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Olympia Sports stores shutting down: Company announces all locations will close

Olympia Sports stores shutting down: Company announces all locations will close
Count Olympia Sports among the retail fatalities of the last decade. The sports store, which operated more than 70 locations in its prime will close in the coming weeks. None of its locations will survive ... more
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Man arrested after leaving scene of accident in Steuben County

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Deputies report the arrest of a Caledonia man after report of a disabled vehicle on Monday. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested David P. Werdein, 63, of Caledonia for driving while intoxicated and leaving the ... more
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Honrell: Two structures to be demolished this summer

Honrell: Two structures to be demolished this summer
Two properties in the City of Hornell are slated for demolition this summer. Homes at 179 Madison Avenue and 274 Walnut Street, both owned by the Steuben County Land Bank, are slated to be torn ... more
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Hornell contractor took $1,300 for work he never completed

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State police say a Hornell contractor has been charged after taking money for work he never completed. Steven Wing, 40, of Hornell took over $1,000 for work he was supposed to complete. However, investigators say ... more
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Corning woman strangled to death by killer, autopsy shows

Corning woman strangled to death by killer, autopsy shows
Authorities have released new information as the murder investigation of a Corning woman continues. Keli Collins, 26, was found unresponsive at her apartment at Stewart Park Apartments around 1 a.m. on August 6. Police charged ... more
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Woman charged after two children hospitalized for ingesting edible marijuana

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A Hornell woman was arrested following an investigation of two hospitalized children. According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tattiana M. Irving, 26, of Hornell for endangering the welfare of a ... more
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Steuben aviation school seeing more students as commercial pilot shortage grows

Steuben aviation school seeing more students as commercial pilot shortage grows
There's a major shortage of pilots. Local aviation schools say they're seeing a significant uptick in students interested in learning to fly as result. Jim Doane owner and flight Instructor with Costa Air Services in ... more
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Hornell water rates rise by 20%, fees increased as well

Hornell water rates rise by 20%, fees increased as well
The Hornell Water Department has increased its rates and fees. The Hornell Common Council voted 9-1 on Monday to increase water and sewer rates by 20% in order to bridge the department's revenue gap. Mayor ... more
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Hornell school officials accused in student searches plead not guilty: Board of Education continues to back them

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The Hornell school administrators accused of misdemeanor charges related to the search of female students last academic year have pleaded not guilty. Superintendent Jeremy Palotti was charged with two counts of official misconduct and one ... more
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Hornell school worker among three facing 115 charges after hate crime investigation

Hornell school worker among three facing 115 charges after hate crime investigation
A trio of Steuben County residents have been arrested on more than 115 charges following a felony hate crime investigation. The three suspects are accused of leaving pamphlets with hate symbols at several locations around ... more
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Pamphlets with swastikas, racist words found around Hornell: Three people charged with harassment

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Police say three people have been arrested after an investigation into pamphlets and stickers with swastikas and racist words around Hornell. The Hornell Police Department said the pamphlets were left at two churches, as well ... more
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Hornell man faces DWI charge after crashing vehicle into Canisteo restaurant

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A Hornell man has been arrested on a DWI charge after reportedly crashing his vehicle into a local business early Monday morning. Shane Kramer, 29, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, according to New York ... more
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Drunk driver hits utility pole, restaurant

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Police arrested a Hornell man after a motor vehicle accident. According to a news release, State Police in Wayland arrested Shane A. Kramer, 29, of Hornell for driving while intoxicated. The investigation revealed the vehicle ... more
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Seneca County teen charged with making threat at Hornell High School

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A 14-year-old from Seneca County has been accused of threatening the safety of students at the Hornell High School Friday. According to the Hornell Police Department, officers were alerted to the alleged threat around 12 ... more
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Steuben County proposes a downsize in legislative districts from 13 to 11

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The Steuben County Legislature met on Monday, May 30 to talk about redistricting laws after legislators endorsed downsizing from 13 to 11 county districts. If voters approve of the pending changes, this will be the ... more
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Hornell school board defends administrators indited on charges of misconduct, endangering child welfare

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The Hornell City School District's board of education is standing by the two top administrators indicted on charges related to alleged improper student searches. A Steuben County Grand Jury jointly indicted Superintendent Jeremy Palotti and ... more
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Hornell superintendent, principal indicted after abuse investigation: 10 victims identified in court docs

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A Steuben County Grand Jury has indicted the superintendent of schools and a high school principal in the Hornell City School District. Superintendent Jeremy Palotti was indicted on two misdemeanor official misconduct charges, as well ... more
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Steuben County: Legislature examining ways to improve emergency response, offset cost for Hornell

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The Steuben County Legislature is working to improve its emergency services operation after describing local volunteer ambulance companies as short-staffed and sometimes inaccessible. On Thursday, May 12, the Legislature announced it would begin examining ways ... more
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Serious assault at Holland American Hotel in Bath: Charges pending after victim airlifted with life-threatening injuries

Serious assault at Holland American Hotel in Bath: Charges pending after victim airlifted with life-threatening injuries
Police are investigating a serious assault that occurred at a hotel in the town of Bath. Around 8:45 p.m. troopers responded to an assault at the Holland American Hotel on Route 415. When troopers arrived- ... more
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