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Hornell’s Yule Tree Farms supplies Bryant Park’s Christmas tree this year

Hornell’s Yule Tree Farms supplies Bryant Park’s Christmas tree this year
Yule Tree Farms, nestled in Hornell, has the honor of providing this year's Christmas tree to New York City's Bryant Park. The farm, which spans 1,800 acres and cultivates over a million trees, nurtures each ... more
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Hornell Hampton Inn celebrates official opening after weeks of successful operation

Hornell Hampton Inn celebrates official opening after weeks of successful operation
Two months after quietly beginning operations, the Hampton Inn by Hilton Hornell, the city's first business class hotel, celebrated its official grand opening. Located next to the bustling Hornell Plaza on state Route 36, the ... more
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Hornell man killed after being struck by train in Big Flats

Hornell man killed after being struck by train in Big Flats
First responders say a Hornell resident was killed after being struck by a train in Big Flats over the weekend. The incident happened Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Timothy Galusha, 29, was struck by a Norfolk ... more
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Bridge will close in Steuben County on October 10

New York state halts road and bridge work for holiday
The Steuben County Public Works Department recently announced the temporary closure of a bridge in Hornellsville. The Hurlbut Road Bridge will be closed to all through traffic beginning October 10. The closure is expected to ... more
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Hornell restaurant owner admits to wage-related tax fraud

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A local restaurant owner, Theodore LaFrance, admitted to wage-related tax fraud charges in the U.S. District Court. Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford presided over the case in which LaFrance pleaded guilty to assisting ... more
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Hornell downtown district will undergo $3M revitalization project

Hornell downtown district will undergo M revitalization project
The City of Hornell has greenlit a significant $2.968 million project aimed at revitalizing its downtown district. The city accepted the bid from C.P. Ward in a special August meeting, marking the next phase of ... more
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Painted Post man indicted on narcotics, weapons charges following Steuben County investigation

Abortion: Doctor investigated over privacy laws and 10-year-old rape victim cleared
Steuben County authorities have arrested Joseph R. Hetlan, 42, of Painted Post on September 6, 2023, in connection with a narcotics investigation from earlier this year. The arrest follows a March 2023 search warrant execution ... more
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Historic Hornell home on the market for $89,000: Listing draws national attention due to price

Historic Hornell home on the market for ,000: Listing draws national attention due to price
An historic home in Hornell at 33 Preston Ave., which hasn't been on the market since 1969, recently garnered attention from HGTV's show and Instagram sensation, "Cheap Old Houses", boasting over 2.4 million followers. Regi ... more
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Hornell woman charged with grand larceny, falsifying business records

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On September 5, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced the arrest of Nicole M. Harwood, 47, of Hornell, following an internal investigation. Authorities allege that Harwood wrongfully obtained funds exceeding $3,000 and deliberately falsified entries ... more
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Avangrid launches initiative to test, bolster energy grid’s renewable capacity

Avangrid launches initiative to test, bolster energy grid’s renewable capacity
Avangrid, Inc. is set to initiate a pilot program in Steuben and Wyoming counties aimed at enhancing the renewable energy capacity of the current electrical grid for Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) and New York ... more
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Tennessee man arrested in Steuben County for brandishing stolen firearm

Tennessee man arrested in Steuben County for brandishing stolen firearm
Steuben County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 text alert on August 29, 2023, leading to the arrest of Sergio M. Allen, 48, of Tennessee, on I-86 in the Town of Hornellsville. Allen is accused ... more
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Police: Hornell man received cocaine through the mail

Police: Hornell man received cocaine through the mail
James L. Pitts Jr., a 28-year-old resident of Hornell, was taken into custody on Aug. 30 after police intercepted a package containing over one pound of cocaine meant for delivery to his home. The Hornell ... more
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Hornell welcomes new business-class Hampton Inn

Hornell welcomes new business-class Hampton Inn
The city of Hornell has ushered in a new chapter in its economic development with the opening of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Hornell. The four-story, 80-room hotel, situated conveniently on state Route 36 adjacent ... more
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Hornell residents might have discolored water today: Why?

Hornell prepares for summer activities as pandemic restrictions subside
Hornell's Mayor, John Buckley, alerted the community on the possibility of water discoloration for some residents on Thursday night. This stems from a major business in Hornell planning to evaluate its fire suppression system during ... more
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Woman reported missing from Greece now at center of Hornell death investigation

Woman reported missing from Greece now at center of Hornell death investigation
Authorities are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a young woman whose body was discovered in a Hornell residence early Tuesday. The Hornell Police Department identified the deceased as 20-year-old Alexis Watson, whose ... more
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Hornell restaurant suddenly shuts down after briefly opening

Hornell restaurant suddenly shuts down after briefly opening
Balloons East Restaurant, an emerging hotspot in Hornell, has suddenly ceased operations mere months after its debut. Occupying the location of the previously popular Club 57 on Seneca Road, Balloons East declared its permanent closure ... more
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Boil water advisory issued for part of Hornell after two water main breaks

Boil Water Order for parts of Seneca Falls after E. coli bacteria found
Residents living on William Street in Hornell have been placed under a boil water advisory since Wednesday afternoon due to a water main break on North Church Street. The advisory, expected to last for at ... more
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Hornell invites residents to open house on city revitalization projects

Hornell invites residents to open house on city revitalization projects
Hornell residents have been invited to a public open house to provide their input on several upcoming revitalization projects. According to an announcement on the City of Hornell’s Facebook page, the open house will take ... more
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Hornell to receive funds for crucial bridge replacement

Bridge closed: Old State Ro
The city of Hornell in New York State is set to receive nearly $3 million in state funding for the replacement of a crucial bridge. The New York State Department of Transportation's Bridge NY program ... more
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