 22 year old Bradford woman arrested last month on rape charges.  Teesha Dicus was charged with criminal possession of a weapon for allegedly entering the Steuben County Office ...read more
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The owner of a home restoratiuon business in Corning has been charged with Securities Fraud. Lucas Day has more                   [audio:LukeFl...read more
On 10/18/11 at 11:55 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Christopher T. Hall, age 21, of 337 East First Street, Corning, NY on a Bench Warrant issued out of Seneca Falls Town Court for Fa...read more
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State lawmakers from around the Finger Lakes continue a great Christmas time tradition with the Holiday Drive for the Troops. Each of their local offices are collection points. State Senator Mike No...read more
Motorists should be alert to the possibility of slippery roadways this morning due to occasional periods of freezing drizzle.  The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for much of the ...read more
In keeping with his commitment to the brave members of our armed forces, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano is encouraging his friends and neighbors in the 132nd Assembly District to participate in the annual...read more
A 19 year old Bath man faces multiple charges resulting from a high speed pursuit that occurred November 1st just outside of the village and resulted in his car crashing into a home.  Zachery Wa...read more
A volunteer firefighter was airlifted to University of Rochester Medical Center, Friday, when he was injured while fighting a fire at a home on Turnpike Road in the Steuben County Town of Bath. The fi...read more
A Steuben County mother will spend the next four weekends in Schuyler County Jail after she failed to pay over one thousand dollars in back child support. After January of this year, the unidentified ...read more
A traffic stop on Interstate 390 in Livingston County resulted in the arrest of two Steuben County men on felony drug possession charges. The driver of the car, 35 year old Robert Axtell, of Corning,...read more
Some newly-minted, four-legged State Police officers will soon be barking out commands. Fourteen canines and their handlers will graduate from the New York State Police K-9 Academy in Albany on Friday...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Thursday announced State assistance for storm recovery efforts to communities in 11 counties that were impacted by the Western New York and Finger Lakes flooding of May 2014. ...read more
A Steuben County woman was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Monday. Billie Jo Ribble of Bath escaped police custody by jumping out a window at a Pennsylvania hospital on March 1st, 2013 and wa...read more
Want to know who won the local elections in your neighborhood? Here are the links for local Finger Lakes area counties.  - Cayuga County  - Chemung County  - Monroe County  - On...read more
Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ernest L. Voorheis age 43 of1711 County Road 137 Valois, NY, on a warrant issued by Seneca County Family Court&rsquo...read more
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Democrat Martha Robertson, in a political dog fight with incumbent Tom Reed for the congressional seat in the 23rd District, told Finger Lakes News Radio on Tuesday night that her opponent is out of t...read more
At 10:54 hours on Friday June 24, 2011, the Ontario County E-91.1 Center received a report of fire 8091 State Route 245 T/O Naples, NY Ontario County. The Naples Fire Department was dispatched for a p...read more
Steuben County lawmakers are set to vote on laws Monday to curb drug and alcohol-related crimes. The Corning Leader reports the laws, which have been proposed by District Attorney Brooks Baker, will h...read more
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Town of Corning resident Saturday June 13, 2011, Deputies arrested Rusty A. Farrell, of Main St. Corning after a traffic stop on State Route...read more
Cayuga, Wayne and Seneca are the three Finger Lakes counties earmarked to receive the most money from the state for emergency service dispatch operations. Cayuga County's award is $168,619, a bit les...read more
The number of private sector jobs in the state reached an all-time high in September climbing to 7,614,500.  The state's job count was up 120,500 from September of last year making it the 22nd. c...read more
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    More changes in local Red Cross Operations. Last week, we learned the Canandaigua office was closing, this week the Auburn office. Now the announcement that Finger lakes Red Cross Chap...read more
A 38 year old Cameron woman has been charged with felony forgery following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office. Anne Schoonover is accused of forging the signature of her employer ...read more
Two female inmates at the Steuben County Jail were arrested Sunday on prison contraband and drug charges. 30 year old Stephanie Overocker, of Campbell and 25 year old Kadi Weaver, of Bath, were each c...read more
A total of 653 students will receive full tuition scholarships for the 2014-2015 college year under the state's STEM Incentive Program, which was developed as a way to keep the best and the brightest ...read more
The investigation into the report of a disabled vehicle blocking a driveway on County Route 16 in Bath Tuesday turned into the car's owner confronting State Police with a knife.  When Troopers a...read more
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We often don't think of proms at this time of year, but Proaction of Steuben and Yates County will be holding its 2nd annual "Mom Prom" next Saturday at the Corning Country Club. Stephanie Bates tells...read more
The investigation into a road rage incident that occurred in the village of Savona on August 28th has resulted in the arrest of two Steuben County residents.  20 year old Ashly Brewer of Addison...read more
A Prattsburgh man has been acquitted of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide for a one-car accident that killed a Branchport man in August of 2012. Troy Dagget was found not guilty followin...read more
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On May 3rd, 2011 the Steuben County Sheriff's Office arrested Bridgette E. Fairbrother age 25 of Fairbrother Rd. in the Town of Avoca for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degre...read more
A Steuben County man was killed over the weekend when his motorcycle collided with a deer.  Richard Terpstra, of Hornell, was killed when his motorcycle struck a deer on County Route 29 in Hornel...read more
A 34 year old Hammondsport man has been charged with allegedly threatening a State Trooper with a steel pipe. James Lisefski is accused of becoming irate while being interviewed in connection with a l...read more
A Steuben County man was killed early Saturday morning after being struck by a motorist while walking on State Route 417.  According to State Police, 26 year old Cory Hunt of Addison was struck b...read more
The former treasurer of the Pulteney Fire District Number 2 has been charged with felony grand larceny and felony falsifying business records following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's...read more
Leaf peepers are out and about checking the fall color changes around New York State and have filed their third report of the season showing near-peak color in the Adirondacks and varying degrees of c...read more
State Police have charged a Steuben County man for alleged sexual abuse forced upon a child less than 11 years old over a six month period. Police say 57 year-old Gary Murray of Savona wa...read more
New York State Police in Bath arrested a 45 year old Steuben County man in connection with the discharging of a firearm in the Hamlet of Wallace shortly before midnight on Tuesday. Eric Moody o...read more
A surprise late Friday in a Steuben County murder trial: a guilty plea on all the charges for one of the suspects in the murder of a Bath man.  20-year-old Ryan Morrow, of Corning, admited to tak...read more
BINGHAMTON – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, through the Attorney General’s inVEST Partnersh...read more
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Some great news for Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Incorporated.  Assistant Director Stephanie Bates tells us more. [audio:ProActionYatesgrant.MP3] [/audio] Stephanie Bates, Assistant Directo...read more
A farming accident claimed the life of a 67-year-old Steuben County man Monday. Kenneth Quick of Canisteo was found trapped beneath the seat and fender of his full-sized farm tractor and was unrespons...read more
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The New York State Department of Labor on Tuesday released preliminary unemployment rates for the month of July and Fred von Wiegen reports that employment is growing at a record pace.   [audio:...read more
An Atlanta man is accused of selling methamphetamine.  Authorities say 31-year-old Eric Buck sold meth in Atlanta back in March.  Buck is charged with 5th-degree criminal sale of a contr...read more
The Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village earlier this summer in an alleged drug-related incident pleaded not guilty to all charges against him in Steuben County C...read more
The Bradford Volunteer Fire Department has suspended its search for a possible missing boater near Lamoka Lake. It all started on Saturday afternoon when the fire department received word from several...read more
The 24 year old Rochester man accused of shooting a man in the village of Bath back on June 30th is scheduled to be arraigned in Steuben County Court later today.  Steven Alexander was indicted ...read more
An 11 month investigation into a fire that destroyed a structure in the village of Bath has resulted in the arrest of a 53 year old Bath man.  Michael Campbell has been charged with felony arson...read more
The investigation into a house fire that occurred February 9th in Bradford has resulted in the arrest of two people.  36 year old Brentin Austin and 35 year old Sheila Radcliffe are accused of c...read more
An investigation triggered by a suspicious house fire in the Steuben County town of Bradford back on February 9th has resulted in the arrest of a Pennsylvania couple on multiple felony and misdemeanor...read more
A 19-count indictment has been handed up by a Steuben County Grand Jury against a group of Bath area residents allegedly involved with the production of meth.  34 year old David Mendez, 31 year ...read more
A 66 year old Bath man was killed in a two car accident in the Steuben County town of Greenwood Saturday. Eugene Williams was traveling south on State Route 248 when he failed to stop at the Route 417...read more
A 24 year old Rochester man has been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury for a shooting that occurred in the village of Bath June 30th.  Steven Alexander has been charged with attempted murd...read more
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A weekend full of activities for residents of all ages will be held in Prattsburgh as the Steuben County township holds its annual Summer Festival.  Festival Committee Member Stacey Bottoni says ...read more
A Steuben County couple that was reported missing last week has been found outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  27 year old April Culbertson, of Addison, and 22 year old Kyle McNeil, of Lindley,...read more
The Prattsburgh man reported missing last week, which resulted in a large search by authorities, is now in police custody.  The Steuben County Sheriff's Office reported Monday afternoon that 45 ...read more
Authorities spent a good portion of the day Friday searching for a missing Prattsburgh man that was recently paroled.  Todd Casciani is a registered Level 3 sex offender. According to the Steube...read more
With donations down 8 percent over the past 11 weeks, the American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage, which has prompted the organization to issue an urgent advisory for donors of all bloo...read more
Authorities are searching for a missing Prattsburgh man that was recently paroled.  Todd Casciani is a registered Level 3 sex offender.  According to the Steuben County Sheriff's Office, th...read more
As of 3:25AM, today (7-25-14) State Police are continuing to search for a missing Steuben County couple last seen in a stolen vehicle. 27 year old April Culbertson, of Addison, and 22 year old Kyle Mc...read more
A 63 year old Corning woman was arrested Tuesday on drug charges following a raid at her senior housing apartment. Landy Scott was charged with two counts each of criminal sale and criminal possessio...read more
A Schuyler County man is one million dollars richer after winning the prize in a recent Powerball drawing.  According to the New York State Lottery, the winner will be revealed at a press confer...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $10 million in funding for 19 projects in eight regions across the state has been approved by the Empire State Development (ESD) Board of Directors. These...read more
An inmate at the Steuben County Jail is accused of kicking at and breaking his cell door window.  44 year old Gerald Cleveland of Bath was charged with felony criminal mischief.  According...read more
An employee of the Community Bank branch in Woodhull, in Steuben County, has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from customers.  Stacey Zeh of Woodhull is accused of using her position a...read more
A 50 year old employee of the Wayland Department of Public Works has been charged with felony falsifying a business document following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department. ...read more
More than 500 cyclists are registered to participate in the 16th. annual statewide Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour.  The event starts pedaling on Sunday in Buffalo and rolls east to Albany - con...read more
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Farm Service Agency has established a program that will help farmers in Yates County affected by flooding that occurred on May 13th.  Jamie Earl, County Executive Director for the Agency in Steub...read more
It's the news a lot of people have been waiting for.  President Obama has approved a federal disaster declaration for 11 Central and Western New York counties, including Yates, that experienced s...read more
The alleged assault of a corrections officer at the Steuben County Jail in Bath has led to the arrest of an inmate. 29 year old Brandon Jonas of Buffalo is charged with felony assault and felony crim...read more
A 45 year old Dundee man has been arrested in Steuben County and is now facing sex charges in connection with an incident that happened last month. Charles Nageldinger is accused of having sexual con...read more
 A 24 year old Rochester man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred late Monday night in Bath.  Steven Alexander is charged with felony assault.  He and two othe...read more
Today's scheduled sentencing for the Bath woman on federal kidnapping charges has been adjourned until later this summer. Billie Jo Ribble will now face sentencing August 6th. Ribble escaped police c...read more
A member of a Steuben County school board of education has been arrested following a five month investigation by State Police. Earlier this year, the New York State Child Abuse Hotline received a rep...read more
Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has officially made homeowners, renters and businesses in Yates County who...read more
Glenn Eaton of the Town of Atlanta in Steuben County is a million dollars richer, before taxes - that is - after claiming the second place prize in the Mega Millions lottery game.  Eaton said he ...read more
State Police and the Steuben County Sheriff's Department recently took part in a traffic safety initiative called "Operation Border to Border."  It involved not only New York law enforcement, but...read more
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UPDATE 5:30am New York State Electric and Gas is reporting that they are working to continue restoring power for customers in the Finger Lakes Region. Yates County remains the hardest hit following T...read more
Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged President Barack Obama to swiftly approve New York State’s request for federal support in light of the severe flooding in com...read more
Several local libraries received a grant this week.  The Southeast Steuben County Library is receiving almost $75,000 to upgrade windows and Wi-Fi in the library.  The Penn Yan Public Libr...read more
The 33 year old Bath man accused of seriously injuring a toddler appeared in village court Monday. Stephen Hoose is charged with felony reckless assault of a child and a misdemeanor charge of endange...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today wrote to President Obama on Monday requesting a federal major disaster declaration for Yates, Ontario, Steuben, Livingston, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Delaware, ...read more
The Barge Canal district is one of 28 sites around the state nominated to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The Barge Canal historic district includes four historic branches of th...read more
The 33 year old Bath man arrested last week in connection with an alleged assault that occurred on a toddler was arrested Thursday on a new charge. Stephen Hoose faces a criminal contempt charge afte...read more
The ongoing investigation into a toddler being seriously injured in the village of Bath last week has led to another arrest.  24 year old Michelle Campbell faces two felony counts of assault as ...read more
The Southeast Steuben County Library is holding resume workshops on various dates this summer.  They will be held from 1 to 4 this Wednesday, as well as July 9th, August 13th, and September 10t...read more
A Steuben County teenager has been charged with intentionally killing his own dog. 18 year old John Eplin, of Avoca, is accused of choking his pitbull until it was unconscious and then hitting it repe...read more
  Storytime at the Southeast Steuben County Library will continue into summer according to a report by the Corning Leader.  There are various options based on your children’s age.&n...read more
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Co-champions ... at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and one of the winners is from Steuben County. Two spellers won the competition, nearly reaching the end of the designated championship words. Th...read more
Effective Noon today, the motorized boat ban on Keuka Lake will be lifted and launch sites opened. The Yates County Sheriff's Office reminds boaters to still be cautioned and to be observant of debri...read more
An eight month joint investigation by State Police and the Steuben County Department of Social Services' Welfare Fraud Unit has resulted in multiple charges being filed against a Bath man.  Last...read more
In a recent 72 hour State Police road check at 4 locations on the Southern Tier Expressway in Steuben and Tioga counties, officers took 101 vehicles off the road for serious safety violations. They...read more
The dumpster on Powell Lane is available to Yates County residents to dump storm debris until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (5/27) FLASH FLOOD WATCH CANCELLED FLASH FLOOD WATCH:  NWS Binghamton has issued...read more
Voters in Dundee approved the proposed 2014-15 school budget Tuesday by a vote of 187 to 80.  Residents also approved a bus purchase proposition as well as an agreement with the Dundee Library.&n...read more
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It is exactly what we didn't need but it's what was expected. The heavy rains returned to Yates County Friday and some areas saw flooding once again. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Fl...read more
Steuben County residents, hit hard by Friday's flash flooding, are cleaning up today and some are reaching out to the Red Cross for help.  Many of the county's streams and creeks overflowed the...read more
  9:30 a.m. update:  Charley Brace Rd T/Barrington closed btw Rt 230 & bridge.  Rt 364 @ Perice HIll Rd T/Middlesex closed     PRESS RELEASE    &...read more
An incident at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath Monday led to the arrest of a 40 year old Hornell man. Aaron Steinfurth was being treated by staff at the hospital when he allegedly became viol...read more
Legislation to crackdown on meth lab operators, sponsored by Senator Tom O'Mara, won Senate approval by a vote of 55 to 4 on Monday.  Now, it's on to the Assembly where the same measure has repea...read more
An Elmira man is accused of breaking the arm of a Corning police officer that was attempting to arrest him Monday night.  34 year old Taiwan Dennard is charged with felony assault and felony cri...read more
A Campbell man has been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury for allegedly causing the death of a Hammondsport woman in August of 2012. Cory Haight was initially charged with felony criminal sale ...read more
The discovery of a reported meth lab on Kettle Road in the Town of Savona resulted in five people being arrested by Bath State Police. Troopers were called to the home by the Steuben County Departmen...read more
The National Transportation Safety Board is not sure why a New York State Police helicopter crashed last August 31st in the Steuben County town of Kanona, injuring the pilot. In its final report foll...read more
A 22 year old Steuben County man was killed and his 18 year old brother is listed in critical condition following an ATV accident that occurred early Saturday morning.  According to the Steuben ...read more
A 77 year old man apparently fell off the tractor he was operating and was killed when it rolled over him. Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies identified the victim as Donald Stewart. Authorities say he...read more
The Steuben County Democratic Elections Commissioner has announced he will challenge Phil Palmesano for his Assembly seat this fall. Democrat Joseph Welch made the announcement this week.  Palme...read more
According to the New York State Department of Corrections, Eric Smith was denied parole at his hearing Friday. The Savona man is now serving a life sentence for killing four year old Derrick Robie in...read more
A 41 year old Bath woman is accused of starting a fire at her own home and then attempting to start her neighbor's home on fire. According to Bath State Police, Heidi Allen started a fire Friday mo...read more
A child killer is up for parole again. The New York State Department of Corrections says the parole board will meet this week to decide if Eric Smith will be freed or stay behind bars. Smith was 13-...read more
A Steuben County man arrested last month for allegedly sending nude photos of himself to underage girls he met on Facebook now faces a charge of rape. Troopers arrested 26 year old Earl Kinter of Coh...read more
Two Rochester men were arrested on drug charges in the village of Bath after residents reported possible drug activity.  27 year old Dennis Pitts and 22 year old Dominique Pitts are each charged...read more
A 31 year old Steuben County woman was killed Saturday in a one-car accident that occurred in Corning.  Desiree Fairchild was traveling south on Park Avenue when her car left the right side of t...read more
A month-long investigation by the Corning City Police Department has resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Corning teen on multiple sex abuse charges. Michael Nicholson was arrested on a warrant...read more
A former employee with the Steuben County Treasurer's Office has pleaded guilty to a felony tampering with public records charge after an investigation by State Police into the report of missing money...read more
Authorities will hold a news conference in Bath this morning to discuss more about the Steuben County woman found dead Saturday. Bobbi Jo Margeson-Hatter was found unresponsive and face down on a 15 ...read more
The State Labor department releasing its annual job report on Friday and the Southern Tier's outlook had some weak spots;  the main one in Elmira where a loss of 800 jobs in the past year, primar...read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter weather has caused extensive damage to the region's vineyards. U.S. Senators Kirsten...read more
The fight against drug addiction got a shot in the arm when the State Senate passed new legislation authorizing the use of a powerful antidote that prevents accidental overdosing from heroin and other...read more
The big chill of December first of last year, has resulted in the USDA approving a disaster designation for 19 Upstate counties including Cayuga, Yates, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Steuben and Schuyler.&n...read more
A Steuben County couple have been jailed and bail has been set at 50 thousand dollars each for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamines in their home. A second charge, endangering the welfare of a chi...read more
  Newark High School has an anti DWI exhibit on display in the foyer.  The exhibit details the 2007 crash that killed four Steuben County teenagers on homecoming weekend.  The exhibi...read more
Law enforcement in Steuben County suspended, at least for the time being, a search for a missing 40 year old Bath woman named Bobbie Jo Hatter.  According to Steuben County Undersheriff Jim Alla...read more
Law enforcement in Steuben County is conducting a search for a missing 40 year old Bath woman.  Bobbie Jo Hatter was last seen waslking in the middle of Chamberlain Road Wednesday evening. ...read more
A Steuben County man is listed in stable condition at Robert Packer Hospital after the horse-drawn buggy he was operating was struck from behind by a car Tuesday night in the town of Cameron.  2...read more
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The New York State Office of the State Comptroller has released an initial report detailing the change in sales tax revenue by county from 2012 to 2013.  While actual figures were not released in...read more
UPDATE 6am- NYSEG reports all the power in the Finger Lakes Region has been restored, RG&E says 68 customers in Victor are still in the dark. _____________________________________________________...read more
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand Monday announced the approval of a critical foreign trade zone (FTZ) for Ontario County. Schumer stood at Crosman Corporation in January and pus...read more
After the members of the Yates County Legislature tour the County Office Building in Penn Yan this morning, they'll hold their regular monthly meeting inside Legislative Chambers.  Presentations...read more
A couple of rulings have been made in the fatal fire that took the life of a Bath man in his apartment Monday Morning.  The Steuben County Fire Investigation Team along  with the Bath Fire D...read more
 A couple of rulings have been made in the fatal fire that took the life of a Bath man in his apartment Monday Morning.  The Steuben County Fire Investigation Team along  with the Bath ...read more
An inmate at the Steuben County Jail has been arrested on drug possession charges.  Charles Evans is accused of being in possession of marijuana and another white powder-like substance that is p...read more
Investigators are focusing on electrical issues as they continue to look into the cause of the fatal early Monday morning fire in the village of Bath.  Investigator Joe Gerych tells the Corning ...read more
Investigators are still looking into the fire that resulted in the death of a man in the village of Bath early Monday morning. The fire broke out in a West Steuben Street apartment above Sherwood's W...read more
One person died in an early morning fire that occurred in downtown Bath.  The fire broke out in a West Steuben Street apartment above Sherwood's Wine and Liquor store at around 1:30 a.m.  I...read more
A NYSEG employee was killed Thursday after the vehicle he was driving went off State Route 70 in Steuben County and struck a tree.  Darryl Coots of Hornell was pronounced dead at the scene. It's...read more
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    The Food Bank of the Southern Tier again this year is taking part in the Feinstein Foundation’s Million Dollar Challenge to fight hunger. The Food Bank's Missy Goetschius tells u...read more
Two Schuyler County teens were arrested along with a Steuben County teen over the weekend for their role in a burglary that occurred at a Town of Corning residence back on February 5th.  19 year...read more
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department’s newest member is a K9 named Devin.  The dog was purchased through donations from the Devin A. Snyder Memorial foundation in honor of an anima...read more
The Steuben County woman that attended an underage drinking party with her teenage daughter back in October was sentenced to three years probation and 2-HUNDRED hours of community service Monday. ...read more
An order to stop production at the Kraft Foods plant in Steuben County has resulted in a temporary national shortage of Polly-O String Cheese.  The voluntary recall happened at the end of last O...read more
New York State Police arrested one of their own Thursday morning following a one-car crash that injured two men in the Steuben County Village of Riverside.  Off-duty Trooper Alex Krawczyk of Pai...read more
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The annual Check Out Hunger fundraising campaign held by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is underway.  Community and Public Relations Manager Missy Goetschius tells us more about the largest h...read more
Last week the state's unemployment rate were released at 7.1 percent. The New York State Department of Labor has now released a preliminary list of local area unemployment rates for December 2013. Ac...read more
A 44 year old Bath man has been arrested on aggravated harassment charges.  Gerald Cleveland the Second allegedly made several calls to a police officer's home and left a disturbing voice mail.&...read more
The Steuben County man charged with the April death of a 75 year old East Campbell woman pleaded guilty to second-degree vehicular manslaughter charges Friday.  Cory Haight of Campbell was indic...read more
  Things are moving forward in the sale of the Steuben County Nursing Home.  The county has filed its application with the State Department of Health.  If the state approves the appl...read more
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Reaction to the Governor's Budget Message was hearts and flowers from Democrats, but a few thorns jabbed a point or two, here and there;  Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, whose district takes in Steub...read more
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A Corning man has been found guilty of murdering his former live-in girlfriend.  Joseph Dixon was convicted of manslaughter for killing Dolores Warner in November 2012.  Investigators say W...read more
  A local non-profit is offering funds for home repairs.  Community Progress Inc. helps individuals make necessary home repairs in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben Counties.  The progra...read more
Corning Inc. now has full ownership of several LCD glass manufacturing facilities in South Korea.  They finalized a deal with Samsung by trading them 1.9 billion dollars of shares in Corning In...read more
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Less than two weeks after being installed as the Rochester Diocese Bishop, the Most Reverend Salvatore Matano presided over Mass at St. Michael Church in Penn Yan Sunday morning.  St. Michael Sch...read more
Winter Weather Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY 131 PM EST FRI JAN 17 2014 ...MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW AFTERNOON... .A...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch from Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening for Seneca, Wayne, Cayuga, Yates, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, and Chemung Counties.  Rain wil...read more
The two men accused of killing a Bath man October 30th at a vacant home in Corning pleaded not guilty to charges against them Tuesday.   23 year old Jacob Horn of Painted Post and 20 year o...read more
What happens when the temperature drops to minus 18 degrees and wind gusts are clocked at 55 miles per hour?  Well, on Tuesday at 5AM on a stretch of beach in Hammondsport at the southern tip of...read more
A Steuben County grandmother has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon following a weekend incident at her town of Avoca home.  Bath State Police say Edith Plummer would ...read more
An argument over Christmas decorations early Sunday morning led to the arrest of a 47-year-old Steuben County man. According to Bath State Police, Michael Pygott and his wife had just returned home f...read more
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will this afternoon visit Crosman Corporation in Bloomfield, New York to fight to win quick approval of two critical foreign trade zone (FTZ) applications in Ontario Count...read more
A fire in Steuben County early Thursday morning left four people homeless as firefigthers struggled with road conditions and frozen fire hydrants in battling the blaze. The fire, at Gordon Burdick's ...read more
A free tax preparation program is showing some relief for residents around the Finger Lakes .  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA program is a free, IRS sponsored program that will prepa...read more
$15,000 in cash that was laying around as evidence from a murder case was allegedly too good to resist for one Hornell police officer.  Jennifer Speed was arrested this weekend for grand larcen...read more
A 32 year old Steuben County man died as a result of a farm accident over the weekend. Jarrod Rial of Caton was killed after being caught in the power-take off drive of a farm tractor. The accident h...read more
A van crashed into a Horseheads home, resulting in the death of the driver. Police say a Dodge Caravan was driving southbound on Grand Central Avenue around 8:15 Saturday night. The Dodge reportedly h...read more
A 48 year old Central New York man is facing felony sex charges after he allegedly had sexual contact with an underage Steuben County girl he met over the Interent.   Frank Taylor, the Sec...read more
$15,000 in cash that was laying around as evidence from a murder case was allegedly too good to resist for one Hornell police officer.  Jennifer Speed was arrested this weekend for grand larceny...read more
The two men accused of killing a Bath man October 30th at a vacant home in Corning have been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury.   23-year-old Jacob Horn, of Painted Post, and 20-year-...read more
An investigation by State Police and Steuben County Child Protective Services resulted in the arrest of a 33 year old Atlanta, New York, man on a felony rape charge. Nathan Shull is accused of allege...read more
A 21 year old Corning man was found not guilty of rape Monday.  Jordan Frysinger had been charged with three felony counts of rape and a felony count of criminal sex act following an incident th...read more
A Dundee man visiting an inmate at the Steuben County Jail Sunday was arrested.  Tino Rivas was charged after it was discovered he had a warrant out for his arrest.  Rivas was wanted on a S...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is once again teaming this year with the Venison Donation Program to help those in need.  The Food Bank's Missy Goetschius tells us more about this partnership....read more
The Steuben Library may see some new funding next year.  It would come from school taxes.  There is a proposition up for a vote on December 17th.  If it is passed 960 thousand dollars...read more
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For many, it's too early and it couldn't come at a worse time as we approach the busiest travel day of the year later this week.  The powerful storm that has hammered the West will hit the South ...read more
A Steuben County man has been arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching three children under the age of 17. 19-year-old Matthew Dubois is charged with three counts of forcible touching and enda...read more
An Onondaga County jail guard has been charged with allegedy raping a 17-year-old Steuben County runaway at his apartment.  Manlius Police went to the apartment of Frank Taylor Monday night in s...read more
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The search has ended for the man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that took place last Sunday night at a Sugar Creek convenience store in the village of Bath. Lucas Day has more.   ...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday traveled to Binghamton, New York to discuss how the approved casino gaming amendment has the potential to bring millions of dollars in new revenue to school district...read more
Charges have been filed against a Campbell man for a fatal car accident that happened April 21st in Painted Post.  Cory Haight is accused of driving under the influence of cocaine when he crosse...read more
The two men charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of a Bath man whose body was discovered Saturday were back in court Monday. 23 year old Jacob Horn of Painted Post and 20 year old Ryan Mo...read more
Two Steuben County men have been charged with murder following an investigation into the discovery of a body in a large kitchen cupboard of a vacant home in the city of Corning Saturday. 23-year-old ...read more
Two Chinese citizens were detained by deputies in Bath and one was turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a statement from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office.20 year old Ailing Zhe...read more
If your string cheese spoils before you get a chance to eat it,  check the sell-by date: if it falls between October 25, 2013 and February 11, 2014, throw it away. That's the word from the Food B...read more
A employee with the Steuben County Treasurer's Office has been arrested following an investigation by State Police into the report of missing money. Melissa Olin is accused of intentionally making a ...read more
A 55-year-old Canadian man who was pulled out of a western New York pond while rescuing a dog has died after being hospitalized. State police say Earl Gallant of Alberta died last Saturday morning at...read more
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a flood watch for Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties in anticipation of potential heavy rain expected in the area all day. Rain is expected t...read more
A 39 year old Steuben County woman has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon following the investigation into a domestic incident that allegedly occurred at her Town of Urbana residence.&n...read more
In an announcement Tuesday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has answered his request and will ease the over bearing rules to allow New York t...read more
A 64 year old Corning man has been arrested in connection with the arrest earlier this eyar of a wanted Steuben County woman facing kidnapping charges.         ...read more
According to a report issued Friday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli,  sales tax collections grew across New York State by 397 million dollars for the first half of 2013 compared to the same ...read more
Opening arguments are planned for Friday morning in Schuyler County court in the murder trial of Alice Trappler. The Steuben County woman faces numerous charges, including second degree murder and ...read more
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discussed issues of local importance at three stops in the Finger Lakes Tuesday. At Emerson Park in Auburn, the Senator called for an overhaul of regulations covering invas...read more
Heavy traffic is anticipated Sunday August 11th as the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen ensues.  As a result, County Route 16 will be used as a one-way traffic with three lanes of traffic gonig from Stat...read more
Fifteen counties confirmed to have cases of the Emerald Ash Borer in New York.  In response, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is urging for additional funding to help research, control and eradica...read more
Congressman Tom Reed will host four more town hall meetings Saturday, May 11th in Ontario, Steuben, and Tompkins counties. The meetings provide an opportunity for residents to express opinions and spe...read more
  9:30AM SATURDAY UPDATE: Power has been restored to all customers in the Finger Lakes, with the exception of one unlucky NYSEG customer in the town of Locke.3 AM SATURDAY UPDATE: NYSEG at 3 t...read more
State Police believe the two teens they arrested for allegedly burglarizing a home last Friday in the Southern Tier could be responsible for more than half-dozen burglaries in Steuben County. Followi...read more
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Last week, Corning Incorporated announced it will invest nearly $250 million for a 94,000 square-foot expansion of its diesel plant in the Steuben County town of Erwin creating 250 full-time jobs and ...read more
A 19 year old Steuben County man accused of having sex with an incapacitated girl last May faces more serious charges after a grand jury this week indicted him on three counts of rape and a single cou...read more
The death of a 27 year old Steuben County woman in Texas has been labelled as suspicious by authorities there.   The New Braunfels Police Department reports Melissa Eason was found dead in ...read more
Police in Steuben County have reported that they are currently holding 11 people who are suspected of being in the country illegally. According to the Steuben County Sheriff's Office, deputies found...read more
Texting while driving is a bad idea.  Texting while driving this summer is even worse.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a summer crackdown on distracted driving.  New York State Police ...read more
Some great economic news for the Southern Tier Thursday. Corning Incorporated says it will invest nearly $250 million for a 94,000 square-foot expansion of its diesel plant in the Steuben County town ...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has received a half-million dollar grant from the Corning Incorporated Foundation, naming the Food Bank’s warehouse. Natasha Thompson, Food Bank President say ...read more
The investigation into students smoking on one Steuben County high school campus resulted in the arrest of an 18 year old teen on a gun charge. The school resource officer assigned to Avoca Central S...read more
According to the state DEC's annual report, Steuben County led New York in total deer harvested during the 2012 hunting seasons.  More than 11-THOUSAND, 5-HUNDRED deer were killed in Steuben Cou...read more
Jury selection is expected to continue today in Schuyler County Court in the murder trial of Alice Trappler. Ten jurors have been chosen so far.  The Steuben County woman faces numerous charges,...read more
An investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrest of a 19 year old Bath resident on two counts of sexual misconduct charges.  Devin Klapp also faces two counts o...read more
A Prattsburgh woman faces multiple felonies after entering the Steuben County Office Building in Bath with a dagger.  Kadie Weaver is charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon, forgery...read more
The second Ovid teen arrested in the South Seneca bus and liquor store crime spree was sentenced in Seneca County Court Monday.  Now, 20 year old Adam Campbell was sentenced to 2-6 years in priso...read more
A man that is wanted for murder in Franklin County, Tennessee, could be hiding out in Steuben County. David Jenkins of Manchester, Tennessee is one of four people charged with first degree murder for...read more
Governor Cuomo today announced $12.2 million that will help 209 farms in 27 counties to protect New York's lakes, streams and rivers from potential agricultural runoff.  This assistance is awarde...read more
A  Steuben County grand jury has indicted a former corrections worker for his role in an armed robbery that occurred in late December.  Derek Storms was a probationary officer at the Steube...read more
A town in southern Steuben County is getting help from neighboring towns with highway maintenance after its highway barn was destroyed by fire.  Lindley Town Supervisor Gerald Simcoe says that th...read more
Texas Police say a murder suspect has surrendered for the death of a Steuben County woman in Texas. 27-year old Melissa Eason was found dead New Year's Eve in her apartment in Texas. Friday night&nbs...read more
A 32 year old Tennessee woman that used to live in Steuben County faces federal child pornography charges.  Tekilla Frisbie is charged with criminal complaint with production, receipt and distri...read more
Steuben County sold its Health Care Facility complex for close to 11-MILLION dollars Monday to Centers for Specialty Care Group LLC.  The sale of the 105 bed, four year old facility and the form...read more
A 56 year old Savona man has been arrested for allegedly forcibly touching a 14 year old teen.  A joint investigation  by State Police and Steuben County's Child Protective Services resulte...read more
A Binghamton man wanted for allegedly raping a 15 year old in the Broome County city was arrested Wednesday by State Police in Bath.  Christopher Eastburn was the subject of a 2 week manhunt tha...read more
Tourist spending is on the increase in New York, but some Finger Lakes counties aren't seeing as big an increase.  While New York tourists spent just over six percent more in 2012 than the previo...read more
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The Steuben County Legislature voted unanimously this week to approve a plan designed by Sheriff David Cole that would put retired police officers in county school districts as school resource officer...read more
A man accused of stealing a school bus returns to court in a couple weeks.  20 year old Alexander Vanvleet of Ovid will appear in Seneca County Court May 13th.  Prosecutors say Vanvleet t...read more
Rape Crisis of the Southern Tier, which has served Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties since 1996, has changed its name to the Sexual Assault Resource Center. The new name will come with a new...read more
The Corning man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Corning Veterans of Foreign Wars pleaded guilty in Steuben County Court Monday.  Edward Bassett was charged with third-degree fe...read more
A 28 year old female inmate at the Steuben County Jail is accused of injuring two corrections officers following an incident at the facility.  Catherine Gilbert is accused of becoming combative ...read more
The Steuben County teenager accused of keeping a woman as a sex slave will be back in court today.  19-year old Brandon Todd of Prattsburg is charged in U.S. District Court in Rochester with kid...read more
An Alberta, Canada man had to be rescued from a pond in Bath Wednesday night.  State Police and Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies were called to Camper's Haven Campground shortly before 8 p.m. f...read more
A 16 year old Bath teen has been arrested after he allegedly wrote terroristic threats on a men’s room wall at the Steuben County Office Building in the village. Scott Williams is charged with ...read more
The Humane Society of the United States' last week released its "A Horrible Hundred" list of dog breeding facilities, and five of the six dog breeding facilities in New York that made the top 100 are ...read more
A Steuben County man pulled over for allegedly driving drunk Saturday night had three teenagers in his car at the time of the incident.  40 year old Ryan Mehlenbacher of Cohocton tried to avoid ...read more
Earlier this month, former Steuben County District Attorney John Tunney was hired as a full-time assistant DA to work in Schuyler County District Attorney Joe Fazzary's office.    &nbs...read more
A Steuben County man has been arrested for impersonating a sheriff's deputy.  Thomas Spruck of Erwin is accused of calling 9-1-1 centers in Monroe and Steuben Counties demanding a person be arre...read more
Two people charged in connection with an alleged kidnapping attempt in the town of Bath last month have been indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury. 25 year old Sarah Murphy-Sears and 19 year old Br...read more
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Volunteer firefighters are needed across the Finger Lakes Region.  Local legislators including Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Assemblyman Phil Palmseano, are urging community members to ...read more
A 35 year old Bradford man has been indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury on assault and criminal mischief charges.  Michael Thomas is accused of injuring an 84 year old woman by striking her ...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of tougher gun measures into law Tuesday evening, immediately bolstering New York’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines while giving the sta...read more
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Emergency workers, town and village crews and department of transportation employees were out Tuesday looking for post-Hurricane Sandy storm damage. Schuyler County Director of Emergency Management Bi...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
A helicopter crashed shortly before 11 o'clock Friday morning in the Steuben County town of Kanona.  The incident happened near the Kanona rest area on Interstate 86.  The unidentified pilo...read more
The discovery of an active meth lab at a residence in Steuben County Monday night led to the arrest of 9 people.  Painted Post State Police discovered the operation in Caton as they were conduct...read more
The news coming out just before Independence Day really puts a lump in your throat. State  Senator Tom O’Mara  and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano  announced Tuesday Governor Andrew Cu...read more
Two people were arrested Monday in connection with a meth-related raid that took place at a State Route 226 home in Bradford in late December.  35 year old Jonathan Fernandes was charged with fe...read more
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200PM UPDATE  Main roads around the Finger Lakes have greatly improved since this morning. There are still lots of drifts on side streets, country roads and parking lots. It was just a little to...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
Update:  11:50 a.m. Closing arguments are finished in the Bryan Ashline murder trial in Steuben County Court in Bath and the case is now in the hands of the jury. Ashline again appeared on the s...read more
A crash involving a dump truck at the intersection of North Genesee and Steuben Streets in the village of Montour Falls Thursday resulted in a power outage for nearby residents.  The truck flipp...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier's 6th annual Fill the Bus campaign has come to a conclusion and the results are in. Here's the Food Bank's Missy Goetschius to tell us more. [audio:FilltheBus13resul...read more
Another person has been arrested in connection with a check fraud case in Steuben County.  45-year-old Christina Schlageter of Atlanta (New York) is charged with possession of a forged instrumen...read more
Running now through September 21st New York State Police are taking part in an effort to draw attention to Child Passenger Safety.  Safety Week is a nationwide effort to help give children the be...read more
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The 6th annual "Fill the Bus" campaign to benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Backpack Program is underway for the next two weeks.  As it has in year's past, Wegmans grocery stores in Co...read more
Two sites in Chemung and Steuben counties have been nominated for addition to the state and national registers of historic places. Harris Hill in Big Flats and the First Baptist Society of Bath have b...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
A Keuka College student injured in a 2 car accident July 17th died from her injuries late Sunday night.  Anastasia McManus of Painted Post had been in a coma at Robert Packer Hospital since the ...read more
  A stolen ATV was recovered in the town of Campbell Wednesday and resulted in the arrest of a Watkins Glen man.  State Police were called to a residence on County Route 125 for the repor...read more
The 22 year old Steuben County man that assaulted an infant last year in Campbell had his sentencing postponed this week until November 7th. Nathan Pierpont pleaded guilty earlier this year to reckles...read more
A Branchport teenager was arrested by Steuben County Sheriff's deputies after being accused of stealing credit cards and a car from her grandmother in an attempt to bail her boyfriend out of the Ste...read more
The investigation into a burglary that occurred Wednesday on Scudder road in the town of Campbell resulted in the arrest of two men. 32 year old Bruce Carpenter and 44 year old Kenneth Sutherland hav...read more
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The Steuben County Legislature has lent its full support to Sheriff David Cole's proposal to put retired police officers in county schools as school resource officers.  Under the proposal, distri...read more
One man is dead after a standoff in the town of Savona last night in which gunshots were allegedly fired at Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies.  The incident started shortly before 9 p.m. at 7091...read more
A 29 year old Bath man has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a woman as she jogged along a rural road in Steuben County. The 34 year old woman was jogging on County Route 3 in the town of T...read more
The combined jobless rates in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties reached 11.2 percent in January, the highest in more than 20 years. The combined unemployment rate was 9.7 percent in December and ...read more
Authorities say a pregnant Steuben County fugitive who escaped custody by jumping out a window at a Pennsylvania hospital has been charged with kidnapping a mother and baby during her getaway.  ...read more
Among the three people arrested last Friday for allegedly attempting a pair of armed robberies in the village of Bath was a 25 year old Steuben County corrections officer.  Derek Storms of Wells...read more
With the new year brings a new sheriff to Steuben County.  David Cole was sworn into the county's top law enforcement spot Tuesday.  Cole has  37 years of police experience, including ...read more
A Steuben County man, considered an expert on blood stain evidence, has been arrested by State Police for allegedly taking inappropriate pictures of an 11 year old girl.  Herb MacDonnell of Sout...read more
He's only 13, and now he's in big trouble after stealing a car in Steuben County, and damaging several State Police vehicles. According to state police, the boy left a Glove House Inc. facility in B...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
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Business leaders from around the Finger Lakes are invited to a luncheon and forum Thursday regarding the inequities in school aid in New York State and the negative impact they have on our local schoo...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 Steuben County Sheriff's Department has released the identity of the person found dead inside of a burning vehicle early Monday morning outside of the village of Arkport.  Thomas Ames the Se...read more
                  (Photo: Ithaca Journal)   Following a four hour standoff at his Steuben County home, a m...read more
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Schuyler and Steuben County senior citizens, their family members, and caregivers are invited to attend a free senior resource event hosted by Congressman Tom Reed this morning from 10:00am until noon...read more
A 58 year old Steuben County man was killed Thursday after being involved in a one vehicle fatal accident on State Route 414 in the town of Corning.  Michael Duell of Addison was driving a truck...read more
Schuyler County Judge Dennis Morris has issued a gag order in the murder case of a Steuben County woman facing trial on charges she arranged the killing of her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Bennett in the town...read more
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First it was a battle between Hammondsport and Penn Yan that was eventually won by the small Steuben County lake village.  Now, it's Watkins Glen's turn to try and take the crown of Budget Travel...read more
A nationally known criminologist from Steuben County is facing more sex related charges. State Police in Painted Post say 84-year old Herbert MacDonell of Corning, subjected a 16-year-old female to se...read more
He went on a joyride, and he's only 13, and now he's in BIG trouble after stealing a car in Steuben County, and damaging several State Police vehicles.  Troopers say the boy left the Glove House...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
A truck carrying thousands of gallons of road paint tipped over Wednesday morning, spilling it into lower Steuben Street in Montour Falls. The Schuyler County Emergency Management Office and Schuyler...read more
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A new congressional district brings along with it a new set of problems, challenges, and opportunities.   Congressman Tom Reed discovered that last night when he held his first Seneca Falls ...read more
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Strong thunderstorms and a reported tornado resulted in a great deal of damage in the Elmira area late Thursday afternoon. There were reports of trees and power lines down, and people trapped in build...read more
Strong thunderstorms made their way through Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties during the 2 o'clock hour.  There were scattered reports of downed tree limbs and power lines on the Dundee-Glenor...read more
The Penn Yan man that caused a July crash that killed a half-dozen Steuben County Amish residents will be sentenced this morning in Yates County Court. Steven Eldridge faces a prison term of 12 to 24...read more
Unemployment spiked in our area from December to January, according to figures released this week by the State Labor Department.            &nbs...read more
Friday's court appearance for the Penn Yan man accused of causing the deaths of a half dozen Steuben County Amish residents was postponed due to his attorney's illness. Steven Eldridge is charged with...read more
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(Albany, NY) -- The long-awaited new district maps for the New York State Legislature have been released and there are some changes to districts in the Finger Lakes. The state Legislative Task Force...read more
  A 44 year old Cohocton man was arrested over the weekend for texting while driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.  Michael Hamilton was traveling south on County Route 90 i...read more
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How about a slushy ? A slushy day that it is and not the 7-11 ice treat. Kevin Williams says as we move through the day we will have our first encounter with wet snow          ...read more
A 56 year old Livingston County woman was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Steuben County.  Sharon Decker was riding with a group of 10 other motorcyclists on County Route 119 in the t...read more
The investigation into a Facebook threat made against the Hammondsport school district resulted  to the arrest of a 52 year old Hammondsport man. Brian Peck faces felony making a terroristic thr...read more
A 52 year old Bath man faces multiple felony charges after he allegedly forced his way into a village apartment and held an occupant at knifepoint while demanding money. Kristopher Koerner is accused...read more
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A published report in Monday's Buffalo News claims between 2005 and this year, Congressman Tom Reed was tardy paying his property taxes 38 times.  The report claims Reed has paid close to 35-HUND...read more
A Steuben County man has been charged in connection with allegedly giving drugs to a Hammondsport woman that went missing last summer and was later found dead. Cory Haight of Campbell has been charge...read more
10 men and 2 women have been selected to sit on the jury in the murder trial of Alice Trappler in Schuyler County Court.  4 alternate jurors were also selected  The Steuben County woman fac...read more
The Cayuga County Legislature last night passed a resolution calling on  the state to repeal the New York SAFE Act. Cayuga County joins Livingston, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties in the Fing...read more
A former Steuben County man has surrendered to Texas authorities for the death of a former Hornell woman.  27 year old Melissa Eason was found dead New Year's Day by New Braunfels, Texas authorit...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
Earlier this morning, a truck carrying 1000 gallons of road paint tipped over, spilling the paint into the road on lower Steuben Street in Montour Falls.            &nb...read more
Albany, NY (July 23, 2012)   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $10.6 million in grants to help 159 farms in 27 counties protect New York's lakes, streams and rivers from agricultural r...read more
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The Steuben and Yates County Farm Service Agency would like to remind area dairy producers of some important program eligibility requirements for payment under the Milk Income Loss Contract program.&n...read more
At least eight businesses in Ontario and Steuben Counties have been targeted.  Police believe one man precently passed fake $20 dollar bills.   According to the 13WHAM.com the bills aren...read more
A 26 year old Bath man accused of deserting his post with the U.S. Army was captured Tuesday in the Steuben County village.  State Police arrested Ryan Davis on a fugitive of justice warrant.&nbs...read more
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The Steuben County Office of Emergency Services has released a report on their initial findings of the response to the July 18th tour bus accident on Interstate 390 in Avoca, that killed 2 people an...read more
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      Bishop  Robert  Cunningham, the Apostolic Administrator for the  Diocese of Rochester announced the start of the 2013-2014  Catholic Ministries Appeal tod...read more
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Turn the air conditioner off when you go to bed tonight and throw on an extra blanket. Meterologist Kevin Williams says it could be a chilly night in the Finger Lakes. [audio:Earlyfrostpossible.mp3]A ...read more
A former employee of a Steuben County domestic violence shelter is accused of stealing drugs from a client she worked with at the Arbor Development Facility in Bath.  Tara Harvey allegedly stole...read more
In one second everything can change.  That's the motto Seneca County STOP-DWI Coordinator Undersheriff Gary Sullivan is using at the Seneca County Fair exhibit.  Sullivan is inviting members...read more
A 43 year old Monroe County woman remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after being involved in a jet ski collision on Keuka Lake Independence Day. According to the Steuben County ...read more
A tractor trailer rollover left a smelly mess in Bath Saturday afternoon. The Steuben County Sheriff's Department says the big rig rolled over on Shattuck Road at about 3:40 Saturday afternoon, spilli...read more
UPDATE 7:50PM: There are currently 131 customers without power in Steuben County in the towns of Erwin, Freemont and Hornellsville. Power has been restored in Tompkins and Schuyler Counties.----------...read more
A former Steuben County resident was stabbed to death Monday night by her boyfriend, who then turned a gun on himself in their Niagara Falls home. 31 year old Elizabeth Wilson, a graduate of Avoca an...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
State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal car accident that occurred Thursday morning in the Steuben County town of Pulteney.  One of the people involved in the crash was kill...read more
An early morning fire in Steuben County killed two people Tuesday.  Investigators are still combing thru the charred remnants of the home on Kimble Hill Road in the town of Corning, where the fir...read more
The case of the one time volunteer coach and firefighter accused of sexually abusing a young boy in Canandaigua will go to the Ontario County Grand Jury after he  waived a preliminary hearing tod...read more
Bill Nojay of Pittsford, Monroe County, host of the Bill Nojay Show a conservative talk show on Finger Lakes News Radio's WGVA/WAUB and former chairman of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation...read more
  An 18-year-old Bath man is facing charges after a stabbing at the Bath Plaza late Friday night. Village Police arrested Bryant Conley and charged him with assault and driving while intoxicat...read more
Prattsburgh town highway workers have their first contract, a 2 year deal that calls for a 2 percent pay increase, retroactive to the beginning of 2010 when negotiations between the union and Steuben ...read more
  Sentencing is scheduled for this morning for the Albany County man found guilty for the Father's Day 2010 murders of his ex-girlfriend and their infant son in the village of Bath.  Bria...read more
A 24-year-old Addison man continues to recover at home after being run over by a pick-up truck towing an ATV trailer Sunday. Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies say Nathan Ingraham was lying in an uncu...read more
A 59-year-old convicted sex offender, working at the Steuben County Fair, was arrested by Steuben County Sheriff's deputies. Donald Goodwin of Elmira failed to update his current address, which is r...read more
A survey team from the National Weather Service confirms that a tornado packing 100 mile-an-hour winds touched down Steuben County, uprooting some trees and damaging a barn. The storm hit Saturday ni...read more
Runner's Headband Camera Capture's First Bomb Explosion- UPDATE- 4/16/13 5:30am - There were still people running in the race when those bombs went off. One Steuben County native just crossed the fi...read more
Judge Craig Doran has been reappointed to lead the Seventh Judicial District for another term. Doran was first elected in November of 1999 and re-elected in November 2009 as Ontario County Court Judge...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
6:15 PM UPDATE 10/03/12- The subject of a manhunt in Steuben County is now in custody. State Police say they apprehended Tyler Davis, 19, of Penn Yan on County Route 7 near Avoca. The search for Dav...read more
A Steuben County animal control officer has been charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a forged instrument.  John Ballam of Pulteney was arrested after an investigation by Bath S...read more
A burglary in the Steuben County town of Campbell overnight Wednesday resulted in a fuel spill. State Police report construction equipment was stolen from a storage trailer at Hakes Landfill late Tue...read more
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The Hussman Foundation of Maryland is offering a 58-thousand dollar challenge grant to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier so they can buy a 3rd refrigerated truck for their fleet. Food Bank Communicat...read more
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  It has been an eventful two days in the investigation of a murder that happened last week in the Town of Dix.  One suspect took his own life, then police arrested two other...read more
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Four teens caught in South Carolina and wanted in a Steuben County home invasion robbery last month are now heading back to New York and facing more charges.  They are accused of stealing a South...read more
A settlement has been reached in a sex discrimination case against former Steuben County Sheriff Richard Tweddell.  Sgt. Jennifer Reed filed the charges in 2007 when Tweddell was still the county...read more
  Under the new plan, assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb would see his district change.  He will no longer represent parts of five counties - instead he will represent all of Ontario and...read more
(Geneva, NY) -- Represenatives from the natural gas industry will address Geneva-area residents at a town hall-style meeting this coming Tuesday, November 15th, at the North Street School in Geneva. &...read more
    Three people have been arrested in connection with a reported home invasion that occurred in the village of Savona early Thursday morning.  33 year old Jason Loper and 24 year o...read more
Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike says the man charged with a half-dozen counts of felony criminally negligent homicide, for the July 19th accident that killed six members of the Steuben County Amish com...read more
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Devolpment Council holds a local meeting in Geneva on Wednesday night August 31st.  The meeting begins at 6pm at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront. The public is invi...read more
The Steuben County Fair returns to Bath, starting today. Country music legends Pam Tillis and Lori Morgan will play at the fair grandstand Saturday night. The grandstand will be home to demolition de...read more
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UPDATE 1:33 p.m. -- Thursday, July 21 ...A Yates County Grand Jury will now be impaneled to review the facts and evidence surrounding Tuesday afternoons accident that killed 5 Amish farmers and i...read more
A proposed three year contract, that would increase the cost of boarding federal inmates at the Steuben County Jail, will be voted on by the Steuben County Legislature next week. Under the deal, th...read more
A 20 year old Schuyler County man faces multiple charges after he allegedly entered a village of Avoca residence Sunday afternoon and assaulted its occupant. Ryan Hall is accused of choking and repea...read more
An elderly Steuben County couple was killed and their daughters hospitalized after fire broke out in their town of Addison home early Monday morning.  80 year old Thomas Elliot and his 78 year o...read more
New charges have been levied against the Bath woman that already faces federal charges for allegedly kidnapping a Pennsylvania woman and her 6 month old baby more than a month ago. Billie Jo Ribble n...read more
A Steuben County Grand Jury has indicted an elderly Wayland man with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a neighbor in the neck. 78 year old Raymond O’Keefe is accused of stabbing Laura Tho...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
The death of 28 year old Melissa Sherry of Hammondsport remains under investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department.  Sherry was reported missing August 25th after last being seen in ...read more
Another arrest has been made in the investigation of a sexual abuse complaint that occurred at a home on Keuka Lake back in May.  19 year old Cedric Hairston of Utica is charged with being an ac...read more
The State Legislature has approved legislation to designate a portion of Interstate 390 in Steuben County as the “Sergeant Devin Snyder Memorial Highway.” Snyder, the first female soldier...read more
According to an article in Wednesday's New York Times, the Cuomo administration is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing on a limited basis to towns located in the Southern Tier that want it. An ...read more
A Bath woman has been charged with trying to run over her former boyfriend with a car last week.                  ...read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in the first twelve hours of Operation Hang Up more than 150 drivers were ticketed for using hand-held devices. One State Trooper issued eight tickets in ...read more
Three Maryland teenagers are under arrest following the disappearance of an Ontario County teenager from her high school Monday morning. This after an Amber Alert was issued for the missing 16-year ...read more
  A Campbell man faces multiple charges after State Police arrested him for allegedly stealing from mailboxes.  27 year old Derek Wood is charged with buglary, criminal contempt and crimi...read more
462-THOUSAND dollars in grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice has been earmarked for Yates, Steuben and Chemung Counties.  The grants can be used to fight human trafficking, battle dome...read more
During his arraignment this morning in Yates County Court, 42 year old Steven Eldridge of Penn Yan pleaded not guilty for causing the July 19th accident that killed 6 Steuben County Amish farmers an...read more
A 22-year-old Campbell man has been indicted by a Steuben County grand jury on child sex abuse charges. Nathan Pierpont was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child, course of conduct aga...read more
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Steuben County is not only home to 2012's "Coolest Small Town in America" in Hammondsport but it now can claim it's home to this year's "Most Fun Small Town in America." Rand McNally officially named ...read more
After extensive flooding, roads in Steuben and Schuyler Counties are re-opened. The state Department of Transportation says the bridge over Buck Hollow in the town of Hornby, and the culvert on 414 in...read more
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State legislators want to remind you that the Annual Recruit New York is coming up Friday and Saturday.  Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says local fire departments are opening up their doors looking ...read more
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The Dundee Area Meals on Wheels is a self-sustaining, not-for-profit volunteer organization serving the Dundee school district since 1983. Pat Woodard tells us more....[audio:DundeeMealsonWheels.MP3] ...read more
Here are the links to Finger Lakes Area Counties, and their individual 2012 county election results. Cayuga County Chemung County Monroe County Ontario County Onondaga County Schuyler County Se...read more
Fire companies from 7 Yates and Steuben County departments were called to battle a house fire Sunday afternoon at 3109 Bath Road in the town of Milo.  When Penn Yan firefighters arrived at the h...read more
A Steuben County based call center is looking to hire about 300 new employees. People interested in applying for a job at Sitel are encouraged to do so at their website.  A formal job fair will n...read more
A 55 year old Bath man is in Steuben County Jail after he threatened village police with a club.  Reginald Applewhite was arrested Saturday after police responded to a complaint at the Colonial ...read more
  A strong thunderstorm brought heavy winds, lots of lightning and hail to Tompkins County just before 8 p.m. Thursday.Emergency dispatchers say the storm knocked down trees and power lines acro...read more
The body of a woman was found inside of a burning car early Monday morning in Steuben County. Authorities were called to the scene on State Route 961-F around 3 a.m. Monday.     &...read more
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Steuben County Public Works Commissioner Vincent Spagnoletti has a unique idea on how to trim the grass at the county's landfill in Bath this summer.... [audio:goatsSteubenlandfill.MP3]   &...read more
  A Steuben County teenager has been charged with a count of felony criminal sexual act following a joint investigation by State Police and the county's Child Protective Services department.&n...read more
New York State Police have yet to release details but The Wellsville Reporter newspaper says State Police have arrested a man and a woman at a Wellsville Trailer park following a stand-off with SWAT o...read more
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The search is on for two people, in a pickup truck ,that led State Police on a chase in Steuben County early this morning, during which shots were fired at troopers. Troop E spokesperson Mark O...read more
A Steuben County man has been charged with felony witness tampering and bribing just weeks before his attempted murder trial is scheduled to begin. Steven Brockway of Canisteo is accused of tampering...read more
A Bath woman whom Steuben County deputies have sought for the past four months was apprehended as a fugitive Friday in Mansfield.25 year old Billie Joe Ribble, was captured by state police in the park...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
An inmate at the Steuben County Jail has been arrested for assaulting a corrections officer.  23 year old Eric Drake of Hornell now faces assault charges.  Investigators say Drake was invol...read more
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Business leaders from around the Finger Lakes are invited to a luncheon and forum later this month regarding the inequities in school aid in New York State and the negative impact they have on our loc...read more
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The 5th annual "Fill the Bus" campaign to benefit the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Backpack Program kicked off its two week run this past Friday.  As it has in year's past, Wegmans grocery st...read more
A Prattsburgh man has been identified as the person killed in a motorcycle accident last weekend in the Steuben County township.  State Police believe 59 year old Robert Smith was involved in th...read more
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We're three weeks removed from the end of the school year and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's Summer Food Service program, "Picnics in the Park" is now in full swing.  Communications manager...read more
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory, in concern of Ozone pollutants.  The advisory will be in effect from 11a.m. through 11p.m ...read more
A 4-year-old Amish boy has been found dead around 10:30am Friday after drowning in a pond by his family farm in the Town of Wheeler, Steuben County.  Reportedly, the little boy did not know how t...read more
There was a slight drop in unemployment in Schuyler County in February.  According to figures released Tuesday by the state, the jobless rate in Schuyler dropped from 9.9 percent in January to 9....read more
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Steven Eldridge, the Penn Yan man that caused a July crash that killed a half-dozen Steuben County Amish residents, will spend the next 12 to 24 years in prison after being sentenced Tuesday morning i...read more
Police in Steuben County are still looking for two men that held an elderly couple at gunpoint inside their Erwin home early Friday morning, before stealing money from them and taking their car. ...read more
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Energy development, and natural gas development in particular, is at the forefront of many discussions in our region and communities have been left wondering what they can do to prepare for it.  ...read more
  A joint investigation by Painted Post State Police and Steuben County Child Protective Services has resulted in the arrest of a 47 year old town of Urbana man.  Timothy Mortensen is cha...read more
A Prattsburgh man was arrested over the weekend after authorities say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old boy.  Investigators with the Steuben County Sheriff’s office report 20-year-o...read more
A registered nurse in Steuben County has been arrested on burglary and official misconduct charges after she allegedly demanded prescription drugs from a homecare patient. Michelle Boarder is accused...read more
A Steuben County man has been charged for allegedly assaulting his mother. 37-year-old Joseph Leccardone is accused of assaulting his unidentified 61-year-old mother, last Friday, at her home in Arkpo...read more
A Steuben County man was arrested Monday on felony attempted rape.  Anthony Keeler of Hornell was charged after he was led to believe he'd be meeting up with a 12 year old girl for sex in the nei...read more
Two people have been arrested for an altercation that took place earlier this week in the Steuben County village of Avoca.  According to Bath State Police, 20 year old Samantha Campbell and 24 y...read more
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5pm UPDATE - A very strong storm moved along the 104 corridor Wednesday afternoon from Monroe County, through Wayne and Cayuga Counties, and then into Oswego County. The National Weather Service says...read more
Eight people were arrested Friday night by officers manning two fixed sobriety checkpoints. Those arrested for DWI were in the age range of 25 to 55. In addition, three were arrested for marijuana po...read more
A former standout Steuben County girls basketball player is now in Steuben County Jail after being arrested as a fugitive from justice and that's only the beginning of her troubles. 35 year old Billi...read more
A one time firefighter and youth coach was arraigned in Ontario County Court today on a 35 count indictment for allegedly sexually abusing 3 boys. 37 year old Leslie Hoke faces charges that include ...read more
A 63 year old Corning man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Corning Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Edward Bassett is charged with third-degree felony grand larceny, indicating the...read more
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The Farm Service Agency for Yates and Steuben Counties has sent out a reminder that foreign investors that have bought or sold agricultural land in the two counties must report the transaction within ...read more
Two people were killed Thursday when a helicopter crashed near the Chemung River in the city of Corning. The helicopter contracted by NYSEG crashed while inspecting transmission lines just inside the ...read more
43 year old Steven Kelly is accused of alledgedly breaking his way into an off-duty deputy sheriff's house in the middle of the night late Saturday in North Hornell. state Police arrested kelly after ...read more
CLINTON -- Convicted child murderer Eric Smith, who was a child himself when the crime took place, will try to convince a state parole board tomorrow that he should be set free; a decision is then exp...read more
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New York egg farmer Kreher’s Fresh Farm Eggs, a third generation family owned business, made a unique donation to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier this week, 36-THOUSAND eggs.  The Food B...read more
A 28 year old Ithaca man, who serves as a Tompkins County legislator, has announced he will run for the proposed 23rd Congressional District seat, which, if approved, would include Seneca, Yates, Schu...read more
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The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a high wind warning for MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON and ONTARIO- counties from 5pm this afternoon to 2 am Saturday. The National Weather...read more
At approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night,  Steuben County 911 center received a call of a derailed train at the Dresser Rand facility in Painted Post. Painted Post fire & police departments...read more
Following completion of a mental health evaluation, the former funeral director in Bath and Savona --charged with failing to bury human remains and embezzling funeral costs -- has been found not ...read more
A Steuben County homeowner returned after a week away to find four people using his garage making methamphetamine. The suspects fled the scene on foot. Law enforcement responded to the State Lin...read more
A conservation easement was recently established for 23 acres of land adjacent to Birdseye Hollow State Forest in Bradford. The land had been used as a retreat by a New York City couple that arranged ...read more
Republican Congressman Tom Reed is facing criticism after paying his property taxes late 38 times between 2005 and 2013 including 18 times while in Congress. Reed serves on the tax-writing Ways and Me...read more
The former pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Corning has been arrested on felony grand larceny charges.  State Police say Christopher Mathewson served as the church's pastor from 2007 t...read more
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed during a police standoff and barn fire last Monday night in the town of Bath. According to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's offic...read more
A few more details have been released by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department regarding that standoff Monday night in the town of Savona.   Deputies responded to the home on Velie Road s...read more
The New York State Department of Transportation announced that, weather permitting, on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, the first course of paving on state Route 226 will begin from the Steuben/Schuyler Count...read more
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Once again this year, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is taking part in the Feinstein Foundation's one-MILLION dollar Challenge to fight hunger. The Food Bank's Missy Smith tells more about the Cha...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
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An auction will be held later this month for the Keuka Maid dinner boat, which has sat idle at its dock in the town of Urbana since 2005. Brzostek’s Auction Service out of Phoenix, New York, wil...read more
An inmate at the Steuben County Jail has been arrested for assaulting a corrections officer.  23 year old Eric Drake of Hornell now faces assault charges.  Investigators say Drake was invol...read more
A former employee of Corning Incorporated has been arrested on felony grand larceny charges following an indictment handed up by a Steuben County grand jury.  While an employee of Corning, Kendr...read more
A Steuben County father and daughter have been arrested for stealing more than 50-THOUSAND dollars from the trust fund of an elderly Canisteo man. 60 year old Dale Freeland and 35 year old Barbara Fr...read more
According to the New York State Department of Corrections, Eric Smith was denied parole at his hearing Wednesday.  The Savona man, now serving a life sentence for killing 4 year old Derrick Robie...read more
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There is currently a bill on the New York State Assembly floor that would give BOCES the authority to basically come in and evaluate component school districts.  Prattsburgh School Superintendent...read more
State Police, responding to a domestic dispute in the Steuben County town of Tuscarora late Monday night, discovered a meth lab inside the home.  10 grams of methamphetamine along with a number ...read more
      Richard Hill Jr.  (photo: Facebook) A 35 year old Savona man was shot and killed by members of a State Police SWAT team following a close to four hour standoff i...read more
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The double murder trial of 24-year-old Brian Ashline had been scheduled to start Thursday with jury selection. It's now likely to happen in the fall. Steuben County DA John Tunney says the trial has ...read more
Additional charges have been filed in connection with the death of an 18 year old Wayland teenager in May. 25 year old Kyle O'Neal of Wayland was initially charged with drunken driving after he alleg...read more
Here's something you very rarely, if ever, hear of someone being arrested for.  A Bath man has been charged with felony first-degree contempt after placing an ad in a local newspaper.  Steu...read more
Richard Van Gorden, the Steuben County man that was convicted of attempting to murder two New York State Troopers that were chasing him in the Town of Hornellsville in September 2011, was sentenced 40...read more
A man wanted in the shooting of a 2 year old girl November 27th in Niagara Falls was arrested last month in Corning for allegedly strangling his wife.  32 year old Willie Scott Junior was arrest...read more
A 42 year old Schuyler County man was one of the two people killed Thursday when a helicopter crashed near the Chemung River in the city of Corning. The helicopter, contracted by New York State Electr...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
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This week, Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, which has helped nearly 3-THOUSAND families in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties since 1981, underwent a name change.  The Agency's Pres...read more
A Steuben County hospital announced this week it will immediately begin cutting the equivalent of 18 full-time jobs. Officials at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell say a continued decline in patien...read more
An explosion ignited by a natural gas leak has destroyed a home in Steuben County Friday, injuring a man and his grandson.   Corning Fire Chief John Tighe says 86-year-old Robert Young was at hom...read more
A 25 year old Pennsylvania man was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred in Steuben County late Sunday night.  Joshua Wilcox was traveling north on County Route 116 in the town of Lindle...read more
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The consolidation of the Yates and Steuben County USDA Farm Service Agency offices has been given final approval, meaning the office in Penn Yan will close August 31st. Steuben County FSA Executive D...read more
The 17-year-old Ovid teenager accused of invading and burglarzing a Steuben County home was formally charged Thursday.  Sarah Smith is accused of invading a Town of Erwin home last month with thr...read more
Two Steuben County corrections officers have been charged in connection with the 2010 assault of an inmate.  28 year old Jonathan Barkley of Corning is charged with assault, official misconduct,...read more
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Governor Cuomo presents his 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget for the State Tuesday and 136th District Assemblyman Phil Palmesano wants him to focus sharply on job creation. Palmesano says job creation sta...read more
  An arrest has been made in a Thanksgiving-day homicide that occurred in the Steuben County Town of Corning.  On Friday afternoon, State Police investigators located and arrested 49-year...read more
A tour bus carrying approximately 30 passengers overturned on an upstate New York highway last night, injuring close to 20 people. A dispatcher for the Broome County Sheriff's Department says four pe...read more
The manager of an adult assisted living facility in Steuben County has been charged with multiple felonies after being accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a resident.    &nbs...read more
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The Rape Crisis of the Southern Tier, which has served Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben Counties since 1996, has changed its name. Their community affairs coordinator Sarah Blagg tells us the new name an...read more
The cause of an early Tuesday morning barn fire near the Yates-Steuben County line remains under investigation.  Branchport-Keuka Park, Penn Yan, Middlesex, Potter, Benton, Pulteney and Hammonds...read more
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In New York, the flu is already widespread. So far this year, 44 of the state’s 62 counties -- including Yates, Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben have confirmed cases of influenza. Sara Christensen ...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
Four men have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred in Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties. 25 year old Andrew Griffin of Penn Yan, 24 year old Zachary Druker of Gene...read more
Police continue their search for a missing 28 year old Hammondsport woman last seen on Saturday.  According to the Steuben County Sheriff''s Department, Melissa Sherry was last spotted around 8 ...read more
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Eleven housing rehabilitation and community development projects have signed contracts with the state and are moving forward with the first stages of more than 3-MILLION dollars in awards from Governo...read more
Two Seneca County men face new charges in Steuben County in connection with a crime spree that stretched from New York to South Carolina.  On February 24th, 19-year olds-Alexander VanVleet and A...read more
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Yates County farmers are getting word today that the local USDA Farm Service Agency office in Penn Yan will close on August 31st and be consolidated with the office in Bath. Steuben County FSA Executi...read more
Three Steuben County men have been arrested in connection with a series of related daytime burglaries in Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties that have occurred over the past few months.  60 yea...read more
A Steuben County man was rescued from the frigid waters of Keuka Lake on Friday after a swift response by New York State Police scuba divers and Hammondsport firefighters.  The victim was identi...read more
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Ontario, Yates and Steuben Counties, which is in effect from Sunday at 11 p.m. through Monday 7 p.m. A heavy wet snow is ex...read more
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  Parmenter Incorporated, a tire and automotive business with locations in Odessa, Montour Falls and Geneva has made a 119-THOUSAND dollar donation to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. ...read more
A 29-year-old Bath man was arrested Tuesday after engaging village police and a Steuben County Sheriff's SWAT team in a standoff for more than two hours. When Bath Police attempted to arrested David ...read more
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A dozen residents from Yates, Schuyler and Steuben Counties gathered at Pulteney Park in Hammondsport Monday night for a vigil to oppose strikes on Syria. Each resident, while holding a candle, spoke ...read more
The Steuben County Industrial Development Agency has confirmed there will be no layoffs at the Philips Lighting plant in Bath before it closes for good at the end of next year.  Two weeks ago, P...read more
Two Steuben County men were arrested over the weekend for firing shots inside of a vehicle.  Sheriff's Deputies received a call around 11 Saturday night regarding a suspicious vehicle on Atkin Ro...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
The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a Hammondsport woman has resulted in the arrest of a Campbell man.  35 year old Cory Haight was charged with possession of a hyp...read more
A Watkins Glen man, already in Chemung County Jail, was arrested this week on a warrant in connection with an August incident in which a Steuben County resident returned home to find him and others al...read more
A 60 year old Bradford man has been arrested on grand larceny charges following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department.  Wendall Dillion is accused of allegedly using a cred...read more
The Farm Service Agency will host an Open House on March 27, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the following locations:   Steuben County FSA Office (Bath, NY) Allegany County FSA office ...read more
A Steuben County grand jury has upgraded a manslaughter charge to murder against a Corning man that allegedly killed his former live in girlfriend last November in the town of Gibson.  Joseph Dix...read more
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New York State Divisionof Criminal Justice Services and Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy have teamed up to begin the Annual Law Enforcement Basic Police Academy of the Finger Lakes where the offic...read more
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It's a challenge . Ontario County Court Judge Craig Doran has been the Administrative Judge for the eight county Seventh Judicial District for the last 10 months and on the Finger Lakes Morning News t...read more
Charges could soon be filed against the 19-year-old woman who State Police say was a passenger inside the pickup truck with an Addison man early Tuesday morning, when the driver allegedly fired shots ...read more
The 21-year-old Corning man accused of sexually abusing two young children was in Steuben County Court Tuesday to hear evidence in the case against him. Brian Griswold is accused of having oral sex w...read more
A bill that will permanently authorize rifle hunting in Yates, Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties has been approved by the state Legislature. Since 2008, rifle hunting has been allowed on a trial ...read more
A half-dozen “texting zones” will be set up along 6 State roadways that bisect Steuben County that will encourage drivers to pull over rather than text and drive at the same time. It&rs...read more
Reports of flooding are being called into local sheriff's office in Ontario and Wayne Counties.  The forecast is still calling for more rain through Friday.  The New York State Department of...read more
A 25 year old Steuben County woman has been arrested on arson charges following an investigation by State Police and the Steuben County Fire Investigation Unit. Amanda Buchanan is accused of starting...read more
The discovery of a small meth cooking operation in his motel room led to the arrest of a 36 year old Bath man.               &nbs...read more
 Cindy Kimble, President of Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, has announced the publication of the 2013 Finger Lakes Travel Guide.  The FLTA guide is the only tourism industry publication that ...read more
Some good news from a Steuben County employer. Bombardier has announced it will not be closing its rail car repair facility just outside of Bath, saving thirty five jobs.  In December, the compa...read more
A 61 year old Steuben County man has been charged with animal cruelty.  William Storms of Cohocton is accused of injuring a dog on West Steuben Street in the village of Bath by striking it with ...read more
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Immediately following the path of destruction left behind from last Thursday's devasting storms and tornadoes that raveged portions of Chemung County, more than 40 fire departments from outside county...read more
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The National Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes touched down in Chemung and Steuben Counties Thursday afternoon.  The first hit 7 miles southwest of Corning, the second struck near South C...read more
What if you turned on the TV and discovered your neighbor was one of "America's Most Wanted"? It happened to a Steuben County woman. She was watching an episode of America’s Most Wanted, realiz...read more
A 24 year old female inmate at the Steuben County Jail was arrested on assault charges over the weekend after she allegedly burned another inmate.  Stephanie Snavely is accused of throwing a con...read more
The criminal case against the former Steuben County funeral home owner that police say failed to bury bodies and defrauded customers out of approximately 200-THOUSAND dollars has been dismissed by cou...read more
The Savona man now serving a life sentence for killing 4 year old Derrick Robie in August of 1993 in the Steuben County village will seek parole today.         ...read more
The Elmira man convicted earlier this year of killing a Corning resident last June was sentenced in Steuben County Court Monday to 25 years to life in prison.   Marland Brooks was convicted of m...read more
An Ovid teenager is now being held in the Steuben County Jail. 17-year old Sarah Smith was arraigned Saturday on a first-degree burglary charge in Corning Town Court.  She is suspected in a Febu...read more
The following is a News Release from the Steuben County Sheriff's Department:  The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit reports an update in the ongoing investigatio...read more
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The 42 year old Penn Yan man accused of causing the multi-vehicle crash on Pre-Emption Road in the town of Benton last summer that killed six members of the Steuben County Amish community has pled gui...read more
The 22 year old man that assualted his then-girlfriend's infant son in Campbell last year was sentenced to five years in prison this week.  Nathan Pierpont of Campbell pleaded guilty this year ...read more
The Steuben County man charged with the attempted murder of two State Troopers this week has an extensive criminal past.  38-year-old Richard VanGorden of Addison was arraigned late Tuesday nig...read more
A Steuben County man that left his five month old son unsupervised last month was charged with misdemeanors this week. 23 year old Cory Hunt faces endangering the welfare of a child and criminal posse...read more
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State Senator Tom O'Mara has been named to co-chair a nine-member State Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency. The panel's job is to "uncover waste, inefficiency and mismanagement throughout th...read more
Six people have been arrested for allegedly selling alcohol to minors. All six worked at businesses in the Village of Bath. They were charged with first degree unlawfully dealing with a child, a misde...read more
Click here for the Steuben County election results.   #Steuben...read more
The initial investigation into the death of 28 year old Melissa Sherry of Hammondsport has turned up no evidence of foul play. Sherry was reported missing August 25th after last being seen in the town...read more
The Yates County Sheriffs Office has released information on a meth lab bust that took place last Thursday at a house on State Route 14 A in the Town of Starkey The following people were arrested &n...read more
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When they meet tonight, Schuyler County legislators will be asked to to approve an agreement with Southern Tier Network, a not-for-profit local development corporation established to own, build and ma...read more
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After jury deliberations the verdict is in...Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker tells YNN,  Marland Brooks was found guilty of murdering and robbing Clark Van Etten in his Corning home...read more
  The investigation into an alleged rape of a 14 year old girl in Steuben County resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Town of Urbana man.  Dakota Mastin was charged with a felony coun...read more
A 63 year old Corning man was arrested Monday after he struck a State Trooper with his car.  John Creeley was charged with reckless endangerment and unlawful fleeing after investigators say he i...read more
Guilty on all counts . A Steuben County jury Wednesday found Bryan Ashline guilty in the killing of his infant son Xavier, and former girlfriend Trieste Clayton on Father's Day 2010 in her Bath home. ...read more
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Keuka Lake near Penn Yan on a glorious early October 2010 afternoon. Photo by Glenda Nash.   This holiday weekend should be a dandy for visiting leaf peepers. Temps will be in the upper 70's...read more
The former Corning East High School teacher that pleaded guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student was sentenced to 15 days in jail Tuesday. 40-year-old Teri Decker admitted to e...read more
In less than 24 hours, listeners and Facebook fans of Finger Lakes Country, WFLR, responded to a call from station staff to help the families of the Steuben County Amish communities that were effect...read more
A possible phone scam involving an unsolicited phone call and home security questions is being reported in Steuben County. According to Sheriff Joel Ordway, several people have reported receiving ca...read more
Today is the final day of the 194th Steuben County Fair in Bath. Last night, fairgoers were treated to a country double bill featuring Confederate Railroad and JT Hodges. On tap today is the finals of...read more
A Steuben County woman died in a late Wednesday night accident on I-86 in Chemung County. State Police in Horseheads said 39 year old Jennifer Buxton from Hornell died when she crashed her mini-van i...read more
An FLCC student accidentally left his flash drive at school, and what was found on it is what led to his arrest. 20-year old Rion Lord of Wayland has been charged with possessing child pornography a...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
A day long trial held earlier this week in Urbana Town Court saw a jury rule that Keuka Maid owner Robert Pfuntner is a squatter. Pfunter's dinner boat has been docked in Urbana since it failed to co...read more
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    Several local Offices of Emergency Services have received numerous questions regarding Chinese Lanterns or Sky lanterns, thus generating a need for clarification on the safety of the...read more
"Not guilty" was the plea entered in Schuyler County Court Thursday by the Steuben County woman charged in connection with the murder of her ex-boyfriend.  40 year old Alice Trappler of Addison ...read more
A 21 year old Campbell woman is in jail after authorities say she was found to be in possession of 24 bags of crack cocaine. Kodie Grant of Campbell was charged with criminal possession and criminal s...read more
54-year-old Patrick Thayer was taken to Steuben County jail after allegedly soliciting sexual contact with a 14-year-old child through Facebook and text messages.  The Town of Woodhull family fir...read more
Several artists, organizations and schools in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung County have been awarded more than 64-THOUSAND dollars in Decentralization and Local Capacity Building grants by the ARTS Co...read more
  Following a five month investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department and State Police, a 26 year old Bath man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly raping a 7 year old girl....read more
Here are links to many Finger Lakes Area counties and their Board of Election's websites with the latest updated infromation on the 2011 local election results.      &nbs...read more
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department and the Steuben County Department of Social Services Fraud and Legal Affairs Unit announce the arrests of Thomas J. Whalen, age 31, and Donna M Whalen, ag...read more
A 33-year-old Prattsburgh man is accused of threatening Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies with a 30-inch sword during a check the welfare complaint at his Butts Road residence earlier this week. ...read more
A former town justice for a Steuben County township was arrested Wednesday and charged with falsifying records and keeping fine money for his own personal use. A three-week investigation by the Ste...read more
Funeral services were held over the weekend for the five Amish victims of last week's accident on Pre-Emption Road. The funerals took part over a span of two days in the Steuben County communities of ...read more
New York State Electric and Gas is working on a power outage in the Gang Mills area of Steuben County.  NYSEG reports approximately 445 customers without power.  The American Red Cross has e...read more
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Farms across the state are experiencing difficulty with their crops due to non-stop rain and heat.  County Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Steuben and Yates Counties De...read more
A Wayland man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit and run in Steuben County. At around 7:20 Friday morning, State Police said they found the body of James Mitchell, 18, lying along Coun...read more
A Bath man was arrested Friday after allegedly trying to enter the Steuben County Office Building while carrying a loaded carbon dioxide-powered air pistol. Clay Hageman is accused of attempting to e...read more
An early Sunday morning fire in Steuben County claimed the life of an 89 year old woman.  Firefighters were called to a home on Swale Road in Cameron shortly after 7 Sunday morning after Bruce Ju...read more
The Corning man that stole thousands of dollars from the Corning Veterans of Foreign Wars was sentenced to six months in Steuben County Jail Monday.  Edward Bassett was also ordered to pay more ...read more
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  The 2013 County Health Rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have just come out. In New York, Livingston County is the healthiest. Yates ranks 6th, Ontario 11th, Seneca 23rd, Schu...read more
Some devastating economic news for the village of Bath in Steuben County. The Philips Lighting plant will close their doors for good by the end of next year, resulting in 280 employees losing their j...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
A Steuben County man accidentally wounded a family member inside his house Saturday after firing a 12-gauge shotgun through a door inside the home.         &nb...read more
Without any discussion, Schuyler County legislators Monday unanimously approved an agreement with Southern Tier Network that will bring a regional fiber optic system into the county.  The high-s...read more
According to figures released by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, Steuben County hunters harvested just over 11,000 deer last fall, more than any other county in New York State. 5,6...read more
  A Corning man being held on murder charges in Steuben County Jail has been was charged with allegedly assaulting a corrections officer earlier this month.  39 year old Marland Brooks is...read more
State Police say they were running out of options when they fired five rounds of tear gas to end a standoff at a Wellsville Trailer Park Tuesday afternoon. They were after a man and woman who sho...read more
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A study released by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier shows thousands of people in Schuyler, Steuben and Chemung Counties suffer from food insecurity. Public Relations Manager Missy Smith says a ne...read more
A Hammondsport man was found to be in possession of two pounds of powder cocaine when he was picked up on an arrest warrant by Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies this week, according to police.&nb...read more
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BATH -- Two people were killed in a bus crash in the Southern Tier yesterday afternoon, in the Steuben County town of Bath; another 35 people were injured. The bus was traveling on Interstate 390 from...read more
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