Big Flats, NY

Illegal window tint leads state police to weed discovery

Williamsport, Pa. — Window tint was reason enough for a traffic stop by state police near the Route 15 exit on the northbound side of I-180 in Lycoming County. Troopers initiated the stop just before 10 p.m. on June 24 after they observed the vehicle traveling on the highway. As they approached, the odor of marijuana could be detected, police said. The driver, identified as Jamir Isiaha Wright, 23, of...
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Horseheads man arrested on counterfeit money, drug charges

CAYUTA, N.Y. (WETM) — A man from Horseheads was arrested following a traffic stop in the Town of Cayuta in Schuyler County, police say. According to the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office, on June 24, 2022, Briandavis M. Strong, 40, was arrested and charged with the following: Two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance […]
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Man indicted for stealing van from Elmira business

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – One man has been indicted for allegedly stealing a minivan from a business in Elmira in May, according to court documents. Edward Epps was indicted by the Chemung County Grand Jury on June 16 in connection to the theft. The indictment said that on May 25, 2022, Epps allegedly stole a […]

Burdett man charged with trying to violate protection order 150 times

BURDETT, N.Y. (WETM) – A Schuyler County man arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman early last month has been arrested again for allegedly trying to violate a protection order more than 150 times, the Sheriff’s Office said. Justin Ross, 35, from Burdett, N.Y., was arrested by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office on June 28 in […]

Ithaca man indicted for Elmira weapon possession

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — An Ithaca man has been indicted on multiple charges of weapon possession after his initial June arrest in Elmira, according to the Chemung County Grand Jury. Carlos Rodriguez, 25, of Ithaca was indicted on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and three counts of Criminal […]

How to Keep Pets Safe this Holiday Weekend

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM)- As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, fireworks will fill the skies. Although we may look forward to the fireworks our pets may need extra care and support. Many dogs become scared or anxious when hearing fireworks and this can lead to them hiding, running away, pace, tremble, or whine.  Here […]

Vidalia Onions Recalled from Southern Tier Wegmans Stores

If you purchased a bag of Vidalia Onions from a Wegmans store in Ithaca, Corning or Elmira last Thursday and Friday, they have been recalled. According to the grocer, the onions are being recalled due to the possibility of listeria contamination. The bags may have a four-digit P-L-U sticker of 4159 or 4166.

Bikes, Baseball and Fireworks!

There’s fun in Mansfield for the Fourth of July! Start early by decorating your bike, trike, scooter or wagon for the Gate House bike decorating contest. Contestants will be divided into two age groups, 2nd grade and younger and 3rd grade through rising 7th graders. Registration and judging will be at 10:00 in the Warren L Miller bus loop. There will be prizes and cash awards for the most patriotic, the most colorful and out of this world. Also awarded will be the Gate House Award to the judge’s favorite in each age group. The bikes will parade to the Gate House led by one of Mansfield’s beautiful and big fire trucks for the awards ceremony. The Gate House thanks all the volunteers helping with the contest, and Lowes for donating flags for everyone attending the event. Special thank you to ReMax, Mansfield Borough, A Scoop Back In Time, and the Victoria Theater for prizes for the bike contest.

Gas-Friendly Getaways: A trip to Corning

Summer travel season is back, but with gasoline prices reaching upwards of $5 for most regions around the Empire State, it's getting tougher to stick to budgets. While fuel may have gotten more expensive, there are plenty of nearby attractions to enjoy on just a tankful from the city of Syracuse.
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Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions Due to Potential Listeria

(WENY) - Vidalia Onions at Wegmans have been recalled due to potential listeria. According to the company, the products were sold from June 23rd to June 24th. Locations that sold the onions include Elmira, Corning, and Ithaca. The onions may have a four-digit P-L-U sticker on the product (4159 or...

Wegmans recalls Vidalia onions

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – A potential food-borne illness in a popular grocer’s produce. Vidalia onions sold by the pound at Wegmans from June 23rd to June 24th in locations including Ithaca, Auburn, Corning, and Elmira, are being recalled due to the possibility of a listeria contamination. Officials say the product may have a 4-digit PLU code of 4159 or 4166. All products may be returned for a full refund.