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Steuben County sees 118 new COVID-19 cases Friday and two additional COVID-related deaths

Two more people in Steuben County have died of COVID-19, which makes the death total 199 in the county. One was a 74-year-old woman who lived in the Town of Bath and the other a 55-year-old man that was a resident of ... MORE
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Amazon warehouse possibly coming to Town of Bath

A new infrastructure investment recently approved by the Steuben County Industrial Development Agency may bring an Amazon distribution warehouse to the area. Minutes from a recent board meeting show a $100,000 package being approved for the improvement of State Route 54 Industrial ... 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
Swimmer struck by pontoon boat on Keuka Lake: Sheriff seeks public’s help finding operator who left scene

Swimmer struck by pontoon boat on Keuka Lake: Sheriff seeks public’s help finding operator who left scene

Sheriff Jim Allard says his office investigated an incident where a swimmer was struck by a boat on Keuka Lake in the town of Wayne. Deputies interviewed the victim — who said he was swimming on his back at about 6:45 p.m ... MORE
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Tops building in Chemung County sells at auction to an unknown buyer

According to minutes from a Chemung County IDA meeting, the old Tops building was sold during an auction for $800,000 in July. The buyer is not known and bought the property that was listed as an opportunity zone due to its retail ... MORE
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Woman pleads guilty after killing her husband in their Steuben County home

The woman from Steuben County accused of murdering her husband in 2020 has pleaded guilty to all charges she was facing. Sherri Ballam, 57, of Pulteney, was arrested back in October following the investigation of a suspicious death. Ballam admitted to killing ... MORE
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Great Lakes Cheese plant is moving out of Allegany County to it’s next door neighbor, Cattaraugus County

After investing in the Great Lakes Cheese plant, Allegany County will watch it move to Cattaraugus County and take with it 200 new jobs and a $500 million manufacturing plant. After searching for two years, the company settled on moving to Franklinville ... MORE
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Hornell residents have complained of discolored tap water for awhile, and it’s still happening

Following a month of discolored tap water coming out of Hornell residents sinks, the water is considered clean but should not be consumed. Hornell Mayor John Buckley stated that a $6 million dollar water filtration plant project is currently happening so the ... MORE
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Woman arrested in Steuben County after a domestic assault incident

After the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office investigated a domestic assault incident, a woman was arrested. Phoebe Share, 35, was arrested for hitting a member of her household as well as damaging property in the Town of Pulteney. The victim needed medical attention ... MORE
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A Southport resident has shared his thoughts on the man arrested for punching his dog

A Southport man was arrested Sept. 13 after punching a man’s dog. The owner of the dog, Harold Schiefen, wants to be sure Connor Delaney, 29, is held accountable. Delaney was arrested after police responded to a suspicious condition around 1:30 a.m ... MORE
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Police arrest Big Flats man for disturbance and discover a Florida warrant from a 2013 armed robbery

After a man was arrested for causing a disturbance in Big Flats on Sept. 15, he is now pending extradition to Florida. Keron Taylor, 26, of Bath, was arrested after police responded to the report of a disturbance at the Econo Lodge ... MORE
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Another KFC is coming to the Southern Tier in 2022

Painted Post will soon open a new KFC restaurant. The location is at 243 North Hamilton Street. The plan is to open the fast food restaurant in January of 2022, but no official date has been set. A KFC opened in 2019 ... MORE
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After two years, Hornell can finally move ahead with their DRI planning

In 2019 Hornell received $10 million dollars through the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. After the pandemic, politics, and everything else happening, Hornell can finally go ahead with revamping their downtown. 19 projects were awarded funding from the grant and will focus on fixing ... MORE
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Businesses are making the switch and getting rid of Styrofoam

Polystyrene foam containers are being banned, and some local establishments are getting ahead of that. McClure’s Deli in Elmira plans to remove all Styrofoam used in their business. Barbara McClure, owner of the deli, said that it would just be different packaging ... MORE
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Chemung County Grand Jury indicts 21-year-old on murder, kidnapping, and torture charges

A 21-year-old man has been indicted on charges by a Grand Jury in Chemung County for kidnapping, torturing and killing a man. Thomas Bovaird is accused of kidnapping, torturing and killing Juan Jose Gotay. Bovaird allegedly shot, kicked, struck, and mutilated Gotay ... MORE