The GlassBarge is Launched!

The GlassBarge is Launched!

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass, Local News, Top Posts

The Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge today in Brooklyn! It’s the start of a four-month tour as the barge will be traveling north on the Hudson River and westward along the Erie Canal, stopping in several Upstate New York cities on its way to Corning, NY. If you’re not familiar with this project, it’s a unique celebration […]

Why Springtime in Corning is Especially Exciting

Why Springtime in Corning is Especially Exciting

Ok, people, tell Netflix you’re NOT going to watch another episode. Get off that therapist couch, throw your phone away (after reading this and posting it to Facebook), and run outside – it’s SPRING! I don’t care if you still need a winter jacket and three scarves, the calendar hits April on Sunday and there’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Businesses to Benefit from the Po-Go Jump

Businesses to Benefit from the Po-Go Jump

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in Area Fun!, Local News

Last week, I was walking through Centerway Square checking email on my phone when a stranger asked if I’ve found anything interesting. That question was so broad, I thought I was in one of those movies where the protagonist unsuspectingly swaps briefcases in the middle of a money drop. I stopped and sort of scanned […]

Card Carrying Books & Gifts

Card Carrying Books & Gifts

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in Best of Corning, Local News

Our dear friends are opening a book store! Card Carrying Books & Gifts is the perfect niche bookstore that Market Street has been waiting for. Join us in donating to their Indiegogo campaign and be a part of this incredible movement. Take a read below as Sarah Blagg, one of the owners of Card Carrying […]

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 […]