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Tanker fire diverts westbound traffic on I-86

WILAWANA, Pa. (WETM) — Traffic on Interstate-86 was diverted after a tanker truck caught fire Friday afternoon. Reports started coming into the newsroom around 6 p.m. of a tanker truck that caught fire at the Wilawana exit of I-86 Westbound. Viewer photos show the rear of the truck to be on fire while fire crews […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Downtown Elmira multi-vehicle crash blocks traffic

Traffic is flowing normally at the intersection and all debris has been cleared from the roadway. ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Traffic slowed in downtown Elmira Friday afternoon after a crash on Clemens Center Parkway. Reports of the multi-vehicle crash on the Clemens Center bridge just south of Water Street came into 18 News around 4:15 […]
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Man Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Minivan From Elmira Business

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - A man has been indicted for allegedly stealing a minivan from a business in Elmira back in May. According to the Chemung County Grand Jury, Edward Epps allegedly stole a 20-11 Dodge Caravan from Initial D Motorsports on Lake Street. He was charged with two counts...

Wellsburg man arrested for robbing Lawrenceville Adult World

LAWRENCEVILLE, Pa. (WETM) – A Wellsburg man has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at the Lawrenceville Adult World last month, according to police. Joshua Tagliaboski, 33, from Wellsburg was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police out of Mansfield for the alleged theft. Police said that on June 19, 2022, Tagliaboski allegedly entered Adult […]

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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Young Volunteer Helps Find Names at the Moving Wall

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- It takes dozens of volunteers to keep things at The Moving Wall at Eldridge Park running smoothly. The experience is also proving that age is nothing but a number, and no one is too young to lend a helping hand. Dominick Faulisi is proving that to...

BU, Lock Haven, Mansfield integration complete

Bloomsburg, Pa. — After more than 18 months of work by nearly 1,000 individuals, the integration of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield universities under the banner of Commonwealth University officially took place today. "My sincere thanks go to the teams at each of our universities who have dedicated themselves tirelessly to the integration process and to creating opportunities for a new generation of students to follow their dreams and pursue lives of meaning and success," said Bashar W. Hanna, who will serve as president of...
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Youngest volunteer reads names at Moving Wall

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The youngest volunteer paid respects at The Moving Wall in Elmira Friday evening alongside veterans visiting the memorial site. Antonio Campanella was the youngest volunteer this week, reading names on the Moving Wall at Eldridge Park. Starting at 6 p.m., the 12-year-old read several names on the Moving Wall. He was honored to show respect for Vietnam veterans.

Gaffer Elite Lacrosse holds alumni night

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A regional travel lacrosse team had a special opportunity. Thursday night, the Gaffer Elite travel lacrosse program held its annual alumni night in Painted Post. Former Gaffer players from the senior level team, many who also played at Corning High School, visited to share stories and wisdom about the game. Coached […]

Senior Send-Off – Horseheads Taylor Malone

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) – It’s time for another edition of Senior Send-Off sponsored by Tom’s South Corning Collision. On this edition, we honor Horseheads volleyball standout Taylor Malone. Malone helped the Blue Raiders win their second straight sectional title this past fall and won the Twin Tiers Sports Awards Female MVP for a second straight […]

Integration of Mansfield, Bloomsburg and Lock Haven Universities officially complete

MANSFIELD, Pa. (WETM) — After more than 18 months, Mansfield, Bloomsburg, and Lock Haven Universities officially combined into the Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania today. The process took place over the course of 18 months, with the final steps taken this year to complete the three universities’ integration. In March, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s […]
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Moving Wall aims to educate youth about Vietnam War

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Many people across the Twin Tiers have learned so much from coming to the Moving Wall and learned even more from hearing about veterans' experiences. One of the major purposes of bringing the memorial to Elmira was to encourage the younger generations to come out and learn. Specifically, VVA Chapter 803 wants to use the week to teach people about what happened and the importance of supporting those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Many kids volunteering at the Memorial Friday afternoon gained a new perspective after seeing the wall and speaking with veterans.

Capriotti Properties announces plans for 1-8 Clemens Square

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — Capriotti Properties has announced plans for the further development of 1-8 Clemens square including a brewery and several boutique stores. In the announcement on their Facebook page, Capriotti says that they are working to bring a new brewery to the large east unit, the former space of Chuck Clark’s and The […]