posted on September 06, 2013 07:25
Cheese maker Yancy’s Fancy is now planning to build a $20.7 million plant in the county’s Pembroke industrial park in and not on the site of its existing facility.
The county’s Economic Development Center yesterday gave their preliminary approval to the revised project which involves about $1.6-million in tax incentives.
The 112,000 sq. ft. facility will be built on what is known as the Buffalo East Industrial Park.
Yancy’s Fancy employs the equivalent of just over 100 people.
The project, first proposed last March, is expected to create 50 new jobs within four years.
The Economic Development center board also yesterday approved a $450,000 tax incentive package for Graham Corporation. The company is planning a $5.5-million dollar expansion of its facilities in Batavia.
Two LeRoy brothers have now been indicted on several burglary charges accusing them of stealing high voltage electrical wire for the copper.
25-year-old Dustin Nicometo, and his 28-year-old brother Michael are accused of entering Troy Manufacturing on Lake Street in LeRoy in last December and taking over 3-thousand dollars worth of wire.
LeRoy Police worked the case for five months. The Nicometo’s are trained electricians.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after nearly 4,000 pounds of copper was stolen from a wind farm in Orangeville.
Deputies say large-diameter copper was taken on three separate occasions since June from the Wind Farm Power Station on Centerline Road, which is currently under construction.
The sheriff’s office says area scrap yards should report any suspiciously selling large amounts of copper.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office.
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
Webster Police Officer Mark Reed is the New York State Police Officer of the Year. Governor Andrew Cuomo says Reed put himself in grave risk Christmas Eve when he responded as a gunman ambushed first responders on Lake Road in Webster, killing two firefighters.
Internet giant Yahoo is looking to hire 125 customer care agents for their facility in Lockport. The company says anyone interested in the positions must have a bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of higher than three-point-two. Interested candidates must also be available to work seven days a week.