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Cheribundi will close Geneva plant, move to Michigan

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Cheribundi announced in a press release on Friday that its moving out of New York. Cheribundi CEO Mike Hagan said the company will start closing its manufacturing plant off Route 14A next week. That plant is in the former Tops supermarket building. The move will take one of the nation’s largest producers of tart cherry juice to Michigan. FingerLakes1.com has... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Allen Connely discusses local ARC merger and newly-named Mozaic (podcast)

LIVE AT 8:30 AM: Allen Connelly discusses local ARC merger on Inside the FLX (podcast)
This week on Inside the FLX Allen Connely, CEO of the newly-named MOZAIC (formerly known as the Cayuga-Seneca ARC and Yates ARC) is in-studio discussing the merger that brought on the new name. He talks about the work that went into the change, and how it’s impacting the services provided by the organization. Listen to the episode above, or watch... more

Frontier Communications is considering bankruptcy

Frontier Communications is considering bankruptcy
Financial reports indicate that Frontier Communications is considering bankruptcy. A debt payment is due soon, which prompted the company to ‘evaluate’ its capital structure. Company officials say they’re working to reduce debt now. The expectation is that the company would file Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which would allow it to keep operating. Frontier is based in Norwalk, Connecticut. They provide television,... more

Tessy Plastics recognized globally for climate disclosure in 2019

Tessy Plastics recognized globally for climate disclosure in 2019
Tessy Plastics has been recognized for its climate action achieving a place on global environmental impact nonprofit CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for climate change, based on the company’s climate disclosure in 2019. Tessy was recognized for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low- carbon economy, based on the data submitted by the company through CDP’s... more

Skaneateles moves closer to seeing new 88-room hotel project approved

Skaneateles moves closer to seeing new 88-room hotel project approved
It was a packed house on Tuesday as the Skaneateles Planning Board met to talk about a proposed hotel. Neighbors learned more about the Woodbine Hospitality Group’s proposed project, which would bring an ew 88-room hotel to the village. The hotel would be located along Old Seneca Turnpike, near the Hill-Rom. That’s the former Welch Allyn site. CNYCentral reports that... more

Governor Cuomo outlines full-plan for spending in 2020 (video)

Governor Cuomo outlines full-plan for spending in 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo says his proposals outline a bold vision for New York as it battles with some of the toughest economic pressures the state has faced in years. The 2020 budget plan features a $33 billion five-year plan to combat climate change, including a new plan to streamline government bureaucracy to deliver renewable energy projects faster; a $25 billion expansion of... more

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, which will display local restaurants available for delivery – many of which will be participating in a program... more

Southern Tier ready to welcome third hemp processor

Southern Tier ready to welcome third hemp processor
The Southern Tier is getting ready to welcome its third hemp processor. Great Eastern Hemp is reconfiguring a former sheltered workshop in Johnson City to produce CBD from industrial hemp, according to CNYCentral. The company bought the space for $2.2 million and will start work at the facility later this year. Canadian company Canopy Growth broke ground on a processing... more

Local business owners question Cayuga County’s RFP process at Emerson Park Pavilion

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Cayuga County may be going back to the drawing board, after an RFP process was called into question. As result, the County might consider accepting new bids on a contract to cater events at the Emerson Park Pavilion. The catering company that held the contract for years, gave up the site in 2019. The contract was transferred to A&M Catering.... more

Divorce as a Career Driver: Positive outlook and experts’ comments

Divorce as a Career Driver: Positive outlook and experts’ comments
Psychologists warn that career breakdowns often occur after divorces. And no wonder. Going through a divorce or relationship breakdown can be one of the most stressful life events. Studies show that divorce is equivalent to 80 points on the 100-point stress scale. It is considered the second most stressful event after the death of the spouse. Divorce often affects the... more

Pier 1 Imports will close three locations in region

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Pier 1 Imports is closing a number of stores, and several locations in the Finger Lakes will be included. Earlier it was reported that the Pier 1 store in Ithaca would close. At the time, the company announced that around half of its 942 locations would be closed. Then this week it was confirmed that locations in Greece and Henrietta... more

How ePacket Services Are Strengthening The Ties Of Nations

How ePacket Services Are Strengthening The Ties Of Nations
A new postal service called ePacket service has begun to increase in popularity in an effort to strengthen the ties between the China/Hong Kong and United States postal services. This ePacket service enables customers from both the U.S and China to send postal to and from each other in a fairly short amount of time. When the Hong Kong Post... more

Menzo Case named Seneca Chamber’s 2019 Citizen of the Year (video)

Menzo Case names Seneca Chamber’s 2019 Citizen of the Year
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and Goulds Pumps announced last night at the organizations annual dinner that Menzo Case has received the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year Award. Working with Chamber President & CEO Jeff Shipley, Duprey Video produced the video below, which was shown at the annual dinner and awards ceremony at del Lago Resort & Casino on... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Port 100 secures new funding, has bold outlook for 2020 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: What’s next for Port 100 in Geneva (podcast)
Earlier this month it was announced that around $30,000 had been secured in funding through Ontario County Economic Development for Port 100, a co-working space in downtown Geneva, which had seen its public funding disappear unceremoniously after a decision by last year’s City Council. Maureen Ballatori, who runs the facility, as well as her own marketing agency out of the... more

BG’s Italian Restaurant closes unexpectedly in Border City

BG’s Italian Restaurant closes unexpectedly in Border City
The owners of an Italian restaurant along Route 5&20 between Waterloo and Geneva closed unexpectedly. “Due to unforeseen circumstances we will be closing the restaurant,” the owners said in a post to Facebook. “Thank you to everyone who gave us a shot!” Just two days earlier things appeared to be moving forward normally for the business – as they posted... more
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