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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 ...



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

Four individual champions helped carry the Elmira wrestling team to a fifth consecutive team title at its own tournament Saturday night at Elmira High School.



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

Express improved to 3-0 with a 58-49 home victory over Corning.



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.



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.



Horseheads' Maurice Rankins Jr. captures Ernie Davis Award; three win Joel Stephens Award  Elmira Star-Gazette

Maurice Rankins Jr. of Horseheads, Wyatt Brower of Watkins Glen/O-M, Wrett Brower of WG/O-M and Adam Zingler of Corning won coveted awards.



Gallery: Owego at Elmira boys basketball high-school | Yesterday  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira was a 60-38 winner over Owego in boys basketball Dec. 11, 2018 at Elmira High School.



Elmira's Reese & Simmons Make College Plans  MyTwinTiers.com

Two Elmira Express athletes signed their national letters of intent on Monday at Elmira High School.



Arctic League 2018 donors  Elmira Star-Gazette

A partial list of 2018 Arctic League donors. Send donations to the Arctic League Inc., P.O. Box 113, Elmira, NY 14902. Or go to arcticleague.com for locations to ...



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.



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 ...



Four finalists for 2018 Ernie Davis Award revealed  Elmira Star-Gazette

Winner will be either Edison's Nick Paribello, Elmira's Max Temple, Notre Dame's Kyreese Fisher or Horseheads' Maurice Rankins Jr.



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.



Kiara Fisher and high school hoops will miss each other a great deal: Andrew Legare column  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Season-ending surgery for Elmira girls basketball star Kiara Fisher will keep her off the court.



Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame selects class of 2018  Elmira Star-Gazette

Among the 11 inductees into the Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame for 2018 are one of Elmira's top running backs, a two-time state champion in girls ...



Jillian Casey leads record 3-point barrage for Horseheads girls basketball team  Elmira Star-Gazette

Jillian Casey connected on nine 3-pointers and scored a career-high 38 points Monday night as the Horseheads girls basketball team set a school record for ...



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

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 ...



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

Students, faculty and area residents concerned about lingering industrial contamination at Elmira High School will have another opportunity to get an update on ...



Public information session for Elmira High School clean-up efforts  MyTwinTiers.com

A public information session will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at Elmira High School for an update on the ongoing clean-up efforts for the former Sperry ...



world aids day  MyTwinTiers.com

In 1988, Dr. Jonathan Mann created World Aids Day. Now, 30 years later, it is still celebrated world wide. December 1st marks World Aids Day every year, and in ...



DEC offers update on Elmira High School cleanup  MyTwinTiers.com

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



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 ...



WENY News - Elmira's Annual Tree Lighting Celebration  WENY-TV

Thanksgiving is still a couple of days away but, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas across the Twin Tiers.



World AIDS Day celebration at the Steele Memorial Library  MyTwinTiers.com

The Chemung County Sexual Health Task Force is asking the community to join them in their annual commemoration of World AIDS Day at the Steele Memorial ...



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

State officials meet with the public on the next phase of controversial cleanup at Elmira High School.



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.



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 ...



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.



State will update the public this month on Elmira High School cleanup  Elmira Star-Gazette

Persistent environmental concerns at Elmira High School will be front and center again June 14 when state officials hold an update on cleanup efforts.



Juveniles arrested in threatening phone calls to Elmira High School  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School was on lockout Thursday after threatening phone calls allegedly made by two juveniles, who were arrested.



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

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 News) - Most people from Elmira know that the Elmira High School lays on top of what used to be a manufacturing company. However ...



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.



DEC challenges claim about risks at Elmira High School  Elmira Star-Gazette

State officials call claims by environmental data analyst Walter Hang that contamination on school grounds is worse than thought "fear mongering."



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.



Elmira residents fire back at DEC for Elmira High School toxins  My Twin Tiers.com

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 News) - Tensions were high at a public meeting between residents and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, ...



Buzz About You: Houghton book highlights Corning women  Elmira Star-Gazette

Former Corning Glass Works Chairman and Congressman Amo Houghton releases a book on the history of women in Corning.



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 ...



Analyst: Data refutes DEC claim there is no risk of exposure to toxins at Elmira High School  Elmira Star-Gazette

An environmental data analyst who has been studying documents related to industrial contamination at Elmira High School said those records show the state is ...



Elmira High School graduation 2018  MyTwinTiers.com

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 ...



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 ...



Answers to cleanup efforts at Elmira High School?  Spectrum News

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- Neighbors in Elmira are finally getting answers to progress on cleanup efforts at the high school. State DEC and health official invited people to ...



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.



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

"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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Survey says Southern Tier high school contaminated  Spectrum News

Environmental advocates claim a survey of Elmira High School showing contaminants has been hidden for nearly three decades. Toxics targeting president ...



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.



Elmira High School bands sweep competition with multiple victories  My Twin Tiers.com

The bands placed first, twice, and won best band overall.



Gallery: Elmira High School boys soccer preseason practice  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Elmira High School boys soccer team practices Aug. 17 at Marty Harrigan Athletic Field at Ernie Davis Academy. Subscribe Now. by Taboolaby Taboola.



Rachel's Challenge returns to Elmira  MyTwinTiers.com

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Elmira City School District announces that on September 11, Rachel's Challenge is returning to Elmira to address school ...



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 ...



Elmira High School students win Ernie Davis Scholarships  MyTwinTiers.com

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 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 ...



Twin Tiers Comic-Con returns to Elmira with artists, cosplay and more  Elmira Star-Gazette

Twin Tiers Comic-Con will return to Elmira this weekend at a new venue: Elmira High School. The event, organized by Page One Entertainment, has been billed ...



Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic 2018 schedule  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.



Gallery: Elmira High girls soccer preseason practice  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Elmira High School girls soccer team practices Aug. 16 at Ernie Davis Academy's Marty Harrigan Athletic Field. Subscribe Now. by Taboolaby Taboola.



Elmira defense steps up as Express improves to 4-0 with win over Corcoran  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira produced more than 400 yards rushing and limited Corcoran to less than 100 yards of offense in a 30-8 victory.



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.



Elmira residents form coalition to fight EHS contamination  WENY-TV

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- In a community meeting Monday night, residents say they're ready to begin the long fight towards cleaning up the Elmira High School.



Elmira High School Band Sweeps First Place, Orchestra Earns Second, in N.J. Competition  WENY-TV

JACKSON, N.J. (WENY) – Elmira High School students who are part of the band and orchestra won big in Jackson, New Jersey over the weekend.



Elmira native, UConn linebacker Eli Thomas hospitalized after suffering stroke  Elmira Star-Gazette

The school issued a statement Monday saying the 220-pound junior had the stroke Wednesday prior to a weightlifting session.



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.



Chemung County will provide four more resource officers for Elmira elementary schools  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Chemung Sheriff's Office struck a deal with the Elmira City School District to provide school resource officers for four elementary schools.



Former Elmira Free Academy star Nick Weiermiller named Elmira Notre Dame boys hoops coach  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira Notre Dame has turned to one of the top players in recent Elmira high school history to coach its boys varsity basketball team. Nick Weiermiller, a former ...



Elmira soccer teams clinch STAC West titles on same day  Elmira Star-Gazette

A few hours apart and about 70 miles away from each other, the Elmira High School boys and girls soccer teams clinched Southern Tier Athletic Conference ...



Buzz About You: Elmira senior is national merit scholarship finalist  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School senior Tallulah Keeley-LeClaire was among the finalists selected from 1.6 million entries.



Firm claims air at EHS is contaminated  WENY-TV

A local environmental database firm says the contamination at the Elmira High School (EHS) is more than just in the ground. This time, they say it's also in the ...



Unified Sports basketball creates smiles, changes cultures in Section 4  Elmira Star-Gazette

Seven teams in Section 4 have started Unified Sports teams, a part of Special Olympics, which bring together those with and without disabilities.



Elmira boys open soccer season with win over defending state champion Vestal  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High came out of the gates flying, scoring three first-half goals Saturday on its way to a 3-2 victory over defending Class A state champion Vestal in the ...



Girls soccer: Corning tries to make another run at sectional title  Elmira Star-Gazette

Hawks turn to senior leadership after falling one one short of Section 4 Class AA girls soccer crown in 2017.



Former Elmira Express star Eli Thomas earns starting nod for UConn football team  Elmira Star-Gazette

Eli Thomas' challenge-filled college football road is about to pay off with his first NCAA Division I game. The former Elmira Express star will suit up for UConn on ...



Environmental sins of the past haunt Southern Tier communities  Press & Sun-Bulletin

In 1977, the Elmira School District paid one dollar for an abandoned industrial site on which to build a new high school. Even at a buck, this was no bargain.



Vestal deals Elmira first loss behind 200-yard day from Matt Thrasher  Elmira Star-Gazette

Vestal senior Matt Thrasher was bottled up early by the Elmira defense. By the time the game ended, he was close to unstoppable as the Golden Bears handed ...



Elmira's First Arena, without hockey since Jackals left, may get Federal Hockey League team  Elmira Star-Gazette

Professional hockey may be making a return to Elmira if Chemung County officials are able to clinch a deal with someone who has a long history with the First ...



Express girls take aim at state power Ossining and final four berth  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira will meet state power Ossining in a rematch of last year's regional championship game.



ELITE 10: Kiara Fisher's court vision leads to buckets, victories for Elmira  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira sophomore point guard named Elite 10 Girls Player of the Year for 2017-18 season.



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 ...



Southside Elmira jeweler to close after seven decades  Elmira Star-Gazette

Criss Jewelry has been selling rings, watches and various other items from the same location for more than 70 years, but the family-owned business will close its ...



NYSDEC works to clear the air with EHS contamination problem  WENY-TV

Potential contamination on the grounds of the Elmira High School has been a concern for many in the area. On Thursday, they got a chance to talk with the ...



Corning elementary physical education falls short, according to state comptroller's audit  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Corning School District was found to be non-compliant with several state regulations about physical education classes for students.



Elmira's Johnny Beecher picked for USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game  Elmira Star-Gazette

Johnny Beecher one of 42 players selected to play in the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game.



Fisher flirts with quadruple-double as Elmira girls roll to semifinal win over Ithaca  Elmira Star-Gazette

Kiara Fisher had 20 points and 15 assists for defending champion Elmira in a 77-37 win in the Section 4 Class AA semifinals.



National anti-bullying program comes to Elmira school  Elmira Star-Gazette

Rachel's Challenge, named in honor of Columbine High School shooting victim Rachel Joy Scott, will be presented Thursday at Ernie Davis Academy.



Keeping Ernie Davis' history alive: How Elmira City Schools are teaching about his legacy  My Twin Tiers.com

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Ernie Davis, he is a name synonymous with Elmira. The legendary football player grew up in this city and attended the city schools.



Elmira school outcry shows public stake in polluted sites; also Binghamton, Ithaca areas  Press & Sun-Bulletin

After an emotional public meeting this week about the extent and remedy of hazardous chemicals at Elmira High School, polluted sites in Tompkins and Broome ...



Legare: A long day of baseball for Horseheads and Elmira  Elmira Star-Gazette

Horseheads and Elmira baseball teams meet under the lights after posting victories earlier in the day.



EPA public meeting Thursday on Elmira Heights Superfund site  Elmira Star-Gazette

The Environmental Protection Agency will brief residents Thursday on cleanup efforts at the former Facet Enterprises Superfund site in Elmira Heights.



Notre Dame earns first eight-man victory  Elmira Star-Gazette

Kyreese Fisher scored four touchdowns and accounted for 264 yards of total offense as Elmira Notre Dame earned its first eight-man football victory, 48-14, ...



Burglary suspects lead Corning police on chase  Elmira Star-Gazette

Two men are charged with burglary and other counts after Corning police say they broke into a residence on Sunset Drive.



State education commissioner visits Elmira school  Elmira Star-Gazette

Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia got a first-hand look at the Elmira City School District's community schools program.



Elmira group raising money to help UConn football player Eli Thomas in stroke recovery  Elmira Star-Gazette

Friends of Eli formed to help Elmira native Eli Thomas, who suffered a stroke as a member of the UConn football team.



WENY News - School Budget Voting Locations  WENY-TV

School budget votes happening statewide Tuesday.



SportsTown Awards: For this athlete in Elmira, her biggest impact came off the field  KVAL

LANE COUNTY, Ore. - This year at the 3rd annual SportsTown Awards, a girl from Elmira is being awarded for her pure generosity.When you take a look at Millie ...



Elmira softball ace Bella Reese helps others through her own epilepsy battle  Elmira Star-Gazette

Bella Reese has created jewelry and other items to raise money for others who are dealing with epilepsy.



Your Turn: Merge Elmira, county administrations  Elmira Star-Gazette

We need to stop the false narrative — it prevents us from addressing real problems. Chemung County is not fighting with Elmira; we are fighting for Elmira.



School farms plant seeds of agriculture in students' futures  Capital Press

ELMIRA, Ore. — Ian Conners had zero farming experience before joining Elmira High School's Interact Club, which constructed a greenhouse and is working ...



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