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New York SAFE Act Round Two - Waiting on Cuomo Reelection ~ Video

Detailed at the bottom of a NY Post article, the story noted Cuomo's less-than-stellar primary win has him unhinged. Democratic insiders, meanA while, describe Cuomo as "furious" and "enraged'' at his campaign team over his shockingly poor primary showing - in which he won only about 60 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WENY

Southern Tier Economic Development

On Tuesday, The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council is presenting its redevelopment project to the state, with hopes if getting a share of funds. For Chemung County, one proposed plan on the table is for Emhart Glass to move to Big Flats.

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Related Topix: Big Flats, NY, Elmira, NY

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Steuben Courier

Jury finds Elmiran guilty of two rapes Updated at

An Elmira man was found guilty Friday of breaking into two apartments, raping the female occupants and then robbing one of them. A Chemung County jury found Casey J. Wilson, 25, of Elmira, guilty of two counts of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of first-degree robbery all class B felonies and two counts of third-degree aggravated sexual abuse, a class D felony.

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY, Chemung, NY

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WENY

Primary Elections in Our Area

Republican and Conservative party voters have Primary Elections in Chemung and surrounding counties for candidates seeking party nominations for local offices. Polls will be open from noon until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Steuben County, NY

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WENY

International Literacy Day Promotes Literacy in Our Community

If you haven't done so already today, pick up a book, or read to your kids before bed tonight, because today is International Literacy Day. People all over the world face literacy issues, and the point of today is to raise people's awareness and concern for issues in their own community.

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Steuben Courier

Primary preview: 3 vying for city judge seat Updated at

Most Corning residents only need to look out their windows to see what is the most hotly-contested local race of Tuesday's primary election. A rainbow of lawn signs declare the residents' allegiance to one of three city judge candidates: Robert Cole, Jim Ferratella or Mathew McCarthy.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Hornell, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Steuben County, NY, Bath, NY

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Even as weather cools, Lyme disease remains aa

Even as weather cools, Lyme disease remains a threat Many cases go unreported Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1o81NN4 Lyme disease remains a health threat in the Twin Tiers, and the problem isn't going away with cooler weather. Exposure to infected deer ticks is actually more likely in fall than summertime.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Broome County, NY, Windsor, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Ithaca, NY

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Tornado hit upstate NY, some damage, no injuries

Meteorologists have confirmed that a tornado touched down in upstate New York during storms Tuesday evening, causing some damage but no injuries. The national Weather Service tells the Elmira Star-Gazette the EF-1 tornado caused damage to several barns and houses in the Chemung County town of Baldwin at about 7 p.m. A twister of that magnitude would have winds of about 100 mph.

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Related Topix: Weather

Wed Sep 03, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Hochul gets de Blasio endorsement, defends record

Kathy Hochul's bid to become New York's next lieutenant governor won the endorsement of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday, as Hochul sought to push back against a Democratic primary challenger who has questioned her liberal credentials.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Immigration Reform

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WENY

C-TRAN Service Changes Have Riders Furious

TRAN wants to increase its fares and change some of its routes...and that has some bus riders in the Southern Tier furious.

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WENY

Effective in Schuyler County, Ny Until 9/2/2014 8:15 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN BROOME COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... EASTERN CHEMUNG COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHERN CORTLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SCHUYLER COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... TIOGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... TOMPKINS COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...

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Related Topix: Weather, New York, Broome County, NY, Cortland County, NY, Schuyler County, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Invasive insects taking a bite from N.Y. farms,a

Invasive insects taking a bite from N.Y. farms, gardens An invasive insect is putting $325M worth of fruit, grapes and berries grown in New York at risk Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://ithacajr.nl/1pxjhaU New invasive pests are arriving at New York gardens and farms more frequently.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, New York, Binghamton, NY, Broome County, NY, Johnson, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Six matted but healthy dogs abandoned at Chemung County shelter in New York

Staff at the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA in Elmira, New York were met early Thursday morning with six ragtag little dogs left abandoned in an outdoor exercise area of the organization.

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WENY

Hawkins Tours Chemung Landfill

The Green Party nominee running for Governor, who is proposing a big raise in the minimum wage, is scheduled to tour the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Howie Hawkins, US Governors, Corning, NY, Lowman, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Steuben Courier

Chemung deputies seek tips in burglary

The Chemung County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary Aug. 19 at a residence on Albee Hill Road in the Town of VanEtten.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WENY

Man Arrested for Allegedly Killing Dog

A man is in jail for animal cruelty charges after killing a dog at a hotel. State Police at Horseheads reports Michael J. Cornell from Elmira, was arrested Saturday after it was alleged he killed a six year old Pomeranian dog while at a hotel in the Town of Catlin.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Steuben Courier

New tenants eye former Sikorsky facilities

The closure of Sikorsky's military helicopter plants on the grounds of the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport not only cost hundreds of jobs and dealt a major blow to the local economy, it left Chemung County officials with the daunting task of finding new tenants for the buildings.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Big Flats, NY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WENY

School Supplies for Kids in Need

Many of you are out there shopping for back to school. But while you're out shopping, Catholic Charities asks that you pick up an extra school supply for a child in need.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Eve's Cidery releases pear cider

Pears grown for alcohol production resemble small apples, not typical dessert pears like the ones depicted above.

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Related Topix: Van Etten, NY, Life, Fruits, Food

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