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Newfield man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Newfield man was arrested following a traffic stop on June 28. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested John A. Chaffee, 35, of Newfield for criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a forged instrument, unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, and criminally using drug paraphernalia.
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Multiple charges against Montour Falls man after domestic incident

A Montour Falls man was arrested following a domestic incident. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Corey S. Bond, 36, of Montour Falls for criminal obstruction of breathing, assault, criminal mischief, and petit larceny. Charges allege that Bond was involved in a domestic incident...
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General Sar Phouthasack & SGU honor the Moving Wall

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Secret soldiers fighting communist China in the 1960s and 70s held an honorary ceremony this weekend at the moving wall in Elmira. General Sar Phouthasack led the ceremony Saturday morning and spoke with people afterward about his service and experience. General Sar served for MR 3...

Take a Flying Leap

“How spicy do you want it?” It is a sultry summer night with a driving rain puddling the streets in Towanda. Two overhead doors are rolled up, offering reprieve from both the rain and the heat. Customers chat and dine while watching the Susquehanna receive fresh water. At Flying...

Candor Fourth festivities continue

Fourth of July festivities in Candor began last night with Wheelock Rides opening at 6 p.m. at the Candor Ballfield. Festivities continue this evening with Fireworks at dusk from the ballfield, as well as the continuation of the Wheelock Rides and the Fairway. On Saturday the Fourth of July celebration...

Maddie’s Meadows Pet of the Week

Hi, my name is JoJo and my personality is precious. I am sweet, docile, friendly, calm, all the qualities you would be looking for in a companion feline, right? Just last year I was a kitten myself, wandering around the middle school. Gail came and captured another kitty there, but she was told to leave me because the owner did not want to let me go. She promised to keep me inside.

Business Spotlight: Jimmy’s Park Hotel In Canton

CANTON – The chatter of voices, the smell of good food, the great waitress, and the vigilant owner, all these components make up the atmosphere at Jimmy’s Park Hotel. Jimmy Walker purchased The Park Hotel back in 2021. At that point he revitalized the menu and began the process of making Jimmy’s Park Hotel the new heartbeat of Canton. On the menu, burgers, pizza, stromboli, entrees, homemade soup and wings. When asked Jimmy’s favorite meal it was his own concoction of sauces and dry rubs on wings.

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 […]

Watch Our Garden Grow: Microgreens

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WETM) – If you’re looking to eat more healthily or spruce up your smoothies, salads, and sandwiches, look no further than microgreens. Shabnam Allwood, owner of Nooshe Joon Farm in West Elmira, specializes in growing organic microgreens that can be used for an almost endless list of dishes. Microgreens are simply baby plants […]

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.

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.

Fourth of July Celebration taking place in Candor

Since 1873, Candor has celebrated Independence Day. This year the festivities begin on Thursday, June 30 with Wheelock Rides opening at 6 p.m. at the Candor Ballfield. All ages are welcomed. And don’t miss the Fireworks on Friday at dusk from the ballfied. On Saturday, July 2, the Fourth...
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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.