Elmira Downtown Holiday Parade canceled due to COVID-19

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-TV)- 18 News has learned the 64th annual Elmira Downtown Holiday Parade has been canceled due to COVID-19.

“While the safety of our community remains our top priority, this was still an incredibly tough decision to make because we look forward to this longstanding family tradition each year,” said Community Bank N.A. Vice President and District Manager Denise Allen. “Kicking off the holiday season with all our friends, family and neighbors is part of what makes this community so special and we can’t wait for 2021 when we can all celebrate the holiday season together again.”

On Tuesday Chemung County reported 139 active cases of COVID-19 and also reported its seventh COVID-19 death.

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