Elmira

Elmira Homicide Caused by Blunt Force Trauma

The Elmira Police have had little comment on the homicide of an eight-year-old in the city on March 24th. Yesterday, the announced that the victim died as a result of blunt force trauma caused by another person. the. The victim has not been identified and there has been no information provided on suspects. The investigation…

Elmira Police Investigating Homicide of Eight Year Old

Last Saturday, the Elmira Police were called to a home on the 300 block of East Thurston Avenue in the city for a death investigation. Upon arrival, police found that an eight-year-old girl had died inside the residence. The death has been ruled a homicide. Police are saying that there is no evidence to suggest…

Meth Lab Discovered in Elmira

Sunday afternoon, the Elmira Police responded to a structure fire on the 300 block of East Thurston. Initially, police provided traffic control support at the scene. Shortly after arrival, the Elmira Fire department advised the police that there appeared to be a meth lab in the attic of the residence. An investigation revealed a number…

$9.7 Million Awarded to Assist Southern Tier Municipalities

Governor Cuomo has announced that $9.7 million has been awarded to 12 Southern Tier municipalities in his Restore New York Communities Initiative. The funds are intended to reinvigorate downtowns and generate new economic opportunities. Statewide, $81 million was awarded. Among the projects are: Village of Owego – $875,000 – The rehabilitation of two vacant and…

Gannett to Cut 93 Jobs in Region

The publisher of the Binghamton Press and Sun, the Ithaca Journal, and the Elmira Star Gazette will be cutting 93 jobs in the next few months. The Gannett Company has filed notice that they will be closing their printing facility in Johnson City by June 16th. They will also be cutting two jobs in Elmira…

Three Die in Elmira House Fire

Elmira Police are reporting that three people have died in a house fire on Home Street in the city on Saturday night. When the Elmira Fire Department arrived, they were informed that there were people trapped inside. The three people were rescued and taken to Arnot Ogden Hospital, but all suffered fatal injuries from the…

Police Arrest Two Following Crack Cocaine Investigation

On Friday, the Elmira Police Department and the New York State Police made an arrest in Elmira following an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine. 47-year-old Cassondra M. Carey of Elmira was charged with two counts of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. A search warrant of her residence discovered cocaine, fentanyl, marijuana,…

No Injuries in Four Car Elmira Crash

There were no injuries in a four car crash on I-86 eastbound in Elmira on Monday afternoon. One of the cars involved was that of a New York State Trooper. The investigation has not yet determined a cause of the accident.