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Elmira man guilty of murder in stabbing death

Jurors on Monday asked for the court reporter to read back testimony of Sha-heen Harris, a cousin of Sturgis who was 17 at the time of the killing, and was the only witness to come forward and cooperate with police.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-20 20:58:00

Waverly: Police chief releases monthly report

In addition, officers issued 38 vehicle and traffic violations, and assisted eight other police agencies outside the village.

MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-20 08:30:00

Horseheads Police Department releases video of suspect in string of thefts from residents

The Horseheads Police Department is asking for help to identify the suspect in a string of thefts from residents in the Village of Horseheads. If anyone can identify this person, contact the Horseheads Police Department at 735-8600.Provided / Horseheads Police Department(Photo: Picasa, )The Horsehea

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 20:44:00

Sayre: Music and food -- Summerfest impacts hunger

SAYRE -- The Sayre Christian Church on Saturday continued its annual mission to fight against hunger by hosting its second Annual Summerfest.The music festival raised money for the church's yearly food packaging event, which is slated to take place on Sept. 29."We have four Christian bands performin

MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-20 08:30:00

Police: Vehicle caught on fire after roll-over crash, man was heavily ticketed

Police said Donald Ball, the man who was ticketed, was taken by ambulance to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania, for body pain.

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-20 21:59:00

Spinach and bacon tortellini bake

24 oz. Alfredo pasta sauce, jar or home made3/4 cup water19 oz. cheese-filled tortellini, frozen or fresh1 cup plus 2 tbsp. crumbled bacon5 oz. course chopped baby spinach2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese,divided1 tsp. dry basil

WETM - 2018-08-20 13:13:04

Heroin, methamphetamine seized by task force at Johnson City apartment

Officials say Anthony E. Koedatich was charged with the felonies of third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (heroin), third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and the misdemeanors of second degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and two cou

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-08-19 20:17:00

Bradford County: Owego man pleads no contest in vehicle arson

TOWANDA -- An Owego man who was facing several charges in connection with four incidents that occurred in Orwell and Asylum townships last year has recently pleaded "no contest" in Bradford County Court of Common Pleas to two charges.Michael J. Johns, 33, pleaded "nolo contendere" to charges of reck


South Waverly: Speeding stop leads to new charges against man who had pleaded guilty in bar assault -- Cops clocked suspect traveling over 100 mph on Pitney Street

SOUTH WAVERLY -- An Athens man who pleaded guilty last month to a charge stemming from a bar assault in Sayre is facing new charges after police clocked the vehicle he was driving traveling at speeds over 100 miles per hour on Pitney Street.The new charges against 22-year-old Matthew Vincent Smith s


Urban Sketchers Corning spends the day in Elmira

Each chapter travels within their region to sketch, draw, paint etc. at different locations with just one goal in mind; sketch from life. That means sketching exactly what they see in their surroundings at that given time.

WETM - 2018-08-19 22:41:28

Actions of 9-year-old saves lives of flood victims

MONROE TOWNSHIP — Through the quick actions of a local 9-year-old, two people swept away by flood waters may have had their lives saved.During the heavy rainfall and flash flooding that tore through the area on Tuesday, a house on Kellogg Road in Monroe Township was swept away.As a result, a man and


The Children's House reminds of options when it comes to child abuse

The Children’s House in Towanda is reminding people about the options they have to combat child abuse following the recent Pennsylvania Grand Jury report that shed light on the abuse of children within six of the state’s Catholic Dioceses.In a statement, officials with The Children’s House said:“Wit

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-08-19 09:00:00

House fire breaks out on Lake Rd.

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Red Cross offers disaster relief to flood victims

For those who are affected by the flood damage, mops, brooms, bleach, bottled water, and other personal hygiene products were available. A hot meal was also served to anyone who came to pick up supplies

WETM - 2018-08-19 22:41:30

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier feeds 400 families

ELMIRA, N.Y. - With the school year approaching in a few short weeks, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier is trying to remove some of the strain of back to school budgets by giving away food to hundreds of families.


Jury starts deliberations in Elmira murder trial

Both sides wrapped up their arguments Friday in the Chemung County Court trial of Demetrius Mack, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the June 12, 2017 stabbing death of 29-year-old Albert Sturgis at Gush's Thirsty Bear on East Washington Avenue in Elmira.


Waverly: Village to apply for grants for water projects

WAVERLY -- Village officials are preparing to apply for two grants to help upgrade the municipality's water systems.Specifically, the village will apply for at least a portion of a $125,000 pool of grants from state Sen. Fred Akshar's office to help fund a series of stormwater drainage projects, and


T.A.C.O. Food Pantry helping flood victims

T.A.C.O. is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. It is located at 1876 Golden Mile Road, Wysox. Those with questions can call (570) 265-4422.

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-08-19 09:00:00

Horseheads house fire deemed suspicious

In the meantime, authorities suspect possible arson, according to theChemung County Sheriff's Office.


Robert A. Lewis is wanted by the Elmira Police Department

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Robert A. Lewis is wanted by the Elmira Police Department. Lewis is charged with petit larceny, obstruction of governmental administration, criminal possession of a controlled substance and robbery.