Amish horse cart struck by vehicle in Wellsville, serious injuries
An accident on the Wellsville/Andover town line resulted in severe injuries of the solo occupant of horse driven cart after being struck by a vehicle. The collision occurred in a 55 MPH stretch of Trapping Brook Road between the Lynch Casey Road and the Perkins Road. The injured man was...
UPDATE: 14 year old child in Belfast found, multi-agency search over
If you have any information contact the NYSP at 585-344-6200. The child was found on Jackson Hill. Belfast Fire and Rescue issued this statement just before midnight:. “The missing person in question today has been found (safe). Thank you all for the shares of the posts that were going around. Its nice to see you all come together and have so many reach out willing to walk or drive if needed. We were operating only under the direction of the New York State Police and did not have a definite direction of travel to stage that type of search.”
Two Steuben County Teens Charged After Saturday Morning Fight In Alfred
ALFRED, NY – Alfred Village Police Sgt. Joshua Van Skiver reports that two male teenagers, one from Bath and one from Painted Post, were charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly getting into a fight on the street, at around 1:00am early Satuday. The Alfred Police Sgt. says that this allegedly happened in the area of Mill Street and Church Street in Alfred.
Wyoming County family looking for answers as search for woman's killer continues
Warsaw, N.Y. (WHAM) — A family and community are still looking for answers as an international search continues for a man accused of killing a Wyoming County woman, stealing her car and driving it to Mexico. Village of Warsaw Police Chief Peter Hoffmeister was the one who found Cheryl...
Update On The Stolen Cars Taken From Maple City Dodge
This morning Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard announced that the suspects who are accused of stealing several vehicles from Maple City Dodge in Hornell – are 18, 19 and 21 years old. They are all said to be from Rochester, and one of the suspects, the 19 year old, is alleged to have given law enforcement, a fake name, so he is facing additional charges for that too.
Update on where Whitesville students will attend school for the 2024-2025 school year
The following conversation and presentation took place at the February board of education meeting in Whitesville. From Tammy Emery, Superintendent, Whitesville Central School. After our February 13, 2024 Regular Board of Education meeting, I am pleased to provide an update regarding our ongoing efforts to ensure the best educational opportunities for our students. The Board has given me direction to reach out to Andover Central School to continue our tuition agreement. This decision reflects our commitment to providing a high-quality education for all students while being mindful not to overburden our current teaching staff. This means 9th and 12th grade cohorts will attend Whitesville CSD and 10th and 11th grade cohorts will remain at Andover CSD for the 2024-25 school year.
Unmasking the Shadows: Seniors Beware of the Rising Tide of Romance Scams in Steuben County
“Online dating platforms initially offer hope for companionship, they have unfortunately morphed into fertile grounds for unscrupulous fraudsters”. In our era of unprecedented digital interconnectedness, the quest for love through online avenues has become increasingly prevalent. However, alongside this phenomenon thrives a darker underbelly: the pervasive threat of romance scams. Recent studies underscore a troubling trend within Steuben County, New York, where a growing number of seniors are falling prey to these insidious schemes, leaving them not only financially devastated but also emotionally shattered.
Pizza Journey in Hornell: The Top 3 Pizzas You Need to Experience
In this article, we will be exploring three exquisite pizza places in Hornell. Have you had the chance to savor their offerings yet? We would love to hear about your experiences, so please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
WYOMING COUNTY COURT REPORT/January 31st-February 22, 2024
Steven Snyder– Pleaded guilty to Aggravated Family Offense (E Felony); Adjourned to 04/03/24 for sentencing. Marco Perez– Appearance; Adjourned to 03/4/24. Brandon Beach-Arraigned on Indictment for charges of Driving While Intoxicated as an E Felony, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree (E Felony), Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Inspection, No Inspection, Unregistered Motor Vehicle, License Plate Not Affixed, and Insurance not in Effect (Traffic Infractions); Adjourned to 04/04/24 for sentencing.
Worried about property taxes? Meeting with town of Wellsville Assessor is tonight
A townwide reassessment is about to begin, learn more about the process at 5:30 in the Wellsville Middle School Gymnasium. This letter was mailed to all property owners in the Town of Wellsville, dated January 29, 2024,. Reference: Revaluation of Assessments, Town of Wellsville. To whom it may concern,. The...
Hornell making waves at Veterans Memorial Park. Pool house upgrades on the way
Hornell's Veterans Memorial Park at James Street is shaping up to look a whole lot spiffier this summer. With nearly $900,000 in park upgrades and additions already scheduled for construction this spring, the city's Board of Public Works this month awarded a $479,500 contract to LaChase Construction to modernize the pool bath house and locker rooms.
Alfred Police Make Three Arrests
Alfred Village Police Sgt/Investigator Joshua Van Skiver reports that on February 18 at around 2:00 AM the Alfred Police Department arrested an 18-year-old Bolivar resident. According to Alfred Police, at approximately 2:00 AM the Alfred Police Department took a report of a one car motor vehicle rollover on County Route 12 in Alfred. Upon further investigation into the crash, it was revealed that the driver was allegedly intoxicated by alcohol. The teen was arrested at the scene and charged with Driving while intoxicated, Driving with a blood alcohol level over 08%, and Unreasonable speed. The teen was issued traffic tickets and released set to appear in Alfred town court on a later date.
21-year-old driver killed, passenger seriously injured in Livingston County crash
A Geneseo driver was killed and a passenger was seriously injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash in Livonia, the Livingston County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's officials said the crash took place at about 4 p.m. near the intersection of Bronson Hill and Stone Hill roads in the Town of Livonia.
On the hunt for 100 bird species in one month, from nuthatches to bald eagles
The month of January was a good month for birding — so good that I was able to achieve a little personal milestone birding goal!. That was to identify 100 bird species during the month of January. Many years ago, a well-known birder from the Buffalo area had contacted me about an eastern towhee that was spending the winter here at our home. He wanted to locate it as he was working on his “100 species in January” quest. Of course, I told him to come over and look for it whenever he wanted to. I thought to myself, that’s quite a feat, wonder if I can do that someday?
Letchworth’s 2024 Maple Weekends
Letchworth State Park will be the sweet spot of New York’s maple heartland on Maple Weekends. Maple Weekends are statewide on March 16, March 17, March 23, and March 24. At Letchworth State Park, that means pancake breakfasts, tours of the sugarbush, and hands-on demos of sugaring techniques from the brand new to the deeply traditional at the Humphrey Nature Center, accessible through the Castile entrance, 6787 Denton Corners Road, Castile.
Republican lawmakers say proposed state budget cuts to CHIPS program detrimental to local roads, bridges
Local Republican lawmakers are calling on Governor Kathy Hochul to keep millions of dollars in funding for a major infrastructure program in the 2025 state budget. The Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) provides much-needed money for highway departments in the Southern Tier. The 2023-24 budget included nearly...
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What is life without art ? Our mission has always been to provide a place for professional artists, amateur artists, or even the happenstance artist to showcase that work. In our digital world, being in the right place at the right time with a good phone camera can produce epic results. We have featured hundreds of photos from all over Western New York, from famous photographers like John Kucko and talented amateurs like Mel Hunt or Doug Sciorra.
Man facing murder charge following homicide investigation in Wyoming County
The Wyoming County District Attorney's Office announced a man is facing multiple charges after a homicide investigation in Warsaw.
WYOMING COUNTY/Perry Police Report/Lockport man charged with endangering the welfare of a child
Perry, NY – Chief Michael J. Grover reports the arrest of a Lockport resident after an investigation by the Perry Police Department. On February 16, 2024, Officers from the Perry Police Department arrested Michael Burch, 26, in the Village of Perry charging him with endangering the welfare of a child after an incident that occurred on February 11, 2024.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Belmont, NY
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to belmont..