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Petitions filed for anti-Common Core ballot line
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:18:16 -0700

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.

In Hornell, fiery Astorino blasts Cuomo's record
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:33:54 -0700

HORNELL — Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino took aim at current Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo and his record at a campaign rally in downtown Hornell Friday.A crowd of approximately 60 people gathered to meet and greet the fiery Westchester County Executive and his running mate, Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss at the event hosted by Hornell GOP Chairman John Buckley. Also ...

Town to take over care of Sperr Park
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:32:26 -0700

BIG FLATS | The Town of Big Flats has entered an agreement with Chemung County to take over stewardship of Sperr Park. The agreement awaits approval by the Chemung County Legislature.

Lieutenant governor candidate tells local residents he supports ag, is against the SAFE Act and Common Core
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:11:37 -0700

Chris Moss, running for lieutenant governor, made three campaign stops in Genesee County on Tuesday, starting with Batavia Turf Farms, where he got a look at a natural roof covering that Batavia Turf/CY Farms grows for a company in France, Vegitel. In the photo above, Moss, in the dark suit on the left, talks with local farmers while standing on flats filled with sedum plants. Craig Yunker, CEO ...

Moss Demands Explanation About Cuomo Ethics Disbandment
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:12:15 -0700

Chemung County Sheriff and Lieutenant Governor candidate Chris Moss is demanding Governor Andrew Cuomo explain why he disbanded a state ethics investigation commission. The Moreland Commission, which was put together last year to help weed out corruption in the state, took center stage late last week after the New York Times did a lengthy article on the Governor allegedly trying to control some ...

Astorino plans Hornell campaign stop Friday
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:43:00 -0700

HORNELL — Current two-term Westchester County executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino plans a campaign stop in Hornell on Friday.

Sheriff Moss Criticizes Cuomo Over Disband of Moreland Commission
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:06:23 -0700

In the wake of questions surrounding Governor Cuomo's disbanding of the Moreland Commission -- the group he set up to investigate corruption in Albany - the GOP's Lieutenant Governor candidate hit Cuomo on the issue of ethics in Binghamton Tuesday. Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss spoke outside the Broome County Courthouse about cleaning up Albany. Moss has been a sheriff for 25 years and said ...

Federal funds: Palmer's Pond dam slated for study
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:42:58 -0700

A dam in the town of West Almond will have its condition monitored after the federal government approved some $6.1 million for dam rehabilitation and safety checks in New York state.

Elmira Civil War POW camp exhibit opens this week
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:18:47 -0700

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) - A new exhibit examining the yearlong history of Elmira's Civil War prison camp is opening this week. The exhibit, "So Far From Home: Life in Elmira's Confederate Prison Camp," opens Thursday evening at the Chemung County Historical Society in Elmira.

Astorino, Moss unveil 10-point ethics plan
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:23:41 -0700

(WKTV) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, along with his running mate Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss, embarked on a four-city tour Monday to speak about their 10-point ethics reform plan.