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Several holiday events happening across the Twin Tiers
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM - If you're looking to get into the holiday spirit for the weekend, there are plenty of chances to do so in the Twin Tiers. Variety show featuring three short plays, skits, and traditional Christmas carols.
Watkins Glen International donates $4,000 to Watkins Glen schools through RACE Foundation
Watkins Glen International is donating $4,000 through its RACE Foundation to help pay off balances of school lunches for students in the Watkins Glen Central School District, the track announced Wednesday.
Car crashes into Dunkin Donuts sign
ELMIRA, N.Y. WETM 18 NEWS - A car crashed into the Dunkin Donuts sign this morning at the Madison Avenue location in downtown Elmira. Police on the scene say the driver was an elderly man.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
This Holstein’s plea: ‘Stand beside me when you measure my size’
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — As I stood in the midst of enormous Holstein steers leisurely munching hay at a spanking new barn at Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York, I thought about Knickers, the already fading meme of bovine gigantism.
Watkins Glen Fire Dept. to Receive Life-Saving Pet Oxygen Masks
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - In preparation for National Fire Safety Month this October, Invisible Fence is donating life-saving pet oxygen masks on December 10, 2018 to the Watkins Glen Fire Department in Watkins Glen, New York to help reduce the number of pet fatalities.
One injured after fight turns into shooting
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - One person is injured after a fight turns into a shooting early Saturday morning. Elmira Police said they responded to a fight at the Field House Bar around 1:00 a.m.. They later learned shots were fired.
Man shot in Elmira, Police seeking information
ELMIRA (WBNG) — The Elmira Police Department is seeking help regarding an incident where a victim was struck by a stray bullet early Saturday morning. Elmira Police say they responded to a report of a “fight in progress” at the Field House Bar on Mt. Zoar Street around 1 a.m.
Rochester man arrested in Bath for selling drugs
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - A Rochester man faces charges for selling drugs in the Village of Bath. Bath Police said 23-year-old Jahari Hush was arrested at a home in the village. Police found crack cocaine, marijuana and a large amount of cash on him.
Forecast Discussion: 12/15/18 PM
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 16TH: 37°. Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Bradford and Tioga (NY) Counties from 2am-5pm Sunday. Tioga (PA) from Midnight - 1PM.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Beagle ‘Trooper’ update: He’s ‘comfortable and recuperating’
ITHACA, N.Y. (WBNG) — On Saturday,The Broome County Humane Society shared another update on the beagle named “Trooper” who was state police say was thrown from the window of a vehicle on Interstate 81 in Cortland County Wednesday.
Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting In Elmira
Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning on Elmira’s Southside. This morning at around 1:00am the Elmira Police Department were called to The Field House bar on Mt. Zoar St. for a report of a fight in progress.
Truck driver rescues dogs thrown out of car on I-81
The New York State Police is asking for public help identifying the person or persons who threw two dogs out of a moving vehicle on Interstate 81 in Central New York on Wednesday morning. Troopers pulled over when they saw a tractor trailer stopped on the side of the highway, and spotted a truck dri
Beagle ‘Trooper’ recovery: He ‘did well overnight’ and ‘ate his breakfast’
ITHACA, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Broome County Humane Society shared an update on the beagle named “Trooper” who was reportedly thrown from the window of a vehicle on Interstate 81 in Cortland County Wednesday.
Free dental check ups for students across the Twin Tiers
CHEMUNG COUNTY (WETM) - The Regional Primary Care Network is teaming up with schools across Chemung and parts of Schuyler county to provide dental and heath care to students who are in need of certain services.
Motor vehicle accident involving Chemung County Sheriff's Office vehicle
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Emergency crews where on the scene Friday night of a motor vehicle crash involving a Chemung County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Elmira police said around 6:15 p.m. they responded to E. Church St., at Clemens Center Parkway for a crash involving two vehicles. One of those vehicles
Dogs thrown from vehicle in Ithaca: Beagle will lose his leg
In a very disturbing animal cruelty report, two dogs were thrown from a dark blue vehicle on Interstate 81 near Ithaca. One of the beagles will lose his leg – he suffered the worst injuries.
Suspect in Elmira police hit and run indicted
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Billy McGinnis has been indicted on two counts of second-degree assault for allegedly hitting Elmira Police Officer Joshua Pratt with his car on Nov. 14, 2018.
Moravia wrestling tops Odessa-Montour-Watkins Glen on unsportsmanlike conduct penalty
MORAVIA — It almost came down to criteria. Instead of having to count the wins, pins and other tiebreakers, one of the Indians wrestlers cost his team a point by taking an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the last match of the night. The point proved to be the difference, as Moravia earned a 36-35