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Former Corning Fire Lieutenant Sentenced to Fire Years Probation for Selling Heroin

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS)- - The former Corning Fire Lieutenant accused of selling heroin is granted a plea deal and sentenced to five years probation in Chemung County Court Monday. 43-year-old, Thomas Margeson was arrested and charged with selling heroin back in September. The arrest came after a 1

WETM - 2018-03-19 13:49:07

Traffic patterns to change as round-about project is soon to begin

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Traffic patterns on North Main Street in Elmira will change the first week of May. That's when construction is set to begin for the North Main Street roundabout project. City officials say they will be reaching out to the public to help coordinate the construction better. Th

WETM - 2018-03-18 23:31:57

WENY News - Community Members Shave Heads To Raise Cancer Awareness

Corning, NY (WENY) - Community members came together on Sunday to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer at Corning Painted Post High School. The Annual BellaCapelli Shave event celebrated their 11th year on Sunday by benefiting the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the biggest private funder for c

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-19 02:44:00

Biz briefs: New chief for Finger Lakes tourism group

The evidence shows women doctors give better care but are paid less than men. In an Op-Ed, Dr. Ashvini Reddy says that's disparity, and it's also the root of the #MeToo problem. USA TODAY The Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council, an organization comprising 14 official county tourism promotion agen

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 19:58:52

Trout stocking begins ahead of fishing season

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Thousands of trout were released in local waters on Monday morning in time for fishing season. Monday was the first day of stocking the nearby creeks - Newtown, Sing Sing, and Post Creek - this spring. "We replenish the trout in the streams because the natural reproductio

WETM - 2018-03-19 21:40:48

Trout stocking on major creek postponed

If you like to fish for hatchery-raised brown trout on Cayuta Creek, you might want to find some alternate sites for opening day. Cayuta Creek, which runs from the Alpine area in Schuyler County through Van Etten and Waverly and eventually dumps into the Susquehanna River, is one of my favorite trou

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 13:30:47

City of Elmira continues efforts to push for Ernie Davis stamp

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The push continues to spread Ernie Davis' legacy through his own U.S. postage stamp. The City of Elmira passed the resolution in January. Ernie Davis grew up right here in Elmira. He became the first African American to win the Heisman trophy. Davis died from leukemia at 23

WETM - 2018-03-18 23:48:28

Chemung County Man Convicted of Grand Larceny

Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - A man has been convicted of Grand Larceny in Chemung County Court. 52 year old Albert Butcher was convicted of Third Degree Grand Larceny and Third Degree Criminal Trespassing on Thursday. He was acquitted of other crimes. The conviction stems from the theft of a vehicle and th


Police: Waverly couple found with meth after man used movie prop money

Subscribed, but don't have a login? There are several types of alcohol and drug-related violations in New York State. Here's what they mean, according to the New York State DMV. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video Waverly police say they arrested a couple after the man used a fake $100 bill and the couple


Suspected drug dealer charged following traffic stop

ATHENS TOWNSHIP - Athens Township police have charged a suspected drug dealer following a traffic stop on Feb. 20. Police state that Audrey Kae Vandyke was found to be in possession of Vicodin and bath salts during a stop that was initiated on West Lockhart Street. Vandyke has been charged with two


Athens Township: Athens woman jailed on drug charges

ATHENS TOWNSHIP -- An Athens woman is in the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail after she was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on West Lockhart Street last month. According to Athens Township Police, Audrey Kae Vandyke, 43, was charged with two counts of poss


Tractor Trailer Hauling Cows Overturns on I-86, Some Livestock Die in Crash

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS ) - A tractor trailer transporting cows to Philadelphia overturned around midnight Friday on Interstate 86 in Chemung County. It happened in the eastbound lane, near the Elmira exit, according to fire officials on the scene. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights


St. Patrick's day at Hiberians Center in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - It was a sea of green at the Hibernians Center of Chemung County in Elmira. The center celebrated its St. Patrick's day celebration Saturday. "The tradition of having the dinner, having new people come on board and showing them the ropes so that we can carry it on from year

WETM - 2018-03-17 22:39:16

Tip from local business led police to discovery of huge weapons cache at Ithaca apartment

Thanks to a tip from a local business, an unassembled AR-15-style firearm, gas mask, homemade silencer, medical trauma supplies, bulletproof vest and other items were confiscated at an Ithaca residence. Now, a former Cornell student is facing federal charges. A federal complaint filed in the U.S. D

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-03-18 17:09:32

WENY News - C-PP High School to Host St.Baldrick's for Head Shave Event

Corning, N.Y. (WENY) - Corning-Painted Post High School will host the Saint Baldrick's foundation on Sunday for a head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for lifesaving childhood cancer research. With a goal of $50,000, more than 50 students and staff will go bald to support the foundations

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-18 14:23:00

WENY News - Waverly couple arrested on meth charge after "fake money" compla

WAVERLY, N.Y. (WENY) -- A Waverly couple was arrested on meth charge after a local business complained that they were paid with a fake $100 bill, marked for motion picture use only. According to the Waverly Village Police Department, 43-year-old Michelle Hibbert and 54-year-old William Hibbert, both


9 Edison High School students recieve in-school suspension following walkout

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - 9 Edison High School students received in-school suspension following Wednesday's walkout. Mary Beth Fiore, Elmira Height's Superintendent, said students stayed close to the building and were respectful. Fiore said under the code of conduct, if a student walks out of the sc


Elmira hospital to offer suboxone for opioid addiction

Director Elaine McMillion Sheldon explains the importance of her Oscar nomination in raising awareness to the opioid crisis gripping the United States. Rough Cut - no reporter narration Video provided by Reuters Newslook Beginning Monday, Arnot Ogden Medical Center will offer suboxone in its emerge


WENY News - Steuben County Pair Accused of Having Meth After Traffic Stop

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - A traffic stop in Corning has led to drug charges for a Steuben County pair. Police say 60-year-old Corning resident, Randy Brown, was pulled over in Corning Tuesday night. According to New York State Police, Brown had sold meth earlier in the day. They say officers found both


WENY News - Corning Man Accused of Threatening Police with Knife

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - A Corning man is facing charges he threatened police with a knife. Corning Police responded to Hillvue Avenue around 4:20 Tuesday morning for a report of a possible stolen vehicle. While investigating the complaint, officers say they were confronted by the complainant's boyfri