Elmira, NY

One dead, one critically injured at Woodhull Raceway Saturday

WOODHULL, N.Y. (WETM) — A community is in mourning after the sudden death of a Woodhull Raceway veteran during a race Saturday night. According to the Woodhull Raceway on Facebook, Art Goodier of Osceola, Pa. died after suffering an apparent heart attack after an accident at the NAPA 602 Crate Sportsman qualifying heat event. They […]
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Woodhull Raceway Driver Passes Away During Race; Track Worker Seriously Injured

Racing at Woodhull Raceway Saturday night was marred by the passing of veteran competitor, Art Goodier of Osceola, Pa. According to the Raceway, Goodier was racing in a qualifying heat event when his car sped out of control into the infield area of turns three and four. It was during that time that Goodier’s machine struck corner flagger, Neil Stoddard before shooting across the back straight away coming to rest well outside of the track. Rescue and EMT’s were quickly on the scene accessing the condition of Goodier as other personnel was tending to Stoddard as he lay injured in the infield. Ambulances and Medivac Helicopters were summoned to the track as both Goodier and Stoddard were taken to area hospitals with Goodier being pronounced dead later that night of what was thought to be an apparent heart attack.
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Elmira man ticketed for unlicensed operation

Police say an Elmira man was ticketed following a traffic stop in Penn Yan. According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department ticketed Madixx J. Burge, 22 for aggravated unlicensed operation. Burge was observed operating a motor vehicle on Lake St. in the village of Penn Yan while...

IPD seeking info in pair of burglaries

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) — A pair of burglaries in Ithaca. Police say two businesses were burglarized during the overnight hours heading into Thursday morning. The first crime allegedly happened at the Newman Municipal Golf Course. Authorities say property was stolen after the clubhouse was broken into. The second burglary allegedly took place at Eta Pie on West Seneca Street. Officers say an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.

Elmira man arrested for Burglary; using stolen checks

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WETM) — An Elmira man has been arrested after he allegedly broke into a home, then used stolen checks to make purchases in the area, according to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. Justin Aikman, 40, was arrested following a burglary investigation on June 12, 2022, in the Town of Southport. The Sheriff’s Office […]
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One Ring Donuts Seeks New Ownership

After four years of business in Press Bay Alley, popular downtown Ithaca shop One Ring Donuts is looking for new ownership. According to its official website and Instagram, One Ring Donuts has been closed since April due to unexpected circumstances. Amy Cohen, One Ring’s founder, said that One Ring is open to many possibilities for its new ownership at this moment. Whoever has a donut dream, creativity, interest and skill can offer to buy the store through an online inquiry form until July 1.

Wegmans recalls Vidalia onions

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – A potential food-borne illness in a popular grocer’s produce. Wegmans Vidalia onions sold by the pound 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.

The Unexpected Place The World's Fanciest KFC Just Opened In

Fast food chains that have been around for years have recently been working hard to present a more upscale appearance. The once-popular colors and patterns of restaurant interiors of past decades have since been replaced with more modern styles, such as high-top tables, hanging lights, and other 21st-century elements. MyMove recently reported that McDonald's announced a redesign with the hope of turning its restaurants into a place that felt more appealing for young adults. And last year, CNN reported that Taco Bell was giving its restaurants a new look to cater to the digital age with smaller dining rooms.

Stewart Park Carousel Celebrates 70 Years June 25

Friends of Stewart Park (FSP) invites you and your family to celebrate seventy years of the Stewart Park Carousel on Saturday, June 25th from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, with a free celebration including Nate the Great, carousel-themed crafts, cupcakes, and of course, free rides all day!. In addition to free rides...

American Airlines cancels flights to three cities indefinitely over pilot shortage

American Airlines will end services for three US cities after the Labor Day holiday weekend due to a pilot shortage, the latest setback for the aviation industry that has seen a spate of flight cancellations in recent months.The Fort Worth-based company, believed to be the world’s largest airline by fleet size, said it would drop services from the airports of Toledo in Ohio and Ithaca and Islip in New York, starting 7 September.“In response to the regional pilot shortage affecting the airline industry, American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service,” American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Koos said...

American Airlines ending Ithaca service despite objections

ITHACA, N.Y.—On June 19, American Airlines announced that it would cease service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport (ITH) along with flights to Islip, New York, and Toledo, Ohio. The airline announced it would cease flights from ITH to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PHL), effective Sept. 6. American Airlines’ only local route...

American Airlines to end service to LI’s MacArthur Airport

Long Island MacArthur Airport is losing American Airlines. The airline announced it will be ending its service to Islip due to pilot shortages, Newsday reports. American will also be cancelling flights in Ithaca and Toledo, Ohio. “American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service in Islip and Ithaca,...

American Airline drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

Texas-based American Airlines will be cancelling flights to Ithaca and Islip, New York, as well as Toledo, Ohio, in September, blaming a lack of pilots, according to local reports. “In response to the regional pilot shortage affecting the airline industry, American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service,” American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Koos told the Dallas Morning News. “We’re extremely grateful for the care and service our team members provided to our customers in Islip, Ithaca and Toledo, and are working closely with them during this time.” Service to those cities will end Sept. 7. American Airlines said it was reaching out to...

American Airlines to end service to cities in Ohio and New York due to pilot shortage

Fort Worth-based American Airlines after Labor Day will end service to three U.S. cities due to staffing shortages, it was first reported by the Dallas Morning News. Specifically, it involves a “regional pilot shortage” and the affected cities are Toledo, Ohio; Ithaca, New York; and Islip, New York. Service to those cities is slated to end Sept. 7.

Firehouse Subs returns to Owego Central Fire Station June 20-25; Mobile Food Truck benefits Steamer Project

Firehouse Subs of Ithaca’s mobile food truck returns to Owego Central Fire Station on North Avenue on Monday, June 20, through Saturday, June 25. Proceeds from sub sales support the Owego Fire Department’s (OFD) 1866 Amoskeag Steam Fire Engine restoration with “Steamer House” on North Avenue, championed by the Owego Hose Team. The truck will operate from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily out of the Owego Fire Station #2 parking lot on North Avenue.