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Canisteo restaurant permanently closing

CANISTEO, N.Y. (WETM) — After years of operation, one local restaurant in Canisteo is closing up shop for good. “Annie’s” in downtown Canisteo is closing for good after a Facebook post was made on Thursday explaining the closing, “It was an extremely difficult decision based on many factors that we did not come to lightly,” […]
CANISTEO, NY
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Lanterns to be sent down Chemung River to honor 72′ flood

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) — Happening on Saturday, the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society is set to light commemorative lamps on the Chemung River. The lamps are part of a memorial floating lantern ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Agnes Flood of 1972. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, the lanterns will be […]
CORNING, NY
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Former Steuben County Legislator Fred Lewis Passes Away at 91

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - Former Steuben County legislator Fred Lewis, who represented the town of Howard passed away at the age of 91. Lewis, formerly an Erie railroad employee and local businessman, served as a member of the Board of Supervisors for 16 years, serving as Chairman for four years.
STEUBEN COUNTY, NY
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Haverling football rolls past Vertus

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) – The Rams picked up their first win of the season at home on Saturday. The Haverling football team rolled past Vertus at home 40-0. Ethan Narby ran for a 24-yard touchdown in the second quarter to give the Rams a 21-0 lead. Lawrence Duncan found the endzone late in the first […]
BATH, NY

Lowering home heating costs this winter

CAMPBELL, N.Y. (WETM)- As it is now fall and temperatures are dropping, it’s time to start to think about turning the heat on in your home. What can you do to save money if you heat your home with something that has seen price hikes over the last year, such as propane? One of the […]
CAMPBELL, NY
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Village of Bath Names Colin Taft as New Chief of Police

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - Earlier this week, the village of Bath made Colin Taft as the new chief police. Taft was the acting chief from February until June of last year and was the provisional chief of police until the announcement on Monday. He started his career in 2001 with...
BATH, NY
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Brothers sentenced for 2020 West Elmira home invasion

WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — Two brothers have been sentenced to time in New York State Prison following a 2020 home invasion where the brothers duct taped and zip-tied three home health care workers and held elderly residents at gunpoint. According to a release from the Chemung County District Attorney’s Office, Benny T. Warr, 62, […]
ELMIRA, NY

Jeptha Hughes: The man who put the Hughes in Hughesville

Hughesville, Pa. — In the southeastern position of Lycoming County is the borough of Hughesville, which was incorporated in 1852. However, the borough’s history begins decades before that with the purchase of the land in 1816 from a farmer named John Heap. He sold the property to Jeptha Hughes. “(Jeptha Hughes) soon…laid out a town. It first took the name ‘Hughesburg’,” a writer said in the “History of Lycoming County”...
HUGHESVILLE, PA

Mansfield marching band receives invite to London New Year's Day Parade

Mansfield, Pa. — Following news of the Queen's death and a period of national mourning, the United Kingdom is looking forward with optimism that reaches all the way to Tioga County. Mansfield University's The Spirit and the Pride of Pennsylvania Marching Band and the Mansfield Wind Ensemble have received an invitation to participate in London's New Year's Day Parade and Festival. The invitation was extended by Bob Bone, Co-founder and...
MANSFIELD, PA
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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...
ELMIRA, NY
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Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Is Hiring Now

From The Steuben Co Sheriff’s Dept: Full-time Correction Officer Positions. Are you a motivated person looking for a career in law enforcement? The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office is looking for you! Immediate openings in the position of full time Correction Officer, including benefits and retirement. Sign up today for the examination and join a team of highly trained professionals and serve your community!
STEUBEN COUNTY, NY
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Twin Tiers Most Wanted: Brittany Hunt

Brittany Hunt is wanted by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. Hunt has violated her probation. Hunt was convicted of attempting to get contraband into prison. Hunt is 32 years old. Hunt has blonde hair and Hazel eyes. Hunt is 5’8″ tall and weighs 120 pounds. The last...
CHEMUNG COUNTY, NY
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COVID Vaccine Clinic To Be Held on October 13th

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Economic Opportunity Program (EOP) in partnership with the Chemung County Health Department will hold a COVID vaccine clinic next month. The clinic will be held on Thursday, October 13th from 1 to 6 PM at the Ernie Davis Community Center in Elmira. First dose Moderna...
ELMIRA, NY
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