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Gas line replacement to close road in Steuben County

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Gansevoort Street near East Washington Street will be temporarily closed while Bath Electric, Gas, and Water Systems complete the tie-in of a gas main.


Elmira Man Arrested After Police Find Variety of Drugs During Traffic Stop

Elmira, N.Y. (WENY)-- An Elmira man is facing charges after police found a variety of drugs in his car during a traffic stop. Early Tuesday morning, police pulled over 35-year-old Shawn Blaney on Davis Street in Elmira. Police determined Blaney had an active Elmira City Court Bench Warrant for Crimi


Flash Flood Watch in effect for a portion of the Twin Tiers Friday afternoon until Saturday morning

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - The following weather alerts were issued by the National Weather Service in Binghamton and the National Weather Service in State College:. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY THROUGH 11 AM SATURDAY WHICH INCLUDES CHEMUNG, TIOGA (N.Y.), & BRADFORD (Pa.) COUNTIES...


Woodstock 50 Responds to Reports That Ticket On-Sale Date Has Been Postponed

Woodstock 50, which was scheduled to go down August 16-18 in Watkins Glen, New York, might be facing some problems, Billboard reports. The original Woodstock festival was held on the same exact dates in 1969.


Construction plans for Steuben County bridges announced

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Preliminary work on Steuben County bridges is underway, with eight projects slated for work in 2019. Currently, work is in progress on Spaulding Road over 10 Mile Creek in the Town of Wheeler and Nicholson Road over Campbell Creek in the Town of Howard.


Local attorney running for Schuyler County Judge

SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y.(WETM) - Local attorney Jessica Saks will announce her candidacy for Schuyler County Judge at a news conference on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 4:30 p.m, on the steps of the Schuyler County Courthouse in Watkins Glen.


Steuben County tops NYS deer harvest

ALBANY — Steuben County is once again the deer hunting capital of New York state. Steuben County’s total deer harvest of 11,829 whitetails was tops in the state in 2018. Steuben hunters harvested 5,907 adult buck (defined as 1.5-years-old or more).


New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion

New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Courthouse set to welcome businesses

HORNELL — "I have something to tell you. It's good news, but you probably want to sit down for this." That is what Dalton Cady told his fiance after purchasing the old Steuben County Courthouse in Hornell at an auction in December.


Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair announces lineup

Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair announced the official lineup of its three-day 50th-anniversary celebration on Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen. Scheduled on Aug. 16: The Killers, Miley Cyrus, The Lumineers, The Raconteurs, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Run The Jewels, The Head and The Heart,


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State

ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s


Elmira Police Investigating Multiple Reports Of Gunfire

The Elmira Police Department reports that officers have responded to three separate “shots fired” calls in the past two days:. April 18, 2019 at 12:04 am in the area of Gush’s Thirsty Bear, 351 E. Washington Ave. A single spent shell casing was located.


UPDATE: Fatal accident on State Route 13

SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - UPDATE 3:58 p.m.: The Odessa Fire Chief has confirmed with 18 News that Thursday afternoon's multi-vehicle accident on State Route 13 was fatal. Three vehicles were involved and State Route 13, east of SR224 and the Alpine Junction, is expected to be closed until about


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Local officials blast pot legalization plans

CORNING - City and county officials, along with local police, recently spoke to the City Council Legislative Committee in opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational use.


BREAKING: Fatal accident near Alpine Junction involving 3 cars

ALPINE JUNCTION, N.Y. (WENY) -- WENY News is following breaking news out of Schuyler County involving a three car accident. Traffic is being diverted on Route 13 near Alpine Junction. Roads are currently closed in both directions.


Yard waste site to open for city residents

CORNING - With spring cleanup underway the City Yard Waste Site will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday mornings to city residents who have brush, leaves and other yard waste to dispose of.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.