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Police: Man caused $800K+ in damages at Eaton Corp. in Southern Tier

Police: Man caused $800K+ in damages at Eaton Corp. in Southern Tier
In Horseheads, a man was taken into custody for allegedly causing over $800,000 in damages at the Eaton Corporation. Cory R. Roth, 32, faces multiple charges following a weekend incident where he reportedly trespassed and ... more
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Able 2 employee charged with stealing over $9,000 from client with disabilities

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An employee of Able 2, a nonprofit aiding those with developmental disabilities, has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $9,000 from a client’s account. The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office reports that Amanda L. Potter, ... more
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Ithaca duo face assault charges after hit-and-run leaving police officer seriously hurt

Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung
In a striking turn of events, Fatiuna Massaline, a 24-year-old from Ithaca was arrested on Saturday after being involved in an assault on a Chemung County Sheriff’s Investigator. This incident, which occurred during a retail ... more
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Steep cost of poverty in the Finger Lakes: A decline of health and life expectancy

Steep cost of poverty in the Finger Lakes: A decline of health and life expectancy
The Finger Lakes region is known for its picturesque landscapes and tourism, but a silent crisis is unfolding. A recent report by Common Ground Health, supported by data from the New York State Department of ... more
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Tragic accident in Barton: Child on tricycle struck and killed

Fatal basement fire under investigation in Avon
In the Town of Barton, a devastating incident occurred on the afternoon of March 26 when a four-year-old girl was fatally hit by a car. New York State Police reported that the accident happened around ... more
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State police investigate after hidden cameras found in Horseheads neighborhood

State police investigate after hidden cameras found in Horseheads neighborhood
In a concerning discovery, New York State Police in Horseheads have reported finding several camouflaged surveillance cameras hidden outside homes in the Barrington housing development. These devices, designed to blend into their surroundings, were disguised ... more
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Girl Scout cookie season extended thanks to poor weather last weekend

Girl Scout cookie season extended thanks to poor weather last weekend
Due to last weekend's unfavorable weather leading to the cancellation of numerous cookie booths, the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Council has announced an extension of the cookie sale season through April 21. Initially set ... more
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Federal funding boosts healthcare in the Finger Lakes

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The Finger Lakes area is set to receive over $3 million in federal funds aimed at enhancing healthcare services and emergency operations, as announced by U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The investment is ... more
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SUNY Corning, Elmira College forge new path for student transfers

Corning Community College goes remote despite having just nine confirmed cases of COVID-19
SUNY Corning Community College (CCC) and Elmira College have signed a significant articulation agreement, ensuring CCC graduates a streamlined transfer to Elmira College for their bachelor’s degree pursuits. The collaboration aims to empower students to ... more
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Winter Weather Advisory: Snow into overnight, leaving slick travel through Saturday AM

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The calendar might say spring, but it's going to feel like winter for the next 24 hours. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for an area-wide snow event that is now ... more
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Horseheads village board approves Mooney’s Cannabis Dispensary

Horseheads village board approves Mooney's Cannabis Dispensary
The Horseheads Village Board approved a special use permit for Mooney's Cannabis, paving the way for the establishment of a licensed marijuana dispensary in the former Denny's restaurant location. At a village board meeting, Mayor ... more
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Finger Lakes stays chilly this week: Snow showers and highs in the 30s-40s

AAA offers safe driving tips as wet weather conditions continue
Spring might be on the calendar for this week across the Finger Lakes, but the weather isn't ready to match. Expect a chilly and unsettled start to the season, with lots of storms bringing cold ... more
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Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance unveils ‘Explore Finger Lakes’ campaign

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance unveils 'Explore Finger Lakes' campaign
The Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, a cornerstone in promoting tourism since 1919, has launched a new branding initiative, "Explore Finger Lakes." This campaign, developed in collaboration with Crafting A Brand Co., a Mendon-based design firm, ... more
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Wellsville’s Subway in Riverwalk Plaza closes doors, auctions off content

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The Subway restaurant in Wellsville's Riverwalk Plaza has reportedly closed down after serving the community for 25 years. RG Mason Auctions, based in Fillmore, is conducting an online liquidation auction for all items within the ... more
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Horseheads adopts revised signs law, welcomes new trustee

Horseheads adopts revised signs law, welcomes new trustee
The Horseheads Village Board, during its meeting on Thursday, March 14, unanimously passed a new "Signs Law," aimed at regulating advertising signs within the village. Mayor Kevin Adams highlighted that the law includes provisions for ... more
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Geneva kidnapper convicted of Elmira murder

Geneva kidnapper convicted of Elmira murder
Eddie Marte, already serving a 15-year sentence for a Geneva kidnapping, was convicted of murder in Elmira. After less than two hours of deliberation, a Chemung County jury found Marte guilty of both kidnapping and ... more
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Elma man arrested in child porn case using facial recognition technology

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In a groundbreaking use of technology, Matthew A. Steele, 53, from Elma, New York, has been arrested and charged with the production and distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross. The charges ... more
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Wintry Finger Lakes: Weekend ends with accumulating snow, gusty winds

Wintry Finger Lakes: Weekend ends with accumulating snow, gusty winds
This soggy weekend the Finger Lakes is experiencing will end a wintry one, as accumulating snowfall works its way into the picture. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of ... more
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Girl Scouts celebrate their week and 112th birthday

Girl Scouts celebrate their week and 112th birthday
Starting this Sunday, the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) are kicking off Girl Scout Week 2024, running from March 10-16. This annual celebration, which begins with Girl Scout Sunday and concludes with Girl Scout ... more
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