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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.


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Ask the Manager: Steuben County receives $180K grant

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County received about $180,000 in grant money from 9-1-1 cell phone surcharges. Steuben County Manager Jack Wheeler said New York State typically embargoes a vast majority of this surcharge money for their own purposes rather than funding local 9-1-1 costs.


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.


Southeast Steuben County Library now "fine free" for kids and teens

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - The Southeast Steuben County Library is offering a new program that will eliminate late fees and fines on overdue materials checked out from the kids and teen areas.


Andreatta: Steuben County woman wants Ricola to cough up $5 million

There is a tidal wave of class-action food labeling litigation flooding federal courts right now, led by lawyers looking to cash in on subjective interpretations of marketing terms like “natural” and “healthy.”


Lewis County teen crowned New York State Dairy Princess

Reegan Domagala from Lewis County was crowned the 2019-20 New York State Dairy Princess on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Salina, outside Syracuse. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring.


Winter weather advisories to begin Tuesday across region; winter storm watch includes Steuben County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that begins at 3 a.m. Tuesday for Livingston County. The advisory, which includes Monroe, Ontario and Wayne counties, will be in effect until 4 a.m. Wednesday.


Abused dogs found on the side of the road in Addison

ADDISON, N.Y. (WETM) - Five dogs in Addison, NY have been spotted on the side of Mose Road near the Equine Inn. The five dogs appear to be in bad shape and have not received proper care in quite some time.


New York lawmakers propose bill to ban raffling guns, alcohol

NEW YORK (WETM) - Lawmakers in New York have proposed a ban on raffling guns and alcohol in games of chance. Bill A01413 is sponsored by Jo Anne Simon and co-sponsored by 25 other lawmakers. They cite gun violence as the justification for the bill.


Steuben Co. men left dozens of dogs and a cat in the cold, without food: Deputies

Howard, N.Y. - Three men from Steuben County have been arrested on animal cruelty after Sheriff's deputies say they left several animals in the cold without food or shelter. Donald Rush, 58, 65-year-old-Gary Rush and 69- year-old Garner Rush of Howard, New York are each charged with overdriving, tor


Is there a culture of corruption amid NY State Troopers ranks?

Following Frank Report’s publication of the story entitled, ‘Albany area State Trooper lies in court, is caught; sex offender gets 10 years shaved off sentence’, the story of a New York State Trooper who lied on the witness stand and was caught – but probably won’t be punished — several New York Sta


Cocaine arrest made in the Village of Bath

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - On Feb. 15, the Village of Bath Police Department arrested Dahna Turner, 34, of Bath, on warrants for two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree along with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.


UPDATE: Dogs seen in the Town of Addison seized

ADDISON, N.Y. (WENY) – Officials are trying to locate and get more information on a group of dogs seen in Addison over the weekend. According to rescue organization Tanner's P.A.W.S., the dogs were last seen Sunday evening on Mose Road near Equine Inn.


Driving under the influence of drugs rates rising in the Twin Tiers

(WETM) - As the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana continues, some new data shows an increasing number of residents throughout the Twin Tiers are already misusing the drug.


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.


St. James makes surgical maneuvers

HORNELL — Old newspaper scribes are known to say that in politics, everything is local. That same slogan is quickly becoming applicable to medicine as St. James Hospital in Hornell expands options for performing surgeries locally.


Hoodie Hoo fights off winter

WHITESVILLE — Hoodie Hoo celebrants scared Old Man Winter away Saturday, for at least a few hours as the sun came out to ease the dreariness of a winter afternoon. Roads were a little icy getting over the hills to Whitesville Saturday morning, but that didn’t stop the 50-plus visitors who made their


Arkport's Flanders battles esophagus cancer

ARKPORT — Arkport Village Mayor Charles Flanders is battling esophagus cancer with his chin up and his trademark sense of humor intact. The quick-with-a-quip Republican mayor presided over Tuesday night’s Arkport Village Board meeting, cracking jokes and moving briskly through a full agenda in a lit


The Outside Track to perform at the Coolidge Theatre

The Outside Track will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Coolidge Theatre at the Deane Center for the Performing Arts, 104 Main St., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. This is the fifth of six concerts being hosted by the Wellsboro Community Concert Association during the organization's 2018-19 season. Admi