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27 charged in 9-month Bradford County drug bust

BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa. UPDATE (WETM) – The Bradford County Drug Task Force and District Attorney’s Office announced that 27 people were accused of over 160 charges on August 17, 2022 in connection to a county-wide drug bust called “Operation Jet Sweep”. The announcement said that the investigation lasted nine months and led to dozens of […]
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Horseheads man arrested for attempting to sell stolen car

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) — A Horseheads man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a car from a storage facility and tried to sell it in Pennsylvania, according to New York State Police. Timothy Gullo, 40, was arrested by State Police out of Horseheads on August 18, 2022, for allegedly stealing a car from Latta […]
HORSEHEADS, NY
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Elmira man indicted on manslaughter charge in death of Newfield musician

A 32-year-old Elmira man was indicted in Tompkins County Court Thursday on a count of manslaughter and three other charges stemming from a crash that occurred in March on Route 13 in Newfield that resulted in the death of a 49-year-old musician from Newfield. Leon Arguello, a father and musician, died in the crash. Jonathan Roberts, who was indicted on second-degree manslaughter, was also indicted on counts of criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident without reporting. The top charge, second-degree manslaughter, is a Class C Felony for which the maximum penalty is an indeterminate sentence of five to 15 years of imprisonment. This article originally appeared on Ithaca Journal: Elmira man indicted on manslaughter charge in death of Newfield musician
NEWFIELD, NY
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All Saints Academy closing due to low enrollment

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) – All Saints Academy in Corning has announced it will not reopen for school this upcoming academic year due to “a significant and sudden decline in enrollment.” All Saints said that on August 18, 2022, only 33 students were enrolled. 102 were required to balance the school’s budget. Parents, teachers, faculty and […]
CORNING, NY
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Elmira Man Indicted For Fatal Newfield Collision

District Attorney Matthew Van Houten announced today that Jonathan A. Roberts, 32, of Elmira, has been charged in a four-count indictment related to the motor vehicle collision which took place on Route 13 in the Town of Newfield in the early morning hours of March 19, 2022. Leon Arguello, a devoted father and talented local musician, died in the collision. Leon Arguello was 49 years old.
NEWFIELD, NY
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Guest Editorial: National Immunization Awareness Month

August is recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month. Immunizations, often referred to as vaccinations, are important for people of all ages and to prevent illness from various diseases. Unfortunately, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have postponed vaccination and well child visits while following guidance to stay home. Now is...
TIOGA COUNTY, NY
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Canton Mother’s of Pre-Schoolers Kick-Off

Canton Mother’s of Pre-Schoolers will kick off on September 13th with guest speaker Debbie Colton speaking on the year’s theme. The MOPS International theme this year is We Go Together, with sub topics such as Expect Good Things and Show Up. Canton’s Mops group is unique and we had such a great year last year. We have moms come from Troy, Gillet, and Shunk. Our group represents over a hand full of churches. With adding Moms Next last year any mom with a child pre-k up to 12th grade can attend.
CANTON, PA
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Gillett man charged with lighting gas-soaked bed on fire

WELLS TWP, Pa. (WETM) – Police in Bradford County have charged a Gillett man for setting fire to a bed doused with gasoline while a woman was in the bed. Jason Pangburn, 32, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police out of Towanda on August 8 in connection to the case. The criminal complaint filed against […]
GILLETT, PA
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Boys & Girls Club announces grand re-opening of Fitness Center

Last month the Tioga County Boys & Girls Club announced the grand re-opening of their new, state of the art fitness center, now named the Steven “Stash” Schaeffer Fitness Center. Thanks to a generous donation, the fitness center now has all of the latest and greatest brand new cardio and fitness equipment.
TIOGA COUNTY, NY
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Owego Police Blotter: August 8 to 14

During the week of Monday, August 8 to Sunday, August 14, the Owego Police Department had 120 service calls, 2 arrests, 5 motor vehicle accidents, and issued 4 traffic tickets. A traffic stop resulted in a number of charges being filed against an Owego man. Cody D. Florance was charged...
OWEGO, NY

Dollar General store proposed for Big Flats

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WETM) – Another Dollar General store may be coming to Chemung County, according to plans submitted to the County Planning Board. The minutes for the August 2 Chemung County Planning Board meeting showed plans submitted to build a Dollar General at 163 Daniel Zenker Drive in the Town of Big Flats. The […]
BIG FLATS, NY
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Mornings in Elmira: Jon Knight

ELMIRA, NY (WETM)- Jon Knight, a local artist has some of his artwork on display at Community Arts of Elmira. He started to take up art more after he retired and uses it as an outlet. His work will be on display until next week.
ELMIRA, NY

Towanda man arrested as fugitive from justice on assault charge

HORSEHEADS, N.Y (WETM) — A man was arrested in Chemung County as a fugitive from justice on an assault charge out of Pennsylvania. Gevonta Nowell, 22, of Towanda, Pa., was found to have an active warrant out of the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office for the charges of Aggravated Assault. The Chemung Sheriff’s Office said that […]
TOWANDA, PA

Kyle Larson eyes second straight win at The Glen

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Defending NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Larson is looking for a repeat performance. On Sunday, Larson will take the track and compete in the annual Go Bowling at The Glen race. After winning last year at Watkins Glen, Larson went on to have the most dominate year of his career earning […]
ELMIRA, NY
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