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Former Hornell resident goes from CIA to college president

William Heineman, a graduate from Hornell High School in 1983, was voted by his classmates as likely to be a future spy. He then went on to have a 6 year career working for the CIA. While working for the CIA, major ... MORE
Matthew Graham appointed as full-time firefighter for Hornell Fire Department

Matthew Graham appointed as full-time firefighter for Hornell Fire Department

With a wave of retirements hitting the Hornell Fire Department, multiple new hires have been appointed in recent months. The newest addition to the department is Matthew Graham, who was appointed on Monday by the City of Hornell Board of Public Safety ... MORE
Police investigating after two found dead in Hornell

Police investigating after two found dead in Hornell

The Hornell Police Department is investigating two deaths, which could be connected to drugs. Officers were called to home on Hill Street a little after 4 a.m. on Sunday for two unresponsive people. Upon arrival officers found two men deceased. Initial investigation ... MORE
Two local landmarks are nominated for

Two local landmarks are nominated for State and National Register of Historic Places

Two local landmarks in Steuben County and Tompkins County have been nominated for the State and National Register of Historic Places. The first landmark is the Rockland Silk Mill in Steuben County. The former industrial facility located in Hornell dates back to ... MORE
New Alstom car shell manufacturing facility approved in Hornell

New Alstom car shell manufacturing facility approved in Hornell

Earlier in the week, the Hornell Planning Board along with the City’s Planning and Development Committee both approved the plans for the new Alstom car shell manufacturing building to be in the Shawmut Industrial Park. Alstom currently has Plant 2 just north ... MORE
New app available for tourists and visitors in Hornell

New app available for tourists and visitors in Hornell

Hornell, a small city in Steuben County, has a lot to offer and with the launch of their new app it’s now easier for tourists and visitors to see exactly what Hornell has. Hornell Partners for Growth have launched the app which ... MORE
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Deputies: Hornell driver charged with felony DWI after traffic stop

Deputies: Hornell driver charged with felony DWI after traffic stop

Deputies arrested a 32-year-old Hornell resident on felony DWI charges after a traffic stop on County Route 128. According to deputies, Richard Mincer, 32, was found to have a DWI conviction in the last 10 years, which elevated the most-recent charge from ... MORE
DSS investigation leads to welfare fraud arrest in Steuben County

DSS investigation leads to welfare fraud arrest in Steuben County

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 64-year-old Cornell woman following an investigation into welfare fraud. It’s alleged that last September, Maxine Huddle, 64, purchased and used another person’s benefit card issued by Steuben County DSS. As result, she ... MORE
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
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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
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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