Coming Home for Bare Bones Café

Coming Home for Bare Bones Café

The following is a guest post from a dear friend and Urban Corning contributor, Amelia Harnas. We miss her when she’s not in Corning and we’re glad to know it’s feeling more like home every day! For the past two weeks, I’ve been living in Brooklyn. I’ve been taking care of an apartment and a […]

Urban Corning’s Top 5 Posts of 2017

Urban Corning’s Top 5 Posts of 2017

We’d like to start this post by saying, thank you. Thank you to all of our readers. Because of you, 2017 was one of Urban Corning’s best years to date. In just 365 days we got to learn more about some of the really amazing people that call Corning home, helped usher in incredible new […]

Corning, You’ve Got Some Clark Griswold in You

Corning, You’ve Got Some Clark Griswold in You

Corning’s Gaffer District, the City, and numerous businesses & organizations do a great job of decorating our community throughout the holiday season… but there’s plenty to see in our residential neighborhoods too.  Since we’re all pretty busy this time of year, we decided to check out a few pockets of homes in the City and […]

So What’s Really Happening With Northside Blodgett?

So What’s Really Happening With Northside Blodgett?

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 in Community Voices, Interviews, Local News, Top Posts

In the last several months, you may have noticed a lot of conversations taking place around the fate and future of the former Northside Blodgett Middle School. What’s happening? Why is it being torn down? What will replace it? Who’s in charge? These are all valid questions, and as with any new project, some curiosity […]

Meet Corning’s Mayor-Elect: Bill Boland

Meet Corning’s Mayor-Elect: Bill Boland

Bill Boland is a space exploration enthusiast and Corning’s next mayor. He believes that Corning, like Saturn’s moon Enceladus, has all the right resources in place to make amazing things happen. In 2005, NASA discovered geysers erupting from the surface of Enceladus. It’s thought that tidal pressure causes water underneath the moon’s icy surface to […]

5 Things to Know about Runners in Corning

5 Things to Know about Runners in Corning

The Wineglass Marathon is quickly becoming one of the most popular small races in the world, as evidenced by its coverage in Runner’s World Magazine and its waitlist of nearly 1,000 people. It was ranked as the overall 10th Best Marathon in the World by The Active Times in 2014. So it’s no surprise to see […]

A Local College Student Is A Million Dollars Richer, Thanks To Her Mom (And Wegmans)

A Local College Student Is A Million Dollars Richer, Thanks To Her Mom (And Wegmans)

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Community Voices, Interviews, Local News, Wegmans

A local college student, Erin Haggerty, is $1,000,000 richer, thanks to a small present from her mother while she was away at school. Her mom, Diane, routinely sends her greeting cards with scratch-off lottery tickets in them. This past March, Diane sent Erin a St. Patrick’s Day card with a Win $1,000 A Week For Life ticket […]

Finding Truth About The Salem Witch Trials In Corning, New York

Finding Truth About The Salem Witch Trials In Corning, New York

We’re all familiar with the Salem Witch Trials. We all know that in one infamous New England town, in 1692, women were accused of being witches by the hundreds and those who couldn’t prove their innocence, however hard they tried, were burnt at the stake. We’ve known of these distant events since our youth, and movies […]