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Elmira High School to host Mad City Money Event

On Friday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. all current Career and Financial Management students will be participating in a financial literacy simulation called Mad ...

Elmira High School students play financial literacy simulation

Career and Financial Management students at Elmira High School participated in a financial literacy simulation called Mad City Money, sponsored by Corning ...

Tight-knit Elmira girls lacrosse team achieves milestone season  Elmira Star-Gazette

Express girls lacrosse team earned first trip to Section 4 tournament in program's eighth season.

A fine nine: Elmira High seniors sign to compete at college level  Elmira Star-Gazette

Nine seniors from Elmira High School who will play at the college level were part of a combined signing ceremony.

NY high schools were ranked. How did your school fare?  Elmira Star-Gazette

U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of best public schools and while no area schools landed in the top 100 in New York, some made the list of ...

Chris Mattoon's gem keeps Elmira baseball team headed in right direction  Elmira Star-Gazette

Chris Mattoon's five-hitter helps push Express baseball team within three wins of clinching a sectional spot.

Two Corning rugby standouts sign to next level

It was a day to remember for the Corning rugby team.

School budgets: Know what's on the ballot before you vote  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Before heading out to vote for or against school budgets this year, take a look at what will be on the ballot. While no area proposed school budgets exceed the ...

Twin Tiers Sports Awards tickets now on sale

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - The Twin Tiers Sports Awards will return on June 27th at Elmira high school. Get your tickets now at Horseheads Beverage Center in ...

Public voices concerns over contamination at Elmira High School during community forum  Elmira Star-Gazette

The state Department of Health held a forum Thursday night at Elmira High School, fielding concerns from the public and explaining the next steps in addressing ...

FMG Radio provides hope and support for youth of Elmira; promotes musical creativity

Foundation Media Group is providing a place for the youth of Elmira to be musically creative.

Elmira Kiwanis looks to future as it celebrates centennial  Elmira Star-Gazette

It started with fewer than 100 members and watched its ranks more than double over the years. But like many *service* organizations, the Elmira Kiwanis Club has ...

Public meeting Thursday on Elmira High School health concerns  Elmira Star-Gazette

The New York State Department of Health will hold a public information meeting in the high school cafeteria to discuss ongoing safety concerns.

ALICE student safety training held at Elmira High School  KEZI TV

During this school-wide drill, kids will learn how to prepare for a threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter instead of the traditional.

Two Elmira High School students arrested, charged with making a Terroristic Threat

UPDATE (8:00 p.m.) Two Elmira High School students have been charge with making a terroristic threat in the wake of a school lockout Thursday, according to ...

Elmira High School presents RENT

Friday, March 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. Elmira High School will perform the play, RENT at the O'Dell theater. The students have also used this opportunity to partner ...

Toxic time bomb: Elmira High School pollution an urgent problem among NY's cleanups  Elmira Star-Gazette

A previous report by the Elmira Star-Gazette and community pressure brings urgency to toxic hazards at the high school.

Another public meeting on Elmira High School cleanup  Elmira Star-Gazette

State officials will hold a public information meeting Sept. 26 to update residents on cleanup efforts at the former industrial site.

DEC offers update on summer remediation projects at Elmira High School  Elmira Star-Gazette

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is now gearing up for the next phase of remediation at Elmira High School following a summer of cleanup ...

Hawks sweep on senior night - Sports  Corning Leader

CORNING - Corning celebrated its four seniors with a 7-0 sweep of Johnson City Thursday in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference tennis matchup."I was glad to ...

Local veteran receives degree from Elmira High School

Private First Class Marine and WWII Veteran Edward William Baron received his degree from Elmira High School nearly eight decades after enlisting in the ...

Two Elmira H.S. students accused of making threats to school, causing lockout  WENY-TV

Two Elmira High School students were arrested and arraigned for allegedly making threats to the Elmira High School.

Skilled to Work: Elmira students building a foundation for their future  KEZI TV

Students at Elmira High School are learning carpentry skills and construction basics -- and are earning college credits along the way.

Is Elmira High School safe? State agencies will address contamination questions  Elmira Star-Gazette

State officials will update the public on accelerated cleanup efforts at the former industrial site on Elmira's Southside.

Express wrestlers make it five straight at own tournament  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School had four individual champions to earn the team title at the Dave Buck Memorial Wrestling Tournament.

Best in the West: Elmira boys hold off Binghamton, clinch division title  Elmira Star-Gazette

Markel Jenkins had 20 points and 18 rebounds to lead Elmira to a division-clinching 58-48 win over Binghamton in boys basketball.

Bus carrying baseball team crashes in Elmira  KEZI TV

A bus carrying Elmira High School baseball players crashed into a tree shortly after leaving the high school Monday morning, fire officials said.

DEC offers update on Elmira High School cleanup

After years of discussion about the contamination at Elmira High School, something is finally being done about it.

Elmira High girls basketball star Kiara Fisher to miss season with shoulder injury  Elmira Star-Gazette

Syracuse University commit announced she will undergo shoulder surgery, keeping her out for 2018-19 high school season.

Elmira Express football finds formula for success while overcoming adversity  Elmira Star-Gazette

With a point-per-minute offense and a defense that has dominated during the postseason, there are times when Elmira High School's football team makes ...

More concerns about Elmira High School contamination  Elmira Star-Gazette

Residents will learn more Wednesday about planned environmental cleanup at the Elmira High School property, but in the meantime, a data analyst has come ...

Tuesday's high school scoreboard  Elmira Star-Gazette

High school results from February 4 and February 5.

Chemung County urges New York to expand Elmira High School cleanup  Elmira Star-Gazette

County lawmakers want the state to accelerate the cleanup of Elmira High School and do more work around adjacent neighborhoods.

Knife incident near Elmira's Parley Coburn school resolved quickly  Elmira Star-Gazette

An incident involving students at Parley Coburn Elementary School happened before school hours and off school grounds, school officials said.

Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic 2018 scores  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic basketball tournament will be held from Dec. 27 to 30 at Elmira High School and Ernie Davis Academy.

Young minds excel at Elmira High robotics tournament  Elmira Star-Gazette

STEM students from New York and Pennsylvania participated in the third annual VEX Robotics Competition at Elmira High School.

Craft Fair Benefits The Elmira H.S. Graduating Class  WENY-TV

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- There was plenty of seasonal excitement in the air at the Elmira High School Holiday Craft Fair. The annual craft fair saw dozens of ...

An initiative in the Elmira City School District is keeping students engaged — find out how  Elmira Star-Gazette

Students in all grades are willingly staying after class to participate in the Elmira City School District's community schools initiative.

Class AA girls semis: Express back in title game after strong defensive effort  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira held Horseheads without a field goal in the second quarter in a 63-41 win in a Section 4 Class AA girls basketball semifinal.

Girls soccer: With all-state talent gone, Elmira tries to stay at the top  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High girls soccer lost two players to graduation who combined to earn all-state status five times over the previous three seasons. Being without Kendra ...

Boys soccer: Express boasts offensive firepower after sectional runner-up finish in 2017  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira boys soccer team primed for more success after winning 10 games and advancing to Section 4 Class AA final.

Lansing Track and Field Wins Dual Meet  Lansing Star

Jumping right in after spring break, Lansing's varsity girls and boys track and field teams won their dual meet against Groton and Moravia. Held in.

Elmira High School to undergo more hazardous waste cleanup  Elmira Star-Gazette

The latest plan to remove contaminated soil from under the Elmira High School was met with skepticism and anger at an informational meeting packed with ...

Missing West Elmira girl found safe  Elmira Star-Gazette

A West Elmira teenager who was reported missing Friday was found Monday night in the City of Elmira.

Josh Palmer Tourney Day 3: Elmira girls, boys lose in semis  Elmira Star-Gazette

Comeback bids by both Elmira teams came up short Saturday night in semifinal action at the 20th annual Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic at Elmira ...

Health concerns at Elmira High School focus of meeting  Elmira Star-Gazette

Former Chemung County legislator Andy Patros will host a public meeting Thursday to look at possible health risks at the former industrial site.

Elmira High School graduation 2018

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Graduation season is upon us once again. Tonight, we watched as 320 students graduated from Elmira High School. They walked ...

Elmira High honors former coach Dave Buck by renaming its wrestling tournament  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira has changed the name of its annual wrestling tournament to honor former coach Dave Buck, who died in 2017.

HS Notebook: Andy Scott wins No. 300 at Horseheads  Elmira Star-Gazette

Andy Scott earns 300th career win at Horseheads; seniors from Elmira, Notre Dame, Corning sign with colleges.

Josh Palmer Classic: Nine reasons the tournament is so special as it celebrates 20 years  Elmira Star-Gazette

Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic will celebrate its 20th year with another four-day, 24-team basketball tournament.

WWII veteran receives honorary high school diploma  WENY-TV

In 1943, when Edward Baron was just 17 years old, he gave up the opportunity to graduate high school to serve in the Marines during World War II. There, he ...

How did it happen? The old/new Southside High School  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Star Gazette headline on October 23, 1974 read, “Students, teachers, parents agree, SHS is a 'sick' school.” Almost a year later on October 15, 1975, the ...

Elmira school district temporarily relocates district offices  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Elmira City School District has temporarily moved its administrative offices to the former George Washington School building at 430 W. Washington Ave. in ...

Elmira Heights woman with six suspensions on license charged in fatal accident  Elmira Star-Gazette

A bicyclist who was reportedly struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in the City of Elmira has died from his injuries, and another person faces multiple charges.

Josh Palmer Classic: Elmira advances to National Division semis for second straight year  Elmira Star-Gazette

For the second year in a row, the host school delivered a sparkling performance in the National Division quarterfinals of the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday ...

Buzz About You: Ernie Davis scholarship winners  Elmira Star-Gazette

Recent Elmira High School graduate Garret Andreine won the 30th annual Ernie Davis Scholarship award.

Ossining ends Elmira girls' season for third straight year in Class AA state tournament  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School's girls basketball team captured a third straight Section 4 Class AA title this season. On the flip side of repeat outcomes, for the third year in a ...

Late 3-pointer from Abdur-Razzaaq sends Ithaca boys past Elmira  Elmira Star-Gazette

A hot half of long-range shooting from Ithaca was capped by a winning 3-pointer from senior guard Ismail Abdur-Razzaaq with eight seconds left Thursday night ...

HS Notebook: Elmira, Horseheads girls team up again in fight against diabetes  Elmira Star-Gazette

Last season the Horseheads and Elmira girls basketball teams combined to raise more than $500 that went toward fighting juvenile diabetes. This season the ...

Elmira boys shut down unbeaten Owego in 60-38 victory  Elmira Star-Gazette

Make it 2-for-2 in stifling defensive efforts to start the season for the Elmira boys basketball team. After opening with a 91-44 road win over Vestal on Friday, the ...

Athlete of the Week; Siuslaw Vs Marshfield; JV Track Meet; Beavers Drop After 12  Coast Radio

The Sports Club, the Siuslaw news and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Junior Track standout Hannah Rannow as this week's Athlete of the Week. At Friday's ...

DEC will hold meeting on Elmira High School cleanup  Elmira Star-Gazette

The state Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public information meeting May 2 to discuss an expedited cleanup of industrial contaminants on ...

Elmira Express football sticks with what works  Elmira Star-Gazette

Two constants have remained for Elmira High School football. The Express runs the football and the Express wins games. Elmira will continue to focus on the ...

Girls basketball: Owego edges Elmira behind Kaci Donovan's 34 points  Elmira Star-Gazette

Kaci Donovan scored 34 points to lead Owego to a 69-67 win over Elmira, which was without injured star point guard Kiara Fisher.

H.S. Football: Elmira runs away from Horseheads  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Latshaw scores two TDs as Express wins second straight sectional title with 30-6 victory.

Daron Driscoll scores 24 as Elmira holds off Corning in boys basketball  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira escaped Friday night's Southern Tier Athletic Conference home encounter against a young Corning team still unbeaten, holding off the Hawks by a 58-49 ...

Elmira wrestlers repeat as Section 4 Division I champs  Elmira Star-Gazette

Jeremiah Cheatham punctuated a repeat team title for Elmira High School at the Section 4 Division I wrestling championships with a pin in the 285-pound final ...

Markel Jenkins helps power Elmira boys past Corning with 24 points, 15 rebounds  Elmira Star-Gazette

Basketball has largely turned into an up-and-down, 3-point shooting festival. Elmira High School senior Markel Jenkins is a reminder you can still put up points ...

Elmira boys erupt for 34-point quarter, roll past Union-Endicott  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira scored 54 points in the first half on its way to an 82-39 win over Union-Endicott in boys basketball.

Elmira girls clinch fourth straight STAC West title with fourth-quarter comeback vs. M-E  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira girls basketball team rallied from 14 points down to beat Maine-Endwell, 57-55, and clinch a fourth straight STAC West championship.

Developer seeks residential occupants for new downtown Elmira building  Elmira Star-Gazette

Upper floor apartments are almost ready for occupancy in a four-story West Water Street building seen as the centerpiece of downtown revitalization.

Zaria DeMember-Shazer's triple-double leads Elmira girls past Horseheads  Elmira Star-Gazette

Zaria DeMember-Shazer had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 13 blocked shots in Elmira's 42-30 win over Horseheads.

Monday's high school scoreboard  Elmira Star-Gazette

High school scoreboard for Monday, January 28, 2019.

Elmira history: 1919 suggestions included a new bridge, recreation and eyesore relief  Elmira Star-Gazette

Some of the things Elmira residents wanted a century ago never came to pass.

Damian Saks ready to tackle next opportunity as Corning-Painted Post athletic director  Elmira Star-Gazette

Damian Saks talks about taking over for Bill Pierce as Corning-Painted Post School District athletic director.

Quick start helps Elmira girls race past Binghamton in basketball  Elmira Star-Gazette

Balanced scoring and a quick tempo helped lead the Elmira girls basketball team to a 72-43 victory over Binghamton in Southern Tier Athletic Conference action ...

Josh Palmer Tourney Day 1: Elmira girls set for semifinal rematch with Cardinal O'Hara  Elmira Star-Gazette

Girls semifinal teams at the 20th annual Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic will come from four parts of New York state, with the host Elmira Express ...

Josh Palmer Classic day four: Virginia team wins National title; Elmira girls place third  Elmira Star-Gazette

St. Stephens/St. Agnes delivered a high-flying, high-energy performance Sunday night to cap four days of basketball at the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn ...

Presentation addresses toxic hazards at Elmira High School  WENY-TV

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Toxics Targeting President, Walter Hangs, says for more than twenty-five years of soil contamination, something needs to be done to ...

Elmira, O-M/Watkins Glen wrestlers earn tourney titles  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School earned its second invitational title of the season Saturday with a victory at the Oneonta Rotary Ross Cordell Wrestling Tournament.

Friday's high school scoreboard  Elmira Star-Gazette

BOYS BASKETBALL. Binghamton 68, Johnson City 59. Binghamton …. 20 10 13 25 — 68. Johnson City … 16 7 14 22 — 59. Binghamton: Isaiah Rogers 4 2-2 ...

Former Elmira prep stars Thomas, Garvin to play in Division II basketball tourneys  Elmira Star-Gazette

After all-state high school careers in Elmira, Zaria Thomas and Darius Garvin have helped their college teams advance to the Division II tournament.

Former Elmira High star Tyler Moffe elevates his game at Division II Mansfield University  Elmira Star-Gazette

Two-time Elmira High all-state pick Tyler Moffe is playing the best basketball of his college career this season for Mansfield University.

Elmira offers home improvement grants and loans to qualified residents  Elmira Star-Gazette

The city's Department of Community Development is offering funds to help low- and moderate-income property owners safe and sanitary.

Elmira High School health concerns: "A heavy area of pollution"  My Twin

Most people from Elmira know that the Elmira High School lays on top of what used to be a manufacturing company. However, questions linger about what that ...

Chemung County invites Amazon to build headquarters here  Elmira Star-Gazette

Now that Amazon has pulled out of a deal to locate a new headquarters in New York City, Chemung County officials send the company an invitation.

HS Volleyball: Owego rolls along with sweep; Express deals with key injury  Elmira Star-Gazette

Owego Free Academy's girls volleyball team is trying to remain atop the state. Meanwhile, the goal at Elmira High School is to become an annual contender ...

State police ID victim of Monday's Horseheads trailer fire  Elmira Star-Gazette

State police identified Michael Benjamin, 49, as the victim of a blaze at a trailer park in the Town of Horseheads.

The 'Home Team': Elmira volleyball's Kylie Lynch gets support, tips from dad  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Home Team is a new, recurring series that follows the at-home support systems behind Section 4 high school athletes across the Southern Tier. Do you ...

Boys basketball races in STAC West, IAC come down to final week  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira boys will try to wrap up STAC West championship at home against Binghamton while IAC championship pursuits enter stretch run.

Four Elmira High School seniors sign to play at next level  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School's footprint is about to grow quite a bit wider, with four senior student-athletes committing to college programs Thursday afternoon during a ...

Elmira High School students win Ernie Davis Scholarships

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The school year is coming to a close, but the legacy of Ernie Davis thrives as local students were awarded the Ernie Davis Memorial ...

Elmira High School Students take Different Approach to National School Walkouts  My Twin

"Talk it out, not walk out." That was the message Wednesday at Elmira High School as students and staff worked together on an initiative they say gets to the root ...

Two cities struggle with recession despite US boom  USA TODAY

Chemung County has seized a handful of empty buildings on Lake Street in Elmira for back taxes and will seek to redevelop the site for affordable housing.

Tuesday's high school scoreboard and IAC basketball standings  Elmira Star-Gazette

Scores from Tuesday, January 29 and Interscholastic Athletic Conference basketball standings.

Elmira residents form coalition to fight EHS contamination  WENY-TV

In a community meeting Monday night, residents say they're ready to begin the long fight towards cleaning up the Elmira High School.

Elmira junior Zaria DeMember-Shazer reaches 1,000 points in win over Ithaca  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School junior Zaria DeMember-Shazer reached 1,000 career points Friday night as the Express squeezed past Ithaca, 43-39, in Southern Tier ...

Ten who shaped the Elmira-area sports scene in 2018  Elmira Star-Gazette

A look at some of those who made an impact on sports in the Elmira area and beyond.

Chemung Hall induction a fitting tribute to shortened life of Brad Polk: Legare column  Elmira Star-Gazette

Former Elmira Notre Dame standout who died at age 21 was among those inducted into the Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame at Josh Palmer tournament.

Analyst claims DEC sat on report of industrial pollution at Elmira school site for 25 years  Elmira Star-Gazette

Data analyst Walter Hang said an environmental consultant produced a detailed report about industrial pollution at Elmira High School in 1988.

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