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Allegany County along for the ride as ATV business booms
ANDOVER — Ed and Joe Kent are the fourth generation to operate the 1,600 acre family farm in Andover, where they raise Christmas trees and pumpkins, and harvest hay, oats, and beef cattle.
Allegany County couple arrested for mistreatment of dogs
An Allegany County couple was arrested Friday on three animal cruelty charges relating to the mistreatment of dogs, the New York State Police announced Monday. James L. Graham, 49, and Helen R. Graham, 50, both of Richburg, were arrested for failure to provide sustenance, neglect of an impounded ani
Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons
A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,
Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history
CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."
Allegany Co. couple facing multiple animal cruelty charges
WIRT, NY (WIVB) - An Allegany County couple has been arrested on charges of animal cruelty, according to New York State Police. On Friday, troopers arrested Richburg residents James Graham, 49, and Helen Graham, 50, for failure to provide sustenance, neglect of an impounded animal, and failure to pr
NY woman arrested after 16 dogs seized
ADDISON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Numerous dogs were seized from a Steuben County woman Monday after she allegedly failed to provide them with proper shelter. According to state police, the owner, Susan Clark, was issued an appearance ticket for inappropriate shelter for dogs left outdoors.
Picnic for Allegany County folk in Florida
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — It is 79 degrees and sunny in Zephyrhills, Fla. where they are in the planning stages for the 63rd Annual Allegany County Picnic. If you are visiting the Sunshine State in March and you are from Allegany County you are invited to drop in at the annual picnic, according to organiz
Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair
SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.
New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says
New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any
Arkport's Flanders battles esophagus cancer
ARKPORT — Arkport Village Mayor Charles Flanders is battling esophagus cancer with his chin up and his trademark sense of humor intact. The quick-with-a-quip Republican mayor presided over Tuesday night’s Arkport Village Board meeting, cracking jokes and moving briskly through a full agenda in a lit
Fire engulfs Allegany County church
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - A church in Allegany County, NY caught fire on Saturday evening. The Wellsvile Fire Department said the fire occurred at the Stannards Methodist Church in the Town of Willing on Route 248.
Arkport water project expected to resume in March
ARKPORT — The company installing the new water main lines for Arkport’s $3.1 million water system overhaul is expected to resume work sometime in March after a winter hiatus, the village’s Department of Public Works head told trustees Tuesday.
New York State STAR program reimbursement by county
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim
Hoodie Hoo scares winter away
ULYSSES — More than 20 people celebrated Hoodie Hoo Day at the Ulysses Senior Center on Wednesday. Hoodie Hoo Day is a day around Feb. 20 — about a month before spring — where people gather and yell “Hoodie Hoo!” at noon to scare away winter and welcome spring. Betty Tomak brought the tradition to t
Search warrants executed by deputies, FBI in Mount Morris
MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. (WHEC) -- According to a tweet sent out by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, search warrants were executed in Mt. Morris Wednesday evening. The sheriff's office was assisted by members of the Livingston County Drug Task Force, the Mount Morris Police Department, and the FBI.
A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.
Deputies: Teen stole bus, crashed it in Springwater
SPRINGWATER, NY (WROC) - A teen is facing charges after deputies say he stole a bus in Steuben County and crashed it in Livingston County. Now, the 17-year-old is facing charges of criminal possession of stolen property along with other motor vehicle offenses.
Cocaine arrest made in the Village of Bath
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - On Feb. 15, the Village of Bath Police Department arrested Dahna Turner, 34, of Bath, on warrants for two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree along with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.
Chemung County native crowned 1st alternate New York State dairy princess
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Alyssa Roorda, a Horseheads native, was named 1st alternate state dairy princess at the 56th Annual New York State Dairy Princess Pageant. The pageant consisted of interviews, speeches, and a product knowledge exam.
Sixteen Dogs Seized In Addison
The New York State Police are currently conducting a joint investigation with both the Town of Addison Animal Control and Finger Lakes SPCA. According to police, on February 18, 2019, the New York State Police responded to 2969 Mose Road, Town of Addison, to assist the local dog warden with the repo