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Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is 'impeachable'
May 18, 2019, 6:47 pm | Source
Rep. Justin Amash stopped short of calling on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump, which many Democrats have been agitating for.

'MyPlate for My Family' workshop to be held May 29
May 17, 2019, 7:00 pm | Source
A "MyPlate for My Family" workshop will be held at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon May 29 at the Painted Post Food Pantry, 201 N. Hamilton St.The workshop is a hands-on nutrition and gardening class for parents and adults. Attendees will have a lesson on "Vegetables and Fruits: Simple Solutions." The workshop is free, but registration is required.To register, call 607-664-2300.

Corning Salvation Army Food Pantry to host workshop
May 17, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
"Cooking Matters for Adults" will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 24, 31 and June 7 at the Corning Salvation Army Food Pantry, 32 Denison Parkway E.Adult attendees will prepare healthy recipes each week, participate in hands-on nutrition activities and receive take-home groceries each time to make the recipe at home. Attendees will learn how to cook healthy meals on a budget; understand food labels; and learn fundamental food preparation skills. The workshop is free, but [...]

Woodhull Community Church Pantry to host workshop
May 17, 2019, 2:54 pm | Source
The "Eat Healthy, Be Active Community" workshop will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. May 21 at the Woodhull Community Church Pantry, 5208 W. Main St.This is a hands-on nutrition workshop class for adults. Join FLESNY for hands-on lessons that cover how to prepare quick meals and snacks, eating healthy on a budget, add physical activities to a lifestyle and enjoy healthy food choices. The workshop is free, but registration is required.To register, call 607-664-2300.

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago teen clinging to life
May 17, 2019, 2:33 pm | Source
A baby ripped from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen is clinging to life, officials said Friday.The baby, Yadiel Yovany Lopez, is in critical condition after suffering from a lack of oxygen in the minutes before he was born.Three people — Clarisa Figueroa, Desiree Figueroa and Piotr Bobak— have been charged in the murder of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, [...]

Friends of the Library book sale to begin Saturday
May 17, 2019, 12:06 pm | Source
CORNING - More than 40,000 used books, dozens of historically significant books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, tapes and more will be available Saturday morning at the Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library Book Sale.The sale begins early Saturday morning and runs through May 25 at the East Corning Fire Hall on State Route 352, according to Nancy Doutt, co-chair of the spring book sale. Most items are from $1-$3.“This year we really have wonderful items,” [...]

Corning Museum of Glass to begin Blue Star Museum Program
May 16, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source
The Corning Museum of Glass, 1 Museum Way, will offer the Blue Star Museum Program from May 18 to Sept. 2. The program offers free museum admission to active military and their families starting on Armed Forces Day and running through Labor Day. Museum admission is valid for two consecutive days. The museum offers a 15% discount on admission to active military and veterans all year.

Tanglewoodstock benefit to be held June 1
May 16, 2019, 4:00 pm | Source
Tanglewoodstock benefit will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. June 1 at the Tanglewood Nature Center, 443 Coleman Ave., Elmira.Full Axxess, Take Two and Second Suitor will play sets with the scenic backdrop of 300 acres of wildland preserved by the nature center. Festival-goers can also participate in a corn hole tournament during the event, and the winning team will take home a cash prize over $150. Tickets are $50 per person.Proceeds will benefit Tanglewood Nature Center. [...]

Art Show at CMoG
May 16, 2019, 3:54 pm | Source
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Snake bites increase during rainy years, study finds
May 16, 2019, 2:44 pm | Source
Looks like rain showers bring more than just flowers. A study done in California shows that snake bites occur more frequently when it's rainy. The research team, led by Caleb Phillips of University of Colorado Boulder and Grant Lipman of the Stanford University School of Medicine, looked at 20 years of snakebite data in California. [...]

National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Class to be held May 25
May 16, 2019, 2:07 pm | Source
The National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25 at the pistol range at the Lambs Creek Sportsman's Club, 328 Sportsmen Club Road, Mansfield, Pennsylvania.A shooter can borrow a .22 pistol for the day or bring her own pistol or revolver to learn how to use it and become comfortable shooting it. Participants should also bring eye and ear protection.Those taking the class are asked to bring 100 rounds of ammunition for the gun [...]

Pork barbeque fundraiser to be held June 9
May 16, 2019, 5:00 am | Source
A pork barbeque fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9 at the Steuben County FairgroundsThe lunch will include smoked pulled pork on a kaiser roll, smoked beans and salt potatoes. The cost is $10 provided by J&J Bar-B-Que & Sausage Company. The fundraiser is to benefit the 4-H & FFA Market Animal Program.Tickets are available for pre-purchase only by May 31 from Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, 20 E. Morris St., or Steuben Veterinary [...]

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