Support for area farmers has emerged as a touchstone issue in the state's new budget with a whole crop of farmer friendly provisions targeted at the state's farming industry.  According to State more
Some major economic news was announced on Monday in the form a $500,000 grant issued to the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, a collaboration between Binghamton University, Cornell University, Corning more
A 23 year old Prattsburgh woman has been charged by State Police for receiving unemployment benefits she was not entitled to.  Sabriana Tilton allegedly received more than 77-HUNDRED dollars more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, newly-appointed to the Senate Task Force on Workforce Development, says the emphasis needs to shift from job-creating tax cuts to retraining workers to qualify for more
On March 20, 2015, the Appellate Division of the N.Y.S. Supreme Court in Rochester unanimously affirmed the Seneca County conviction of defendant Alexander VanVleet, rejecting all seven claims made more
Former Riverside clerk-treasurer 37 year-old Kristina Johnson will do jail time and pay $50,000 in restitution after admitting Friday in Steuben County Court to repeatedly pilfering village coffers more
A popular packaged food product is being recalled because it might contain small pieces of metal and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has issued an urgent advisory to those who received the product more
A complaint of a person with a gun at the Microtel Motel in Bath resulted in the arrest of three people on felony drug charges. 57 year old Randy Brown, of Painted Post, 32 year old Emmy Clare, of more
At about 5:30am Friday, March 13th, the Bath Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 15 Lackawanna Street in the village of Bath. Bath Police were first to more
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UPDATE:  1:10AM State Police have released the names of the injured victims from a crash Wednesday afternoon between an ambulance headed north on State Route 54 returning to its home base and a more
A 43 year old Steuben County woman that admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her mother-in-law will be sentenced in Steuben County Court today. Lisa Butler pleaded guilty last more
A study will be conducted to determine the cause of flash floods that damaged town of Wayne road homes in Keuka Village last summer. A 50-thousand-dollar State Community Development Block Grant will more
A Hornell teen. who was allegedly drunk when his car struck a tree causing the death of his 19 year-old passenger, has been charged by State Police with vehicular manslaughter. The accident occurred more
A 23 year old Corning man has been charged with rape following an investigation by New York State Police. Evin Swarthout is accused of having sex with an underage girl on Valentine's Day weekend at more
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A bipartisan group of 114 state legislators, organized by state Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, joined county and town highway superintendents and other local leaders from more
The trial of the Rochester man accused of shooting a Bath man in the Steuben County village last summer in an alleged drug-related incident is set to begin today.  24 year old Steven Alexander more
A 32 year old Rochester man has been arrested by State Police after he allegedly used a backhoe to dig up a 40 foot stretch of roadway in the Steuben County town of Prattsburgh. Kyle Calabria is more
State Police have arrested a Hammondsport man for allegedly stealing a car. Dewane Burdick is accused of stealing a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Elmira Police Department and recovered more
A boil water advisory has been issued for the town of Prattsburgh by the New York State Health Department. Water must be boiled for at least two minutes until further notice. The town has been more
10:30 a.m. update: For residents of the Town of Prattsburgh: The Town and School are providing drinking water to the public at the PCS Ag Center on County Route 74 Water is available on Wednesday more
A Rochester man has been charged with selling cocaine in the village of Bath. Darius Smith was arrested on warrants issued out of Superior Court alleging he sold the drug in the Steuben County more
One of the annual events that brought NASCAR drivers and fans closer together every August when the racing circuit made its way to Watkins Glen will be no more. The Gaffer District announced last more
State Police have arrested a Steuben County man after a reported incident that occurred last month in the town of Cohocton. Thomas Avery was charged with rape and incest. Thomas Avery Avery is a more
A 37 year old Steuben County woman has been charged with felony rape following an investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office. Kathleen Buckuis is accused of having sex with a 15 year old more
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Assemblyman and talk show host Bill Nojay, an outspoken critic of the Cuomo administration, says the Governor has good reason to be worried about federal investigators given the fact that much of his more
A Bath man is in Steuben County Jail after being accused of stealing thousands of dollars in cash and scratch-off lottery tickets while employed as a cashier at Smokey's Truck Stop in Kanona. more
A Corning man that led police on a chase early Friday morning was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County.  Corning Police started a pursuit of more
A Southern Tier call center will cut 278 jobs. Sitel, in Painted Post, his filed a notice of claim with the State Labor Department and blames the loss of a client contract for the job cuts. more
The New York State Police working in conjunction with Steuben County Child Protective Services has resulted in the arrest of a 27 year-old man for allegedly sexually abusing two children under the more
A three month investigation by the Bath Village Police Department and the Steuben County Department of Social Services has resulted in the arrest of a 33 year old Bath woman. Karen Turner is accused more
The report of a suspicious vehicle at Wilkins Recreational Vehicles on State Route 415 in the town of Bath led to the arrest of a 44 year old Rochester man Sunday.  When State Police responded more
Congressman Tom Reed's staff will be in Prattsburgh Tuesday to meet with residents for a town hall meeting. Reed's staff members will be looking for feedback from residents on Medicare, Social more
Trials for the Steuben County couple accused of stealing hundreds of thousand of dollars from an elderly woman, while also collecting welfare benefits, will soon begin their respective trials in more
The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become more
The investigation into a bomb threat last month that resulted in the evacuation of Corning Community College's residence hall has resulted in the arrest of a 19 year old Waverly man. Matthew Lee is more
State Police in Bath are continuing to investigate an incident involving an Avoca school student being dragged by her school bus Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened on County Route 55 in the more
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Republican State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Governor Cuomo missed the mark on a number of fronts in laying out his so-called Opportunity Agenda for upstate New York. Cuomo's proposals were more
A 30 year old Bradford man has been charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police.  Jared Mendez is accused of unlawfully more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [ more
A 47 year old Bradford man has been charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police. Kenneth Sanford is accused of having more
A guilty plea in Steuben County Court from the Bath man accused of kidnapping a woman as she was jogging in June of 2013 in the town of Thurston. On June 13th, 2013, Jason Strauss stopped a female more
A 28 year old Elmira woman has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than two thousand dollars from an elderly Corning man she was taking care of.  Tara Girardi is a home more
A Bath teenager has been charged with harassment after an alleged incident that occurred with a fellow student at Haverling High School.  Jay Harrington is accused of harassing the student on more
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The New York State Assembly convened in Albany, Wednesday , for the first time in 2015 and organized itself for the upcoming legislative session.  Like many Republican lawmakers, Assemblyman more
State Police are continuing to investigate a one-car accident on New Year's Eve that killed a Hornell man.  Thomas Flynn was traveling northwest on County Route 29 in the town of Canisteo more
A Corning man has been indicted by a Chemung County grand jury on two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals in connection with alleged incidents that occurred in November. Erik Miller is more
The investigation into thefts at Simmons Rockwell in Bath has resulted in the arrest of a 25 year old Bath man. Thomas White is charged with two misdemeanor counts of petit larceny and felony counts more
Corning announced Wednesday it will likely cut costs, which may include what they call "modest" job cuts, to support profit in a weakening economy. It's the latest manufacturer to warn that the more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary more
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There'll be an auction Monday for the long docked Keuka Maid in Urbana. Bernie Brzostek's Auction Service out of Phoenix, New York will auction off the dinner boat and its contents. We asked him what more
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The Keuka Maid has been sold! Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan attended Monday morning's auction in the town of Urbana. [audio:KeukaMaidsold.mp3] So what options does the new more
The town of Urbana has given the new owner of the Keuka Maid until the end of November to show it's in good enough condition to remain on Keuka Lake.  Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction in more
We've just received word from the Steuben County Sheriff's Office the missing Hammondsport woman, Melissa Sherry was found dead Friday morning adjacent to a field off Manning Ridge Road in Campbell.& more
The body of a Steuben County soldier killed last week in Afghanistan is expected to come home Tuesday morning. 22-year old Army Specialist Ryan P. Jayne was killed by a roadside bomb November 3rd. more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] more
A 14-year-old Steuben County boy was killed after crashing an ATV. Around 6:30 pm Friday on State Route 417 in Addison. Jacob Davis of Cameron was thrown from a four-wheeler after losing control and more
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The new owners of the Gold Seal Winery in Hammondsport unveiled some pretty ambitious plans over the weekend that, if ever completed, would be sure to boost tourism in the region. John and Linda more
100 hourly workers were laid off this week at Corning Incorporated's two local emissions control manufacturing facilities. A Corning spokesperson said the job cuts are temporary and are not part of more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become more
  Summer was miserable for farmers across upstate New York. Long stretches of hot weather with no rain created dangerous drought conditions. Now, the USDA says several counties upstate -- more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's more
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The Keuka Maid will go up for auction today. The dinner boat has sat idle at its dock in the town of Urbana for about 7 years and will be auctioned off by Brzostek’s Auction Service out of more
At least 19 New Yorkers have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak linked to spinach salad mix purchased at Wegmans stores. Of those ill, five have been hospitalized, with four already having been more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently concluded its 4th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier fundraiser.  The Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager, Missy Goetschius, more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[ more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca more
An English teacher with the Bath-Haverling school district has been arrested on forcible touching charges in connection with an alleged classroom incident that involved a 13 year old female student.& more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             & more
A Steuben County man faces multiple charges for allegedly holding a child against their will.  Matthew York is accused of felony criminal contempt along with misdemeanor charges of unlawful more
  Friday, we reported that three Canandaigua hikers had a rough night in the dark after falling down an embankment Thursday night at Clark's Gully in the Town of Italy. On Friday afternoon, more
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Hundreds or possibly even thousands of people are expected to show their appreciation for a fallen Steuben County soldier by lining the route that will be used to return his body to Corning on more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... more
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The long docked dinner boat Keuka Maid has a new owner today. Jeremy Fields of Fields Construction and Excavation in Canandaigua bid 26 thousand dollars at auction Monday morning. His plans for the more
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The 2012 Donald and Corinne Stork Award for Community Service was recently awarded to a Branchport resident at Keuka College.  Doug Lippincott is the Director of Communications at Keuka. more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3] more
  Election Day is tomorrow. Every seat in the New York State Legislature is up for grabs. That’s 213 separate, individual spots that could look very different Wednesday morning. Many more
Another Steuben County soldier has lost his life while serving his country in Afghanistan. 22 year old Ryan Jayne, a Corning native, who recently was living in Canisteo, died over the weekend, the more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a more
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It's never a waste of time to be prepared for the worst. This weekend why not get that emergency kit checked and rechecked. Red Cross spokesperson Erin Caldwell has a few tips on what to keep in your more
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