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"Twin Tiers Treasures" Highlights Elmira as Twain Scholar Destination

Posted March 12, 2013

Many Twin Tiers residents know about the Mark Twain Study and Quarry Farm, and their connection to Samuel Clemens’ years in Elmira.

Guest Viewpoint: Chamber of Commerce Sees Optimism Ahead

Posted February 26, 2013

Some things never change. The remarkable resiliency which has characterized the community for generations was called upon in 2012, and the collective response of the community to some hefty challenges is what justifies Chamber of Commerce optimism for the new year.

Local Housing Market Continues to Rise

Posted January 18, 2013

Home sales and prices are poised to continue to rise throughout 2013 and extend the recovery that began last year, marking the end of a five-year slump brought on by the burst of the housing bubble.

N.Y.S. Representatives React to "Fiscal Cliff" Legislation

Posted January 2, 2013

WASHINGTON — The House voted late Tuesday to approve a Senate-passed compromise bill to avert the “fiscal cliff” of tax increases and spending cuts. The vote was 257-167 with all but one of New York's House Republicans voting in favor of the bill.

Southern Tier Awarded $91M In Development Funding Through State Initiative

Posted December 19, 2012

UPDATE (12/19/12): Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $738 million has been awarded through Round Two of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

U.S. Coins Honoring Twain to Benefit Elmira College's Center for Twain Studies

Posted November 26, 2012

Mark Twain could coin a phrase. Now, the government is going to coin his legacy.

Chemung County Budget Proposal Calls for No Property Tax Rate Increase

Posted November 12, 2012

Elmira – Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli unveiled his proposed 2013 Budget which will hold the line on the County property tax rate for the eighth straight year.

Healthcare Focus of Local Congressional Debate

Posted November 2, 2012

Education, federal spending, jobs, the farm bill, natural gas development and bipartisanship were some of the issues tackled Thursday by the candidates for the newly drawn 23rd Congressional District.

Important Chamber Member Notice: Access to Online Directory Available

Posted October 25, 2012

All main contacts of Chamber member organizations have been e-mailed their personal username and password for updating their business profile via the Chamber's website.

Chamber Accepting Annual Award Nominations

Posted October 3, 2012

The Chemung Chamber's Annual Awards Breakfast has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 4th, 2012.

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