posted on November 22, 2013 07:16
Two companies are going to invest well over a $1-billion in a clean energy research campus that will create 850 new jobs in Western New York.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said the high tech campus will be constructed on 90 acres of land along the Buffalo River.
The two companies are investing $750-million each. The state is putting in another $250-million.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday for New York State Trooper Ross Riley who died during a training accident at Letchworth State Park. Calling hours for trooper Ross Riley will take place Sunday from 4:00 through 8:00 p.m. at the Casey Halwig and Hartle Funeral Home in Olean.
The funeral service will be on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Reilly Center on the campus of St. Bonaventure University.
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its annual awards.
This year, there are two Geneseeans of the year.
One is Timothy Adams of Stafford.
The other is Rotarian and Go-Art Board Member Laurie Mastin of Pavilion
Alex’s Place, is service business of the year and Adam Miller Toy and Bike is retail business of the year.
Special recognition went to the Bergen Business and Civic Association.
The awards will be handed out at the Chamber’s annual awards ceremony February 22nd.
The city of Batavia wants to hand out some awards.
The city is seeking nominations for its Community Volunteer of the Year, Homeowner of the Year and Business of the Year.
Nomination forms are available on the city’s website.
Overtime pay is soaring within New York state government. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state spent 462-million-dollars on overtime during the first nine months of the year. That's 65-million-dollars more than the same period one year ago. DiNapoli says reliance on overtime is becoming an expensive habit for the state.