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
Home prices skyrocket in the Finger Lakes as Q1 data shows ultra-competitive real estate market

BY THE NUMBERS: Home prices skyrocketed during Q1 in Finger Lakes, adding to ultra-competitive market

There’s mounting evidence around the region that buying a home is really difficult right now. There are a few factors at play- which real estate watchers say is making this happen. There’s not a lot of housing stock available, homes are not ... MORE
State police investigate drowning in Steuben County

State police investigate drowning in Steuben County

New York State Police say they are investigating a drowning that occurred on Bonny Hill Rd. in the town of Thurston. Around 9:45 p.m. on Monday troopers were called to 5227 Bonny Hill Rd. for the reporting of a person who entered ... MORE
New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

New York will lose one Congressional seat, fell just 89 people short of maintaining representation

Preliminary data from the 2020 census count are in and that’s not the best news for New Yorkers. Specifically, the state is going to lose an electoral vote in 2024, which will bring it down from 29 votes currently- to 28 votes ... MORE
Deputies: Bath driver was intoxicated during traffic stop

Deputies: Bath driver was intoxicated during traffic stop

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies arrested a 24-year-old Bath resident following a traffic stop on West Washington St. It’s alleged that Joseph Musingo, 24, operated a vehicle while intoxicated. He was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC over ... MORE
Deputies: One charged with DWI after st

Deputies: One charged with DWI after stop in Steuben County

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 28-year-old Addison resident following a DWI traffic stop. Devan Speciale, 28, is said to have left her lane of travel, which prompted the traffic stop. She was charged with DWI, driving with ... MORE
If New York loses population in Census, will the 23rd District get split up?

If New York loses enough population in Census count, will the 23rd District get split up?

State population numbers will likely be coming in a matter of days- if not weeks from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 count. That could mean bad news for New York. When full-counts are conducted- state representatives in Washington, D.C. are added or ... MORE
Hammondsport looks to bus all students to school

Hammondsport looks to bus all students to school

In most school districts there is a walking requirement, which is to say that if you live between 2-3 miles of the building you’re educated at- transportation is not provided by bus. That could be changing in Hammondsport, as school officials tell ... MORE
Amtrak passenger seats to be manufactured in Steuben County, adding 31 new jobs

Amtrak passenger seats to be manufactured in Steuben County, adding 31 new jobs

Compin USA is coming to Steuben County. The company says it will locate a manufacturing plant in Wayland, Steuben County to build seats for transportation industry projects, including Amtrak’s next-generation high-speed trainsets which are being manufactured by Alstom in nearby Hornell. Compin ... MORE
Deputy suffered reaction to opioid during arrest in Steuben County

Deputy suffered reaction to opioid during arrest in Steuben County

Deputies arrested a 51-year-old following an incident in Steuben County, in which one of the responding officers suffered from a reaction to a controlled substance. The arrest took place in Erwin and resulted in Virgil Louk, 51, of Corning being arrested on ... MORE
Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung

Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung

Authorities say two people have been charged after a fatal motor vehicle crash on County Rt. 60 in the town of Chemung. According to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office on Friday around 8:47 p.m. deputies were dispatched for a person who was ... MORE
Police: Bath man faces several felony charges after drug investigation

Police: Bath man faces several felony charges after drug investigation

Police in the village of Bath say a 33-year-old was taken into custody on multiple felony charges after a drug investigation. Brentin Austin, 33, of Bath was arrested as part of a sealed indictment, accusing him of two counts of criminal sale ... MORE
Sheriff: Steuben man left scene of crash where he caused $9,000 in damage

Sheriff: Steuben man left scene of crash where he caused $9,000 in damage

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 35-year-old Woodhull man following an investigation into a one-car crash that happened in March. According to investigators, Timothy Decker, 35, left the scene of that crash, which happened on County Route 102. He struck ... MORE
Three animals turned over to Finger Lakes SPCA after owner accused of neglecting them in Steuben

Three animals turned over to Finger Lakes SPCA after owner accused of neglecting them in Steuben

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 24-year-old Cameron resident following an investigation into alleged child abuse. Gracie Schoffner, 24, is accused of failing to provide adequate housing and care for two dogs and a cat at her residence. She was ... MORE
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Campbell woman faces felony drug charges after Corning investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard says a Campbell woman faces felony charges after being taken into custody on a warrant earlier this week. On April 13 deputies arrested Serena Russell, 25, of Campbell on a superior court warrant for felony possession of a controlled ... MORE