Road projects in Steuben County expected throughout the year

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) — Steuben County has announced that new road projects across the county are expected to be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year. State funds will be allowed to the county Public Works Department to add the following paving projects to the summer schedule: County Route 119 – Cameron, 2.2 miles … Read more

8 UK Locations Granted City Status For Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee


The competition to receive civic honours was last run 10 years ago to mark the 96-year-old monarch’s Diamond Jubilee, and this year for the first time ever the competition for city status was open to applications from the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories, with the Falklands’ Stanley and Douglas of the Isle of Man among … Read more

Former Watkins Glen Sergeant in Charge pleads guilty to misconduct, cleared of perjury

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WETM) – The former Watkins Glen Police Sergeant in Charge originally accused of multiple perjury charges has pled guilty to a misconduct charge for sleeping on the job, according to his lawyer. The perjury charges have been dismissed. Brandon Matthews, the former WG Sgt. in Charge, pled guilty to one count of … Read more

US Lawmakers Seek FBI Investigation Into Killing of Al Jazeera Journalist


Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh died in a gun battle in the West Bank on May 11. (File) Washington: More than 50 US lawmakers on Friday called on the FBI to investigate the killing in the West Bank of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, despite Israeli promises of a probe. The 57 House … Read more

Redistricting maps due today: still being finalized

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — While the newly drawn congressional and senate maps are due today, they have yet to be finalized. If the maps are finalized both congressional and senate lines will change. For Senator Daphne Jordan, she says her district would change tremendously, but she’s excited to run for what would be the 44th Senate … Read more

Commentary: Just because it’s legal to own an exotic animal, does that mean you should?

SINGAPORE: Videos of a grey crowned crane escaping from a home made the rounds on social media in April, piquing much public interest in the majestic, endangered bird. While the owner says the bird is licensed, it brings to mind other viral clips of otters, hedgehogs, slow lorises and more being kept as pets. Such … Read more

Clementi’s ‘neighbourhood’ French bistro Summer Hill set to reopen in Orchard Road after abrupt hiatus

Yeoh shared with CNA Lifestyle that Summer Hill’s abrupt departure from Sunset Way was because of “several different reasons”, one of which was, of course, the pandemic. “Our landlord there wanted to raise the rent when the lease was up. And we were at the mercy of the weather with our outdoor space, which was … Read more

Woman charged with forging COVID-19 vaccine card

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)– A Mifflintown woman was charged with the possession and fabrication of a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. According to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Amy Leister, age 55, was charged with knowingly possessing and making a fake COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card bearing the insignia of the … Read more

Surge pricing: Outright ban ‘counterproductive’, tricky to set a cap, say experts

NOT JUST ABOUT DOLLARS AND CENTS When it comes to the frustration around surge pricing, the problem boils down to society wanting the point-to-point industry, and taxi and private-hire drivers, to operate as though “they were a social and public service that has the objective of providing a good supply of rides at a reasonable price”, said … Read more