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New York Joins National Popular Vote Compact
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:25:46 GMT

New York has joined ten other states and the District of Columbia in what's called the National Popular Vote Compact. Under the agreement, New York would award all 29 of its electoral votes to the winner of the nationwide popular vote. The agreement would take effect only if enough other states pass identical legislation so that the compact includes a majority of the Electoral Colleges 538 votes ...

New Directors Appointed to Chemung Financial Board
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:48:44 GMT

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- Chemung Financial Corporation today announced that G. Thomas Tranter, Jr., of Horseheads, NY, and Thomas R. Tyrrell, of Loudonville, NY, have been appointed to the Board of Directors of ...

Report: Chemung ranks as one of the unhealthiest counties in New York
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:34:25 GMT

Chemung County is one of the unhealthiest counties in New York, according to a report released Wednesday.

DUI Patrols in Susquehanna County This Weekend
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:25:01 GMT

Pennsylvania State Police are warning motorists that there will be increased drunk driving patrols in Susquehanna County, this weekend: They say that's because they are seeing a high rate of DUI related offenses and crashes on various roads in Susquehanna County. Sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols will be run out of the Gibson barracks. In Pennsylvania, DUI, or driving under the influence ...

Chemung Financial board adds new directors
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 05:37:36 GMT

ELMIRA — Chemung Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CHMG) announced it has added G. Thomas Tranter, Jr., of Horseheads, and Thomas R. Tyrrell, of Loudonville, to the board of directors of Chemung Financial and its primary subsidiary, Chemung Canal Trust Company.

Elmira Savings Bank Purchases Bank Building
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:54:17 GMT

Elmira Savings Bank has acquired a former bank building located at 712 N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, New York. The bank will be making renovations during 2014 and intends to open a full-service branch ...

Local Marathon Runner Talks About Boston Bombing
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:26:01 GMT

On the first anniversary of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, Fox 40 News talked live with Emily Piza-Taylor, who ran in Marathon last year, and heard the bombs going off. Piza-Taylor, from Binghamton, says she will return to Boston to run again in this year's Marathon, scheduled for later this month. Click on *VIDEO* to listen to the full interview with the local runner.

Chief Deputy Beatty earns top honor from state sheriffs for career achievement
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:35:24 GMT

LOCKPORT – Niagara County Sheriff’s Chief Administrative Deputy Thomas C. Beatty is known for working behind the scenes to get things done. But he recently found himself in the spotlight as he received the state’s top award for career achievement.

'Emotionally distressed' man in custody after mall, hotel incidents
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:17:44 GMT

A man who caused a disturbance at the Arnot Mall and the nearby Hampton Inn late this morning has been taken into custody. He was taken into custody at the Hampton Inn following a response by New York State Police and the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office.

Gun scare at school, three teens arrested
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:20:55 GMT

Chemung County, N.Y. (WBNG Binghamton) A school was on lockdown Thursday morning for the report of a gun.