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September 26, 2016

Prescription Drug “Take Back” Event Sponsored by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office

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The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Nationwide prescription Drug “Take Back” Initiative on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Chemung County residents are being encouraged to turn in their expired and unused prescription medications for proper disposal. Residents are asked to keep the medications in their original container …

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September 26, 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for Chemung County Residents

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Chemung County’s Fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 15, 2016. The event is FREE and for Chemung County residents only. Pre-registration is required by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County at 607-734-4453, beginning Monday September 26th through Thursday, October 13th (with the exception of Columbus Day), 9am-4pm. REGISTRATION ENDS ON Thursday, OCTOBER 13th AT …

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September 21, 2016

Governor Cuomo Announces $58 Million Transformation of Elmira Corning Regional Airport

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today awarded $40 million to Elmira Corning Regional Airport to activate the airport’s $58 million transformation. The new airport is a welcoming front door to the Southern Tier with expanded capacity for passenger growth, an improved passenger experience, and enhanced security. The main pillars of the design include increasing the airport’s passenger space by 25 percent …

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September 16, 2016

Chemung County Residents Needed to Test Emergency Management App

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The Chemung County Office of Fire and Emergency Management is asking all residents and people who work in Chemung County to download the agency’s free mobile application for an upcoming test. The app will alert the public during an emergency such a flood, storm or hazardous materials release, and will supply the most current emergency information during such an event. On …

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