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Multiple traffic lights are not working across downtown Elmira
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - There have been multiple eye witness reports about street lights that are out of service across the city of Elmira due to the overnight storm the Twin Tiers experienced.
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.
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.
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
Hakes Landfill, Town of Campbell, DEC sued over evidence of radiation
The Sierra Club and others filed suit this week against Hakes C&D Landfill Inc. and Town of Campbell in a bid to block the privately-owned Steuben County landfill’s proposed expansion.
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.
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.
Elmira Police Probe 3 Shots-Fired Calls
Elmira Police are investigating 3 shots-fired calls in the past few days. They say the first came just after midnight Thursday near an East Washington Street bar, followed two others at around 2am Friday: one near West Water Street and the other on West Washington Avenue.
Campbell-Savona High School students tour Notre Dame Cathedral hour before fire
PARIS, FRANCE (WETM) - Eleven students from the Campbell-Savona High School were part of a Europe tour and were in the Notre Dame Cathedral just an hour before the fire, on Monday.
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
His Tabernacle Church hosts Easter egg event; families come together
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) - His Tabernacle Church hosted a Easter event for kids and their families. Originally slated to be a "Helicopter Egg Drop," the day was re-tooled slightly for kids to race out onto the church's grounds and grab as many eggs as possible minus the aformentioned aerial dynamic.
HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry
Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr
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.
Andrew Cuomo arrives at the New York International Auto Show in style
Even the governor has given up on the subways. Gov. Cuomo rolled up to the annual New York International Auto Show Saturday morning in a Roush Mustang, flanked by comic actor Tracy Morgan.
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.
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
Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade
NEW YORK (AP) - New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
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
N.J. drivers could get a break on N.Y.'s congestion pricing, but state won’t get any cash
NJ Transit and PATH may not get a piece of New York City’s congestion pricing pie, said toll experts debating that plan on Friday, because they believe not many Jersey drivers will ditch their cars and get on a crowded train or bus.
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.