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17-year-old arrested after car chase from West Elmira to Big Flats

17-year-old arrested after car chase from West Elmira to Big Flats
A 17-year-old was arrested following a police chase that started in West Elmira and ended in Big Flats. According to the West Elmira Police Department, around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, officers say they saw a stolen vehicle driving in the 900 block of West Gray Street. Officers tried to stop the vehicle on West Church Street, but the driver took off.... more

City of Corning looks to increase reimbursement for roadwork

City of Corning looks to increase reimbursement for roadwork
The City of Corning Council is asking lawmakers in Albany to increase its reimbursement for helping the state with road work. The city council passed a resolution on Monday to send a letter to lawmakers and Governor Cuomo urging the him to approve increase in the city’s aid. Corning helps provide services to the state to maintain roads. For helping,... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Troopers: Grandmother killed in fire near Corning, grandson accused of making meth

Troopers: Grandmother killed in fire near Corning, grandson accused of making meth
A man has been charged with manslaughter and making meth after investigators say his grandmother was killed in a fire outside of Corning. Crews responded to the structure fire just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning in the Village of Riverside. Hours after the fire, troopers reported that one woman, 82-year-old Gladys Ann Willow, had died from the flames. Wednesday,... more

Radioactivity issues heat up again as Hakes Landfill seeks more space to import drilling waste

Radioactivity issues heat up again as Hakes Landfill seeks more space to import drilling waste
Three environmental groups representing hundreds of Steuben County residents are seeking to block proposals to rezone and expand the privately-owned Hakes Landfill five miles northwest of Corning, pending further radiological testing. The Town of Campbell board could vote as soon as March 11 on an application to rezone 390 acres that include the landfill. Meanwhile, Casella Waste Systems, owner and operator of... more

State police investigator charged with DWI after crash in Corning

State police investigator charged with DWI after crash in Corning
A New York State Police investigator faces charges following an accident Friday in Corning. State troopers responded around 9:18 a.m. Friday to a report of a two-vehicle personal injury accident in the eastbound lane of Interstate 86 in the town of Corning. The operator of an eastbound vehicle attempted to overtake another eastbound vehicle and struck that vehicle from behind,... more

Trooper hit by tractor trailer near Corning; driver arrested had multiple warrants

Trooper hit by tractor trailer near Corning; driver arrested had multiple warrants
A New York State trooper was hit by a tractor trailer Wednesday morning while working at a crash scene in Corning. This happened on State Route 86 shortly after 9 a.m. According to State Police, Trooper Jacob Wackowski was parked in his patrol car with his emergency lights on, helping with traffic control at a weather-related crash. While on scene,... more

Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County

Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported a trio of arrests related to impaired or intoxicated driving over the weekend. – Alicia Fay Young, 39, of Beaver Dams was stopped on Reynolds Avenue, in Corning by patrols. She is accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of both drugs and alcohol. As result she was charged with driving while ability... more

Corning Museum of Glass to be featured in upcoming Netflix series

Corning Museum of Glass to be featured in upcoming Netflix series
A popular tourist destination in New York's Southern Tier will be making its Netflix debut later this year. The Corning Museum of Glass will be featured in a new series called Blown Away, which is scheduled to debut on February 20 on Makeful, a cable channel in Canada. It is scheduled to be released on Netflix in the spring. The... more

Outlaw Speedway announces dates for annual Arnot Mall Car Show

Outlaw Speedway announces dates for annual Arnot Mall Car Show
Representatives of the Outlaw Speedway are pleased to announce the dates for the Annual Arnot Mall Car Show. Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, 2019 are the two days designated for the annual affair. Cars will roll in the Big Flats facility on Friday night, March 29 at the completion of regular business hours. The show will run all... more

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay
New year, new deductible on your health insurance and the same worries about what you’ll actually pay for your health care. Believe it or not, the federal government is trying to help. As of Jan. 1, hospitals are required to post on their websites what they charge for services and procedures. The new rule comes from the Centers for Medicare... more

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive new funding to fight welfare fraud
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $13.5 million in grants has been awarded to 29 district attorneys’ offices statewide to continue the enhancement of their investigation of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases. The grants are made available through the state’s Crimes Against Revenue Program, which is supported by proceeds from investigations and subsequent prosecutions that result in... more

Corning will lose Market St. jewelry store after 126 years of operation (video)

Corning will lose jewelry store after 126 years of operation
For 126 years 31 E. Market Street in Corning has only been home to one business. It’s Bong’s Jewelers, and was founded by the current operator’s great-grandfather. Jeff Bong will retire at the end of the month – marking the end of an era. Jeff took over in 1975; and he’s run the jewelry store in the heart of Corning... more

Sheriff seeks public’s help in finding Steuben County teen

Sheriff seeks public’s help in finding Steuben County teen
Authorities are searching for a missing Steuben County teen. Alexis Hostrander, 16, was last seen at her home in Corning. According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Alexis ran from her home and left in an unknown vehicle waiting for her. She has a medical condition which can cause seizures. Deputies say she could be in the Elmira area. She... more

Man sentenced to life without parole for murdering ex-wife in Corning

Man sentenced to life without parole for murdering ex-wife in Corning
The father of a former RIT student was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Lloyd Neurauter was sentenced for the murder of his ex-wife in August 2017 in Corning. Investigators say Lloyd and his daughter, Karrie Neurauter, staged Michele Neaurauter’s death to make it look like a suicide at her apartment on Dwight Avenue in Corning. Karrie Neurauter,... more

Murder of Michele Neurauter in Corning to be featured on NBC’s ‘Dateline’

Murder of Michele Neurauter in Corning to be featured on NBC’s ‘Dateline’
The Steuben County murder of Michele Neurauter will be featured Friday night on NBC’s “Dateline.” Michele Neurauter, of Dwight Avenue in Corning, was strangled Aug. 27, 2017, and her death was staged to look like a suicide. Her ex-husband, Lloyd Neurauter, 48, is expected to be sentenced in December on first-degree murder and related charges. “Dateline’s” coverage of the case, titled “The Ultimatum,” includes an... more
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