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Updated Oct 14, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Two key provisions of the state’s new "Young Farmers NY" initiative have been enacted, according to Sen. Tom O’Mara, R-Big Flats.The "Young Farmers NY" initiative was part of the 2014-15 state budget passed this spring,  and includes a series of incentives to get more young people involved in farming. O’Mara, who served on the state Senate’s Agriculture Committee, was a co-sponsor.Two of those incentives are now...

Updated Sep 5, 2014 at 6:52 PM

PENN YAN | U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand had a lot to say about the response from insurance companies to the May flooding in Yates County when she visited The Arc of Yates Friday afternoon. Not much of it was good."It’s...

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 6:04 PM

The long saga of the proposed LPG storage facility on Seneca Lake took another turn Tuesday, with the state Department of Environmental Conservation announcing a new step in its five-year review of the project.

Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

The demolition of the old Guthrie Corning Hospital, a new tenant for the former Sikorsky plant in Big Flats and major upgrades at Watkins Glen International are among the key local projects seeking state economic development funding this year.

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 4:10 PM

ELMIRA | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has some more explaining to do after being accused of interfering with and then abruptly disbanding the commission he created to weed out corruption, lieutenant governor candidate Christopher Moss said...

Updated Jun 29, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Upstate Brewing in Horseheads is looking to expand its brewing operation and build a new tap room.The Town of Horseheads’ planning board will review site plans for the expansion when it meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The...

Updated Jun 28, 2014 at 2:45 PM

WATKINS GLEN | Last year, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Watkins Glen International and took his 1975 Corvette around the track during the NASCAR weekend. He left with quite an impression.Saturday, Cuomo returned to...

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