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Hornell ready for downtown work: Residents react to upcoming construction

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Hornell's downtown area is set to undergo significant construction starting next Monday, with traffic barrels already placed in preparation. This project is part of a $10 million downtown revitalization initiative funded by the state in ... more
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Big improvements coming to Hornell’s downtown

Big improvements coming to Hornell’s downtown
Hornell has initiated the Streetscapes, Alleyways, Wayfinding, and Public Art project, a comprehensive plan aimed at transforming Main Street's appearance and functionality. Announced by Mayor John Buckley, this ambitious project encompasses sidewalk replacement, alleyway enhancements, ... more
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Massive fire devastates Hornellsville home; family and pets escape

Massive fire devastates Hornellsville home; family and pets escape
A devastating fire engulfed a home at 7341 N. Main St. Extension in Hornellsville late Tuesday night, leaving the residence destroyed but no injuries reported. The North Hornell Fire Department confirmed that three adults, a ... more
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Hornell kicks off downtown revitalization work

Hornell kicks off downtown revitalization work
The City of Hornell is set to begin a major construction project aimed at revitalizing its downtown area starting Wednesday. The initiative, known as the Downtown Revitalization Initiative Streetscapes, Alleyways, Wayfinding, and Public Art project, ... more
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Hornell Community Arts Center: A new vision for engagement

Hornell Community Arts Center: A new vision for engagement
The Hornell Community Arts Center, once known merely as the old Ponderosa, is on the brink of transformation. Three local groups, the YMCA, Hornell Public Library, and Hornell Community Theatre, have united with a proposal ... more
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Hornell to make upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park

Hornell to make upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park
Hornell's Veterans Memorial Park is set for a significant facelift, with nearly $900,000 allocated for enhancements, including a major overhaul of the pool house and locker rooms. The city's Board of Public Works has contracted ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: East Rochester boys top Gananda to win Wayne County title; Palmyra-Macedon girls fall short against Hornell

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: East Rochester boys top Gananda to win Wayne County title; Palmyra-Macedon girls fall short against Hornell
The final week of the high school basketball regular season began Monday night with a full slate of games. Check out the scores, stats, and Tuesday’s schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (2/12) Gananda (15-5) 45East Rochester ... more
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Hornell enhances Veterans Memorial Park with new facilities

Hornell enhances Veterans Memorial Park with new facilities
The City of Hornell has initiated improvement projects at Veterans Memorial Park, aiming to introduce new recreational facilities while updating existing ones. Despite the ongoing construction, the park will remain accessible to the public, though ... more
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Hornell man charged with vehicular manslaughter after Avoca crash

Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations
Michael S. Eldridge, 26, from Hornell, has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies, including manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter, for his involvement in a fatal crash. The incident, which occurred on August 6, 2023, in ... more
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Hornell transforms former school into affordable housing

Hornell transforms former school into affordable housing
Governor Kathy Hochul announced the successful conversion of the former Bryant School in Hornell into 39 affordable, sustainable apartments, named Bryant School Apartments. This adaptive reuse project is a significant step towards addressing New York's ... more
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Hornell mayor outlines ambitious plans for city in annual address

Hornell mayor outlines ambitious plans for city in annual address
In his recent State of the City address, Hornell Mayor John Buckley presented a promising future for the city with significant developments and public safety enhancements. Hornell is set for a "year of construction" in ... more
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Hornell restaurant owner sentenced in tax fraud case

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Theodore LaFrance, a restaurant owner from Hornell, has been sentenced for committing tax fraud. Pleading guilty in September, LaFrance has now received a sentence that includes two years of probation and six months of home ... more
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MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Allen brothers lift Newark over Hornell; Gananda girls win fourth straight

MONDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Allen brothers lift Newark over Hornell; Gananda girls win fourth straight
Another week of high school hoops began Monday with just three games on the slate. Check out the scores, stats, and Tuesday's schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (1/15) Newark (9-1) 70Hornell (10-2) 57 NEW: Jahnor Allen ... more
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Hornell man among two charged in fatal car accident over holiday weekend

Hornell man among two charged in fatal car accident over holiday weekend
In the town of Cuba two men, including a Hornell resident, have been arrested and charged in relation to a fatal car accident that occurred over the holiday weekend. Dustin S. Cowles, 22, from Cuba, ... more
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Hornell man arrested after multiple police chases, evading authorities

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In Hornell, New York, Jason L. Loper, a 46-year-old local resident, was arrested on December 19 following a collaborative investigation by the Canisteo Village Police Department, the New York State Police, and the Steuben County ... more
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TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Geneva boys overcome slow start to hand Lyons first loss; ER boys edge Gananda in OT to remain undefeated

TUESDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Geneva boys overcome slow start to hand Lyons first loss; ER boys edge Gananda in OT to remain undefeated
It was a jam-packed Tuesday night of high school hoops with 20 games on the slate. Check out the scores, stats, and Wednesday's schedule below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/12) South Seneca (2-3) 42HAC (4-0) 58 SS: ... more
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Hornell schools propose $30M capital project for voter approval: NY expected to reimburse 95-98% of construction

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Hornell City School District in New York has put forward a $30.2 million capital project, primarily focusing on Hornell High School, set for a community decision on December 20. The project includes a major reconstruction ... more
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Five Below opens new store in Hornell expanding reach in New York

Five Below opens new store in Hornell expanding reach in New York
Five Below, a popular discount retailer known for its affordable prices, is set to open a new store in Hornell this week. The grand opening is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, marking the latest ... more
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Corning woman found dead in Steuben County

State Police: Suspicious death under investigation in Pulteney
A woman from Corning, previously reported missing, was discovered deceased on November 7 around 11 a.m., authorities have confirmed. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office conducted an initial investigation after responding to the scene where the ... more
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