Car flips onto its roof in the Town of Tyrone Sunday afternoon
TOWN OF TYRONE, N.Y. (WENY) -- Sunday afternoon around 2 pm, the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department is investigating a one-car accident that happened on County Route 23 in the Town of Tyrone. Authorities say after an initial investigation, they found a 2014 White Dodge Pickup was traveling eastbound on County...
Painting a green clover in Historic Hanover Square ahead of the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- On Sunday, March 3rd, the Horseheads Volunteer Fire Department, along with neighbors and volunteers painted a bright green shamrock in Horseheads Hanover Square. Painting the shamrock is done in preparation for the 19th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade happening on Saturday, March 9th. "We're in the...
Elmira Heights students to hold ‘Dancers for Dogs’ fundraiser
ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WETM) — Two students and dancers from Elmira Heights are holding an event that will benefit the Chemung County SPCA. Alivia Bower and Amanda Hatfield, both of whom are students at Thomas A. Edison High School, New Visions Honors Academy, and Leslie School of Dance, organized a fundraiser called “Dancers for Dogs” […]
Horseheads site awarded $4 million FAST NY grant to spur development. What to know
The pace of development may soon be picking up in Horseheads. The Chemung County IDA was awarded $4 million Friday under the Focused Attraction of Shovel-Ready Tracts New York (FAST NY) grant program, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced. The award will fund a project to make the former Holding Point site on North Main Street...
Chemung County Sheriff’s Office warns public about phone scam
The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about another phone scam that is currently making its way around the Southern Tier. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the scam involves someone pretending to be a police officer who tells victims a warrant is out for their arrest. During the call, the scammer reportedly asks the victim for money or else they would be arrested.
60s by Monday
Calmer conditions follow into Monday as high temperatures continue to climb into the mid 60s. We could see record highs be broken across both Monday and Tuesday. Partly sunny skies persist throughout the early portions of next week, but rain could re-enter the region Tuesday morning, continuing off-and-on throughout the rest of the week.
Where are records of police crashes, civilian injuries in Elmira?
Police officers have crashed hundreds of cars in New York in the last few years, and often have escaped consequences. What about in our city?. We'll be submitting requests for officer crash records to police departments in Chemung County in the coming weeks. The documents we are asking for are public records.
Tradition-rich Horseheads tops U-E for Section 4 Class AA title in girls basketball
Horseheads tripled down on championships within Section 4. Next on the radar for the Blue Raiders is a potential run in the New York state tournament. The Raiders added the Section 4 Class AA championship to Southern Tier Athletic Conference division and tournament titles Sunday afternoon with a resounding 68-44 victory over Union-Endicott at Visions Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton. ...
Twin Tiers Most Wanted: Odessa Pentycofe
Odessa Pentycofe is wanted by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. Pentycofe has violated her probation. Pentycofe was convicted of felony charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance. Pentycofe is 26 years old. Pentycofe has brown hair and blue eyes. Pentycofe is 5’3″ tall and weighs 130 pounds....
Chemung County woman arrested on several warrants involving a car
Chemung County woman arrested on several warrants involving a car.
Horseheads’ Koratsis helps Fordham softball stun 14th ranked Kentucky
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WETM) – Horseheads grad Eva Koratsis’ impressive day at the plate helped Fordham softball to a huge win in North Carolina. (Photo Courtesy: Fordham Athletics) Horseheads grad Eva Koratsis delivered a big day at the plate, to help Fordham softball close out the Queen City Classic with an upset over 14th ranked Kentucky. […]
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in Montour Falls, NY
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near montour falls.
How Elmira boys rallied past Corning for a second consecutive Section 4 basketball title
Elmira's 22-6 second-half run that turned Friday night's Section 4 Class AAA boys basketball final against Corning in the Express' favor provided a glimpse into what has made the team so successful this season. The top-seeded Express nailed five 3-pointers during the surge, four different players made buckets, the defense...
Two car crash takes place Thursday afternoon in Elmira
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – One person was seen being loaded onto a stretcher following a two-car crash in Elmira this afternoon. According to an 18 News reporter on the scene, Erway Ambulance, Elmira Fire Department and Elmira City Police responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29, at […]
Torture/Kidnap/Murder trial in Elmira; day four
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — The Chemung County torture/kidnap/murder case continued on Thursday, February 29, as accused killer Eddie Marte appeared in court for his fourth day of trial. Four witnesses, including a Pennsylvania State Trooper, testified against Marte on Thursday. He is accused of torturing, then killing, Juan Jose Gotay in January of 2021. According […]
Savor the Flavor: Five Must-Try Sandwiches in Elmira
In this article, we'll be exploring five must-try sandwiches in Elmira. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Chamberlain Acres holds Spring Fever Handmade Market
Chamberlain Acres holds Spring Fever Handmade Market.
School Safety & Educational Climate report: Horseheads
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) – New York State law requires all school districts to submit an annual “School Safety and the Educational Climate” report. It covers nearly a dozen categories, ranging from pulling false fire alarms, to bullying, assaults, and homicide. 18 News is taking a closer look at what the 2022-2023 reports show for districts […]
Chemung County receives $4 million to develop Holding Point
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) — The Chemung County IDA received $4 million from New York State to continue developing the former Holding Point in the Village of Horseheads. According to the Chemung County IDA, Southern Tier Logistics has been redeveloping the Holding Point since it took ownership of the industrial area in 2021. Southern Tier Logistics […]
State of Emergency extended in Tioga County until March 6
Xtended the State of Emergency declared on Nov. 8, 2023 regarding the county’s housing crisis, and inability to provide for any arrival of migrants and / or asylum seekers. The Emergency Order prohibits the use of New York City housing vouchers within Tioga County. That order is now extended to March 6, 2024 in Tioga County, N.Y.