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

The state Department of Health held a forum at Elmira High School to field concerns for the public and explain what the next steps may be.

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.

State health department holds public meeting at Elmira High School

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - UPDATE: The NYS Health Department held a public meeting Thursday night to talk about health concerns connected to the soil and air ...

Elmira High School hosts VEX Robotics Competition for NY, PA schools  Elmira Star-Gazette

Jordan Gillette, Brennan Mann and Samantha Gillette, students at Harpursville High School, during the Elmira Express VEX Turning Point, held on Saturday, ...

Elmira High School will host robotics tournament  Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira High School will host more than 250 middle- and high-school students, and their mentors from across New York and Pennsylvania for the Express VEX ...

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.

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.

Tuesday's high school scoreboard  Elmira Star-Gazette

High school results from February 4 and February 5.

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.

Seton Catholic and Norwich advance to STAC Championships  WBNG-TV

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The STAC Semifinals took center stage in the Southern Tier on Wednesday night. The boys from Seton Catholic defeated Elmira at ...

Monday's high school scoreboard  Elmira Star-Gazette

High school scoreboard for Monday, January 28, 2019.

UPDATE: Missing West Elmira teen found safe  Elmira Star-Gazette

The 15-year-old girl had been missing since Friday, but several sightings led police to her location late Monday.

Photo gallery from Binghamton at Elmira boys basketball  Elmira Star-Gazette

Photos from the Elmira boys basketball team's 58-48 win over Binghamton on Feb. 5, 2019 at Elmira High School.

High Schools: STAC, IAC hoops schedules changed because of weather  Elmira Star-Gazette

Snow causes STAC and IAC basketball playoff schedules to be adjusted.

NYS Department of Health holds public meeting

Neighbors turned out to hear what the state had to say about the soil contamination found at a local high school.

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.

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.

Photo gallery from Maine-Endwell at Elmira girls basketball  Elmira Star-Gazette

Photos from Maine-Endwell at Elmira girls basketball Jan. 28, 2019 at Elmira High School.

HS Basketball: Seton CC boys repeat as STAC champions  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seton Catholic Central turned a two-point halftime difference into a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter's opening minute Friday on the way to a 60-43 victory over ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Ithaca, Odessa-Montour, Campbell-Savona capture team titles at Elmira swim invite  Elmira Star-Gazette

Ithaca High junior Carter Anderson had a productive day both from an individual and team standpoint Saturday during the 37th annual John Beecher Boys ...

Saints Go Marching Back To Basketball STAC Final  WICZ

Binghamton, N.Y. - Seton Catholic Central (16-4) defeated Elmira High School (13-6) on Wednesday night in the STAC semi-final. Senior Tommy Dempsey led ...

Friday Night STAC Championships Could Be Extra Special For Owego Basketball  WICZ

Owego, N.Y. - For most Section IV high school basketball teams the regular season is in the rear view mirror and all they're focusing on now is the post season.

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.

College Update: Corning graduate Jessica Lawson continues running success at Stanford  Elmira Star-Gazette

Updates on Jessica Lawson, Darius Garvin, Tyler Moffe, Elmira College hockey and Corning Community College basketball.

Tioga County native Kevin Hogan to lead 3 Southern Tier newsrooms  Ithaca Journal

The USA TODAY Network's news teams in Binghamton, Ithaca and Elmira have a new leader. Kevin Hogan, raised in Apalachin, has been promoted to ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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

The state departments of Health and Environmental Conservation will hold a public meeting June 14 to provide the latest on remediation at the school.

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."

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 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 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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two Elmira High School students were arrested and arraigned for allegedly making threats to the Elmira High School. After an ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Elmira High School bands sweep competition with multiple victories  My Twin

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

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.

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.

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.

Elmira boys basketball team shuts down Owego in 60-38 win  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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

Rachel's Challenge returns to Elmira

The Elmira City School District announces that on September 11, Rachel's Challenge is returning to Elmira to address school children and the community at ...

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 ...

Gallery: Owego at Elmira boys basketball High-school  Elmira Star-Gazette

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Gallery: 2018 Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic, day one  Elmira Star-Gazette

Photos from the first day of the 2018 Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic on Dec. 27, 2018 at Elmira High School.

Gallery: Diving at Elmira Invitational  Elmira Star-Gazette

Photos from the Elmira Boys Swimming and Diving Invitational on Jan. 18, 2019 at Ernie Davis Academy. Swimming was postponed until Jan. 26.

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

Senior forward had 24 points and 15 rebounds as Elmira beat Corning for the second time this season, 65-46.

Elmira's Reese & Simmons Make College Plans

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

Revisiting NY's toxic legacy: Our coverage sparks accelerated cleanup, calls for health study  Elmira Star-Gazette

A report in March in the Star-Gazette led to a resurgence in community engagement in Elmira. The lingering pollution isn't limited to Chemung County.

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.

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 ...

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.

Josh Palmer tournament: 20 years, 20 top players  Elmira Star-Gazette

A look at 20 players from outside the area who have helped shape the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic at Elmira High School.

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.

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.

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

Nick Weiermiller takes over for Bill Hopkins as boys basketball coach at Elmira Notre Dame.

High school sports scores and results for Monday  Elmira Star-Gazette

Scores and results from Section 4 athletic contests Dec. 17, 2018.

Tuesday's high school scores and results  Elmira Star-Gazette

Scores and results from Tuesday, January 9, 2019.

Boys soccer all-state: All-region choices Coleman, Sperduto among 14 picks from Section 4  Elmira Star-Gazette

Section 4 had 14 boys named to United Soccer Coaches all-state team for 2018 season, including all-region picks Noah Sperduto and Jack Coleman.

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.

Another big year for Josh Palmer Tournament

It was another big year for the Josh Palmer Fund Elmira Holiday Inn Classic High School basketball tournament.

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 ...

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