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2017 Section V high school football play-off brackets

The top eight teams from each classification across Section V will begin first round postseason action as Sectional football action gets underway on Friday and Saturday. Check out all the match-ups and tournament brackets below… – Get game results and Connors & Ferris Bowl matchups at SectionVFootball.org more

McGraw man faces felony burglary charge in Steuben County

Deputies in Steuben County arrested a McGraw man on Saturday following a call about a suspicious circumstance. Deputies say Nicholas R. Fish, 19, was charged with felony third-degree burglary after the Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious incident in progress. New York State Police, the Alfred Police Department, and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office assisted. Fish is being... more

Steuben County teen charged with sexually abusing child, exposing himself

State Police arrested a teenager from Steuben County on sexual abuse and child endangerment charges. According to State Police, 19-year-old Zachary Zigenfus was arrested on Tuesday after allegations of inappropriate actions with two children under the age of 11. Between June and August, Zigenfus is accused of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 11 at a... more

Hornell man gets 25 years for toddler’s brutal murder

A Hornell man will spend at least 25 years in state prison for killing a toddler. Dakota Miller, 23, was convicted in June of intentionally causing the death of 18-month-old Ian Maniske-Huff on Thanksgiving Day 2015. Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker said the victim’s death was carried out “in an especially cruel and wanton manner.” According to prosecutors, Miller... more

Man in Steuben County jailed for child porn

A 24-year-old Steuben County man has been jailed on child porn charges after an investigation by the New York State Police, FBI, and Hornell Police Department. A press release from State Police says that Ryan D. Hamilton of Hornell was arrested on August 24 and charged with Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and Possessing a Sexual Performance by... more

WILD BRUTE: A winery and tasting room in downtown Hornell?

The traditional model for the Finger Lakes wine industry is fairly straightforward: Build a tasting room and they will come. Typically, this tasting room comes with a production facility and a vineyard, although many wineries started with neither and sourced their grapes and rented production space elsewhere (a differentiation many visitors do not recognize). Regardless, the standard presentation for many... more

Painted Post sex offender arrested after violating probation

An organized probation initiative in Steuben County resulted in one arrest — after a sex offender was found to be violating the conditions of his parole. Sheriff James Allard and Probation Director Cheryl Crocker say they were assisted by State Police and that the six hour detail utilized three local agencies. They executed unannounced home visits of probationers to ensure... more

State Police: Hornell mom caused infant’s death through use of fentanyl, bath salts

A Steuben County woman has been charged with manslaughter as an investigation into the death of her then-newborn child continues more than three years after the tragedy. Britney Updyke, 30, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child, according to State Police, who have been handling the investigation. Investigators say the infant’s cause of death... more

Steuben Co. teens arrested; found with stolen guns

Two Steuben County teens were arrested on Friday January 13th after police allegedly found them with stolen guns. Timothy A. Howe, 19 of Hornell, and Zaria D. Clark, 18 of Alfred Station, were arrested. They’re both charged with 2nd degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon and 4th degree Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. The arrest comes after several guns were... more

Hornell man charged with DWI in Penn Yan

A Hornell man was charged with driving while intoxicated in Penn Yan after a traffic stop on Sunday, according to authorities. Police say Joshua Wing, 32, of Penn Yan was driving to his residence when he was stopped by police and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, and driver’s view obstructed.... more

Alstom-Amtrak contract finalized; Hundreds of jobs to be created In Hornell

Local officials are touting the recent announcement that a big rail equipment contract has been won by a company with a Southern Tier operation. News of the contract that will help Alstom operations in Hornell came late last week, as part of an announcement made by Vice President Joe Biden about a nearly two and a half billion dollar loan... more