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Corning Community College making big cuts to classes, programs

Corning Community College making big cuts to
Corning Community College says it’s cutting class. Some classes will be cut this year, as the college, like many other across the state deal with enrollment changes and declines. Some of the classes cut include automotive, early childhood studies, manufacturing technology, health and physical education studies, and human services. The college said that a one-year study determined that these were... more

Skaneateles ranked #1 in Oprah Magazine list of places to visit; Corning ranked #26

Skaneateles ranked #1 in Oprah Magazine list of places to visit; Corning ranked #26
Oprah Magazine has named Skaneateles as the #1 most-underrated place to visit. The magazine spotlighted a total of 60 towns and villages, which it described as unheard-of communities across the U.S. “This picturesque village is located right on the edge of Skaneateles Lake in Upstate New York. With beautiful and serene surroundings, you can spend the days of summer relaxing... more

Corning man threatened to shoot, bomb, and burn store in Steuben County

Corning man threatened to shoot, bomb, and burn store in Steuben County
A Corning resident was arrested on felony charges after threatening to shoot, burn, and bomb a retail store in Steuben County. Sheriff Jim Allard says that on January 5th deputies arrested Matthew Parker, 30, of Corning following an investigation at a retail establishment. Parker is accused of threatening to burn, shoot, and bomb the retail establishment located in Erwin. Sheriff... more

Man charged with aggravated DWI, reckless driving after wrong-way crash in Southern Tier

Man charged with aggravated DWI, reckless
A Painted Post man has been arrested on several charges after a wrong-way crash on I-86 earlier this week. Daniel Hamilton, 40, was arrested on December 23rd. He’s accused of crashing his car into an object off-road, after driving on I-86 in Corning. He’s been charged with reckless driving and aggravated DWI. His BAC was said to be over 0.18... more

Corning man charged with DWI after two-car wreck on I-86

Corning man charged with DWI after two-car wreck on I-86
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Friday deputies arrested a 53-year-old Corning resident following a two-vehicle personal injury crash on I-86 in Erwin. Sheriff Allard reports that David Rumiano, 53, of Corning was operating his vehicle while in an intoxicated condition – causing a collision with another vehicle. Both occupants of the second vehicle were transported to the... more

Congressman Tom Reed meets for town hall meeting in Corning

Congressman Tom Reed meets for town hall meeting in Corning
Congressman Tom Reed met for a town hall meeting at Corning City Hall. The room was full with many residents having concerns about President Trump. The impeachment inquiry was the main focus. Reed said he does not support impeaching the President. He also said there is no evidence that would require President Trump to be impeached. “Impeachment is for high... more

Double amputee breaks half-marathon record in Corning over the weekend

Double amputee breaks half-marathon record in Corning over the weekend
The 38th Annual Wineglass Marathon showcased the very best of courage and strength. There no shortage of storylines of inspiration as to why people ran the Guthrie Wineglass Marathon and of course the spectators who stick around to cheer on their family and friends. The race is exemplary of triumph, determination, and grit. Those traits were visibly on display across... more

Netflix star begins residency at the Corning Museum of Glass

Netflix star begins residency at the Corning Museum of Glass
Deb Czeresko, the winner of the Netflix series Blown Away, has begun her residency at the Corning Museum of Glass. “It’s just thrilling to me,” Czeresko explained. Czeresko won season one of the series, beating out nine competitors from around the world in the first of its kind glassblowing competition. Part of her $60,000 prize package included a residency at the Museum... more

Police investigating circumstances surrounding death of a baby

Death under investigation in Corning
An investigation is underway in the City of Corning after a baby died on Sunday. Corning police were on scene investigating the circumstances surrounding the death Sunday morning. New York State Police were also on scene and have confirmed with WENY News that they’re investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the child at a residence on Woodview Avenue. An... more

Corning, Inc. releases second-quarter highlights for 2019

Corning, Inc. releases second-quarter highlights for 2019
Corning, Inc. has released its highlights for the second-quarter of 2019. According to the report, the company saw $3 billion in core sales, an 8% increase compared to the second-quarter of 2018. Additionally, the company saw $0.45 in core Earnings Per Share, an 18% increase compared to last year. Additionally, officials say all businesses remain on track for full-year 2019... more

Hornell resident accused of abandoning two dogs; one euthanized due to extent of injuries

Hornell resident accused of abandoning two dogs; one euthanized due to extent of injuries
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports an Animal Cruelty investigation that resulted in the arrest of Angela D. Dixon, 44, of Hornell last week. On July 15th the Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip reporting two dogs abandoned in a residence on State Route 36 in the Town of Canisteo. Deputies investigated and located two dogs that were malnourished and... more

Wegmans will begin eliminating plastic bags at some local stores next week

Wegmans to stop providing plastic bags at two Upstate stores beginning Monday
Beginning Monday, July 29th, Wegmans will stop providing plastic grocery bags at its Ithaca and Corning stores in a two-store pilot program. In April, Wegmans announced that it would eliminate plastic bags at all its stores in New York State before the statewide ban takes effect on March 1, 2020. Paper grocery bags will be available at the Ithaca and... more

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
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