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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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Top rated restaurants in Elmira according to Yelp

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — Elmira is home to some great local restaurants that are well-kept and hard to find unless you’re a native that’s been to every restaurant in the city. When it comes to the best places to eat in Elmira, Yelp is often a tool people go-to to see reviews and photos before deciding if they want to do business there.
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College recommends flu vaccine but will not hold a clinic

Ithaca College released updates in a Sept. 22 Intercom post regarding the options available for receiving a flu vaccine this semester. In past years, the college has sponsored an on-campus clinic — the Flu Point of Dispensing (POD) exercise — where students could show up and get their flu vaccine for free.

Yale Stymies Cornell Football En Route to 38-14 Win

A 99-yard Cornell scoring drive set the Schoellkopf Field Homecoming crowd on fire, but Yale's defense dominated and its offense methodically allowed the Bulldogs to pull away for a 38-14 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldog win evened both teams' record at 1-1 in the young season, while Yale claimed the Ivy League opener for both squads.

Blood donors needed for those with sickle cell disease

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. More than 100,000 people across the country, many of whom are of African descent are impacted by sickle cell disease, according to the American Red Cross. Seasonal changes can trigger pain crises and possibly increase the need for a blood transfusion. This month the American […]

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.
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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...

Fall Creek and Northside host the 14th annual Porchfest, after a two-year delay

“It’s been three years since the last Porchfest in Ithaca, and we’ve all been through some stuff,” said organizers of the annual neighborhood music festival as they announced last month that Porchfest would return on Sunday, September 25th. “It feels like we need a nice, big, outdoor community celebration more than ever before.”

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 […]

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...
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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...

Fire crews respond to structure fire in Horseheads

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) — Numerous fire departments responded to the scene of a working structure fire in Horseheads on Thursday. The fire occurred at a home on Kiser Road, just off of Lattabrook Road east of the village, sometime before 7 p.m. Heavy smoke could be seen coming from the side of the house and […]

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, […]
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Watkins Glen Park is a must-see destination for Geneseo students

One of the perks of attending school at SUNY Geneseo is its geographical location—here, we are lucky to be a relatively short distance away from many noteworthy natural sites and parks. Watkins Glen State Park is just one of the many nearby, and it is considered to be one of the best parks in the region. Settled in the town of Watkins Glen, New York, the park itself is definitely a must-visit, especially to any person within driving distance.

September 23 update from Health Department on COVID-19 cases

The Tompkins County Health Department says there have now been 24,258 total positive cases in Tompkins County, 42 more than on Thursday, and a total of 1,940,536 tests conducted. The Health Department is also now reporting positive self-test results that have been submitted through their online portal. They say there are 10 new positive self-test results for a total of 3,799 submitted.