(Albany, NY) - Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend, whose district includes Tioga and Chemung counties in New York State, has joined his legislative colleagues and local highway superintendents to demand Gov. Kathy Hochul to increase local road and bridge aid. The group is fighting with... Read More.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) has called Gov. Tom Wolf’s Transportation Funding Commission’s recommendations "ill-timed and short-sighted" given the federal discussion on transportation infrastructure funding and Pennsylvania’s stagnant economic recovery. The Transportation Funding Commission was formed by Wolf in March... Read More.
New York State Police and local law enforcement will be increasing patrols to target speeding from today to through August 8. According to preliminary data from the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research at the University at Albany's... Read More.
HARRISBURG – Republican representatives Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/ Sullivan/ Susquehanna) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/ Bradford/ Potter) joined a majority in the state House on Friday in adopting a $39.78 billion budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year that calls yfor no tax increase and increases education... Read More.
ELMIRA, N.Y. - Chemung Financial Corporation has announced its Board of Directors approved a dividend increase of $0.05 per share, equal to a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share, payable on July 1, 2021, to common stock shareholders of record as of the... Read More.
Addiction services providers in the region will soon receive a much-needed boost of funding to support their critical work in addressing the opioid epidemic, thanks to a $1.48M grant from the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). The Mohawk Valley... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, of 52nd District that includes Tioga and Broome counties, issued this statement late Sunday in reaction to Democrats proposed budget for the next fiscal year: "Now that the $12.6 billion in federal aid helped eliminate nearly all of New York's $15... Read More.
VIDEO: Rep. Tina Pickett (R - Bradford /Sullivan /Susquehanna) watched Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for 2021-22 during a videotaped address last Wednesday. Pickett wants to know why Wolf would even mention a income tax increase in the midst of an economic-wrecking... Read More.
“Pennsylvania has not received enough doses to vaccinate the number of Pennsylvanians who need it, and that’s frustrating to all of us,” said Gov. Wolf. “The Trump Administration asked states to give more doses to more people, but the national stockpile was depleted.“It is... Read More.
ELMIRA, NY – Right now, many of our friends and neighbors across the Southern Tier are choosing between putting food on the table and paying bills, like rent and utilities. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is proud to be working alongside other... Read More.
Amid a pandemic when thousands of New Yorkers are unemployed and relying on government assistance, restaurants, bars and other small businesses struggle to meet payroll, taxes and pay basic bills, some have even closes, NYSEG wanted more money. Spectrum already raised its rates in... Read More.
A drive-thru testing clinic will be held in Bradford County to help contain the recent rapid increase in COVID-19 cases. Testing will be available daily through Wednesday, November 18 in the parking lot at the former K-Mart, 2900 Elmira St., Sayre, Pa. Up... Read More.