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One dead after structure fire in Corning: Firefighters say clutter made battling blaze difficult

One person has died after a fire in Corning on January 15. Around 1:30 p.m. firefighters in Corning were called to the scene of a two-story structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters were informed that there may be a body inside. While putting ... MORE
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Steuben County Sheriff’s canine Twiggy finds missing child

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on January 5, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office responded to and investigated a reported missing juvenile in the Town of Corning. At about 1:30am a parent reported their child was missing from ... MORE
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Ransomware attack against Kronos affects some employees at Corning, Inc.

The payroll system at Corning, Inc. has been affected by a ransomware attack. WETM-TV reports Kronos, a national payroll vendor, was hit by the attack recently. According to a Corning official: “We can confirm that Kronos, one of the third-party time and ... MORE
TSA agents found loaded 9mm handgun in Geneva man’s luggage at Corning-

TSA agents found loaded 9mm handgun in Geneva man’s luggage at Corning-Elmira Airport

TSA agents reportedly found a loaded gun in the carry-on baggage of a Geneva man as he tried to board a flight Tuesday at the Corning-Elmira Regional Airport. News 10 NBC reports a 9mm handgun was confiscated after gate agents called police ... MORE
Corning, Inc. faces discrimination suit over alleged failure to promote women

Corning, Inc. faces discrimination suit over alleged failure to promote women

Corning, Inc. is being sued. The Corning Leader reports the suit accuses the company of violating federal law by failing to promote female machine operators at two of its locations in New York, and instead, grooming male employees for promotion. The suit ... MORE
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Radisson Hotel Corning says it’s closing in January for two months due to COVID-19 emergency order from New York State

A Corning hotel announced that it will be closing for two months at the start of 2022 due to COVID restrictions and slow business during the winter months. The Radisson Hotel Corning announced over the weekend that it would close in January ... MORE
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Three drunk driving arrests in Steuben County

Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputies made three drunk driving arrests over a two day period. December 4, 2021; Trevor M. McWhorter, age 26, of Baker Road, Millerton, Pennsylvania.  It is alleged that Mr. McWhorter operated a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition ... MORE
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One opt out, one opt in for both Skaneateles and Corning

One yes and 0ne no in Skaneateles and Corning. The Citizen and WENY-TV report both communities agreed to allow retail marijuana sales, but both opted out of the opportunity to allow on site consumption. Under New York’s marijuana legalization law, municipalities have ... MORE
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Standoff situation ends peacefully, remains under investigation in Corning

Police in Corning didn’t identify anyone involved or release too many details, but did confirm that an investigation is underway after an incident over the weekend. On December 3 around 8:50 p.m. the Steuben County 911 received a report of a person ... MORE
Troopers: 12-year-old arrested for assault after fight outside Corning-Painted Post Middle School

Troopers: 12-year-old arrested for assault after fight outside Corning-Painted Post Middle School

Troopers say a 12-year-old was arrested after a fight outside the Corning-Painted Post Middle School. According to New York State Police the child was arrested on Tuesday around 1 p.m. He was charged with misdemeanor assault and endangering the welfare of a ... MORE
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Community remembers former Corning Mayor Frank Coccho: Longtime public servant dies surrounded by family at 77

Former Corning Mayor and City Councilor Frank Coccho passed away this week at the age of 77. He died November 10 at his home with his wife and family by his side, according to his obituary. He was first elected to city ... MORE
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Two animals dead, dozens others removed after pair of animal cruelty investigations in Steuben County

Sheriff Jim Allard says two people are in custody after a pair of lengthy animal cruelty investigations in Steuben County. Joseph Duell, 51, of Troupsburg, and Brett Wilson, 26, of Woodhull were arrested on different days in late-October. It started with a ... MORE
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Corning man arrested after trying to hide in his home from police

Corning Police arrested a man evading police who a bench warrant at his home Friday morning. Thomas Savino, 58, was seen by officers outside of his home. When he saw the officers he went back into his home and refused to come ... MORE
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Two Steuben County residents arrested following an investigation into welfare fraud

Two Corning residents have been arrested by Steuben County investigators for fraudulently receiving benefits. It is alleged that between March 1, 2020 and May 15, 2021, Zanasia and Jaquell Garnett offered a false instrument for filing to the Steuben County Department of ... MORE
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Two vaccine clinics coming up in Steuben County

Steuben County has two upcoming vaccine clinics. The first is Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corning Community College main campus gymnasium. All three vaccines are available. Another vaccine clinic will be held Sept. 24 at the Civil ... MORE