Category: Corning

Auto Draft

State police recover firearms, ammunition, and ghost guns during narcotics investigation: Corning man faces several charges

State police say several firearms and ammunition were recovered after a search warrant was executed in the town of Corning. The search was part of a narcotics trafficking investigation. According to a news release, the target of the investigation was 27-year-old Kendrick ... MORE
Auto Draft

Troopers identify victim in fatal crash in Steuben County

New York State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in Erwin, Steuben County on Wednesday. A vehicle being driven by Michael Hennessy, 20, of Bath was traveling east on I-86 in Erwin, approaching the Interstate 99 access ramp, when he ... MORE
FATAL CRASH: Corning motorcyclist dies after accident involving SUV

FATAL CRASH: Corning motorcyclist dies after accident involving SUV

State police say a Corning woman has died after a crash involving a motorcycle and SUV in Steuben County. According to a news release, Lorie Woodruff, 59, of Corning was traveling east on River Road in Corning when she failed to negotiate ... MORE
New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final congressional and state Senate redistricting maps were released on Saturday, resulting in significantly more competitive districts than those originally drawn by the state Legislature. The congressional and state Senate district maps were drawn by special master Jonathan Cervas and ... MORE
Special election for Rep. Tom Reed’s seat will likely be in late July or early August

Special election for Rep. Tom Reed’s seat will likely be in late July or early August

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s sudden resignation this week means a special election will be held to fill the congressman’s seat, likely in late July or early August. Reed, a Corning Republican who represented New York’s 23rd Congressional District, announced his resignation effective ... MORE
NY’s Educational Opportunity Program expands to three local community colleges

SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program expands to three local community colleges

Community colleges in three local counties will receive a total of $5.2 million to expand their affordable education program, announced Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Educational ... MORE
No primary for Steuben County Coroner: One candidate off ballot after submitting nearly 300 invalid petition signatures

No primary for Steuben County Coroner: One candidate off ballot after submitting nearly 300 invalid petition signatures

The Steuben County Board of Elections removed candidate Mark Resue’s from the Republican ballot for County Coroner after finding almost 300 of the candidate’s petition signatures to be invalid. On April 8, the other candidate for Steuben County Coroner- current Corning City ... MORE
Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations

Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations

A Steuben County legislator implicated in an alleged sex trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Legislator Steve Maio (D- Corning) said he will not resign, despite calls to do so from both Democrats and Republicans. In August 2020, Maio ... MORE
Local organizations combat food insecurity with program for expectant mothers

Local organizations aim to combat food insecurity with program for expectant mothers

Local organizations have launched a new program to help expectant mothers in the Finger Lakes region. The “Kitchen Stork” program will provide up to 50 expectant mothers with food and virtual cooking classes during their pregnancy and postpartum, according to WETM. The ... MORE
“It hits you how the world can turn upside down”: Rep. Tom Reed visits Ukraine-Poland border

“It hits you how the world can turn upside down”: Rep. Tom Reed visits Ukraine-Poland border

Rep. Tom Reed of New York’s 22nd Congressional District recently visited the Ukraine-Poland boarder on a bipartisan delegation trip. Reed (R-NY) was part of the House delegation made up of Republicans and Democrats that visited the Ukraine boarder last week. He said ... MORE
Tom Reed to host farewell town hall events across Finger Lakes region

Tom Reed hosts farewell town hall events across Finger Lakes

Congressman Tom Reed is closing out his 12-year stint representing New York’s 23rd Congressional District with town hall events in Chautauqua, Ontario and Steuben counties. Reed (R-Corning) announced in 2021 that he would not seek another term in the House of Representatives ... MORE
Southern Tier labor reps host event

Southern Tier labor unions host event on legal cannabis industry jobs

Representatives from Southern Tier labor unions spoke to the public in Corning on Wednesday about how to get involved in New York’s emerging legal cannabis industry. The free mid-week event was hosted by the Chemung-Schuyler and Steuben-Livingston Central Labor Councils. The Wednesday, ... MORE
Corning’s Palace Theatre offers closed-caption movie showings

Corning’s Palace Theatre offers closed-caption movie showings

The Palace Theatre in Corning is currently playing films with closed captions for a more inclusive viewing experience. The first closed-caption movie was “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” shown on Saturday, April 9 at 6:15 p.m., according to WENY. Tiffany Ely, the Palace ... MORE
Corning Inc. to temporarily close facilities in Russia, relocate remaining employees

Corning Inc. temporarily closes facilities in Russia, will relocate remaining employees

Corning Inc. will temporarily close two facilities in Russia after suspending sales into the county last month. The move comes in response to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began in February of this year. Corning Inc. released a statement to ... MORE
GlassFest returns to Corning this May 26-29

GlassFest returns to Corning this May

Corning’s annual GlassFest will return this May featuring craft and food vendors, fireworks, children’s activities, live music, and more. GlassFest is scheduled for May 26 – 29, 2022. The event will begin at the Corning Museum of Glass on May 26 with ... MORE