Miss Finger Lakes is crowned in Corning

Young women from across New York State descended on Corning this weekend to compete in a series of local pageants with the Miss America Scholarship Organization. The competition took place at the Radisson Hotel and the Union Hall Civic Center. Two titles were awarded out Saturday evening: Miss Finger Lakes – Diana Russo, Rochester Miss Upstate New York – Emily... more

Corning man sentenced for possessing child porn

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Kevin Theil, 54, of Corning, NY, who was convicted of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and 10 years supervised release by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer. Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola, who handled the case, stated that between 2013 and December 16, 2016,... more

Charlie Spacek honored by Best Western

Like many of the victorian houses in Penn Yan, the Best Western Vineyard Inn and Suites bears a distinctive color scheme, and even architectural and landscape elements that were conceived by one man, the late Charlie Spacek. Inspired by the “Painted Ladies” of San Francisco, Spacek expanded his house painting business and reputation by choosing a somewhat more sedate palette... more

Deputies: Addison teen stole property from store

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on November 30th deputies arrested Savenna M. Carey, 18, of Addison. Carey was taken into custody in the Town of Corning due to allegedly stealing property from a retail establishment. She was released on an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Corning Court for arraignment on December 18th at 6 pm. more

Watkins Glen boys chase Section 4 repeat in cross country

After capturing the first state championships in their program’s histories last season, the boys cross country teams at Corning and Watkins Glen appear primed to make some noise in the postseason again this year. Corning is coming off a sixth consecutive team title at the Southern Tier Athletic Conference championship meet Saturday in Oneonta. Watkins Glen was flat-out dominant at... more

NY TIMES: 36 Hours in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

The roughly 9,000 square miles that surround the 11 sinuous Finger Lakes in west-central New York State are filled with blue hills, rolling farmland and vineyards that produce some of the world’s greatest rieslings. It is an area of charming villages and towns, with historic treasures, including the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, in Seneca Falls. Ithaca, the site of... more

Apple invests $200 million in Corning Inc.

It was only a few years ago that Corning Inc. and Apple Inc. were locked in a fierce battle. Apple was considering replacing the protective screens in its iPhones and iPads with sapphire, effectively wiping out the market for Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Fast-forward to 2017, when Apple has just bestowed on Corning a $200 million grant to help stabilize iPhone... more

Corning man arrested on charges of making meth

Authorities in Schuyler County announced the arrest of a Corning man at the end of April. Todd M Eicher, 38, of Corning was arrested on April 29th and charged with third-degree unlawful manufacturing methamphetamine — a Class D felony and third-degree burglary — a Class D Felony. It is alleged that Todd Eicher unlawfully entered a trailer in the Town... more

Multiple Street Closures in Corning

Multiple Street Closures in Corning
In Corning, a variety of streets will be closed heading into the next several days, as crews work to mill, pave, and restore several streets – as the municipality works through summer repairs.In Corning, a variety of streets will be closed heading into the next several days, as crews work to mill, pave, and restore several streets – as the... more