Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Language barriers, wariness make vaccinating immigrants hard

    Language barriers, wariness make vaccinating immigrants hard MECCA, Calif. (AP) — Advocacy groups are warning that immigrants may be some of the most difficult people to reach during the largest vaccination campaign in American history. Some immigrants in the country illegally fear that information taken during vaccinations could be…

  • Biting cold wind chills and lake snow coming

    Biting cold wind chills and lake snow coming Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 Tonight: Mostly cloudy and turning windy. Lake effect snow. Chance of snow is 60% Wind: NW 8-17G30 Low: 8-17 Forecast Discussion: Lake effect snow and cold will be the story here this evening…

  • Wuhan returns to normal as world still battling pandemic

    Wuhan returns to normal as world still battling pandemic WUHAN, China (AP) — A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world’s first coronavirus lockdown that would last 76 days. Life has largely returned to normal in the central Chinese city of…

  • Embiid dominates again in 76ers’ 122-110 win over Celtics

    Embiid dominates again in 76ers’ 122-110 win over Celtics PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 38 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 23 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 122-110 on Friday night. Seth Curry returned to the Sixers’ starting lineup following a seven-game absence…

  • Penguins rally past Rangers for 4-3 shootout victory

    Penguins rally past Rangers for 4-3 shootout victory PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang scored in the final round of a shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers. Letang ripped a backhand over Igor Shesterkin to put the Penguins in front. Tristan…

  • Ithaca College announces big potential cuts to faculty as the school prepares to downsize

    Ithaca College announces big potential cuts to faculty as the school prepares to downsize Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 (WBNG) — The school has shared the recommendations of their Academic Program Prioritization Implementation Committee (APPIC), and for many professors, they are being told they may not…

  • Maple syrup farmers preparing for season

    Maple syrup farmers preparing for season (WBNG) — It is almost the time of year when sap begins to flow from maple trees and local farmers are preparing to harvest it in order to make maple syrup. Its important that farmers need to be ready to go so early…

  • Biden calls Canada’s Trudeau, Mexico’s López Obrador

    Biden calls Canada’s Trudeau, Mexico’s López Obrador WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has made his first calls to foreign leaders as America’s commander in chief on Friday. He dialed up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday at a strained moment…

  • TSA agent convicted for tricking woman into showing breasts

    TSA agent convicted for tricking woman into showing breasts LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have secured a conviction in a false-imprisonment case against a former Transportation Security Administration agent who was accused of tricking a traveler into showing her breasts as she went through security at Los Angeles International…

  • Iowa conspiracy theorist stays in custody, ordered to DC

    Iowa conspiracy theorist stays in custody, ordered to DC DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge in Washington says a right-wing conspiracy theorist from Iowa seen prominently in videos taunting a U.S. Capitol police officer during the Jan. 6 riot must remain in custody.  U.S. District Judge Timothy…