Chemung County

Chemung County, New York

PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902
Phone: (607) 737-2920
Fax: (607) 737-2897

On central southern border of NY, southwest of Syracuse; organized Mar 29, 1836 from Tioga County. Name Origin: For a former Seneca village near the town of Chemung. The name means 'big horn.'

Area (sq mi):: 410.79 (land 408.17; water 2.62) Population per square mile: 219.30
Population 2005: 89,512 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 -4.30% Population 2000: 91,070 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,264; median household $36,415; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,350-$24,349
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elmira County seat (30,073)

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    EkoStinger Inc., a manufacturer of tractor trailer aerodynamics, this week opened an 8,000-square-foot facility at Elmira Corning Regional Airport in Chemung County. The facility employs six staffers.
    It is a state-chartered bank with six offices in Chemung County, NY; three offices in Tompkins County, NY; two offices in Steuben County, NY; one office in Cayuga County, NY; one office in Schuyler County; and a loan center in Broome County, NY.
    With USD569.6m in total assets, Elmira Savings Bank serves as an FDIC -insured state-chartered bank with six offices in Chemung County, New York; three offices in Tompkins County, New York; two offices in Steuben County, New York; one office in Cayuga County, New York; one office in Schuyler County; and a loan centre in Broome County, New York.
    According to Chemung County officials, several routes and roads have been closed in the region and the emergency management agency advised residents to leave areas that have a history of flash flooding.
    The District includes most of Chemung County, all of Tioga County, and the Town of Maine in Broome County.
    My invitations ranged throughout upstate New York (Roberson Center for the Arts, DeWitt Museum, Chemung County Historical Society, Schweinfurth Memorial Art
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    Moss, Chemung County (N.Y.) sheriff and president of NYSSA.
    Coming Community College (N.Y.) announced that Deborah Dunbar, an assistant professor of business administration and computing, has been awarded the Chemung County Council of Women's "Woman of Achievement Award for 2013," recognizing her as making a significant contribution to the achievement of women and her community.
    Absolute liability is imposed upon owners and contractors who violate the statute by failing to provide or erect necessary safety devices for the protection of workers exposed to elevation-related hazards, and where such failure is a proximate cause of the accident (see Rocovich v Consolidated Edison Co., 78 NY2d at 513; Bland v Manocherian, 66 NY2d 452, 459; Zimmer v Chemung County Performing Arts, 65 NY2d 513, 521; Henry v Eleventh Ave., L.P., 87 AD3d 523, 524).