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'Dateline' Dives Into the Gruesome Murder of Kelley Clayton and the Bizarre Circumstances Surrounding It

The town of Elmira, N.Y. describes itself as a "great place to live," and for the most part that's true. Sadly, on the evening of September 29, 2015, that would change for one family. Kelley Clayton (35) and her two children were home while her husband, Thomas Clayton, was out for the night playing poker. When he returned home around 12:30 a.m., he would be met with a gruesome scene.
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IPD searching for commercial burglary suspects

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — The Ithaca Police Department is asking anyone for information related to two burglaries that occurred earlier this week. According to IPD, the first burglary occurred at the Newman Municipal Golf Course on Pier Road. Ithaca Police say that the suspect(s) forced entry into the clubhouse and stole undisclosed property. Police say […]

Maddie’s Meadows Pet of the Week

These three kittens were recently trapped in a barn in Berkshire. Bo (the only male) and Becky were pulled out of the barn floor a couple of weeks ago, and yesterday the Momma dropped the third one on the porch of the elderly lady who owns the barn. She’s like,...

Staffing Shortages Cause American Airlines to Drop 4 U.S. Cities from Service

If you’re getting ready to pack your bags and head out on your summer vacation, you’re certainly not alone. The travel industry has seen a massive surge lately, caused in part by “revenge travel.” Throughout the world, people were forced to postpone or cancel trips altogether due to the global pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the U.S. and internationally, travelers are eager to get out. But, staffing shortages have been plaguing the airline industry — and one airline is dropping service to four U.S. cities because of it.

Tales of a ‘Mushroom Huntress’

With eight decades of scouring forests across a multitude of countries for fungal delights to her name, Trumansburg resident Victoria Romanoff has bounded those years of experience, along with several delicious recipes, into a book titled “Mushroom Foraging and Feasting: Recollections and Recipes from a Lifetime on the Hunt.”
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This Week in Wine Country: Hidden Alpaca Farm

HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we're visiting Hidden Alpaca Farm in Horseheads. Owned by Carol Haff, Hidden Alpaca Farm is located on East Vargo Road in the town of Horseheads. The farm and retail shop is open to visitors and group tours, from May 1st through October 31st. Hidden Alpaca Farm also offers alpacas for sale, breeding and sponsorship.

American Airlines is stopping flights in these 3 cities

Due to an industry pilot shortage, American Airlines will be stopping service in three cities: Islip and Ithaca, New York, and Toledo, Ohio, starting Sept. 7, according to Fox News. The news: “We’re extremely grateful for the care and service our team members provided to our customers in Islip, Ithaca...

Southern Tier Loses Another Airline

Another airport in the Southern Tier/ Central New York/ Finger Lakes region is losing an airline. While several years ago, the Greater Binghamton Airport saw its airlines exit one-by-one, leaving only a single flight to Detroit by Delta Airlines and service by smaller, private and business carriers at the field, airports in bigger hubs like Syracuse and even smaller municipal fields like Elmira/Corning, have continued to offer several flights from several carriers.

American Airlines' move to end Ithaca flights raises concerns

Ithaca leaders and business owners expressed concern on Tuesday about American Airlines' announcement that it will no longer provide service to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport. The decision comes after a recent expansion project had hoped to make the airport the ‘Gateway to the Finger Lakes.’. The airport director said...