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  1. Man convicted in 2007 murder-for-hireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    Prosecutors said on January 14, 2007, William Miller of Elmira got Brewer and co-defendant Justin Woodard to kill his twin sister's ex-boyfriend, Keith Holloway. The three men drove to Miller's sister's home at 831 Norton Street in Rochester, where they ambushed Holloway and executed him. 2 comments

  2. New York man gets 15+ years in prison for making child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 13WHAM

    A New York man in prison for raping a 16-year-old girl has been sentenced to an additional 15 years for recording the assault. Federal authorities say 41-year-old Shannon Lewis of Elmira was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Rochester Friday for production of child pornography.

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  3. The Rockwell Museum receives support from M&T Bank to continue Artist in Residence programRead the original story

    Saturday | Art Daily

    M&T Bank Southern NY Region President Peter Newman and Vice President Chris Giammichele announced today that The Rockwell Museum will receive a charitable contribution of $2,500 from M&T Bank to support the continuation of the Great Circle Residency. The program is a collaborative work between The Rockwell Museum and the Elmira City School District, designed to bring new experiences to the classroom using a variety of teaching and learning modalities, including a museum visit and working with a local artist.

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  4. After delay, Kansas City streetcars to arrive in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KMIZ

    ... to allow time for the testing. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1hJtWOm ) the manufacturer, CAF USA, of Elmira, New York, said the first four cars will be delivered by Oct. 29. Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis says he's not sure ...

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  5. Denny's stabbing victim still in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Steuben Courier

    The victim of a stabbing at a Denny's restaurant in Horseheads remains in critical condition, and the case is being held for action by a grand jury, authorities say. The victim, Elston I. Champluvier, 27, of Elmira, was stabbed around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Denny's on Chemung Street in the Village of Horseheads, near State Route 14 and Interstate 86. As of Thursday, Champluvier was listed in critical but stable condition at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.

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  6. Streetcar Maker Will Miss DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | 700WLW Cincinnati

    ... service date of September 2016 will be achieved." Earlier this week, the city's streetcar project team visited CAF in Elmira, NY to observe testing, ask questions and receive a streetcar delivery progress update.

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  7. Streetcar maker adding more shifts to meet new target delivery dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    CAF USA , the manufacturer of Cincinnati's streetcars, is adding shifts at its Elmira, N.Y. production facility with the hopes of being less tardy in delivering the vehicles to the city. In a memo to Mayor John Cranley and the Cincinnati City Council, City Manager Harry Black said he is "cautiously optimistic" that streetcar service will start on time, which is in about one year.

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  8. MO: Kansas City Streetcar Delay is Not as Bad as Originally FearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Mass Transit

    ... is now expected in Kansas City by Oct. 29, Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis said Thursday. Davis traveled to Elmira, N.Y., earlier this week to meet with CAF USA officials and see the streetcars as they were being custom built. He pressed ...

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  9. Kansas City streetcar delay is not as bad as originally fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... is now expected in Kansas City by Oct. 29, Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis said Thursday. Davis traveled to Elmira, N.Y., earlier this week to meet with CAF USA officials and see the streetcars as they were being custom built. He pressed ...

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  10. Streetcar construction down to 9 weeks; first vehicle will arrive in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    ... Tom Gerend , executive director of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority Inc., visited CAF's production facility in Elmira, N.Y., between Monday and Wednesday . Davis made a presentation about the trip, displayed additional images of the city's first ...

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  11. KC streetcar delay not as bad as originally fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis told the Kansas City Streetcar Authority on Thursday. Davis traveled to Elmira, N.Y. earlier this week to meet with CAF USA officials and to see the streetcars as they were being custom built. He pressed the ...

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  12. City officials to give update Thursday on Kansas City streetcar progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... for next March's Big 12 men's basketball tournament. Officials from Kansas City returned Wednesday from a trip to Elmira, NY, where the cars are being built to qualify for federal funding. The cars were supposed to arrive in Kansas City on June 10 ...

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  13. Kansas City releases new images of under-construction streetcar vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    ... Kansas City's Twitter account and Facebook page published four new images of the streetcar vehicle being built in Elmira, N.Y., by CAF USA Inc. On Monday, the city announced City Engineer Ralph Davis, a streetcar project manager, and Tom Gerend, ...

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  14. Landmark Md. Playground Fire Truck Removed After 36 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | FireHouse.com

    ... he remembered the fire truck running calls back in the 1970s. The 10-year construction of the truck took place in Elmira, N.Y., eventually making its way to Hillandale's fire department. "It operated its whole career there," Clime said. "I was born ...

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  15. Unemployment rates drop across NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... and July from 5.5 percent to 5.4 percent, its lowest level since July 2008. The least significant drop was in the Elmira area, where the unemployment fell just one percentage point: from 6.2 percent to 6.1 percent over the past year. The biggest ...

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  16. KC officials visit streetcar manufacturer in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    Leaders of the Kansas City streetcar project are headed to New York to find out when the city's streetcars may arrive. City spokesman Chris Hernandez said by email on Monday that City Engineer Ralph Davis and Tom Gerend , executive director of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority Inc., are visiting CAF USA Inc. facilities in Elmira, N.Y., until Wednesday.

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  17. Cause sought for truck crash that killed 2 upstate NY menRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police are looking into what caused a tractor-trailer to crash at an intersection in New York's Southern Tier, killing two upstate men in their 70s. Authorities in the Chemung County village of Horseheads say the tractor-trailer overturned at an intersection around 6:45 a.m. Saturday and hit a pickup truck driven by 76-year-old Louis Fossaceca of Elmira.

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  18. Two Killed In Horseheads Car AccidentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WENY

    Police responded to the intersection of Watkins Road and Westinghouse Road at around 6:45 AM after a tractor trailer overturned and hit a Ford Ranger pickup truck. The pickup truck driver Louis Fossaceca, 76 of Elmira, and his passenger Randolph Painton, 73 of Elmira, were both killed in the accident.

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  19. Arnot Park Gang ReunitesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | WENY

    ... members will be honored at the reunion. Ninety eight year-old Betty Ball will receive a proclamation from the City of Elmira for giving a positive influence to the children in that neighborhood. Betty lived in the Arnot Park Neighborhood for 56 ...

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  20. WWII fighter ace Fritz Payne dies; fought at GuadalcanalRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... he had help from another pilot in downing one plane. Frederick Rounsville Payne Jr., was born July 31, 1911, in Elmira, New York, the son of a Spanish-American War veteran. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy for two years before completing his ...

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