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State and Union: Turning Back the Clock

From an opera singer hitting the high notes to good news for a local family, from remember General Pulaski to a rough day for drivers, here's a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock. 1917 Oct. 17 - Anna Case, lyric soprano of the Metrop

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-10-16 17:00:00

Charges still pending in Cuba motorcycle crash as police await accident reconstruction report

A Cuba Police Department patrol car is on the scene with two motorcycles parked at the corner of Route 305 and Keller Hill Road on Sept. 4, several hours after a collision there claimed the life of motorcyclist Paul T. Nigro of Williamsville. Cuba police expect to receive an accident reconstruction

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-10-18 03:06:00

Nichols levee study in Tioga County saves residents flood insurance woes

While Broome County governments lack resources and initiative to ensure their flood barriers meet federal specifications, the Tioga County village of Nichols - population 500 - is accomplishing the task. With the help of state funds, owners of 200 village properties are being saved from costly flood

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-10-16 17:38:57

Friendship Table celebrates 20 years of serving Bradford

"It's called the friendship table and not a soup kitchen for a reason. We invite anyone and everyone to walk through those doors, and that's how it's been for 20 years." Since the doors have opened for the Friendship Table of Bradford, Barbara Shufran, chairperson of the facility, has been there wit


Literacy organization has been 'lighting the way' for 50 years

On Saturday, author and motivational speaker Craig Boykin will share his story of growing up in a broken home, dropping out of high school and facing the harsh reality of a life without an education. His audience is unique: a group of literacy tutors, students and volunteers gathered at Vestal's Ame

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-10-17 19:19:51

Valley Regional uses $13K grant to purchase tripod rescue device

AMANDA CHRISTMAN / STAFF PHOTO From left, Valley Regional Fire and Rescue members John Smith, Kevin Tarapchak and William Chupela check out the squad's newest rescue device. Crew member Deana Chupela, far right, approaches the TerrAdaptor that was paid for with a $13,000 Firefighters Support Foundat

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-10-17 08:16:21

Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County serves up annual fundraiser

The Dining for Good Living events have evolved over the years and are now seen as not only a great cause, but also the party to kick off the holiday season. All proceeds go to the shelter. The Dining for Good Living events have evolved over the years and are now seen as not only a great cause, but a

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 18:29:00

2 Bens 'Special Edition': Could the Mizzou-KU Border War be restored?

Sports columnists Benjamin Hochman and Ben Frederickson preview the upcoming exhibition basketball game between Mizzou and Kansas - and invite you to another special event. (Click HERE for tickets!) Sports columnists Benjamin Hochman and Ben Frederickson preview the upcoming exhibition basketball ga

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 18:18:00

Forum allows community members to engage with Corning City Mayor candidates

CORNING, NY (WENY) -- Community members in Corning had the chance to meet the mayoral candidates for next month's election and ask questions during a forum, hosted by the Steuben League of Women Voters. Community members in Corning filled the Southeast Steuben County Library Tuesday night for a cha

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-10-18 04:14:00

Corning celebrates northside's revitalization progress

Both city and Gaffer District representatives gave a few words to a crowd on Tuesday morning looking back on many investments. Some include the $64 million-dollar expansion at the Museum of Glass two years ago, Arbor Development, and new restaurants and bars. Coleen Fabrizi, the executive director

WETM - 2017-10-17 21:48:44

AP: Atlanta mother put 1 and 2-year old boys in oven, turned it on

On Monday, an Atlanta mother was served a warrant charging her with murder in the deaths of her 1-year-old son Ja'Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte. Officials say Lamora Williams put the boys in the oven sometime between midnight Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday. ATLANTA (AP) - A warrant says an Atlan

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 12:09:44

Corning receives over $35M in grants, relief off taxpayers

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - In the past 20 years, the City of Corning has raked in almost $36 million in grants. It's something in which the city takes much pride. City Manager Mark Ryckman says one way it's been been able to avoid double-digit tax increases is through grant writing. From 1997 to 201

WETM - 2017-10-16 21:37:19

Police reports 10/17/17: Coudersport man arrested after domestic dispute

COUDERSPORT, Pa. - A Coudersport man was arrested Saturday morning after an alleged domestic violence incident. Coudersport-based state police report that at 7:36 a.m. Saturday, Zachery Mann, 22, was in an argument in a residence along North Main Street, Coudersport, when the argument turned into a

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-10-17 16:00:00

Hunting seasons heating up in Twin Tiers

Many hunting seasons are already under way in the Twin Tiers, and another popular season opens this weekend. Saturday marks opening day of pheasant hunting season in both New York and Pennsylvania. In both states, most of the hunting opportunities are provided by state-raised ring-necked pheasants t

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 17:41:17

Another Voice: Huntley coalition overcame silos of self-interest

Why is it so hard to get out of our own way? Over 10 years ago, business avatar Patrick Lencioni published his highly regarded fable, "Silos, Politics and Turf Wars." Stakeholders in the Town of Tonawanda have applied his theme to improving quality-of-life issues in our community. Various stakeholde

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-10-16 20:17:08

Newburgh teen smirks during sentencing for killing Cornwall man

GOSHEN - He smiled when he was arraigned on murder charges. He snickered when he pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter. And at his sentencing Monday in Orange County Court, as the grandfather of the man he killed spoke about pain and loss, 18-year-old Devin Isaac smirked. "You have your smile

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-10-16 18:07:33

Newburgh man sentenced in killing over verbal dispute

Isaac GOSHEN - A Newburgh man was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Nicholas De Rosa on Monday to 18 years in state prison and five years of post-release supervision in a connection with the shooting death of another man. That sentence was ordered to run consecutively to a two-year prison sent

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Man arrested in latest Newburgh murder

Cook NEWBURGH - A man who was staying with a relative in Newburgh has been charged with murder in the death of a Newburgh woman on Sunday. Newburgh City Police were called to 88 Carson Avenue at 2:40 p.m. on Sunday for an unattended death. Tanya Smith, 47, was found dead in a second-floor bedroom.

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Man admits trying to injure cop during high-speed chase

GOSHEN - A Town of Wallkill man admitted on Tuesday that while under the influence of heroin he struck a police car with his own vehicle during a high-speed chase in an attempt to injure an officer. Hector Camacho, 46, made the admissions as he pleaded guilty in Orange County Court to attempted aggr

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-10-17 19:29:12

Oct. 17: Girls swimming roundup

OCIAA Middletown 84, Warwick 102 200-yard medley relay: Warwick (Mohyla, Brockunier, Finucane, Davis) 2:06.96; 200 freestyle: Katie Lynch (M) 2:13.93; 200 IM: Aislinn Mohyla (W) 2:30.11; 50 free: Emma Davis (W) 27.00; 1-meter diving: Amanda McGraw (W) 243.25 points; 100 butterfly: Andrea Borrero (M)

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-10-18 01:23:28