Elmira/Corning Regional Airport

Southern Tier Council Gets Good Chunk of Latest Economic Development Awards

$82 Million Dollars awarded for Southern Tier Projects

Southern Tier Council Gets Good Chunk of Latest Economic Development Awards
(Albany)  The Southern Tier will get a big chunk of the latest round of regioinal economic grants.  $82 million of the $700 million dollar total from the latest round of grants is headed this way.  The Southern Tier also got the award for Top Performer. 
     The money will help to expanding health care programs, job training, and tourism programs in the region.
     Three and a half million dollars will go to the community revitalization fund to encourage private investment in local downtowns and neighborhoods.  Elmira College will get more than two million dollars for the Cowles Hall Science Center Project.
    Click here for the complete list of awards by region.