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  1. Chemung Financial Announces Quarterly DividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobeNewswire

    Chemung Financial Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per share, payable on April 1, 2015 to common stock shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 17, 2015. Chemung Financial Corporation is a $1.5 billion financial services holding company headquartered in Elmira, New York and operates 34 retail offices through its principal subsidiary, Chemung Canal Trust Company, a full-service community bank with full trust powers.


  2. Cops: Elmira man had 8 pounds of pot, stolen gun Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Steuben Courier

    An Elmira man is facing a felony drug charge after allegedly being caught with eight pounds of marijuana, a stolen firearm and a large sum of cash. William Rice, 53, was arrested Tuesday on a Superior Court warrant charging him with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a Class D felony, according to a news release from Lt.


  3. Twin Tiers Honor Flight launches fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... World War II and Korean War veterans. Korean War veterans Clairmont Ham, left, of Pine City, and Raymond Tanner, of Elmira, chat during a May 2014 Honor Flight tour of war memorials in Washington, D.C. Twin Tiers Honor Flight has launched a major ...


  4. Elmiran pleads guilty to filming teen's rape Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Steuben Courier

    An Elmira man who drugged and raped a runaway teenage girl - and filmed the crime - pleaded guilty Monday to a child pornography charge in federal court in Rochester. Shannon T. Lewis, 41, faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years and up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced May 27 for producing child pornography, according to a news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office.


  5. Can we get along? Residents, police look to build trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... to getting kids ready to leave. It's an ongoing issue that needs to be discussed." between officers and residents. In Elmira, monthly meetings began last May to improve relations between police and the community, particularly with black residents. ...


  6. Allison Williams defends her father: 'He cares so much about journalism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NJ.com

    ... wait until he's back on TV and I know many of you guys feel that way," Williams said. While Brian Williams grew up in Elmira, N.Y. and Middletown, in Monmouth County, Allison was raised in New Canaan, Conn. E! reports that because of her work ...


  7. Enquirer's Buchanan to retire; Green returns asaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Cincinnati.com

    ... and advertising at the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star. She was president and publisher of the Star-Gazette in Elmira, NY, in 1996 and The Idaho Statesman in Boise in 1999. Two years later she added group vice president title to her publisher role, ...


  8. New York Court Admits TrueAllele After Frye ChallengeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Business Wire

    ... rape. New York jurors heard TrueAllele testimony on DNA mixture evidence in the Casey Wilson serial rape trial (Elmira, NY) and the Lewis Swift homicide trial (Syracuse, NY); both defendants were convicted. Cybergenetics develops patented TrueAllele ...


  9. sportRecap_gonyuathleticsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Washington Square News

    ... team began its first United Volleyball Conference Crossover of the season with success, going 2-0 against host Elmira College and Vassar College. It took four sets for the Violets to defeat each opponent. After losing the first set to Elmira, NYU ...


  10. Tommy Hilfiger RTW Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Women's Wear Daily

    ... fabrics. The only thing egregiously out of place was the Patriots helmet Hilfiger held for his bow. As a boy from Elmira, N.Y., he had the right colors, wrong team. Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as ...


  11. Kathleen Ann KuhnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Medina Gazette

    Kathleen Ann Kuhn , 67, of Medina, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. Kitty was born July 3, 1947 in Elmira, New York, to the late John E. and Alice Mack.


  12. Suspect charged in case of missing Mark Twain plaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Steuben Courier

    Elmira police filed charges Tuesday against the man they say is responsible for stealing a bronze Mark Twain plaque from atop a monument at the famed author's gravesite in Woodlawn Cemetery. Daniel M. Ruland, 32, was charged with petit larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, both misdemeanors, police said at a press conference Tuesday at Elmira City Hall.


  13. Nancy C. Araujo, at 90, a resident of AttleboroRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Boston Herald

    Born, raised and educated in Elmira, N.Y., Mrs. Araujo was a 1943 graduate of Elmira Free Academy and a 1945 graduate of Elmira College. Mrs. Araujo was employed as the activities director at the former Old Colony Rest Home in Norton for 10 years.


  14. Did pet store owner want stolen Mark Twain plaque as wall ornament?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | SFGate

    What would possess someone to steal a bronze plaque of Mark Twain from his gravesite? Did the thief want to hang it on his wall? That's one possible motive suggested by a statement by the man whose tip led to the arrest of his best friend, Daniel M. Ruland, a 32-year-old pet store owner charged Tuesday with stealing the plaque from Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. "I know Daniel spends time in the cemetery looking for ghosts," Glen Hunt said in a witness statement reported by the Star-Gazette. "I have been in the cemetery several times with Daniel in the past, but he has never done anything destructive.


  15. On the Books: 'Hot Dudes Reading' Instagram account goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... edition sold 1,076 copies. The following week, it sold 3,084 copies. ( Publisher's Weekly ) Daniel M. Ruland of Elmira, N.Y., has been arrested in the theft of Mark Twain's plaque from his grave. The plaque of the famed author was reported missing ...


  16. Elmira man charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Steuben Courier

    An Elmira man has been indicted for attempted murder in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting outside a bar on the city's eastside. Anthony Swain, 20, was indicted by a Chemung County grand jury and charged with second-degree attempted murder, as well as second-degree assault, first-degree criminal use of a firearm, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.


  17. Plans for Big Flats indoor soccer venue droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Steuben Courier

    About a year ago, representatives of the Elmira-based Soaring Capital Soccer Club unveiled plans to build a 100,000-square facility with a full-size turf soccer field in an 18-acre field on Sing Sing Road, just off Interstate 86, Exit 50 near the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport. The facility would have provided year-round practice and game space for the Soaring Capital Soccer Club's 25 teams, and allow the club to host travel soccer tournaments with teams from all over the state.


  18. Arrest made in theft of Mark Twain plaque from NY gravesiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Star-Telegram.com

    A 32-year-old man has been charged with stealing a bronze likeness of author Mark Twain from a cemetery in upstate New York. Elmira police held a news conference Tuesday to announce the arrest of Daniel Ruland.


  19. Police arrest Elmira man, 32, in Twain plaqueaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Police arrest Elmira man, 32, in Twain plaque theft Elmira police say an arrest has been made in theft of bronze plaque of Mark Twain Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1Df39zU Elmira police have arrested Daniel M. Ruland, 32, of Elmira, and charged him with the theft of the bronze plaque of Mark Twain from a monument at Woodlawn Cemetery. On Friday, just before midnight, police said they made contact with occupants of a vehicle leaving Ruland's residence and said the plaque was recovered from the vehicle.


  20. Arrest made in theft of Mark Twain gravesite plaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | SFGate

    The plaque of Mark Twain was reported stolen from his gravesite on Jan. 2. An arrest has been made in the theft of the Mark Twain plaque that was stolen from his gravesite in upstate New York last month. Daniel M. Ruland, 32, of Elmira, N.Y., was charged with stealing the 15-pound bronze plaque, which police said was recovered from a vehicle leaving his residence late Friday night.


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