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Wegmans growing an army of organic farmers

On a hill overlooking Canandaigua Lake, Wegmans organic farmers are playing mad food scientists. Through trial and error and experimentation, they're coming up with new methods to grow food like it was grown hundreds of years ago, without herbicides and chemicals. Not only are they succeeding, but a

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 22:23:16

Local Sports Teams Lend a Helping Hand

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Two local high school athletic teams are lending a helping hand in their respective communities. This past Saturday, members of the Corning Hawks swimming & diving team volunteered their time with the Steuben County Habitat For Humanity Event. Each student-athlete, along

WETM - 2017-09-19 23:15:48

Elmiran suspected in woman's disappearance faces unrelated felony charges

David Perry, a suspect in the 2011 disappearance of a Florida woman, was indicted on 37 burglary counts in Steuben County. Jeff Murray / Staff video An Elmira man who was a person of interest in the disappearance of a Florida woman has been indicted on multiple felony counts in an unrelated case in

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 16:46:20

Community reaction to Fire Lieutenant arrested on drug charges

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - This week's drug arrest of a lieutenant with the Corning Fire Department is generating a lot of reaction. Members of the community are surprised that a first responder - someone who should be fighting against the epidemic - could have possibly been contributing to it. Acc

WETM - 2017-09-19 21:20:28

Member of 2 NY fire departments charged with selling heroin

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have charged a member of two fire departments in New York's Southern Tier with selling heroin. The Star-Gazette of Elmira reports (http://stargaz.tt/2ybRsf4 ) that a Chemung County grand jury has indicted 43-year-old Thomas Margeson, of Horseheads, on a felony cou

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:57:33

Area lawmakers hold community meetings

ERIN, N.Y. (WENY) -- State and local representatives met with constituents to talk about issues they face in the Southern Tier Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano held a community meeting in Erin Tuesday evening to listen to issues. Residents could go and voice their opinions, or write

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-09-20 00:10:00

WENY News - Local Lawmakers Holding Community Meetings Tuesday Evening

Chemung County, N.Y. (WENY)-- Three local politicians are holding community meetings around Chemung County to listen to concerns and suggestions from constituents. State Senator Tom O'Mara, and Assemblymen Chris Friend and Phil Palmesano will be holding two community meetings Tuesday evening. The f

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-09-19 12:46:00

Buy Sell Trade Play brings fun to Trumansburg

Tucked between Little Venice and Hazelnut Kitchen on Main Street in Trumansburg sits downtown's latest addition: Buy Sell Trade Play. The name says it all. Owner Christian Seaman wants people to be able to do it all, buy new items they maybe never thought they would end up with, sell their old and g

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-19 10:30:00

Along the trail: Take a walk through the region's golden age

Just about 30 minutes from Ithaca is a 12-mile long recreation trail that is equal parts history museum and nature exhibit. The Catharine Valley Trail follows the trackbed of the old Chemung Railroad which, in turn, follows the towpath of the historic Chemung Canal (1833-1878) that once connected Wa

ITHACA.COM - 2017-09-18 10:00:00

Meetings This Week Sept 18-24

Canandaigua Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Gateway Grille in Canandaigua. www.dkgpistateomega.org. Canandaigua Community Toastmasters, 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, director's conference room at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bldg 6, Room 1

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-17 19:39:00

Free and public Medicare seminars to help you sign up

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A Lieutenant in the Corning Fire Department has been arrested on charges of selling heroin. 43-year-old Thomas Margeson, of Horseheads, has been arrested by the Chemung County Sheriff's Office and charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree,

WETM - 2017-09-18 23:00:49

Gamers and comics fans flock to First Arena for Twin Tiers Comic-Con

The crowds that visited the First Arena this weekend didn't don ice skates. Some came dressed as characters from the "Doctor Who" and the "Avengers" movie series, while others browsed comic book stands and posed with "Halo" video game characters. The Twin Tiers Comic-Con drew hundreds of fans from a

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-17 15:27:52

Clothing at no cost for Horseheads High School students

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Students at Horseheads High School will be wearing some department store fashions without paying department store prices. The school held its first-ever Raider Remix clothing drive initiated by English and psychology teacher, Darby Thompson. The goal is to make sure stud

WETM - 2017-09-19 03:31:13

Horseheads Fire Dept. Deputy Chief indicted for alleged heroin sales

HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) - The Deputy Fire Chief for the Village of Horseheads Fire Department, who is now suspended, is facing a drug charge after a 10 month investigation. Thomas Margeson, 43, is charged with 3rd degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. Village of Horseheads Manager Brad Lytl

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-09-18 23:36:00

One killed in Tompkins County crash Friday

One person was killed late Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident in the Tompkins County Town of Caroline. The crash took place around 4:40 p.m. on Gulf Creek Road, according to New York State Police at Ithaca. The driver was southbound in a 2003 Ford pickup truck when he apparently lost control

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-17 20:45:34

Metal health: Warrant, Quiet Riot, Cinderella's Keifer team up at Tag's

Tag's Summer Stage in Big Flats will wrap up its 25th season Sunday night with a trio of metal acts from the 1970s and '80s: Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Warrant and Quiet Riot. Cinderella - formed in 1983 as part of the Philadelphia music scene - first found success with the 1986 debut record "Night So

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 01:20:44

David Perry indicted on 37 counts of burglary

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - David Perry, the man suspected in the disappearance of his then-girlfriend Kelly Rothwell back in 2011, has been indicted on 37 counts of second-degree burglary, all class C felonies. Perry was indicted after a three-month long investigation by the Painted Post Police

WETM - 2017-09-19 15:16:14

Urban Arts Crawl extending its life

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Urban Arts Crawl is returning for a third season at the end of this month. The final Friday in every month from September to May is when the event takes place, but organizers are excited to announce that it's now extending to 12 months out of the year. Many Market Street a

WETM - 2017-09-19 21:55:28

Dog saves its family before house burns to the ground

TALLAHASEE, FL - Their night was far from restful. James Parsons had gone to sleep early in his family's Woodville mobile home. His wife, meanwhile, was just heading to bed. But that Tuesday morning at 1:56 a.m., the family's 3-year-old chihuahua-dachshund Sir LaRue Winnieschnitzle was restless. The

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 12:25:48

Professor discusses her work with biohackers

Elias Olsen/The Ithacan Lauren Britton, an ethnographer and assistant professor of media arts, works with biohackers, specifically those who embed technological chips into their bodies. Lauren Britton, an ethnographer and assistant professor of media arts, works with biohackers, specifically tho

THEITHACAN.ORG - 2017-09-20 03:27:05