Hornell receives $10 million for downtown revitalization

Hornell receives $10 million for downtown revitalization
New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the City of Hornell has received a $10 million state grant to promote the revitalization of downtown Hornell. “With this funding Hornell has a great opportunity to enhance its downtown area and secure better quality of life for the residents, along with a more robust economic future for the region,” Governor Andrew... more

Steuben woman arrested for allegedly violating Leandra’s Law, threatening women with a knife

Steuben woman arrested for allegedly violating Leandra’s Law, threatening women with a knife
A Hornell woman was arrested after police say she drove drunk with children in the car and threatened two other women with a knife. On Sunday, August 11, Steuben County deputies responded to a home on Reddy Hollow Road in Arkport for the report of a woman threatening two other women with a knife. Deputies say the investigation revealed 34-year-old Amanda... more

City of Hornell hosts 22nd Gus Macker Tournament

City of Hornell hosts 22nd Gus Macker Tournament
The City of Hornell hosted its 22nd Gus Macker Basketball Tournament, which the Hornell YMCA sponsored. It’s a national tournament, where over 200 teams come to play from all over the country. It’s a 3-on-3 tournament with several age divisions, starting with a 10 and under group to a 40 plus division. Sunday afternoon, trophies and awards were distributed to the... 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

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule
School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is a guide to where, and when, to find them. WEDNESDAY Auburn/Owasco - Emerson Park 8 p.m. concert with... 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

Sheriff: Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K from another person over months

Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that a Hornell woman is in custody on felony charges after stealing upwards of $30,000 from another person over a course of months. Allard says Carrieann M. Gilliam, 37, of Hornell is accused of stealing $30,523 from December 2017 until July 2018. The money was stolen from another person in the Village of Canisteo.... more

Hornell man charged with DWI after crash

On Saturday, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says a Hornell man was taken into custody after an investigation into a single-car crash on Buena Vista Road in Howard. Griffin M. Ellis, 35, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe start, and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was issued traffic citations, and deputies report that no... more

Steuben County man accused of intentionally injuring dog, abandoning it

A Steuben County man is facing charges after Sheriff’s deputes say he intentionally injured a dog and then abandoned it. Philip Drew, 33, is charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal and abandonment of an animal. Steuben County Sheriff’s deputies allege Drew left an injured dog by a roadside in Hornellsville on April 26. Drew is due in Hornellsville Town... more

Steuben County woman run over, killed by her own car

State Police said a woman from Canisteo was killed after being run over by her own car Tuesday evening. Troopers were called to the intersection of Fall Creek Rd. and Bearlick Hollow Rd. in the town of Hartsville around 5:50 p.m. A passing delivery service driver told troopers that a woman was found trapped underneath the driver’s side of the... more

Hornellsville man charged with aggravated DWI

A 38-year-old Hornellsville man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on County Route 64, according to Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard. Allard says that Steven W. Fuller, 38, was arrested after he was found to have a BAC of .18 percent. Fuller was released on traffic tickets and will answer the charges at a later... more

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
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