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  • Steuben County Legislator arrested for patronizing a prostitute (Democrat)

    08/20/2020 8:31:59 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 23 replies
    WETM Television, Corning NY ^ | Aug 20, 2020 / 11:16 AM EDT | by: George Stockburger
    Steuben County Legislator Steven Maio was arrested for patronizing a prostitute on August 12, according to New York State Police. Maio, a Democrat representing the City of Corning, was given an appearance ticket returnable on August 27th at 4:30 p.m. to the town of Hornellsville Court. 18 News first learned of the allegations through a viewer tip. 18 News reached out to Maio on Thursday morning, who referred us to his attorney, Chris Tunney, who declined to comment at this time.
  • Corning man arrested for stealing Tom Reed campaign sign (liberal caught red-handed, keeps lying)

    07/11/2018 12:24:52 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies ^ | 7/11/2018 | Brook Taylor
    CORNING, N.Y. (18 News) - A protest organizer was arrested for petit larceny for allegedly stealing a Tom Reed campaign sign, according to Jim Allard, Steuben County Sheriff. Gary McCaslin, from Corning, is a leader of the group Citizens for a Better Southern Tier. Yard signs paid by Tom Reed's campaign were disappearing previously, leading them to put tracking devices in signs, according to Abbey Daugherty, Communications Director for Tom Reed's campaign. The tracking device lead them to McCaslin's home, according to Daugherty. In a video, published by the campaign, someone is seen approaching McCaslin at his home. McCaslin can...
  • Q Anon: (3/16/18) Continued from Tuesday's thread. FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/16/2018 7:38:19 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,049 replies ^ | 3/16/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This is a shout out to all the Anons who have worked so hard for months on the Q boards to bake Q's drops for us. THANQ, Anons!. The Q team doesn't like it when they receive praise, but hey, they don't have time to read websites (FR) and besides, they can't stop me! THANQ, Q!!!! It just needed to be said. This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger...
  • Corning 'immediately' creating 1,000 new jobs in US, CEO says

    07/20/2017 6:32:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 20, 2017 | Michelle Fox
    • Corning plans to "immediately" invest $500 million and create 1,000 new jobs in the United States making a new glass for medical products, CEO Wendell Weeks told CNBC. • The initiative is a collaboration with Merck and Pfizer and was announced at a "Made in America" event with President Donald Trump on Thursday. • It is part of a plan to invest $4 billion and create 4,000 new jobs, Weeks said. Corning plans to "immediately" invest $500 million and create 1,000 new American jobs making a new glass for medical products, its CEO told CNBC on Thursday. The initiative...
  • The Real Clinton Email Scandal? It Might Be What She Did Legally

    04/11/2016 3:47:45 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 6 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4/11/2016 | John Merline
    "I have a saying: The scandal isn’t what’s illegal, the scandal is what’s legal,” liberal editor and commentator Michael Kinsley once said. He was referring to the legal forms of corruption that go on day after day in Washington. By that standard, the real scandal involving Hillary Clinton’s e-mails might not be that she compromised national security out of convenience by using a private e-mail server while secretary of state.
  • Stop me if you’ve heard this one; Hillary took money from more companies seeking influence

    05/17/2015 7:24:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/16/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    So a politician, a lobbyist and a journalist walk into a bar…Legal Insurrection popped up with another tidbit from the recent document dump of campaign finance reports which came out on Friday. This one caught my attention because it involved not only Hillary Clinton, but a company located fairly close to me… Corning, a major manufacturer of glass and ceramics located in upstate New York. The company has a keen interest in foreign trade deals and stays involved in lobbying efforts to expand them But they also keep a close eye on politicians who may be involved in such...
  • Job Cuts on Horizon For Corning Inc.

    10/24/2012 10:56:21 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 5 replies
    CORNING, N.Y. (WETM-TV) -- ^ | 10/24/12: 7:49 am | Reported by: Zack Wheeler
    Although Corning Incorporated did grow this quarter, officials expect to cut costs going forward. Officials say there will be *job cuts* within the next quarter. This is all part of a cost reduction program Corning Incorporated will start following the third quarter numbers. Officials say although they had a strong quarter, growth was not what they hoped for, so some jobs are on the chopping block. But they don't yet know how many, or from what departments, or locations these jobs will come from. "We've not decided where they'll be. That is a business to business decisions, they will go...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Apple Has Destroyed 490,000 American Jobs

    05/04/2012 4:57:06 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 202 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 1, 2012, 12:02 PM | Eric Platt and Ben Duronio
    After taking heat for shipping jobs to China and contracting to employers with questionable labor conditions, Apple (rather publicly) took credit for creating more than half a million jobs in the U.S. 514,000 to be exact.  That figure included nearly 50,000 employees in its retail network and its corporate headquarters, where products are designed. But it also included FedEx and UPS employees who deliver its products and employees at Corning who make glass for iPads and iPhones. So Apple basically counts anyone vaguely associated with the company or its products as a job that Apple created. But what about the...
  • A Day Made of Glass... Think we are not too far from this.

    03/29/2011 4:15:30 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 13 replies
    Watch "A Day Made of Glass" and take a look at Corning's vision for the future with specialty glass at the heart of it.
  • 1962 glass could be Corning's next bonanza seller

    08/02/2010 2:48:22 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 47 replies · 3+ views
    YAHOO FINANCE ^ | 02 AUGUST 2010 | AP
    CORNING, N.Y. (AP) -- An ultra-strong glass that has been looking for a purpose since its invention in 1962 is poised to become a multibillion-dollar bonanza for Corning Inc. The 159-year-old glass pioneer is ramping up production of what it calls Gorilla glass, expecting it to be the hot new face of touch-screen tablets and high-end TVs. Gorilla showed early promise in the '60s, but failed to find a commercial use, so it's been biding its time in a hilltop research lab for almost a half-century. It picked up its first customer in 2008 and has quickly become a $170...
  • The story of an $8,000 exhaust filter, cleaner air and the busy hand of NY state government

    04/18/2010 6:53:47 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 45 replies · 1,656+ views
    The Post Standard-Syracuse NY ^ | April 18, 2010, 8:33AM | By Michelle Breidenbach
    The U.S. government passed new emissions standards that required new diesel-powered cars and trucks to use the filters. New York state government helped Corning build the new plant. Then, the state passed its own emissions law that forces owners of old diesel vehicles used on state contracts to install the filters — an upgrade that could cost as much as $30,000 each.... With eight months to go, there is also no coordinated effort to retrofit the state’s own fleet. The DEC cannot say how many trucks have been done. The Division of Budget does not have a cost estimate. Each...
  • State Department Contributing to US Job Losses

    04/16/2010 9:53:12 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 137+ views
    04-16-10 ^ | Stoutcat
    No, silly, they’re not firing their own employees. They’re just ignoring American workers who are being laid off, in favor of outsourcing jobs to Sweden. Last month the State Department awarded a multi-million dollar contract to an upscale Georgetown interior design firm, which in turn, promptly outsourced the job to Swedish giant Orrefors... While there is no doubt that Orrefors creates outstanding glassware, our embassies stand as representatives of the United States around the world. Should they not be provided with the very best that America has to offer, as a way to promote the sterling quality of U.S. products,...
  • Hill's $nub of U.S. companies in purchase of crystal stemware is clear

    03/15/2010 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Wurlitzer · 6 replies · 521+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 15, 2010 | GEOFF EARLE
    WASHINGTON --- Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department is spending $5.4 million to buy fine crystal stemware for American embassies -- but it won't give the US economy much of a boost. The contract was given to a tiny Washington, DC, interior designer, which in turn subcontracted the crystal work to a Swedish firm -- snubbing such US companies as the famous manufacturer in Clinton's own back yard, Steuben Crystal of upstate Corning. Read more:
  • Rep. Massa on Healthcare: “I will vote adamantly against the interests of my district…”

    08/18/2009 6:22:33 AM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 17 replies · 1,223+ views
    WHAM 13 website ^ | 8/18/09 | WHAM13 Sean Carroll
    (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- The words of a local congressman on the issue of healthcare are coming under scrutiny. Democrat Eric Massa told a group in Pennsylvania that he would vote against the interests of his constituents on healthcare reform if he believes what he's voting for would be helpful to them. Massa has held dozens of town hall meetings, many focused on healthcare, but while in Pittsburgh this past weekend meeting with the grassroots progressive political action group Net Roots Nation, Massa answered questions about where he stands on healthcare reform versus where his constituents stand. "I will vote adamantly...
  • Rep. Massa: I will vote against the interests of my district

    08/17/2009 9:07:21 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 106 replies · 6,191+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2009 | Kerry Picket
    [Video transcript] MASSA: I will vote for the single payer bill. PARTICIPANT: Even if it meant you were being voted out of office? MASSA: I will vote adamantly against the interests of my district if I actually think what I am doing is going to be helpful.
  • Obama: 'Sober meeting' with business leaders

    01/29/2009 11:23:19 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 55 replies · 1,802+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 1/28/09 | Richard C. Gross
    President Obama held a "very sober meeting" about the economy with 10 of the nation's business leaders at the White House Wednesday as the House debated his proposed $825 billion economic stimulus package. "They understand when it comes to rebuilding our economy, we don't have a moment to spare," Mr. Obama said of the chief executive officers attending the meeting. "They are looking for action from Washington, bold and swift." Mr. Obama characterized them as being "on the frontline of people who are seeing enormous problems in the economy right now" and said the economic difficulties were a reason for...
  • Corning Cuts 3,500 Jobs As 4Q Profit Slumps (Obama's Fault)

    01/27/2009 6:36:42 AM PST · by an amused spectator · 5 replies · 412+ views
    AP on Google ^ | January 27, 2009 | Ben Dobbin (Associated Press)
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Corning Inc. said Tuesday it is cutting 3,500 jobs, or 13 percent of its payroll, as demand slumps for glass used in flat-screen televisions and computers. The specialty glass and ceramics maker, the world's largest maker of liquid crystal display glass, announced the cutbacks as its fourth-quarter profit plunged 65 percent to $249 million, or 16 cents a share, from $717 million, or 45 cents a share, a year earlier.
  • Corning Inc. blasts Obama ad

    09/18/2008 4:17:15 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 57 replies · 334+ views
    WETM ^ | September 18, 2008 | Katie Graham
    CORNING - A campaign ad by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has drawn fire from Corning Incorporated over its reference to the 2004 closure of a Corning glass plant. In the commercial, a narrator blames Republican opponent John McCain for sending jobs overseas to China, including jobs at the glass plant in State College, Pennsylvania. "Corning shuts down its plant in Pennsylvania, hundreds lose their jobs, then the workers are rehired to disassemble the plant and ship the equipment to China. Washington sold them out with the help of people like John McCain," the ad states. However, Corning Inc. spokeswoman...
  • McClintock makes campaign stop in Corning

    09/16/2006 11:58:27 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 8 replies · 338+ views
    Red Bluff Daily News ^ | Sept. 13, 2006 | C. JEROME CROW
    CORNING - Noting that Corning is a good place to sink roots, California State Sen. Tom McClintock, met with members of the city government and the Corning Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. McClintock was in the north state Monday to participate in a 9-11 commemoration in Redding and Anderson. While there, the Republican candidate for lt. governor also attended a candlelight vigil in Shasta Lake City. He stopped off in Corning on the way home to Sacramento. He also made a visit to Chico. "Corning seems like a good place to raise a family and set down roots," said McClintock...
  • Company Finds Clinton Useful, and Vice Versa

    04/12/2006 3:24:51 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 26 replies · 712+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 12, 2006 | MIKE McINTIRE and RAYMOND HERNANDEZ
    Jason Cox/The Leader Corning Inc.'s chairman, James Houghton, and Senator Clinton in 2005 at the company's headquarters. Corning Inc., one of upstate New York's largest and oldest employers, has supported Republican candidates for so long that its chairman once joked that it had not raised money for a Democrat since 1812. But since Hillary Rodham Clinton was elected to the Senate in 2000, Corning and its mainly Republican executives have become one of her largest sources of campaign contributions. And in that time, Mrs. Clinton has become one of the company's leading champions, delivering for it like no other...