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"Age-Friendly Community" Survey Seeks Input

Posted November 6, 2013

The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care recently announced that Chemung County has been accepted as a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which will include an ongoing process to help older residents live rewarding, productive and safe lives, and to enhance the quality of life for all ages.

Chamber Backs NYS Constitution Amendment Authorizing Casino Gaming

Posted October 29, 2013

The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce strongly recommends that voters support Ballot Proposition #1 on November 5, 2013, and vote Yes to approve a New York State Constitution Amendment Authorizing Casino Gaming.

Important Chamber Member Notice: 2014 Community Profile Advertising Available

Posted October 15, 2013

The Chamber of Commerce will be publishing the 2014 Community Profile & Membership Directory in January 2014.

Chemung County Executive Voices Support for NYS Gaming Referendum

Posted October 8, 2013

ELMIRA – In response to the New York State Division of Budget's announcement [last week] of the estimated fiscal impact of the Upstate New York Gaming and Economic Development Act, Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli encourages voters to support the referendum to amend the New York State Constitution to permit gaming resorts which will be on the November 5, 2013 ballot.

Chamber Invites Nominations for ATHENA®, New Business, Partners in Education Awards

Posted September 16, 2013

The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce is currently inviting nominations for three awards.

Elmira Corning Regional Airport Offers New Flights

Posted September 9, 2013

At a press conference held today (9/9/13) Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli and Ann Crook, Elmira Corning Regional Airport’s Director of Aviation, announced United Airlines will begin twice-daily United Express service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning in February of 2014.

Sen. O'Mara's Online Petition to Save Elmira Psychiatric Center Gains Support

Posted August 5, 2013

An online “Join The Fight!” petition drive launched just over a week ago by State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) continues to rally public support for the Elmira Psychiatric Center (Elmira PC) and has now gained 1,000 supporters. 

Southern Tier Included in Upstate Gaming Economic Development Act

Posted August 1, 2013

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday that would create four upstate casinos, if approved by voters in November.

Leadership Chemung Program Now Accepting 2013-2014 Applications

Posted July 10, 2013

The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 session of its Leadership Chemung program until Monday, August 19th.

Congressman Tom Reed Visits with Local Small Business Leaders

Posted July 2, 2013

HORSEHEADS — Local small business leaders spoke to U.S. Rep. Tom Reed Monday at a meeting at Seneca Beverage in Horseheads.

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