Category: Corning

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
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
Corning Community College goes remote despite having just nine confirmed cases of COVID-19

Corning Community College goes remote despite having just nine confirmed cases of COVID-19

Corning Community College has moved to remote learning as Steuben County deals with a COVID-19 outbreak connected to a local nursing home. SUNY Chancelor Jim Malatras said he’s been in contact with leadership on-campus throughout the pandemic, but approved the schools’ move ... MORE
COVID caseload increasing in Steuben County; now 50 have died from the virus as hotspot grows

COVID caseload increasing in Steuben County; now 50 have died from the virus as hotspot grows

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification late-Thursday of the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 50.  The individual was a 72-year-old male ... MORE
Officials in Steuben: “This round of COVID-19 spread appears to be more aggressive”

Steuben officials: “This round of COVID-19 spread appears to be more aggressive”

Public health officials say more than half of the active COVID-19 cases in Steuben County are linked to a nursing home in the city of Corning. The Corning Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing has morphed into a hotspot for the Coronavirus, prompting ... MORE
More than 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Corning Center for Rehab after outbreak

More than 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Corning Center for Rehab after outbreak

The Steuben County Health Department says 56 cases of COVID-19 have been connected to one nursing home in the last week. Altogether 35 residents and 21 staff members at Corning Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing have tested positive for the virus. One ... MORE
COVID cluster at Steuben nursing home grows to 76 cases

COVID cluster at Steuben nursing home grows to 76 cases

Public health officials say it’s been about a month since the COVID-19 cluster at a Corning nursing home was first discovered. The total number of cases connected to the Corning Center of Nursing & Rehabilitation has risen to 76. A total of ... MORE
Nearly 30 new cases of COVID linked to nursing home in Steuben County

Nearly 30 new cases of COVID linked to nursing home in Steuben County

There are 66 active cases of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 in Steuben County. Nearly 30 of those cases are linked to a nursing home in the city of Corning. Officials say that individuals are isolated and being monitored by the County ... MORE
Sheriff: Corning man possessed ‘assault type rifle’, high-capacity ammo feeders, and illegal guns

Sheriff: Corning man possessed ‘assault type rifle’, high-capacity ammo feeders, and illegal guns

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest ofa 39-year-old Corning resident following an investigation into a reported gunshot wound. Sheriff Allard says deputies executed a search warrant at a camper in the town of Corning. He says that Scott Andrews, 39, ... MORE
Corning predator will spend 13 years in federal prison

Corning predator will spend 13 years in federal prison

A 50-year-old from Corning will spend the next 13 years in a federal prison after being convicted on child pornography charges. Robert Wood, 50, has been convicted before, and was sentenced this week. After being released from prison the first time, Wood ... MORE
Sheriff: Man charged with hate crime, arson, and cemetery desecration after investigation

Sheriff: Man charged with hate crime, arson, and cemetery desecration after investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Corning resident following an investigation at a cemetery in March. Dante Sellers, 20, was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime, arson, filing a false written statement, and cemetery desecration. Sellers was ... MORE
Rite Aid stores in Corning, Cortland will do COVID drive-thru testing

Rite Aid stores in Corning, Cortland will do COVID drive-thru testing

How about a COVID test on the go? That’s exactly what two new testing sites will aim to accomplish – making COVID testing easier than ever to find. One at the Cortland Rite Aid, and the other at the Rite Aid store ... MORE
Police: Corning woman attacked 100-year-old with hammer at his home, now faces second-degree murder charge

Police: Corning woman attacked 100-year-old with hammer at his home, now faces second-degree murder charge

Police say a 51-year-old Corning woman was arrested on a murder charge following an investigation into a brutal attack. Brenda McKay, 51, struck a 100-year-old man in the head several times with a hammer at his home on West First Street. The ... MORE
Steuben DA: Man attacked, assaulted victim with sledgehammer after breaking into Corning home

Steuben DA: Man attacked, assaulted victim with sledgehammer after breaking into Corning home

The Corning Police Department reports that they were called to a home on Sly Avenue Extension around 9:45 a.m. That report indicated that a person had been attacked with a hammer. Investigators say the 41-year-old victim was asleep at the time of ... MORE
Sheriff: Follow-up will happen after 20 dogs found without shelter, needing medical attention

Sheriff: Follow-up will happen after 20 dogs found without shelter, needing medical attention

Sheriff Jim Allard reports that deputies arrested a 38-year-old Corning man following an investigation into animal cruelty. They responded to a residence on Rose Road in the town of Corning due to a report of possible cruelty. A DEC officer had previously ... MORE