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Former Addison village clerk appears in court over $1M embezzlement

Former Addison village clerk appears in court over $1M embezzlement
Former Addison Village Clerk and Treasurer Ursula Stone appeared in Steuben County Court on Wednesday, facing accusations of embezzling over $1 million from the village funds over a 19-year span. Stone, who was indicted in ... more
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Steuben woman charged with welfare fraud and larceny

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Mallisa M. Aldrich, 34, of Bath was arrested by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office on April 26 for allegedly filing false documents and committing welfare fraud, Sheriff Jim Allard says. Aldrich is accused of unlawfully ... more
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Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved

Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved
The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes has marked the start of its 4th Annual Lake Friendly Living Awareness Month as the calendar turned to May. The month-long event, dedicated to sustaining the ... more
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Steuben man falsified business records, authorities say after lengthy investigation

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Tyler C. Hollister, 24, was arrested by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office on April 24 for allegedly committing welfare fraud and other charges. The Sheriff’s Office claims that Hollister, a resident of Kens Boulevard in ... more
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Corning man faces felony charges after investigation into thousands in illegal benefits

Corning man faces felony charges after investigation into thousands in illegal benefits
Richard W. Stuby, 60, of Davis Street, Corning was arrested by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office on April 25 for allegedly filing false claims to obtain welfare benefits. According to Sheriff Jim Allard, the arrest ... more
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Man arrested for assault after shooting neighbor: Victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Victim airlifted after shooting at Huron campground: Webster man charged with felony assault, illegal possession of weapon
A shooting in Avoca, New York, led to the arrest of 66-year-old Willie C. Faniel on assault charges Monday evening. New York State Police responded to a distress call at a residence on State Route ... more
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Development plans underway for former Hornell hospital

Development plans underway for former Hornell hospital
The former St. James Mercy Hospital on Canisteo Street in Hornell, vacant since early 2020, is poised for transformation. Acquired by Biotek LLC in October 2021 for $818,000, the extensive property, which spans a city ... more
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Steuben County collects nearly 800 lbs of medications on Drug Take Back Day

Steuben County collects nearly 800 lbs of medications on Drug Take Back Day
Nearly 800 pounds of unwanted medications were collected in Steuben County during the Drug Take Back Day event last Saturday. Residents brought unused and expired medications to the Steuben County Public Safety Building, where they ... more
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Steuben County secures $5 million grant for early childhood education

Steuben County Legislature approves 20 year limit for reps
A new grant of over $5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will bolster early childhood education in Steuben County, Congressman Nick Langworthy announced this afternoon. The funding, which totals $5,190,112, ... more
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Centerway Square in Corning ranks fifth in poll of best public squares

Centerway Square in Corning ranks fifth in poll of best public squares
Centerway Square in Corning, New York, has been ranked as the fifth best public square in the United States in USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. This marks the fourth consecutive year the square has ... more
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One dead, another injured after Dansville crash

One dead, another injured after Dansville crash
In a tragic incident in Dansville a man died and another was injured following a car accident early Friday morning. Authorities reported that Timothy Williams, 45, from Wayland, lost control of his vehicle due to ... more
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Former Steuben County Assistance District Attorney pleads guilty to child porn charges

Steuben County Legislature approves 20 year limit for reps
James Miller, a 63-year-old former Assistant District Attorney from Steuben County, entered a plea agreement on charges of possessing child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. The plea deal, agreed upon following an FBI investigation, stipulates ... more
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Painted Post man wanted on felony charges arrested after crash

State Police: Suspicious death under investigation in Pulteney
Deputies in Steuben County say a Painted Post man was arrested after an investigation into a crash. Erik Miller, 37, was arrested after a single-car crash investigation, where deputies learned that he was wanted in ... more
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Unemployment rates by county across the Finger Lakes: How did each stack up in March?

Unemployment rates by county across the Finger Lakes: How did each stack up in March?
The New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for March 2024, showcasing a slight decrease in the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 4.4% in February to 4.3% in March ... more
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Indiana man tried kidnapping teen in this Finger Lakes community

Indiana man tried kidnapping teen in this Finger Lakes community
An Indiana man was taken into custody over the weekend in Steuben County after allegedly trying to lure a teen girl into his vehicle. Authorities say it happened Sunday at the Super 8 Hotel in ... more
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Convicted felon, current parolee arrested on slew of weapons charges in Addison

Convicted felon, current parolee arrested on slew of weapons charges in Addison
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported that deputies arrested 29-year-old Tyler L. Mack of Addison last weekend for illegal possession of multiple weapons. Following a tip-off, an investigation revealed that Mack, a convicted felon currently ... more
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Sheriff: Steuben man possessed narcotics at county jail

Troopers: Palmyra man charged after sex assault investigation in Wayne County
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of 38-year-old Jason S. Howells from Corning, New York, on charges of possessing a significant amount of narcotics while detained. The incident occurred on April 21 when ... more
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Train collides with tractor-trailer in Waverly

Several departments battle fire, cold in Cayuga County
A train collided with a tractor-trailer near the Midwestern Pet Foods manufacturing plant in Waverly on Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. on Broad Street Extension, where the tractor-trailer was crossing into the ... more
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LETTER: Help keep work zones safe by slowing down

NYS Police and DOT team up for “Operation Hardhat” campaign
Here at the Department of Transportation, we often talk about our “crews” or our “team” because of the strong ties we have with one another. But what we really need to talk about right now ... more
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