Breaking News from Wellsville

Find the latest Wellsville News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

With a little help from friends, club stages 74th annual event

WELLSVILLE — Don’t be surprised if you find yourself humming along when the Wellsville Lions Club presents its annual variety show this Friday and Saturday. The theme of the show is "TV Tunes" and the songs are the show stopping feature when club members take the audience back to TV’s Golden Era. Me


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Allegany County along for the ride as ATV business booms

ANDOVER — Ed and Joe Kent are the fourth generation to operate the 1,600 acre family farm in Andover, where they raise Christmas trees and pumpkins, and harvest hay, oats, and beef cattle.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Several injured, pet lost in Allegany blaze Tuesday

ALLEGANY, N.Y. — A fire that gutted a mobile home at 2:02 a.m. Tuesday in the town of Allegany caused serious injuries to a mother and her small son, as well smoke inhalation and other injuries to four other children, all of whom escaped the structure.


Hoodie Hoo fights off winter

WHITESVILLE — Hoodie Hoo celebrants scared Old Man Winter away Saturday, for at least a few hours as the sun came out to ease the dreariness of a winter afternoon. Roads were a little icy getting over the hills to Whitesville Saturday morning, but that didn’t stop the 50-plus visitors who made their


Olean man arrested, charged with production of child pornography

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An Olean man was arrested and charged with the production of child pornography, U.S. Attorney James Kennedy announced Tuesday. Jacob Tunison, 29, faces 15 to 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He appeared in court Tuesday and is being held after a detention hearing.


Genesee River Wilds hits 10-year milestone

WELLSVILLE — Take a drive around Allegany County on a hot summer day and you’re likely to spy a kayak, whether it’s on the water, on the back of a truck or sitting on someone’s property, waiting for the next float.


Winter Weather Advisory issued for WNY Wednesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and northern Erie Counties from 1 p.m. through 10 p.m. Wednesday. Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming and southern Erie Counties will be under the same advisory from 10 a.m. Wednesday through 1 a.m. Th


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Women's health in local spotlight

BELMONT — With help from state Senator Catharine Young, the Allegany County Health Department is able to provide extra programming for women through the Women’s Health Initiative.


High Wind Watch on Sunday for WNY, Lakeshore Flood Watch

BUFFALO, N.Y. — High Wind Watch in effect for all of Western New York from 7am Sunday morning until 7am Monday morning for Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Chautauqua county. And the Watch is from 10am Sunday to 4am Monday for Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties.


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Assistance offered for St. Bernard students to attend Olean Catholic schools

When administrators at St. Bernard School announced in January that the campus will close at the end of the school year, several people with the Bradford Central Christian Charitable Trust board decided to make Christian education available to the displaced students through tuition assistance.


Eight District 9 Playoff Contests on Tap Thursday Led by 3A Title Games in Boys and Girls

KNOX, Pa. (D9Sports) – Led by the District 9 Class 3A title games for both the boys and the girls, eight games are on tap in District basketball playoff action Thursday. (Photo: North Clarion’s Korey Mills. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)


Chemung County native crowned 1st alternate New York State dairy princess

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Alyssa Roorda, a Horseheads native, was named 1st alternate state dairy princess at the 56th Annual New York State Dairy Princess Pageant. The pageant consisted of interviews, speeches, and a product knowledge exam.


Firefighters battle truck fire in Eldred Borough

Eldred Borough firefighters battled a truck fire that occurred overnight between Monday and Tuesday. No one was injured, said Eldred Fire Chief Kevin Cummings. He said state police were brought in to investigate. Police have not released a cause of the blaze as of press time.


A new 'legacy' is born

HORNELL — It's the successful end of a "Legacy" at Alstom in Hornell. On Wednesday, employees at the rail manufacturing plant celebrated the completion of the Philadelphia, Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) project, which was several years in the making.


(3:35 PM) Olean Man Charged With Production Of Child Porn

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday that Jacob Tunison, 29, of Olean was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with production of child pornography. The charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum penalty of 30 years, and a $250,000 fine.


St. James makes surgical maneuvers

HORNELL — Old newspaper scribes are known to say that in politics, everything is local. That same slogan is quickly becoming applicable to medicine as St. James Hospital in Hornell expands options for performing surgeries locally.