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Corning Area Chamber of Commerce to host roundtable

The Corning Area Chamber of Commerce will host a regional projects roundtable from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14 at the Radisson Hotel Corning, 125 Denison Parkway E, Corning. The program provides important updates on projects in the Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties area as well as a discussio


Forecast Discussion 2/21/19 AM: Gradual clearing with warmer temperatures for Thursday

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR FEBRUARY 21TH: 37°. Both low-pressure systems track northeast and lingering showers are certainly possible early Thursday. Waking up to possible ice on cars and roads for the morning commute. Clouds will begin to break apart, allowing some sunshine to peek thro


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


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,


Finding a Road Home: Steuben, N.Y.

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County is typically known for the internationally famous Corning Museum of Glass and downtown Corning. While Corning generally gathers the most attention, there's much more to discover in a very diverse Steuben County.


Corning food pantry says move has expanded reach

CORNING - The Corning Community Food Pantry service area has increased to include Chemung County since moving to a new location on East Corning Road in late 2017, after spending the prior 10 years at a West William Street location.


Dog rescued from Addison property now missing

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - A dog that was recently rescued from a property in Addison has run away from its new caretaker. According to Tanner's P.A.W.S, 'Hutch' was last seen near the Wegmans in Corning and is very scared.


Rotary Club of Corning to host ‘International Evening’

The Rotary Club of Corning will host its 19th annual International Evening at 5:30 p.m. March 2 at the Radisson Hotel Corning, 125 Denison Pkwy E, Corning. The event will feature international cuisine from around the world, silent and live auctions, entertainment and dancing. Raffle tickets will be


NY judge sentences sex offender to weekends in jail

SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Shawn M. Wheeler of Tyrone, N.Y. was sentenced in Schuyler County Court by Honorable Dennis J. Morris to weekends in jail and 10 years’ probation, and he will have to register as a sex offender after being found guilty of sexually abusing his 13-year-old mentally disab


James M. Fair-O'Neil wanted by Elmira Police

ELMIRA, N.Y (18 NEWS) - James M. Fair-O'Neil is wanted by the Elmira Police Department. Fair-O'Neil is charged with criminal purchase of a weapon. Fair-O'Neil is 30 years old. Fair-O'Neil has brown hair and hazel eyes.


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


Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported a trio of arrests related to impaired or intoxicated driving over the weekend. – Alicia Fay Young, 39, of Beaver Dams was stopped on Reynolds Avenue, in Corning by patrols. She is accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of both drugs and alcohol.


Elmira sex offender charged with changing address without notification

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Steven D. Vanzile, 30, of 803 Pennsylvania Avenue Apt. B-1, in the Town of Southport was arrested by the Chemung County Sheriff's Office for failure to notify the Division of Criminal Justice Services of his address change, a Class E Felony.


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."


Elmira Man Arrested For Failure To Register Updtae Address

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office arrested 30 year-old Steven D. Vanzile in the Town of Southportfor failure to notify the Division of Criminal Justice Services of his address change, a Class E Felony offense of the New York State Corrections law.


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Health Department Seeks Dog Involved In Biting Incident

The Chemung County Health Department is seeking the publics’ assistance in locating a dog that was involved in a biting incident that occurred on the intersection of Grand Central Avenue and Division Street in the City of Elmira.


100 West Water Apartments to open in April: An inside look

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - 100 West Water Apartments located at 100 West Water Street in Downtown Elmira, N.Y. have now reached their final stages in construction. These new apartments offer many high-end finishes and amenities that include:


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.


More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

February 21, 2019 — New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including a proposal from the companies behind the “South Fork Wind Farm,” which have proposed a new “Sunrise Wind” project that if selected would be sited ove