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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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Genesee Country Express

When politics is fun

There is something about a political rally that gets my heart beating rapidly, puts a big bounce in my step, and makes me want to yell out for no reasonable reason, "Hell no, we won't go!" Or something like that.

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Related Topix: Hornell, NY, Wellsville, NY, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Harriman, NY, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WENY

Disabled Bowhunters Program In Chemung Co.

Disabled hunters will have a local park all to themselves this hunting season. Chemung County is starting up a brand new pilot hunting program for those with disabilities in the area.

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Related Topix: Erin, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Sheriff takes aim at Cuomo's policies

Moss - who is seeking office with Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the GOP's nominee for governor - made several stops throughout the day, including at Mountain Valley Hospice.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, Gloversville, NY, Albany, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New name, larger venue for Twin Tiers Comic-ConNew name, larger venue ...

New name, larger venue for Twin Tiers Comic-Con More than 40 artists and writers will be on hand for question-and-answer panels.

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Related Topix: The Toxic Avenger, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Elmira Heights, NY, Elmira, NY, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Steuben Courier

Petitions filed for anti-Common Core ballot line Updated at

Four Republican candidates for statewide office, including gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino and his running mate, Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, filed petitions Tuesday to create an anti-Common Core ballot line for the November elections.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Syracuse, NY

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Steuben Courier

Police seek tips after 2 Chemung County burglaries Updated at

Troopers are investigating the theft of a 12 gauge Remington 870 pump action shotgun with a synthetic stock and Simmons scope from a residence on Palisades Boulevard, Big Flats.

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Related Topix: Big Flats, NY, Wellsburg, NY

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Southern Tier

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Southern Tier Giant hogweed has been identified at 79 locations in the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Dryden, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Broome County, NY, Chemung, NY

WENY

Effective in Schuyler County, Ny Until 8/3/2014 6:15 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... NORTHERN CHEMUNG COUNTY... EASTERN SCHUYLER COUNTY... TOMPKINS COUNTY... * UNTIL 615 PM EDT * AT 312 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING... AND WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Tompkins County, NY

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

BU preserving Newtown, Chemung battlefields

BU preserving Newtown, Chemung battlefields A university facility is preserving the Revolutionary War Newtown and Chemung battlefields Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1nbCDM2 Dr. Earl Robinson, of Lowman, describes how American troops came up over the hill in the background and were ambushed by Indians during the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Lowman, NY, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Elmira, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins Giant hogweed has been identified at 79 locations in the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Apiculture, Science, Tompkins County, NY, Chemung, NY, Broome County, NY

WENY

New Trash Pickup Service in Elmira

If you have a lot of trash piling up at your house, the City of Elmira is giving you one free ticket to get it off your hands.

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