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Benefit for 6-year-old facing terminal cancer diagnosis happening in Steuben County

The community is coming together to help a family in Campbell dealing with one of the most difficult situations imaginable. On October 30 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. is being held at the Campbell American Legion Field featuring live music, food, ... MORE
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Steuben businesses reopen after months despite FEMA funding denial, recovery will take much longer

It has been nearly two months since historic flooding in the Southern Tier of New York, but businesses in the hardest hit communities are beginning to reopen. The positive news comes the same week that FEMA denied disaster funding for those communities ... MORE
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FEMA denies Steuben County funding after Tropical Storm Fred flooding, devastation, and water rescues

Parts of Steuben County were devastated by Steuben County, but apparently the damage isn’t severe enough to warrant FEMA individual assistance. The remnants of Tropical Storm Fred brought heavy rain to the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier on August 18, which led ... MORE
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Disaster aid is available to areas badly damaged by Tropical Storm Fred

Federal disaster aid has been given to New York State to help communities impacted by Tropical Storm Fred. The funding is available for state and local governments that are eligible as well as certain private nonprofit organizations. Counties that may be eligible ... MORE
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Steuben County reports 4 additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing total to 214

Four new deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported in Steuben County, bringing the total to 214. A female resident from the Town of Bath who was 75, a male resident from the Town of Tuscarora who was 72, a male resident ... MORE
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Mobile home destroyed in fire in Town of Bath

A fire destroyed a mobile home in the Town of Bath on Wednesday. A nearby team of contractors working on Turnpike Road witnessed heavy black smoke. The workers tried to save as many animals as they could from the fire, but some ... 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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Elmira School District is down 16 bus drivers Friday forcing them to modify their school schedule

Elmira School District was forced to modify their schedule Friday due to being down 16 bus drivers. The modification is only for Friday, Oct. 8. Secondary schools began on a one hour delay and elementary schools will be released early. Broadway Academy ... MORE
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Hammondsport native Glenn H. Curtiss (podcast)

This episode deals with Glenn Hammond Curtiss who was born in Hammondsport, NY at the south end of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. Curtiss became famous as a pioneer in motorcycling and as an architect of American aviation. We can justly ... MORE
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Officials believe the victim of brutal kidnap, torture, murder case in Elmira knew the suspects

As officials continue to investigate the brutal murder of Juan Jose Gotay, they’ve verified he knew his killers. A motive has not yet been shared. Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore has not shared why the man was in Elmira, how he ... MORE
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Southern Tier hospital reaches 100% capacity in ICU

80 workers at Arnot Health who have not been vaccinated have been laid off. My Twin Tiers reports that Arnot Health said 97% of their employees have at least one dose. Last Friday 84% of employees were fully vaccinated. 85 employees are ... MORE
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Wedding photographer sues New York over not wanting to photograph LGBTQ couples

A photographer out of Elmira is suing Attorney General Letitia James over having her right to deny same-sex couples service. Owner Emilee Carpenter believes her inability to choose not to serve LGBTQ+ couples for wedding photos goes against her religious beliefs and ... MORE
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18-year-old indicted on charges for possessing 1400 doses of Fentanyl twice

A teenager has been charged for possessing Fentanyl and planning to sell it. Cameron McPherson, 18, was indicted by a Chemung County Grand Jury on two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arrested by Elmira Police on Aug ... MORE
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Property involved in Elmira kidnap, torture, and murder case has been boarded up

One of the homes involved in the torture and murder of Juan Jose Gotay has been boarded up. The Elmira Code Department posted and boarded the home on Partridge Street. The home is where the incident began. Another property in the area ... MORE
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Man arrested following kidnapping investigation in Steuben County

A man has been arrested following a kidnapping investigation that happened over the weekend. Christopher Presler, 43, was charged with kidnapping, criminal contempt involving a weapon, criminal possession of a weapon with previous conviction, menacing with a weapon, reckless endangerment, criminal obstruction ... MORE
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Steuben County gets utility vehicle from 1033 Surplus Program following flash flooding in August

Steuben County has been given a utility vehicle to use in case there are other flooding events in the future. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard was contacted by 1033 Surplus Program administration offering the vehicle to the county at no cost following ... MORE
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Chemung County DA holds press conference to discuss details of Elmira torture and murder case

Questions surrounding the torture, kidnap, and murder case that happened in Chemung County were answered by the District Attorney. DA Weeden Wetmore and law enforcement agencies discussed the timeline and current details Monday morning, according to WENY News. Timeline of Events: Juan ... MORE
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Eric Smith is up for parole this week, making it his 11th Parole Board interview since 2002

Eric Smith, known for the murder of 4-year-old Derrick Robie in 1993, is scheduled for a parole hearing this week. Smith is scheduled for an interview with the Parole Board on Oct. 4. The Board has two weeks to come up with ... MORE