Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 22, 2009


  (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number) 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.) 
 5790 Widewaters Parkway, DeWitt, New York
(Address of principal executive offices) 
(Zip Code) 

 (315) 445-2282
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On July 22, 2009, Community Bank System, Inc. announced its results of operations for the quarter ending June 30, 2009. The public announcement was made by means of a news release, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99 hereto.

The information in this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99 attached hereto, is being furnished under Item 12 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

The following exhibit is filed as a part of this report:
Exhibit No.                                           Description
99                                      Press Release, dated July 22, 2009


Pursuant to the requirements of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 Community Bank System, Inc.

Date: July 22, 2009
/s/ Mark  E Tryniski 
    Mark E. Tryniski, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director 
Date: July 22, 2009    /s/ Scott Kingsley
     Scott Kingsley, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer