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Chemung County Transit Rebranding Planned

Posted November 1, 2011

Over the past few months, Chemung County Transit has worked with Riger, a marketing and communications company in Binghamton, to create a new name, logo, and slogan. Coordinated by mobility manager, Tina Hager, a rebranding committee directed Riger staff to create a name that will be shorter and easier for riders to remember and a logo that is visually appealing.

Chamber Invites Nominations for ATHENA Award

Posted October 24, 2011

The ATHENA Award celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community and recognizes those who support them.

A Taste of the Finger Lakes Featured at Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Event

Posted October 21, 2011

When the Kennedy Center of Washington, DC presents the 14th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 23, there will be a small, but meaningful, link to Finger Lakes Wine Country at the festivities.

Chamber Invites Nominations for Partners in Education Award

Posted October 11, 2011

The Partners in Education Award was developed to promote the collaboration of Business and Education.  As such, the award will celebrate outstanding efforts of a teacher or other school system staff member who is working toward this cooperative objective in a remarkably creative yet constructive way, on behalf of the students and the community. 

CVS Distribution Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Posted September 29, 2011

A few years ago, it was nothing more than 300 acres of marshy farmland. Today, it’s the epicenter of regional activity for the country’s leading retail pharmacy.

Gillibrand, Schumer Announce $8.5M for Elmira Corning Regional Airport

Posted September 15, 2011

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand recently announced that Elmira Corning Regional Airport is set to receive $8,556,627 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds to extend the runway and parallel taxiway at the airport.

State Sen. Tom O'Mara Column: "The Labor of Rebuilding"

Posted September 15, 2011

The aftermaths of Hurricane Irene, likely to be among the top 10 costliest natural disasters in American history, and, now, Tropical Storm Lee remain devastating.

DEC, Regional Economic Development Council Invite Input

Posted September 9, 2011

The Regional Economic Development Council of the Southern Tier, in conjunction with Binghamton University Continuing Education and Outreach (CEO) office, wants to learn how you feel about economic development issues.

Congressman Tom Reed Visits Anchor Glass

Posted August 31, 2011

ELMIRA HEIGHTS -- Anchor Glass provides the glass bottles for some of the most recognizable food and beverage companies in America like Sam Adams, Mike's Hard Lemonade and Mott's Applesauce. But even with such a large client base, there are still concerns for the company.

Local Manufacturers in Talks to Share Employees

Posted August 22, 2011

Sikorsky Aircraft workers in Big Flats who are being laid off may be getting some help from another local manufacturer.

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