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Three men charged with poaching deer in Steuben County
Two Steuben County men and a Potter County man face multiple charges and thousands of dollars in fines and jail time after authorities accused them of illegally killing eight deer in Steuben County.
Steuben County family from Avoca seeks financial help amid devastating fire
AVOCA, N.Y. (WETM) - Amidst a fire that destroyed one Avoca family's home, the community is coming together to lend a helping hand. "We're trying to do a benefit for them which we can do in January. We're trying to find a home for them, they're staying in a hotel room. I'm trying to help these five
Authorities investigate bomb threat at Bath hospital
Authorities are investigating a bomb threat at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath on Thursday. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard said the threat was sent by email. The sheriff's office and New York State Police had personnel on-site to investigate, but it appears the threat was a hoax, Allard s
DEC busts couch potato hunter, others for illegal deer kills
An Ontario County man who allegedly baited a deer into his backyard with piles of corn, then shot the animal from inside his house was busted late last month by state Department of Environmental Conservation police.
Marino recovering at Atlantic City hospital
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A notable business person in the Hornell community continues to recover in an Atlantic City hospital, following a van versus pedestrian crash that left her with severe injuries last week.
Woman arrested with pot allegedly in baby bottle
Trisha Lynn Bradley, 20, of Woodhull, N.Y., faces charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use and drug paraphernalia after state police were dispatched to 219 Erway Road, Covington, Nov. 6, for a report of an assault.
Steuben deputies recognized for their help in ending a manhunt
STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Two Steuben County deputy sergeants and K-9 were recognized by the Steuben County Sheriffs' Office for their aid in safely ending an early morning manhunt, back in November.
Southern Tioga super explains police report mix-up
BLOSSBURG — During the Southern Tioga School District’s annual reorganization meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5, superintendent Sam Rotella addressed a mix-up with a state police public release that was issued concerning an incident involving a 13-year-old NP-Liberty High School student who allegedly made t
Tioga County hit and run suspect on the loose
TIOGA COUNTY, Pa. (WETM) - Pennsylvania State Police are on the hunt for a person responsible for a hit and run on Tuesday in Tioga County. The crash occurred when a vehicle traveling north on SR 287 swerved out of its lane and onto the east shoulder of the road, striking a vehicle that was pulled o
DWI crackdown planned for holidays
BATH — Steuben County Sheriff James Allard announced Tuesday that Steuben County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.
Three face deer poaching charges
ALBANY — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) have charged two Potter County, Pa., residents and one Steuben County resident in connection with a recent deer poaching incident.
Corning jewelry store to close after 126 years on Market Street
A Corning business that has been a fixture on Market Street for more than a century will be closing for good at the end of the year. Fourth-generation owner Jeff Bong plans to retire and close Bong's Jewelers, 31 E. Market St., on Dec. 31 after 126 years in business.
Big Flats could become first Chemung County government to adopt term limits for certain positions
BIG FLATS, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Big Flats could become the first government in Chemung County to adopt term limits for certain elected positions. The Town of Big Flats is holding a public hearing Wednesday on term limits for the positions of Town Council and Town Supervisor. The board will then discuss
Tioga County: Legislature adopts 2019 spending plan with tax increase
OWEGO -- The Tioga County Legislature Tuesday adopted the final 2019 spending plan, which contains a 2.05 percent tax increase. Next year's spending plan, valued at $82.36 million, illustrates an anticipated expense increase of 4.24 percent -- or $3.35 million -- over this year's budget.
A roof for all vets
BATH — The Homeless Veterans Program at the Bath VA Medical Center, along with community partners, would like to bring the public’s attention to the plight of homeless veterans living in the Southern Tier.
Bath nursing home well below national average for hospital readmission
A Bath nursing home and rehabilitation center is ahead of the pack when it comes to cutting down on hospital readmission for its residents. The Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare on Rumsey Street Extension in Bath reports its readmission rate of 13 percent is five points below the 18 p
Bong's Jewelers closing its doors after 126 years
CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - Bong's Jewelers on Market Street in Corning has been a staple since 1892, and will be closing its doors after 126 years on Dec. 31. Jefferey Bong, owner of Bong's Jewelers, said he will miss his customers and the area the most.
Haggard nets 35 as Hopkins gets first Hawks win
CORNING - The Hawks got past the Golden Bears 84-66 at home Tuesday to give coach Bill Hopkins his first win in his return as head coach in the Corning district, but the coach gave all the credit to his players.
Rochester woman accused of selling fentanyl, causing Steuben County overdose death
A Rochester woman is facing a homicide charge after she allegedly supplied fentanyl to a Steuben County man in August 2017, before he died of a drug overdose. Nancy Alvarez, 59, of East Main Street in Rochester, was indicted by the Steuben County grand jury after a year-long investigation into the o
Two arrested for welfare fraud in Steuben County
BATH — Separate public assistance fraud investigations have resulted in two arrests of two Steuben County residents. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported that on Nov. 14, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s office arrested Stanley E. McKee, 63, of Haverling St., Bath.