Category: Hornell

Hornell man charged with forcible touching at Naples Dollar General

Hornell man charged with forcible touching at Naples Dollar General

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Hornell resident following an investigation at the Dollar General in Naples. Deputies responded to the store located on South Main Street for a harassment complaint. Upon arrival and investigation it was determined ... MORE
Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

What is the situation at local nursing homes? There are several in the region – with facilities in Clifton Springs, Geneva, Hornell, Newark, Penn Yan, and Waterloo. By now, most people have heard about the major COVID-19 outbreaks at Huntington Living Center ... MORE

Sheriff: Traffic stop leads to DWI charge in Hornell

Deputies say one person was taken into custody after a DWI traffic stop in Steuben County on December 15th. Mark Smith, 63, of Hornell was arrested after a traffic stop on County Route 66. It’s alleged that Smith was operating his vehicle ... MORE
Driver charged with DWAI after traffic stop in North Hornell

Driver charged with DWAI after traffic stop in North Hornell

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 20-year-old following a traffic stop in North Hornell. Andrew Passmore, 20, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs. He’s accused of operating a vehicle while in an impaired condition from ... MORE
Hornell home deemed uninhabitable after structure fire

Hornell home deemed uninhabitable after structure fire

A pair of teenagers escaped injury after a house fire on Rockwell Street in Hornell. It happened on Tuesday around 7 a.m. Unfortunately, the family’s pet dog died in the fire. Officials said four people lived in the home along with three ... MORE
Three now facing charges after violent home invasion in September

Three now facing charges after violent home invasion in September

The Hornell Police Department reports additional arrests following an investigation into a robbery and shots fired in September. Jametris Jordan, 19, of Bath had been charged with first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal use of a firearm, second-degree criminal ... MORE
Sheriff: Hornell woman charged with burglary after breaking into home

Sheriff: Hornell woman charged with burglary after breaking into home

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says a 25-year-old is facing a burglary charge after an investigation into an incident last week. On Friday, 25-year-old Alexus Davis, of Hornell broke into a home on Airport Road. She’s accused of stealing property from the ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Health officials: Nursing home failed to report COVID death to Steuben County in June

Health officials: Nursing home failed to report COVID death to Steuben County in June

The total number of people who have died from the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 in Steuben County is 44. This comes after the Steuben County Public Health Department was made aware that a positive individual – who was reported to have recovered ... MORE
Prosecutors say North Hornell man hid hundreds of thousands in tax evasion case

Prosecutors say North Hornell man hid hundreds of thousands in tax evasion case

A North Hornell man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a number of counts related to filing a false tax return. Justin Terwilliger, 40, had hundreds-of-thousands in taxable income between 2013 and 2017, but reported little to none. Prosecutors ... MORE
You won’t believe the size of this bobcat spotted in Hornell

You won’t believe the size of this bobcat spotted in Hornell

Earlier this week, a large bobcat was spotted near the Hornell Plaza in Steuben County by an employee of the Subway restaurant in the plaza. The employee, Taylor Pygott, snapped the photo below from the Subway drive-thru window as the large cat ... MORE
Hornell woman identified in decades old Florida murder case

Hornell woman identified in decades old Florida murder case

An 18-year-old Hornell woman has been identified as the victim of a decades old, now-resolved cold case in Florida. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (in Florida) said the body of an unidentified woman discovered on February 15th, 1991 off of US Route ... MORE
Hornell pair charged with murder after fatal overdose investigation

Hornell pair charged with murder after fatal overdose investigation

A pair of Hornell residents have been charged with murder after an apparent fatal overdose in January. Adam Carbonell, 30, and Angela Dixon, 45, were charged with second-degree murder after selling narcotics to 33-year-old Bridgette Cologgi, who was found dead at a ... MORE
Nursing home where Seneca Nursing & Rehab transfers came from in Steuben County under new scrutiny

Nursing home where Seneca Nursing & Rehab transfers came from in Steuben County under new scrutiny

While Steuben County has recorded nearly 30 COVID-19 related deaths, around half of them have come from nursing homes. Hornell Gardens, owned by Hurlbut Care Communities, is said to be a hot spot in the County for the virus. Last week a ... MORE
Death toll up to 21 in Steuben County after nursing home residents moved to Waterloo

Death toll up to 21 in Steuben County after nursing home residents moved to Waterloo

The Steuben County Public Health Department says two individuals who had previously tested positive for COVID-19 have died. It brings the total number of fatalities into the Southern Tier hotspot up to 21. One individual was a 78 year old male from ... MORE