DEWITT, N.Y. - Community Bank System Inc. and Chase Manhattan Corp. have pushed back the latest possible closing date for Community Bank's purchase of 15 Chase branches and $459 million of deposits in upstate New York.

The new deadline is July 31, but an amended agreement would also allow an additional month if regulatory approval is delayed by a Community Reinvestment Act protest filed by Bronx-based Inner City Press/Community on the Move.

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