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Flash flooding: Underpasses, rivers and streets waterlogged in Southern Tier

Heavy rain will cause rapid rises and possible flash flooding of streams and creeks, overflow of ditches and culverts, and ponding of water on roads, according to theNational Weather Service.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-14 12:46:00

Governor Cuomo issues state of emergency for portions of Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and CNY

ALBANY, N.Y. (PRESS RELEASE) - Governor Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schulyer, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Wayne, Yates, and contiguous counties through August 21, according to his office.

WETM - 2018-08-14 18:17:04

Corning nursing home resident defies the odds

The Elmira resident was always fiercely independent, but a series of medical issues last year, including increasing breathing problems, led to her moving into the Corning Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-14 20:51:00

Road Closures in the Southern Tier

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that currently there are many road closures in the Southern Tier due to heavy rains and flooding. The following road closures, listed by county, remain in effect until further notice:

WETM - 2018-08-14 12:30:45

Flash Flooding Around Your Neighborhood

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Flash flooding, rescues, road closures, and evacuations - that was the name of the game yesterday.

WETM - 2018-08-14 12:26:18

Flooding in the Twin Tiers: Damage captured in photos

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Much of the Twin Tiers transformed into a river, wreaking havoc across the area. We asked you, our viewers, to send in photos and videos of the flooding from your neighborhood.

WETM - 2018-08-14 22:34:05

50 people, firefighters trapped in Lodi after severe flooding

50 people and several firefighters are trapped in Lodi, after severe flooding across Seneca County, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-08-14 12:10:11

Wanted man now in Corning Police custody

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A woman is now free, after being held captive by a man that was already wanted by police.


No travel on 89 or 96 north of Tburg, urges Seneca County

Seneca County officials are asking drivers to avoid Route 89 and Route 96 north of Trumansburg due to multiple washed out, closed, and flooded sections of roadway on Tuesday morning.

14850.COM - 2018-08-14 13:53:13

Severe flooding in southern Seneca County; Cuomo to visit

LODI — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce declared a state of emergency for parts of the county Tuesday morning after torrential rains caused severe flooding, resulting in rescues from homes and vehicles being washed down creeks.Luce and the county emergency management office declared the state of emerg

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-08-14 12:41:00

Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

Man dies after falling from Ithaca hotel roof

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Town Attorney Calls For Action After Clerk Refuses To Issue Marriage License to Same-Sex Couple

According to anarticlein the Schenectady Daily Gazette, Laurel “Sherrie” Eriksen told the couple she doesn’t issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs.She told them the deputy clerk would issue the license, but they would need to make an appointment and come back

WSKG.ORG - 2018-08-14 09:01:37

Flash flooding traps residents, damages homes in Seneca County area

Up to 5 inches of rain fell early Tuesday morning, leading to a flash flood emergency in southern Seneca County and small sections of two neighboring counties. Major flooding has left roads impassable and damaged homes in Lodi in Covert, reported the Seneca County Sheriff's Office.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 08:18:00

Police: Man killed in fall from hotel roof

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-13 05:56:21

Flash flood warnings issued for parts of Twin Tiers

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STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 19:57:00

Corning man arrested on robbery, assault

Police say 27-year-old Erik Hoyer, of Corning, was arrested and charged with seven crimes – five felonies and two misdemeanors – including burglary, robbery and assault.


Red Cross Opening Shelter in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (PRESS RELEASE) - Volunteers from the American Red Cross are opening a shelter at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 300 E. Miller St., Elmira.

WETM - 2018-08-13 22:43:47

Murder trial of second defendant in Elmira stabbing death to start Monday

Elmira police alleged that Willie Jenkins, 43, took part in the altercation that resulted in the stabbing death and that he assisted Mack.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-13 14:43:00

Murder trial for suspect involved in fatal bar stabbing begins

WASHINGTON AVE., ELMIRA (18 NEWS) - The trial begins today for Demetrius Mack, who's facing charges in connection with a fatal bar stabbing back in June of 2017.

WETM - 2018-08-13 09:46:20