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 […]

Crystal City Chanukah

Crystal City Chanukah

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in People of Corning, Uncategorized

December is such a beautiful time of year when everyone from all different paths of life celebrates their special holiday. We met up with Ted Goldwyn and asked him to share his story about the holiday he celebrates. The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is so stuffed with the hustle and bustle of […]

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 […]

Finding Community At The Farmers Market

Finding Community At The Farmers Market

If you ask most people what their favorite day of the week is, they’ll almost always respond with Friday or Saturday. Not me. From the start of June through the end of October, my favorite day is Thursday. Hands down, without a doubt. Thursdays are Farmers Market days. Each Thursday morning, during the months mentioned […]

It’s Small Business Week!

It’s Small Business Week!

From April 30th through May 6th, we celebrate the small businesses in our community that continue to bring life and local goods to our small town. Corning thrives on small businesses. Everyone knows everyone and supports one another as well. So, Corning, this week is for you.  Many businesses will be having sales and specials […]

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 […]

Rail Forum Recap

Rail Forum Recap

What started as an April Fools post by our very own Dave Rochelle, has now turned into a Southern Tier anomaly. Last night, Urban Corning had the honor of hosting 46 people eager to learn more about the possibility of adding a railroad route from Corning, NY to New York City. We are so thankful […]

A Lifelong Wineglass Marathon Victory

A Lifelong Wineglass Marathon Victory

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Interviews, Local News, People of Corning

The Wineglass Marathon brings individuals from all over the world to run for different reasons. For a special mother-son pair, their reasons were each other. I had the opportunity to sit down with Hollie Hughes, my former cross country coach, and her son Jonah, to talk about their experience. Hollie ran while pushing Jonah in […]