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Corning man arrested for possessing meth in Steuben County Jail

Bloomfield man missing since September found at Pennsylvania jail
Earlier this week, Harold G. Warner, 36, of Corning was arrested by deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff's Office after contraband was discovered in a holding cell at the Steuben County Jail. Warner allegedly concealed ... more
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Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald’s restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming

Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald's restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming
Senator Pam Helming announced that Mari Potter, a small business owner, has been named the 2024 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District. The honor is part of the New York State Senate Women ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)
Today on the show we are talking about rural healthcare. According to the National Institute for Healthcare Management -- 12.6 of the 19.6 million people who live in New York are considered medically underserved. Which ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: How do property assessments work? Answering FAQs!

INSIDE THE FLX: Explaining everything to know about property assessments
There are few things that frustrate people more than assessments. The process is complicated, and oftentimes, property owners assume that because their assessment is increasing by 5-10% that their property taxes will go up too ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)
When we spotlight local businesses on FingerLakes1.com one of the most-common questions we get from readers is "How do they do it?" Then when that feature hits social media, we'll see dozens of comments that ... more
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Bath man faces felony assault, burglary charges after multiple domestic incidents

Bath man faces felony assault, burglary charges after multiple domestic incidents
Police say a 45-year-old man was taken into custody late last week after a string of incidents throughout the month. Keith C. Frailey, 45, was arrested on Thursday after allegedly committing several felonies during three ... more
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ALDI announces major price cuts on over 250 items

Aldi saving opportunities
Amid high grocery prices, discount chain ALDI announced price cuts on over 250 items through Labor Day. The markdowns include picnic and barbecue essentials and travel-ready snacks, aiming to help families enjoy summer activities without ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
What's being done to address the workforce shortage in the Finger Lakes? Unemployment rates are historically low. Most counties in the region reporting 3.5-4.25% jobless rates. That means employers are competing for a smaller pool ... more
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DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
On this episode of The Debrief Podcast hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about recent headlines across the Finger Lakes region - including the closure of the Geneva Movieplex, development of a Dunkin' franchise ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Hammondsport Superintendent Kyle Bower talks losses in proposed NYS budget (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Hammondsport Superintendent Kyle Bower talks losses in proposed NYS budget (podcast)
Among the most-controversial items inside Governor Kathy Hochul's 2024-25 proposed state budget are massive cuts to school aid. Among the most-staggering cuts in the Finger Lakes - Penn Yan losing $2.2 million, Watkins Glen losing ... more
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Hornell Wegmans shopper wins $35K on TAKE 5 drawing

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A Wegmans shopper in Hornell hit the jackpot by purchasing a top-prize winning ticket for the New York Lottery's Take 5 evening drawing on May 11th. The New York Lottery confirmed that the winning ticket, ... more
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Chances good for another strong aurora viewing tonight across Finger Lakes

Chances good for another strong aurora viewing tonight across Finger Lakes
Forecasters anticipate a vibrant display of northern lights across the U.S. this weekend, extending possibly into next week, due to intense geomagnetic storm activity. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this surge ... more
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State and local leaders come together for Watkins Glen forum on economic development

State and local leaders come together for Watkins Glen forum on economic development
New York State Deputy Secretary of State Kisha Santiago led a forum in Watkins Glen on Thursday to highlight the state's key economic development initiatives, the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) and NY Forward programs. Held ... more
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Corning nursing students conduct mass casualty drill

Corning Community College making big cuts to
Nursing students at Corning Community College recently participated in a mass casualty drill simulating a severe car accident, where an elderly man experiencing a seizure crashed into pedestrians. The realistic exercise was designed to test ... more
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Finger Lakes Cider Trail kicks off passport program

Finger Lakes Cider Trail kicks off passport program
The Finger Lakes Cider Trail introduced its Passport Program in May 2024, inviting cider enthusiasts to explore and taste offerings from nine participating cideries throughout May and June. This program, now in its second year, ... more
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Major bridge work set to begin in Steuben County: Where will the closures be?

Bridge closed: Old State Ro
Steuben County Public Works officials have announced temporary closures of three major bridges starting May 13, as they undergo significant renovations. The closures, affecting the towns of Wheeler, Cohocton, and Campbell, are necessary to facilitate ... more
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Woman accused of stealing over $13,000 in Steuben fraud

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Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of 33-year-old Samantha M. Hendee of Hornell on charges related to welfare fraud. On April 30, 2024, investigators from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office took Hendee into ... more
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Professional Women of the Finger Lakes announces nominees for 2024 awards

Professional Women of the Finger Lakes announces nominees for 2024 awards
The Professional Women of the Finger Lakes (PWFL), serving Ontario County and the broader Finger Lakes region, has announced the nominees for its 2024 Women of Distinction Awards. The awards ceremony is set to take ... more
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Changes coming to major transportation overhaul in Hornell: What’s changing on Rt. 36?

Changes coming to major transportation overhaul in Hornell: What's changing on Rt. 36?
New York State has revised its plans for upgrading the state Route 36 Hornell Gateway Corridor, officials said at a public meeting on Tuesday. Originally designed to extend further north, the $55 million project has ... more
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