The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

  A stray kitten spent a weekend car hopping throughout Corning.  “Lily” has since found her forever home (presumably being kept as an indoor cat).  We were on the scene two Sundays ago when Lily was extracted from her last automotive shelter – as were quite a few other members of the Corning community.  Each of them now has a […]

The Flower Lady and Her American Bouquet

The Flower Lady and Her American Bouquet

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Best of Corning, Interviews, People of Corning

Her name is Christina, but you probably know her as “The Flower Lady.” Every Thursday, The Flower Lady pulls her little brown truck into Riverfront Park and sets up her tent and sells bucket upon bucket of her famous seasonal bouquets during the Gaffer District’s Summer Farmers Market. Christina is more than just a beloved […]

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Last month on the Urban Corning Facebook page, we posted a few pictures of hats and scarves that had been left around town. They each had a note that read, “I am not lost! If you need me, take me. God Bless.” The post went viral, amassing more than 35,000 views and hundreds of likes and […]

The Art of Telling a Good Story

The Art of Telling a Good Story

“I’ll give you an example of pure luck: the way I got this job here, when I came up to Corning….” About 5 years ago, I persuaded Thomas S. Buechner to let me interview him to record his stories. He agreed, and we sat in his study from 2pm – 4pm in the afternoon for one week. […]

David A. Scott – Local Viral Legend

David A. Scott – Local Viral Legend

Posted on Apr 6, 2013 in Interviews, Top Posts, Videos

My interview with Corning, NY local and viral video legend, David A. Scott – Total Eclipse of the Heart Literal Video