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Two arrested for welfare fraud in Steuben County
BATH — Separate public assistance fraud investigations have resulted in two arrests of two Steuben County residents. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported that on Nov. 14, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s office arrested Stanley E. McKee, 63, of Haverling St., Bath.
Schools weigh mental health resources
ALBANY — Twenty-nine percent of school superintendents in New York state said their school districts lack enough school psychologists to meet student needs. And among school psychologists, a whopping 66 percent believe there is not enough capacity to meet their needs.
Charges filed in Greenwood fatal overdose
BATH — A Rochester woman is behind bars, accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin laced with fentanyl to a Greenwood resident last year. The Bath-based New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation announced the arrest Nancy Alvarez, 59, of East Main Street in Rochester, following a year-l
Supervisors discuss fire fees, tax increase
DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP — Supervisors here discussed the $15,000 fee requested by the Knoxville-Deerfield volunteer fire department at the Dec. 4 meeting. The paperwork requested by supervisors is available through the Knoxville Borough, who indicated a willingness to provide it.
Centerville still dealing with fire fallout
BELMONT — The Centerville Highway Department has been working out of pickup trucks as it continues to deal with the ramifications of the Nov. 10 fire that claimed its garage and most of its fleet of equipment.
How much? Steuben County real estate transactions
Real estate transactions for Sept. 9-15. David C. Taylor sold 1 Church St. to Jessica M. Orso for $87,450 on September 10. Lorraine E. Wheeler, Susan F. Kewley sold County Route 14 to Susan F. Wheeler for $75,000 on September 13.
Corning jewelry store to close after 126 years on Market Street
A Corning business that has been a fixture on Market Street for more than a century will be closing for good at the end of the year. Fourth-generation owner Jeff Bong plans to retire and close Bong's Jewelers, 31 E. Market St., on Dec. 31 after 126 years in business.
Twenty-year-old music concert kicks off holiday season in Hornell
HORNELL, N.Y. (WETM) - High and low notes mixed to produce some holiday cheer at the annual "Morning Star" Cantata, Sunday night. The annual holiday concert is a staple at St. Ann's church in Hornell.
Rochester woman accused of selling fentanyl, causing Steuben County overdose death
A Rochester woman is facing a homicide charge after she allegedly supplied fentanyl to a Steuben County man in August 2017, before he died of a drug overdose. Nancy Alvarez, 59, of East Main Street in Rochester, was indicted by the Steuben County grand jury after a year-long investigation into the o
Site to add FHFCU HQ
CORNING - As construction continues on a $30 million, three-and-four story residential building, the city Planning Commission received an application to build a headquarters and retail branch of First Heritage Federal Credit Union on the remaining open parcel at the former Corning Hospital site.
GV moves to 4-0 with win over Wellsville
WELLSVILLE - The Genesee Valley boys volleyball team improved to 4-0 with a 25-22, 21-25, 25-17, 25-22 win over Wellsville Monday night. For Genesee Valley (4-0), Dominic Sallazzo had eight kills, five aces and five digs. Filip Trajkovski had 10 kills, an ace and three blocks, and Logan Terry had 26
'Slob hunters' called out for waste
CANISTEO — Canisteo residents are unhappy about coming upon grisly scenes reminiscent of slasher movies, with deer substituted for the human victims. Those living along Magee Road have had enough of what they call "slob hunters" who are dumping stripped and/or wasted deer carcasses along the side of
Burns solar project on horizon
CANASERAGA — A possible solar energy collection project generated a lot of buzz in the Canaseraga, Burns and Dansville communities on Wednesday. EDF Renewables held its first public meeting on the proposed Moraine Solar Energy Center, so named for a nearby electricity transmission it hopes to connec
Wednesday roundup: Tigers claw past Wolverines
SCIO – It was a packed house in Scio Wednesday night. The long wait was over for the Tigers, as they aim to build off a 17-win 2017-18 campaign. Their first test of the season came with Bolivar-Richburg in town.
Rams, Vikings top A/C, C-G
BATH — Both Haverling and Avoca-Prattsburgh earned first round wins in the 16th annual Lady Rams Roundball Classic on Friday in Bath, setting up for a finals matchup between the two squads today at 8 p.m.
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Corning girls win Ithaca College Bomber Invitational
ITHACA - The Corning girls finished first out of 50 teams at the Ithaca College Bomber Invitational Saturday while the Corning boys finished seventh. For the girls, Lindsey Butler earned a first place finish in the 600 meter run in 1:40.34 and Charlotte Nevins took third (1:45.47).
Friday roundup: Andover, Wellsville, Hornell net wins
ANDOVER – After the Lady Panthers broke in the new gymnasium floor with their victory, it was the boys turn to bring out the brooms in the nightcap of Friday evening’s celebration in Andover.
Wreaths to be laid in honor of service-members at national cemeteries
Next Saturday, wreaths will be placed on the tombstones of our fallen service-members, for Wreaths Across America. Many will gather at Woodlawn National Cemetery and the Bath V.A. National Cemetery for this solemn ceremony.
Section V high school scores: Saturday, Dec. 8
Phone: If results cannot be submitted via email, coaches may call (585) 258-2400. Note: Due to the high volume of results we receive, email is preferable. Each week the Democrat and Chronicle will honor a male and female high school athlete of the week. Voting will be conducted from Monday through F
Wellsville's Family Video shutting down
WELLSVILLE — Customers returning their rentals to Family Video in Wellsville this week are finding an unexpected holiday sale. Family Video is closing its Wellsville location on Bolivar Road by Dec. 22 at the latest, and everything must go. Family Video employees learned the rental store would be cl