Elmira

Elmira Man Arrested for Firing Shots into House

An Elmira man is facing several charges including attempted murder following a shooting incident that happened in July.The Chemung County Sheriff’s office says that deputies and Elmira police officers were called to Allen Street in Southport on July 2 for the report of shots fired.An investigation revealed that 27-year-old Wilfredo Maisonet fired shots at a…

No Injuries in Elmira House Fire

The Elmira Fire Department is investigating an early Sunday morning fire. Crews responded to a home on the 600 block of West Water Street around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. They say flames were coming out of windows on the third floor when they arrived. Firefighters battled dark smoke and intense heat, but were able to keep…

Elmira Police Seek Help in Locating Missing Teen

The Elmira Police are searching for 17-year-old Allison Fletcher, who they believe may be in danger. Fletcher was last seen on September 9th at about 9:30PM on Hoffman Street in Elmira. She is about 5 feet tall and 115 pounds, with blue eyes and a light complexion. She has red hair, but may have dyed…

Bon-Ton Opens In Larger Quarters at Arnot Mall

The Bon-Ton department store officially opened in its new spot at the Arnot Mall. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held yesterday with Bon-Ton officials and Chemung County Executive, Tom Santulli. The store has taken over the much larger space, once the home of Macy’s. The first 500 people through the door on Wednesday received a…

Bon-Ton Celebrating New Store at Arnot Mall

The Bon-Ton department store will be celebrating its new store and new location at Arnot Mall tomorrow with a public ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, September 13th at 7:45 a.m. There will be a free special gift for the first 500 customers. The new store will have nearly double the space of the current store.…

Elmira Police Make Arrest in Shooting of Teen

An Elmira man is now facing a felony charge in connection to a shooting that hospitalized a 17-year-old boy. Elmira Police were called to the 400 block of W. 3rd Street for a report of a large disturbance and a shooting Wednesday night. When officers arrived, the 17-year-old victim was suffering from several gunshot wounds.…

Elmira Man Arrested for Selling Crack Cocaine

Elmira Police have arrested 19-year-old Zepphaniah Bythwood of Elmira for his involvement in the sale of Crack cocaine. The young man was charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance.The Elmira Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit and the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Teams were involved in the investigation.

Arraignment Held in Baby Abandonment

The teen accused of leaving her infant to die outside for more than three days was formally arraigned on Thursday.Chemung County prosecutors say 17-year-old Harriette Hoyt of Sayre was indicted for second-degree attempted murder, reckless endangerment and child abandonment.The child was found more than 2 weeks ago by people walking by a home on Walnut…