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17 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Tornado fatalities rare in Southern Tier

The Southern Tier was in the path of a string of severe weather patterns throughout the region this past week, including nine tornadoes that touched down in the Northeast, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tompkins County, NY

23 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Paving will limit traffic on U.S. Route 15 in Lindley

The New York State Department of Transportation today that paving work will begin Monday on the old two-lane section of U.S. Route 15, in the town of Lindley, Steuben County.

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Related Topix: Lindley, NY, Hornell, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Steuben County considers recycling change

Steuben County may change the way in which it collects recyclables. A $4,950 Valient Market telephone survey showed 53 percent of Steuben homeowners surveyed favored the idea of collecting plastics, paper, glass and other materials in one container instead of the current practice of dividing the materials into separate bins, according to a press ... (more)

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Rochester man arrested as fugitive from justice

A 51-year-old Rochester man has been arrested as a fugitive from justice. State Police say they arrested Britt Pledger after a traffic stop on Interstate 99 in the Town of Lindley.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Wayland man faces felony over timesheet

A Wayland man faces a felony charge following his arrest this afternoon for allegedly submitting a timesheet to the Village of Wayland containing false information, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Wayland, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Power outages follow severe storms

More than 5,000 customers in Bradford County -- nearly 24 percent of Penelec's service area in the county -- and almost 3,000 in in Schuyler County were without power on Tuesday evening after a severe thunderstorm swept through the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Schuyler County, NY

The Batavian

Sen. Schumer proposes name for new WNY Veterans Cemetery

With a vast meadow in the heart of Pembroke stretching before him, Sen. Charles Schumer envisioned its new purpose.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Steuben County Jail officer assaulted

A Buffalo man faces charges after a Steuben County Jail correction officer was assaulted Sunday inside the jail.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Little Gather starts Wednesday at Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass will bring back its summertime kids series "Little Gather" with its first installment Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Apalachin Grenadiers alumni to march in Candor parade

Over time, these groups folded, mainly from lack of funding. "The smaller corps had parent volunteers who traveled with them, with volunteers who instructed the color guard, the horns and the percussion.

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Related Topix: Apalachin, NY, Candor, NY, Owego, NY, Conklin, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Farmers market coupons available in Chemung, Steuben counties

The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care and the Steuben County Office for the Aging announced Wednesday they will again participate in the state's Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Chemung, NY, Chemung County, NY, Elmira, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Police release name of Bath shooting victim

News10NBC has learned new information in a shooting that sparked a three county manhunt.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

13WHAM

Swat teams swarm neighborhoods during search

Many in the town of Lima and Village of Honeoye Falls were awakened by police officers and swat teams searching for the 3 men via helicopter, canines, and on foot.

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Related Topix: Lima, NY, Honeoye Falls, NY, Hornell, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Steuben County nursing home sale closes

Steuben County officials said the final documents required for the $11 million sale of the 105-bed county nursing home to Centers for Specialty Care Group LLC have been processed and the facility changed hands on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Campbell, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bath man charged with sexual misconduct, endangering child

State Police in Bath said they arrested an 18-year-old Bath man Tuesday for sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: Bath, NY, Avoca, NY

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WENY

Teen Arrested for Providing Alcohol

Recent arrests in Steuben County are a sad reminder of a tragedy that took the lives of four people, 7 years ago.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Painted Post, NY, Greenwood, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler jobless rate drops in May

From April to May, unemployment for Steuben and Chemung counties increased slightly while Schuyler County recorded a lower rate.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Steuben lawmakers OK two appointments

Steuben County legislators filled two vacancies when they met in regular session Monday.

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Related Topix: Painted Post, NY, Hornell, NY, Canisteo, NY, Bath, NY

Steuben Courier

IDA OKs tax breaks for CFA, new hotel Updated at

The Steuben County Industrial Development Agency has approved a package of tax incentives for the renovation of Corning Free Academy, and given preliminary approval to tax breaks for a new hotel in downtown Corning.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Painted Post, NY

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Steuben Courier

Steuben lawmakers appoint new Democratic elections commissioner

The Steuben County Legislature unanimously approved Penziul's appointment. She will take over the position previously held by Joseph Welch, who resigned in May. Penziul, a Gang Mills resident, has worked at the county Board of Elections for the past 14 years.

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