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Tioga County Boys and Girls Club serves up Thanksgiving early
OWEGO (WBNG)-- The Tioga County Boys and Girls Club held a Thanksgiving meal for Owego residents on Thursday night. The menu featured turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and some traditional pies "I think it's one of the ways we give back to the community," said Bill Motsko, Tioga County Boys and Gir
Q&A: Trumansburg musicians Richie and Rosie release sophomore album 'Nowhere In Time'
YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. - Banjo player, Richie Stearns and Fiddle player Rosie Newton may be decades apart in age, but their love for folk and old time music transcends time. Richie and Rosie, an Ithaca-area folk duo released their sophomore album, Nowhere
Rogues' Harbor Inn great for a classic, hearty meal
The original Rogues' Harbor Inn, which opened in 1830, has nine guest rooms along with a bar area and two pleasant dining rooms. Breakfast is served for the overnight guests but otherwise it's dinner only, which starts at 5 p.m. daily. I think of Rogues' Harbor as a bastion of casual comfort food:
'Wilson' holds audience and doesn't let go
Wilson, directed by Craig Johnson, available on home video. Do you ever get a movie from Netflix and wonder when - or if - you'll ever be in the mood to watch it? The days go by and that red envelope sits waiting on the coffee table. That happened to me this week with a film called Wilson. In it, Wo
WENY News - The Salvation Army Starts It's 'Red Kettle Campaign'
ELMIRA, NY -- Across the country, volunteers with The Salvation Army are gearing up for the organizations annual Red Kettle Campaign. It's a community effort to help fund the many programs offered year round. In Chemung County, The Salvation Army starts it's season on Friday evening. Volunteers will
Dryden residents, college students help neighbors with 'Rake in the Good Deeds'
"Thank you" was a common response to a joint effort that connected community for a crisp autumn morning. More than three dozen volunteers from Dryden High School, Tompkins Cortland Community College and residents of the Village of Dryden came together on Nov. 4 to help out their neighbors by raking
NY-23 Democratic candidates already preparing for 2018
New York's general election may be over, but candidates are already gearing up for next year's top races. One race that's already heating up: New York's 23rd congressional district. Stretching east-to-west from Tioga County to Lake Erie, north-to-south from Ontario County to the Pennsylvania border,
Victorious progressives are optimistic post-election
As the highs of last week's off-year election fade away, progressives in Tompkins County have to deal with a political feeling that seemed distant just one year ago: success. In a place that leans as heavily liberal as Tompkins County, electoral victory for the Democrats is not exactly uncommon; eve
Walmart pre-Black Friday ad: Deals, sales before Thanksgiving, Black Friday
Walmart's pre-Black Friday Ad is out with sale prices running from today through Nov. 22. Here are the best deals from BestBlackFriday.com. 1.Sony PlayStation 1 TB Slim Console + Free Vudu Movie Rental for $199.99 (save $100) - Available 11/19 2. LEGO City Police Station for $80 (in-store only) 3.
Alexandria man arrested for battery, cruelty to juveniles
ALEXANDRIA, La. (RPSO) - On November 14, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to allegations of a domestic complaint that occurred on Greenway Drive in Alexandria. The complainant reported to have received information that Mike McCoy Justice II, 40, committed a batt
Coroner's office employee accused of stealing dead man's credit card
ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An employee at the coroner's office in Rapides Parish has been arrested after Alexandria police said she allegedly stole a credit card of a man who died. Police told News Channel 5 that family members of the man reported that his credit card had been used after his death on
Two more arrests from Wardville shooting incident at Lee Ray's
WARDVILLE, La. (RPSO) - Devon Andrew Thomas, the suspect authorities had been searching for in connection with the shooting at Lee Ray's in Wardville, has been arrested, along with another suspect who was being treated at a local hospital. On November 15, deputies and detectives responded to Lee R
3rd suspect in botched Wardville armed robbery captured
A search is underway for the third suspect in an attempted robbery Sunday night at a Wardville convenience store. The store's owner, Frank Issa, shot at the robbers and wounded two. Those two, a still unidentified man who is hospitalized with a shot to the abdomen and a 16-year-boy shot in an arm,
Asia Moore asks judge to reduce half million dollar bond for murder charge
RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) - Asia Moore, 18, the Alexandria woman charged with the August stabbing death of Tyneisha Briggs, 17, after police said a social media argument turned deadly, is asking a Rapides Parish judge to reduce her bond. Moore is charged with second degree murder. Her bond is set a
Gov. Edwards' Statement on Decline in State's Unemployment
BATON ROUGE, La. (Office of the Governor) - On Friday, Gov. John Bel Edwards released a statement on the announcement that the state's unemployment rate continued its decline - dropping to 4.8 percent in October 2017. The last time the unemployment rate was lower than 4.8 percent was May 2008. "Th
Local law firm helps secure nearly $250 million verdict on faulty hip implants
DALLAS (KALB/Press Release) - Local law firm Neblett, Beard & Arsenault tells News Channel 5 that it has helped secure a $247 million verdict on behalf of six plaintiffs and four spouses who were seriously injured as a result of metal-on-metal hip implants. According to the law firm, a Dallas feder
Serena Williams gets married in New Orleans
CNN VAN - Serena Williams is married! The tennis star tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans on Thursday night. ZUMA Press / MGN The couple welcomed a baby girl in September and dated for two years. A long list of A-list guests attended the ceremony, rumored to cost ove
Good News: Vacaville Rotary Club donates $10K to homeless shelter
The Vacaville Rotary Club has donated $10,000 to Opportunity House, which will help expand the number residents the homeless shelter can house. It also will increase staffing in advance of the winter months. "The Rotary Board of Vacaville is happy to support this great community organization," Kathe
Vacaville firefighters 'fill the boot' for Muscular Dystrophy Association
Vacaville firefighters with VFA Local 3501 are once again looking to the community for help with its Fill the Boot fundraiser that benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Nut Tree Road and Nut Tree Parkway, firefighters will be out and abou
Vacaville High choir kicks off busy season at 'Christmas in My Hometown'
VACAVILLE - Ashley Parker, who directs the Vacaville High School choir, begins listening and searching for Christmas music in the late summer. "I joke around that I'm always 'bah humbug' by the time Christmas actually gets here," she shared in an email. The choir kicks off a busy holiday season Nov.