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Unemployment Rate Drops in Elmira Area
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:03:24 -0800

Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) -- The New York State Department of Labor released 2014 area unemployment rates. The state's unemployment rate is the lowest since September 2014. The unemployment rate in Chemung County had the largest decrease among 11 upstate areas.

A New York State Point of View
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:42:25 -0800

The Post-Star of Glens Falls on the corruption scandal involving Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

A sampling of editorials from around New York
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:46:55 -0800

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Post-Star of Glens Falls on the corruption scandal involving Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

Woman killed in fire at home in Southern Tier
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:28:43 -0800

Authorities say one person has died in a house fire in New York's Southern Tier.

Chemung officials: State should fast-track I-86 project
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 16:46:58 -0800

Chemung County lawmakers are expected to adopt a resolution Monday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to make finishing Interstate Highway 86 a priority.

Capital Bank Opens Downtown Albany Regional Headquarters
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:39:30 -0800

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Capital Bank, a division of Chemung Canal Trust Company, today officially opened its new regional headquarters in the shadows of the New York State Capitol building, the first completed ...

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield awarding $85,000 in Community Health Awards
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:49:53 -0800

UTICA – Organizations can now apply for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Awards, which give a total of $85,000 to help fund health and wellness programs in upstate New York.

Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network names new board members, officers
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:22:44 -0800

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network of South Central New York, Inc. (M&BPN) has announced new board members and officers for 2015.

Completing I86 To Benefit The Twin Tiers
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:29:43 -0800

Elmira, N.Y. -- (WENY) Interstate 86 is a major method of transportation for residents all across the Twin Tiers.

Wade's Jewelry Store Closing After 50 Years in Business
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:59:47 -0800

Its the end of an era for one business in Chemung County. Wade's Jewelry and Gift Shop, one of Horseheads' oldest stores, is closing its doors now that the owner is retiring. Time Warner Cable News reporter Crystal Cranmore has more on the small town jeweler and how she's helped the village of Horseheads shine.