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TOTAL DEVASTATION: Update on Steuben’s state of emergency, awaiting FEMA declaration, homes destroyed, and families rescued by boat as flood waters rose

More than a week removed from the historic, record-breaking flood in Steuben County cleanup and recovery is a work in progress. It will take months, if not years, for some to fully-recover from the massive amount of rain that fell in a ... MORE
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American Red Cross reopens disaster shelters in Steuben County

The American Red Cross has re-established some of the disaster shelters in Steuben County. Specifically, the shelter in the village of Addison has reopened after last week’s flash flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. “We have found that some residents are just not ... MORE
Addison, News, Steuben County
Areas along Tuscarora Creek sustain extensive damage during Steuben County flooding

Areas along Tuscarora Creek sustain extensive damage during Steuben County flooding

Steuben County experienced incredibly damaging flood last week, but locations along Tuscarora Creek were hit the hardest. Woodhull, Jasper, and Addison had extensive damage, including the H.P. Smith and Sons Funeral Home in Woodhull. Owner, Mike Smith, said the floodwater destroyed the ... MORE
Barn suffers heavy damage in Addison fire: Tankers called to knock down flames

Barn suffers heavy damage in Addison fire: Tankers called to knock down flames

First responders say a barn was seriously damaged after a fire in the town of Addison on Friday. It happened during the early-morning hours- with the call coming in to firefighters around 2 a.m. A dozen fire companies were called to the ... MORE
Addison, Fire, News, Steuben County
Deputies: One charged with DWI after st

Deputies: One charged with DWI after stop in Steuben County

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 28-year-old Addison resident following a DWI traffic stop. Devan Speciale, 28, is said to have left her lane of travel, which prompted the traffic stop. She was charged with DWI, driving with ... MORE
Steuben County woman charged with manslaughter after running over boyfriend

Steuben County woman charged with manslaughter after running over boyfriend

A 29-year-old was arraigned on manslaughter charges, as well as a slew of others after running over her boyfriend with a car. The Addison-area resident, identified as Brittany Carlson, was second-degree manslaughter and second-degree vehicular manslaughter. She was also charged with reckless ... MORE
One arrested on felony charge after domestic incident

One arrested on felony charge after domestic incident

Sheriff Jim Allard says an Elmira man was taken into custody after an investigation into a court order that was violated. Anthony Tohafjian, 30, is accused of violating a stay away order of protection. Upon arrest, Sheriff Allard says deputies learned that ... MORE
Campbell man accused of choking minor during domestic incident

Campbell man accused of choking minor during domestic incident

Sheriff Jim Allard says a Campbell man was taken into custody following a domestic incident. Ryan Wright, 32, of Campbell was arrested after an investigation into a domestic incident on South Street in Addison. Wright is accused of choking another person. In ... MORE
Schools in Addison go remote for the week due to transportation issues created by COVID-19

Schools in Addison go remote for the week due to transportation issues created by COVID-19

The Addison Central School District says it’s going remote for a week due to transportation issues created by positive COVID-19 cases. In a message posted to the District’s website officials said they were unable to provide student transportation to school at this ... MORE
Sheriff: Three face assault, robbery charges after stabbing in Steuben County

Sheriff: Felony assault, robbery charges filed after stabbing in Steuben County

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says two people are in custody after an assault and stabbing investigation, which began on June 3rd around 5:20 a.m. That’s when the victim, identified as Mark Norton, arrived at the public safety building requesting help. He ... MORE
Addison teen dies in hiking accident near waterfalls

Steuben teen dies in hiking accident near waterfalls

Family of a 16-year-old who was involved in a hiking accident earlier this week say he has died. Blake Driskell, 16, of Addison was hiking near a waterfall with several friends. That waterfall, identified as one in Tuscarora, was the site of ... MORE
Addison, News, Steuben County
Sheriff: Woman accused of choking family member during domestic incident

Sheriff: Woman accused of choking family member during domestic incident

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on March 2nd deputies arrested a 21-year-old Addison resident following a domestic incident. Brianna Graves, 21, is accused of striking and choking a family member. As result, she was charged with assault, criminal obstruction of ... MORE
Steuben woman accused of not feeding two dogs

Steuben woman accused of not feeding two dogs

Deputies in Steuben County say an Addison woman was taken into custody on animal cruelty charges following an investigation. Kristin Olson, 41, was charged with two counts of overdriving and/or failing to feed an animal. Deputies say that tip led to an ... MORE
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Firefighters battle blaze at Addison home

The report came in on Friday as a chimney fire. When first responders arrived at the home in Addison, they found fire contained mostly to the back of the structure. They say that part of the second floor also suffered damage. It ... MORE
Mother of missing man looks to take his story nationally

Mother of missing Steuben County man looks to take his story nationally

Nieko Lisi went missing at the end of September in 2011. Since then his mother, Monica Button of Jasper, has been looking for him. Nieko’s cellphone was last pinged in Franklin, Tennessee. At the time he disappeared in 2011, he was 18 ... MORE
Addison, News, Steuben County
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Branchport motorcyclist killed after head-on collision with Jeep

Branchport motorcyclist killed after head-on collision with Jeep

State Police say a motorcyclist was killed in Pulteney after an accident on State Route 54A. Gregory L. Miller, 56, of Branchport was traveling north when he crossed the double solid line and struck another vehicle – operated by Beth Ann Shaut, ... MORE
Sheriff: Pair charged with grand larceny in Ovid after attempting to steal ammonia to produce meth

Sheriff: Pair charged with grand larceny in Ovid after attempting to steal ammonia to produce meth

On Wednesday at approximately 3:21 a.m., Seneca County Sheriff Sheriff Tim Luce says two subjects were arrested following the theft of anhydrous ammonia from a local farm in the Town of Ovid. While on patrol, deputies were alerted by an employee of ... MORE