ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – UPDATE: 10:28 p.m. – In a statement from John Massey he said: “working with my constituents was like having a second family. Never was there an unkind word spoken to me in any fashion. I am going to miss them at City Hall. My heart goes out to the Fourth District of Elmira.”


18 News has learned from City Manager Mike Collins that the 4th District Councilman John Massey has resigned.

According to Collins, Massey’s resignation is due to personal reasons and is effective immediately.

Massey first joined the City Council in January of 2017.

This is a breaking story and 18 News will update as more information becomes available.