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Man arrested while sleeping in a hammock at an Elmira cemetery

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – John Maier of New Jersey was arrested as a fugitive from justice in Elmira after law enforcement responded to a man sleeping in a hammock inside a cemetery. Chemung County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Saint Peter and Paul’s Cemetery for a suspicious vehicle parked in...
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Elmira, NYNewsChannel 36

Elmira man convicted of receipt of child pornography sentenced to prison

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – An Elmira man who was convicted on a child pornography charge has been sentenced to prison. According to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy, Jr., 37-year-old Jeffrey Martin was sentenced to serve 240 months in prison. Prosecutors say between May 31 and July 19, 2019, the victim slept...

Hundreds Attend Wyalusing Legion Car Show

Hundreds of people converged on the grounds of Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Sunday, Aug. 1 to take part in the Seventh Annual 15th District American Legion Family Fundraiser. The event featur...

Two inmates injured in Sunday fights at Elmira Correctional Facility

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WHCU) — Two inmates at the Elmira Correctional Facility were injured in two separate fights. Reports say both fights happened Sunday about an hour apart. In the first assault, officials say an inmate was attacked by two others and suffered some cuts. All three were disciplined. A little under an hour later, half a dozen inmates were in a brawl. Gas was used to help stop the fight. Of the six inmates involved, one was treated for injuries.
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Thousands turn out for opening day at the Chemung County Fair

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY)-- 179 years in the making, the Chemung County Fair was the place to be in the Southern Tier on Wednesday. It was the official opening day of the fair and they made a strong comeback. Hundreds of people came out for the attractions, live performances, demolition derby, and some new events.
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Bampa's House in Corning offers different option for Hospice care

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) --- Founded in 2016, Bampa's House in Corning gives people who need end of life care an extra choice. Usually, end of life care occurs in nursing homes or hospitals. Another option that some choose is Hospice care inside ones own home. Through a partnership with Hospice...

‘34 Ford at Legion Car Show

Photos by Warren HowelerChip Rogers of Towanda shows off his 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe that he spent three-and-a-half years restoring. Rogers was one of numerous car enthusiasts who brought their vehic...
Elmira, NYWETM

Pennsylvanians can soon expect multiple fees or taxes for using public roadways

Pennsylvanians can soon expect multiple fees or taxes for using public roadways. Pennsylvanians can soon expect multiple fees or taxes for using public roadways. Corning Rockwell Museum Kid's Summer Explorers Program. Corning Community College Back to School Vaccine Clinic. Pentagon officer slain in attack was a Brooklyn native, Army veteran;...
Elmira, NYWETM

Driver extracted from vehicle after Lake Street, E. Washington Ave. accident in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Elmira Police are investigating an accident that happened early Wednesday morning on Lake Street and E. Washington Ave. Officers responded around 8 a.m. and found two vehicles in the intersection. Police say the investigation revealed that a 2009 Toyota Sedan was traveling West on E. Washington Ave., approaching Lake St., when the operator traveled across the eastbound lane where it impacted curbing at the south curb of E. Washington Ave. After impacting the curbing the vehicle traveled up and onto the sidewalk area where it collided with a utility pole.

Stone Eater to Perform at Deane Center’s Outdoor Stage

Shown are the members of the Stone Eater band. At 6:15 p.m. this Friday, August 6, the Stone Eater band will perform on the outdoor stage on the Central Avenue side of the Deane Center for the Performing Arts at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro as part of the free outdoor concert series. Donations are appreciated.
Elmira, NYWETM

As COVID concerns rise, so do vaccine rates for all diseases

(WETM) – COVID concerns are on the rise with infection rates continuing to spike and many are worried about the Delta Variant. Vaccines for COVID are still increasing but other vaccines have also seen increases because of the pandemic. Dr. Richard Terry, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at LECOM at...
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Creating A Healthier Community in Sayre

SAYRE, P.A. (WENY) — The Sayre Revitalization Initiative focuses on recreation, education, hospitality and wellness, with an added emphasis on wellness at this weekend's F3 Festival. This weekend at the F3 Festival, Guthrie is partnering with Blue Zones, an initiative that could promote a healthier lifestyle and possibly an even...