Category: Business

HWS entrepreneurial programs take downtown space

HWS entrepreneurial programs take downtown space

Downtown Geneva has become a magnet for entrepreneurs of every sort — from restaurants, to nightclubs to business ventures focusing on sustainability. And now it will play an integral role in a Hobart and William Smith Colleges program whose charge is to ... MORE
Finger Lakes Technologies Group sale to FirstLight finalized

Finger Lakes Technologies Group sale to FirstLight finalized

The sale of Finger Lakes Technologies Group and its fiber-optic network to Albany-based FirstLight has been finalized. FirstLight officials announced the completion of the sale Wednesday. FirstLight is a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast. Company officials said ... MORE
IDA sets hearing on aid to casino hotel

IDA sets hearing on aid to casino hotel

Should the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency provide financial assistance for a proposed Hilton Garden Inn at del Lago Resort & Casino? Anyone who has a comment on that question can make it known at a public hearing scheduled for 5:30 p.m ... MORE
Lansing representatives tour Cayuga Salt Mine

Lansing representatives tour Cayuga Salt Mine

Lansing Town officials went 2,300 feet below ground as they toured the Cayuga Salt Mine Friday (9/11), and New York State Senator Pamela Helming toured the mine Tuesday. Mine officials offered the tour in the hope that it would help them understand ... MORE
Waterloo CSD gets a boost from local business

Waterloo CSD gets a boost from local business

Seneca Meadows recently presented several donations to support a variety of Waterloo Central School programs. First, for the fourth year, the Rock Stein Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Kory Rauscher Memorial Athletic Scholarship recently received donations from Seneca Meadows. The Fill the ... MORE
Auburn Community Hospital nurses call for increase in staffing

Auburn Community Hospital nurses call for increase in staffing

Dozens of people filled the Regional Economic Center building of Cayuga Community College Tuesday night in support of Auburn Community Hospital nurses seeking an increase in staffing and safer working conditions. Some spoke before Cayuga County legislators during the body's full meeting, ... MORE
Developers plans apartments for former Trinity Church

Developers plans apartments for former Trinity Church

Lakeside Engineering and their client, Ed Zukowski, a regional developer, who owns a number of local rental properties — unveiled plans this week to renovate a significant structure in Seneca Falls. Residents have noticed construction taking place at a former church near ... MORE
Beef & Brew of Geneva carves out a tasty niche

Beef & Brew of Geneva carves out a tasty niche

It’s up the hill from the trendy and often pricey restaurants and nightclubs of the much-celebrated Linden Street area. It has a vacant lot on one side of the Main Street restaurant, a drugstore parking lot on the other. However, the lack ... MORE
Fleming store and gas station temporarily closed

Fleming store and gas station temporarily closed

The Express Mart convenience store and Sunoco gas station on White Bridge Road in Fleming is temporarily closed, though it was not clear Thursday for how long. Donald Bowen, building inspector and code enforcement officer for the town of Fleming, said Express ... MORE
Newark Walmart wants its assessment slashed

Newark Walmart wants its assessment slashed

Walmart wants the town of Arcadia to shave nearly $3 million off its assessment for its Supercenter on Route 31 in the village. However, the town’s assessor is confident that his assessment will stand up to any court test. Walmart, identified as ... MORE
$600,000 available for downtown Geneva building improvements

$600,000 available for downtown Geneva building improvements

Downtown property owners are being invited to apply for funds to help revitalize their buildings. The city said $600,000 from its Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding is available for commercial properties within the DRI Study Area. The General Adaptive Reuse Fund will provide ... MORE
Big Apple media touts Wayne County pie

Big Apple media touts Wayne County pie

When Christine Worth was asked to find an apple pie to submit for a media contest, she immediately knew who to turn to — Lagoner Farms of Williamson. “When I drive by I think of her apple dumplings and when I bring ... MORE
Dental lab seeks IDA assistance in Seneca Falls

Dental lab seeks IDA assistance in Seneca Falls

Officials at Danaren Dental Labs say they need to expand their Seneca Falls production facility to remain competitive. Company President Danielle Bonafiglia-Wirth said the current operation in the BonaDent building on Routes 5&20, the former Walmart, could move to South Carolina or ... MORE
Geneva BID seeking candidates for Executive Director

Geneva BID seeking candidates for Executive Director

The Geneva Business Improvement District is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Geneva BID is seeking a full-time leader of its staff. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to Info@GenevanyBID.com. Salary will be dependent upon ... MORE
WEBER THIS WEEK: Hicham Jaddoud & Alicia Rath of del Lago Hotel (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Hicham Jaddoud & Alicia Rath of del Lago Hotel (podcast)

Meet Hicham Jaddoud, General Manager & Alicia Rath, Front Office Manager of the newly opened hotel at del Lago Resort and Casino in Tyre, NY. Learn about the special touches that make their hotel a step above the competition and some of ... MORE
Schutzer joins MRB Group in July

Schutzer joins MRB Group in July

MRB Group President Ryan Colvin announced that Harrison Schutzer has joined the engineering and architecture firm to support its growing Rochester office. “We’re fortunate Harrison chose to work at MRB Group,” said Colvin, who says Schutzer’s new role will provide a beneficial ... MORE
'Dunkin Hortons' is NOT coming to Auburn; it doesn't even exist

‘Dunkin Hortons’ is NOT coming to Auburn; it doesn’t even exist

On Sunday morning, many people passing the old Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop on Grant Avenue in Auburn might have noticed a new sign on the property, and they might have gotten their hopes up. The sign was attached to the ... MORE
Auburn based teleservices firm earns more national accolades

Auburn based teleservices firm earns more national accolades

Auburn-based AnswerUSA Group received four Awards of Excellence for Outstanding Service at the Association of TeleServices International 2017 Annual Convention in Chicago, the company announced recently. Four AnswerUSA Group offices — Answer Finger Lakes (Auburn), Answer Syracuse, Answer Watertown and Answer Bay ... MORE