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Gov. Hochul speaks at Women’s Hall Of Fame induction ceremony

Governor Kathy Hochul delivered remarks at an induction ceremony, not only as New York’s leader, but also as the first woman to hold that position. She spoke at the National Women’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday in Geneva. It’s just several miles from where female Americans first...
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Regional Forecast – Finger Lakes (9/25/22)

Waking up to a wet and dreary Sunday in the Twin Tiers. A line of moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated thunderstorms is likely due to a cold front moving through the region. This front will continue bringing upper-level disturbances in the area. Showers become more spread out by the afternoon as the cold front moves out. Highs reach near the mid 60’s. Rainfall amounts generally up to 0.25″ possible in the Southern Tier. The Northern Tier may only get up to 0.2″, but chances of severe weather, including severe thunderstorms and damaging winds, are greater. Overnight, isolated showers possible. Mostly cloudy otherwise. Lows in the low 50’s.

Alexander shuts out South Seneca, Sawyer gets 100th win

Alexander shut out South Seneca 50-0 to improve to 3-0 on the season and give Tim Sawyer his 100th victory as the Trojan's head football coach. Trenton Woods threw three first-quarter TD passes.  Senior tight end Christian Kissell caught a 10-yard strike for a TD just two minutes into the game.  Tyler Marino scored on a 30-yard pass and then moments later Kaden Lyons hauled in a 20-yard pass.  Dalton Selapak's point-after kicks and a defensive safety from Cole Dean the Trojans led 22-0 at the end of the first quarter. 
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Covered Bridge Dance Celebration in Newfield

NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) -- A Covered Bridge Dance took place in Newfield, this evening. People came together to celebrate with old-fashioned, country line dances. Newfield's Old Home Day's committee wanted to put on an event for the community on the covered bridge. This bridge is the oldest covered bridge that is still in daily use, in New York State.
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Leader of the Pack Corporate Challenge returns to the Southern Tier

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - In light of Hunger Action Month, businesses went head-to-head at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier Friday morning to help kids get the meals they need this fall. Ten of the food bank's corporate sponsors went head-to-head this week to see who could pack food...

Thoroughbreds and Statesmen tie at one

GENEVA, N.Y. – Senior Finn Weber scored early in the second half to even the score at one as the Skidmore College men's soccer team opened Liberty League play on Saturday with a tie on the road at Hobart. Weber scored his first goal of the season one tic...

‘SOB Cut the Catalytic Converter off My Work Van’, Hopewell Man Looking for Help

More and more people in the Hudson Valley are reporting that an expensive part of their vehicles is being stolen with some thefts happening right under their noses. There is one part of the car, van, or truck you drive daily that criminals are looking to steal. The popular part itself is not something that is easily stolen and unfortunately, there isn't much we can do to prevent it from happening to us because the part isn't something that can be locked up.

County Legislature To Host Public Forum On 2023 Budget

The Tompkins County Legislature is inviting the community to participate in a forum on the 2023 recommended county budget. The forum will begin at 7pm on Tuesday, September 27 and will include a brief overview on the recommended budget and an opportunity for Tompkins County residents to provide input and ask questions of Legislators and county staff.

Clash between Skidmore and #5 William Smith ends in 1-1 draw

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The Skidmore College women's soccer team responded from an early goal against and scored to tie it just 10 seconds later before holding tight to earn a league point in a 1-1 draw against nationally fifth-ranked William Smith College on Saturday. The stalemate puts to end...

Thank you to all!

PENN YAN — There have been few moments in my life that have moved me as much as the outpouring of support for The Chronicle-Express in the weeks since it was announced Gannett was shutting down the paper just two-years shy of its bicentennial. That support was part of the equation that led to it being raised from its deathbed at the last moment by CherryRoad Media.

The Finger Lakes: A Tale of Two Counties

Bruce Northam is the author of THE DIRECTIONS TO HAPPINESS, a 135-country quest for life lessons, and a Chicken Soup for the traveler—but with balls. Check out his alternative keynote on and follow him on Facebook. The Finger Lakes’ magical Inns of Aurora. Sometimes your home state...
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This Week in Wine Country: J.R. Dill Winery

BURDETT, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, we're visiting J.R. Dill Winery in Burdett. Founded in 2009, the winery is owned by Jeff Dill, producing a variety of small batch red, white and sparkling wines. The winery is open seven days a week, with no reservations required. The winery offers tasting flights, wine by the glass or bottle, as well as mimosas with their Cayuga Rise sparkling wine.