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  1. Police: Elmiran confesses to Subway robberies, home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Steuben Courier

    A man arrested after a home invasion burglary in West Elmira has confessed to robbing two Subway restaurants, Elmira police said Thursday night. Charles L. Cooper, 28, was arrested after police responded to the scene of a home invasion burglary on Durland Avenue at around 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

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  2. this Weekend: Kol AmiRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | WENY

    Congregation Kol Ami in West Elmira will hold its 8th annual Jewish Food Festival this Sunday from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They're transforming their space to look like Hester Street - an old Jewish immigrant neighborhood on New York City's Lower East Side.

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  3. Former Elmira Teacher Indicted on Child Porn ChargesRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | WENY

    ... decades in prison. He was arrested back in August of 2015 after the FBI searched his Lexington Avenue home in West Elmira. Agents reportedly found several photos and videos of young children being raped. Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig R. Gestring, ...

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  4. Fighting to find fentanylRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | WENY

    After an overdose in West Elmira took the life of at least one person earlier this week, police fear more drug related deaths could be in the immediate future. Police say the drugs found at the home on Cleveland Avenue were laced with fentanyl.

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  5. River Friends step up efforts to stop boat launch dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Steuben Courier

    ... also construction materials, deer carcasses and other debris recently dumped at Fitch's Bridge boat launch in West Elmira, Pfiffer said. River Friends, with the help of donations and grants, has made many improvements to many boat launches in the ...

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  6. Police: Man scams 103-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Steuben Courier

    A Brooklyn man is facing charges after allegedly scamming an elderly West Elmira woman out of a large amount of money and then going to her home for more, West Elmira Police Chief Peter W. Michalko said Saturday. Donald T. Powell tried to collect money from the 103-year-old woman at 9 a.m. Saturday, but instead was met by police officers at her door and arrested, Michalko said.

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  7. Victim ID'd in fatal Elmira shooting Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Steuben Courier

    ... rrections records. Elmira police were assisted by the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, New York State Police and West Elmira Police Department in the case.

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  8. Parade of Lights kicks off city's holiday festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Steuben Courier

    ... B&W Towing (second place) and Hope Church (third place). The awards for Best Emergency Vehicles went to the West Elmira Fire Department (first place), Corning Fire Department (second place) and North Corning Fire Department (third place). There's ...

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  9. Police: Man lied about being stabbed by suspect in maskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Steuben Courier

    A man lied when he told police he was stabbed by a suspect wearing a Halloween skull mask, West Elmira Police said Tuesday. The man, 21, who police have not identified, allegedly reported he was assaulted and stabbed in the left abdomen at around 10:45 p.m. Sunday after he answered a knock at the door of his 1723 W. Church St. residence.

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  10. West Elmira resident stabbed by suspect wearing maskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Steuben Courier

    West Elmira Police were called to 1723 W. Church St. at about 10:45 p.m. Inside the residence they found a 21-year-old man with a stab wound to his left abdomen. The man told police he was assaulted and stabbed after he answered a knock at the back door.

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  11. West Elmira Goes Purple For Domestic Violence AwarenessRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | WENY

    ... 'It's really people having a conversation about it. Men, women.' said Paul Pietro who helped tie ribbons in West Elmira. 'Because it affects men, women, children, families, elderly people. That's the big thing. Creating more awareness so people know ...

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  12. Investigators Search Chemung River For Evidence In Clayton MurderRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | WENY

    WEST ELMIRA, NY For the second time, police searched in Chemung County following leads in the investigation into the death of Kelley Clayton. WENY spoke with Steuben County Undersheriff Jim Allard who was on scene on Route 225 at the Chemung River on Monday afternoon.

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  13. Authorities Search Chemung River in Clayton CaseRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | WENY

    BREAKING NEWS: There is heavy police presence by the Chemung River off of Hendy Creek Road near Route 352 in West Elmira, near the border of Big Flats. Authorities say they are following leads into the Thomas Clayton murder case.

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  14. Shock, grief in wake of Caton killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Steuben Courier

    ... as much material as we can." - Allard confirmed that a weapon was used in the killing of Kelley Clayton, a West Elmira native and 1998 Elmira Free Academy graduate. He declined to say what the weapon was. Allard also declined to give any more ...

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  15. Stolen Twain plaque reinstalled at N.Y. cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | USA Today

    ... Lakes made a $10,000 grant available for the work, but the money has not been used, said Jack Humphries, of West Elmira, president of the Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery, a preservation group. The cemetery plot for the Langdon and Clemens families in ...

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