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1 hr ago | WENY

Severe thunderstorm hits Horseheads and leaves thousands without power

HORSEHEADS A little after 4 on Wednesday afternoon a severe thunderstorm struck Northern Chemung County and parts of Tioga County.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather

10 hrs ago | Newswise

Binghamton University Awarded Grant for Battlefield Preservation Project

While not as famous or as grand in scale as the Battles of Saratoga or Yorktown, the Battles of Newtown and Chemung played a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WENY

45 Guns Remain from Scott's Guns Burglary

Nine months later, three suspects are behind bars and charged locally. Federal charges are still pending and many of the guns are still out on the streets.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

S. Tier Crime: Meth, heroin, guns, rail yard burglaryS. Tier Crime:...

S. Tier Crime: Meth, heroin, guns, rail yard burglary Drug arrests and a rail yard burglary investigation kept law enforcement busy recently.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Vestal, NY, Endicott, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Old friends and machines gather at antique tractor showOld friends...

The 2014 Chemung Valley Old Timers tractor show will be held through Sunday, July 20, at the fairgrounds in Horseheads.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Montour Falls, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Combating heroin epidemic must be community effortCombating heroin...

Combating heroin epidemic must be community effort Gov. Cuomo approved a package of 11 heroin-related bills that the state Legislature passed Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mo5vQR Having the governor visit our region to sign important legislation is generally a positive thing, but Monday's stop at Binghamton University ... (more)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Broome County, NY, Tioga County, NY, Tompkins County, NY, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WENY

Elmirans Rally to Preserve Library's History

A change of a Historic name in Elmira, has neighbors concerned. This past Fall, Steele Memorial Library in Elmira, was changed to "Central Library."

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Free carpool matching through new Chemung, Steuben partnership

Local officials today launched 511NY Southern Tier Rideshare, a new program to promote carpooling in Chemung and Steuben counties.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Steuben County, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Politicians show glaring inconsistencies on fracking issue

Back in 1870, theologian and author James Freeman Clarke said, "A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation."

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Westchester County, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Reed spending early in race with Robertson

Republican Rep. Tom Reed already has spent more than half of the $2.4 million he's raised for his re-election campaign, with some of the money going to early polling and a television campaign ad.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ithaca, NY, Ontario County, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Elmira trolley tours kick off Tuesday with bigger vehicle

Elmira's trolley tour of historic sites will kick off Tuesday with a larger, newly acquired trolley that features air-conditioning.

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Related Topix: Elmira, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

3 Elmirans arrested in Horseheads gun shop burglary

Three Elmira residents have been charged in an October gun store robbery in Horseheads in which 49 handguns were stolen, according to a press release from the Horseheads Police Department.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Elmira, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WENY

Effective in Chemung County, Ny Until 7/13/2014 5:45 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTHERN CHEMUNG COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHEASTERN SCHUYLER COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... NORTHERN TIOGA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... SOUTHERN TOMPKINS COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... * UNTIL 545 PM EDT.

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Related Topix: Weather, New York, Schuyler County, NY, Tioga County, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WENY

3 Arrested in Horseheads Gun Store Burglary

After an almost nine month investigation, the Horseheads Police Department arrested three individuals, on July 11, 2014, in connection with the October break in and theft of 49 handguns from Scott's Guns located at 306 Watkins Road in the Village of Horseheads.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Elmira, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Town & Country column: Big Flats finds savings as it shares services

Nobody likes paying taxes -- myself included -- and it's even more frustrating to see those hard-earned dollars wasted.

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Related Topix: Big Flats, NY, Elmira, NY, Steuben County, NY, Schuyler County, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Group kicks off new summer reading program in Chemung County

The Chemung County Summer Literacy Collaborative on Friday announced a summer reading campaign that will offer six weeks of themed books, activities, experiments, teacher training, on-site coaching and guest readers.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben get Homeland Security grants

The counties represented by state Sen. Tom O'Mara are included in a package of $185 million in state and federal Homeland Security and emergency preparedness grants announced this week in Albany.

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Related Topix: Chemung, NY, Big Flats, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Chris Moss, Republican for lieutenant governor, discusses his candidacy in Watertown

That's what he told Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino when Mr. Astorino approached him about being his running mate.

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Related Topix: Watertown, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Press & Sun-Bulletin

What did that house sell for? Real estate transactions in the Twin Tiers

Real estate transactions are public records obtained by the Star-Gazette from the deeds on file in the county clerks' offices.

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Related Topix: Big Flats, NY, Elmira Heights, NY, Horseheads, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Corning Hospital readies for big move on Saturday

At around 7 a.m. Saturday, the first patient at Guthrie Corning Hospital's building on Denison Parkway will be placed in a Rural Metro ambulance and transported to a new room at the hospital's new facility in East Corning.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Nursing, Medicine

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