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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.

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.

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.

Clemens Center Selected as 9/11 Exhibit Location

Posted August 15, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York State Museum, and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum recently announced the locations for thirty "New York Remembers" exhibitions that are being organized as part of a statewide recognition of the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Gillibrand Aims to Make Newtown Battlefield a National Park

Posted August 4, 2011

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced legislation to begin the process of making the Newtown Battlefield National Historic Landmark a National Park. As the site of a critical victory for the Continental Army during the American Revolution, the Newtown Battlefield is an important historic and cultural landmark for the people of Chemung County and New York State.

State Sen. Tom O'Mara Column: "Making Hard Work Pay Off"

Posted July 26, 2011

Now comes what just might prove the toughest and most important job of all: turning around the upstate economy.

Property Tax Cap Roundup

Posted July 19, 2011

Just 10 miles south of the parking lot at National Pipe & Plastics sits Pennsylvania, where the average resident pays 60 percent of the property taxes New Yorkers pay.

Report: Elmira-Corning Generates Most Economic Activity of Upstate Airports

Posted July 11, 2011

The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is responsible for generating more annual economic activity than all but two other airports in New York state, according to a government report.

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