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WENY News - Waverly Woman Accused of Stealing From Sears While Employed Ther

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A Waverly woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing from Sears while she was employed there. Alisha Talmage is charged with 4th degree Grand Larceny. According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, Talmage was an Office Associate at Sears at the Arnot Mall. She's accu

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 15:58:00

Classroom sealed after white powder found

MANSFIELD - An unknown white powder turned out to be nothing of concern, but its presence in a folder brought to school by a student initiated the emergency protocol at W. L. Miller Elementary School last week. According to Southern Tioga School District Superintendent Sam Rotella, the student "unin

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 18:00:00

Tannery demolition to be this summer

WESTFIELD - The Westfield Borough Council met Tuesday, March 13. Council president James Davis conducted the meeting with four of the seven councilmen (a quorum) present. Bill Roosa, interim director of operations of the Tioga County Development Corporation gave the Council an update on the tannery

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 20:00:00

Tractor Supply plans animal swap

If you have one type of livestock and are interested in another, mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., because the Tractor Supply Co. store in Mansfield will be hosting an animal swap. The event is open to the public and is intended to give Tractor Supply customers t

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 20:00:00

Two men charged with stealing items from truck outside casino

PLAINS TWP. - Two men from Lackawanna County were arrested after an alleged smash-and-grab at the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino parking lot early Friday. Township police said they caught Christopher Chalk, 42, of Covington Township, and Clifton Fussell, 42, of Mayfield, driving away from the casino at a

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-03-23 01:54:38

WENY News - Elmira man arrested, at least two pounds of crystal meth seized

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man was arrested after police allegedly found at least one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, oxycodone, narcotic paraphernalia, and cash during a search of a home. According to Elmira Police, 35-year-old Chris Kimbell of Elmira was charged with crimin

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-23 02:37:00

WENY News - New Restaurant in Horseheads Offers Authentic, Texas-Style Barbe

Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY)-- A new restaurant bringing the taste of Texas to the Southern Tier is open for business on Old Ithaca Road in Horseheads. Sample This Barbecue is dishing up home-style barbecue for all to try. Andrew Sample moved to upstate New York from Texas a little over a year ago. Afte

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 11:21:00

Cat rescue seeks local support

COVINGTON - Lissa Hamilton loves cats so much that she can't stop taking them in when she finds one alone, lost or neglected. She has more than she can count; some she has decided to keep and others looking for their "fur"-ever homes. That led her to affiliate with Cause4Paws, and she is now the reg

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 00:15:00

Billboard To Pay Tribute To Cows In I-86 Crash

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- The 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' wants to honor the cattle killed in a crash last Friday. The animal rights organization announced its plan to place a memorial billboard on I-86 near eastbound exit 56. Last Friday, at around 12:30 a.m. a tractor trailer was invo

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 08:06:00

Pa. Overdose Information Network goes online

A new network was unveiled Monday that will serve as a central hub for information that law enforcement and public health officials can use in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The Pennsylvania Overdose Information Network will track overdoses, naloxone administrations, and investigative drug i


'I explode': Cheri Lindsey's killer was denied parole in 2017

Jean Lindsey of Binghamton talks about her family staying together after the murder of daughter Cheri. In the 34 years since Cheri was killed, the Lindsey family has stayed together; Jean and her husband David recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Wochit Thirty-three years were spent behind bar

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-03-21 15:29:02

Intoxicated Columbia Cross Roads Man Assaults Sayre Officers

SAYRE, Pa. (18 NEWS)- - A Columbia Cross Roads man is behind bars after assaulting multiple police officers on St. Patrick's Day. According to Sayre Borough Police, it started at about 10:30 Saturday night when they received reports of a black male knocking on doors and yelling obscenities in the ar


16 charged for various crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Lamarr Allen Strothers, 39, of 423 Louisa St.; city police; possession of PCP and public drunkenness in the 400 block of Hepburn Street on Friday; jailed in li

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Williamsport Decluttering with Online Sale

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Williamsport Area School District is doing a bit of its own spring cleaning this week. For the first time in three years, the school is holding a silent auction and selling hundreds of items in an online sale. Newswatch 16 stopped by the district's warehouse to get a closer look

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-21 22:09:01

Bath man facing rape charges

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A 23-year-old Bath man is facing a felony rape charge after State Troopers responded to Ira Davenport hospital for a report of an alleged sexual assault. It's alleged that Cody Marvin had sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17. He is charged with rape in the thi

WETM - 2018-03-21 18:38:47

Former county prison CO denies sexual abuse of inmate

LOCK HAVEN-A former corrections officer denies he sexually abused an inmate at the Clinton County Correctional Facility in 2015. The denial Tuesday by Chanse Davy was among a flurry of activity the past two days in U.S. Middle District Court regarding the complaint of Jade Ferguson of Williamsport.


Local newspaper set to lay off nearly 100 employees

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Close to 100 workers who work for, and print, the Elmira Star-Gazette, The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, and the Ithaca Journal, are being laid off. Gannet, which publishes the papers, is closing down its 12-year-old, $50 million printing facility in Johnson City th

WETM - 2018-03-21 22:26:06

Wanted: Reward Offered For Arrest

The Broome County District Attorney's Office and Binghamton Police Department are offering a $5,000 reward, leading to the arrest of Valentino F. Mondolfi. A material witness warrant has been issued for Mondolfi's arrest. Last known address: 124 Mason Ave., Binghamton. Mondolfi is described as a whi


Former Corning Fire Lieutenant Sentenced to Fire Years Probation for Selling Heroin

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS)- - The former Corning Fire Lieutenant accused of selling heroin is granted a plea deal and sentenced to five years probation in Chemung County Court Monday. 43-year-old, Thomas Margeson was arrested and charged with selling heroin back in September. The arrest came after a 1


Athens Township: Child porn suspect waives hearing on sex assault charges

ATHENS TOWNSHIP -- A Rome man who was charged last year with possession of child pornography waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley Tuesday on series of sexual assault charges stemming from two incidents that occurred in the Valley over 20 years ago. The case a