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Corning-Painted Post HS hosts robotics tournament

Corning-Painted Post HS hosts robotics tournament
Over twenty high school robotics teams gathered at Corning-Painted Post High School for the Corning Qualifying Robotics Tournament, vying for a spot in the regional championships of the FIRST Tech Challenge. Teams from across upstate ... more
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New charges in Steuben County gang assault case

New charges in Steuben County gang assault case
A birthday party in Hornby escalated into a violent altercation on November 26, 2023, after partygoers consumed alcohol and drugs, according to new details released by New York State Police. The incident occurred alongside State ... more
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Following layoffs questions loom about Corning Inc.’s financial condition

Corning Inc. enters partnership with Hyundai Mobis
Corning Inc., a leading technology company, reported a notable decline in its financial performance for the fourth quarter and the full year of 2023. The company experienced an 8% drop in core sales to $13.6 ... more
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Corning arts programs receive $35,000 in national grants

Corning arts programs receive ,000 in national grants
Two prominent arts programs in Corning, New York, have been awarded a total of $35,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Congressman Nick Langworthy's office announced that American Dance Asylum, Inc ... more
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Trial set for murder of Corning WWII veteran

Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations
Brenda McKay, accused of the 2020 murder of Gerald C. Early, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, in Corning, may face trial this spring. McKay was charged with second-degree murder for allegedly beating Early to ... more
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What’s next for Corning’s Pizza Hut?

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Corning's anticipated return of Pizza Hut has hit a snag, with the reopening process stalled due to pending plan revisions. Despite initial announcements in October about the pizza chain's comeback after its closure during the ... more
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Radigan Media Group purchases handful of radio stations in Southern Tier

Radigan Media Group purchases handful of radio stations in Southern Tier
Radigan Media Group, known for its family-owned local radio stations, has expanded its portfolio by acquiring three Elmira/Corning stations: 94 Rock WLVY, Today’s Hot New Country 99.5 WOKN, and 1410 WELM. This acquisition follows a ... more
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Corning baker reaches quarterfinals of “The Greatest Baker” contest

Corning baker reaches quarterfinals of “The Greatest Baker” contest
Kyra VanWinkle, owner of "Kyra’s Cupcakery" in Corning, New York, has reached the quarterfinals of the online "The Greatest Baker" contest, featuring television's "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro. The competition offers a top prize of $10,000, ... more
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Corning Community College introduces manufacturing program for entry-level positions

Corning Community College goes remote despite having just nine confirmed cases of COVID-19
Corning Community College (CCC) has introduced a new Manufacturing Technician Program aimed at preparing individuals for entry-level positions in the manufacturing sector. This program is a strategic initiative by CCC to align education with the ... more
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Corning welcomes new firefighters, police officers, and K9 to public safety team

Corning welcomes new firefighters, police officers, and K9 to public safety team
The Corning Police and Fire Departments celebrated the addition of four new members and a K9 named Mikey during a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall on Friday. The new recruits expressed their enthusiasm and commitment ... more
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Union Hill Cannabis set to open in Corning with retail service

Union Hill Cannabis set to open in Corning with retail service
Union Chill Cannabis, a new cannabis dispensary, is nearing its opening in Corning at the former Leader building on West Pulteney Street. Owner Josh Canfield, who also runs the CBD shop Next Level Wellness in ... more
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Repeat Corning felons face serious drug charges after two-month investigation concludes

DOCCS suspends contraband drug testing at prisons in NYS; union representing workers blasts decision
Cory M. Johnson and Carissa J. Thompson, both residents of Corning, were arrested on December 23rd after a no-knock search warrant was executed at their residence in the former Old Stanton Hotel. Corning City Police ... more
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Former Corning Walgreens site to become Byrne Dairy

Former Corning Walgreens site to become Byrne Dairy
In downtown Corning, New York, the site of a former Walgreens, closed for nearly four years, is undergoing significant changes. Demolition crews were seen on Wednesday actively tearing down the vacant building located on Denison ... more
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Corning woman arrested for grand larceny after police chase involving stolen vehicle

Corning woman arrested for grand larceny after police chase involving stolen vehicle
Kaylee G. Brooks, a 25-year-old resident of Corning, was apprehended by authorities following the theft of a vehicle in Corning. The incident, which occurred on Sunday, December 10, began when Brooks allegedly stole a 2020 ... more
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Corning PD warns of widespread phone scam impersonating cops

Corning PD warns of widespread phone scam impersonating cops
The Corning Police Department has issued a warning to the community regarding a prevalent phone scam targeting residents both within Corning and nationwide. Scammers are impersonating law enforcement officers in these calls, attempting to coerce ... more
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Steuben County stabbing leaves three hospitalized, one arrested

Steuben County stabbing leaves three hospitalized, one arrested
A late-night alcohol-fueled fight on County Route 56 in Steuben County escalated into a stabbing incident, leaving three individuals injured and one man facing felony charges. Responding to reports of an assault on December 10th, ... more
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Corning Salvation Army needs community support through remainder of Red Kettle campaign

Red Kettles need to be filled in Canandaigua
The Corning Salvation Army is facing a significant shortfall in its annual Red Kettle fund drive, a key fundraiser that supports various projects throughout the year. As of now, the organization has collected $35,785, with ... more
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Wineglass Race Series donates $136,000 to local non-profits

Wineglass Race Series donates $136,000 to local non-profits
The Wineglass Race Series, celebrated for its annual Wineglass Weekend, has made a substantial contribution to the community by donating $136,000 to local non-profits. This generous act of giving is a testament to the series' ... more
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Felony weapon charges for two after traffic stop in Steuben County

Felony weapon charges for two after traffic stop in Steuben County
Two people were taken into custody on felony weapons charges in Steuben County, according to authorities. Shane Jacobs, 41, and Charles Sweeney III, 47, both of Corning, were arrested after a traffic stop. Drugs and ... more
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