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Police: Man killed 73-year-old man in hunting incident
BARTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in central New York say a man who shot and killed his hunting partner has been charged with manslaughter. The Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton reports 53-year-old Dean Brockoff, of Lockwood, is scheduled to appear Tuesday in the Town of Barton Court on a charge of s
Second suspect arrested in connection with meth lab explosion
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - A second suspect was arrested in connection with an alleged meth lab explosion on Lounsbury avenue in Elmira.. Chat White is in Chemung County Jail awaiting trail, According to Elmira Heights Police.White and Jared Voorhees were both charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamp
Diocese of Rochester removes Tioga County priest during sex abuse investigation
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The Diocese of Rochester has removed two priests from the ministry as it looks into claims of sex abuse. Reverend Thomas Valenti, who works at Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick’s in Tioga County, and Reverend Erick Viloria, who served at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Geneva, have been
Lockwood Hunter Fatally Shot by Companion in Barton
A Lockwood man is charged with manslaughter after his hunting partner was fatally shot on private property in the Town of Barton in Tioga County December 9. The New York State Environmental Conservation Police arrested 53-year-old Dean Brockoff and charged him in connection with the death of a 73-ye
DEC: Shooter jailed after hunter dies in Tioga County incident
BARTON (WBNG) — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says officers responded Sunday morning to reports of a hunting-related shooting incident in Barton.
Tioga County Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
Tioga County Invites Public Comment on the Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. Since 2007, Tioga County has had a countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), prepared in accordance with state and federal standards and approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Since March 2018, the Co
Pay raises for county legislators to go in effect in 2019
CHEMUNG COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - The Chemung County Legislature voted in favor to give the legislators a three-percent pay raise in 2019. The vote passed Monday night with a 10-5 vote.
Two taken to hospital after head-on crash in Candor
CANDOR (WBNG) — Officials say one person had to be transported by helicopter to a hospital and another by ambulance following a serious crash in Candor. The crash happened on Route 96 near Iron Kettle Farm Monday evening, according to Tioga County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Shawn Nalepa.
Lockwood man shoots friend in hunting accident, now facing manslaughter charges
BARTON, N.Y. (WETM) - A Lockwood man is now dead after a hunting trip went horribly wrong on Sunday. The 73-year-old male was accidentally shot by his hunting companion, 53-year-old Dean Brockoff.
73-year-old Lockwood man dies, friend charged, in hunting incident in Barton
A 73-year-old Lockwood man is dead and his hunting partner is charged with felony manslaughter after a shooting incident in the Town of Barton on Sunday morning. The DEC Region 7 Environmental Conservation Police Officers said the victim was shot on a private property off Miller Hollow Road at about
Bradford County murder subject of Oxygen Network program
A murder case that rocked Bradford County in 2010 will be the subject of a television crime series episode this week. The Oxygen Network series "Criminal Confessions" will cover the investigation that led to the arrest and conviction of Emily Bellows Shaffer in the beating death of 65-year-old Carol
WWE will be coming back to Elmira for the Road to WrestleMania
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - First Arena announced on Monday that WWE will be coming back to Elmira for the Road to WrestleMania on Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019. The lineup is set to include superstars such as AJ Styles, the Miz, Shinsuke Nakamura, Charlotte Flair, Asuka, Becky Lynch, and Jeff Hardy.
ND's Walker takes a first, Waverly's Talada gets a school record at Ithaca
There were several good performances by local athletes at the Ithaca College Bomber High School Invitational Saturday. Notre Dame’s Alyssa Walker (3:09.69) won the 1000 meter run, holding off two Corning runners down the stretch.
Erin Man Arrested On Weapons Charges
The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of 43 year-old Jason R Collister of Erin, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor.
Elmira Community Kitchen to serve Christmas dinner
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Continuing its tradition since 1981, the Elmira Community Kitchen will serve Christmas dinner on Dec. 25 from 2-3p.m. Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler will be accepting donations and volunteers through Friday, Dec. 14. Donations of half-hams, fresh tangerines and packets
Erin contractor charged with grand larceny
A Chemung County contractor has been charged with grand larceny after he allegedly failed to finish a home improvement job he was paid for in advance. The Chemung County Sheriff's Office charged Dakota Decker, 29, of Joe Green Road in the Town of Erin, with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.
Two Twin Tiers Natives Appear in Kenny Lofton Film
ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - A movie produced by former baseball great Kenny Lofton is headed to the Heights Theater in Elmira Heights. "My First Miracle" will play at the Heights Theater on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.
Boys basketball: Scott Woodring hits for 41 points as Waverly holds off Notre Dame
If the opening week of Waverly's boys basketball season is an indication, the Wolverines' opponents are going to have their hands full inside with 6-foot-7 junior Scott Woodring all season long.
Tops Friendly Markets gives back
ELMIRA, N.Y. - This holiday season, Tops Friendly Markets is working with nine food banks across all of the chains market and impacting more than 1.3 million people in need. The Little Brown Bags of Hope campaign will take place throughout the week of December 10-14 from 11am – noon. The campaign al
Nichols: Dancing United with the Starz '18 lights up the night
NICHOLS -- The Tioga United Way's Dancing United with the Starz '18 was a great success thanks to their generous donors, sponsors, dancers, volunteers and supporters. On Saturday, Dec. 1, more than 400 guests sparkled and swayed in Tioga Downs' gorgeous grand ballroom in Nichols. Over-the-top hors d