Category: Steuben County

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

Leslie Danks Burke is running for New York State Senate in the 58th District again. It's not the first time, but she says challenging incumbent Republican Tom O'Mara was necessary. "We need our elected leaders to lead, and they need to have ... MORE
Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Rep. Reed: Local, federal authorities investigating after incident at home involving dead animal, brick

Congressman Tom Reed released a statement on Friday after an unusual and threatening set of circumstances unfolded at his family’s home. “Today my family and I were threatened at our home in Corning,” Rep. Reed began in a statement. “The cowards used ... MORE
19 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Steuben County, bringing active caseload up to 304

19 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Steuben County, bringing active caseload up to 304

The Steuben County Health Department reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. It brings the total number of cases to 997, with 304 active cases as of the report. Those who tested positive are isolated and being monitored. Contact tracing has ... MORE
Appeal denied for Horseheads man convicted of vehicular manslaughter

Appeal denied for Horseheads man convicted of vehicular manslaughter

No appeal for the Horseheads man who was convicted of killing an Elmira couple in a devastating crash two years ago. Caden Charnetski’s first-degree vehicular manslaughter conviction has been upheld, according to The Star-Gazette. He was sentenced to 1-3 years in prison ... MORE
Courts, News, Steuben County
How many

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE
NYS imposes new restrictions on Steuben County as COVID-19 cluster grows

NYS imposes new restrictions on Steuben County as COVID-19 cluster grows

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared Steuben County a ‘yellow zone’ as part of the state’s micro-cluster protocols in combating the Coronavirus Pandemic. The designation was brought on by an increase in cases. However, an exact map and description of the zone ... MORE
Number of active COVID cases ticks down slightly in Steuben, but another death reported

Number of active COVID cases ticks down slightly in Steuben, but another death reported

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification Tuesday of the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. It brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 71. The individual was a male resident ... MORE
Health, News, Steuben County
COVID cluster continues to grow in Steuben County

COVID cluster continues to grow in Steuben County

The COVID-19 cluster in Steuben County continues to grow as public health officials were notified that 47 more residents tested positive for the virus. There are 317 active cases as of late-Monday. The individuals are isolated and being monitored by the County ... MORE
Another death reported, more than 350 active COVID-19 cases in Steuben County

Another death reported, more than 350 active COVID-19 cases in Steuben County

The Steuben County Health Department says it has received notification of another death who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 70.  The individual was a male resident of Corning ... MORE
Steuben County reports four more COVID-19 deaths, dealing with outbreak of virus

Four more deaths reported in Steuben County as outbreak widens

The Steuben County Health Department has reported four new deaths amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. The announcement came on Wednesday, among those who had already tested positive for the virus. Three of those deaths were residents of the Corning Center for Rehabilitation, and ... MORE
Officials say Steuben County is dealing with much tougher situation than they did in the spring

Officials say Steuben County is dealing with much tougher situation than they did in the spring

The Steuben County Health Department is dealing with more than 260 active cases of the Novel Coronavirus. Altogether there are 266 active cases and Steuben County Manager Jack Wheeler says its been more difficult than it was in the spring to keep ... MORE
Health officials in Steuben County fear they’re experiencing a second wave

Health officials in Steuben County fear they’re experiencing a second wave

Steuben County is dealing with an outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases. Public health officials worry that what they are seeing is a second wave. At the moment there are more than 245 active cases. It’s a number that’s been steadily on the ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

This week it’s all about the changes that are happening at the state and local level as fallout from the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to be evident. The state has new plans for how businesses will be shut down when cases rise, one ... MORE