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Schumer in Cayuga County: ‘Dairy cliff’ ahead if federal program expires

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was in the Auburn-area on Wednesday warning that the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, a lifeline for Central New York dairy farmers faces expiration. This impending expiry threatens to ... more
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Cornell professor says expediting work docs for migrants coming to NY could help economy

Onondaga County officials have filed a lawsuit against New York City, Mayor Eric Adams, the NYC Commissioner of Social Services, and Candlewood Suites over the prospective transfer of asylum seekers from New York City. Additionally, ... more
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New York’s fast food industry has a ton of job openings: What does that mean for economy?

New York's fast food industry, notably McDonald's, is preparing to fill thousands of job openings this summer. McDonald's alone is reportedly looking to staff approximately 13,500 positions during the busy season, offering not just employment ... more
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BorgWarner delays Lansing closure for now: What’s next?

BorgWarner, a major manufacturer in Lansing, has announced a delay in the closure of one of its divisions, pushing back the initial late 2024 deadline to 2026. Earlier in the year, the company had notified ... more
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Seneca Energy wants to expand, but advocates are pushing back

Seneca Energy, an operator of a 17.6 megawatt facility in New York that transforms landfill methane into electricity and refined natural gas, is seeking to expand its operations. However, environmental groups including the Seneca Lake ... more
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What kind of impact do non-competes have on New York workers?

Next week, a public hearing led by State Senators Sean Ryan and Jessica Ramos will delve into the impact of non-compete agreements on workers and the labor market in New York. The hearing aims to ... more
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How can New York’s underperforming medical cannabis industry be bolstered?

New York state Senator Jeremy Cooney has introduced a bill aimed at revitalizing the state's underperforming medicinal cannabis industry and strengthening the emerging adult-use cannabis market. Amid a slow launch of businesses this year, Cooney's ... more
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Fashion retailer Dry Goods coming to Eastview Mall

Fashion-forward retailer Dry Goods has opened its first New York store at the Eastview Mall in Victor, announced by mall developer Wilmorite. Targeting young women, Dry Goods will occupy a 3,625-square-foot space in the Macy's ... more
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New Hall Diner will close after this weekend: “I couldn’t have asked for a better crew”

The New Hall Diner is closing at the end of the weekend. Owner Tamarie Cataldo wrote in a Facebook Post on the diner's page earlier this month that despite efforts to purchase the building, the ... more
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Minimum wage: What does tying it to inflation mean for workers?

New York is set to raise its minimum wage next year, with an additional change that will tie future increases to inflation. This decision is the outcome of a sustained push by advocates who campaigned ... more
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Better Business Bureau warns job seekers of employment scams

As the summer job search season approaches, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging the public to exercise caution when verifying employment offers to avoid being scammed. Katarina Schmeider, Communications Director of the BBB of ... more
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Red Jacket Orchards announces closure of Geneva farm store

Business is flourishing, but there will be a major change for Red Jacket Orchards. In a letter to customers, CEO Brian Nicholson said that despite massive growth in business the farm store that has become ... more
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Ovid Big M sold to Hermann brothers: Grocery store will be third location for duo

One of the oldest running grocery stores in the Finger Lakes is changing hands. The Ovid Big M has been sold to Scott and Jake Hermann. The brothers started in the grocery business many years ... more
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NYSDOL launches digital literacy program

In response to the growing need for computer literacy in the job market, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has initiated a digital literacy program. The program, launched in partnership with Northstar Digital ... more
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Canandaigua 1892 opens doors to Finger Lakes

Canandaigua 1892, a unique boutique rental hotel, has opened its doors in the Finger Lakes region, marking a significant milestone for the area. The hotel, located on Main Street in a historically significant building, offers ... more
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Woody’s Bar & Grille will not renew lease at Waterloo hotel

It's time for a change. Liz Legott-Comatis at Woody's Bar & Grille said in a Facebook post that the restaurant would not be renewing its lease with the Quality Inn located along State Route 414 ... more
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RBJ names Kyle Johnson, CFO at Leonard’s Express one of region’s best financial leaders

The Rochester Business Journal and the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) have selected Kyle Johnson, Chief Financial Officer of Leonard’s Express, as a “Financial Leaders 2023” honoree. Johnson is one of four Rochester-area executives ... more
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Coca-Cola will build massive milk facility on Monroe-Wayne county border creating 250 new jobs

Governor Kathy Hochul announced that The Coca-Cola Company will construct a new 745,000 square-foot facility in Webster to produce lactose-free milk products. The $650 million project is expected to create up to 250 new jobs, ... more
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Plan Online Investments and Develop a Strategy Using Bitcoin

Introduction The idea of investing is undoubtedly known to you, and you may even have some familiarity with it. Yet you may be asking what measures to take next if you want to take charge ... more
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