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October 27, 2016

Chemung County Unveils New Public Safety Radio Communication System


At a press conference held on October 26, Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli and Mark Cicora, Office of Fire and Emergency Management Director, joined by local fire department members, unveiled the recently completed Public Safety Radio Communication System. The $8.4M project was completed over a period of four years and will greatly enhance notification and emergency communications for all fire …

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October 26, 2016

Emhart Glass Moves into Former Sikorsky Building


Bucher Emhart Glass officially opened its new facility in the former Sikorsky building on Kahler Road. Two years ago, the glass manufacturing company was faced with the decision to put more money into their former facility on Sullivan Street in Elmira or move. “When you have a 50 year-old building, you can imagine. Let’s just leave it as, it was …

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October 18, 2016

Chemung County Takes The Lead to Combat Opioid and Heroin Crisis


Chemung County is taking a more proactive approach to the growing problem of opioid abuse by going beyond traditional law enforcement efforts. Sheriff Christopher Moss has announced a new program, Operation H.O.P.E., which stands for Heroin and Opioid Prevention Effort. The program will focus on helping jail inmates who abuse heroin and other opioids, along with an outreach effort to …

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October 9, 2016

Strange Urges County Residents To Sign Up For NY Alert


NY-ALERT IS A ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR ALL THE PUBLIC ALERTING NEEDS OF NYS MUNICIPALITIES & PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES. New York State developed NY-ALERT to serve as the authoritative gateway for sending and receiving warnings and alerts to the citizens of New York State during times of emergency. NY-ALERT provides a secure platform for the dissemination of emergency information during a crisis. …

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