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This section displays all of the Southern Tier news articles published in the past 7 days.


IRS Change in Charity Application Process Helps Small Organizations

Liverpool

IRS Change in Charity Application Process Helps Small Organizations

Up until this year, organizations looking to become a non-profit faced a rigorous application process, that excluded many groups due to a lack of resources. But back in July the IRS decided to make the process easier. Reporter Candace Hopkins explains the change. 6:44 PM

Bowler Honors Late Wife With Youth Tournament

Corning

Bowler Honors Late Wife With Youth Tournament

Bowling and education. It may not seem like they have much in common. But for the late wife of a Southern Tier bowler, they were both close to her heart. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains how one tournament is combining the two to honor her memory. 1:08 PM

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part II

Utica

Your Hometown: Mohawk Valley Hockey Part II

After years of popularity and success, the original Comets franchise could not afford to continue. Their collapse was followed by a string of failed teams in the area. But as Alana LaFlore reports in part two of this week's Your Hometown, with the new Utica Comets, many are optimistic professional hockey is here to stay. Updated 9:38 AM

Governor Cuomo Managing Two Major Crises in NYS

New York State

Governor Cuomo Managing Two Major Crises in NYS

While coordinating the response in Buffalo is certainly a challenge, crisis management is one of the gubernatorial roles that Cuomo is most comfortable in. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman takes a look at how he's handled recent situations. 11/21/2014 09:33 PM

Chemung County Celebrates Adoptions

Elmira

Chemung County Celebrates Adoptions

More than 397,000 children around the country are in Foster Care. To help bring attention to the issue, Chemung County is honoring families who did their part this year in giving children a home. Matt Jarchow explains why two families in particular had extra reason to celebrate. Updated 11/21/2014 09:00 PM

Making Federal Background Checks More Affordable

New York State

Making Federal Background Checks More Affordable

When a parent drops their child off at day care or summer camp, they should be given peace of mind that their son or daughter is safe. In some cases, agencies accidentally hire sex offenders because they can't afford to do federal background checks. Cara Thomas has more on one lawmaker's solution to the problem. Updated 11/21/2014 07:36 PM

Jury Finds Tioga County Man Accused of Stabbing Roommate Guilty

Owego

Jury Finds Tioga County Man Accused of Stabbing Roommate Guilty

On the second day of deliberations, a Tioga County jury found Douglas Every guilty of manslaughter in the first degree. Police say he killed his housemate Milton Jump last year after the two had an argument. Alexa Green spoke with the victim's family, who said they finally have some closure. Updated 11/21/2014 05:33 PM

Creating Supportive Schools for Transgender Students

City of Syracuse

Creating Supportive Schools for Transgender Students

Bullying is a problem for many students in almost every school. It's even worse for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students. Katie Gibas reports on an initiative to make schools throughout the region more accepting and understanding. Updated 11/21/2014 03:47 PM

Broome County's Children's Home Encouraging Adoptions

Broome County

Broome County's Children's Home Encouraging Adoptions

Thousands of kids across the United States are waiting to be adopted or put into foster care each day. Carmella Mataloni has more on what potential adoptive parents need to do -- and what they don't need to do. 11/21/2014 07:39 AM

Schuyler County Sheriff Says Protestors Are Straining County Resources

Watkins Glen

Schuyler County Sheriff Says Protestors Are Straining County Resources

Nine more people were arrested Thursday in Watkins Glen as a movement called "We Are Seneca Lake" has continued to block the entrance to Crestwood Midstream along the lake.
Demonstrators oppose plans to store gas in abandoned salt caverns. Mike Toper talked to the Schuyler County sheriff who said the protests are putting a strain on the county's police and taxpayers. Updated 11/20/2014 11:15 PM

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