Flu is now widespread in New York State. That declaration from the State Health Department means that all non-vaccinated health care workers must now wear surgical or procedure masks while working with patients. The health department says 817 flu-related hospitalizations have been reported in New York so far this season. If you haven't gotten the flu shot, it's not too
State Police are asking for help in finding a missing Tompkins County woman. She's 54-year old Carolyn Week of Piper Road in Newfield. She was last seen leaving her workplace at Titus Towers in Ithaca Tuesday afternoon at three. She is described as a white female who is 5-feet 7-inches tall, medium build, with long curly brown hair and brown
One of the biggest tourist attractions in our area is getting a makeover. This is part of Governor Cuomo's 2020 initiative. The main entrance into the gorge is getting an estimated $6.5 million invested into it in order to make this area even better. "We've been through a planning process for a long time, and the plans are all done,"
While Lieutenant Governor of New York Kathy Hochul was in the area today for the Watkins Glen Park project announcement, she also took the time to catch up with some local business owners. Hochul's first stop was Lakewood Winery. She says an important part of the upstate revitalization fund concentrates on agriculture and that the Seneca Lake wineries are an
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 26,000 American drivers, passengers, bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, 2015. Do the number of accidents on highways worry you? What do you think can be done to increase safety for motorists?
The American Red Cross has issued a warning in response to a winter weather advisory in effect across much of Western and Central New York over the next several days. The American Red Cross says the frigid temperatures we are expecting in our area can be dangerous to people and pets. They offer a number of winter safety tips to
The man charged in connection with the robbery of a gas station on the city's southside is now being indicted. 24-year-old William Moore of Elmira was arrested on Jan 28, after police say he robbed the Express Mart on Maple Ave. in Elmira. According to police, Moore stole around $200 dollars cash as well as cigarettes from the store. Moore
Registration stickers in Pa. are being eliminated on January 1, 2017. According to PennDOT, customers will see a significant benefit in increased convenience when renewing vehicle registrations. "Without the registration sticker, the future of Pennsylvania vehicle owners certainly looks brighter with respect to the registration renewal process," said PennDot Secretary Leslie Richards. "By further leveraging technology, we can make renewing
The man accused of killing a Hornell baby pleads not guilty on all murder charges Thursday. 22-year-old Dakota Miller appeared in the Steuben County Courthouse Thursday afternoon for arraignment, where he pleaded not guilty to Aggravated Murder in the first degree, first degree Murder, second degree Murder and Manslaughter in the first degree. During Miller's court appearance, Steuben County District
Authorities have identified the person killed in a fatal accident in Towanda. According to the Towanda Police Department, 76-year-old Richard Wilcox of New Albany, was driving a 1987 Plymouth Sedan north on State Route 220 Wednesday morning when he collided with a water truck heading southbound. Police say both vehicles sustained major damage as a result of the collision. Wilcox
Bernie Sanders on Thursday night argued that the fruits of his economic agenda would help ease racial tensions in America. Asked by PBS debate moderator Judy Woodruff if "race relations would be better under a Sanders presidency than they've been," the Vermont senator replied, "Absolutely." "Because what we will do is say, instead of giving tax breaks to millionaires, we
A jury awarded a man who was blinded in one eye when two teens threw a cup of urine at him $3.6 million, The Associated Press reported. The former Lake Ronkonkoma man, George Ciminello, said he was walking home in 2005 when a car drove by and a passenger hit in the face with the cup, severing a nerve in
The FBI and British police think they finally cracked the case of "Crackas with Attitude." British police have arrested a teenager who allegedly was behind a series of audacious -- and, for senior U.S. national security officials, embarrassing -- hacks targeting personal accounts or top brass at the CIA, FBI, Homeland Security Department, the White House and other federal agencies,
Russia was behind a December cyber attack on Ukraine's power grid that caused widespread power outages, a senior Obama administration official said Thursday. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, deputy Energy Secretary, made the comments to a gathering of electric power grid industry executives, according to an U.S. official familiar with her presentation. Her comments contrast with the view of other top U.S. intelligence
Major world powers have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" and to the delivery of immediate aid in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced early Friday. He spoke in Munich, Germany, where top diplomats from more than a dozen countries, including the United States and Russia, met to hammer out a deal. "I'm pleased to say that as