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Elmira shootings: Police investigating multiple “intentional, targeted attacks” overnight

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Elmira Police are investigating three separate shootings in less than three hours between Friday night and Saturday morning. Police say the first shooting took place on Pomeroy Street around 10:50 p.m. on Friday where people were reportedly shooting inside a home. Officers responded to find someone had shot through the door of an apartment with two young children inside. The shooter fled the scene and multiple shots struck inside the home, but no one was injured.
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Burglary Reported in Ithaca

Saturday morning saw Ithaca Police respond to a burglary. The Ithaca Police Department responded to a reported burglary Saturday at 4:45am at the 200 Block of College Ave. The victim reported to police that she awoke to a man groping her through her first-floor window. The suspect – described as a white male in his 20s – fled before police arrival. Currently, the investigation is actively underway. The Ithaca Police Department asks that if anyone has information about this incident to make contact.
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Elmira police investigate three targeted shootings in same night

Elmira, NY (WENY) -- The Elmira Police Department is investigating three different shootings, all intentional and targeted in nature over three hours, between Friday night and Saturday morning. Police said the first shooting happened just before 11:00 PM on Friday, at home on Pomeroy Place. According to police, they were...
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IPD: Victim groped during early morning burglary

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) — Ithaca Police are investigating a burglary that happened around 4:45 Saturday morning in the 200 block of College Avenue. Investigators say a woman woke up to a man groping her through her first-floor bedroom window. Before officers arrive the suspect left, but he’s described as a white man in his 20s. Police say he may have been wearing a hat.

One person treated at area hospital after incident in Ithaca

Police say that on Wednesday around 9:37 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of the South Aurora Street Bridge over East Green Street for a welfare check. Officers were told that there was a suicidal subject at that location. They were initially unsuccessful in finding the person — but after speaking with the person who notified authorities — they located the person on West Buffalo Street.
Lockport Union-Sun

How do you like them apples? Crop is down a bit but fruit remains sweet

LOCKE — Eleven-year-old Evan Chaddocks smiled wide as he held out his 11-pound bag of apples. “We took a ride and enjoyed this beautiful day,” he said. “This is officially, for me and my dad, our last weekend of summer.”. Evan’s parents, Tom Chaddocks and Susan Reckhow, are making apple...
Cornell Daily Sun

Shoot for the Moon! You Might Land in the Cakes

It’s that time of year again, where a full moon rises in a clear night sky and families gather around to eat delicious mooncakes. When I was living at home, I always knew when the Mid-Autumn Festival was around the corner because my grandma would come home from the Asian supermarket with fancy looking tins of packaged mooncakes. I would hungrily search through the tin, wondering which cakes had my favorite fillings, ready to dig in.

Saturday is National Free Museum Day

You can tour Rose Hill Mansion in Geneva and other museums nationwide for free tomorrow (Saturday.) It’s Smithsonian Magazine’s nationwide Museum Day. Kerry Lippincott with Historic Geneva says the event is back after being cancelled last year, due to COVID. Rose Hill is open for tours from ten to 3:30....
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This Week in Wine Country Celebrates Five Years!

HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- This week in wine country, sponsored by Finger Lakes Wine Country, is celebrating five years on WENY News!. This Week in Wine Country launched on Good Morning Twin Tiers Weekend in September 2016, and has been a Saturday morning staple ever since. Currently hosted by WENY's Renata Stiehl, and Laury Ward, President of Finger Lakes Wine Country, they travel to new locations across the region, spotlighting local businesses, farms, wineries, breweries, eateries and more.

Healthy alternatives to gambling

We live in a digital world; one where anything of desire can be found right at our fingertips. This accessibility may be beneficial for a lot of things, including grocery delivery, ordering gifts, and texting an old friend. However, when it comes to risky behaviors such as gambling, the increase...

A Walk at the Mulholland Wildflower Preserve

After four years studying marketing and writing at Ithaca College, there’s still so much in town I want to explore. Between the gorgeous nature trails and exciting events, I’ll likely never run out of things to do in Ithaca, but I’m determined to make the most of my last year and the first place I visited was the Mulholland Wildflower Preserve. While I’m not much of a hiker, I do enjoy spending time in nature, and the Preserve offers a quick, easy way to get a fix of the outdoors.

Horseheads Free Library Book Sale

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM)- The Horseheads Free Library book sale is taking place from September 14th to September 18th. The sale is at the Town and County Fire Department located at 130 Gardner Rd, Horseheads N.Y. There will be thousands of books to choose from, along with audiobooks and even DVDs...
Finger Lakes Times

Swedish Hill hires new winemaker

ROMULUS — Swedish Hill Winery has added an associate winemaker to its team. Joshua Kessler, a Hobart College graduate, holds an master’s degree in winemaking from Cornell University. He has previous winemaking experience at two other Finger Lakes wineries, as well as a harvest in New Zealand. “We are very...

Maddie’s Meadows Pet of the Week

Hello, we are Brittany and Briana. Gail just picked up Brittany and two of her siblings. They are approximately four weeks old. She has been bottle feeding all three, but when she came home the other day Brittany was limp on the floor. She couldn’t move her head or her paws.

Rapper Jack Harlow shouts out Elmira wearing Tommy Hilfiger at the Met Gala

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM)- American Rapper Jack Harlow’s most recent post talks about how his grandfather is from our very own Elmira. He says, “My grandpa grew up in a small town called Elmira in New York. My whole life he’s been telling me that as a kid, he lived on the same street as Tommy Hilfiger.”

Blake Shelton coming to del Lago Resort & Casino this December

WATERLOO, N.Y. (WHEC) — Have you been thinking it'd “Sure Be Cool” if Blake Shelton would come to the Finger Lakes?. Well, you'll be getting your wish in just a couple of months. The country superstar will be performing at del Lago Resort & Casino’s Vine Showroom on Dec. 4...